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Creative Caversham – Roger Smalley

FIREPLACE THAT LIT A PASSION FOR SCULPTURE This month Elestr Lee meets long-time Caversham resident Roger Smalley, who discovered a talent for working in stone through one of those classic 80s DIY projects… OUR ARTIST […]

Local People

In memory of PC1274 Peter Towner

We received the following notice and the accompanying photograph from his wife, Babs Towner and friend Julia Stanbrook early in 2021: PETER TOWNER died on 4 November 2020. He was a local policeman in Caversham […]

Bridge the Gap

Talking Point – May 2021

MOVING FORWARD IN A STRAIGHT LINE I RECENTLY watched the film ‘News of the World.’ It is set in 1870 just after the American Civil War, and stars Tom Hanks as a retired Army Captain, […]

Around Caversham

June 2021 What’s On

As the lockdown rules are relaxed, there are more events planned for June. Because of the impact of the virus, events like the Reading Water Fest, whilst free, require booking. Do check to see if […]

Around Caversham

Beanpole Day May 22

by Tricia Marcouse ECONET couldn’t hold its annual Beanpole Day in mid April as is custom due to you-know-what restrictions, but we’ll be at Caversham Court from 10:00-15:00 on Saturday 22 May with almost all the […]

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Talking Point – April 2021

‘YOUR TOO LATE IS NOT TOO LATE FOR ME’ IN JOHN 11, verse 25 of the New International Version of the Bible, Jesus told Martha, “… I am the resurrection and the life. The one […]

Around Caversham

May 2021 What’s On

As the lockdown rules are relaxed, there are a few events planned for May. Because of the impact of the virus, it is important to check to see if events are running. Our on-line events […]

Bridge the Gap

Creative Caversham – Lou Jessop

Embroidery and the use of textiles can be raised to an art form in talented hands, as Lou tells Elestr Lee. THERE has always been a tendency for the art world to regard embroidery or […]