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What’s On

Welcome to the Journal’s guide to events and things to do in and around Bradley Stoke, Bristol.

Bradley Stoke Community Festival

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Tuesday 6th December 2016

10.00am - 12.00pm
Police Beat 'Drop In' Surgery
Regular 'drop in' surgery, at which local police officers are available to discuss any issues or concerns and give advice, without a prior appointment being made. Takes place either in the shopping mall or in the police beat post, accessed from the mall via a corridor between the (former) Santander and Reflections units. More info: http://bit.ly/asp-bsb
7.00pm - 9.00pm
Girls and Young Women's Night
A girls-only youth club night for ages 12-18. Come along and get involved with lots of arts, crafts, jewellery making, cooking, sports and lots lots more. For more details, phone the town council's youth participation & development worker on 07900 253826.

Wednesday 7th December 2016

10.00am - 12.00pm
Citizens Advice Bureau Outreach Session
Free, confidential, impartial and independent help on dealing with problems with debt, benefits, employment, housing, discrimination, and many more issues. More info: 08444 111444; http://bit.ly/citadbu
2.00pm - 3.30pm
Bradley Stoke Senior Friends
Drop-in social club for the over-55s. Tea, chat and activities.

Thursday 8th December 2016

10.30am - 12.00pm
Community Coffee & Cake
Free coffee morning organised by Bridge Community Church. Open to all. More info: http://bit.ly/I5Xn51
11.00am - 11.30am
Pre-School Story Time
Come and listen to some stories, do some craft, borrow books from the library and meet other parents/carers. Free. More info: http://bit.ly/bslibr1
4.30pm - 6.30pm
Police Beat 'Drop In' Surgery
Regular 'drop in' surgery, at which local police officers are available to discuss any issues or concerns and give advice, without a prior appointment being made. Takes place either in the shopping mall or in the police beat post, accessed from the mall via a corridor between the (former) Santander and Reflections units. More info: http://bit.ly/asp-bsb
7.00pm - 9.00pm
SGDFAS Lecture: Gold, Frankincense and Myrra
Why these gifts? Lecture by Tom Duncan. Refreshments from 7pm; slide illustrated lecture begins at 7.30pm. Event organised by the South Gloucestershire Decorative & Fine Arts Society. More info: http://sgdfas.org.uk

Friday 9th December 2016

9.00am - 11.00am
Coffee Morning
Everyone welcome for refreshments and a friendly chat in the church hall. No charge for refreshments - donations accepted. More info: http://ctkchurch.org.uk

Saturday 10th December 2016

10.00am - 12.00pm
Happy Days Nursery Christmas Open Day
Come and discover what makes Happy Days Bradley Stoke so special. We are holding a special Christmas open day, with lots of Christmas themed crafts and activities. Bring family and friends. More info: http://bit.ly/happydays-bstoke
4.00pm - 6.00pm
Carols in the Barn
An opportunity for you to sing some of your favourite carols which will be interwoven with the Christmas story in the form of a nativity play. Members of St Michael’s Church, Winterbourne, join with us to deliver the play and music and the barn makes a perfect setting for a traditional Christmas celebration. Tickets, which include mulled wine, fruit juice and mince pies, are £2 for adults, £1 for children and can be obtained from Daisy’s Coffee Shop, Flaxpits Lane, Winterbourne. Gates open from 3.30pm with carols beginning at 4pm. More info: http://bit.ly/wmbarn

Sunday 11th December 2016

10.00am - 12.00pm
Christmas: The True Story
Organised by Bridge Community Church. A morning of songs, carols and stories, celebrating the real meaning of Christmas. Starts 10am for coffee and mince pies. More info: http://bit.ly/bcc-christmas
10.00am - 4.00pm
Severnside Ramblers' Walk: Batheaston
Bathampton, Claverton, Bathford, Canal towpath and Banner Down. A walk of about 8 miles. Meet in the Blue Zone car park - a car-sharing scheme is operated. More info: http://bit.ly/ssramb
4.00pm - 6.00pm
Carols in the Barn
An opportunity for you to sing some of your favourite carols which will be interwoven with the Christmas story in the form of a nativity play. Members of St Michael’s Church, Winterbourne, join with us to deliver the play and music and the barn makes a perfect setting for a traditional Christmas celebration. Tickets, which include mulled wine, fruit juice and mince pies, are £2 for adults, £1 for children and can be obtained from Daisy’s Coffee Shop, Flaxpits Lane, Winterbourne. Gates open from 3.30pm with carols beginning at 4pm. More info: http://bit.ly/wmbarn

Monday 12th December 2016

9.00am - 11.30am
Refresh Café
Everyone is welcome to come along and chat with friends or meet new friends in a friendly and welcoming environment. We serve tea, coffee, hot chocolate, and squash; bacon rolls, toasted tea cakes, home made cakes and Danish pastries. More info: http://bsec.org.uk/
10.30am - 11.00am
Baby Rhyme Time
Come along and sing nursery rhymes, make lots of noise with musical instruments and meet other parents/carers. Free. More info: http://bit.ly/bslibr1
6.30pm - 8.30pm
Bristol Small Business Forum Meeting
We meet once a month to network, share skills and information, discuss a range of business related topics and support each other. New members and visitors are always welcome. Meet at 6.30pm in the Kipling Suite for a 7pm start. More info: http://bit.ly/bsbforum

Tuesday 13th December 2016

7.00pm - 9.00pm
Carol Concert
Featuring the Bradley Stoke Community Singers. Tickets £5 (students £3). More info: http://bit.ly/bscsingers or info@bscsingers.co.uk
7.00pm - 9.00pm
Girls and Young Women's Night
A girls-only youth club night for ages 12-18. Come along and get involved with lots of arts, crafts, jewellery making, cooking, sports and lots lots more. For more details, phone the town council's youth participation & development worker on 07900 253826.
7.30pm - 9.30pm
Willow Brook Townswomen's Guild
Make new friends, get to know our area and get involved in local events and activities. We have interesting speakers, demonstrations, outings, arts and crafts and much, much more. This month: Christmas party. More info: 01454 617645; http://bit.ly/wibrtwg

Wednesday 14th December 2016

10.00am - 12.00pm
Citizens Advice Bureau Outreach Session
Free, confidential, impartial and independent help on dealing with problems with debt, benefits, employment, housing, discrimination, and many more issues. More info: 08444 111444; http://bit.ly/citadbu
2.00pm - 4.00pm
Bradley Stoke Women's Institute (WI)
A forward thinking, diverse and vibrant organisation that enables women to be listened to and act upon our concerns. We are always pleased to welcome visitors at our meetings, so please come along and see us - it might be just what you are looking for! This month: Christmas party and brief talk by a member of the RVS Befriending. More info: Bev Fitzroy-Kelly on 01454 625855
2.00pm - 3.30pm
Bradley Stoke Senior Friends
Drop-in social club for the over-55s. Tea, chat and activities.
6.00pm - 7.15pm
Community Christmas Carols
Brass band playing from 6pm. Carol service starts at 6.30pm, featuring choirs from three local primary schools. Free festive refreshments. Broadcast by BSR FM 103.4. More info: http://bit.ly/bschurches
7.30pm - 9.30pm
Bradley Stoke Lions Club
Monthly meeting of the local Lions Club. More info: http://bit.ly/bs-lions or phone Robin on 07712 046644

Thursday 15th December 2016

10.30am - 12.00pm
Community Coffee & Cake
Free coffee morning organised by Bridge Community Church. Open to all. More info: http://bit.ly/I5Xn51
11.00am - 11.45am
Walking for Health: The Stokes Circuit
Wander around Bradley Stoke taking in part of Little Stoke, Stoke Lodge and Patchway Common. This walk (2.5 miles) is on some gravel paths. Meet at bus stop in town square. More info: http://bit.ly/sgc-wfh or phone 01454 868006.
11.00am - 11.30am
Pre-School Story Time
Come and listen to some stories, do some craft, borrow books from the library and meet other parents/carers. Free. More info: http://bit.ly/bslibr1

Friday 16th December 2016

9.00am - 11.00am
Coffee Morning
Everyone welcome for refreshments and a friendly chat in the church hall. No charge for refreshments - donations accepted. More info: http://ctkchurch.org.uk

Saturday 17th December 2016

10.00am - 4.00pm
Bradley Stoke in Bloom Workday
Bradley Stoke in Bloom workdays are held on the third Saturday of each month, starting at 10am and finishing at 4pm, with a break for lunch. Obviously, if you need to leave earlier that’s OK, we're still glad to have you. Please wear suitable clothes/shoes and bring a packed lunch, although we will provide tea/coffee and biscuits! Please get in touch to find out where we will be meeting and working. More info: http://bit.ly/bsj-bsib or phone 07582 634107
2.30pm - 3.30pm
BIGGERbooks Group
Reading group for young people in Years 7 to 9. Please talk to a member of staff to register. More info: http://bit.ly/bslibr1
7.30pm - 9.00pm
Stokes Singers' Christmas Concert
Stokes Singers present ‘A Wonderful Christmastime’ a lively programme of traditional and modern songs and music to meet all tastes. Tickets £5 for adults and £2 for children (available on the door, or in advance by calling Liz on 01454 614148). More info: http://www.stokessingers.org.uk

Sunday 18th December 2016

10.30am - 3.30pm
SCC Medium Distance Bike Ride to Chipping Sodbury
A medium ride to Chipping Sodbury. Expect one stop. About 30 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/stokescc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.

Monday 19th December 2016

9.00am - 11.30am
Refresh Café
Everyone is welcome to come along and chat with friends or meet new friends in a friendly and welcoming environment. We serve tea, coffee, hot chocolate, and squash; bacon rolls, toasted tea cakes, home made cakes and Danish pastries. More info: http://bsec.org.uk/
1.30pm - 3.30pm
Sew and So's
Patchwork and quilting group. If you are interested in joining our group, whether you are a beginner or experienced, please come along. More info: http://bit.ly/sewandsos
4.30pm - 6.30pm
Police Beat 'Drop In' Surgery
Regular 'drop in' surgery, at which local police officers are available to discuss any issues or concerns and give advice, without a prior appointment being made. Takes place either in the shopping mall or in the police beat post, accessed from the mall via a corridor between the (former) Santander and Reflections units. More info: http://bit.ly/asp-bsb
7.00pm - 9.00pm
BSTC Leisure, Youth & Amenities Committee Meeting
The Leisure, Youth & Amenities Committee meets approx. six times a year and is responsible for, and promotes the Town Council policy on sports, leisure and recreational activities within or affecting the town. The press and public are welcome to attend. Come along and have your say during the 15 minute public questions session at the start of the meeting. Agenda: http://bit.ly/bstclya

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Regular Events

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Mondays

Tuesdays

  • Handprints Parent, Baby and Toddler Group (every Tuesday)
  • Choices 4U at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre – supporting adults with learning difficulties to access leisure and community opportunities that promote independence (Tuesdays 9:30am-4pm)
  • Bouncing Babies – fun group time for under ones and their parents/carers – at the Jubilee Centre (Tuesdays 1-3pm)
  • Youth Football on Patchway Common (every Tuesday)
  • First Steps Toddler Group at Christ the King Church (Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am-11:30am). For more details, contact Jessica Morley on  07708 162310.
  • Caesarean Birth & VBAC Support Group and Cafe at Christ the King Church (First Tuesday of the month, except bank holidays; 10.30am – 12.30pm)
  • Incredible Kids play session for children with special needs and their families at Christ the King Church (Tuesdays 4pm-6pm)
  • Street Dance Class at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre (Tuesdays, term-time only; under-10s: 5:30pm – 6:15pm; over 10s: 6:15pm – 7:15pm)
  • Body Conditioning Class at Meadowbrook School (Tuesdays 6-7pm)
  • Smokefree South Gloucestershire Stop Smoking Service at the Jubilee Centre (Tuesdays 6 – 7pm; 5:30pm for new starters). For more details phone 01454 865502.
  • Bradley Stoke Special Needs Judo Club at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre (Tuesdays 6pm-8pm)
  • Dragon Tang Soo Do – Korean martial arts at Baileys Court Primary School (Tuesdays 6pm-7pm children; 7pm-8.45pm adults)
  • Adults’ Kick Boxing at DKW Combat and Fitness, Great Park Road (Tuesdays 6:30-7.30pm)
  • Girls’ and Young Women’s Night at the Jubilee Centre (Tuesdays 7pm-9pm). A Bradley Stoke Town Council youth project for girls and young women aged 12-19. For more details phone the Youth Participation & Development Worker on 07900 253826.
  • Bradley Stoke Community Singers hold rehearsals at Bradley Stoke Community School (Tuesdays 7:30pm-9pm, term-time only)
  • Meditation Group at the Jubilee Centre (every other Tuesday 7:30-9:30pm)

Wednesdays

  • Free Maths Courses for Adults at Bradley Stoke Library (Wednesdays 9:15am – 12:15pm)
  • Caterpillar Music (music class for babies and young children) at Holy Trinity Church Hall (Wednesdays 9:20am – 10am). For more information, call Karen on 01179 567118.
  • Severn Area Shotokai at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre (Wednesdays 9:30am – 11am (ladies); 4pm – 6pm (children); 7pm – 9pm (adults))
  • Refresh Café at Bradley Stoke Evangelical Church (Wednesdays 9am – 11.30am, term time only)
  • Citizens’ Advice Bureau at the Jubilee Centre (Wednesdays 10am – noon)
  • Afternoon Social Club for 55+ at the Jubilee Centre (Wednesdays 2pm – 3.30pm)
  • Bradley Stoke Women’s Institute (WI) at the Jubilee Centre (2nd Wednesday of each month). For more info, phone Innes on 0117 904 1940.
  • Daring to be Different group for 6 to 11 year-olds at Christ the King Church (Wednesdays 6pm-7:15pm, term time only)
  • Family Roller Skating at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre (Wednesdays 6:15 – 7:45pm)
  • Men’s football at Bradley Stoke Community School – organised by Bradley Stoke Evangelical Church (Wednesdays 9 – 10pm)
  • St John Ambulance Bradley Stoke Division meets at Holy Trinity Church
  • Kids’ Kick Boxing at DKW Combat and Fitness, Great Park Road (Wednesdays 6:30-7.30pm)
  • Ballet classes at Bradley Stoke Community School – organised by Ballet Bristol (Wednesdays 7 – 8pm & 8pm – 10pm)
  • Krav Maga self defence class at Bradley Stoke Community School (Wednesdays 7pm – 8:30pm)
  • Black and Blues Netball Club at Bradley Stoke Community School (Wednesdays 7.30pm-9pm). First Session Free. All ages (18+) and abilities welcome. For more information, contact Laura on 01454 851075.

Thursdays

  • Choices 4U at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre – supporting adults with learning difficulties to access leisure and community opportunities that promote independence (Tuesdays 9:30am-4pm)
  • First Steps Toddler Group at Christ the King Church (Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am-11:30am). For more details, contact Jessica Morley on  07708 162310.
  • Pre-School Story Time at Bradley Stoke Library (Thurdays, term-time only, 11 – 11.30am)
  • Bradley Stoke Breastfeeding Support (formerly BOBBS) at Bradley Stoke Children’s Centre, Bowsland Green Primary School (Thursdays 1pm – 2:30pm)
  • Bradley Stoke Green Gym (Thursdays 10am – 1pm)
  • Community Coffee & Cake at Brook Way Activity Centre (Thursdays 10am – 12noon)
  • Bowlsand Green Gym Club at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre (Thursdays 4-5:45pm)
  • Dance School Musical (dancing and cheerleading; ages 4 to 12) at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre (Thursdays 4 – 4:45pm)
  • Salsa classes at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre (Thursdays 7:30pm & 8:30pm)
  • Zumba Fitness class at Bradley Stoke Community School (Thursdays 6pm)
  • O’Malley School of Irish Dance at Bradley Stoke Community School (Thursdays 6:30pm – 9:30pm)

Fridays

  • Coffee Morning at the Church of Christ the King (every Friday)
  • Incredible Kids play session for children with special needs and their families at Christ the King Church (Fridays 4pm-6pm)
  • 4mation Youth Group (for 11-14s) at Church of Christ the King (most Fridays)
  • Rotary Club of Bristol Aztec meets every Friday (except 5th Friday of month) at Bristol Golf Club, St Swithins Park, Almondsbury (7:15am for 7:30am breakfast). For further details of speakers on a Friday and other local events we are involved in visit our website. Please contact our secretary Peter Randall on 01454 610777 prior to your intended visit as visitors are always made very welcome.
  • South Gloucestershire NCT Bumps and Babies Coffee Morning at Soho Coffee, Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre (Second Friday of the month; 10.30am – 12.30pm)

Saturdays

  • Boot Camp Fitness at St Mary’s Old Boys RFC, Trench Lane (Saturdays 9.30am-10.30am). Open to all ages, 18+, at a cost of £4.
  • O’Malley School of Irish Dance at Bradley Stoke Community School (Saturdays 9:45am – 1:15pm)
  • Bradley Stoke Special Needs Judo Club at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre (Saturdays 10.30am-12 noon)
  • Incredible Kids play session for children with special needs and their families at Christ the King Church (Saturdays 1pm-5pm)

Sundays

Multi-day

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