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The SCR organises an annual calendar of events for members and guests.

Members and guests who take part in SCR events are asked to note that they do so at their own risk, and neither the SCR nor its members accept liability for any mishaps.

For further information or to book events please contact Charlene McGroarty.

Music at Reading Festival,

Saturday 10 November, 5.00 - 6.00pm (doors open at 4.45pm)

3Sixty, RUSU

Consider this your acceptance letter to wizard school! Join Music at Reading's Festival Sinfonia for a spellbinding performance. With music from the Harry Potter films and enchanting pieces themed around music and light, this is a concert not to miss. Featuring music from Harry Potter and the P hilospher's Stone.

Online early bird tickets: Students/Concessions £4.00; Standard £8.00.

On the door tickets: Students/Concessions £7.00; Standard £10.00.

To purchase tickets please visit: Please note card payments only .

Organiser: Louise Johnson, Senior steward


SCR General Meeting

Monday 12 November, 1.00-2.00pm

Park House Meeting Room

Stewards' reports, any other business to be discussed.

Open to all members, no need to book.


Grappa: an Italian evening with apertivo and Grappa ** only 2 places left **

Friday 16 November, 5.30-8.00 pm

SCR Meetings Room, Park House

To herald the coming of winter, get yourself warm with a Grappa tasting. Six exquisite and unique Grappas from San Marino. Accompanied by Italian apertifs and antipasti that will enhance the flavour of the Grappa.

5.30-6.30pm: Apertivo and Antipasti: a selection of cheeses, fruit and meat along with bresaola, crostini, piadine.

6.30-8.00pm: Grappa Tasting

Bookings with payment (£20.00 per person) to Charlene McGroarty in the SCR Office (

Please note a maximum of 20 people can attend this tasting so early booking is advisable.

Organisers: Francesco Tamagnini & Nandini Vasudevan


Wine of the Month

Wednesday 28 November 5.30-7.30 pm

SCR Lounge, Park House

Come to the SCR Lounge to relax with a g ass of wine from our cellars at £2.50 per glass.

No need to book but bring sufficient cash to pay for your wine.

Host for the evening: Nandini Vasudevan


University Carol Service

Tuesday 4 December 6.00- 8.0 pm

Great Hall, London Road Campus

Admission free. Booking required.

To book visit: or email


Christmas Wine Tasting ***SOLD OUT***

Wednesday 5 December , 5.30 - 7.30pm 

Acacias, London Road Campus

This tasting showcases a range of wines from the SCR cellars, ready for any occasion: from a social get - together to a formal dinner or a nightcap. 

Bookings with payment (£15 .00 per person) to Charlene McGroarty in the SCR Office ( or in the Wine Shop.

Please note a maximum of 20 people can attend this tasting so early booking is advisable.

Organiser: Giuseppe DiFatta , Wine Steward


SCR Christmas Dinner

Monday 10 December, 7.30 - 10.00pm

Meadow Suite, Park House

Please join us for the Christmas Dinner at 7.00 for 7.30pm in the Meadow Suite , Park House .

Dress code : Formal - many members wear black tie but don't let this be a barrier to you attending. Some members wear lounge suits and this is completely acceptable - as long as you are dressed formally it will be fine.

Wine for dinner : Members may bring their own wine to the dinner. Alternatively, why not let our steward help you choose a special bottle for the evening and purchase from our own Wine Shop before dinner starts or at lunchtime prior to the event (opening times will be notified).

Cost and additional tickets : The price is £42.00 per person, and you are welcome to bring family or friends.

Please book soon as possible with your meal selection with Charlene McGroarthy in the SCR office ( The deadline for bookings is Monday 26 November.

Seating plan: We do arrange a seating plan. If you wish to form your own group please make sure the reply slip is stapled together with other slips for the group be fore they are returned to the SCR office no later than Monday 26 November .

Christmas Raffle : We will be organising a raffle with a variety of desirable prizes! Tickets will be available at the welcome drinks table on the night.

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