Welcome to the latest Voluntary Sector Digest from RVA, a catch-up of all the latest sector news, events and organisations from the RVA Directory.

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EVENTS

  • 28 May 2018 Reading Carnival 2018
    Social gatheringReading Caribbean Cultural Group
    RCCG Presents Reading Carnival 2018: The Rebirth Come and join the festivities by lining the streets for the parade and enjoy some…

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  • 30 May 2018 Dialogue Society Iftar Dinner
    Social gatheringDialogue Society
    On behalf of the Dialogue Society and Fellowship Educational Society, we would like to kindly invite you to our annual Iftar Dinner…

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  • 30 May 2018 Green ‘n’ Tidy – charity plant sale
    FundraisingVolunteer Centre Wokingham
    Come and see us for a great variety of high quality ornamental and vegetable plants and shrubs. All proceeds go to the…

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  • 2 June 2018 Whitley Wood Fire Station Open Day
    Open dayRoyal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS)
    Berkshire Fire and Rescue are having an open day at the Whitley Wood Fire Station. Join us for a fun-filled open day:…

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  • 6 June 2018 Reading Volunteer Awards 2018
    ShowcaseReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    The Reading Volunteer Awards are returning once again. The awards acknowledge and highlight the extraordinary contribution that volunteers and volunteering make to…

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  • 9 June 2018 Annual Summer Fete
    Festival / Fete / CarnivalLeague of Friends of the Royal Berkshire Hospital
    Annual Summer Fete of the League of Friends at Royal Berkshire Hospital Arena events including dog shows throughout the day Singers and…

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  • 9 June 2018 Sport in Mind Sponsored Riverside Walk
    FundraisingSport in Mind
    Sport in Mind will be holding their annual sponsored walk on Saturday 9 June 2018. We will be raising money to help…

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  • 11 June 2018 Volunteer Recruitment Day
    VolunteeringBasildon Park (National Trust)
    Basildon Park is a beautiful National Trust 18th-century mansion sitting in 400 acres of historic parkland. We hold a Volunteers Recruitment day…

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  • 13 June 2018 Deathscapes and Diversity: policy-briefing report launch and exhibition
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationUniversity of Reading
    In light of increasing ethnic and religious diversity, there is a need for diversity-ready cemeteries, crematoria and remembrance sites in England and…

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  • 17 June 2018 East Reading Festival 2018
    Festival / Fete / CarnivalEast Reading Festival
    East Reading festival is our tenth annual event, designed to showcase East Reading and its rich diversity of organisations, activities and people.The…

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  • 19 June 2018 Adoption Information Event
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationParents and Children Together (PACT)
    PACT information events are informal opportunities to find out about PACT (an outstanding voluntary adoption agency) and the adoption process. You will…

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  • 20 June 2018 Berkshire West CCG – Listening Event
    ForumReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Berkshire West Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is keen to develop a Strategy for the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) across Reading, West…

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  • 21 June 2018 Reading Advice Network advice forum
    ForumReading Advice Network
    RAN’s fifth advice forum will explore ‘Universal Credit six months in’. There will be presentations from DWP/Job Centre Plus and Reading Borough…

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  • 23 June 2018 Hollywood Ball
    FundraisingHollywood Ball
    Charity ball with a Hollywood theme. Includes a three course meal and musical entertainment. We will also be running a raffle with…

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  • 24 July 2018 Adoption Information Event
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationParents and Children Together (PACT)
    PACT information events are informal opportunities to find out about PACT (an outstanding voluntary adoption agency) and the adoption process. You will…

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  • 4 August 2018 A Different World Festival
    Festival / Fete / CarnivalA Different World Festival
    A music festival for adults and young people with additional needs. Our site is completely flat and wheelchair friendly. The music is…

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  • 21 August 2018 Adoption Information Event
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationParents and Children Together (PACT)
    PACT information events are informal opportunities to find out about PACT (an outstanding voluntary adoption agency) and the adoption process. You will…

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  • 18 September 2018 Adoption Information Event
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationParents and Children Together (PACT)
    PACT information events are informal opportunities to find out about PACT (an outstanding voluntary adoption agency) and the adoption process. You will…

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  • 27 October 2018 Adoption Q&A Event
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationParents and Children Together (PACT)
    Our PACT Q&A events are informal opportunities to ask questions about adoption to a diverse panel of adopters, over light refreshments. You…

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  • 13 November 2018 Adoption Information Event
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationParents and Children Together (PACT)
    PACT information events are informal opportunities to find out about PACT (an outstanding voluntary adoption agency) and the adoption process. You will…

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  • 4 December 2018 Adoption Information Event
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationParents and Children Together (PACT)
    PACT information events are informal opportunities to find out about PACT (an outstanding voluntary adoption agency) and the adoption process. You will…

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