Activities for the young

Most of the information on this page has been supplied by Loddon Reach magazine, the magazine published by the Loddon Reach Anglican team ministry.

If you would like an activity featured on this page, please contact us

Guides and Scouts

Name Place and time Contact
1st Shinfield Brownies Thursday 6.00-7.30pm, St Mary’s Church Hall
Christine Batchelor
07733 227719
2nd Shinfield Brownies Wednesday 6 – 7.30pm, Shinfield Parish Hall, Shinfield

(Term time only)

Hannah Chaffey

1st Shinfield Guides Thursday 7.30-9.00pm, St Mary’s Church Hall
Christine Batchelor
07733 227719
1st Shinfield Rainbows Thursday 5.00-6.00pm
St Mary’s Church Hall, Shinfield
Paula Bevan
1st Shinfield Scout Group Group Scout Headquarters, Hyde End Road, Shinfield
Beavers: Monday and Wednesdays 5.45-7.00pm
Cubs: Thursday 7.00-8.30pm
Scouts: Tuesday 7.00-9.00pm
All enquiries to / Paula Ridge – Group Scout Leader 07748160983
1st Spencers Wood Brownies Friday 6.15-7.45pm
Spencers Wood Village Hall
Amy Cozens
07773 276251

2nd Spencers Wood Brownies Wednesday 6.00-7.30pm
Spencers Wood Village Hall
1st Spencers Wood Guides Wednesday 7.30-9.00pm
Spencers Wood Village Hall
1st Spencers Wood Rainbows Wednesday 6.00-7.00pm
Spencers Wood Village Hall
Lisa Burch
07990 998935


Name Place and time Contact
Chapel Lane Playgroup Mon to Fri, 9.30-12.00 noon and 12.30-3.00pm
Spencers Wood Pavilion
988 6023
Farm View Day Nursery Monday to Friday, 7.30am – 6.00pm Karen Barber
0118 988 2131
Meadow View Day Nursery Monday to Friday, 7.30am – 6.00pm Karen Rodgers
0118 988 7889
Shinfield Mother and Toddler Group Friday 9.14-10.45am and 10.30-12.00 noon
St Mary’s Church Hall
Jean Leslie
0118 988 8642
Shinfield Song Time Tuesday – 9:30 to 10:00am (most suited to toddlers) and 10:15 to 10:45am (most suited to babies) but mixed groups are welcome
Spencers Wood Baby and Toddler Group Mon and Thu (except bank holidays) 9.45-11.45am
Spencers Wood Village Hall
Sandy McLeish
07990 502876,

Youth clubs

Name Place and time Contact
Pavilion Youth Club Friday, 7.00-9.30pm
Spencers Wood Pavilion
Joanna Haskins

Junior sports clubs

Name Place and time Contact
Shinfield Junior Cricket Club Saturday am John Farrow
0118 988 3743
Shinfield Rangers Youth Football Club Training  based on age
Tues – Thurs 6.00-7.30 pm
Millworth Lane, Shinfield, RG2 9EN
Shinfield Tennis Club Thursday, 7-11 yrs, 6.00-7.00pm
11-15 yrs, 7.00-8.00pm,
Rob Walter
01189 762606
Spencers Wood Youth Football Club  From Mini Kickers (7 years and under), U7s to U18s. Training at Ryeish Green Tuesday to Thursday Jon Walters

01189 887191

Spencers Wood Library activities

Name Time
for under 5s
Mondays 16.00 – 16.30 hrs
for babies 0 to 18 months
Third Thursday 14.30 – 15.00 hrs


Name Place and time  Contact
Starlet Dance School

Children aged 2.5 – 18 years in Ballet, Tap, Street, Singing & Drama – Saturdays & Mondays

Themed Birthday Parties
Holiday Workshops

Shinfield Grange, Cutbush Lane, Shinfield, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 9AF Contact – Louise Woods
07789 518 563 or 0118 9887848
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