1st Burghfield & Sulhamstead is a thriving scout group open to boys and girls aged 6 to 18 serving the local area. We consist of 3 Beaver colonies, 3 Cub packs, 3 Scout troops and an Explorer Unit. We provide fun for all members of the family as well as the youngsters who enjoy lots of outdoor fun in a structured and safe environment. For more details visit our website.
The 1st Mortimer Scout Group was founded here in the village of Mortimer in 1910 making the group one of the oldest in the country. We provide traditional scouting with a modern approach for boys and girls from 7 1/2 upwards with the emphasis on fun for all in a safe environment.
Cubs meet on Tuesdays from 7 to 8:15 pm Akela Amanda Johnson 9332147.
Scouts meet on Mondays from 7:30 to 9:30 pm Group Scoutmaster Neil Johnson 9332147
Part of the Girlguiding adventure for 7-10 year olds. We enjoy games, craft, singing, challenges, cooking and lots more. Come and join in the fun. We meet at the Scout hut, Birch Lane, on Weds during term time. http://www.girlguiding.org.uk
For further details contact Rachel Ryan:
Activities centre run by A2Dominion Group, offering activities for Older People just off the Burghfield Road, Activities include Craft Workshop, Cake Decorating, Bingo, Reminiscence, Exercise Classes, Gardening club and many more. Full programme of structured activities every Tuesday and Friday, managed by Qualified Staff including Support Workers.…
The Alfred Palmer Memorial Field is held in trust "as a public ground for the resort and recreation of and as playgrounds for or otherwise for the benefit of the inhabitants of the Parishes of Mortimer and Wokefield."
The Trust are keen to ensure as many of its beneficiaries as possible are able to utilise the field as per the original bequest. See our contact page if you are interested in using it for organised events, either regular or one off. Otherwise just feel free to come and enjoy the space.
All Stars Theatre Academy is the premier dance and theatre academy based in Reading and surrounding areas and Hampshire. Classes are held in Mortimer Community Centre on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday during term time. Available classes include; ballet, tap, modern, Jazz, Gymnastic Dance, Street Dance, Drama, Singing and Zumba. Fully qualified staff in a friendly atmosphere. For further details please contact Louise Cleghorn:
The Anne Fraser Theatre Dance Co. has its long established base at its studio in Mortimer. Classes are held at Mortimer Methodist Church Hall everyday Monday to Friday during term time. Classes include Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, Street / R&B / Electro / Hip Hop, Dance Acrobatics (with many other dance styles and singing included for students) Special Baby Class and new School Start Class.
Students accepted Age 3 to Adult.
For further details and a warm welcome contact Artistic Director Anne Fraser.
Studio: Mortimer Methodist Church Hall, West End Road, Mortimer
Promotes creativity and supports the work of local artists in Mortimer and the surrounding villages. Donations to Artistic Mortimer will be used to provide small grants to student artists who wish to purchase arts materials for specific projects.
A community wind band which meets every Friday in term time from 7:30pm to 9:45pm in Beenham School, RG7 5NN. Contact Simon Witcomb for more details.
Berkshire Music and Arts is a not for profit organisation committed to encouraging and nurturing talent of youngsters who might not otherwise have access to private music and drama lessons.
Chair – Hazel Reindorp
Provides transport by car to anyone who is unable to use other means, in particular for medical appointments. It serves the parishes of Burghfield, Mortimer West End, Stratfield Mortimer, Silchester, Sulhamstead and Ufton Nervet. Volunteers use their own cars to take people in need (many of them elderly and infirm) to and from local hospitals, surgeries, dentists, opticians etc. In addition the Bureau organises transport to local day centres for some elderly residents. Passengers are encouraged to make a donation towards the cost of the service.
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Several Mortimer residents belong to the Burghfield Bridge Club; you are invited to join them as we are short of members. Free instruction is available to those who have no experience of this very interesting, stimulating leisure activity but would consider joining the club. There are few other clubs which are cost free and where you can choose your own day and time to participate. For details contact Ron Keith:
Burghfield Camera Club is a friendly group who meet regularly to encourage each other to improve our photography skills. Our activities cover both the practical and theory sides of photography and all levels of photographers are catered for.
We have a wide ranging program throughout the year of speakers, photography talks, practical evenings and regular informal club competitions.
Why not visit our website or contact Christine Marie Lamb for more details.
St Oswalds Church
Burghfield Community Sports Association (BCSA) opened its doors just over 2 years ago. We are a family friendly community club and are keen to welcome new members. We have Squash courts, Skittle alley, Snooker room, Pool, Darts, Football, Indoor Bowls & all kinds of Dancing. It’s a great place to hold a family party or just come along for a social evening. For more information about events at the club visit our facebook page
James Lane, Burghfield, Reading, RG30 3RS
Burghfield Sailing Club is one of the largest inland sailing clubs in the country. The lake has over 200 acres of sailable water and lies along the beautiful Kennet Valley, benefiting from the prevailing south-westerly winds. The club membership is made up of dinghy sailors with some sailbords. There is also a very active junior fleet sailing Optimists and Toppers with abilities ranging from absolute beginners to a good standard for racing in national events.
Contact the Club Manager Pat Forbes for further information: