We organise around 100 events each year for our members to enjoy - here is a sample from our current quarterly programme. Contact us for a copy of the full programme


February 2019

Sunday 3rd - Winter Tree Identification Walk

Meet 11am on the corner of Tilehurst Road and Liebenrood Road

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Monday 4th - Social - Talk on "Mauritius Stopover"

Presentation by one of our members. Starts 7.30pm @ RISC rear meeting room in London Road in Central Reading

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Sunday 10th - Morning Treasure Trail

Goring on Thames and tow Path Mission Trail, 2.8 miles 2.5 hours

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Tuesday 12th - Tree Planting

Reading Tree Wardens event at Hartland Road, starting at 10am. Prior booking required

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Wednesday 13th - Bus aided mystery walk

4 mile walk with optional Pub lunch

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Wednesday 13th - Evening bike ride

To a pub in the Chilterns. Further details nearer the time

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Thursday 21st - French Film - "Return of the Heroes"

Visit to Reading Film Theatre. Meet in Palmer Building foyer on the main University of Reading campus at 7.30pm

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Thursday 28th - Morning fun swim

At the Coral Reef in Bracknell with optional cafe lunch

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March 2019

Saturday 2nd - Cycle Trip to The Living Rainforest

Hampstead Norreys from Goring . Look around at all the animals (charge applicable) or have refreshments in the cafe

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Monday 4th - Social - "National Parks of Utah and Arizona"

by two of our members. Starts 7.30pm @ RISC rear meeting room in London Road in Central Reading

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Saturday 16th - 6 mile circular walk

Thatcham, Bowdown and Greenham. Meet Reading station to catch the 10:12 train to Thatcham, bring packed lunch, possible cafe stop

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Wednesday 20th - Evening bike ride

To a pub in the Chilterns. Further details nearer the time

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Saturday 23rd - 12 mile walk and pub lunch.

Meet 9:50am in Theale Station Car Park.7.5 miles in morning. Pub lunch at the Bull Inn in Theale. 4.5 miles in afternoon. Teashop in Pangbourne at end of walk. Train back to Reading from Pangbourne

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Tuesday 26th - Midweek Hostelling Trip

To Jordans Hostel near Beaconsfield.

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Saturday 30th - Conservation Day at Linear Park

Meet at 10am at Beansheaf Community Centre (RG31 7AS) for conservation work. Free lunch provided

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April 2019

Monday 1st - Social - Talk on "Norway - Oslo to North Cape Overland",

Illustrated talk by one of our members. Starts 7.30pm @ RISC rear meeting room in London Road in Central Reading

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Wednesday 10th - Bus aided mystery walk

Morning 4 mile walk with optional Pub lunch

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Tuesday 16th - Victorian Garden Open Day

An afternoon visit to the charity Thrive’s Victorian garden open day at Beech Hill, Reading RG7 2AT. Admission by donation. REfreshments available

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Wednesday 17th - Evening bike ride

To a pub in the Chilterns. Further details nearer the time

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Thursday 18th - Easter Hostel Trip

Long weekend at Llandeusant hostel located on western edge of Brecon Beacons in South Wales.Long/short walks on Black Mountains, old mining archaeology, valley walks, or visit Gower/Pembroke coasts. Now self-booking

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Sunday 28th - 4 mile walk

Moor Green Lakes and Finchampstead.Meet 10:00 free car park Lower Sandhurst Road (RG40 3TF). Optional pub lunch afterwards

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May 2019

Saturday 11th - Ridgeway Walk

Please come and help at the finish, or even do the 20 mile or 40 mile walk

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Monday 13th - Social - Review of Last Year

Presentation on what we got up to over past 12 months.Starts 7.30pm @ RISC rear meeting room in London Road in Central Reading

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Wednesday 15th - Evening bike ride

To a pub in the Chilterns. Further details nearer the time

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Friday 24th - Bank Holiday Hostel Trip to Lake District

Staying at Keswick Youth Hostel. Excellent hill walking on Cumbrian fells or sightseeing and gentler walks in local area

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