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Regular Events

Monday

Burghfield Common’s First Community Café
All welcome
Burghfield Common Methodist Church Hall, Reading Road RG7 3QA

9:00am to 4:00pm (except Bank Holidays)
Not for profit venture run entirely by volunteers
Email: cafeb@togetherinmission.org.uk or emma@cafeb.org.uk

Advice Club
A 'One Stop Shop' of Advice, Information and Support for the Whole Community
Café B, Burghfield Common Methodist Church Hall, Reading Road RG7 3QA

9am to 1pm, Second Monday of Each Month

KnitWits & Sew'n'Sews
9:30am to 10:30am
Café B, Mortimer Methodist Church, West End Road, Mortimer RG7 3TE

Come and join in. If you want to learn how, we'll teach you!

Ladies Fellowship
9:30am to 11am
Mortimer Methodist Church, West End Road, Mortimer RG7 3TE

Phone: 0118 983 4793 : Web: www.mortimervillage.org.uk

I.T. Drop-in Clinic
Free Sessions Providing Impartial Advice On Any IT Issues
Burghfield Common Methodist Church Hall, Reading Road RG7 3QA

10:00am to 12:00pm (except Bank Holidays)
Email: info@it-aas.co.uk : Phone: 0118 983 6421 : Web: www.it-aas.co.uk

Mad AcademyMAD Academy
Music and dance classes for babies and young children
Burghfield Common Village Hall : Click here for class locations and times

Classes are high energy, fun and free spirited and include movement, dancing, musical instruments, props like ribbons, balls and parachutes, rhythms. Classes for babies also include signing and sensory experiences.

Citizens Advice Bureau logoCitizens Advice Bureau
Burghfield Common Village Hall, Recreation Road, Burghfield RG7 3EN
10am to 1pm - Appointments only

Web: www.citizensadvice.org.uk/volunteer_bureau_search
Also in Tadley Monday to Friday : Phone: 03444 111306 or Web: www.basingstokeandtadleycab.org.uk

StageAbility Drama Classes
Drama classes for children from age 4 to 16
Burghfield Common Village Hall

5pm to 8.30pm : Phone: 0118 933 3791 or 07721 565898 : Web: www.berkshire.stageability.co.uk
Email: jackie@berkshire.stageability.co.uk : Facebook www.facebook.com/stageabilityberks

Willink Leisure CentreCircuit Training
Anyone welcome
Willink Leisure Centre

7pm to 8pm
Phone: 0118 983 3234

Achoired Taste
A Choir from Burghfield
Burghfield St. Mary's School

We practice on Monday nights during school term time from 7pm to 8.30pm
Email: dwoodward@willink.w-berks.sch.uk

Ballroom & Latin American Dancing
Burghfield Community Sports Association

7.00pm Beginners : 7.45pm Variations : 8.30pm General Dancing
Members £3, Non-members £4
Contact: 0118 983 3423 : Email: burghfieldcsa@burghfieldcsa.co.uk

Ladies Bible Study
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Mortimer Methodist Church, West End Road, Mortimer RG7 3TE

Phone: 0118 983 4793 : Web: www.mortimervillage.org.uk

All Stars Theatre Academy
Every Monday during term time
Adult Classes, Ballet, Tap and Zumba Fitness
Burghfield Common Village Hall

7.30pm onwards : Web: www.allstardance.co.uk : Click here for other Class locations

Mortimer and District Flower CircleMortimer & District Flower Circle
7.45pm. 2nd Monday of each month
St John's Church Hall, West End Road, Mortimer Common, RG7 3TF

Web: www.bbando.org.uk : Phone: 0750 192 6883

Tuesday

The Well Baby Clinic
12.30pm until 2pm
St Oswalds Church Hall, Abbey Park, Burghfield Common RG7 3HQ

Circuit Training
Burghfield Common Village Hall

9:15am to 10:15am - Term time only : Information: traceytolson32@gmail.com

Walking for Health - Mortimer
Meet at the Community Centre Car Park

9:45am Longer, Faster Walk. 10am Regular Walk. Meet together back at the Horse and Groom around 11:30am for coffee.
Details: info.westberks.gov.uk/wfh

Walking Football
10am, Fairground opposite the Horse and Groom
Older Gentlemen wanting to keep fit and enjoy other older men's company. No sticks or pads needed.

Phone: 0118 933 2799

ZUMBA Fitness
Burghfield Common Village Hall

1pm to 2pm : Instructor Kay Henderson 077968 75453 : Cost £4

ZUMBA Gold
Burghfield Common Village Hall

2:15pm to 3pm : Instructor Kay Henderson 077968 75453 : Cost £4 including cup of tea or coffee afterwards

Women's Fellowship
Burghfield Common Methodist Church Hall

2:30pm to 4:00pm

Language Classes
French, Spanish, Polish, EFL, Italian
The Willink School

7.00pm to 9.00 pm : £75 per 10 weeks courses : Details: 0118 983 2030

Mens Bible Study
8pm to 9:30pm
Mortimer Methodist Church, West End Road, Mortimer RG7 3TE

Phone: 0118 983 4793 : Web: www.mortimervillage.org.uk

Dru Yoga
St Mary's Parish Centre, Church Lane, Burghfield RG30 3TG

7:30pm – 9:00pm : £30 for 5 weeks or £7.50 per drop-in class : See www.juliebushell.co.uk for more details

Evenings - Sequence Dancing
Burghfield Community Sports Association

7pm. Admission £3 : Contact: 0118 983 3423 : Web:www.burghfieldcsa.co.uk : Email: burghfieldcsa@burghfieldcsa.co.uk

Wednesday

Burghfield Common’s First Community Café
All Welcome
Burghfield Common Methodist Church Hall, Reading Road RG7 3QA

9:00am to 12:00pm (except Bank Holidays) : Not for profit venture run entirely by volunteers : Email: cafeb@togetherinmission.org.uk

The Anderson Hill Day Centre
Wednesdays and Fridays, 10am to 2pm
Bland's Court, Reading Road, Burghfield Common, Reading RG7 3BZ

Meet new friends, share conversations, games and activities. Morning Coffee and freshly prepared Lunch
Details: 0118 983 3664

Singing for the Brain with West Berkshire Alzheimer's Society
For people with Dementia and their Carers
Burghfield Common Methodist Church Hall

Every other Wednesday during term time : 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Web: www.alzheimers.org.uk Phone: 0118 959 6482 (Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm) : Email: berkshire@alzheimers.org.uk

The Great British Pie and Pints - Gentlemen Only
12 noon, 1st Wednesday each month, by arrangement
The Horse and Groom, The Street, Mortimer, Reading RG7 3RD

Contact: Alan Fisher, 07887 603 798

Aerobics
Garland School, Burghfield Common 6pm to 7pm
No need to book, just turn up

WeightWatchers
Burghfield Common Village Hall

6pm : Contact: 0845 677 7788 : Email: meetinginfo@weight-watchers.co.uk

Adult Drama Tuition Class
Ages 12+, No Maximum Age Limit

Mortimer Village Hall

Mid-week 6pm to 7.45pm : For adults and young adults on their way to drama school, or just help passionate Thespians improve their acting skills. Classes will work on different acting techniques, improv and scripts from stage and screen to improve overall skills.
Click here for more information or Phone 07746 530190 or Email: dramatuition@hotmail.co.uk

The Friendly Firs Group, Ladies Club
Burghfield Common Village Hall

Meets weekly except August : From 7.30pm to 10.00pm : Information: 0118 983 2852

Evenings - Ginger Jive
Burghfield Community Sports Association

8pm to 11pm : See www.gingerjive.com for details

Thursday

ZUMBA Gold
Burghfield Common Village Hall

9:30am to 10:15am : Instructor Kay Henderson 077968 75453 : Cost £4 including cup of tea or coffee afterwards

Time 4 UTime 4 U - Oasis for Women - Every Thursday During Term Time
9:45am to 11:45am, The Schoolroom, The Chapel, Padworth Common RG7 4WE
Enjoy each others company over coffee and cake, to walk, talk, to enjoy some pampering or be creative

Details: www.mortimervillage.org.uk

Childrens Care CentreBurghfield Toy Library - For Children 0-6 Years Old - 2nd & 4th Thursday of Each Month
10am to 11:30am at the Children's Centre, Mrs Blands Infant & Nursery School

Loan prices for the month are stated in the description of each toy : Phone: 0118 983 1866 : Facebook: www.facebook.com
To join bring £1 and some ID with proof of address

ZUMBA Fitness
Burghfield Common Village Hall

10:30am to 11:30am : Instructor Kay Henderson 077968 75453 : Cost £4

Burghfield Library Rhymetime
Free drop in session for babies, toddlers and pre-school aged children
2:30pm to 3pm, during term time

Come along for a fun half hour of nursery rhymes and action songs

All Stars Theatre Academy
Every Thursday during term time. Dance classes for 2.5yrs upwards
Burghfield Common Village Hall

3:30pm to 9pm : Web: www.allstardance.co.uk: :Click here for other Class locations

Slimming WorldSlimming World
Burghfield Common Methodist Hall

5:30pm and 7:30pm : Contact: 07790 120326 or 0344 897 8000 : Web: www.slimmingworld.com

Kettlebell Class
6:45pm, Recreation Ground, Recreation Road, Burghfield Common
£8 PAYG, Eight sessions £56, Six sessions £42

Details - Web: www.vanessapt.com : Email: vanessaelliott@vanessapt.com : Text 07903 459695

Burghfield Camera ClubBurghfield Camera Club
7:45pm for an 8.00pm, St Oswald's Hall, Abbey Park RG7 3HQ
Normal Club Meetings First and Third Thursdays of Each Month, Workshops Fourth Thursday of Each Month

Information: debbybcc@gmail.com : Web: www.burghfieldcameraclub.co.uk

Dru Yoga
St Mary's Parish Centre, Church Lane, Burghfield RG30 3TG

7:30pm – 9:00pm : £30 for 5 weeks or £7.50 per drop-in class : See www.juliebushell.co.uk for more details

Friday

Slimming WorldSlimming World
Burghfield Common Methodist Hall, Reading Road RG7 3QA

9:30am and 11:30am : Contact: 07790 120326 or 0344 897 8000 : Web: www.slimmingworld.com

Burghfield Mother and Toddler Group
Burghfield Common Village Hall

9:45am to 11:30am during term time
£2 per family, first time free. Drinks and snacks for adults and children included.

The Anderson Hill Day Centre
Wednesdays and Fridays, 10am to 2pm
Bland's Court, Reading Road, Burghfield Common, Reading RG7 3BZ

Meet new friends, share conversations, games and activities. Morning Coffee and freshly prepared Lunch
Details: 0118 983 3664

Friday Afternoon Club - Adults Only
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Mortimer Methodist Church, West End Road, Mortimer RG7 3TE

Phone: 0118 983 4793 : Web: www.mortimervillage.org.uk

Memory CafeMemory Cafe - Memory & Alzheimer's Cafés South East
Supported by Home Instead Senior Care Basingstoke
Main Road Methodist Church, Tadley RG26 3NJ

3rd Friday of every month 2:00pm until 3:30pm
Phone: 01256 840660 : Web: www.memorycafes.org.uk : Email: sally.regan@homeinstead.co.uk

South Berkshire Concert BandSouth Berkshire Concert Band rehearse every Friday evening
19:45 to 22:00 hrs at the Mortimer Methodist Church Hall

Band details: Web: www.southberksmusic.org.uk : Facebook @SouthBerksConcertBand : Or just come along for a chat.

Saturday

Coffee Morning
1st and 3rd Saturdays, 10am to 12pm
Mortimer Methodist Church, West End Road, Mortimer RG7 3TE

Phone: 0118 983 4793 : Web: www.mortimervillage.org.uk

AK Gymnastics Academy
During Term Time
Willink Leisure Centre

Gymnastics classes for children aged 2 1/2yrs - 13 years
Web: www.akgymnastics.co.uk  : Email: akgymnastics@btinternet.com : Click for Class Schedule and Prices

Sunday

Youth Group
2nd and 4th Sundays, 5pm to 7pm
Mortimer Methodist Church, West End Road, Mortimer RG7 3TE

Phone: 0118 983 4793 : Web: www.mortimervillage.org.uk

Sunday Service Times
St Mary's Church, Burghfield

Web:www.stmarysburghfield.org

Sunday Mass 11:15am
St Oswalds RC Church, Burghfield Common

St Oswalds Church Hall, Burghfield Common
6pm till 8pm

Web: www.thewell-church.com

Evenings - Social Dancing
Ballroom, Latin and Sequence
Burghfield Community Sports Association

8pm to 10:30pm : Members £2.50, Non-members £3.50 : Contact: 0118 983 3423 :
Web: www.burghfieldcsa.co.uk/index.html : Email: burghfieldcsa@burghfieldcsa.co.uk

Diary Events

2017

April

Saturday 22nd

Save the ChildrenJumble Sale In Aid of Save the Children
10.30am to 12 noon, St. John’s Church Hall, Mortimer, RG7 3TF
Check out Sale, All Items 3 for £1 or 40p each

Small entry fee. Jumble donations welcome from 9.30am

Link to Burghfield Bowls Club web siteBurghfield Bowls Club - Members Open Day
2pm, Burghfield Community Sports Association, James Lane, Burghfield RG30 3RS

Details: burghfield.bowls-club.co.uk

Sunday 23rd

Link to Burghfield Bowls Club web siteBurghfield Bowls Club - Members Open Day
2pm to 5pm, Burghfield Community Sports Association, James Lane, Burghfield RG30 3RS
Play Bowls - No Experience? No Equipment? No Problem !

Details: burghfield.bowls-club.co.uk

Wednesday 26th to Saturday 29th

Save the ChildrenSave the Children Week
Collecting in Budgens Mortimer, Victoria Road, Mortimer Common RG7 3XD

Details: 0118 983 2185

Saturday 29th

Music for MortimerA Pirate's Tale - The Real Boats That Rocked
7:30pm The Community Centre, The Street, Mortimer RG7 3RD
Advanced tickets £6 from The Fruit Shop, Budgens and The Baobab

Details: www.eventbrite.co.uk : Twitter: twitter.com/mfmlife

May

Thursday 4th

Burghfield Camera ClubBurghfield Camera Club - Final Competition, Best of the Best & New Members
7:45pm for 8pm, St Oswalds Church Hall, Abbey Park, Burghfield Common RG7 3HQ
Visitors welcome

Web: www.burghfieldcameraclub.co.uk

Friday 5th

Burghfield Residents AssociationBurghfield May Fayre Weekend
Burghfield Residents Association Family Evening

Details: www.burghfieldresidents.org

Saturday 6th

Mortimer Village PartnershipMortimer Village May Ball
7pm to 12:30am, De Vere Venues, Wokefield Park
Dress code: Black tie

The ticket price of £55 per head, includes; Pre dinner drink (soft drink, beer or sparkling white wine), served in the Grazeley Suite, a 3 course dinner with a vegetarian option, served in the Silchester Suite, with music to dance provided by Mortimer Music Live.
Details and Tickets: www.mortimervillage.org.uk

Burghfield Residents AssociationBurghfield May Fayre Weekend
7:30pm, Music in the Marquee
The Los Palmas 6 - Madness Tribute Band

Details: www.burghfieldresidents.org

Sunday 7th

Messy ChurchMessy Church In A Tent
Join Us at the May Fayre for Crafts and Refreshments

Burghfield Residents AssociationBurghfield May Fayre Weekend
Stalls and Events on the Hatch

Details: www.burghfieldresidents.org

Tuesday 16th

BDHSBurghfield & District Horticultural Society - Visitors Welcome
7:45pm for 8pm, St. Oswald's Church Hall RG7 3HQ
Speaker: Edwin Rye, Making A Garden for BBC Gardener of the Year -
Competition: A photograph of your favourite part of your garden

Details: membership@bdhs.co.uk : Web: www.bdhs.co.uk

Wednesday 17th

Tadley and District History Society
Where is – what is that? Curiosities in Hampshire, Speaker Jill Daniels
8pm St. Paul's Church Hall, The Green, Tadley RG26 3PB

Visitors Welcome £3. Enquiries 0118 9700100 or 9701578 : Email: tadshistory@googlemail.com

Thursday 18th

Burghfield Camera ClubBurghfield Camera Club - Workshop, Twilight Photography
7:30pm - See Web Site for Location Details
Visitors welcome

Web: www.burghfieldcameraclub.co.uk

Saturday 20th

St Mary's Church BurghfieldSt Mary's Church, Church Lane, Burghfield RG30 3TG
7:30pm Gratis Choir are holding their Spring Concert
The Concert is free and the Retiring Collection is in aid of the Tower Fund

Sunday 21st

End Polio NowThames Walk in Aid of 'End Polio Now'
Help Us to Eradicate Polio and Reach a Polio-Free World

Event co-ordinated and organised by the Rotary Club of Reading Abbey
Details: www.rarc.org.uk/thameswalk

Thursday 25th

Burghfield Camera ClubBurghfield Camera Club - AGM and Feedback Meeting
7:45pm for 8pm, St Oswalds Church Hall, Abbey Park, Burghfield Common RG7 3HQ
Visitors welcome

Web: www.burghfieldcameraclub.co.uk

Saturday 27th May to Saturday 3rd June

Scarecrow TrailBurghfield Common Scarecrow Trail
Pick up your entry forms online or from The Post Office, The Fruit Shop (Wellers) and Co-Op

Web: www.scarecrowtrail.org : Facebook: BurghfieldScarecrowTrail : Twitter: @BCScarecrow

June

Saturday 3rd

Messy ChurchPentecost Birthday Picnic - Fire and Wind and Cake
3:30pm to 5:30pm St. Mary's Church Parish Centre. Children's tea at 5pm. Tea and Cake for Adults

Web: www.stmarysburghfield.org

Sunday 18th

Burghfield Parish CouncilBurghfield Bike Ride - Getting Families Out To Enjoy Their Local Surroundings
Just over five miles long taking in Burghfield, Sulhamstead and Mortimer with an optional off road section
Registration from 10:30am

Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurghfieldFamilyBikeRide

Tuesday 20th

BDHSBurghfield & District Horticultural Society - Visitors Welcome
7:45pm for 8pm, St. Oswald's Church Hall RG7 3HQ
Speaker: Christine Brewster, Willow Weaving for the Garden - Competition: A bunch of garden herbs

Details: membership@bdhs.co.uk : Web: www.bdhs.co.uk

Wednesday 21st

Tadley and District History Society
Padworth House, Speaker David Peacock
8pm St. Paul's Church Hall, The Green, Tadley RG26 3PB

Visitors Welcome £3. Enquiries 0118 9700100 or 9701578 : Email: tadshistory@googlemail.com

Sunday 25th

Burghfield Box Kart BashBurghfield Box Kart Bash
For The Benefit of Thames Valley Air Ambulance and Other Local Charities
Build a special BoxKart and race it down the wild hills of Burghfield. Fun for everyone, mostly the spectators

Details: burghfieldsantas.org.uk

July

Sunday 9th

Burghfield Parish CouncilBurghfield Community Sports Day
12pm to 4pm, Common Recreation Ground, Burghfield

Circus Skills, Sports Workshops, Children's Sports Day Races, Balloon Modelling, Teas and Cakes, Ice Creams, BBQ
Event Supported by SportsXtra

Tuesday 18th

BDHSBurghfield & District Horticultural Society - Visitors Welcome
7:45pm for 8pm, St. Oswald's Church Hall RG7 3HQ
Speaker: Becca Flintham, Wildlife Gardening - Competition: A posy of garden flowers grown to attract wildlife

Details: membership@bdhs.co.uk : Web: www.bdhs.co.uk

Wednesday 19th

Tadley and District History Society
Forgotten wrecks of World War 1, Speaker Steve Fisher
8pm St. Paul's Church Hall, The Green, Tadley RG26 3PB

Visitors Welcome £3. Enquiries 0118 9700100 or 9701578 : Email: tadshistory@googlemail.com

Sunday 30th

ThriveRide for Thrive
Take Part in the 2017 Prudential RideLondon 2017
And Help to Fundraise for Thrive

Details: www.thrive.org.uk or Email: fundraising@thrive.org.uk

August

Saturday 19th

RBH NHS TrustThe RBC Soapbox Challenge - Raising funds for the Royal Berks Charity
Englefield Park
Home-made soapboxes speeding down the track and hurtling round the bends!

Entry fee is £100 per team for seniors (18+ years), and £50 for juniors (12 – 17 years)
Visit the Royal Berkshire NHS Trust web site for event information and your entry form
Contacts -Email: june.leatheam@royalberkshire.nhs.uk : Phone 0118 322 8860

September

Tuesday 19th

BDHSBurghfield & District Horticultural Society - Visitors Welcome
7:45pm for 8pm, St. Oswald's Church Hall RG7 3HQ
Speaker: Paul Patton, Autumn Aspirations - Looking Forward to Spring
Competition: A seed collage on a paper plate

Details: membership@bdhs.co.uk : Web: www.bdhs.co.uk

Wednesday 20th

Tadley and District History Society
An Introduction to Surname Studies, Speaker Heather Lawn
8pm St. Paul's Church Hall, The Green, Tadley RG26 3PB

Visitors Welcome £3. Enquiries 0118 9700100 or 9701578 : Email: tadshistory@googlemail.com

Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd

BurghfestBurghfest
Enjoy the very best live music and real beer festival in Burghfield. Tickets on sale soon.

Details: burghfieldsantas.org.uk

October

Saturday 7th

Messy ChurchHarvest Gathering - A Celebration of All Good Gifts
3:30pm St. Mary's Church Parish Centre. Children's tea at 5pm. Tea and Cake for Adults

Web: www.stmarysburghfield.org

Tuesday 17th

BDHSBurghfield & District Horticultural Society - Visitors Welcome
7:45pm for 8pm, St. Oswald's Church Hall RG7 3HQ
Speaker: Christie Leary, Back to the Fuschia - Competition: A small Fuschia display - planted or sprigs in a vase

Details: membership@bdhs.co.uk : Web: www.bdhs.co.uk

Wednesday 18th

Tadley and District History Society
Silchester Environs Project, Speaker Mike Fulford
8pm St. Paul's Church Hall, The Green, Tadley RG26 3PB

Visitors Welcome £3. Enquiries 0118 9700100 or 9701578 : Email: tadshistory@googlemail.com

November

Wednesday 15th

Tadley and District History Society
History of Christmas Food, Speaker Rupert Matthews
8pm St. Paul's Church Hall, The Green, Tadley RG26 3PB

Visitors Welcome £3. Enquiries 0118 9700100 or 9701578 : Email: tadshistory@googlemail.com

Tuesday 21st

BDHSBurghfield & District Horticultural Society - Visitors Welcome
7:45pm for 8pm, St. Oswald's Church Hall RG7 3HQ
Speaker: Derrick Denison, Daffodils in a Rucksack - Competition: A jar of homemade chutney

Details: membership@bdhs.co.uk : Web: www.bdhs.co.uk

December

Saturday 2nd

Messy ChurchCountdown to Christmas - Preparing for the Arrival of Jesus
3:30pm St. Mary's Church Parish Centre. Children's tea at 5pm. Tea and Cake for Adults

Web: www.stmarysburghfield.org

Tuesday 5th

BDHSBurghfield & District Horticultural Society - Visitors Welcome
7:45pm for 8pm, St. Oswald's Church Hall RG7 3HQ
Speaker: Colin Oakes, Christmas Traditions and Celebrations

Details: membership@bdhs.co.uk : Web: www.bdhs.co.uk

Saturday 16th

Burghfield SantasSanta Cruise
If you like wearing red suits and riding reindeer, this event is for you

Details: burghfieldsantas.org.uk

Wednesday 20th

Tadley and District History Society
AGM and Social Evening
8pm St. Paul's Church Hall, The Green, Tadley RG26 3PB

Visitors Welcome £3. Enquiries 0118 9700100 or 9701578 : Email: tadshistory@googlemail.com

 

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