Events

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

  • 27 May 2015 Family Day at Whitley Wood Fire Station
    Open dayRoyal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS)
    Come along to this family open day for the opportunity to view the fire station and equipment, as well watch crews demonstrate …

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  • 28 May 2015 Kennet and Avon Towpath Clearance – Change of location
    VolunteeringThe Conservation Volunteers Reading
    We will be working at Padworth Lock on the Kennet and Avon Canal and will be painting parts of the lock itself, …

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  • 29 May 2015 Step Up in South Reading
    VolunteeringReading Borough Council (RBC)
    This is a free event with activities for the whole family and chances for the children to win prizes. Local groups such …

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  • 1 June 2015 Volunteers’ Week Open Morning
    Open dayParents and Children Together (PACT)
    In celebration of this year’s national volunteering week PACT is holding a volunteering open day. You can come along and find out …

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  • 2 June 2015 Shaping Carers Services in Berkshire
    Not specifiedinvolve (formerly Bracknell Forest Voluntary Action)
    This event will explore how the service specifications for carers support services can be developed within Berkshire. Commissioners from across Berkshire will …

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  • 2 June 2015 Restoring Locks along Kennet & Avon Canal – County Lock
    VolunteeringThe Conservation Volunteers Reading
    Do you love our beautiful waterways? Are you interested in their history? Would you like to come and help protect their unique …

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  • 2 June 2015 Training: “Don’t Panic!” Introduction to financial management
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    If you are a new organisation or have recently grown or changed committee members, then this session will help you understand the …

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  • 2 June 2015 Take control of your energy use!
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Borough Council (RBC)
    Businesses and homeowners are invited to this 3rd RCAN / Reading Climate Change Partnership event.   FREE With an increasingly unstable energy …

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  • 3 June 2015 Transforming Care Event
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationTransforming Care Event
    Help us to meet the needs of People with Learning Difficulties and Behaviour that challenges. Please come and take part if you:- …

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  • 3 June 2015 Reading Trustee Network
    ForumReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    The Reading Trustee Network is back in our new home at Reading Central Library. The network will be a great chance to …

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  • 6 June 2015 Summer Fete
    Festival / Fete / CarnivalLeague of Friends of the Royal Berkshire Hospital
    This annual summer fete raises funds for League of Friends RBH charity. There are up to 100 stalls including charity craft business …

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  • 6 June 2015 Charity Event : Summer Family Fun Day
    FundraisingCreating Better Futures
    Join us at the CBF Summer Extravaganza – a Fun Day for all the Family. Enjoy a beautiful afternoon by the River …

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  • 6 June 2015 THE BIG LUNCH
    Social gatheringSouthcote GrowAllot
    Southcote Growallot are holding THE BIG LUNCH on SATURDAY 6th June 2015 We would love to show people in the local area …

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  • 9 June 2015 Talk Cancer – Cancer Research UK training
    TrainingCancer Research UK
    Talk Cancer workshops equip and empower you to raise cancer awareness in your community by: Increasing your knowledge of key messages around …

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  • 16 June 2015 Refugee Week – ‘Leave to Remain’ film screening
    EntertainmentReading Refugee Support Group
    Reading Refugee Support Group, in partnership with the Reading Film Theatre, is marking this year’s Refugee Week by hosting a screening of …

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  • 18 June 2015 Reading Wellbeing Forum
    ForumReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Come to Reading’s first Wellbeing Forum for the voluntary and community sector on Thursday 18th June Book your place for the Reading …

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  • 21 June 2015 Summer Party in Caversham Court Gardens
    EntertainmentFriends of Caversham Court Gardens
    The Friends of Caversham Court Gardens, the Friends of Reading Museum and the Friends of Reading Abbey are getting together again to …

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  • 25 June 2015 Volunteer Management Training 3: Building a Team of Volunteers
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Mosaic have a wealth of experience in using a creative approach to delivering training. Mosaic Creative are committed to using the visual …

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  • 25 June 2015 Volunteer Management Training 2: Valuing volunteers and volunteer development
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Mosaic have a wealth of experience in using a creative approach to delivering training. Mosaic Creative are committed to using the visual …

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  • 26 June 2015 Reading’s Adult Social Care Information & Advice Plan: Measuring Quality and Impact
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Borough Council (RBC)
    Over the last year Reading Borough Council have worked voluntary sector organisations on the Adult Social Care Information & Advice Plan. We’d …

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  • 27 June 2015 Guide Dogs Puppy Palooza Fun Day
    Open dayGuide Dogs for the Blind Association
    You are invited to join in the festivities at the Guide Dogs Reading Mobility Team annual Puppy Palooza Fun Day! Activities on …

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  • 30 June 2015 Fire Awareness Training
    TrainingReading International Solidarity Centre (RISC)
    This course will give candidates knowledge of current legislation, what to do in the event of a fire, prevention of fire, and …

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  • 30 June 2015 Fire Marshall Training
    TrainingReading International Solidarity Centre (RISC)
    This course will provide the candidate with a more comprehensive knowledge of fire, fire safety, fire prevention, legislation and give a clear …

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  • 30 June 2015 Training: “Don’t Panic!” Introduction to the role of a treasurer
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    If you are new to the role of treasurer, have done it for a while but would like to be sure you’re …

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  • 5 July 2015 Berkshire motor show
    FundraisingBerkshire Motor Show
    Our show this year will be held at Prospect Park in Reading on Sunday the 5th of July 2015. All our usual …

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  • 9 July 2015 Safeguarding Children Training for Trustees
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    The Reading Trustee Network is working with RCVYS to provide safeguarding training specifically aimed at trustees and those running unincorporated groups, mutuals …

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  • 11 July 2015 Colostomy Association 10th Anniversary Celebration
    Open dayColostomy Association
    The Colostomy Association is celebrating 10 years of supporting people with a stoma at the Royal Berkshire Conference Centre this July. On …

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  • 14 July 2015 Universal Safeguarding Children Training
    TrainingReading Children’s & Voluntary Youth Services (RCVYS)
    Target Group: All staff whose work brings them into contact with children and young people in whatever circumstances Aims & Outcomes: Have …

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  • 15 July 2015 Trustee Training
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Trustees play an essential role in our society, making our charity sector work. It’s a hugely rewarding role but it’s not always …

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  • 16 July 2015 Volunteer Coordinators’ Network
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Join us for the New Year meeting of the Volunteer Coordinators’ Network facilitated by Reading Voluntary Action. You will have a chance …

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  • 17 July 2015 Join in the Eid festival at Palmer Park
    Festival / Fete / CarnivalMuslim Ladies Club UK
    Eid is a cultural festival celebrated throughout the UK. This year again we are doing it for Reading community in Palmer Park. …

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  • 10 August 2015 Game of Theatre Progress Youth Theatre – Summer Workshop
    ActivityReading Progress Theatre
    Join Progress Youth Theatre for a week of fantasy as we open our doors during the summer holidays to children and young …

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  • 13 September 2015 Sunday afternoon teas and gardens
    Open dayBritish Red Cross – Thames Valley Area
    We invite you to join our friendly team of volunteers to serve teas and refreshments and welcome visitors at garden openings on …

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  • 14 September 2015 The 2015 Dingley Golf Day
    FundraisingDingley Family & Specialist Early Years Centre
    We are delighted to announce that our 5th annual charity golf day will be taking place on Monday 14th September at Caversham …

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  • 3 November 2015 Volunteer Coordinators’ Network
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Join us for the New Year meeting of the Volunteer Coordinators’ Network facilitated by Reading Voluntary Action. You will have a chance …

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  • 21 January 2016 Volunteer Coordinators’ Network
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Join us for the New Year meeting of the Volunteer Coordinators’ Network facilitated by Reading Voluntary Action. You will have a chance …

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