Events

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

  • 19 September 2014 Volunteering Conference 2014 – updated information
    ConferenceReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    This year coordinators, managers and recruiters will not only be able to come along to the conference but can also register members …

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  • 20 September 2014 Repair Cafe
    Public interestTransition Town Reading
    Come along, and get help to repair things, for free! And there’s cake! September Repair Cafe is run in partnership with Reading Bicycle …

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  • 20 September 2014 Dogs Unite!
    FundraisingGuide Dogs for the Blind Association
    Guide Dogs is desperately requiring enthusiastic dog walkers and their dogs to take part in our sponsored Dogs Unite.Dogs who sign up …

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  • 23 September 2014 Parliamentary Outreach: Train the Trainer
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    On 23 and 24 September the Parliamentary Outreach Service will be delivering a 2 day training course as part of the ‘Training the …

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  • 24 September 2014 Informal Youthwork Training Workshop – Working with young people from different faiths
    TrainingReading Children’s & Voluntary Youth Services (RCVYS)
    RCVYS are continuing with a series of Informal Youthwork Training Workshops;  the next one will be entitled “Working with young people from …

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  • 25 September 2014 Living Well With Dementia
    ConferenceEarley Charity
    Come along between 3pm and 7:30pm to this Free event for people with dementia, their families, friends & anyone who is working …

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  • 25 September 2014 Thrive Golf Day
    Sport / FitnessThrive
    Take part in 18 holes of golf alongside some fantastic competition challenges – beat the pro, longest drive, putting challenge and nearest …

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  • 26 September 2014 Budgeting and Financial Forecasting for Managers and Trustees
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    This session will benefit finance workers and trustees responsible for preparing and monitoring budgets. Participants will consider differences between surplus (deficit) on …

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  • 27 September 2014 Charity accounts: Introduction to Sage
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    This one day course will teach you everything you need to know if your organisation is moving to SAGE for managing your …

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  • 30 September 2014 get stARTed! Empowering Community Groups Through Art
    TrainingEmpowering West Berkshire
    This FREE and exciting workshop is offered by get stARTed in conjunction with Empowering West Berkshire and West Berkshire Council. This practical …

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  • 1 October 2014 Reading celebrates UK Older People’s Day
    ShowcaseReading Older People’s Partnership (ROPP)
    People are living longer and 23% of the UK will be aged 65 and over by 2035. The main aim of UK …

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  • 1 October 2014 The Equalities Alliance – Next Steering Group Meeting
    Community developmentAlliance for Cohesion and Racial Equality (ACRE)
    Free for all – You are invited to The Equalities Alliance Next Steering Group Meeting. Building upon the great work accomplished at …

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  • 2 October 2014 Session 1 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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  • 3 October 2014 Reading Community Learning Centre AGM
    AGMReading Community Learning Centre (RCLC)
    You are warmly invited to attend the meeting, to join us in celebrating the achievements of the centre and to share your …

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  • 3 October 2014 Transfer of Children’s (0 – 5 yrs) Health Visitors to Public Health
    ForumReading Borough Council (RBC)
    If the children’s health visiting services is important to you and your clients, please hold this date: Friday 3rd October, Victoria Hall, …

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  • 4 October 2014 Reading Town Harvest
    Festival / Fete / CarnivalReading International Solidarity Centre (RISC)
    Reading Food Growing Network is running the Harvest day, including pre-bookable workshops on vegetable growing for winter, cider making, chutneys and preserves, and tool care …

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  • 4 October 2014 Big Lunches Extra: Reading Roadshow
    Open dayReading Neighbourhood Network (RNN)
    If you are involved in, care about and contribute to your local community whether for work or leisure or both, please join …

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  • 8 October 2014 RVA Annual General Meeting
    AGMReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Please join us for our Annual General Meeting and networking breakfast. As well as the formal business there will be an opportunity …

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  • 11 October 2014 PIP Mountain Bike Challenge
    FundraisingPursuing Independent Paths (PIP)
    Join the PIP team for a challenging and beautiful mountain bike ride through the Chiltern Valley and along the Thames. This exciting …

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  • 11 October 2014 Reading RESCUE community clean-up
    ActivityReading RESCUE (Rivers and Environmental Spaces Clean Up)
    Reading RESCUE is held twice yearly, in March and October, bringing the public, community and the business sectors together to plan and …

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  • 18 October 2014 Oxjam Reading Takeover 2014 – Local music global impact
    EntertainmentOxjam Reading Takeover
    Oxjam Reading Takeover returns for its 3rd year this October. Featuring over 60 bands and artists across 6 venues, this years event …

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  • 20 October 2014 Training: Stop Loan Sharks and understand community lending schemes
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    The Illegal Money Lending Team are delivering this free session for individuals, residents’ associations, community groups, community workers and anyone who wants to help …

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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