Woods Estate Agents, Bradley Stoke, Bristol

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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Monday 6th July 2015

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

Wednesday 8th July 2015

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/
10.00am - 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: "More than a pharmacist - pharmacy past, present and future". More info: Barbara Williams on 0117 9470340
7.00pm - 9.00pm
BSTC Full Council Meeting
The full town council of all 15 councillors meets six times each year. It deals with all council business (other than planning issues), including recommendations from its various working committees and ad hoc groups. 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/bstcfull

Thursday 9th July 2015

10.00am - 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
7.00pm - 10.00pm
SCC Evening Bike Ride to Frenchay
An evening social ride to the Red Lion in Frenchay. About 11 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/bsj-scc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.

Friday 10th July 2015

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://bit.ly/cvmQoh
9.30am - 2.30pm
Severnside Ramblers' Walk: Littleton–upon-Severn
A flat walk except for Cow Hill. using fields & tracks. Good views from the church. Optional pub meal at end. A walk lasting about 2 hours. Meet in the Aldi car park - a car-sharing scheme is operated. More info: http://bit.ly/ssramb

Saturday 11th July 2015

10.00am - 2.00pm
Summer Reading Challenge Launch Party
Activities to mark the launch of this year's Summer Reading Challenge. More info: http://bit.ly/bslibr1
7.30pm - 9.30pm
Opera in the Barn: Cosi Fan Tutte
The title means roughly "That's women for you!" and the story takes the theme of fiancee swapping. Plenty of humour and pathos in this bitter-sweet comedy, with beautiful music sung by the wonderful young singers of Tessitoura Opera Company. Tickets £12 from 07967 991902. Gates will open at 5:30pm for those who wish to picnic in the grounds beforehand. More info: http://bit.ly/wmbarn

Sunday 12th July 2015

7.00am - 5.00pm
Car Boot Sale (Trench Lane)
One of the west's largest car boot sales. Summer Sundays (May-Sep) 7am-5pm. Charge for sellers: Car £7; Van £10. Charge for buyers: Car: £1; Pedestrian: 50p. More info: http://bit.ly/trenchlane
9.30am - 4.30pm
Severnside Ramblers' Walk: Painswick
Typical Cotswold scenery – expect hills! Taking in the beacon, nature reserve & stretch of Cotswold Way. A walk of about 10 miles. Meet in the Blue Zone car park - a car-sharing scheme is operated. More info: http://bit.ly/ssramb
9.30am - 5.00pm
SCC Long Distance Bike Ride to Monmouth
A long ride to Monmouth. Expect a stop for lunch and one other refreshment break. About 55 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/bsj-scc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.
9.30am - 1.00pm
SCC Novice Bike Ride to Blaise Castle
A novice ride to Blaise Castle with a refreshment stop at Blaise. About 15 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/bsj-scc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.

Monday 13th July 2015

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
5.00pm - 7.00pm
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 in the police beat post, accessed from the shopping mall via a corridor between Santander and Reflections. More info: http://bit.ly/asp-bsb
6.30pm - 8.30pm
Bradley Stoke 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://www.bssbf.co.uk/

Tuesday 14th July 2015

7.00pm - 9.00pm
Bradley Stoke Community Singers' Concert
Music from the stage and silver screen. Tickets £5 (children £3). More info: info@bscsingers.co.uk
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: Theatrical make-up. More info: 01454 617645; http://www.townswomen.org.uk/

Wednesday 15th July 2015

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/
10.00am - 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

Thursday 16th July 2015

10.00am - 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

Friday 17th July 2015

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://bit.ly/cvmQoh
7.30pm - 11.00pm
Open Mic Night
Anyone can come along to watch, sing and play at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre's Open Mic Night! With a bar open all night and hot food available until 9pm, join us for an evening of acoustic music and a social atmosphere. No need to book tickets - just turn up and enjoy! More info: http://bit.ly/1GPszVU

Saturday 18th July 2015

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
Chatterbooks Reading Group
Are you a keen reader aged 9-11? Come and join our Chatterbooks group. We read books, play games and do crafts. Please talk to a member of staff to register. More info: http://bit.ly/bslibr1

Sunday 19th July 2015

7.00am - 5.00pm
Car Boot Sale (Trench Lane)
One of the west's largest car boot sales. Summer Sundays (May-Sep) 7am-5pm. Charge for sellers: Car £7; Van £10. Charge for buyers: Car: £1; Pedestrian: 50p. More info: http://bit.ly/trenchlane
9.30am - 2.30pm
SCC Medium Distance Bike Ride to Berkeley Castle
A medium ride to Berkeley Castle. Expect a lunch stop and one other refreshment stop. About 30 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/bsj-scc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.

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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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • BOBBS Breastfeeding Support at Baileys Court Activity Centre (Thursdays 10am – 11:30am)
  • 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)

Fridays

  • Bradley Stoke Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market at the Willow Brook Centre (last Friday of the month)
  • 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.
  • 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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