Links - Thames Valley

Berkshire Blisters

Berkshire Blisters are a friendly social gay women's group operating around the Thames Valley. Are mostly in their 30s, 40s and 50s coming from all walks of life and all professions. They offer a variety of activities including walking, cinema, camping, pub nights, book groups, meals out, and much more.

Berkshire Gay Link

BGL provides non-scene social life for single and partnered gay men. We have a comprehensive calendar of social events available to members who simply want to socialise with other gay people.


The beYOU message is simple, ?be yourself?, it doesn?t matter what your sexual preference is, your race, your age, you should be able to feel comfortable about who you are. beYOU is committed to supporting you to develop a healthy sexual identity and lifestyle.


We are a forum of and for older lesbians and gay men in Berkshire. For the first time an older generation of lesbians and gay men are making themselves seen and heard and we are wanting to be recognised.

Counselling Directory

Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events. To ensure the professionalism of the Counselling Directory website, all counsellors have provided Counselling Directory with qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body.

Reading Gay Men's Book Club

Every month or so members take it in turns to choose a book. The book club then meets to discuss the book. Occasioally other activities are planned such as visits to places relevant to the books read.

Reading Pride

Reading Pride is a non-profit members' organisation serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities of Reading and the Thames valley.

Support U

Support U is a charity in Reading that aims to provide a safe place for people to discuss LGBT related issues and to offer opportunities to socialise with LGBT people.

Thames Valley Positive Support

TVPS Online provides information and a wide range of support services on offer from TVPS, for people ?Living with HIV?, their partners, families and carers. TVPS effectively combines self-help and HIV service provision. 

Yoga with Darren

Darren offers both group classes and private one-to-one Yoga sessions in Reading and London. The classes and individual sessions can be tailored to suit the needs of the group or individual.