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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Sunday 29th May 2016

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. No arrival before 6am! Charge for buyers: Car: £1; Pedestrian: 50p. More info: http://bit.ly/trenchlane
8.30am - 3.30pm
Severnside Ramblers' Walk: Gray Hill
A walk through lovely countryside – heath, woodland & country lanes. Several climbs but none too steep. Fine views on a clear day. A walk of about 12 miles. Meet in the Blue Zone car park - a car-sharing scheme is operated. More info: http://bit.ly/ssramb

Tuesday 31st May 2016

11.00am - 3.00pm
Alice in Wonderland Event
Meet the stilt-walking Alice, Mad Hatter and Queen of Hearts, see the acrobatic playing cards and take part in the Mad Hatter themed craft workshop. Plus, there’s a FREE trail around the centre. More info: http://bit.ly/bs32wbc
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 1st June 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
Social Club for Over-55s
New drop-in social club for the over-55s. Tea, chat and activities. Organised with support from Knightstone Housing. More info: Jamie Dockerty on 01934 526 309 or 07921 386 852

Thursday 2nd June 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: Down by the Leisure Centre
Down past the Leisure Centre to Three Brooks Lake. This walk (1.8 miles) is on some gravel paths. Meet at bus stop in town square. More info: http://bit.ly/sgcwalk or phone 01454 868006.
2.30pm - 4.30pm
Volunteering Drop-in Session
Interested in volunteering? Then why not pop in for an informal chat with a volunteer advisor? More info: http://bit.ly/vc-pfs or 01454 868986
7.00pm - 10.30pm
SCC Evening Bike Ride to Bishopston
A social ride to The Sportsman public house to play pool and eat pizza. About 8 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/bsj-scc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.

Friday 3rd June 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
10.30am - 2.00pm
Picnic in the Park
Picnic in the Park for parents and toddlers. Professor Panic presents his range of circus skills, juggling and entertainment in the Big Top, alongside local craft and community stalls and a bouncy castle. Refreshments will be served by the local WI during the morning with face painting available for the toddlers. More info: http://bit.ly/bs-festival
10.30am - 12.00pm
Out of this World
Space-themed craft activity. Parental supervision is required. More info: http://bit.ly/bslibr1 N.B. This event is on Friday 3rd, NOT Thursday 2nd as shown in the June BSJ magazine.

Saturday 4th June 2016

11.30am - 6.00pm
Bradley Stoke Community Festival
Bands, dance groups, children's rides, craft and community stalls. Schools' football tournament (from 12.15pm). Dog agility display. Pro skateboard demonstration. Bands playing include Telson, Elevation, Seduction, Limited Edition, Tundra and Skeeter. More info: http://bit.ly/bs-festival

Sunday 5th June 2016

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. No arrival before 6am! Charge for buyers: Car: £1; Pedestrian: 50p. More info: http://bit.ly/trenchlane
9.30am - 1.30pm
SCC Medium Distance Bike Ride to Dundry
A medium, fairly lumpy ride to Dundry with two stops. About 30 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/bsj-scc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.
9.30am - 11.00am
Bradley Stoke 10k Run
Multi-terrain race organised by Sole Sisters Running Club of North Bristol. Starts and finishes at the Jubilee Centre and follows a route through the Three Brooks Local Nature Reserve and along the streets of Bradley Stoke. More info: http://bit.ly/bs-10k
10.00am - 4.00pm
Severnside Ramblers' Walk: Newport Coastal Path
Wetlands, meadows & coastal path. Views but no hills. Lunch or optional cafe at end. 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
10.30am - 4.00pm
Festival Skate Park Competition
At the new skate park in the grounds of the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/bsskatep
12.00pm - 6.00pm
Cricket Club Anniversary Event
25th anniversary celebrations of Bradley Stoke Cricket Club, attended by Jack Russell MBE (entrance by souvenir programme only). A Celebrity XI v BSCC XI match starts at 2pm, finishing with a cricket tea and evening entertainment in the clubhouse. More info: http://bit.ly/bs-cricket

Monday 6th June 2016

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

Tuesday 7th June 2016

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 8th June 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/
10.00am - 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
Social Club for Over-55s
New drop-in social club for the over-55s. Tea, chat and activities. Organised with support from Knightstone Housing. More info: Jamie Dockerty on 01934 526 309 or 07921 386 852
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: Talk on midwifery. More info: Bev Fitzroy-Kelly on 01454 625855
7.30pm - 9.30pm
Bradley Stoke Lions Club
Monthly meeting of the local Lions Club. More info: Ailsa 07737 106836

Thursday 9th June 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
1.00pm - 4.00pm
Presentation: Your Child's Brain
An interactive presentation to help parents and professionals on a further understanding of the developments of the brain and its functions. If you have been told your child has: Cerebral Palsy, ADHD, ADD, Autism, Aspergers, Down’s Syndrome, Epilepsy, Dyslexia, Developmental Delays, P.A.N.D.A, etc., this event is not to be missed. For further information, please visit http://www.FamilyHopeCenter.com, call Samantha Tebb on 07816 251678 or email Samantha.tebb@gmail.com

Friday 10th June 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
9.30am - 2.30pm
Severnside Ramblers' Walk: Pill
Old Oak tree, nature reserves and historic port. Lots to see. A walk lasting about 2 hours. Meet in the Aldi car park - a car-sharing scheme is operated. More info: http://bit.ly/ssramb
6.00pm - 7.00pm
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

Saturday 11th June 2016

10.00am - 4.00pm
Three Brooks Nature Conservation Group: Workday
All workdays start at 10am and finish at 4pm, but you are welcome to leave earlier if needed. Wear old clothes and stout boots and bring a packed lunch. We provide all the equipment needed plus the essential tea, coffee and biscuits! Meet at the tool store, which is behind the Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre. More info: http://bit.ly/bsj-tbncg

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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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