Berkshire Beaders


A beading group based in Reading, Berkshire, who meet regularly once a month and for occasional workshops.

Welcome to Berkshire Beaders!

This is the website of Berkshire Beaders, a group of beading enthusiasts who meet regularly to chat, bead and learn all about their chosen craft in a friendly atmosphere over a tea or coffee and a biscuit!

Have a look at the menu across the top and the links on the right to see what is on the site - everything from maps and dates for our meetings and other events to photographs of members' work.

If you have any questions about the club, please feel free to contact us.

Coronavirus Pandemic 2020

Berkshire Beaders have no in-person meetings planned at the moment. (June 2020) We are meeting instead on Zoom! If you would like to join the club and attend the virtual meetings please contact us.


If you use Facebook, you can find us on our Facebook page.

New venue and meeting dates from January 2016

From January 2016, Berkshire Beaders will meet at Southcote Family Church on Southcote Lane on the fourth Monday of the month, from 7:30 - 9:30 pm. Please see Where do we meet? and When do we meet? for more details.

First meeting is free!

Would you like to come along to a meeting? Please do!

You can come along to one meeting for free before deciding whether you would like to become a member. Please see our upcoming meetings, just turn up and introduce yourself!

Unsolicited emails

Since the end of September 2007, a spammer has been using false addresses at as a false sender address on spam email. Please understand that this has nothing to do with us, as we have no control over whether someone writes our domain into an email in the 'sender' field.

The only valid email address for us is the once listed in the 'contacts' page, contact [at] If the email was not from there, it was not sent by us. We're sorry for any inconvenience caused, but there is nothing we can do about this.