We organise around 100 events each year for our members to enjoy - here is a sample from our current quarterly programme. Contact us for a copy of the full programme


February 2018

Saturday 3rd - Day walk in Bracknell area

12 mile circular walk from Martins Heron station through parks, heathlands and Swinley Forest area

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Monday 5th - Social - Talks on Thailand

by two of our members. Starts 7.30pm in the main hall at rear of Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC) in London Street in Reading

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Sunday 11th - Welford Park snowdrops

Meet 11.30am in car park, lunch in Snowdrop tea rooms. Entrance fee - proceeds goes to Charity. Dogs on lead welcome

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Friday 16th - Weekend in Chepstow

Staying at Greenman Backpackers hostel. Walking, cycling in Wye Valley, visit Tintern Abbey, sightseeing in Chepstow

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Thursday 22nd - Film - ‘Lost in Paris’ (Paris pieds nus)

at Reading Film Theatre (RTF). French with subtitles. Starts at 8pm so meetus in foyee of Palmer Building at 7:30 pm

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Sunday 25th - Deepdene Trail Part 2

9 mile morning walk near Dorking. 9:18 train from Reading to Dorking Deepdene. Bring packed lunch, possible cafe stop

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Wednesday 28th - Evening bike ride

To a pub in the Chilterns. Details nearer the time

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March 2018

Friday 2nd - Weekend in Exford Hostel

Enjoy the many beautiful North Somerset coastal resorts, scenic hill walks on Exmoor and sheltered coastal valley walks

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Monday 5th - Social – New Zealand 2nd Perspective

by two of our members. Starts 7.30pm in the main hall at rear of Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC) in London Street in Reading

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Saturday 10th - Day walk - approx 12 miles

Start 10am at Goring Railway Station. Walk via Streatley onto the Ridgeway. Lunchtime stop at Bell Inn. Visit café in Goring on way back to Goring Station

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Thursday 15th - Film – The Darkest Hour

RTF, Palmer Building, Reading University Campus

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Saturday 17th - Conservation Day at Linear Park

Meet at 10am at Beansheaf Community Centre (RG31 7AS) for conservation work in Linear Park

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Sunday 18th - Morning Walk around Greys Court

Meet 10am at National Trust Greys Court car park near Henley. 5 mile walk followed by optional café lunch and visit to the gardens and house (entrace charge for non members of NT)

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Wednesday 21st - Bus aided mystery walk – 4 miles.

Meet 11.10 Reading Station info desk. Optional pub lunch

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Wednesday 28th - Evening bike ride

To a pub in the Chilterns. Details nearer the time

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Friday 30th - Easter in the Peak District and Yorkshire

2 nights (30 & 31 March) at Edale Hostel exploring lakes and hills, then on to historic Whitby hostel next to the Abbey for 2 nights (1 & 2nd April) - for coastal walks and sightseeing

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April 2018

Saturday 7th - 4 mile walk around Knowl Hill

Pub lunch afterwards

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Monday 9th - Social – Walks in the Alps

Illustrated talk by one of our members. Starts 7.30pm in the main hall at rear of Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC) in London Street in Reading

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Sunday 15th - Guided Tree Walk

Town Centre circular guided Tree Walk led by Anna Iwaschkin of Reading Tree Wardens. A chance to learn about Reading's wonderful tree heritage. Meet before 2 pm at front of St. Mary Butts church for a walk lasting 1.5 hours

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Wednesday 18th - Morning Walk in Valley Gardens to see Spring colours.

Meet at 10am Savill Gardens car park (parking charge) in Windsor Great Park for a 5 mile walk. Optional lunch at cafe

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Sunday 22nd - 12 mile day walk

Bring packed lunch. Details nearer the time

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Wednesday 25th - Evening bike ride

To a pub in the Chiltersn. Details nearer the time

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Sunday 29th - Wargrave Murder Mystery Trail

1.5 miles walk for approx 2 hours. Meet in School Lane car park in Wargrave at 11am (free parking on Sundays). Pub lunch afterwards

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May 2018

Thursday 3rd - Camping in Cornwall

Camping at Treen Farm campsite at the far end of Cornwall. Fantastic beaches and Minack outdoor theatre nearby

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Wednesday 9th - Bus aided mystery walk

4 mile walk. Optional pub lunch. Meet 11.10 at Reading Station Information Desk

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Saturday 12th - Ridgeway Walk

Join the 20 mile or 40 mile walk, or join the welcoming party at the finish!

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Monday 14th - Social – Review of last year

Slide show on what the group has got up to over the past 12 months. New members particularly welcome. Starts 7.30pm in the main hall at rear of Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC) in London Street, Reading, RG1 4PS

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Sunday 20th - Visit Taplow Court

Meet 2pm at entrance to Taplow Court. Optional lunch at the Feathers in Taplow or bring packed lunch

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Wednesday 23rd - Evening bike ride to a pub

. Details nearer the time

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