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CADRA - Special Projects
 

Special Projects

Caversham in WWI

Building on the work from 'Caversham 100 Years On', CADRA compiled an exhibition for display in Caversham Library throughout August 2014. This is in three sections (all pdfs are ©CADRA 2014):

The Yeomanry

The Home Front

Patriotic Families

Displaying the Bridges of Caversham Exhibition Boards

2011 to 2013

‘Caversham 100 Years On’ Project


A project to celebrate Caversham’s rich local heritage during the centenary year of the boundary change in 1911.

This was set up and managed by CADRA, working jointly with the Friends of Caversham Court Gardens and the Rotary Club of Caversham with support from Reading Borough Council.

The website for the projectThis is a link to an external website and will open in a new window shows the extraordinary support from so many people.

Caversham Heritage Map

CADRA played a leading role in:

  • Setting up and managing the project
  • Securing funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund
  • Researching many of the Exhibition Boards
  • Managing the exhibition programme and its publication as a book for sale
  • Coordinating and researching a Heritage Map for Caversham

The Heritage Map was installed in January 2013. The leaflet is on sale in Caversham Library or can be viewed online here This file is in PDF format and will open in a new window

Helen Lambert (Chairman) with the Mayor, Councillor Chris Maskell

2007


‘Caversham past, present and future’

An exhibition to mark 40 years since the formation of CADRA in 1977 and to bring together different organisations working for Caversham.

Ruby Anniversary Edition newsletter This file is in PDF format and will open in a new window
featuring an account of some of the changes and CADRA’s campaigns over the past forty years.

CADRA Celebrates its Ruby Anniversary This file is in PDF format and will open in a new window
a good crowd turned out and everyone seemed to enjoy themselves

The Wind Vane on top of the Caversham Court Gazebo

2006

Replica Wind Vane for Caversham Court Gazebo

Commissioned jointly by CADRA and Reading Civic Society and funded by their members, to commemorate the work of the late Molly Casey, founder member and Life President of CADRA.

Ruby Anniversary Edition newsletter This file is in PDF format and will open in a new window
which includes an account of the dedication service of the Wind Vane.

The Caversham Village Sign

2002

The Caversham Village Sign

Designed and commissioned by CADRA to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of H M Queen Elizabeth II.

The Caversham Sign was carved by Stuart King and you can see more information and images on his websiteThis is a link to an external website and will open in a new window

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Erecting the Wind Vane on the Caversham Court Gazebo
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