BSANA Area
Hello and welcome to the website for the people who live or work in the Baker Street area of Reading in Berkshire.
The aims of the Baker Street Area Neighbourhood Association (BSANA) are to develop our sense of community and improve our local environment. You are invited to get involved or join our mailing list.
Thanks to all who have helped with past events. It all goes to making our neighbourhood a nicer and more friendly area to live in. We look forward to seeing you at future events.

  BSANA Chat & Games nightAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Friday, 15 February 2019
BSANA Chat & Games night
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
Come along and have a chat, ask any questions, and help plan BSANA’s activities. Also games evening with a selection of board and card games (just for fun – no gambling).
 

  Prospect parkrunAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Saturday, 16 February 2019
Prospect parkrun
Time: 9:00am – 11:00am.
Venue: Prospect Park
The parkrun is completely free. Just visit the website www.parkrun.com to register and print out your barcode. Arrive at least 10 minutes before 9 for your first event so you can hear the race briefing. (You can participate without a barcode, but your time won’t be recorded.)
Come and meet us any Saturday. Talk to the friendly volunteers (in yellow Hi Vis parkrun tops). We also welcome volunteers to help with events.
We look forward to seeing you at Prospect Park on a Saturday soon.
 

  Sunday Café at the OasisAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Sunday, 17 February 2019
Sunday Café at the Oasis
Time: 12:00pm – 12:45pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
A new chance to meet your neighbours in a nice safe environment
 

  BSANA MeetupAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Tuesday, 19 February 2019
BSANA Meetup
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
Come along to the Oasis where there’s a cafe providing teas, coffees, lunch and snacks. Meet other local people and BSANA committee members. For BSANA residents, here’s your chance to directly discuss the issues that affect you. What’s happening? What do you want to happen? What is being done about the area? How can I participate? Remember BSANA is local residents coming together to make our area better for everyone.
 

  Tuesday Café at the OasisAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Tuesday Café at the Oasis
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
Stop by for a delicious cake and tea and a chat with your neighbours. Cakes from 50p. Always home made.
 

  CAP Money CourseAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Tuesday, 19 February 2019
CAP Money Course
Time: 1:00pm – 1:40pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
A free course to help you manage your money better and learn to budget, save and spend well.
“I went from being muddled to really positive; everyone should do the course!”
Week 3: Managing cash
 

FEATURED EVENT
  ZumbaAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Wednesday, 20 February 2019
Zumba
Time: 6:15pm – 7:15pm.
Venue: Walford Hall, Carey Street
A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class.
 
FEATURED EVENT

  BSANA Chat & Games nightAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Friday, 22 February 2019
BSANA Chat & Games night
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
Come along and have a chat, ask any questions, and help plan BSANA’s activities. Also games evening with a selection of board and card games (just for fun – no gambling).
 

FEATURED EVENT
  Artisan Community Food FairAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Saturday, 23 February 2019
Artisan Community Food Fair
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
Eat Local – Love Local
Celebrate great food from local producers.
* Delicious Jams *
* Vegan Goodies
* Organic Teas*
* Sourdough Bread & more *
All your favourite artisnal foods are back – every month!
 
FEATURED EVENT

  Prospect parkrunAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Saturday, 23 February 2019
Prospect parkrun
Time: 9:00am – 11:00am.
Venue: Prospect Park
The parkrun is completely free. Just visit the website www.parkrun.com to register and print out your barcode. Arrive at least 10 minutes before 9 for your first event so you can hear the race briefing. (You can participate without a barcode, but your time won’t be recorded.)
Come and meet us any Saturday. Talk to the friendly volunteers (in yellow Hi Vis parkrun tops). We also welcome volunteers to help with events.
We look forward to seeing you at Prospect Park on a Saturday soon.
 

  Sunday Café at the OasisAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Sunday, 24 February 2019
Sunday Café at the Oasis
Time: 12:00pm – 12:45pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
A new chance to meet your neighbours in a nice safe environment
 

  BSANA MeetupAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Tuesday, 26 February 2019
BSANA Meetup
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
Come along to the Oasis where there’s a cafe providing teas, coffees, lunch and snacks. Meet other local people and BSANA committee members. For BSANA residents, here’s your chance to directly discuss the issues that affect you. What’s happening? What do you want to happen? What is being done about the area? How can I participate? Remember BSANA is local residents coming together to make our area better for everyone.
 

  Tuesday Café at the OasisAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Tuesday, 26 February 2019
Tuesday Café at the Oasis
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
Stop by for a delicious cake and tea and a chat with your neighbours. Cakes from 50p. Always home made.
 

  CAP Money CourseAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Tuesday, 26 February 2019
CAP Money Course
Time: 1:00pm – 1:40pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
A free course to help you manage your money better and learn to budget, save and spend well.
“I went from being muddled to really positive; everyone should do the course!”
Week 4: Savings, Debt and maintaining your budget
 

FEATURED EVENT
  ZumbaAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Wednesday, 27 February 2019
Zumba
Time: 6:15pm – 7:15pm.
Venue: Walford Hall, Carey Street
A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class.
 
FEATURED EVENT

  BSANA Chat & Games nightAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Friday, 1 March 2019
BSANA Chat & Games night
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
Come along and have a chat, ask any questions, and help plan BSANA’s activities. Also games evening with a selection of board and card games (just for fun – no gambling).
 

  Prospect parkrunAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Saturday, 2 March 2019
Prospect parkrun
Time: 9:00am – 11:00am.
Venue: Prospect Park
The parkrun is completely free. Just visit the website www.parkrun.com to register and print out your barcode. Arrive at least 10 minutes before 9 for your first event so you can hear the race briefing. (You can participate without a barcode, but your time won’t be recorded.)
Come and meet us any Saturday. Talk to the friendly volunteers (in yellow Hi Vis parkrun tops). We also welcome volunteers to help with events.
We look forward to seeing you at Prospect Park on a Saturday soon.
 

  Sunday Café at the OasisAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Sunday, 3 March 2019
Sunday Café at the Oasis
Time: 12:00pm – 12:45pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
A new chance to meet your neighbours in a nice safe environment
 

  Give Blood in ReadingAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Monday, 4 March 2019
Give Blood in Reading
Time: 10:00am – 6:30pm.
Venue: Salvation Army, Anstey Road, RG1 7JR
The Blood Service is running a double session at Salvation Army, Anstey Road in Reading, and needs your help. Timings are from 10.30am-1pm and from 2.15-5.15pm.
You should contact the service by phone to book attendance on: 0300 123 23 23, or you can book via the website.
Do help if you can – you could save someone’s life – please don’t leave it to someone else!
 

  BSANA MeetupAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Tuesday, 5 March 2019
BSANA Meetup
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
Come along to the Oasis where there’s a cafe providing teas, coffees, lunch and snacks. Meet other local people and BSANA committee members. For BSANA residents, here’s your chance to directly discuss the issues that affect you. What’s happening? What do you want to happen? What is being done about the area? How can I participate? Remember BSANA is local residents coming together to make our area better for everyone.
 

  Tuesday Café at the OasisAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Tuesday, 5 March 2019
Tuesday Café at the Oasis
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
Stop by for a delicious cake and tea and a chat with your neighbours. Cakes from 50p. Always home made.
 

FEATURED EVENT
  ZumbaAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Wednesday, 6 March 2019
Zumba
Time: 6:15pm – 7:15pm.
Venue: Walford Hall, Carey Street
A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class.
 
FEATURED EVENT

  BSANA Chat & Games nightAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Friday, 8 March 2019
BSANA Chat & Games night
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
Come along and have a chat, ask any questions, and help plan BSANA’s activities. Also games evening with a selection of board and card games (just for fun – no gambling).
 

FEATURED EVENT
  Castle Neighbourhood Book ClubAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Friday, 8 March 2019
Castle Neighbourhood Book Club
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm.
Venue: Castle Tap, Castle Hill
Join us for reading and discussing a book each month.
 
FEATURED EVENT

  Prospect parkrunAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Saturday, 9 March 2019
Prospect parkrun
Time: 9:00am – 11:00am.
Venue: Prospect Park
The parkrun is completely free. Just visit the website www.parkrun.com to register and print out your barcode. Arrive at least 10 minutes before 9 for your first event so you can hear the race briefing. (You can participate without a barcode, but your time won’t be recorded.)
Come and meet us any Saturday. Talk to the friendly volunteers (in yellow Hi Vis parkrun tops). We also welcome volunteers to help with events.
We look forward to seeing you at Prospect Park on a Saturday soon.
 

  Sunday Café at the OasisAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Sunday, 10 March 2019
Sunday Café at the Oasis
Time: 12:00pm – 12:45pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
A new chance to meet your neighbours in a nice safe environment
 

  BSANA MeetupAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Tuesday, 12 March 2019
BSANA Meetup
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
Come along to the Oasis where there’s a cafe providing teas, coffees, lunch and snacks. Meet other local people and BSANA committee members. For BSANA residents, here’s your chance to directly discuss the issues that affect you. What’s happening? What do you want to happen? What is being done about the area? How can I participate? Remember BSANA is local residents coming together to make our area better for everyone.
 

  Tuesday Café at the OasisAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Tuesday, 12 March 2019
Tuesday Café at the Oasis
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
Stop by for a delicious cake and tea and a chat with your neighbours. Cakes from 50p. Always home made.
 

FEATURED EVENT
  BSANA Open Management MeetingAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Tuesday, 12 March 2019
BSANA Open Management Meeting
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm.
Venue: Salvation Army, Anstey Road, RG1 7JR
An open meeting to discuss the current situation and future plans for BSANA. You are welcome to come along.
Tea / Coffee and biscuits will be provided
 
FEATURED EVENT

FEATURED EVENT
  ZumbaAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Wednesday, 13 March 2019
Zumba
Time: 6:15pm – 7:15pm.
Venue: Walford Hall, Carey Street
A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class.
 
FEATURED EVENT

  BSANA Chat & Games nightAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Friday, 15 March 2019
BSANA Chat & Games night
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
Come along and have a chat, ask any questions, and help plan BSANA’s activities. Also games evening with a selection of board and card games (just for fun – no gambling).
 

  Prospect parkrunAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Saturday, 16 March 2019
Prospect parkrun
Time: 9:00am – 11:00am.
Venue: Prospect Park
The parkrun is completely free. Just visit the website www.parkrun.com to register and print out your barcode. Arrive at least 10 minutes before 9 for your first event so you can hear the race briefing. (You can participate without a barcode, but your time won’t be recorded.)
Come and meet us any Saturday. Talk to the friendly volunteers (in yellow Hi Vis parkrun tops). We also welcome volunteers to help with events.
We look forward to seeing you at Prospect Park on a Saturday soon.
 

  Sunday Café at the OasisAdd to Calendar See venue on map (opens in new window)Sunday, 17 March 2019
Sunday Café at the Oasis
Time: 12:00pm – 12:45pm.
Venue: The Oasis, Baker Street
A new chance to meet your neighbours in a nice safe environment