Opening Times

Shop Update 18.08.2020

Order and collect until the shop can safely re-open

Please send us your special orders for new items, and any other items you wish to purchase for the coming term.  We will contact you as soon as your order arrives and arrange a time and place to collect them.

Please note:  We cannot offer a postal service.

Payment on collection please.

To make a special order you can e-mail us at [email protected] or you can ring the Scout & Guide Buyer on 0118-9576684



 Until such time as the shop can be safely re-opened

and social distancing is no longer required

the shop will remain closed.

 Re-opening will be advised on the web-site

 If you have any queries please 

e-mail at [email protected]

 We apologise for any inconvenience.

Please see our ‘Order and Collect’ notice.


Our normal opening hours are:

  • Tuesdays 7pm – 8.30pm
  • Wednesdays 4pm – 5pm
  • Saturdays 10am – 12 midday and 2.30pm – 5pm

PLEASE NOTE. During local Half Term Holidays the shop will close on Tuesdays and Wednesdays but remain open on Saturdays.

Reading Scout and Guide Shop 2019 – 2020

Holidays are based on Reading Borough Council School Dates.

 Summer Closure:

 Close: – Saturday 20th July 2019 – at MID-DAY

Open: – Saturday 7th September 2019

 Autumn Half term

Closed: – Tuesday and Wednesday 29th, 30th, October 2019

Christmas Closure

Close: – Saturday 14th December 2019 – at MID-DAY.

Open: – Tuesday 7th January 2020

 Spring Half term

 Closed: – Tuesday and Wednesday 18th, 19th February 2020

 Easter Closure

 Close: – Saturday 4th April 2020 at MID-DAY

Open: – Tuesday 21st April 2020

 Summer Half term

Closed: – Tuesday and Wednesday 26th, 27th, May, 2020

Summer Closure:

 Close: – Saturday 18th July 2020 – at MID-DAY

Open: – Tuesday 8th September 2020

If you have any questions, our email address is:  [email protected]

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