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Reading Friendship Centre

We are a non-profit social group run by our members, which meets monthly at the newly refurbished annex to the Calcot Centre, Highview, Calcot, RG31 4XD. There’s free parking, or take the 15 bus. Meetings are held on the first Wednesday each month from 2 ‘til 4pm. There’s an annual membership of £5, plus £1 entrance fee (or £2 guest fee) each month.

We have regular guest speakers, singers, musicians, bingo, quizzes, raffles etc aimed mainly at the over 50's, plus coach outings and an annual Members Christmas Party. Tea, coffee & biscuits are available after each meeting, allowing time for members to chat & socialise.

We also hold regular coffee mornings on the second and fourth Friday of each month at the Atrium, Greyfriars Church, 64 Friar Street, Reading, RG11EH from 10:30am, to which admission is free and open to all.

For further information contact Margaret (Membership Secretary) on 07921-665596, John (Chair) on 07506-004511, or just turn up at one of our monthly meetings or coffee mornings.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Margaret Anscombe
Contact Position

Where to go

The Annex
Calcot Centre
Highview (off Royal Avenue)
RG31 4XD

Time / Date Details

When is it on
1st Wednesday each month - 2 'till 4pm
Time of day

Other Details


Is there a charge for
using this service?
Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£5 Per Term
£1 Per Session
BFfC Funded?
Wheelchair accessible?

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