June 2023 What’s On

If you have an event planned, please send details to whatson@cavershambridge.org We need to receive these no later than the 10th of the month before the event for inclusion in the printed paper. Later submissions can be included on our online What’s On, which is updated regularly. To see what has been added check: cavershambridge.org/local-info/whats-on

 Caversham Library – opening: 09:00 – 17:00 Tuesday and Friday, 13:00 – 19:00 Thursday and 10:00 – 15:00 Saturday. For regular events such as Rhymetime see reading.gov.uk/leisure/all-libraries/caversham-library

Geo CaféArtists Against Homelessness, an ongoing and changing exhibition of art by local artists at Geo Café, Prospect Street. For each sale the artist makes a donation to Launchpad Reading. Daily 8:00 to 17:00, Sunday 8:00 to 15:00.

MondaysCaversham Park Bridge Club – at the Milestone Centre,19:15 for 19:30 start. Phone Lin 0118 3348195 for further information. bridgewebs.com/cavershampark

TuesdaysBabies and Toddlers – Gosbrook Road Methodist Church. 10:00 – 11:30. All welcome.

TuesdaysSt. John’s Baby and Toddler Group – Caversham Hall, St. John’s Road. 09:30 – 11:00 in term time. All welcome.

TuesdaysRivarate Choir – Caversham Heights Methodist Church, Highmoor Road. 19:30 in term time. Enjoy singing together. For details see rivarate.com

 Sundays – Farmer’s Market and Artisan Fair – Caversham Precinct. 10:00 – 15:00.  See www.facebook.com/CAFMarket

Sundays – Nordic Walk (or just walking). Free to all. Enjoy a 3-mile circuit led by qualified Nordic Walking Instructor.  Includes warm up and cool down exercises. Tel. 07931754096 or email Pat at Wirralbird@hotmail.com

Sundays – Readifolk Song and Music Club – 20:00 – 22:30 in the garden of Watlington House, RG1 4RA.  £8 admission for performances, £3 on singing nights. See www.redifolk.co.uk

Wednesdays – Light on the Hill Cafe – 19:30 – 21:30 in term time at Grace Church, 119 Peppard Road, RG4 8TR. A wellbeing cafe for adults 18+. Come as you are for tea and a chat.  www.gracechurchcaversham.org.uk

Thursday 1 JunePang Valley Ramblers – 19:00 Evening pub walk. A 3-mile walk starting at Thameside Promenade car park Caversham. First of several walks this month. For more information see: www.pvramblers.org.uk

Sunday 4 JuneRegular Monthly tasks at Clayfield Copse – 10:00-12:30 Friends of Clayfield Copse (ECONET) – Car Park at Caversham Park Road. One of a series of work parties which care for our open spaces. For the full programme, see https://econetreading.org.uk/programme

 Wednesday 7 JuneRosehill Ladies Meeting – 14:00 at St Barnabas Village Hall, Emmer Green. Replacing Rosehill WI with meetings on the first Wednesday of the month. All welcome. Contact jeandhewitt@gmail.com for details.

 Friday 9 JuneBereavement Café – 14:00 – 15:30 at St. Barnabas, Emmer Green.  The café is a safe place to find others who have had their own loss and can appreciate something of your experience. For further info Tel. Gill at 0118 9478772

Saturday 10 June – Artists & Makers Fair – 10:00 – 16:00 at Caversham Methodist Hall, Gosbrook Road. Local artists and craftspeople display their work for sale. Free entry. For further information phone Jean at 07808 966928 or visit www.cavershamcrafts.co.uk

Saturday 10 June – Peppard Unplugged19:30 at Peppard Memorial Hall.  An evening of live music.  For more information see www.peppardunplugged.co.uk/next-show or email info@peppardunplugged.co.uk

Tuesday 13 June – Saturday 1 JulyHenry 1 at Reading Abbey – The Rabble Theatre. For details see rabbletheatre.com/whats-on/

 Saturday 17 JuneConcerts in Caversham – 19:30 at St Andrew’s Church – see page 3 for details

 Sunday 18 JuneGlass Ensemble Ladies Chamber Choir – 16:30 at the Church of Our Lady and St Anne, RG4 5AB. Tickets £12.50 in advance/£15 on the door/under 18s £5, price includes refreshments. Contact Susie on 07930 690 873 or asusied@btinternet.com

Wednesday 21 June -Caversham Horticultural Society19:30 at Caversham Baptist Church Hall. Lecture: Aspects of Fuchsias by Carol Grubler. Light Refreshments. £3 admission for non-members. www.caversham-horticultural.org.uk/events.htm

Thursday 22 JuneCaversham Women’s Institute – 19:30 at Church House, Caversham.  www.thewi.org.uk or Tel. 01189 475176

Saturday 24 June – St Andrew’s Summer Tea Party – 14:00-16:00 – St Andrew’s Church, Albert Road. Teas, cakes, games and more. Raising funds for Reading Street Pastors. See www.standrewscaversham.org/calendar

Saturday 24 June – A Concert for Charlie – 19:00 at Highdown School, Emmer Green. In memory of Charlie Ilsey, providing gifts to children with brain tumours across Berkshire and Oxfordshire.  Adults £10, under 16, £5. Concessions available.

Sunday 25 June – 10:00 Emmer Green 5 & 10K – Follows a multi-terrain course on lanes and footpaths with chip timing. Mini-Oak Challenge for children. See website for fees and registration: emmergreen10k.org.uk

Sunday 25 June – Hymn Café – 15:00 – 16:00 at Caversham Baptist Church. Relaxed café style setting with hymns, prayers, testimony and cake.