2 July 2021
We are pleased to confirm that our online talk, Reading Abbey and Reading Gaol by John Painter, will be repeated at 7.30pm on Tuesday 20 July. The talk has attracted considerable interest and we look forward to reaching those who were not able to join before. You can register for tickets at:
19 May 2021
These are local organisations that provide a list of some forthcoming events. It is by no means comprehensive, but they are local and have a genuine interest in the local cummunity.
The new What's On in Reading website replaces the existing Reading Arts and Venues. The big difference is that groups other than RBC related are able to add their events to the programme (after some training).
Reading Borough Council - Things to do
Choose Caversham - Events
South Oxfordshire District Council - Events
There are also other organsisations which we think mught be of interest to our members:
Concerts in Caversham regularly put on "high quality concerts brought to you by some of the most talented musicians in the country".
11 September 2019
The CADRA Autumn meeting will be a talk entitled "The Changing Face of Reading".
We are pleased to welcome: Richard Bennett, Chair of Reading Civic Society, and Mark Worringham, Head of Planning Policy, Reading Borough Council.
The meeting is on Tuesday 12 November at 7.45pm in Thameside School Hall, Harley Rd, Caversham.
5 June 2019
The CADRA AGM takes place on Tuesday 11 June 2019 at 7.30pm in Thameside School Hall, Harley Rd, Caversham. The agenda, including links to the formal documents, is as follows:
Following the AGM, we are delighted that Tom Asbridge from Queen Mary University of London has agreed to speak. Tom is the author of the well respected book, “The Greatest Knight” and has presented a number of TV programmes about William Marshal.
6 November 2018
The presentation ‘The Changing Thames’ given by Terry Marsh, honorary Fellow of the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford at CADRA's Autumn 2108.
17 April 2018
The CADRA AGM took place on Tuesday 17 April 2018 at 7.30pm in Thameside School Hall. Following the brief formal business, the speaker was Sue Holden, Chief Officer of the Chilterns Conservation Board for the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The Chilterns lie on Caversham’s doorstep: their woodland, hills, views, chalk streams and history provide a huge recreational
asset for all of us, as well as a rich and diverse habitat. But such a lovely area so close to London is under huge development pressure, not only from housing but from big infrastructure projects like HS2.