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Latest News

Latest news from the parish of Caversham Thameside and Mapledurham.

April 2018

Sunrise Service

About 50 people gathered around a warming fire in Caversham Court at 6am for the start of the Easter Liturgy. Read more, and pictures

March 2018

Two donkeys and a bishop

On Palm Sunday more than 150 people and six dogs joined donkeys Buffy and Solomon as they walked with the Bishop of Reading, Andrew Proud. Read more, and pictures

Revision of the Electoral Roll

The parish Electoral Roll is open for revision until Saturday 24 March 2018. Read more, and an application form.

February 2018

The way of Christ leads across the river

A new crossing over the River Thames lived up to its name as the Bishop of Reading, Andrew Proud, led a transfer of worshippers across Christchurch Bridge from Reading to Caversham. Read more, and pictures


The February edition of the parish newsletter reports on the launch of the St Johns-Greyfriars partnership, and announces several upcoming events. Older newsletters are in the newsletter archive.

January 2018

Winter Ramble

The Winter Ramble explored the Thames footpaths. Read more, and pictures

December 2017

Christmas Market

The Christmas Market at St Peters raised over £3,000 for the Myanmar refugees. Read more – and you can also check your answers to the 2017 Christmas Quiz.

Carol Singing

A group of singers met at The Pack Horse just before Christmas. Read more, and picture

November 2017

Autumn Ramble

The Autumn Ramble took place on Remembrance Sunday, a woodland walk followed by tea and cake at St Margarets. Read more, and pictures

Chat Mats arrive in Caversham

Taking time over a quiet coffee can be just the thing but sometimes a chance to chat can make all the difference. Chat Mats at the 3Cs Café in St John’s ensure both are available every Tuesday morning. Read more

Older news

Older news can be found in the parish news archive. News from May 2015 or earlier that is specific to just one of the three churches can be found in the St Peters, St Johns and St Margarets news archives.