• Tue
    17:30 - 18:00Online Event

    Dear Friends of RCLC,

    You are warmly invited to our 13th Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 1 December 2020, from 17:30 – 18:00, via Zoom.

    The AGM is a great opportunity to hear about our activities and celebrate our achievements over the past 12 months. We’d also like to hear your views on our work as we plan for the year ahead. If you have any questions which you would like to ask the board at the AGM please email your questions in advance of the board meeting to Aisha Malik on

    Members of Reading Community Learning Centre will be able to vote in the Trustee elections and other formal business via Zoom. Membership is open to everyone. If you’re interested in becoming a member, please contact Petra Robinson on She will be able to email you a membership form.

    Please confirm your attendance at our AGM by Monday 23 November 2020. You can reserve your place by contacting Petra Robinson, Centre Administrator on:

    Phone: 07923 138681

    Once you have confirmed your booking Petra Robinson will email you the zoom link to join the AGM meeting, the board profiles and the annual report.

    We look forward to seeing you.

  • Thu
    13:00 - 14:30Online via Zoom

    Join us on Zoom for the next quarterly Ready Friends Befriending Forum on 3 December from 1pm.

    As well as a great networking opportunity for Reading’s local community groups and organisations, you’ll find out about recent local and national developments that can help us take action on loneliness and social isolation.

    The Psychology of Loneliness

    Ready Friends is delighted to announce that Dr Kalpa Kharicha, Head of Innovation, Policy and Research from the Campaign to End Loneliness will be our keynote speaker, presenting ground breaking new research into the psychology of loneliness and the new CTEL training programme.

    Winter Wellness Programme

    We will also hear about the 2020/21 Winter Wellness Programme which provides essential information on what support, events and activities are available in Reading for people facing loneliness or needing a range of other kinds of help with shopping, advice, prescriptions, transport and household essentials.

    Please book your place at or contact Rhiannon if you have any difficulties with booking at

  • Thu
    10:00 - 12:00Online via Zoom

    Come and enjoy some Christmas cheer in the relaxed, informal environment of Age UK Berkshire’s next online café for older people.

    Just like our previous Virtual Cafés, this online event will be run on video-calling platform Zoom and will be a chance to have a natter with old friends as well as chat to new ones. Don’t forget to bring a cuppa – and even a mince pie if you’re ready to get into that festive spirit!

    To join this event you must register beforehand on Eventbrite at