Lets celebrate friendship, together

A week of events to promote friendship and raise lots of money to help us with our aim of tackling social isolation. Tickets for our films can be purchased from the Link Visiting Scheme office - with no service charge - on: 0118 979 8019, or online (with a small charge).

13th - 21st of May 2017


Group Skydive

20th May

14 brave volunteers have signed up to jump out of a plane at 15,000 feet - all to raise money for the Link Visiting Scheme! Together, we're aiming to raise £10,000. Please donate by following the link below. 


Sing Street

18th May - 19.30

Sing Street is a heartfelt, funny and artful coming-of-age film set in 1985 Dublin. A boy escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes. Screened at the Whitty Theatre.

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21st May - 15:00

The incredible true story of Seretse Khama and Ruth Williams, an African prince and a salesman’s daughter who fell in love in the 1940s. A truly heartwarming film.  Screened at the Whitty Theatre. 


Martin and Pole  Auction

24th May

Have you got something you can contribute to the famous Martin and Pole auction? Perhaps an old clock, a mirror, a painting or an ornament? Martin and Pole accept any size furniture as well as things like watches, jewellery, cutlery or dishes or special items of clothing. All proceeds will come to us.  Even if you don't have something to auction, come along and see how the process works! It's great fun and you might find something you love too. We can collect your items and all items need to be cataloged by May 8th.


The Link Quiz

19th May - 19:30

Always a relaxed and fun evening! Teams up to 8. £5pp. Cash bar. Bring your own nibbles. Hosted at Kings Place, Wokingham Town Centre. 


Friendship Forum

18th May - 12.30

A chance to hear stories about the work we do and our plans for the future. A light lunch will be provided. Wokingham Town Hall.

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Curry Night

15th May - 19.30

Come with friends and enjoy a delicious curry,  £15 per person. Hosted at the Tamarind Tree in Wokingham Town Centre. 

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The Whitty Theatre

For Friendship Week, we've collaborated with Wokingham Film Society to bring you two brilliant films. Both films will be screened at The Whitty Theatre at Luckley House School,  a brand new, modern 170-seat theatre. 

Find out more about Wokingham Film Society →

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Friendship Week 2016

We had such a brilliant time at Friendship Week last year! Our events included an evening with Phil Parkes, Alan Devonshire & Tony Gale, plus screenings of High Society and Brooklyn. Together, we raised over £10,000 ! Thank you to everyone who came along to our events and supported us - we really appreciated it.