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A rare Sunday Walkabout – 6 Bridges and A Bridge Too Far! – Discover our Rivers & Bridges

21 July @ 9:50 am - 12:30 pm

11 booked in so far (19/5/24) – selling fast!

A linear walk starting at Caversham Bridge & finishing at Duke Street Bridge including all the bridges on the Thames & Kennet en route. Discovering their history, the importance of both rivers & so much more! We follow the Thames Path walking East to Horseshoe Bridge (mouth of the Kennet) and come back into the center of Reading via the Towpath.

Fun facts & lots of opportunity to ask questions. Suitable for all ages.

Easy walking at an average pace, but you will need to be able to walk 2.6 miles. Not wheelchair accessible due to Steps over Horseshoe bridge and in other places, all the rest is on the flat. Finishing in town centre.

NB PLEASE DON’T TURN UP BEFORE BOOKING IN VIA MY EVENTS TAB or EMAIL or BY RINGING ME ON 07505351517 – THIS IS LIMITED TO 20 PEOPLE – and to receive more relevant information and if you have any questions.

Please arrive at 9.50am mins for signing in and safety brief etc.

Getting there – you could use Bus 24 from Reading station or 15 minute walk along the river.

Please bring a cash donation of £5-£10 per adult and £1 per child over 5. Proceeds will be split equally between my causes for the year. From 6 April 2024 – 5 April 2025 these are:

1st – The Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association is a charity that funds research work, improves care & support for people living with MND, their families & carers. Information, support, & resources are available centrally from the website www.mndassociation.org.
The Reading & West Berkshire branch of the MND Association is a team of compassionate volunteers dedicated to supporting local people & their families living with MND. Our area covers Hungerford, Newbury, Reading, Wokingham, Bracknell & all the areas in between.
What they do – In addition to the central services offered by the MND Association, local branch offers funding & help accessing support from other local organisations i.e. Statutory services. Plus to offer a friendly ear & the opportunity to talk to someone who understands your situation.
We also work to raise local awareness of MND, by organising and promoting events, and supporting our fundraisers. We produce and distribute a newsletter to our branch members
To find out more & to follow them on Facebook:- Reading & West Berkshire MND Association.
2nd – Who are they – ‘ABC to read’ – is an award-winning charity helping primary school children in Berkshire to read.
They are 2023 – ‘Pride of Reading’ – Charity of the Year winners!
In a diverse area like Berkshire there are many children who have trouble reading. ABC to read was set up in 2004 to find, train & support volunteers in primary schools across Berkshire. We help hundreds of children each year to enjoy reading & gain an essential skill for life.
Imagine if you couldn’t read the labels on your food, emails from your friends or the instructions for operating a Smart phone. Without literacy skills, children can easily grow into adults who are unable to lead happy, fulfilled lives & contribute to society. Plus, as children they may have low confidence & low esteem.
The trustees include head teachers & a variety of people from the community who help giving their time & expertise.
They help to transform the lives of children who are struggling to read at primary & secondary schools across Berkshire. Their volunteer reading mentors, work one-to-one with children to build their confidence & reading skills.
To find out more see – https://www.abctoread.org.uk/

For more details about what my walkabouts offer please see my Google Reviews & Reviews :- https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Review-g186363-d11444988-Reviews-Terry_s_Reading_Walkabouts-Reading_Berkshire_England.html

&/or https://www.facebook.com/terrysreadingwalkabouts/reviews

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Details

Date:
21 July
Time:
9:50 am - 12:30 pm

Organiser

Terry Dixon
Phone
07505 351517
Email
terry@readingwalkingtours.co.uk
View Organiser Website

Venue

Bridge Street (Caversham) Bus Stop
Bridge Street Bus Stop
Caversham, Berkshire RG4 8AA United Kingdom
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Please bring a cash donation of £5 or £10 per adult, and £1 per child over 5.

Proceeds will be split equally between my causes for the year.