Activities for Children/Young People

Most of the information on this page has been supplied by the 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
Contact Christine Batchelor 
2nd Shinfield Brownies Wednesday 6.15 – 7.45pm, Shinfield Infants School Hall, Shinfield
1st Shinfield Guides Thursday 7.30-9.00pm, St Mary’s Church Hall
Contact Christine Batchelor
1st Shinfield Rainbows Thursday 4.00-5.00 pm and 5.00-6.00 pm
St Mary’s Church Hall, Shinfield
Contact 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
1st Spencers Wood Brownies Friday 6.00 -7.30 pm
Spencers Wood Village Hall
Contact Mandy Hinton 07792996005
2nd Spencers Wood Brownies Wednesday 6.00-7.30pm
Spencers Wood Village Hall
1st Spencers Wood Guides Wednesday 7.45 – 9.00 pm
Spencers Wood Village Hall
1st Spencers Wood Rainbows Wednesday 5.00-6.00 pm
Spencers Wood Village Hall
Contact Lisa Matcham 07990998935



Name Place and time Contact
Chapel Lane Preschool Mon to Fri, 9.30-12.00 noon and 12.30-3.00pm
Spencers Wood Pavilion
0118 988 6023
Farm View Day Nursery Monday to Friday, 7.30am – 6.00pm website
Honeysuckle Day Nursery Monday – Friday 8am-6pm

Church Lane, Shinfield

01189 887544
Shinfield Mother and Toddler Group Friday 9.15-11.30am
St Mary’s Church Hall
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

St Mary’s Church Hall

Spencers Wood Baby and Toddler Group Mon and Thu (except bank holidays) 9.45-11.45am
Spencers Wood Village Hall
Diddidance Fridays 1.30-2.30pm Shinfield Parish Hall
Shinfield View Baby & Toddler group Wednesdays 10.30-12

Youth clubs


Name Place and time Contact
Pavilion Youth Club 6:45pm – 9:45pm every Wednesday

Spencers Wood Pavilion, Clares Green Road, Spencers Wood, RG7 1DY


Joanna Haskins


Junior sports clubs


Name Place and time Contact
Shinfield Cricket Club
Shinfield Rangers Youth Football Club Training  based on age
Tues – Thurs 6.00-7.30 pm
Millworth Lane, Shinfield, RG2 9EN
Shinfield Tennis Club
Spencers Wood Youth Football Club  From Mini Kickers (7 years and under), U7s to U18s. Training at Ryeish Green Tuesday to Thursday

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 Email –