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National Health Service antenatal classes, through your doctor

Antenatal Amblecote Osteopathy & Aromatherapy, cranial osteopathy 0118 9411212

Positive Birthing: Using Hypnosis, EFT and Affirmational therapies 0118 9835238 Reading NCT Antenatal Classes 0844 2436884

BabyNatal Practical baby care class 4 confident parenting. Group or 121 07960 591295

Yoga for Pregnancy

Create a Belly Cast to mark your special occasion call Deb 07979 982839

Birthzang weekly drop-in Pregnancy Yoga classes, East Reading 07931 756461

Future Babies Ltd, ultrasound scanning studio, London St 0118 9585050

Bump, birth & babies, gentle yoga based exercises and stretches 07812 343550

Gentle Birthing with Hypnotherapy Fiona Winterton 0118 934 9489

Pregnancy Yoga - Caversham, Wed eve & Sat am , call Tessa 07766 707119

Harrison Clinic, cranial osteopathy, pregnancy massage 0118 9762253

Pregnancy Yoga - David Lloyd TVP, Earley 07525 394061

Lazy Daisy Central Reading - relaxation & movement for confident birth 07446 950386

Viniyoga classes (family, pregnancy, general, 1-1) RG1, RG30 07984 451141

Maternity Reflexology - www. solesessionsreflexology.co.uk 0118 947 9375

Yoga for Pregnancy - call Debbie 0118 9799617

NCT Bump & Baby café, St. Mary’s Church, Tues, Wargrave 0118 9340988 Organise a pre birthing party with your friends and family call Deb 07979 982839

Doulas Baby Harmony Doula Services, dedicated postnatal support 0771 3772005 Complementary Therapist - Birth Doula and Placenta Encapsulation 0118 9697461

Positive Birthing: Using Hypnosis, EFT and Affirmational therapies 0118 9835238

Doulas- Grace Collins - www. doulasgrace.co.uk 07403 202571

Riverside Hypnobirthing, Classes & Workshops in Caversham www. riversidehypnobirthing.co.uk 07736 009288

Lamaze Active birth clases and birth doula 07810 484772

Susannah Fone MBAcC, acupuncture at Total Health Clinic, Tilehurst 0118 9866140

My Doulas 07810 484772

Antenatal Classes

Buggyfit, outdoor fitness for new mums, power-walking with the buggy, throughout Reading 0118 9867980

Antenatal & Postnatal Exercise

Berkshire Hypnobirthing, antenatal classes, small groups 0118 3765548

Mother & Baby Yoga - Caversham, fri am, call Tessa 07766 707119

Birthzang Active Birth preparation class for positive birth 07931 756461 For Body and Mind, Hypnobirthing, for a calm & gentle birth 0118 9470385 Having Twins Antenatal Classes for Multiples, 4 - 6 couples 0118 9663609

Post Natal Mum & Baby Yoga Caversham 07525 394061 Post Natal Yoga with Baby, 6 weeks to crawling. Weds , Caversham 07801 267988

Lamaze Active birth clases and birth doula 07810 484772

Babies

LAMAZE Active Birth, antenatal classes, Lower Earley 0118 9662156

Baby Clinic- 2.15pm-4.00pm - Battle Library 07912 068916

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Directory is your only comprehensive family phone book! Family Health and Baby Clinics, all over Reading, drop-in 0118 9312111 Feat Of Clay - baby hand & footprints in clay, Caversham 0118 9697085 Harrison Clinic, cranial osteopathy, pregnancy massage 0118 9762253 Health clinic, Raniket children’s centre, fridays 1:15 -2:30 01189 375221 NCT Bump & Baby café, St. Mary’s Church, Tues, Wargrave 0118 9340988

Ducklings, introduction to swimming for babies, Central Swimming Pool 0118 9015070 Gymbabes, physical play, singing, excercies,baby massage, 6mths + 0118 9736711 Incredible years parenting course, Ranikhet Children’s centre, mon 12:452:45pm 01189 375221 Kindermusik with Sarah, music for 0-7 yrs, Lower Earley, Mon-Fri 07981 756820

Smilies group for new mums and babies under 1. 11-12.30 Fairview Youth & Comm centre 07912 068916

Kindermusik, music and movement, Caversham, Mon & Tues, 0-5yrs 0118 9477546

The Dinky Fingerprint Co, pure silver fingerprints made into gifts 01628 623386

MAD Academy, music & dance MADness, age 3m - 4yrs, Tilehurst, Purley, Reading, Woodley 0118 9770050

The Little Print Co, hand-made finger print jewellery, casts, imprints 0118 9756382

Monkey Music, music & movement, age 3m - 4yrs, Mortimer, Henley 01635 860959

Tiptoe Designs, casts and silver imprints of your baby, Earley 0118 9266442

Mother and Baby Yoga, Margaret Manning, Thurs p.m, Woodley 0118 9872368

Breastfeeding Support Breast Feeding Clinic- 11.15-1.15- Battle Library 07912 068916 Breast Feeding Support - Coley Park Drop in Breast Feeding group, 11.15-12.45 Tuesdays 0118 9394859 Breast-feeding clinic, help and advice, Royal Berks 0118 3228964 Caversham Children’s Centre, breastfeeding drop-in clinic, Monday a.m 0118 9372575 La Leche League, breast feeding & parenting info (Woodley) 0118 9268983 Latching and positioning class, need to book 0118 3228964

Music with Mummy, Birth to 3 yrs, Lower Earley & Arborfield, 07769 941564 0118 9540610 Music with Mummy, Birth to 3yrs, Tidmarsh & Calcott 07919 407614 Music with Mummy, Birth to 3yrs, Woodley and Wokingham 0118 9034808 Nappucino nappy coffe morning for free advice, Biscuit Tin café 0118 9695550 NCT Early Days support & discussion group for new mums, Thurs, Charvil 0118 9340988 New parents and beyond, Ranikhet children’s centre, mon 1:00pm-2:30pm 01189375221

Baby Activities

Puddleducks Baby and Pre school swimming lessons, 0-4 yrs, 07443 487873 01252 418250

Babies Go Swimming, specialised underwater swimming classes 0118 9890543

Smilies (for children under 1 year) Norcot Early Years Centre, Thurs 12.30-2.30 0118 937618

Baby College, fun development classes, 0 - 3yrs, all over Reading 0118 9798549

Theale Teddies, babies to under 5, Theale Village Hall, Thurs p.m 0118 9302766

Baby Sensory 0-13mths, Rich Sensory Activities, Reading area 01980 849354

Tiny Tune Time, Baby music 0-2 years, Pangbourne Village Hall, tues 10:30am 01235 851091

Burghfield & Area childrens centre, 0-5 yrs, Mrs Blands Infant School 0118 9831866

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FAMILY DIRECTORY

Toddlers

Your Essential Family Guide

Welcome to the December Issue of the Local Family Directory. The Winter Issue of the Local Family Directory is packed with a comprehensive list of suppliers, services, clubs and activities for all the family, make sure you keep it by the phone. The deadline for the March 2017 issue is 12th February 2017 so make sure we get your copy in good time to ensure you are in it. We now distribute over 15,000 copies. So for even more impact and more chance of reaching families in the Reading and surrounding area please call or email me for a Media Pack. We do aim to keep listings up to date so please let us know if anything has changed or needs to be removed. ,,,,,

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Congratulations to Catrin Wooley of Goring and Pam Hiscock of Ryeish Green who won tickets to Kids n Action in the September 2016 issue.

Front cover picture courtesy of Rebecca Searle Photography www.rebeccasearlephotography.co.uk Ranikhet Extended Schools Services, Spey Rd, Tilehurst 0118 9015221 Red Kite Children’s Centre, Chestnut Crescent, Shinfield 0118 9088181 Southcote Children’s Centre, Coronation Square 0118 9390535 Starlings Children’s Centre, Colleton Drive, Twyford 0118 9088185 Surestart Children’s Centres, info, support, activities, adult learning, childcare 0118 9390900

Baby Massage

Blagrave Nursery and Children’s Centre, Recreation road, Tilehurst 0118 9015427

Amblecote Osteopathy & Aromatherapy, infant massage course 0118 9411212

Burghfield & Area Children’s Centre, Mrs Bland’s Infant & Nursery School 0118 9831866

SureStart Whitley Children’s Centre, for young families and families-to-be 0118 9015777

Burghfield and area childrens centre, Jordans lane, Burghfield 0118 983 1866

The Tree House Child Care Centre, Tilehurst - breakfast, after school and holiday club 07702 800012

Bump, Birth & Babies, baby massage, Mother & Baby Yoga 07812 343550 Happy Baby, infant massage classes, 0 9m, Caversham 0118 9483045

Baby Signing Tiny Talk signing for babies, classes in Woodley, Twyford 07963 360422 Tiny Talk, signing for babies, classes in Caversham, Calcot, Tilehurst 07787 147807

Nappies Berkshire Nappies, free demonstrations & sales of cloth nappies 0794 0952693 Twinkle Twinkle, cloth nappies, free advice 0118 9695550

Baby Equipment Allpresent, Clevamama bath towels & more 0118 9477418 The Childrens Bedding Store - Bedding for Children - www. thechildrensbeddingstore.co.uk 07553 174678 Twinkle Twinkle, cloth nappies, slings, organic clothing 0118 9695550

Calcot, Theale and Area Children’s Centre, Calcot Infant School 0118 9456157 Caversham Children’s Centre, lots of activities, Amersham Rd 0118 9372575 Coley Park Children’s Centre, St Mary’s and All Saints Primary school 0118 9394859 Curtis Road Calcot, Theale and Area Children’s Centre, Calcot Infant School 0118 9456157 Dee Park Children’s Centre, Ranikhet Primary school, Tilehurst 0118 9015221 East Downlands Sure Start Children’s Centre, Pangbourne Primary School 0118 9845105

Tilehurst and Area Children’s Centre, Downsway Primary School 07770 315070

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Winnersh Children’s Centre, Rainbow Park, Winnersh 0118 9089192 Woodley Children’s Centre, family support, The Ambleside Centre 0118 3776444

Toddlers Art and Craft Messy Monkeys Art and Craft Group for under 5’s, Mon am, Hurst Scout Hut, School Road 07809 148922

East Reading Children’s Centre, New Town area of Reading 0118 9385664

Mini picasso art club,Ranikhet Children’s Centre, spey road, tues 10-11:30 0118 9015221

Hamilton Road, services & activities supporting families with children under five 0118 9385664

Ranikhet Children’s Centre, Play to Learn, messy play for under 5’s, Mon a.m 0118 9015221

Katesgrove Children’s Centre, activities and groups for families 0118 9385664

Tots Tumble, soft play plus arts & crafts, Palmer Park Sports Stadium 0118 9015080

Oxford Road Children’s Centre, activities for children under 5 and their families 0118 9015676

IN THIS ISSUE

Wycliffe Coffee & Crafts, The Warehouse, Wed all day, all day Thurs, Tues pm 0118 9299919

Children’s Centres

Parent Pop In, chat with outreach workers, Norcot Early Years Centre, Wed am’s 0118 9375618

Toddlers Music

Blagdon Nursery School & Childrens Centre, Whitley 0118 9015425

Ranikhet Children’s centre, spey road, tilehurst 0118 9015221

Concerts for babies & toddlers in Berkshire www.palmerensemble.com

Toddlers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3,4,5

Sports and Activities . . . . . . . . . 5,6,7,8

Something for Everyone . . . . . . . . . . 8,9

Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9,10,11

Just for Grown-Ups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Education & Tutoring . . . . . . . . . .11 -14

Parties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 - 15

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Kindermusik with Sarah, music for 0-7 yrs, Lower Earley, Mon-Fri 07981 756820 Kindermusik, music and movement, Caversham, Mon & Tues, 0-5yrs 0118 9477546

MAD Academy, music & dance MADness, age 3m - 4yrs, Tilehurst, Purley, Burghfield, Reading 0118 9770050 Monkey Music, music & movement, age 3m - 4yrs, Mortimer 01635 860959 Music with Mummy, Birth to 3 yrs, Lower Earley & Arborfield, 07769 941564 0118 9540610 Music with Mummy, Birth to 3yrs, Tidmarsh & Calcott 07919 407614

MUSIC with MUMMY, birth-3 yrs, Mortimer, Burghfield Cmn, Swallowfield 0118 9332078 Rhymetime, Raniket Childrens Centre, Come and enjoy Rhymes, wed 10:0011:00 01189 375221

St. Paul’s Play Barn (0-5s) on Whitley Wood Lane RG2 8P 9.30- 12.00 07714 986462 The Under 3’s Club, term time, Radstock Comm. Centre, Earley 0118 9666557

Crescent Under 5’s (Toddlers), at Alfred Sutton Primary school 0118 9010012 Noah’s Ark@St. Nics Earley Toddler group (0-5) Mon - 1-3pm call Emma 07961 127314

Theale Gateway Centre, stay & play sessions, all year 0118 9456157 Theale Gateway Centre, stay and play sessions, all year 0118 9303207

Tuneful Tales: age 0-5s, Thurs am, RG6, tunefultales@gmail.com 07966 548209

Woodley Baptist church Toddler group 0-5 years 0118 9699956

Toddlers Monday am

Toddlers Tuesday a m

Applestar, P&C 0-4 yr and Nursery 2-5yr, 5 Christchurch Gardens, Reading 0118 9866301

Chalfont Toddler Group, 0 - 3 yrs, Earley Centrepoint, Lower Earley 0118 9312951

Sure Start Childminders & Children Stay & Play, Calcot 0118 9456157 Sure Start Foster Carers & Children’s Stay & Play, Calcot 0118 9456157 Sure Start Stay & Play, 9.30 - 12, arts & crafts, open space, Calcot 0118 9456157

Maiden Erlegh Parent & Toddler Group, Silverdale Comm Centre, email: metoddlers@gmail.com 07917 164991 Mulberry Bush Parent & Toddler Group, 0 - 5yrs, Lower Earley 0118 9872682 New Hope Toddler Group, 0 - 5 yrs, term time, 95 York Rd 0118 9596534

Caversham Hill Chapel Toddlers Group 0118 9474529

Tiny Tune Time, 2 - 5yrs, Pangbourne Village Hall, 9:20am and 11:30am 01235 851091

St Luke’s Parent & Toddler Group, 0 - 5, term time, Erleigh Road 0118 9262372

Cornwell 0 - 5 s, 10 - 12pm Cornwell Centre, Tilehurst, toddlergroupcornwell@ gmail.com

Tots on Tuesday, Kates Grove Children’s Centre, Elgar Rd 0118 9750819

Katesgrove Children’s Centre, 0 - 5yrs, term time 0118 9385664 Kilnsea Parent & Toddlers, Maiden Place Comm Centre, L Earley 07754 847967 Kreepie Krawlies, Soft Play, Gt. Shelford Mem. Hall, Tuesday, 10am -12 noon 01763 209174

Mortimer Toddlers, 0 - 5yrs, open all year except Xmas hols, Mortimer Comm Centre 07811 442 049 Oxford Road Toddlers - 8.45 - 10.15 - Oxford Road Community School 07912 068916 Purley Tots, Tues 9.45 - 11.15, St. Mary’s Church Hall - email - purleytots@hotmail. com Southlake Toddlers, Emmanuel Church Woodley, 0-5 years, every tues 9:3011:30am 0118 9672740 St John’s Parent & Toddler Group, 0-4yrs, Church Rd, Woodley 10:00am-11:30am

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Purley Tots, Wed 9.45 - 11.15, St. Mary’s Church Hall - email - purleytots@hotmail. com

Maiden Erlegh Parent & Toddler Group, Silverdale Comm Centre, email: metoddlers@gmail.com 07917 164991

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A timetable just for your toddlers! What ’s on each day of the week. It ’s a great way to socialise - for you and your toddler.Please phone to confirm details for times and venues.

The Teddy Bear Club, term time, 0 - 4.5 yrs, Woodley 0118 9352590

Aldermaston Parents and Toddlers, Aldermaston Parish Hall 0118 9714888

Arborfield Camp Mother & Toddler Group, 0 - 4yrs 0771 5584641

Kreepie Krawlies, Soft Play, Fowlmere Village Hall, Mondays, 10am -12 noon 01763 209174

Spencers Wood Toddler Group, 9.45 11.45, village hall, 0 - 5yrs 07990 502876

Norcot Early Years Centre Toddler Group, 82 Lyndhurst Rd 0118 9375618

Tiny Tune Time, Tuesday mornings Pangbourne Village Hall, 0 - 5 yrs 01235 851091

Toddlers What’s On When!

Park United Reformed Church Toddler Group, Palmer Park, term-time Monday, 9.30 - 11.15am 0118 9668647

Toddlers Monday pm

Music with Mummy, Birth to 3yrs, Woodley and Wokingham 0118 9034808

Escape Toddler Group, Mon and Thurs, 10.1m - 11.30am, Mapledurhamm Pavillion, Woodcote Rd. 07729 704038

Norcot Early Years Centre Toddler Group, 82 Lyndhurst Rd 0118 9375618 Pangbourne Baby & Toddler Group, 0-5 yrs, Mon 10am inc. holidays, Pangbourne Village Hall 07765 150594

Little Charactors, musical fun for preschoolers, 3+, Tilehurst 07881 625556

Christchurch Playgroup, 0-5, Christ Church, 1 Christchurch Rd. 9.30-11.30 07737 657584

Little Fishes - Coley Park Baptist Church. 0 - 5yrs 0118 9589911

Toddlers

St Nicholas Hurst Baby & Toddler Group, 0 - 3yrs, Hurst 0118 9345203

Tumble Teds, Coley Park Community Centre 0118 9015662

St. Paul’s Play Barn (0-5s) on Whitley Wood Lane RG2 8P 9.30- 2.30 07714 986462

Woodley Baptist Church Toddler Group, 0 - 5yrs 0118 9699956

The Teddy Bear Club, term time, 0 - 4.5 yrs, Woodley 0118 9352590

Toddlers Tuesday p m

Tigger Toddlers , 0 - 5yrs, the Pavilion, 143-145 Oxford Road, Reading, RG1 7UY 0118 9839080

Barty Bears, Toddlers group, 0-5 years, parent carer to stay 0118 9667577 Stay and play, Ranikhet childrens centre, tues 1:15-2:30pm 01199 375221

Toddlers Wed am Al-Ansar Mother+toddler group, Park comm hall, london Road, RG1 3PA 0118 9269031 Applestar, P&C 0-4 yr and Nursery 2-5yr, 5 Christchurch Gardens, Reading 0118 9866301 Arborfield Camp Mother & Toddler Group, 0 - 4yrs 0771 5584641 Busy Bees, 0 - 4 yrs, Earley 0118 9266710 Katesgrove Children’s Centre, 0 - 5yrs, term time 0118 9385664

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Twyford Toddler Group, term time, 0-5 yrs, Twyford Youth Centre 078379 56717 Wycliffe Parent and Toddler Group, The Warehouse 0118 9299919

Toddlers Wed pm Coley Park Children’s Centre Parent & Toddler Group, 0 - 5yrs 0118 9394859 New Hope Toddler Group, 0 - 5 yrs, term time, 95 York Rd 0118 9596534 New Hope Toddler Group, 0 - 5 yrs, term time, 95 York Rd 0118 9596534

Toddlers Thursday am Chalfont Toddler Group, 0 - 3 yrs, Lower Earley 0118 9312951

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Toddlers and A -Z of Sports & Activities Christchurch Playgroup, 0-5, Christ Church, 1 Christchurch Rd. 9.30-11.30 07737 657584

Kreepie Krawlies, Soft Play, Gt. Shelford Mem. Hall, Friday, 9:40am -12 noon 01763 209174

Coley Park Children’s Centre Parent & Toddler Group, 0 - 5yrs 0118 9394859

Little Angels, 0 - 4yrs, All Saints Church, first Fri of the month, incl hols 0118 9573552

Cornwell 0 - 5 s, 10 - 12pm Cornwell Centre, Tilehurst, toddlergroupcornwell@ gmail.com Emmer Green Toddler Group, Youth & Community Centre 07707 570621 Escape Toddler Group, Mon and Thurs, 10.1m - 11.30am, Mapledurhamm Pavillion, Woodcote Rd. 07729 704038 Glowworms Parent & Toddlers, Norcot Mission Church, Tilehurst 0118 943 1071 Maiden Erlegh Parent & Toddler Group, Silverdale Comm Centre, email: metoddlers@gmail.com 07917 164991 MENCAP Bubble Club, 0 - 4yrs children with special needs, fax 0118 9015188 0118 9662518 Norcot Early Years Centre Toddler Grou Youth & Community Centre 0118 9375618 Oasis café under 3s with Rhyme/Story Time 1st/2nd Thur 9.30-11.00 St Marys Church, Purley 0118 9424390 Spencers Wood Toddler Group, 9.45 11.45, village hall, 0 - 5yrs 07990 502876 St Marks Toddler Group, 0 - 5, term time, Cranbury Road 0118 9625781 Sure Start Toddlers at Whitley Community Centre 0118 9015777 The Under 3’s Club, term time, Radstock Comm. Centre, Earley 0118 9666557 Tiny Tots, 0 - 5 yrs, term time, Church Rd, Woodley 0118 9210832 Tumble Teds, Coley Park Community Centre 0118 9015662

Toddlers Thursday p m Little Cherubs Parent & Toddler Group, Liebenrood Road 01189541243 Micklands Toddler Group, 0 - 3yrs, 1 3pm, Micklands Road, Cav 0118 9471976 Newbery Lodge - Tilehurst - ToddlersTues , Thurs pm 0118 942 3644 Norcot Community Ass. Toddlers group12pm-2pm Thurs. Norcot Comm. Centre Tilehurst 07809 441182 Parents & Tinies, 0 - 1 yr, term time, Southcote Childrens Centre 0118 9015622 Theale Teddies, babies to under 5, Theale Village Hall, Thurs p.m 0118 9302766 Tiny Tune Time, 2-5 years, Pangbourne Village Hall, 2:45pm 01235 851091

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Messy Church, (Tilehurst) The Meadway, Reading Comm. Church, 10.00-11.45am for 0 - 4’s 0118 9415557 St. Paul’s Play Barn (0-5s) on Whitley Wood Lane RG2 8PN 9.30- 2.30 07714 986462 Swallowfield Toddler Group, Parish Hall, 0 - 5yrs 07710740044 The Teddy Bear Club, term time, 0 - 4.5 yrs, Woodley 0118 9352590 Toddler Time at MERL, rhymes, songs, crafts, 18m-4yrs, term time 0118 3788660 Twyford Toddler Group, term time, 0-5 yrs, Twyford Youth Centre 078379 56717 Victoria Rd Parent and Toddlers, 9.30 - 11, Tilehurst, 0 - 5yrs 07989 261637

Toddlers Friday pm Englefield Nursery School Toddlers, craft, outdoor play, singing, Nr Theale 07554 090647 Le Club Francais, French for 2-5 yrs, St Barnabas Hall, Caversham 0118 9351000

Tots Tumble, bl soft f play l with hb bouncy castle, Palmer Park Sports Stadium 0118 9015080

Reading Athletic Club, age 10 + 0118 9427550

Tumble Tots, structured physical play, 1 5 yrs. Rivermead. 0118 9736711

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Toddlers Other Groups

Dad’s Group at Norcot Early Years Centre, Waterside 0118 9375618

Baby College, fun development classes, 0 - 3yrs, all over Reading 0118 9798549

Toddlers Gym and Fitness

Buzzy Bees, games, crafts, nursery rhymes, sports, music & more! 0118 9015080

Arthur Hill Pool, swimming courses for 5yrs+, King’s Road 0118 9015055 Central Swimming Pool, parent and toddler swim 0118 9015070 Cotswold Sports Centre, toddlers trampolining, Tilehurst 0118 9414690

Ranikhet Children’s Centre, Tales for Tots, storytime fun for under 5’s, Tues pm 0118 9015221 Tiny talk Toddlers, 18 month-4years developing speech, language & understanding 07787 147807

Dancercise, baby dancercise, age 2.5 yrs+, Sonning 079513 85850

Air Sports

Diddi Dance, Funky pre-school, 2-4 yrs, dance classes for girls & boys, Reading, Wokingham 07719 878789

Museum of Berkshire Aviation, Woodley 0118 9448089

Highdown Sports Centre, under 5’s swimming courses, Caversham 0118 9015095

Reading Air Cadets, flying, gliding, sports, camping, age 13+, Oxford Rd 0118 9582867

Little Charactors, musical fun for preschoolers, 3+, Tilehurst 07881 625556

Arts and Crafts

MAD Academy, music & dance MADness, age 3m - 4yrs, Tilehurst, Purley, Burghfield, Reading 0118 9770050

Creative Kids - Fun arts & craft sessions for children 07547 786169

Mini movers, Ranikhet children’s centre, Fri 1:15-2:30 01189375221

Gladys Glass, Glass painting activities for all events and venues! 07733 442958 Hobbycraft, all the craft materials you could think of, Forbury Retail Park 0845 051 6532

Toddlers Friday am

Rivermead, Toddlers World - soft play / bouncy castles for under 5s 0118 9015000

Arborfield Camp Mother & Toddler Group, 0 - 4yrs 0771 5584641

Rugbytots, rugby play programme, 2 - 5 yrs, various classes 0845 313 3255

Pottering About, mobile paint your own pottery company 07710 347920

Burghfield Toddler Group 0-5 yrs, Burghfield Village Hall (term time only) Contact Sarah 07899 937592

SwimDay, adult & child class, age 2+, Caversham 07805 200261

Athletics

The Mad House Toddler Time Soft Play, under 5’s Mon-Fri. Lime Square, Green Park 0118 9755455

Palmer Park Sports Stadium, UK Athletics Assoc. Shine Awards Scheme 0118 9015080

Caversham Hill Chapel Toddlers Group 0118 9474529

1 Life, Bulmershe L.C, Fun Badminton Club, begin & intermed, 5+, term time 0118 9268733

Basketball Academy Sport Leisure Centre, basketball court for hire 0118 9370270 Reading Rockets Basketball Club, age 6+, all around Reading 0118 9263040

Cricket Darren Talbot Cricket Coaching, 7yrs+, led by professional coaches 08455 202026 Mortimer Cricket Club, all potential players welcome, Free Kwik Cricket coaching for U12s www.mortimercc. org.uk Performance Cricket-Berkshire’s leading provider of cricket coaching boys & girls from 3yr 07887 598570 Purley on Thames Cricket Club, junior teams from Under 9, girls team 0118 9453117 Shinfield Cricket Club, junior coaching sessions 0118 9883743 Sulhamstead & Ufton Cricket Club, starts from under 9’s 0118 9305282 Theale & Tilehurst Cricket Club, friendly family club, Theale 07766 332506

Cycling Palmer Park Sports Stadium, athletics, velodrome, football, gym 0118 9015080

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Dancercise, ballet, tap & street jazz, 4 yrs +, Sonning 079513 85850

Palmer Park Velodrome, strong junior section, age 4+ 01344 750617

Diane Murdoch School of Dancing, 3+, all types, Reading+Wokingham areas 07967 507937

Reading Cycling Club, age 12+, winter training at velodrome 0118 9412575 Reading Veladrome Racing, age 11 - 14 and 14 - 18 0118 9730733

Diddi Dance, Funky pre-school, 2-4 yrs, dance classes for girls & boys, Reading, Wokingham 07719 878789

Cheerleading

J.G Dance Academies, 2½ to 18, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Acrobatics 01491 572000

Cotswold Sports Centre, 6 - 11 yrs. Street dance also available 0118 9414690

Masquerade Theatre & Dance Schools, 3-18 yrs, Theatre & Dance training 0118 9546292

Reading Redkittens Cheerleaders, 5-15yrs, Bulmershe 07940 001123

Dance All Stars Theatre Academy, age 3-18, Theale & Woodley 0118 9868000 Allied Schools of Dance, ballet, tap, modern, street, Woodley, Wokingham,Bracknell 0118 9671600

The Dance Studio, b’room, latin, salsa & more, Richfield Ave 0118 9415813 Theatretrain, Performing in local & W. End shows from 6-18 yrs 0118 9429400

Dancewear Dancia International, dancewear for all ages & all dance/gym 0118 9478123 Encore Dancewear, all types of dancewear, Cardiff Rd 0118 9599500

Drama

O’Gara School of Irish Dancing, age 4.5yrs+, Irish Centre 07961 454089

All Stars Theatre Academy, age 3-18, Theale & Woodley 0118 9868000

Read Dance & Theatre Company, theatre training, age 5+ 08451 307408

CHAR’ACTORS’: Musical fun for children aged 3-6, Tilehurst 07881 625556

Relevé, dance school, from 3 years, Tilehurst & Calcot 01635 46293

Dramatix Productions-LAMDA & Drama classes, Age 4-19, Moulesford,Purley,EarleyJanine 07886 918492

Stagecoach, act, sing, dance, age 4+, Southcote 0844 800 9482

CHAR’ACTORS’: Musical fun for children aged 3-6, Tilehurst 07881 625556

The County School of Dancing, ballroom,latin and street, S’hampton St 0118 9262869

Mo’s -Dance and Drama Schools - all dance styles. 2yrs +. Caversham, Emmer Green, Woodley 0777 618 3689

School Of The Arts, dance, drama, singing, age 3 - 18+ 0118 9587168

Broadway Stage Academy, age 2+, Emmer Green, Coley, Calcot 0118 9017114

A -Z of Sports & Activities

Dance Reality, all types of dance, from 2yrs 6mths, Tilehurst 0118 9421896

Starlet Dance School, all types of dance, girls and boys aged 3-18 yrs 0118 9887848

Dance Sensation, tap, modern, ballet & more, Tilehurst & Shinfield 0118 9371383

Tara’s Academy, street dance & drama for 4 yrs+, Charvil & Twyford 0118 9343920

Fitness and Exercise

1 Life, St. Crispins Leisure Centre, London Rd, Wokingham 0118 9312066 1Life, Bulmershe Leisure Centre, Woodley 0118 9312066

Masquerade Theatre & Dance Schools, 3-18 yrs, Theatre & Dance training 0118 9546292

Cotswold Sports Centre, supervised gym use, 8 - 16yrs, Tilehurst 0118 9414690

Mo’s Stage School, 4-18yrs, Coley 0777 618 3689 Read Dance & Theatre Company, theatre training, age 5+ 08451 307408

School Of The Arts, dance,drama,singing, age 3 - 18+ 0118 9587168 StageAbility, 5-12, have fun with drama! Tilehurst, Burghfield, Lower Earley, Wokingham 0118 9333791 Stagecoach, act, sing, dance, age 4+, Calcot 0118 9423002 Stagecoach, act, sing, dance, age 4+, Emmer Green 0800 0833795

KFA Bodymoves-Exercise & Dance - call Anna for more Info 07861 259 076

Football Academy Sport Leisure Centre, football pitches for hire 0118 9370270 Australian Rules Football, players aged 16+ 07712 003210 Cotswold Sports Centre, term time football courses, age 4 - 16, Tilehurst 0118 9414690 Highdown Sports Centre, junior Mini Soccer sessions, Caversham 0118 9015095 Kick-a-bout, football classes for 3-12 yrs in W.Berks 07796 520506

Stagecoach, act, sing, dance, age 4+, Southcote 0844 800 9482

Little Kickers, football training, 18mths - 5yrs, Rivermead Leisure Centre 0118 3282321

Starlet Dance School, drama and singing, girls and boys aged 3-18 yrs 0118 9887848

Palmer Park Sports Stadium, athletics, velodrome, football, gym 0118 9015080

Tara’s Academy, street dance & drama for 4 yrs+, Charvil & Twyford 0118 9343920

the lion & the mouse theatre play www. falcongrange.com 07789 991301 The Talent Stop Berkshire Academies, act/ dance/sing, 2yrs 6m+ 0118 9623379 Theatretrain, Performing in local & W. End shows from 6-18 yrs 0118 9429400

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1 Life, Carnival Pool, Wellington Road, Wokingham 0118 9312066

Helen O’Grady Drama Academy, 5-11, boost confidence! 0118 9594667

Reading Youth Theatre, drama, skills, confidence, age 4+, South St 0118 9015234

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1 Life Fitness at L. Valley, Junior gym - 12 - 16yrs at set times & the ‘pod’ - 8 - 12 yrs 0118 9312066

Reading Girl’s Football Club, under 10’s under 18’s 0118 9841246 South Reading FC, soccer school for boys & girls aged 4-7 yrs 07977 802530 SportsReach Summer Soccer, Elvian School, Summer Hols, 7-14yrs 0118 9590058 Tilehurst Panthers, girls teams, from under 9’s 07768 936927

Fencing

Woodley Hammers F.C, from under 6 adult, girls and boys 0118 9272819

Reading Fencing Club, age 9+, Reading Blue Coat School 0754 523 4347

Golf

First Aid Courses for Children

Burghfield Golf Club, 9 Hole Pay and Play course for beginners 0118 9582309

St John Ambulance, young first aider, age 7 - 16, Woodley 0118 9335500

Caversham Heath Golf Club, 0118 9478600

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A -Z of Sports & Activities Gymnastics and Trampoline 1 Life at St Crispins, Wokingham, sessions - Tuesdays 5 - 16 yrs 0118 9312066 Bulmershe Gymnastics Club: gymnastics from preschool to adults 0118 9263686 Bulmershe L.C, trampolining 5+, begin, improv, mixed ability classes 0118 9268733 Cotswold Sports Centre, juniors trampolining, Tilehurst 0118 9414690 Highdown Sports Centre, junior gymnastics, Caversham 0118 9015095 Reading Trampoline Club, age 5+, Crosfields School, Shinfield Rd 0118 9572371

Hockey Phoenix & Ranelagh Hockey Club, extensive junior section, Oxford Rd 0118 9424130 Reading Hockey Club, age 4 - 18, all abilities, Sonning Lane 0118 9699049

Hawkedon Playclub and Holiday Club, Lower Earley 07768 668000 Highdown Play Club, 4-12 yrs, Surley Row. RG4 8LR 0118 9372632 Hotshots Sports Camp, 5 - 15yrs, Easter/ Summer, Sonning 08453 010450 Inglewood Day Nursery, for nursery children/siblings 0118 9448338 Jubilee Cadets Woodland Holiday Club, 5-11 yrs, 8am - 6pm, Padworth 0118 9701300 Jubilee Jets Holiday Club, 5 - 11 yrs, 8am 6pm, Padworth 0118 9834018

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Kids n Action, Holiday Scheme Summer Club, Play and Party Centre, Winnersh Triangle 0118 9680983 King’s Camps, 4½ - 17 yrs, large holiday club, not Christmas hols, Caversham 08700 429329

Holiday Schemes & Activities

MENCAP Holiday Clubs, Easter & Summer, 4 - 15yrs, fax 0118 9015188 0118 9662518

1 Life at Loddon Valley, Bulmershe, St Crispins, Holiday Club - WBC Active kids. 0118 9312066

Norcot Early Years Centre, holiday play club, 3-6yrs, RG30 0118 9375618

Arborfield Garrison Holiday Club, Arborfield DON’T KNOW IF HAPPENIG YET! 0118 9763276

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KG Adventure (formally Kids Klub) Fantastic Summer Camp in Pangbourne 01449 742700

Sonning Hockey Club, Sonning Lane, age 7 - 16, all abilities 0118 9472862

Academy Sport Leisure Centre, full timetable of holiday activities 0118 9370270

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Hamilton Road Holiday Playclub,Hamilton Rd Childrens Centre, Bulmershe Rd, RG1 5SG 0118 9372632

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Reading Hockey Club, holiday hockey camps 0118 9699049 Reading University Sports Park. Multisport and Activity Camp. 5 - 13 years 0118 3788799 Shinfield Holiday Club, 4.5-11yrs, all hols except Christmas 07982 030856

Horseriding

SU-HA-RI Karate, juniors and teens Thurs p.m, Willink Leisure Centre 07787 860124

Bulmershe Leisure Centre Playscheme, 5 13yrs, 8.30 - 4pm 0118 9268733

South Rdg After School/Holiday Club, 4-11yrs, Whitley Park Infants 0118 9015567

Hall Place Equestrian Centre, age 2+, beginners to advanced 0118 9426938

Thames Valley Pro Taekwon-Do & Korean Boxing age 5 - 65yr, Rivermead Leisure Complex 07860 255353

Cotswold Sports Centre, Turn up activities suitable age 2 and over, for details call 0118 9414690

SportsReach Summer Soccer, Elvian School, Summer Hols, 7-14yrs 0118 9590058

Darren Talbot Cricket Coaching, 7yrs+, led by prof. coaches 08455 202029

St. Joseph’s Holiday Club, 8.30 - 5.30pm, not Christmas hols, Upper Redlands Rd 0118 9390637

Bekonscot Model Village, be a giant in a miniature land ! 01494 672919

Dingley Family & Specialist EYC, Summer Play Scheme, Kenavon Drive RG1 0118 3277424

Elite Soccer School, school holiday courses, age 4-14yrs 07769 701209

StageAbility Holiday Workshops, age 5-12, Tilehurst , Lower Earley, Burghfield & Wokingham 0118 9333791

Emmer Green After School Club -4 -11yrs, 3pm - 6pm, Mon - Friday 07505 689134

Star Hotshots, multi activity sports camps, age 5-14, Blue Coat school 0845 3010450

Englefield Nursery School, Fun Holiday club for 2 - 5 yrs, off A340 Pangbourne Rd 07554 090647

The Holybrook Holiday Club, starting Summer 2010!, Beansheaf Comm Centre 07504 956168

Full of Beans Holiday Camp at Beale Park Activities for 5 - 12 yrs. Open holidays 0118 9841684

The Mad House Holiday Activity Club, Green Park 0118 9755455

Fun Club Berks Summer Camp, 1st weeks of August, Denefield School, Reading 07923 824114

Uni of Reading School’s Out, football, mulit-sports, tennis, age 5 - 16yrs 0118 3788799

Goldilocks Nursery, 4 - 8yrs, 7.30 - 6pm, all school hols, Tilehurst 0118 3278943

Waterloo Meadows Holiday Club, Katesgrove Children’s Centre, Elgar Rd North, RG2 0BN 0118 9372632

Greyfriars Holiday Club -Fun activities and outings for children 3-8yrs. Central Reading 0118 9589558

Willink Leisure Centre, Camp Adventure sports, arts & crafts, holiday activities 0118 9834845

Karting Complete Gutter Cleaning, Window cleaning, gutter & fascia, repair replacement 07501 215453 Karting Nation, min height 54”, age 14+, 2 centres in Reading 0844 7455006 Teamworks Karting, indoor go-karting, height 140cm+, Tilehurst 0845 180 3020

TNT Academy Kids Krav Maga SelfDefence Class. Age 7-14 Theale RG7 5DA 07780 945780 Traditional Japanese Shotokan Karate Academy, age 8+, or 5+ if parents train! 0118 9478420

Multi-Sports

Martial Arts

Adventure Dolphin, watersports, skiing, mountain biking, caving & lots more! 0118 9843162

Bulmershe L.C, all levels and abilities, age 5+, Saturday a.m 0118 9268733

Motorbiking

Bytomic Taekwondo, martial arts, selfdefence & fitness 08450 212888

Little Bikers UK, motorbike lessons/ group bookings for parties, 5 - 10yrs, Mapledurham 0118 9462748

KickFit Martial Arts Schools, Prospect College 0800 0924304 Nemesis Academy of Martial Arts, 07811 085778 Reading Academy of Wing Chun Kung Fu & Kali, age 15+ 0118 9788616 Reading Shotokan Karate Club, all ages welcome, drop-in sessions 0118 9548728 Reading Taekwondo Academy, age 3.5+, 3 sites in Reading 01344 777522

Little Maestros private piano & cello lessons from 5 yrs, Caversham, T: 07432 193284

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A -Z of Sports & Activities Reading RFC, Girls Under 15’s, all new players welcome 07970 071794

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Music Groups

Paintball and Laser Games

CHAR’ACTORS’: Musical fun for children aged 3-6, Tilehurst 07881 625556

Delta Force Paintball, the UK’s premier paintball provider! 0844 477 5050

Classical concerts for children in Berkshire www.palmerensemble.com

The Mad House Laser parties, Green Park 0118 9755455

Jewel Tonef Choir, concerts, festivals and competitions, 11-18 yrs 0118 9340589

Redingensians RFC, rugby, Year 1 +, all ages welcome 07515 471096 Rugbytots, rugby play programme, 2 - 7 yrs, various classes 0845 313 3255

Central Swimming Pool, junior lifesaving and ‘Rookie Lifeguard’ courses 0118 9015070 Highdown Sports Centre, Kelloggs ASA swimming courses, Caversham 0118 9015095

Sports Centres

Highdown Sports Centre, lifesaving & ‘Rookie Lifeguard’, Caversham 0118 9015095

1 Life at Loddon Valley, loads of sports and activities 0118 9312066

J B Swim School, ASA lessons, small classes, 5+, Tilehurst 0118 9614530

1 Life, Bulmershe Leisure Centre, swimming, trampolining, judo, badminton 0118 9268733

Puddleducks Baby and Pre school swimming lessons, 0-4 yrs, 07443 487873 01252 418250

Academy Sport Leisure Centre, for all your sporting needs! 0118 9370270

Reading Royals Synchronised Swimming Club, from age 5, Central Swimming Pool 07545 855173

Arthur Hill Pool & Fitness Studio, lots of swimmming activities, King’s Rd 0118 9015055

Reading Youth Swimming Club, age 11+, Arthur Hill Swimming Pool 0118 9015636

Central Swimming Pool, lots going on for kids! 0118 9015070

Rivermead Leisure Complex, lessons and drop-in sessions 0118 9015000

Cotswold Sports Centre, sport, parties, Tilehurst 0118 9414690

SwimDay, small classes, age 4+, Caversham area 07805 200261

Weekend Warriors, paintballing, age 12+, Cane End 07889 666878

David Lloyd, Family Splash Sessions, Get-Active, Thames Valley Business Park 0118 9662904

Willink Leisure Centre, swimming lessons from babies +, Burghfield Common 0118 9834845

Kindermusik with Sarah, music for 4.5-7 yrs, Earley Music Centre, Sat 07981 756820

Rugby and Mini Rugby

Highdown Sports Centre, pool, gym, sports hall, Caversham 0118 9015095

Woodley Junior snorkel Club, Bulmershe Leisure Centre, Saturday’s 0118 9268733

Outdoor Pursuits Centres

Aldermastonrugby.com ages 6to17 train at AWE RecSoc on Sundays 10.30 0118 9333266

Palmer Park Sports Stadium, athletics, velodrome, football, gym 0118 9015080

Tennis

Unique Outdoors activities, Wokefield Park, Reading 0118 9331806

Reading Abbey RFC, full mini and junior section, Caversham 0118 9722881

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Rivermead Leisure Complex, lagoon pool , multi-sports, dance 0118 9015000 Willink Leisure Centre, swimming, tennis, football, badminton, Burghfield 0118 9834845

1 Life, at Loddon Valley, Courts available for hire. 0118 9312066 Academy Sport Leisure Centre, tennis courts for hire 0118 9370270

Swimming and Snorkelling

Caversham Lawn Tennis Club, junior lessons, summer camps 0118 9474566

1 Life, at Loddon Valley, swimming for all the family 0118 9312066

Cotswold Sports Centre, term time tennis courses, age 4 - 16, Tilehurst 0118 9414690

1 Life, Bulmershe L.C, swimming lessons 6m+, Rookie lifeguard courses 0118 9268733 Abbey Swim School, Girls 3+, ASA awards, Small classes, Kendrick Rd 0118 9876927 Academy Sport Leisure Centre, swimming lessons for all ages 0118 9370270 Arthur Hill Pool, junior lifesaving and ‘Rookie Lifeguard’ courses, King’s Road 0118 9015055 Arthur Hill Pool, Kelloggs ASA junior swimming courses, King’s Road 0118 9015055 Arthur Hill Pool, Splashabout junior sessions, Kings Road 0118 9015055 Baby Splash, baby, Toddler & Pre School swimming classes 0118 9968958 Caversham Underwater Hockey Club, looking to start children’s session age 12+ 0788 4257247

Fit 4 Sports, tennis coaching 4 - 16yrs, Summer term, Rachel Hill, Mortimer 07986 124035 Goring Tennis Club, welcomes juniors of all ages & abilities 01491 873860 Mapledurham Lawn Tennis Club, junior coaching, age 6 -14 0118 9477354 Pangbourne Tennis Club, Junior coaching ages 5 - 14+ 0118 9843764 Prospect Park, tennis coaching, booking required 0118 9373848 Reading Tennis Club, juniors of all standards, Reading Uni 07840 567 907 Shinfield Tennis Club, ‘Shinfield Aces’, junior lessons, age 7+ 0118 9620066 Sonning Tennis Club - Lessons children 3+ Mon/Wed pm 0118 9623724 Willink Leisure Centre, tennis courts for hire, Burghfield Common 0118 9834845 Woodland Lawn Tennis Club (Tilehurst) , junior coaching 0118 9417907

Central Swimming Pool, drop-in coached swim session, age 6mths - 4yrs 0118 9015070

Volleyball

Central Swimming Pool, junior courses, Kellogs ASA National Swim Plan 0118 9015070

Academy Sport Leisure Centre, volleyball court for hire 0118 9370270

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Global Cafe, food & drink from around the world! London St. 0118 9583555 Horse and Groom, children’s menu, large garden with wagon! 0118 9332813 Pizza Hut, kids get colouring packs, town centre 0118 959 6644 TGI Fridays, lively and very child friendly, Caversham Road 0118 9575656 The Packsaddle Inn, children’s outdoor play area, Mapledurham 0118 946 3000 The Royal Oak, child-friendly, School Green, Shinfield 0118 9882931 The Wee Waif Lodge, ideal for families, pub food, Charvil 0118 944 0066 Tutu’s Ethiopian Table, Authentic Ethiopian Cuisine, London St 0118 9583555 Wagamama, Japanese noodle bar, children’s menu 0118 9511599

Basingstoke Aquadrome, lagoon, flume, parties, holiday activities 01256 472343 Beale Park, wildlife park and gardens 0844 826 1761 Bowood Adventure Playground, pirate galleon, aerial rope walks, space dive, hidden caves 01249 812102 Bucklebury Farm Park, deer park, indoor play area, picnic 0118 9714002 Coral Reef, swimming complex 01344 862525 Cotswold Wildlife Park, Burford, Oxfordshire 01993 825728 Dinton Pastures Country Park, lake, playground, walking 0118 934 2016

Royal Navy Submarine Museum, has a yellow submarine for younger visitors 023 9252 9217 The Living Rainforest, Hampstead Norreys 01635 202444 The Look Out Discovery Centre, & playground, Ninemile ride, Bracknell 01344 354400 Thermae Bath Spa, papmer yourself!, Bath 08448880844 Watercress Line, great family fun, heritage railway, play area, picnic area, Hampshire 01962 733810 Wellington Country Park, play areas, mini railway, sandpit, lakes 0118 9326444

Englefield Estate, gardens open Apr - Oct, Mon - Thurs, Theale 0118 9302504

Railways

Watersports

World Turned Upside Down, traditional pub fare, Basingstoke Rd 0118 9871763

Family Adventure Farm, animals, playground, feeding lambs, 01635 269678

Amnerfield Miniature Railway, Easter Sunday to October, Amners Farm 0771 8852814

BARS, Family Boats - sales, restoration, maintenance, equipment 0118 9833638

First Aid Training for Parents and Carers

Intech, science centre & planetarium, under cover, all weather, nr Winchester 01962 863791

RSME Minature railway, rides 1st Sun of month, Prospect Park 0118 9587247

Family First Aid Training, Old House Farm, Cutbush lane, Reading RG2 9AE 08452 300 999

John Nike Leisuresport Complex, ski and skate, Bracknell 01344 789000

Berkshire Sail Training Centre, lots of youth sailing courses, Sulhamstead 0118 9303467 Black Swan Sailing Club, training & fun days, age 8+, Hurst 0118 9344424 Burghfield Sailing Club, from beginners to competitors 0118 9303604 Datchet Watersports, windsurfing, sailing, holiday courses as well as tuition 01753 683990

Mark The Medic, first aid for parents & families, in your home 08452 300999 St John Ambulance, paediatric first aid, Woodley 0118 9335500

Kew Gardens, children’s area, Richmond, Surrey 020 83325655 Longleat, safari park, house, rides, gardens and more 01985 844400

Wellington Country Park, mini railway, sandpit, lakes 0118 9326444

Theatres and Cinemas South Street Arts Centre, Creative kids theatre & comedy 0118 9606060 The Hexagon, a packed programe of kids shows 0118 9606060

Pets

Marwell Wildlife Park, a great day out, Winchester 01962 777407

Reading Canoe Club, on the River Thames, Caversham 0118 9477643

Castle Vets Pet Healthcare Centre, for all pet animals 0118 9574488

Milestone’s Museum, real people, open air, fun for all ages, Basingstoke 01256 477766

Toy Libraries

Reading Sailing Club, youth section, age 8+, Sonning 01494 530019

Simply Schnauzers - dog grooming exclusively for Schnauzers 07749 074514

Yoga

Tiptoe Designs, miniaturised paw prints in silver 0118 9266442

Monkey World, lovely park with loads of monkeys!, nr Wareham, Dorset 01929 462537

Lend and Play Toy Library, Woodley, Wed pm, Sat am, toys for 0-7yrs old 0118 3776429

Viniyoga classes (family, pregnancy, general, 1-1) RG1, RG30 07984 451141

Museum of English Rural Life, lots of FREE family activities! 0118 3788660

Southcote Toy Library, open Tues a.m & Thurs p.m 0118 9015109

Food for Families

Youth Clubs

Riverford, organic fruit & veg delivered to your door 01962 763 927

Museum of Reading, many children’s activities, many free! 0118 9399800

Tick Tock Toy Library, c/o Calcot Infant School, Wed am, Fri pm, all yr except Christmas 0118 9456157

Mortimer Youth Club, Thursday pm, 11 - 16 yrs, Mortimer Community Centre 0118 9331005 The Silverdale Youth & Community Centre, for 14+ yrs, Earley 0118 9669529 Twyford Youth & Community Centre, Mon 6-8yrs-6.30-8.30pm & Wed 9-11yrs7.15-9.15pm 0118 9340891 Woodley Airfield Youth & Community Centre, for 12+ yrs 0118 9440449

Family Places to Eat Bella Pasta, children’s packs, Queen Victoria Street 0118 9500592 Blubeckers at The Pack Horse, very good children’s menu, Mapledurham 0118 9722140 Blubeckers, very good children’s menu, Hare Hatch 0118 9403136 Cinnamon Tree, award-winning food, restaurant and take-away, Mortimer 0118 9332428

Soft Play Areas Active Tots, beautiful softplay centre, converted barn, 0-4 yrs, Stratfield Saye 01256 880 220 Kids n Action, Play and Party Centre, Winnersh Triangle 0118 9680983

Paultons Park, theme Park for families, Mar - Oct plus Feb half term. 023 8081 4442 REME, Museum of Technology, family days, Arborfield 0118 9763375

Vue Cinema, Reading 08712 240 240

Toy Library, selection of toys to borrow, through any Reading Borough library 0118 9015109

River and Rowing Museum, various family events, Henley 01491 415600

Krazy Play Days, Sterling Way 0118 9426171 Rivermead, Toddlers World - soft play / bouncy castles for under 5s 0118 9015000 The Mad House Play and Party World, Green Park 0118 9755455

Attractions around Reading actionTown Mouse & Country Mouse, kids play, ages 3 - 7, 20 - 25 July 01491 578631 Amners Farm, lambing days, mini railway 0118 9832417 Basildon Park, NT house and grounds, children’s events 0118 9843040

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Citizen’s Advice Bureau, free & confidential advice, Reading 0845 071 6379

Alternative Medicine Calcot Therapies - Therapies for the Community - www.calcottherapies.com 07427 577992 Krishna Chiropractic. Gentle Care for ALL Ages. FREE Spine Checks, RG1

Citizen’s Advice Bureau, free & confidential advice, Woodley, fax 0118 9698714 0118 9699006 Citizen’s Advice Bureau, Swallowfield Medical Practice, Swallowfield 0118 9883134

0118 9586766

Creches

Bereavement

1 Life, Loddon valley, 9.15am-1.15pm Mon to Fri for users of the centre 8wks 4yrs 11mth 0118 9312066

Daisy`s Dream, support for children facing and following bereavement in Berkshire 0118 9342604

Asda Creche for customers of Asda, M-F 9.15-2pm, Sat 9-5pm, L Earley 0118 9873314

Childminders and Babysitting

Support Jobcentre Plus, for general information on tax credits 0845 300 3900 Jobcentre Plus, if you are looking for work 0845 606 0234 Jobcentre Plus, if you need to claim a benefit 0800 055 6688 National Centre for Domestic Violence 08009 70 20 70

Childcare Training. NVQ’s at Level 2 and 3. contact sarah.guy1@ babcockinternational.com 07867 977924 Jobcentre Plus, if you are looking for work 0845 606 0234 New Directions, Free careers advice, help with CVs and online job searching. 0345 8420012

National Domestic Violence helpline (FREE call) 24 hour 0808 2000247

Quo Vadis, help with going back to work or juggling work/life balance, 07769 708005, 0118 9887023

NSPCC (FREE call) 24 hour child protection helpline, Textphone 0800 056 0566 0808 800 5000

Health Visitors

Pregnancy Crisis Centre, Basingstoke 01256 460100

NHS Berkshire West PCT, parenting support in Reading 0118 9822854

Reading Lifeline Crisis Pregnancy Centre, London Street 0118 9596669

Libraries with Story/Rhyme time

Central Swimming Pool, creche for pool users 0118 9015070

Refuge - National Domestic Violence Helpline (FREE call) 0808 2000 247

Cotswold Sports Centre, creche for anyone, please equire 0118 9414690

Relate, relationship counselling for couples and families 0118 9876161

Coconuts Nanny Agency, temporary childcare, babysitters 01252 672872

Hand in Hand Childcare, mobile creche for weddings/parties 07875 027796

Samaritans, emotional support to anyone in distress, Reading 0118 9266333

Battle Library, Story times for under 5’s, Tues & Thurs 2.15-2.45, Sat 11.30-12.00 0118 9015100

Coralis Childcare Agency, nannies, mothers help, babysitters 0118 9507514

Rivermead Leisure Complex, 0 - 5yrs, 2 hours per day 0118 9015000

Burghfield Library, term time, Thurs 2.30 3pm, 0-3yrs 0118 9833632

Sitters, for day and evening babysitters, with professional childcare experience 08447 367367

Southcote Children’s Centre Creche, linked to adult ed courses 0118 9390535

Skype Counselling Service. David. Free introductory session. skype:davidcounselling 07891 694134

3mxchildcare, registered childminders, Monday to Friday 0800-1800 07990 502876

SureStart Whitley Children’s Centre, Creche 0118 9015208

Smileys Childcare Agency, specialists in all types of childcare 0845 2011630

Family Health

Tinies, emergency childcare, Reading 0118 9589646

Family Health and Baby Clinics, all over Reading, drop-in 0118 9312111

Tinies, nannies, mother’s help, babysitters, Reading 0118 9589646

Hearing Screening & Testing, for children 3 and over, Lucinda Ellis 07795 268866

Citizens Advice Bureaux

NHS Dental Access Centre, emergency dental care, Tilehurst 0118 9452967 NHS Direct, details of local doctors, pharmacists, dentists, textphn 0845 606 4647 0845 4647

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Victim Support National Telephone Support Line 0845 30 30 900

Central library, Song & Rhyme, Mon 20.30-11, Wed 10.30-11, Thur 10.30-11, Sat 10.30-11 0118 9373449

W.Berks Community Care Team, support for vulnerable children 0845 6014726

Mortimer Library, story time, Victoria Rd, Mortimer 0118 9332882

West of Berkshire Substance Misuse service 01189 557333

Palmer Park library, Song & Rhyme, Mon 10.00-10.30, Fri 10.30-11.00 0118 9015106

Whole Step CIC: Creative therapy for children w/sp. Needs. www.wholestep. org.uk 07769 697401

Palmer Park Library, Story times for under 5’s, Mon 2.15 - 2.45 0118 9015106

Fathers Support

Southcote Library, Storytime for under 5’s, Stories with Rhymes Thur 9.30-10.00 0118 9015109

Men’s Advice Line, domestic violence, mon-fri 9:00am-5:00pm 0808 801 0327

Southcote, Song & Rhyme, all year, Friday, 10.30-11.00 0118 9015109

Family Welfare

Dad’s & Kids Group- Waterside- Sat 10,00 - 12.00 0118 9375618

Theale Library, term time, ryhme 0 - 3yrs, Mon, Wed 11 - 11.30 0118 9303207

Al-Anon Family Groups, support to the families & friends of problem drinkers 020 7403 0888

Families Need Fathers, information support centre, Tilehurst 0118 9019132

Tilehurst library, Song & Rhyme Mon 9.30-10.00, 10.45-11.15, Fri 10.30-11.00 0118 9015112

Fostering and Adoption

Tilehurst Library, Storytime for under 5s, Thurs 2.30-3.00 0118 9015112

ARC - young people’s information and counselling service 0118 9776710.

Cabrini Children’s Society, various services, Reading 0196 284 2024 Coreassets, Woodley 0118 9698543

Whitley library,Song & Rhyme, Tues, 2.152.45pm, Thur 11.15-11.45, Sat 10.30-11.00 0118 9015115

Directions, foster care, Reading 0118 9015222

Nannies and Au Pairs

Childline (FREE call) 0800 1111

Parents & Children Together (PACT), Adoption and Fostering charity 0118 9387600

Coconuts Nanny Agency, full/part-time nannies, nursery staff 01252 672872

Claudia Smith:Email Counselling for busy parents. Text for Info 07806 806954

West Berkshire Foster Carers Association www.wbfca.org.uk 07833 787283

Berkshire Family Mediation, for couples ending their relationship 01189 571159 Berkshire Women’s Aid (24 hrs), support, help and advice 01189 504003 Broken Rainbow, domestic violence support for LGBT people 08452 60 44 60

Family Information Service, information for every family member 0800 328 9148

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Caversham Library, Storytime for under 5’s, Thur 2.00-2.30 0118 9015103

Pangbourne Library, rhyme time, Reading Rd, Pangbourne 0118 9844117

PALS, free advice for patients, carers & their families, text 0787 6505 312 0118 9822829

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Thames Valley Probation Service 01189 560466

Caversham Library, Song & Rhyme, Tue 10.15-10.45, 11.15-11.45, Wed 2.15-2.45 0118 9015103

Women’s Aid - National Domestic Violence Helpline (FREE call) 0808 2000 247

NHS Direct, health advice & information 24 hrs a day, textphn 0845 606 4647 0845 4647

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Skype Counselling Service. Free introductory session. David. Skype:davidcounselling 07891 694134

Battle Library, Song & Rhyme, Tue 10.30-11.00, Fri 10.00-10.30, 11.15-11.45 0118 9015100

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Hand in Hand Childcare, Nannies, Nurs. Nurses & Mat.Nurses 07770 671418

Dyslexia Support Group, Wokingham 07806 230044

Henley Nannies, perm and temp nannies, house keepers, mothers help 0118 9843035

Heartline, helping support children with heart conditions and families 01276 707 636

Holiday Nanny, For perfect holiday childcare 01494 772400

Kids n Action, Special needs every 2nd Wed, Play and Party Centre, Winnersh Triangle 0118 9680983

Speak 2 Me , Speech & language Therapists, www.speak-2me.co.uk 07871 191569

Krazy Play Days, soft play centre, every 2 weeks on Fri pm’s for disabled children 0118 9426171

Speech Sort Ltd, speech therapy, Silchester Common 0118 9700300

MENCAP Bubble Club, Thu am, 0 - 4yrs children with special needs, fax 0118 9015188 0118 9662518

Youth Services

Little Angels, nannies perm/temp, live-in/out, maternity, mothers help 0118 9320073 Smileys Childcare Agency, specialists in all types of childcare 0845 201 1630 Tigerlily Child Care, nannies, mothers helps, maternity Nurses 0118 9462678 Tinies, nannies, mother’s help, babysitters, Reading 0118 9589646

MENCAP Friday Club, 11 - 15 yr olds with special needs, fax 0118 9015188 0118 9662518

One Parent Families

MENCAP Holiday Clubs, Easter & Summer 4 - 15yrs, fax 0118 9015188 0118 9662518

Gingerbread (FREE call), support for lone parent families 0800 0185026

Parenting Courses and Support Berkshire carers service, support to all carers 0118 9505177 Familyline Plus, free helpline, 24 hours a day 0808 800 2222 Home Start, support to families under stress, with a child under 5 0118 9888025 Incredible years parenting course,Ranikhet Children’s Centre, mon 12:45-2:45 0118 9015221 Norcot Early Years Centre, childcare, activities, advice, support 0118 9375618 Reading Borough Council, parenting classes, various venues 0118 9390396

Special Needs & Learning Difficulties Alafia Project, support for ethnic minority children with disabilities, fax 0118 9606729 0118 9510279

MENCAP Saturday Club, 4 - 11yrs children with special needs, fax 0118 9015188 0118 9662518 MENCAP Tuesday Club, for 16 - 25+ yrs with special needs, fax 0118 9015188 0118 9662518 National Mencap 020 74540454 Parenting Special Children, supports families of children with disabilities 07876 275731 Parenting Strategy Team, guidance and training for parents & schools 07990 761676 Peapods, support for families of children with physical disabilities-48 Church Rd, Earley 0118 961 6534 Reading CTPLD Learning disability team 0118 9553742 Reading Cygnets Swimming Club, for people with learning difficulties 01491 873237 Reading Deaf and HOH Centre, 131133 Cardiff Rd, fax 0118 9500507 0118 9594969

Berkshire Autistic Society, Unit 7, Richfield Place, Richfield Avenue, RG1 8EQ 0118 9594594

Reading Mencap, Alexandra Rd, fax 0118 9015188 0118 9662518

Berkshire County Blind Society, for children and adults 0118 987 2803

Reading Visa Partnership support for people up to 25 with special needs 0845 4085002

Building for the Future, improving the lives of local disabled children 0118 9706704

SCOPE, National Disability Charity 0808 8003333

Bulmershe Gymnastics Club, for children with physical or learning disabilities 0118 9263686 Bulmershe L.C, additional needs swim school, term time, 5 - 16 yrs 0118 9268733 Dingley Family & Specialist Early Years Centre, Kenavon Drive, RG1 0118 3277424 Dingley Family & Specialist EYC, Summer Play Scheme, Kenavon Drive, RG1 0118 3277424 Dingley Family & Specialist EYC, Under 2’s, Mon pm, Kenavon Drive RG1 0118 3277424 Downs Syndrome Group ,West Berkshire, support group 07847 327528

The Avenue Special needs Academy, 2 - 19 years with a wide range of special needs 0118 937 5554 Wokingham, Bracknell +District Mencap, learning disability support 0118 979 8539

Speech and Language Berkshire Clinic of Speech and Language therapy, Caversham 0118 9474454 Emma Hurdiss Speech & Language Therapy, Lower Earley 07935 895195 Julia Blake, speech therapist, therapy in your home, Caversham 0118 9470853 Key2communicate, Speech & Language Therapy, Earley, Penny Carter 07798 853133

Little Talkers, speech therapist, Burghfield Common 07706 222447 Sally Newman B.Sc,P.G.C.E,M.R.C.S.L.T, Caversham 0118 9474490

Reading Visa Partnership, support for 13 19 year olds 0845 4085002

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Just for Grown-Ups A2B Minibus & Coach Travel Ltd, evenings out, weddings, airport, taxi 0118 9693911 Belle Casa, home cleaning and ironing services, flexible hours 01344 774428 Berkshire Lifestyle Concierge helps busy folk with domestic challenges 07587 170707 Box Financial Planning, friendly and professional, Independent Financial Advice 0118 9076505

Positively better: Hypnosis and EFT for stress, weight loss, smoking & many more 0118 9835238 Tai Chi gentle exercise for all, Monday 1.30pm, Maiden Place, Earley 0118 9623724 The Elephant Hotel, pint and a meal on Thurs, Pangbourne 0118 9842244

Caversham Underwater Hockey Club, try something new! 0788 4257247

The Pamper Party, pamper parties for ladies, in your own home 0870 446 0150

Dads Shop, hardware store, all your DIY needs, Mortimer 0118 9332014

Wycliffe Stretch & Tone for Mothers, children welcome, The Warehouse, Thurs am 0118 9299919

Dancercise, tap, jazz & salsa, get fit while having fun, Sonning 079513 85850 Fit 4 Sports, ladies tennis mornings, April - Oct, Rachel Hill, Mortimer 07986 124035

Adult Education

Fit 4 Sports, outdoor fitness, sessions available all year, Mortimer 07986 124035

Art Clay Supplies-Learn for Fun Jewellery Workshops & Classes www. artclaysupplies.co.uk 0118 9883200

Handy Women, odd jobs, no job too small, gardening, decorating & more, Mortimer 0118 9332456

Childcare Training. NVQ’s at Level 2 and 3. contact sarah.guy1@ babcockinternational.com 07867 977924

Millfield Osceola, financial protection for your family, Twyford 0118 9320600

New Directions, Part-time courses for work, leisure & life 0345 8420012

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Venture Portraits, contemporary family photos, Twyford 0118 9320122

Holme Park Day Nursery, 3m-5yrs, 7.30am-6.30pm, Sonning 0118 9695545

Farquhar’s Vocabulary Flash Cards, www. vocabularyflashcards.co.uk 07772 967078

Toys and Gifts

Inglewood Day Nursery, large gardens, 3m - 5yrs, Sonning 0118 9448338

Fleet Tutors, private tuition in your home, all subjects 0845 644 5452

All Things Sweet - Petite Sweets & other bespoke baked goods 0118 9731967

Jubilee Day Nursery, in 53 acres of land, 3m - 5yrs, Padworth 0118 9701600

James Butler, Maths & Physics to A level and 11+, friendly & encouraging, 70 Brunswick St. 07898 974543

Childrenswear

Allpresent, Wheelybugs, Kiddimoto bikes & Planx toy blocks 0118 9477418

Jubilee Gems Nursery, term time only, Babies - 5yrs Padworth 0118 9834018

Allpresent, Shoo Shoos baby shoes and Togz kids’ waterproofs 0118 9477418

Berkshire Nappies, also gorgeous baby items & top quality toys 0794 095269

Little Dragons, The Berkshire Healthcare N.H.S Trust premises 01189 585316

Captain Tortue, quality ladies & children’s clothes 01189 485 091

Chapel Cards, bespoke personalised cards and gifts 0118 9836446

Little Ducklings Day Nursery, 3m - 5yrs, all year, Woodley 0118 9272822

Eco Kidz, eco-friendly and fair trade funky clothing & toys for kids 0118 9841688

Eco Kidz, eco-friendly and fair trade funky clothing & toys for kids 0118 9841688

Little Owl Day Nursery, Thames Valley University 0118 9675413

Incy Wincy, swimming products for babies & toddlers, Tilehurst 0118 3773581

Feat Of Clay - baby hand & footprints, gift vouchers 0118 9697085

Mary Seacole Day Nursery & Family Support Unit, Mon - Fri, 0118 9168418

Twinkle Twinkle, organic clothing, cloth nappies, slings 0118 9695550

Kitchen Capers, children’s chef outfits, aprons, hats & baking sets 07917 412896

Photographers

Lend and Play Toy Library, Woodley, Why Buy, when you can hire? 0118 3776429

Meadow View Day Nursery, 2.5 5yrs, 7.30am - 6pm, Spencers Wood 0118 9887889

Aperture Dramatics, family, children, sporting moments & more 0118 9833319

Looby Lou’s Miniatures, dolls houses and accessories 07969 437508

Emma Pollard Photography, children and family portraiture 0118 9470377

World Shop, fair trade crafts from around the world, London St 0118 958 6692

Freeze Frame Photography, friendly and professional, Caversham 0560 2558203

Daycare Nurseries

Magic Photography, capture those magic moments, Burghfield Common 0118 9836531

Abbeymore Day Nursery/School, 3 mths 5 yrs, Wokingham Rd 0118 9260000

Reading Community Learning Centre, various courses 0118 9599009 WEA Women’s Learning Centre, various courses, Eaton Place 01189 591388

Alexandra Road Community Day Nursery, 6m - 5yrs 0118 9262384

MLB Photographic, Family and Child Portraiture 07530 491870 Rainbright Photography, natural outdoor portraits of babies, children and families 07412 113511 Tara Taylor Photography, photographing newborns to adults, Emmer Green 0118 9474963

Busy Bees Day Nursery, 3m - 5yrs, Hurricane Way, Woodley 0118 9691299

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Park Day Nursery, 3m - 5yrs, up to 8yrs hol care, all year, College Road 0118 9268892 Pine Rivers Kindergarten Limited, 7.30am-6pm, 0 - 5yrs, Reading 0118 9598232 Rainbow Day Nursery for children of hospital employees, Craven Rd 0118 3227112 Riverside Day Nursery, 3m - 5yrs, Cholmeley Rd 0118 9665040 Tawny Owl Nursery, Thames Valley University 0118 9675361 Thames Valley Park Children’s Centre, for Microsoft employees 0118 9095108

Le Club Francais, French for 2-5 yrs, St Barnabas Hall, Caversham 0118 9351000 Spanish Club. Classes for primary & secondary students in Caversham 07867 968319

Libraries Battle Library, 420 Oxford Road 0118 9015100 Caversham Library, Church Street 0118 9015103 Palmer Park Library, St Bartholomew’s Road 0118 9015106 Reading Central Library, Abbey Square 0118 9015950 Southcote Library, Coronation Square 0118 9015109 Tilehurst Library, School Road 0118 9015112 Whitley Library, 205 Northumberland Avenue 0118 9015115

Montessori Schools and Nurseries Dolphin School & Montessori nursery, 3 13 yrs, Hurst 0118 9341277

The Co-operative Childcare, 3m - 5yrs, Valpy St 0118 9560341

Hare Hatch Montessori, 2-5yrs, 8.45 3pm, Hare Hatch 01189 403940

Childbase Nurseries - Green Park, 6wks C 5yrs, 8 - 6pm 0118 9313115 5

The Lodge, 0 -5yrs, Southcote Children’s centre 0118 9390535

Chiltern College Day Nursery, 3m - 5yrs, C Caversham 0118 9471847 C

Harriet House Montessori School, age 2½ - 5, Ashampstead, nr. Pangbourne 01635 579331

The Tiddlywinks, 3m - 5yrs, 8am - 6pm, Lower Padworth 0118 9834802

Farm View Day Nursery, 3m - 3yrs, 7.30am - 6pm, Spencers Wood 0118 9882131 Forbury Gardens Day Nursery, 3mths 5yrs, Abbots Walk 0118 9588116 5

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Orchard Day Nursery, 1-5yrs, 8am - 6pm, Caversham 0118 9475797

Language Classes

Cedar Park Day Nursery, 6 wks to 5 years, C TTwyford 0118 9340118

Dickory Docks Educational Day Nursery, 3m - 5yrs, Tilehurst 0118 9598252 3

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Northumberland Day Nursery, Complete Childcare, great setting 0118 9875943

Tutorbox-one to one tuition in all subjects 0118 9841684

Earley Montessori School, Sutcliffe Avenue, Earley, 9.30 - 1.30 term time 0118 9351674

Denefield Day Nursery, 3m - 5yrs, Long Lane, Tilehurst 0118 9728970

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Norcot Early Years Centre, full day care, 3m - 5yrs 0118 9375618

Student Support Centre, home based study in English & Maths 0800 13 22 77

The Bees Knees, 3m - 5yrs, 7am - 7pm, all year, Connaught Road 01189 590364

Caversham Nursery School term time & C aall yr round contracts depending on age, Caversham 0118 9375429 C

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Bishopswood Day Nursery, 6wks - 5yrs, 7.30 - 6.30, all year, nr Sonning Common 0118 9722196 Brightstart Day Nursery, 3m - 5yrs, 7.30am - 6pm, Theale Village 7 0118 9303000 0

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Barn Owl Day Nursery, babies to school age, beautiful setting, Purley-on-Thames 0118 9425555

Mortimer Kindergarten, 2 - 5 years, term time only 07736 353821

Mrs Maria Johnson - one to one Maths tutoring to GCSE level 0118 9873849

Goldilocks Nursery, 0 -5yrs, 7.30 G 6pm, free grant sessions, Tilehurst 6 0118 3278943 0 Greyfriars Day Nursery, 3mths - 5 yrs, all G yyear, Friar St. 0118 9589558 Hazebrouck, Arborfield, 3m-5yrs, 7.30am6pm, Loveley setting 0118 976 2054 6

Little Tots Nursery, 2 - 5 yrs, term time, all day, Burghfield 07931 807021

The Wigwam Day Nursery, full and part-time, 0 - 5yrs, Fatherson Road 0118 9581800

Little Tots Nursery, 2 - 5yrs, all year round, Prince of Wales Ave 0118 9591371

Waterside Early Care & Education Centre, 3m - 5yrs, TVP 0118 9266277

Rainbow Montessori Nursery, 2 - 5yrs, a.m’s, term time, Burghfield Common 0118 9832291

Western Elms Nursery School, 0 - 5yrs, Reading 0118 9572146 Yellow Brick House (Lower Earley), 3m - 5 yrs. 8 - 6pm 0118 9873441

Tutoring

Rocking Horse Montessori Nursery, 2 5yrs, Caversham 0118 9477644 The Village Montessori Nursery School, 2.5 - 5yrs, term time, Bradfield 0118 9744643

Music Teachers Explore Learning, Maths & English Tuition, inside Sainsbury’s , Calcot 0118 9424002

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4 yrs, Caversham. Free mini lesson 07867 804764

Kidmore End Pre-school, 2yrs 9m - 5yrs, term time, sessional 07796 666713

Helen Hines, Violin Teacher (Suzuki and ABRSM) for children 4+, Caversham 07957 494567

Kilnsea Pre-School (Under 5’s), Lower Earley 07754 847967

The Daisy Nursery School, term time, 2-5yrs, Caversham 07779 047533

All Saints C of E Aided Infant School, 4 7yrs, Brownlow Rd 0118 9015413

Maiden Erlegh Pre-School, 2.5 - 5yrs, Mon - Fri , Mornings/Afternoon sessions 07867 565811

The Grange Pre-School, 2.5 5yrs,Southcote 0118 9568528

Battle Primary School, Cranbury Rd, Reading 0118 9015421

The Honey Bee Pre-School, Valantia Road off Oxford Rd 0118 957 2318

Beechwood Primary School, Ambleside Close, Woodley 0118 9695976

The Mrs. Williams Pre-School, Burghfield Common 0118 9833412

Burghfield St Mary’s C Of E Primary School , Theale Rd, Burghfield 0118 9832957

Helen Strong, piano teacher for children, Caversham 0118 9477546 Little Maestros, private piano and cello lessons from 5yr, Caversham 07432 193284 New Notes, piano lessons, age 6+, Baughurst 0118 9817257

Preschool Nurseries and Playgroups Applestar Nursery 2-5yr, P&C 0-4 yr , 5 Christchurch Gardens, Reading 0118 9866301

Mortimer Pre-school, 2.5 - 5yrs, term time, sessional 0118 9331668 New Bridge Nursery School/Snowflake Centre for children with autism 3 - 4 yrs, Caversham 0118 9375580 Newbery Lodge - tilehurst - Pre-SchoolMon-Fri am 0118 942 3644 Pangbourne Valley Play Group, 2 - 5yrs, term time, sessional + lunchtimes 0118 9841661

The University of Reading Pre-School, weekday mornings 0118 9268988 The Wendy House Pre-School, 2 - 5yrs, Earley 078900 35523 Theale Under 5s Pre-School. Age 2.5 - 5 . Mon - Fri mornings only 0754 6575815

Barty Bears Playgroup, 2 - 5yrs, Mon - Fri, Palmer Park 0118 9667577

Poperinghe Pre-School, Arborfield Garrison Community Centre 0118 9763215

Theale Under 5’s, morning’s, term time, Theale Village Hall 0118 9302766

BBC Monitoring Nursery for employees of BBC Monitoring 0118 9486368

Ryhill Pre-School, 2yrs 9mths - 5yrs, Lower Earley 0118 9751888

Twyford & Ruscombe Pre-school, a.m’s, age 2.5 - 5yrs 0776 9916800

Beansheaf Community Pre-school, age 2 - 5yrs, Calcot 0118 945 4312

St Andrews Pre-School, term time, Caversham 0118 9462147

University of Reading Pre-School, open to non-uni children, a.m’s 0118 9268988

Blagrave Nursery School, Tilehurst 0118 9015427

St Catherine’s Pre-school, 2.5 - 5yrs, a.m’s, term time, Tilehurst 0118 9610273

Victoria Road Pre-School, Tilehurst 07989 261637

Calcot Infant School and Nursery, from 3 years 0118 9418189

St Michaels Playgroup, term time, Tilehurst 07594 627139

Westwood Farm Community Pre-School, 3-5 yrs, Sessional, Tilehurst 0118 9429865

Caversham Heights Pre-School, Methodist Church Hall 0118 9484851

St. James Church Pre School, Woodley, Age 2 -5 yrs 0118 9662568

Willow Bank Pre-School, 3-5yrs, Woodley 01189 272338

Caversham Nursery, 3 - 4yrs, term time, am & pm sessions 0118 9375429

St. Nicholas Pre-School , Hurst. Children 2 - 5 yrs, 9am - 3pm 0118 9343677

Woodley Baptist Church Pre-School, 3 5yrs 0118 969 9956

Caversham Park Pre-School, Caversham 0118 9471989

Stepping Stones Pre-School, Mon - Fri am’s, Tilehurst 07561 506002

Woodley Pre-School, 2.5 - 5yrs, Mon - Fri am’s 0118 9540272

Chapel Lane Playgroup, 2¾ - 4¾ yrs, Spencers Wood 0118 9886023

Sunbeams Parent & Child Group, Padworth, 0 - 3 yrs 0118 3776429

Yellow Brick House (Twyford), 2 - 5yrs, 9am - 3.35pm 0118 9320666

Charvil Pre-School, rising 3 - 5yrs, a.m’s, extra session for rising 5’s 0118 9695538

SureStart Whitley Children’s Centre, Green Frog Pre- School 0118 9015208

Primary Schools

Christchurch Toddler Group - Mon and Thurs 9.30-11.30, 0-3 years Except Bank Hols 07737 657584

Swallowfield Pre-School, Swallowfield Parish Hall 07771 184982

Crawshay Pre-School, Methodist church hall, Caversham 07787 775 441 Crescent Under Fives Pre-School, 2.5-5 years, term-time. East Reading 0118 9010012 Emmer Green Pre School, Ofsted ‘outstanding’, 2.5yrs - 5yrs, term-time 0118 9015506 Englefield Nursery School, 2 1/2 - 5 years, off A340 Pangbourne Rd, Nr Theale 07554 090647 English Martyrs Pre-School, 2½ yrs - 5 yrs, Liebenrood Road 01189 593121

The Abbey School, girls, 3 to 18 yrs, C of E, Kendrick Rd 0118 9872256 The Acorns Nursery School, Tilehurst 0118 9421856

Treetops Nursery, Riseley 0118 9885083

Alfred Sutton Primary School, Wokingham Rd 0118 9015411 All Saints C of E Aided Infant School, 4 7yrs, Brownlow Rd 0118 9015413

Caversham Park Primary School, Caversham Park Village 0118 9015433 Caversham Primary School, Hemdean Road 0118 9015454 Christ The King Catholic Primary School, nr Basingstoke Rd 0118 9015434 Churchend Primary School, Tilehurst 0118 9015450 Coley Primary School, Community school, Wolseley Street 0118 9015461 Coombes C of E Primary School, School Road, Arborfield 0118 9760751 Crazies Hill CE Primary School, Crazies Hill, Wargrave 0118 940 2612 E P Collier Primary School, Ross Rd 0118 9015470 Earley St Peter’s C of E Voluntary Aided Primary School 0118 9261657 Emmer Green Primary School, Emmer Green 0118 9015464

Farley Hill Primary School, nr Swallowfield 0118 9732148 Garlands Junior School, Burghfield Common 0118 9832776 Geoffrey Field Infant School,Whitley Wood 0118 9015473

Hemdean House School Independent Day School for Girls and Boys (3-11)

Reception and Nursery Places available Outstanding pastoral care

Goring & Cleeve Pre-School, Wallingford Road 01491 875036

Individual attention

Happy Hours Pre-School, 2½ +, sessional care, Twyford 0118 9349088

Family-orientated

Jubilee Day Nursery, in 53 acres of land, 3m - 5yrs, Padworth 0118 9701600

Kennet Valley Pre-School, sessional care, Fords Farm, Calcot 0118 9428771

Calcot Junior School, Calcot 0118 9428727

English Martyrs’ Catholic Primary School, Tilehurst 0118 9015466

Aldryngton Primary School, Earley 0118 9265843

Gloucester Road Playgroup, term time, Mon - Fri, Reading 0118 9599548

Jubilee Gems Nursery, term time only, Babies - 5yrs Padworth 0118 9834018

Calcot Infant School and Nursery, from 3 years 0118 9418189

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Mrs Bland’s Infant and Nursery School, Burghfield Common 0118 9832332

South Lake Primary School, Woodley 0118 9691672

Theale Green Community School, Theale 0118 930 2741

New Christ Church Church of England (VA) Primary School 0118 9015437

St Anne’s Catholic Primary School, Caversham 0118 9015537

Special Schools

New Town Primary School, School Terrace 0118 9015509

St Dominic Savio Catholic Primary School, Woodley 0118 9691606

Oxford Road Community School, Oxford Rd 0118 9015511

St John’s CofE (Aided) Primary School, 3 11yrs, Orts Rd 0118 9015540

Geoffrey Field Junior School, Whitley Wood 0118 9375475

Pangbourne Primary School, Kennedy Drive 0118 9842315

St Martin’s Catholic Primary School, Caversham 0118 9015544

Independent Schools

George Palmer Primary School, nr Basingstoke Rd 0118 9015481

Polehampton CE Primary School, Hermitage Drive, Twyford 0118 9340246

St Mary and All Saints C of E Voluntary Aided, Coley Park 0118 9015545

Alder Bridge Steiner-Waldorf School, Padworth, 3 - 14 yrs 0118 9714471

Hawkedon Primary School, Lower Earley 0118 9667444

Polehampton Church of England Junior School, Twyford 0118 9341338

St Michael’s Primary School, Dee Road, Tilehurst 0118 9015550

Caversham Preparatory School, boys & girls, 4 - 11 yrs, Caversham 0118 9471847

Highwood Primary School, Woodley 01189 265493

Radstock Primary School, Lower Earley 0118 9869050

St Paul’s Catholic Primary School, Tilehurst 0118 9422003

Crosfields School, Independent Day prep, co-ed , 3 - 13yrs 0118 9871810

Hillside Primary School, Lower Earley 0118 9755771

Ranikhet Primary School, Tilehurst 0118 9015520

Thameside Primary School, Caversham 0118 9015551

Dolphin School & Montessori nursery, 3 13 yrs, Hurst 0118 9341277

Katesgrove Primary School, Dorothy Street, 0118 9015490

Redlands Primary School, 3 - 11 yrs, Lydford Road 0118 9015527

The Heights Primary School, Caversham Heights, for info email: info@theheights. co.uk

Hemdean House School, co-ed, 2 - 16yrs, C of E, Caversham 0118 9472590

Loddon Primary School, Silverdale Road, Earley 0118 9261449

Rivermead Primary School, Loddon Bridge Road, Woodley 0118 9540770

Manor Primary School, Ashampstead Road 0118 9015494

Robert Piggott C Of E Infant School, Wargrave! 0118 940 2414

Micklands Primary School, Caversham 0118 9015500

Party Time!

The Avenue Special needs Academy, 2 - 19 years with a wide range of special needs 0118 9375554

The Hill Primary School, Peppard Rd, Caversham 0118 9015560

Leighton Park School, 11-18, coed. Open Days 9 Sep, 4 Oct, 11 Nov 0118 9879600

The Ridgeway Primary School, Willow Gardens, RG2 0118 9015530

Queen Anne’s School, day/boarding, girls, 11-18, Co E, Cav 0118 9187300

Robert Piggott CofE Junior School, Wargrave 0118 940 2645

Theale CE Primary School 0118 9302239

Reading Blue Coat School, day school, co-ed, 11 to 18, Sonning 0118 9441005

Moorlands Primary School, Church End Lane, Tilehurst 0118 9015505

Shinfield Infant and Nursery School, School Green 0118 9883389

Upcroft Primary School, Tilehurst 0118 9015562

Mortimer St John’s CofE Infant School , Mortimer 0118 9332242

Shinfield St Mary’s CofE Junior School 0118 9883663

Whiteknights Primary School, Shinfield Rise 0118 9872588

Mortimer St Mary’s C of E Junior School , Mortimer 0118 9332491

Sonning C of E Primary School 0118 9693399

Whitley Park Infant and Nursery School 0118 9015566 Whitley Park Junior School, Basingstoke Rd 0118 9015570

Be Amazed...

Willow Bank Infant School, Woodley 0118 9695452

The Look Out Discovery Centre

Willow Bank Junior School, Woodley 0118 9691556 Wilson Primary School, Wilson Rd, Reading 0118 9015573

Science and discovery fun over 90 activities.

Woodley CE (Controlled) Primary School, Woodley, Hurricane Way 0118 9693246

Secondary Schools

St Edward’s School, Boys, 4 to 13, Tilehurst Rd 0118 9574342 St Joseph’s College, a school for Boys & Girls, 3 to 18, Upper Redlands Rd 0118 9661000 The Abbey School, girls, 3 to 18 yrs, C of E, Kendrick Rd 0118 9872256

Mobile Parties Animal Dramatics, animal petting parties, party at yours or party in our shed 07831 409457 Arty Bugs, t-shirt painting, clay play & lots more!, 2 - 12yrs 0118 9836898 Children’s Themed Parties, loads of themes, costumes provided 0800 2343460

Blessed Hugh Faringdon Catholic School, Fawley Rd 0118 9574730

Diddi Dance, action songs, dancing games, funky music and props, 2-4 yrs 07719 878789

Denefield Secondary School, Long Lane, Tilehurst 0118 941 3458

Eco bugs Ltd, eco-friendly birthday parties in your own home 07921 836509

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre, Emmer Green 0118 9015800

Elite Soccer School, football & sports parties, age 4 -12yrs 07769 701209

14 January 2017 - 1 May 2017

Kendrick Girls’ Grammar School, secondary + 6th form 0118 9015859

Shows run at weekends and school holidays. Age 3+

Froggle parties, dancing, games, snow / bubble machines, balloon models,puppetry 0845 0504509

Maiden Erlegh Comprehensive, Silverdale Road, Earley 0118 9262467

Bring this advert to get one free child with one full paying adult into the exhibition*. Valid until 30/03/17 *Terms and conditions apply.

Splash, Bubbles and Balloons

Glass painting parties, for all ages & abilities, at your venue! 07733 442958

Prospect School, Tilehurst 0118 9590466 Reading Girls’ School, 11-18 yrs, Northumberland Avenue 0118 9861336

Open 10am - 5pm every day

Reading School, Grammar school, boys, 11-18yrs, Erleigh Rd 0118 9015600

The Look Out Discovery Centre Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 7QW

Tel: 01344 354400 www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/be www.facebook.com/thelookoutdiscovery

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Go-Kart Party!, mini inflatable grand prix circuit, age 4 - 9 01189 723 876 Gorgeous Girls Parties, fun filled partymakeover, age 4 - 14yrs 0845 390 1010

The Piggott School, Wargrave 0118 9402357

Imagine Parties, making party dreams come true - themed parties 07773 362060

The Willink School, Burghfield Common 0118 9832030

Karla’s Parties, Great fun, action packed children’s parties 07545 756765

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Kitchen Capers, cook your birthday tea, cooking parties, 4 - 16 07917 412896

Krazy Play Days, Sterling Way 0118 9426171

Oojamaflip parties - learn circus skills! Age 5+ 0118 9860131

Make & Do, Caversham - Craft Parties & Workshops for Children 0118 327 6717

Pottering About, mobile paint your own pottery company 07710 347920

Palmer Park softplay parties, bouncy castle, for children under 5yrs 0118 9015080

Princess & Pirate Parties, face painting, parachute, party games 0118 9736179

Froggle parties, dancing, games, snow / bubble machines, balloon models, face painting 0845 0504509 Froggys Entertainment, Evening Discos, Weddings, Parties 07920 850420

Park United Reformed Church and Church Halls Palmer Park Avenue, RG6 1DN

Six rooms available for small or large events. Good kitchen facilities. Good access and car parking.

Reading Redkittens Cheerleaders, pom dance & cheerleading 07940 001123

Pasta parties and workshops at Delights of Italy: make-cook-eat, Wokingham 07920 144888

Reptile Celebrities, reptile parties - come and stroke them! 01256 702543

Premier Karting, age 8 - 15, min height 138cm, Woodley 0118 9448446

Ritchies Entertainment Agency, themed & sports parties, discos 0118 9415636

RSME Minature railway, birthday parties, Prospect Park 0118 9599732

Sima’s Action Kids, dance parties for under 11’s 07956 993439

St. Paul’s Play Barn for an under 5s party at Whitley Wood Lane 07714 986462

Lee Summers - magic, puppets,ventriloquism, games, music, balloon modelling 01628 624688

Sima’s Action Kids, games, action rhymes, music, under 6’s 07956 993439

Teamworks Karting, children’s parties, Tilehurst 0845 1803020

Magic Moments Entertainment, magic parties or discos! 01344 484451

Sima’s Action Kids, Hip Disco-bop & Karaoke parties, under 12’s 07956 993439

The Mad House Play and Party World, and Laser parties, Green Park 0118 9755455

Magic Rob, professional magician and childrens entertainer 0845 8377677

StageAbility High School Musical parties, aged 5-12 0118 9333791

Wellington Country Park, party room, face painting, train ride 0118 9326444

Mr Party, ventriloquist, magic, games, puppets, music & more 0118 9264838

Star Hotshots, Olympics, World Cup & more - sports parties! 0845 301 0450

Willink Leisure Centre, football, rollerskating, trampolining and pool parties! 0118 9834845

Starlet Dance Parties, package includes dance instructor and venue hire 0118 9887848

Quirks’ Animal Roadshows lets kids of all ages meet amazing creatures 0118 3277552

Party Entertainers

Roly’s Magic Show, real rabbit, magic, balloons 0118 9456788

Kitchen Capers, packs for your own DIY cooking party! 07917 412896

Suzbags O Fun, craft and teddy bear making parties 01276 453925

AB Entertainments, the best children’s parties for 4 - 12 year olds! 0800 0526510

Tick Tock & pre-teen discos, games, prizes, bubble machine 01344 776013

Alan Mac, Punch & Judy and magic shows! 0118 9333044

Uncle Charley, magic, Punch & Judy, disco, puppets & more 0118 9882839

Lend and Play Toy Library, Woodley, Hopperz, roller coaster, Didicars 0118 3776429

Angelfaces Facepainter, children’s facepainting for parties 0118 9724670

Walligog The Wizard, 3yrs+, fun, games & magic, est. 1977 0118 9730737

Baking Parties for birthdays, baby showers & other events 07782 324394

Wayne Wonder, 3-7 yrs, Games, Magic, Puppets & Balloons 07845 418562

Academy Sport L. Centre, sport or bouncy castle parties 0118 9370270

Brekk’s Magic, magic, disco, bubblemachine, balloons 07796 095372

Party Supplies

Amnerfield Miniature Railway, birthday parties, Amners Farm 0771 8852814

Circus Scene, children’s parties, puppets & more 0118 9761702

All Things Fun - All your party supplies in a keepsake box 0118 9731967

Animal Dramatics, animal petting parties, party in our shed 07831 409457

Cricket & Ball Sport Birthday Partieswww.twenty20cricketcompany.com/ cricket-parties 08455 202026

Arty Bugs, can deliver all equipment for art & craft parties 0118 9836898

Party Venues 1 Life at Loddon Valley, Bouncy Castle, Sports & Pool parties with or without inflatable 0118 9312066

Art Clay Supplies - Craft & Jewellery making parties 0118 9883200 Bulmershe Leisure Centre pool parties - obstacle course, balls, games 0118 9268733 Central Swimming Pool, Pool Party with the ‘Lizard Slide’ 0118 9015070 Cotswold Sports Centre parties, bouncy castle, soft play, multi sports & party games 0118 9414690 Dance Reality, High School Musical parties & more!, Tilehurst 0118 9421896 Darren Talbot Cricket Coaching, 7yrs+, led by prof. coaches 08455 202029 Elite Soccer School, football & sports parties, age 4 -12yrs 07769 701209 Frontiers, fun packed parties in the woods! Age 5 - 14 0118 3733257 Highdown Sports Centre, Splash parties, exclusinve use, Caversham 0118 9015095 Karting Nation, Kid Karts Party, min height 4’ 8”, Reading 0844 7455006 Kids n Action, Play and Party Centre, Winnersh Triangle 0118 9680983

Full of Beans Parties - wishes can come true 0118 9841684 Gavin Mike Magic, magic, balloon modelling, games 0118 9787309 Jester Giggles, the silly magician with balloons and sing-songs 01491 641341

Carnival Stores - costumes, party goods, jokes, Caversham 0118 9586727

Derek & The Magic Zoo, guitar, magic, puppets, discos 07836 537722 Dizzy Dean - Live rabbit, magic, balloons - tailor made shows 01865 340906

Complete Soft Play, mobile soft play & Bouncy Castle hire, Reading, call Sharon 0118 9543606

Fred in the Shed, party games, disco, magic & balloons 0118 9310981

Favour Wrapz, personalised chocolate bars, favours & wraps! 07595 159827

For all enquiries Contact Centre Manager,

Julie on 0845 463 6426 centremanager@parkurc.org.uk further details:

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Feat Of Clay - we will supply pottery, glazes, brushes, aprons 0118 9697085 Kids Crafty Kits, crafts for parties and rainy days at home 0118 9699709

LPL Bouncy Castles, castles, slides, sumo suits, ball pits! 07767630559 My Party Planet, themed party packs, balloons, costumes 0118 9676220 O’Lala Bakery for your party cakes, cupcakes & cakepops 07782 324394 Party Pieces, everything you need for kids parties, by post 01635 201844 Princess & Pirate Parties, face painting & balloon modelling 0118 9736179 Suzbags O Fun, craft and teddy bear making parties 01276 453925 The Little Party Box, extra special party bags, delivered to you 0118 9332434 The Party Box, Party goods and fancy dress, Earley 0118 9664400 The Party Shop & Disco Equipment, all your party needs 0118 9500101

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Hexham Community Centre, Bamburgh Close, Whitley Wood 0118 9015628

Hall Hire

Mortimer West End Village Hall , including kitchen facilites 0118 933 2913

1 Life, Bulmershe Leisure Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Woodley 0118 9268733

Oakwood Centre, Headley Rd, Woodley 0118 9690356

Aldermaston Parish Hall , hall, billiard room, stage, kitchen 0118 9714057 Burghfield Common Methodist Church, parties but sorry no discos 0118 9832869 Burghfield St Mary’s Parish Hall, available for parties, parking 0118 9834433 Burghfield Village Hall, parking, 2 halls, kitchen, Burghfield Common 0118 9712040

Park U.R. Church Halls, 5 halls, car parking, Palmer Park Ave 0845 4636426 Pearson Hall, Pearson Rd, Sonning 0118 9697692 Redingensians Sports Club, Old Bath Rd, Sonning 07778 297350

Chapel Hall, Loddon Bridge Rd, Woodley 0118 9690356

Risley Memorial Hall, Odiham Rd, Risley 0118 9885444

Charvil Village Hall, Park Lane, Charvil 0118 9345270

Shiplake Memorial Hall, Memorial Ave, Shiplake Cross, Wargrave 0118 9403303

Church House, 59 Church St, Caversham 0118 9471703

St Johns Village Hall (Mortimer), large hall, seats 100 0118 9333741

Coley Park Community Centre, Wensley Rd, Reading RG1 0118 9015662

St. Paul’s Play Church Hall on Whitley wood Lane, RG2 8PN 0118 9547593

Coronation Hall, Headley Rd, Woodley 0118 9690356

Swallowfield Parish Council, Parish Offices, Swallowfield St 0118 9885444

Cotswold Sports Centre, large sports hall or smaller dance studio or small creche for hire 0118 9414690

The Parish Hall, Erleigh Rd, Earley 0118 9660519

Earley St. Nicolas Hall, Sutcliffe Ave, Earley 07913 795368 Grazeley Village Hall, ample parking, large grounds, kitchen & facilities 0845 6436194

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Theale Village Hall, available for children’s parties, Englefield Road 0118 9549126

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Laser Tag parties and 8 Themed party rooms including: Ice Kingdom * Photobooth * Glow in The Dark * Pirate * Superhero * Princess * Galaxy * Under the Sea

Whitley Wood Community Centre, Swallowfield Drive, RG2 8UH 0118 9375635

Coley Recreation Ground, play area, sports pitches

Parks & Playgrounds FREE entry

Deans Farm and Picnic Area, Caversham

Abbey Ruins, remains of the magnificent Abbey , Abbey Street Albert Road Rec Ground, play area, bowling, tennis, Caversham Arthur Newbery Park, natural open hilly space, play area, Tilehurst

Balmore Walk, open walking & small woodland, Caversham Beresford Road Playground Blagrave (Victoria) Recreation Ground, 2 play areas, Tilehurst Blundells Copse, 13 acres of ancient woodland , tilehurst Caleta Close Play Area, Lower Caversham California Country Park, woodland walk, lake, playgound, café Chiltern Road Recreation Area, open field, Caversham Park

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Clayfield Copse & Blackhouse Woods, open space, Caversham

Woodford Park Leisure Centre, Haddon Drive, Woodley 0118 9216969

Ayrton Senna Play Area, play area, Tilehurst

680 Eskdale Rd, Winnersh Triangle, Berkshire, RG41 5TS

Cintra Park, play area, sports pitches, Cintra Avenue

Christchurch Meadows, play area, paddling pool, tennis, Caver

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