Call us on 0118 978 7025

Welcome to Wade

Our Day Centre is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm

The Centre provides a social and caring environment for the over 60s in Wokingham and surrounding areas

40 Reading Road, Wokingham, Berkshire RG41 1EH

 

WADE SHOP CHRISTMAS EVENT – STARTS THURSDAY 3 DECEMBER

Come down to Rose Street and have a look at our wonderful selection of festive outfits, gifts and decorations!

Hope to see you there for the re-opening!

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WADE NEEDS YOUR HELP!

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Please take a few seconds to go to the Ecclesiastical Insurance’s annual 12 days of Christmas Giving Campaign, and nominate us by clicking on the orange 'Nominate a charity' box on their website.

We could be awarded a donation of £1,000 which is desperately needed at the Day Centre during this time to help keep us up and running for our Members, many of whom so greatly rely on us.

Wade's charity number is 1178937.

Thank you very much in advance for your support. Please share wherever you can.

The results of the December Wade 150 Club Lottery draw (a bigger winnings pot this month!) are as follows:

1st Prize - £160 to Membership Number 96

2nd Prize - £96 to Membership Number 44

3rd prize - £64 to Membership Number 85

Congratulations to the three lucky winners!

Many thanks to everyone who has joined and supported Wade so far. Please spread the word!

We still have places left to be taken - to sign up call Jess on 01189 787025 or email Club150.

The sign-up form is here.

Wade Silent Promise Auction Highest Bidders

The Auction winners have been announced. See the Events page for details.

 

Coronavirus updates

The Day Centre has reopened

A message from our Chairman

I am delighted to say that the Centre is now open after more than 4 months of lockdown. However, we are limited to the numbers that can attend to comply with social distancing, and at present the number of people we are allowed has been reached, so we cannot take any more. As this situation changes, we will update this website. I would like to thank all our staff, Members, their families and all our supporters for their loyalty and understanding at this very difficult time.

Jackie Wilson

 

The Wade 150 Club

Calling all Wade supporters – the charity is launching a new fund-raising lottery

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Photo by courtesy of Wokingham Today

Please sign up to this fantastic new initiative aimed at raising funds to keep the Day Centre up and running… and be in with a chance of winning one of our monthly fantastic cash prizes draws! First, second and third prizes available. More details here and the sign-up form is here.

The draw will be held on the first Friday of each month.

For further information take a look at our Fundraising page.

Arts and Crafts

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Members are encouraged in creative arts.

Home-cooked food

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Our food is prepared by qualified chefs and we have a food hygiene rating of 5 stars.

Transport

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Two minibuses with rear lift platforms bring members to and from the Centre, and take them on trips to places of interest.

Live events

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Wade organises live performances to entertain members.

Seated exercises

Less mobile members can benefit from seated exercises.

Chiropody

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A chiropodist visits regularly.

Christmas Fair

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Wade Christmas Fair is one of our key annual fundraising events.

Flower arranging

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Flower arranging classes are popular.

Celebrations

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Happy 100th birthday !

Caring

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Our dedicated staff are committed to caring for members and ensuring their needs are catered for at all times.

Summer Fair

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Wade holds a fair every summer in its beautiful gardens.

Rooms for hire

The beautiful building and gardens at Wade offer a superb environment for special functions and events. With excellent indoor spaces and first class catering facilities Wade is a great venue for meetings and special gatherings. Conference Room and Dining Hall available, starting from £18 per hour.


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Wade dining hall is available to hire for parties and functions.

Wade is just a few minutes' walk from Wokingham station with frequent trains between Reading and London and Reading, Guildford and Gatwick.

If you need a meeting room in a pleasant and accessible environment Wade would be an ideal choice.

Email the Centre or call 0118 978 7025.

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Christmas closure dates

  • Friday 25 December
  • Monday 28 December
  • Tuesday 29 December
  • Wednesday 30 December
  • Thursday 31 December
  • Friday 1 January
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Physiotherapy for the elderly available at the Day Centre
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Many thanks to Herrington Carmichael Solicitors for their continued support of Wade
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Events

Members' Christmas Lunch

Wednesday 16 December and Thursday 17 December

Thank you!

A HUGE THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAS SUPPORTED AND ORGANISED THE FOLLOWING RECENT WADE EVENTS:

  • Wade Fashion Show - £1,160 raised for Wade
  • Dance the Night Away with The Filf - £1,480 raised for Wade
  • Macmillan Coffee Morning: £72.29 raised for Macmillan
  • Quiz Night: £1,562.50 raised for Wade
  • Table Top Sale: £313.30 raised for Wade

We really appreciate your efforts and valuable contributions towards the charity. Many thanks to all involved.

Vacancies

We have no vacancies at present.