Christmas special!

Join us on Friday 7 December when we will be meeting at Work.Life from 4pm – 5.30pm with our guest speaker Santa.

To join us please reply to our email invitation which will be sent out the week before the event.
To become a member and receive our invitations please register here.

Work.Life, 33 King's Road, Reading RG1 3AR

Our sponsors

First Friday Club is a free of charge networking group which is organised and supported by The Reading Chronicle, Cream Design and The Breeze Reading.

The Reading Chronicle

The Reading Chronicle

The Reading Chronicle is the town’s premier news service, providing the latest news, sport and entertainment across the website, newspapers and magazines. It supports a number of local charity initiatives and local events and is at the heart of the community it serves.



Designing with clarity for engagement and impact. Improving your bottom line. Cream create simple, powerful branding, print and digital that speaks to all kinds of people, for all kinds of clients.

The Breeze Reading

The Breeze READING

Listen online, enter competitions, get Reading news or find out what's on in Reading. Join The Breeze Dating in Reading for free.


Our supporters

We are extremely grateful to our supporters and venues for helping make our events a success every month.

Ady Williams Presents

Ady Williams Presents

If it’s a host or compere you require, Ady Williams will provide exactly what you require. A skilled broadcaster for both TV and radio, Ady has been involved with numerous Award Ceremonies, Corporate Dinners, Charity Events and Sporting Q&As. With quick wit, Ady will make your event unforgettable.



ShowState work alongside a variety of blue chip companies, events agencies and conference venues offering creative and cost effective solutions for all manner of events. They truly value partnerships and so from concept to completion of your project you can be assured on the quality of solution provided by ShowState Ltd.

Warings Bakery

Warings Bakery

Warings Bakery is an award winning family business established in 1932. They're proud to continue upholding the traditional values and techniques of craft baking, providing local families and Reading's communities with an unrivalled variety of baked goods, many made to original recipes handed down through four generations.

Why join First Friday Club?

Take a look at the video below to hear some of our members explain why they join our business networking events.

Thanks to 321media for creating our latest video filmed at Côte Brasserie.

Our members

Membership to First Friday Club is free, however you can upgrade to a featured listing for a one off £50 fee. This includes an image, short description of your organisation and a link to your website. All our guest speakers also have their membership upgraded.



321media is a creative and cost-effective corporate video production company founded by ITV News reporter and producer Mel Bloor. Mel has more than 15 years’ experience of working in the television and radio industries and has been professionally trained to film and edit. 

321media's aim is to help companies build their brand and grow their business through the power of video.