September 2023 What’s On

IF YOU have an event planned, please send details to 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 in our online What’s On, which is updated regularly. To see what has been added check:

Caversham Library – opening: 09:00 – 17:00 Tuesday and Friday, 13:00 – 19:00 Thursday and 10:00 – 15:00 Saturday. Regular events include:
Rhymetimes for the little ones – popular, so please book first! Every Tuesday at 10:15 and 11:15.
Games Club, Friday mornings 10:30-12:00. All adults welcome – refreshments!
Sit and Stitch 17:30 – 19:45, on 2nd and 4th Thursdays every month. Refreshments –
come and be inspired.
Tel. 0118 9375103 or see

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. Open every day.

Mondays – Caversham Park Bridge Club – at the Milestone Centre,19:15 for 19:30 start. Phone Lin 0118 3348195 for further information.

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

TuesdaysSt. John’s Baby and Toddler Group – Caversham Hall, St. John’s Road. Term time 9:30 – 11:00. All welcome.

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

WednesdaysCaversham Writers – Welcoming enthusiastic hobbyists and aspiring authors alike. Meeting weekly in person or via Zoom. Free to all. For details: or @CavershamWriter on Twitter

WednesdaysThe Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band – Neville Hall in Waltham St. Lawrence RG10 0JJ 20:00 – 22:00. Free and friendly club for brass instrumentalists. Specific vacancies for 1st Tenor Horn, Solo and 2nd Cornet, Solo Trombone or Euphonium, Bass Trombone and Percussion. Email:

SaturdaysKeep Caversham Tidy – A local charity dedicated to eliminating litter and improving public spaces in Caversham. Free to join and no ongoing commitment. Families welcome! Email: Facebook: Keep Caversham Tidy

SundaysFarmer’s Market and Artisan Fair – Caversham Precinct. 10:00 – 15:00. See

SundaysNordic Walk (or just walking). Free to all. Tel. 07931 754096 or email Pat at

Friday 1 SeptemberBereavement Café – 14:00 – 15:30 at St. Barnabas, Emmer Green. 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 2 to Saturday 30 September – Exhibition of stone carving and collage art by local artist, Roger Smalley – Caversham Picture Framer, 5A Church Road, RG4 7AA See

Saturday 2 SeptemberCaversham Horticultural Society – Autumn Show – 14.00 – 16:30 at Emmer Green Primary School. For details, see

Saturday 2 SeptemberRock’n’Ale Festival – 18:30 – 23:00 at Our Lady and St Anne’s School playing fields, Caversham. This family friendly music event benefits the Motor Neuron Disease Association. £13 for adults, £5 for under 16’s and under 5’s are free. Purchase at

Wednesday 6 SeptemberCaversham Heights Society – 20:00 at Caversham Heights Methodist Church Hall. See for details

Thursday 7 SeptemberPop Classics Record Store Opening – St Martin’s Precinct, 35 Church Street. See

Saturday 9 September – Artists & Makers Fair – 10:00 – 16:00 at Caversham Methodist Hall, Gosbrook Road. Local artists and craftspeople display their work for sale. Refreshments available. Entry free. For further information phone Jean at 07808 966928 or visit

Wednesday 13 SeptemberCaversham Horticultural Society – 19:30 at Caversham Baptist Church Hall.

Thursday 14 SeptemberCaversham Women’s Institute – 19:30 at Church House, Caversham. or Tel. 0118 9475176

Sunday 17 SeptemberHymn Café – 15:00 – 16:00 at Caversham Baptist Church. Relaxed café style setting with hymns, prayers, testimony and cake.

Wednesday 20 SeptemberLight on the Hill Café – 19:30 – 21:30 at Grace Church, 119 Peppard Road, RG4 8TR. A wellbeing café for adults 18+. Come as you are for tea and a chat.

Friday 22 SeptemberLe Cercle Français – 19:30 – 21:30 at Church House, 59 Church Street, RG4 8AX. For those who are learning French, love France and for French nationals. Admission £5, welcome drink included. Email: