Befriending Forum on 19 February 2019 – booking now open

Primary interest
Voluntary sector

Following the success of the 2018 Let’s Make Reading Friendlier conference, RVA is pleased to announce the first Befriending Forum event of 2019, on Tuesday 19 February from 12.30 until 4.15pm at the third floor Community Hub in Reading Central Library.

Lunch and networking at 12.30pm will be followed by:

  • a presentation from The Jo Cox Foundation
  • a workshop by The Jo Cox Foundation on How to Organise a Street Party
  • a RBC/RVA workshop on Finding Out What’s on in Reading
  • exploring a common volunteer training programme
  • an update on the Ready Friends project

The event is for anyone from local communities, groups and organisations interested in helping reduce loneliness and social isolation in Reading. If you would like to find out more about this event and about the Ready Friends project, please have a look on our website or email

Book your place at the forum here.