• Thu
    10:00 - 17:00Reading Voluntary Action
    3rd Floor, Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading RG1 3BQ
    Emergency First Aid at Work Training leading to a Level 3 (6 hour) VTQ qualification. The certificate will be valid for 3 years.

    The course includes:

    • Scene Management
    • Management of the unconscious casualty
    • Management of a heart Attack
    • CPR ( Adults )
    • Choking
    • Management of a serious bleed and shock
    • Management of Burns/scalds
    • Management of Epileptic Seizures.

    Registration will be on a first come first served basis as there are limited spaces. This training is for RVA member organisations and is free of charge.

    To register an interest please email your details to

    Please note that participants will need to bring their own refreshments.

  • Sun
    12:00 - 16:00Northumberland Avenue

    Save the date for the best and brightest street party in Reading! Whitley Carnival 2023 launches on Sunday 11 June, with FOUR parades through Whitley followed by a Fun Day.

    Look out for more details on our Facebook page at

  • Sun
    13:00 - 19:00Palmer Park

    Reading RG1 3PA.

    Join us on Sunday 25 June for East Reading Festival 2023.

    The festival is a free community-focused event, with a music stage, spoken word/poetry stage, a funfair, a small food court with a variety of different cuisines and a wide range of community, charity and commercial stalls.

    If you would like to get involved in the festival as a stall holder, performer, volunteer, committee member etc, please complete this form: