January 2024 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/archives/category/around-caversham

Caversham Library – 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 reading.gov.uk/ leisure/all-libraries/caversham-library

Geo Café Artists 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.

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 in term time. 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

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

WednesdaysLight 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. Please see: www.gracechurchcaversham.org.uk

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. Email: waltham.band@gmail.com

ThursdaysFriendly Over-60s Social Club – 10:00-13:00 at Milestone Centre, Caversham Park Village. Hot lunch, quizzes and the chance to chat. Contact Cheryl at 07964750182 or Trina at 07477570541

ThursdaysBaby Massage with midwife Katie – 12:15-12:55 at the Weller Centre during erm times only. Suitable for babies from 6 weeks to crawling. 50p donation towards costs. Refreshments available.

Thursdays – Community Hub Café – 14:00 – 16:30 Mapledurham Playing Fields Pavilion, Woodcote Road, RG4 7EZ. Hot and cold refreshments. Warren and District Residents Association 

FridaysToddler Group at Hemdean House – 09:45-10:45 at Hemdean School Hall. Ideal for children 6 months+. £2 donation per child, coffee and tea included.

FridaysWarm Welcome Space – 10:00-13:30 at Caversham Baptist Church, South Street, RG4 8HY. All welcome, just drop in for free refreshments, including hot soup from 12:00. Tel 0118 954 5353 www.cavershambaptistchurch.org.uk

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: Keepcavershamtidy@gmail.com, FB: Keep Caversham Tidy

SundaysCaversham Artisan & Farmers Market– Caversham Precinct. 10:00-15:00. See: www.facebook.com/CAFMarket

SundaysNordic Walk (or just walking). Free to all. Tel. 07931754096 or email Pat at Wirralbird@hotmail.com

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

Wednesday 3 JanuaryRosehill Ladies – 14:00, St Barnabas Village Hall.  The entertainment will be a quiz

Friday 5 JanuaryBereavement 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

Friday 5 JanuaryChazey Women’s Institute – 14:30 at St. Andrew’s Church Hall, Albert Road, RG4 7AW. Art, craft and book groups, plus coffees and lunches. Email: chazeywi@berkshirewi.co.uk or FB: Chazey Women’s Institute.

Thursday 18 JanuaryCaversham Women’s Institute – 19:30 at Church House, Caversham. www.thewi.org.uk or Tel. 01189 475176

Monday 22 JanuaryBirds, Bins and a Brew: getting to know the birds in your garden – 14.00 at Abbey Baptist Church, Abbey Square, Reading. Talk to Reading u3a by Ailsa Claybourn of the Reading and District Natural History Society. Free entry, non-members welcome. Further info: www.readingu3a.org.uk

Sunday 21 JanuaryHymn Café – 15:00-16:00 at Caversham Baptist Church. Relaxed café style setting with hymns, prayers, testimony and cake.

Friday 27 JanuaryLe 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: readingcerclefrancais@gmail.com

Friday 26 January to Sunday 28 JanuaryThe Big Garden Birdwatch -For details and to register, see www.rspb.org.uk/whats-happening/big-garden-birdwatch

Advanced notice
Saturday 23rd March 2024Spring Show – Caversham Horticultural Society – 13:00 – 15:00. Caversham Baptist Church Hall (Prospect St, Caversham). Their first Spring show for over 10 years!
Put the date in your diary. See www.caversham-horticultural.org.uk/spring-show

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