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.…
Other Including Charities
Chairman: Tina Tomlinson
Age Concern is an independent registered charity working to support the ageing journey for the over-50s.
Local support for the elderly with practical help and information. For more information contact Sarah Cuff Hon. Secretary
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.
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.
Contact for Mortimer - Tom Maynard
A local Charity providing transport for the elderly and less able members
of our local community. Operating a special minibus adapted for
wheelchair use and easy passenger access, providing shopping and
Social Club trips for residents of Burghfield, Mortimer, Sulhampstead
and surrounding villages.
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.
IIf you would like more information about volunteering as a driver please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are in need of help from the Foodbank, please ring the Crisis Foodline on 01635 750560. They are open 9 am - 5 pm Mon-Fri. Further help can be food on West Berks Foodbank website https://westberks.foodbank.org.uk/
Once you have been accepted and given a voucher number come to the local Foodbank Centre for Burghfield & Mortimer which is held in St. Oswald's Church Hall (The Leonard Rooms) RG7 3HQ each Friday afternoon between 1:30 pm and 3 pm
Abbey Park, Burghfield Common, Reading RG7 3HQ
Feed The Children (UK) is a totally independent charity supported entirely by voluntary donations of not only money but also life saving goods and fund raising activities. We work with vulnerable children and their families in communities across the world, in situations of poverty, conflict and famine.
Contact Mrs Jean Garrett for details
A group for people with dementia and their carers
Every other Friday, 10.30am - 12 noon.
For more information contact Pauline Ball
Middle Farm, Green Lane, Ufton, RG7 4HE
Living Painting is a Kingsclere-based charity which provides a free library of Touch to See books, bringing to life the visual world for blind and partially-sighted people.
Mortimer 2012 WI was founded in October 2012 in response to local residents who wanted a branch of the WI to be run within the village. Mortimer 2012 WI is a member of the Berkshire Federation of Women's Institute and the wider National Federation of Women's Institutes.
We hold monthly meetings on the first Wednesday of every month at 7 30pm in Mortimer Community Hall on The Fairground. Our Calendar of monthly speakers for the coming year will be posted on this website as soon as it is available. They will include talks on Antiques, Jewellery Making, Pottery, Travel, Wine tasting and a range of Crafts. Please look out for our posters advertising monthly speakers round the village.
We would be delighted to welcome new members to our Mortimer 2012 WI. Each WI is unique as it offers a range of activities for the needs of those who join. Activities may include traditional crafts, games, poetry, arts, cookery, walking, days out and many more and will take place outside the monthly meetings.
For further information please contact:
The Mortimer Conservatives Branch of the Wokingham Constituency promotes the Conservative cause in Mortimer and the surrounding area. They organise occasional social events such as Bar-B-Qs and dinners which are addressed by the local MP when available.
Contact Graham & Joan Bridgeman for further details
Local fundraising group for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, Three major events per year raising in excess of £10,000. Chairman: John Bull
9 Croft Rd
Mortimer Liberal Democrats exist to support the principles of Liberal Democracy, to reform and bring more fairness into our Political System and to support Candidates at Parliamentary level for the Wokingham Constituency and at local level for the West Berkshire Council.
Contact Mollie Lock for more details
The Oak House,
64 West End Rd., Mortimer,
Mortimer Life has a background in and passion for music, marketing and radio presenting. We put on diverse local events, in aid of charity, promote other groups events and support/collaborate with fellow musicians. Our first event "Mortimer presents Kingsclere Guitar Society", raised over £150 for St Michael’s Hospice, in memory of talented musician Tim Gilson who'd performed at Spratleys of Mortimer, but died in 2015. We were also behind the sell-out “A Pirate’s Tale – the real Boats that Rocked”, the story of offshore "pirate" radio. That event raised £555 for Prostate Cancer UK. We performed, by invitation, with South Berks Concert Band at Fun Day and were pleased to help promote local musician Andy Lavery's "Mortimer Tapes". We actively support and promote Plastic Free Mortimer and "Ali's list" of recyclable products. If you'd like us to publicise or compere your event please get in touch.
Sunday: Service starts at 10.30 am and ends with a chat over tea and coffee. Every week there is a Junior Church and the opportunity for parents of young children to sit in the entrance lounge, with toys, where the service can be heard through the sound system. There are occasional evening services at 6:30pm.
10am - Ladies Fellowship (Prayer & Fellowship)
4pm - Urban Saints for 5 to 11 year olds (term time only)
9am - Christian Ladies Get Together. Everyone welcome especially newcomers.
10am to 12 noon - Coffee Morning at our Church on 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month (2nd, 4th and 5th Saturdays are at St John's Church Mortimer)
If you are interested in attending any of these activities come along any Sunday to meet us and find out more details!
17 West End Rd
The purpose of Mortimer Village Partnership (MVP) is to involve people and groups in the life of the village, to improve communications, to connect people together and facilitate activities and events in order to enhance the lives of those who live and work in Mortimer and nearby.
Mortimer West End Produce Show is held annually on the Saturday of August Bank Holiday Weekend at Mortimer West End Village Hall.
Entry categories are Vegetables, Fruit, Flowers, Handicrafts, Photography, Art, Home-made Wine and Domestic. There is also a Class for Children.
The Show attracts 4-500 entries which are judged by qualified independent judges.
For further details please contact Mr N. Munson
or Mel Bennet 933 2620 email@example.com
Mortimer West End Village Hall
To find out about hiring Mortimer West End Village Hall contact Nick Munson
An informal group for the elderly people of our community that meets 12-1.30, twice a month (second and last Thursday), at the Community Centre. This is an opportunity to make new friends and reconnect with old ones over a light lunch provided by volunteers and sponsors.
Contact Cindy Kimber if you are interested in joining 07946585935
Contact Rebecca Barker if you are able to volunteer to help firstname.lastname@example.org
The aim of this group is to help the residents of Mortimer reduce the amount of plastic they consume.
The Plastic Free Mortimer Community group was formed to tackle single use, throw away and unnecessary usage of plastics within our village. We hope to achieve this by raising public awareness and organising collective, positive community action. For more information contact Andrea Roach Community Leader
Group Meeting - 4th Wednesday of the month at the Horse and Groom Pub 8:30pm – Open to all
The Royal British Legion is best known for the annual Poppy Appeal and provides financial, social and emotional care and support to members of the British Armed Forces - past and present and their families.
Membership is open to everyone. If you have an interest in the objectives of the Legion please come and join us. We welcome men and women of all ages, whether they have served in the Armed Forces or not.
Branch Chairman: Mrs Tina Tomlinson, Mortimer Branch Chairman
The Royal British Legion Women’s Section is a membership organisation for women which provides care and support to the Serving and ex-Service community.
For over 90 years, our distinct and specially tailored welfare schemes have helped thousands of men, women and children within the Armed Forces community, who are in financial hardship or in need of extra support. Formed in 1921 to safeguard the interests of wives, widows and children of men who served in the Great War, we continue today to support those in need
For 10 years intrepid Santas have ridden the streets of Mortimer, Theale, Burghfield Common and Burghfield Village bringing some much needed Christmas cheer
The Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance Trust is a charity which receives no funding from the NHS or from the National Lottery, but relies entirely on Sponsorship, donations and fundraising activities such as this
All costs of participation are met by the ‘Cruisers’ who pay for drink, decorations - reindeer food and the Santa outfits so all the proceeds from donations and collection go to Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance Trust!!!
Save the Children - Kennet Branch
Clare Downey email@example.com
By choosing to donate to Save the Children you join us as we stand side by side with children in the toughest places to be a child. We do whatever it takes to make sure children survive, get protection when they’re in danger, and have the chance to learn.
Facebook - Save the children Kennet branch
Clare Downey – Chair
We are a registered charity that provides care to 16 young imdividuals with life limiting conditions. We are looking for a volunteer to join our growing team of volunteers. Contact Ivy Button using the details below.
A group for people with dementia and their carers
Every other Wednesday during term-time, 1.30pm-3pm
For more information contact Pauline Ball
Burghfield Common Methodist Church hall, Reading Road, RG7 3QA
The Benefice comprises Mortimer, Padworth and Mortimer West End: Mortimer St . Mary's, Mortimer St. John's, St. John's Padworth and St. Saviour's churches.
Vicar: Fr Paul Chaplin
Vicarage 01189 331 718
Please note changes to services during the Coronavirus:
The Church of St. John the Baptist, Padworth is open for private prayer on Sundays from 11 am to 12 noon
The Benefice is live-streaming services via Zoom. Morning Prayer at 9 am
Monday to Friday. Night Prayer at 9 pm Monday to Friday and the
Sunday Eucharist at 10 am each Sunday.
The link to join can be found on the benefice
The following are not taking place during the Coronavirus:
8 am Holy Eucharist St. John’s, 10 am Sung Eucharist St. John’s, 10 am Sunday Circle for children in St. John’s church
1st and 3rd Sundays
9 am Holy Eucharist St. Saviour’s (Mortimer West End), 6:30 pm Evensong St. John the Baptist’s (Padworth)
2nd and 4th Sundays
9 am Holy Eucharist St. John the Baptist’s (Padworth),6:30 pm Evensong St. Saviour’s (Mortimer West End)
Weekday Holy Eucharists
Mon 6 pm St. John’s, Tue 7:30 am St. John’s, Wed 9:15 am St. John’s, Thu 9 am St. John the Baptist’s, (Padworth)
9am on 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursdays St. John the Baptist (Padworth) and 9 am at St. Saviour's (Mortimer West End) 2nd and 4th Thursdays
There can be occasional changes to 6 pm Eucharist; this is displayed on the noticeboards outside the churches as are any other special services or events.
The Benefice Office is open 9 - 12 Mondays through Fridays
Administrator: Mrs. Sara Spratt
The Parish Office,St John's Church, Mortimer, Berks RG7 3SY
A small local charity, our aim is to help residents of Stratfield Mortimer who may be in need of extra support. We do this by using the rent we receive from the Fairground to make donations to local organisations that provide help to those in need.
The Stratfield Mortimer Fairground Charity owns the Fairground, which is to be used as a public recreation ground and events space for the village. The Parish Council lease the Fairground from the Charity, and do an excellent job of operating it in accordance with this purpose, managing and enhancing this valuable facility for the benefit of all.
Contact Gemma Matthews
A charity (covering the Parishes of Mortimer, Mortimer West End, Stratfield Mortimer and Wokefield) to provide Relief for those in need. Self-financing from income received from gravel extraction at Burnt Common. contact Mrs VJ Glanville
3 Beenham Court
A small group of volunteers who run events to raise funds for equipment at Tadley Surgeries and St. Michael's Hospice. Contact Margaret Carter
42 Reynards Close