Lots of activities go on in the Reading Room; most weekday nights are busy. For the most up to date information see listings on the calendar

Sewing Circle

Meets Mondays from 2pm to 4 pm for craft and conversation

Sams Full body workout and Padwork Boxercise

Padwork class - great way to de-stress!

Tues 9.15-10.00am

Bainton Reading Room

Book your space on 07887 802621

Numbers limited


Pilates is an exercise method that was developed by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s.

Pilates focuses on breathing, posture, and body awareness.

Join Nichola holds classes in the Reading Room on Tuesday afternoons and Friday mornings

Call Nichola on 07493 338345 or message on facebook

Table Tennis

An active local league team think this is one of the best local venues for table tennis.

Wiki Cafe

6 Saturdays in Winter and a few Saturdays during summer. A great time to catch up with people. Proceeds each year go to a different humanitarian charity

Birthday Parties  & Receptions

When the invitation list gets big this is the ideal place to celebrate.

Polling day:

A convenient location to let the govenment know your view.

Buttercross Club

Monthly events that range from activities to guest speakers to crafts to outings. See notice board for current programme.

Annual donation to local good causes.

Buttercross Club Harvest Supper 2021

Broadband Internet Access, about 60Mb/s

In the spirit of the Reading Room we are offering this service free to residents of Bainton & Ashton as a community resource to give information access to all.

Bainton Poor's Estate Trustees meeting:

This group act as guardians to the long term maintenance of the Reading Room. A registered charity, they earn income from a few local fields and invest this in the Reading Room and where possible supports in a modest way people of the village .

Charity Commission information (ref 256238)

Local Council:

Your local government. For further information contact the Chair.  See their web pages here