Support and opportunities from our partners in the community
Festive Film Event at Wokingham Leisure Centre
On the 22nd of December, Wokingham Leisure Centre are hosting a Festive Film Event! There will be free refreshments available and festive raffle to take part in.
- 10am-12pm- Miracle on 34th Street
- 2pm-4pm- Elf
- 6pm-8pm- Deck the Halls
Winter Wellness Workshops with Together UK Reading
This Winter, Together UK Reading, alongside local creative practitioners, are running a series of free creative workshops to help you support your mental health and wellbeing. View their flyer to find out more!
When: 16th November – 25th April
Time: Thursday’s at 12-1:30 and 2:30-4:00
Where: Reading Library
How to book: Please email email@example.com
Beam Wellbeing delivers 1:1 and group work Drawing and Talking sessions in many local primary schools in and around Caversham for young people aged 5+.
These gentle, child-led sessions enable children to explore their inner world using drawing, helping them to express emotions they cannot always access using words alone.
A safe space is created using the Beam Wellbeing value of consistency: ‘same time, same day, same place, same face’.
Details and free consultations bookable at: www.beamwellbeing.com
Drumming for Wellbeing
Berkshire Wellness Circle run two weekly drumming for wellbeing groups for anyone aged 18+. The sessions free to attend with a voluntary payment suggestion of £5.
Find out more and book onto a session here!
Sport in Mind
Sport in Mind delivers fun sport and physical activity programmes for Adults (17+) and Young People (9-16 years).
Their sessions are relaxed drop-in sessions, where you can take part for as little or as long as you like… and most importantly you don’t have to be super sporty or super fit!
Find out more and sign up below:
Create Content and Resources with No5
We have an exciting opportunity for young people aged 13+ to get involved with creating content such as videos, blogs, fact sheets, and self-care resources for other local young people.
Young people tell us that hearing from other young people helps them to feel less alone with how they are feeling. That’s why we need your help to create content by and for local young people!
If you are interested to know more, get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Soulscape – The Lounge
Soulscape run safe spaces for young people in secondary schools in Wokingham and Reading. The safe space provides the opportunity for young people to process, reflect, be listened to and supported through tools and coping strategies.
The Emmbrook, Wokingham
Monday’s 1.25pm-1.55pm Year 7
Thursday’s 1.25pm-1.55pm Year 9
Friday’s 12.20pm-12.50pm Year 8
Bohunt Wokingham, Arborfield
Tuesday’s 1.05pm-1.40pm Years 7,8 and 9
Wednesday’s 1.05pm-1.40pm Years 10 and 11
St Crispins, Wokingham
Wednesday’s 12pm-12.45pm Year 7
Tuesday’s 1.20pm-2pm Year 7 and 8
Hub – Starting Point
Starting Point run a weekly drop in session, called the Hub, run by their mentors and staff team, for young people aged 11-17 and 18-25.
The sessions are led by young people and include opportunities to play UNO, video games, and take part creative art activities. During the 18-25’s sessions, there will also be opportunities to take part in workshops to support young people who are NEET.
11-17: Tuesday’s at 4pm
18-25: Wednesday’s at 12pm
Location: 4 Sackville St, Reading RG1 1NT.
For more information, please email email@example.com
Grassrootz Youth Clubs
Grassrootz have 2 drop in Youth Clubs in the Reading area, one in Caversham and one in Coley:
- Every Monday 6pm -7:15pm for ages 7-11 and 7:30-pm for ages 11-16 at Hexham Road Community Centre – free
- Every Tuesday 7pm – 8:30pm for ages 11-16 at The Milestone Centre, Northbrook Road, Caversham Park Village, RG4 6PF – £3 entry
- Every Friday 6pm – 7:30pm for ages 8-11 years and 8pm – 9:30pm for ages 11-16 years at The Coley Park Community Centre, 140 Wensley Road, Coley RG1 6DW – £2 entry
Southcote Youth Club
A new youth club started on Monday 5 September, 5pm-7.30pm at the Southcote Community Hub, Coronation Square.
Young people can come along to chill, play games and enjoy the free pizza!
Sessions will be taking place each week on a Monday and are being run by Brighter Futures for Children with support from Southcote Community Association and Reading Borough Council.
The Gate Youth Group Sessions
Tilehurst, Wednesdays, 7 – 8:30pm, year 7 – 13 – for location and more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sindlesham, Fridays, 7 – 8:30pm, year 7 – 11 – for location and more information email email@example.com
Sync Youth Club – Grace Church Caversham
SYNC is an event for youth in secondary school years 7-11.
Cost: £2 (on entry)
SYNC was started in February 2017 to create a place for young people where they can connect to each other, connect to great role models and connect to the Christian faith.
It runs every other Friday during term time and it offers three different rooms catering to different young people.
BYTE (Big Youth Thursday Evenings)
There is craft, music, games and a tuck shop – also a great chance to get to know other people in a fun environment. They are a Christian group and give space to allow young people to explore faith together through a short talk and songs. You do not need to be a Christian to join in though!There are also often other events – Over the summer we’ll be doing some local kayaking trips…For more information, please contact Dan (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Abi (email@example.com)Click here to go to their website for more details
Eleven Seventeen – South Hill Park
Eleven Seventeen runs twice a week at the below dates and times Click on your prefered location for full timetables and how to attend!
Friday 13th Jan – Fri 24th March – 7:00-8:30pm at South Hill Park
Saturday 14th Jan- Sat 25th March – 11:00am-12:30pm at Bracknell Library
Launchpad can help support you with any housing issue’s at their free drop-in service!
New Meaning Berkshire
Job Club – Graft
Graft have re-opened their job club which supports people with their applications online, and also give advice on CVs, interviews and more!
It runs every week in term time at 84 Queens Road, Reading, RG1 4BW aon the following days:
First Days support children, young people and their families by distributing school uniforms, travel items, toiletries, furniture, new baby essentials, toys, books and safety equipment.
Berkshire Unicorns RFC
Reachout Youth Club
Free Access to eBooks, eMagazines and eAudio
Did you know you local Library has a huge range of FREE downloadable eBooks, eMagazines and eAudio? You can join online for free and start using the apps instantly!
Choose your local authority area below and start reading for FREE now!
Reading Borough Council
Wokingham Borough Council