Bridge the Gap

Help disadvantaged children this Christmas

by Anna Waite, Reading Family Aid READING Family Aid helps children in the Reading area living in poverty and with other disadvantages. For example, they may be young carers, or living in a family affected […]

Bridge the Gap

Autumn Photo Competition

We want to see the amazing and creative ways that you have captured the beauty of the our area during these strange times. There is a prize for the winning photograph of a £25 John […]

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Community Connections – Ruth Martin

Community Connections by Caroline Gratrix – During lockdown, kind hearted local candle maker Ruth Martin suspended production of her candles to make hand creams for local NHS workers. Ruth, along with neighbour and friend Antonia from […]

In The News

Creative Caversham – Gloria Pitt

COLOURFUL CAVERSHAM by Elstr Lee Anyone who has completed the Caversham Arts Trail, or visited exhibitions put on by Caversham Artists, will have seen the stunning scarves designed and woven by textile designer Gloria Pitt. As […]

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Creative Caversham – Janina Maher

BROUGHT TO BOOK by Elestr Lee MANY OF us have coped with lockdown by catching up with some reading. And books – in the form of stationery – have also come in useful to store tidied-up […]

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Creative Caversham – Barbara Goodbun

DEARLY PRE-LOVED by Elestr Lee USUALLY, new works of art or craft are just that – new. However local artist Barbara Goodbun has for many years been creating wonderful works of art using old, recycled materials. Greta […]

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Creative Caversham – Charles Burns

LIFE ON THE SHARP EDGE by Elestr Lee MOST artists build up a range of favoured ‘tools of their trade’ – but Emmer Green silhouettist, Charles Burns, lives by just one item – his surgical scissors. […]

Talking Point

Talking Point – October 2020

FOR MANY of us the past few months may have been very challenging. Some of us may have felt isolated and alone, others have been wearied by the pressures of work and children, all of […]