We would like to invite you to join us at our events in 2022. 

The Rotary Club of Reading Matins
& My Cancer My Choices

Charity Bike Ride

12th June 2022

Join us on a Sunday morning with friends and family for this fun bike ride!  Cycle either a 5km off-road route, or a 30km circular route along some lovely canal paths from Thames Valley Park in Reading. Raise sponsorship or just pay your entrance fee and turn up. Click below to find out more:

Open Studios West Berkshire and North

Art Exhibition 

21st & 22nd May 2022

Chris Boulton is holding a Spring exhibition showcasing paintings of his favourite places in the mountains of the Alps and UK and Whitby, North Yorkshire.  All proceeds will go to My Cancer My Choices and the Pelican Cancer Foundation. Click below to find out more about the event:

John Lewis are hosting another fabulous evening for us!

Fashion Show 

3rd September 2022

We are delighted to be running this fabulous event again at John Lewis in Reading! This is an opportunity for the models, who have been through a diagnosis and treatment of cancer, to strut their stuff on the catwalk. Click below to register your interest, either as a model, or to attend the event:

Previous Events

My Cancer My Choices
New Year Gala Dinner

Jan 2020

We had an amazing gala evening on January 4th 2020.  Many many thanks to Philip Voke for hosting this wonderful event and his support team, Paul Hayes for all his time and great auctioneering, to the lovely Tara for sharing her story and everyone who supported the evening in every way – we raised an the incredible sum of over £20k to keep supporting people with cancer in Berkshire.

My Cancer My Choices Fashion Show

September 2019

On Thursday, 5th September, 2019, John Lewis kindly hosted a fashion show in the “Place to Eat” in their Reading store with all proceeds going towards My Cancer My Choices. 

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Reading Rotary Matins Bike Ride

May 2019

On the 19th May 2019 Reading Matins Rotary Charity and My Cancer My Choices  hosted a Charity Fun Bike Ride to raise funds for My Cancer My Choices.

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Sleigh Ride

A huge thank you to the people of Goring for their generosity, and Lestyn and Pangbourne Rotary Club for our Santa sleigh ride around Goring.

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from Ascot

Members of our fundraising team and trustees went to Ascot’s beautiful racecourse and came away winners after great support from the racegoers.

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Maidenhead Boundary Walk

A huge thank you to Freddy, Barney and Reg for bringing their owners Sarah, Regina, Richard, Pam and Simon to walk the boundary for My Cancer My Choices.

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Getting the old grey cells working really paid off at this fun quiz in Ascot’s Cheapside Village Hall

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Janie Perry’s Jurassic 58k walk

The beautiful Jurassic coastline was the setting for Janie’s ambitious walk. Together with some other equally energetic ladies, she walked 58km.

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Tea Party

Things took on a healthy turn at the Annual Tea Party, hosted by Total Health and The Mulberry Bush at Lower Barn, Lower Henwick Farm, Thatcham.

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1 Canoe race, 5 friends, 40 years later

What started as a good idea in 1979, when they were all just 17, became a great idea in 2018, when these old friends and former police officers reunited to paddle from Devizes to Westminster.

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An evening with Carol Kirkwood

Carol kindly joined us for the evening to talk about her work on the BBC and Strictly Come Dancing.

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Firewalk with
Bigger Brighter Bolder

The Mindset Mechanics, George Swift and Tracey Miller of Bigger Brighter Bolder (BBB), have supported us from the start. Here we are at the firewalk they organised in November 2017.

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