Events

Here is a list of upcoming events from RVA and its members. Training sessions are now listed separately on our Training page.

  • 24 October 2017 Save a life – give blood
    VolunteeringNHS Blood and Transplant
    The Blood Service is running more sessions at The Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Station in Reading, and needs your help. These …

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  • 24 October 2017 Mental Health Forum
    Not specifiedReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    10am – 12noon (followed by individual slots) Does your organisation support service users with mental health problems? RVA is co-hosting a Mental …

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  • 28 October 2017 Pangbourne Christmas Fair
    FundraisingPangbourne Christmas Fair
    Time to start your Christmas shopping! The Pangbourne Christmas Fair promises refreshments, crafts, raffle, Tombola and cakes.  20 charities will have stalls …

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  • 30 October 2017 Caversham End Loneliness Action Group
    Not specifiedCaversham End Loneliness Action Group
    After a  well attended Champions to End Loneliness workshop at Caversham Library, local residents are invited to come along to the first …

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  • 1 November 2017 Volunteer Taster Day
    VolunteeringThrive
    Thrive is the leading charity in the UK that uses gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of people who …

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  • 1 November 2017 Partnerships and Networking – RAN’s Third Forum
    ForumReading Advice Network
    In response to feedback from the Second Advice Forum, we are inviting you to introduce yourself and your organisation in a three …

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  • 1 November 2017 Talk: Soil Safari
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Gardeners Club
    Our speaker Lois Philipps is a teacher and agricultural adviser who specialises in organic methods. A Fellow of the Institute of Soil …

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  • 1 November 2017 Quiz Night and Charity Auction
    FundraisingLeague of Friends of the Royal Berkshire Hospital
    Calling all aspiring eggheads! Come and show us what you’re made of at our Quiz Night and raise funds for the League …

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  • 3 November 2017 Children of Dominica – Hurricane Maria Disaster Fundraiser
    EntertainmentApollo Youth Club
    The Children of Dominica Hurricane Maria Disaster Fundraiser will be a 5 hour multi-arts event that will seek to raise in excess …

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  • 9 November 2017 Mental Health Starts in the Womb Conference
    ConferenceHome-Start Reading
    This is Reading’s first Mental Health Starts in the Womb conference, put together by local charities and interest groups to raise awareness …

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  • 9 November 2017 Annual Meeting of Reading Düsseldorf Association
    AGMReading Dusseldorf Association
    At our AGM we will hear about the many ways in which we celebrated 70 years of friendship between Reading and Düsseldorf, …

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  • 11 November 2017 Winter Ball
    Social gatheringReading Mencap
    Reading Mencap, Stepping Forward UK, Autism Berkshire, Berkshire MS Therapy Centre, Berkshire Phab, Dingley’s Promise, The Engine Shed and Parenting Special Children present …

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  • 15 November 2017 Talk on Jerusalem Botanic Garden
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Gardeners Club
    Our speaker Neil Miller is head gardener of the 125 acre gardens of Hever Castle. He has had a long association with …

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  • 19 November 2017 Sunday Assembly Reading – Bodies
    Social gatheringSunday Assembly Reading
    Bodies and minds. I’m sitting at a computer writing this. No doubt you are sedentarily reading my words. We both know that …

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  • 20 November 2017 Volunteer Coordinators’ Network
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Join us for our regular Volunteer Coordinators’ Network meeting facilitated by Reading Voluntary Action. You will have a chance to contribute to …

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  • 22 November 2017 Improving You Cancer Care Experience
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationMacmillan Cancer Support
    Help shape the future of cancer services  – Hear great speakers and take part in lively workshops The Royal Berkshire Hospital Cancer …

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  • 24 November 2017 Carers Rights Day
    Public interestReading and West Berkshire Carers Hub
    Carers Rights Day is an annual event aimed at helping carers in their local community and to know their rights and find …

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  • 25 November 2017 Out of Africa Charity Ball 2017
    EntertainmentCreating Better Futures
    Join us at the 5th annual Out of Africa Charity Ball on Saturday 25 November 2017 at the Windsor Ballroom, Hilton Hotel, …

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  • 26 November 2017 Christmas Fair
    Festival / Fete / CarnivalReading Mencap
    Everyone is welcome to join Reading Mencap at our Christmas Fair, where there will be lots of fun for all the family: …

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  • 28 November 2017 Reading Community Learning Centre AGM
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Community Learning Centre (RCLC)
    You are warmly invited to our 10th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 28th November 2017 at Reading Community Learning Centre, 94 London …

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  • 10 December 2017 Christmas Concert of Carols and Readings
    FundraisingLeague of Friends of the Royal Berkshire Hospital
    The annual Christmas concert of carols and Readings. This events features music and song from Pangbourne choral society. Held in the Falkland …

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  • 23 January 2018 Volunteer Coordinators’ Network
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Join us for our regular Volunteer Coordinators’ Network meeting facilitated by Reading Voluntary Action. You will have a chance to contribute to …

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  • 29 March 2018 Volunteer Coordinators’ Network
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Join us for our regular Volunteer Coordinators’ Network meeting facilitated by Reading Voluntary Action. You will have a chance to contribute to …

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