SANTA TEAM BRIEFING:   

Santa team schedule - click for Week One

Santa team schedule - click for Week Two 

Santa team schedule - click for Week Three


Christmas Float General Briefing:


  • Please be at the indicated meeting point by 5.50pm for a prompt 6pm start.
  • Please park with consideration for householders as we do not want to upset people.
  • Do not forget your torch and reflective jacket (Lions will supply for friends).  Leather gloves are recommended for hand protection.
  • Please carry your Lions card with you (in case challenged or identity)
  • Santa hats, collecting buckets, hand outs and sweets will be given out at the meeting point. Team leaders to make sure sweet bucket is refilled.
  • Following a decision by the club on 27/11/17 the only person permitted to ride on the sleigh is Santa and he is the only one insured and for our own safety. Team leader to ensure this is complied with.
  • If for any reason you are unable to attend please inform Andrew Whitby on 07836296891 for 4th to 11th inclusive and Ebbo on 0118 9453767 or 0780 3243325 from 12th onwards. Please do not email or text as we need to find a replacement as soon as possible.
  • If we decide to cancel we will inform all members as soon as the decision is made.
  • Team Leaders to make sure the generator is refuelled before each use.
  • There will be a pack in the towing vehicle containing the Accident Book, Risk Assessment, Route Maps, Licence and First Aid Kit.

Meeting Points:

Week One:

Mon 4th Dec: Northcourt Avenue meet in Ennerdale Road, off Northcourt Ave.
Tues 5th Dec: Coley Park - park in Shaw Rd.
Wed 6th Dec: Southcote park at the Beefeater Public House, in Southcote Lane.
Thurs 7th Dec: Elvaston Way - park by the shops opposite the top of Dee Rd and The Meadway.
Fri 8th Dec: Potteries park at the rear of the Tylers Rest PH, Norcot Rd.


Week Two:
Mon 11th Dec: Westwood Road - park behind the shops in Tilehurst Triangle & meet in front of the shops.
Tues 12th Dec: Halls Road - park by shops near the Water Tower PH (formerly the Bear Inn).
Wed 13th Dec: Oaktree Road - park by the shops opposite Oaktree Rd in Kentwood Hill.
Thurs 14th Dec: All Hallows Road - park in All Hallows Rd.
Fri 15th Dec: Caversham Heights / Woodcote way park from the corner of Woodcote Way off Upper Woodcote Rd.
Sat 16th Dec: Waitrose Store, Oxford Road, Reading - park at the store.
Sun 17th Dec: Tesco Store, Oxford Road, Reading - park at the store.


Week Three:

Mon 18th Dec Caversham Heights - park in Highmoor Rd.

Tues 19th Dec Emmer Green - park in Marshlands Square.

Wed 20th Dec Chiltern Road - park in Mayfield Drive.

Thurs 21st Dec Shinfield Rise - park in Shinfield Rise. 

Fri 22nd December - a spare evening.

You will see on the spreadsheets the following colours Yellow = Father Christmas Red = Team leaderBlue = Towing Green = Reserve