Events

Here is a list of upcoming events from RVA and its members.

  • 22 October 2014 Volunteer Coordinators’ Network
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Join us for the next meeting of the Volunteer Coordinators’ Network facilitated by Reading Voluntary Action. You will have a chance to …

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  • 23 October 2014 Parenting Special Children
    AGMParenting Special Children
    Come and learn more about the work that Parenting Special Children has been doing over the 2013/14 year with up to 50 …

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  • 23 October 2014 Informal Youthwork Training Workshop
    TrainingReading Children’s & Voluntary Youth Services (RCVYS)
    The next Informal Youthwork Training Workshop will be working with young people at risk of becoming NEET (Not in Education, Employment or …

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  • 23 October 2014 AGM of Reading Düsseldorf Association
    AGMReading Dusseldorf Association
    A chance to hear about Reading’s long-standing friendship with Düsseldorf and what’s happened this year, to contribute to planning for next year …

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  • 24 October 2014 The Revolution of Dignity – Maidan
    ExhibitionReading Ukrainian Community Centre
    The Association of Ukrainians in Reading invite you to a special photographic exhibition dedicated to Maidan (Independence Square) Kyiv, Ukraine. ‘We are approaching …

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  • 25 October 2014 Challenging Islamophobia – free event
    TrainingReading International Solidarity Centre (RISC)
    A workshop for community workers, youth workers, teachers and all who are concerned about Islamophobia. recognising Islamophobia and dealing with it in …

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  • 27 October 2014 Free Training: Better Bid Writing
    TrainingWokingham Borough Voluntary Sector Forum
    Better Bid Writing Presented by Bruce Wright Funding Adviser, WBVSF: Improve the quality of your funding applications by using structured answers. This …

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  • 30 October 2014 Fire Warden Workshop
    TrainingWokingham Borough Voluntary Sector Forum
    Fire Warden Workshop This is a 4 hour accredited Fire Warden Course led by Ian James, who has over twenty years of …

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  • 5 November 2014 Volunteer Walk Leader Training
    TrainingReading Borough Council (RBC)
    Reading Borough Council is currently recruiting a Walks Programme Coordinator to lead on the development, delivery and co-ordination of a local walks …

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  • 6 November 2014 Autism Training
    TrainingBerkshire Autistic Society
    The aim of this course is to give people a real understanding of what autism is and what it feels like to …

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  • 7 November 2014 Meet the funder – Lloyds Bank Foundation
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Sara Cooney from the Lloyds Bank Foundation is keen to meet voluntary groups and charities to hear about your projects and to …

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  • 9 November 2014 Reading Interfaith Group Relaunch and Reunion
    Social gatheringReading Interfaith Group
    An opportunity to get together, catch up, renew friendships, celebrate all that we have achieved so far, make new friends and embrace …

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  • 10 November 2014 Depression monthly peer support group
    Social gatheringDepression Xpression
    Depression Xpression’s monthly peer support group is a chance to make new friends who know how you’re feeling. We have a speaker …

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  • 11 November 2014 Big Lottery Fund’s Awards for All – Funding Advice Workshop
    TrainingReading Borough Council – Funding Information Service
    BIG LOTTERY FUND will be in Reading, at the Civic Centre, on Tuesday 11 November 2014 (between 10.30am-12.30am) to explain how to …

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  • 14 November 2014 Making the Most of Social Media Training
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Making the most of social media is about getting the most out of your networks (and other people’s!) and using social media …

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  • 15 November 2014 Out of Africa Charity Ball
    FundraisingCreating Better Futures
    You are cordially invited to Out of Africa CHARITY BALL. The evening will offer you an exciting experience of Africa at the …

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  • 17 November 2014 Introductory Autism Awareness
    TrainingAutAngel
    Autism is an invisible difference that can also be a disability. Most autistic people are currently undiagnosed. You probably have an autistic …

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  • 19 November 2014 Mindfulness for a Happy Life – Free Public Talk
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationShantideva Buddhist Centre
    Kadam Bridget Heyes is an international Kadampa Buddhist teacher known for her practical wisdom, compassionate heart and inspiring teachings presented with lightness, …

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  • 19 November 2014 Preventative support to adults and carers in Reading
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Borough Council (RBC)
    From 2015, Reading Borough Council will have responsibilities under the Care Act to make sure Reading residents can get support to prevent …

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  • 21 November 2014 QCF Level 2 Qualification: Introductory Awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions
    TrainingBerkshire Autistic Society
    Edexcel Level 2 Diploma unit in Health and Social Care (Adults) Unit 28: Introductory Awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions (QCF level: 2, …

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  • 21 November 2014 Christmas Market
    Market / SaleSt Michael’s Church of England
    As Winter approaches the life of St Michael’s Tilehurst enters a quieter phase after the joys of celebrating 825 years on this …

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  • 21 November 2014 Community Information and Signposting Session
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    This information sharing session, run by Reading Advice Network, Reading Borough Council and RVA will provide an opportunity for Community development workers Community …

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  • 21 November 2014 Berkshire’s Inspiration and Participation Awards 2014 – make your nomination by 21 November
    Online nomination deadlineGet Berkshire Active
    Celebrate Berkshire’s unsung sporting champions by making a nomination to the BIP Awards organised by Get Berkshire Active. The awards offer lots …

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  • 26 November 2014 Support for Victims of Crime – Introductory Workshop (option 1)
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    This free workshop is ideal for volunteers and staff who might support victims of crime as part of their role within generalist …

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  • 4 December 2014 Session 8 Volunteer Training Programme
    TrainingParenting Special Children
    As an Approved Provider of the Mentoring and Befriending Foundation, Parenting Special Children (PSC) is opening up its Autumn Volunteer Training programme …

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  • 8 December 2014 Depression monthly peer support group
    Social gatheringDepression Xpression
    Depression Xpression’s monthly peer support group is a chance to make new friends who know how you’re feeling. We have a speaker …

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  • 10 December 2014 Support for Victims of Crime – Introductory Workshop (option 2)
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    This free workshop is ideal for volunteers and staff who might support victims of crime as part of their role within generalist …

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  • 12 December 2014 Local campaigning and influencing training
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    NCVO’s local campaigning and influencing programme aims to build the knowledge, skills and confidence of local VCS organisations in campaigning, influencing and engaging …

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  • 7 January 2015 Attwood on Aspergers and Autism
    ConferenceBerkshire Autistic Society
    A two day conference featuring Professor Tony Attwood, a clinical psychologist who specialises in autism. Day 1 Social understanding and Learning differences …

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  • 22 March 2015 Mencap Reading Half Marathon
    Sport / FitnessReading Mencap
    We are recruiting  now for next year’s Reading Half Marathon Race entries tend to close by the start of December. Reading Mencap can …

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