Local Warm Spaces for Winter 2022/23

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Here is a list of places (in alphabetical order) that are offering access to warm spaces (usually with free refreshments) for people who are struggling to heat their own homes this winter. Please click on the links for more details. All West Berkshire Libraries are open to anyone looking for a warm space to visit this winter.


The Methodist Hall, organised by Aldbourne Churches Together


Burghfield Common Library


Hungerford Library

Each of Hungerford’s Churches is hosting a space this winter. Everyone is welcome – and each church would love to hear from anyone who is able to help serve refreshments, chat etc.
St Lawrence’s Church – every Tuesday 2.30 – 3.30pm
United Reformed Church in the High Street – every Wednesday 10am – 12noon
Our Lady of Lourdes in Priory Road – every Saturday in February 10am – 11.45am. From March there will be coffee, cake and chat on the first Saturday of each month.
Methodist Church in Bridge Street – every Sunday 12noon – 4pm.
Lent Lunches in March – soup, bread and cheese will be served at each church in rotation on Fridays 12.30-2pm: 10 March at the Methodist church, 17 March at Our Lady of Lourdes, 24 March at URC and 31 March at St Lawrence’s.


Lambourn Library

Lambourn Junction Lunch Club on Thursdays at the Walwyn Hall (Catholic Club) from 12.15pm. Please book with Helen on Helen@noll.uk or 07770 394123 by Tuesday midday and there will be a warm welcome and hot two course lunch for you. £2.50 donation is optional. The hall will be open until 2pm and anyone is welcome to pop in even if they don’t want lunch.


Marlborough Library

St Peter’s Church


St John’s Parish Room, warm soup and friendship on Fridays 12 – 1.30pm,

Newbury Library

Fair Close Centre Cafe, Newtown Road

Kennet Christian Centre, Enborne Road

St Nic’s Church, West Mills

St George’s Cafe, Wash Common


Thatcham Library

Thatcham Churches Together: Thatcham Baptist Church, St. Mary’s Church, Glendale Church


Theale Library

Wantage Area

Childrey Chillbuster in Childrey Village Hall every Thursday 12noon to 2pm with simple bread and soup lunch. No charge. Organised by St Mary’s, Childrey

East Challow Warm Space at Challows & Childrey Cricket Club

To find other warm spaces locally and across the country, see warmwelcome.uk/#find-a-space and warmspaces.org/#map


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