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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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Friday 23rd February 2018

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
4.30pm - 5.30pm
BIGGERbooks Group
Library group for young people aged 11 to 14. Sign up at the counter or just drop in. More info: http://bit.ly/bslibr1

Saturday 24th February 2018

10.00am - 11.00am
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 25th February 2018

9.00am - 4.00pm
Severnside Ramblers' Walk: Haresfield Beacon
A circular walk from the NationalTrust car park at Shortwood. Parking free to NT members. 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
10.30am - 2.30pm
SCC Mountain Bike Ride to Frampton Cotterell
An green category MTB ride to Frampton Cotterell. Expect one stop. About 20 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/stokescc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.
10.30am - 3.30pm
SCC Medium Distance Bike Ride to Thornbury
A medium ride to Thornbury. 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 26th February 2018

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 - 2.00pm
Café Church
Weekly community cafe with drinks and light snacks at reasonable prices. Toys to keep the children occupied. More info: http://www.amberleyroad.org
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 27th February 2018

1.00pm - 2.30pm
Police Beat Team '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 Tanning Shop and Reflections. N.B. Subject to change due to operational commitments. More info: http://bit.ly/asp-bsb
7.00pm - 9.00pm
SEND Consultation Event
A chance to have your say on South Gloucestershire Council's draft strategy for services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). Consultation page: http://bit.ly/sgc-send-1801 Book your place online at <a href="http://track.vuelio.uk.com/z.z?l=aHR0cDovL3d3dy5zZ2xvc3BjLm9yZy51ay9jdXJyZW50LWV2ZW50LXBhZ2U%3d&r=10931743395&d=5569287&p=1&t=h&h=c9cdd6ee2cb2599e4abbd0269fecace5&quot; target="_blank">www.sglospc.org.uk/current-event-page</a> or call 01454 501009 and leave a message.
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 28th February 2018

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: http://bit.ly/sgloscab or phone 03444 111444
2.00pm - 3.30pm
Bradley Stoke Senior Friends
Drop-in social club for the over-55s. Tea, chat and activities.
7.00pm - 8.00pm
BSTC Planning Committee Meeting
The committee meets once a month and makes recommendations on all planning applications within Bradley Stoke to the planning authority (South Gloucestershire Council) and considers all associated planning, footpath and licensing issues. This committee also considers matters relating to the local environment in general, including litter, grass verges, pavements, roads and other similar matters. The committee acts as a vehicle to consider, discuss and recommend solutions to health & safety issues affecting Bradley Stoke Town Council. 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/bstcpec

Thursday 1st March 2018

10.30am - 11.00am
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
10.30am - 12.00pm
Community Coffee & Cake
Free coffee morning organised by City Church. Hot drinks, homemade cakes and good company. Open to all. More info: https://citychurch.org.uk
11.00am - 12.00pm
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.
6.30pm - 8.00pm
Youth Café
Free wifi, pool table, table tennis, PS4, Wii. Snacks available to buy. For school years 6 to 8. £1 entry. More info: http://www.amberleyroad.org

Friday 2nd March 2018

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: Clifton Down
From Clifton Down through Clifton, down tothe River Avon and back up to Clifton Down. Be preparedfor a steep ascent and descent. A walk lasting about 2 hours. Meet in the Aldi car park - a car-sharing scheme is operated. More info: http://bit.ly/ssramb
1.25pm - 3.30pm
Blood Donation Session
Give blood - please don't leave it to someone else. More info: http://www.blood.co.uk/
4.30pm - 7.45pm
Blood Donation Session
Give blood - please don't leave it to someone else. More info: http://www.blood.co.uk/

Saturday 3rd March 2018

10.00am - 4.00pm
Three Brooks Nature Conservation Group: Workday
Coppicing. 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

Sunday 4th March 2018

9.30am - 4.30pm
SCC Long Distance Bike Ride to Clevedon
A long ride to Clevedon. Expect two stops. About 50 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: <a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fbit.ly%2Fstokescc&sa=D&usd=2&usg=AFQjCNG4URVsDmzgHn-N0E5xoKOCkUy2-Q&quot; target="_blank">http://bit.ly/stokescc</a&gt; or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.
10.00am - 4.00pm
Severnside Ramblers' Walk: Chew Magna & Stanton Drew
Including the Stone Circle and Chew Valley Lake. 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
10.30am - 2.30pm
SCC Medium Distance Bike Ride to Mangotsfield
A medium ride to Mangotsfield . Expect one stop. About 20 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/stokescc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.

Monday 5th March 2018

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 - 2.00pm
Café Church
Weekly community cafe with drinks and light snacks at reasonable prices. Toys to keep the children occupied. More info: http://www.amberleyroad.org
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 6th March 2018

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 March 2018

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: http://bit.ly/sgloscab or phone 03444 111444
2.00pm - 3.30pm
Bradley Stoke Senior Friends
Drop-in social club for the over-55s. Tea, chat and activities.
7.00pm - 8.30pm
Parent/Carer Coffee and Support
A supportive community for parents and carers of children (aged 0-25) with additional needs and disabilities. Why not come along and have a chat with other parents? Find out information from each other or meet with different visitors that we arrange to attend our groups to help you. Just turn up; bring a friend if you like; no need to book. More info: http://www.sglospc.org.uk/ or phone 01454 501009

Thursday 8th March 2018

10.30am - 12.00pm
Community Coffee & Cake
Free coffee morning organised by City Church. Hot drinks, homemade cakes and good company. Open to all. More info: https://citychurch.org.uk
10.30am - 11.00am
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
6.30pm - 8.00pm
Youth Café
Free wifi, pool table, table tennis, PS4, Wii. Snacks available to buy. For school years 6 to 8. £1 entry. More info: http://www.amberleyroad.org
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Regular Events

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Mondays

  • Sports & Social Club for people living with dementia at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre (Mondays 10am to 2pm, excluding public holidays)
  • Puddleducks Toddler Group at Brook Way Activity Centre (Mondays, term-time only, 10am-11:30am)
  • First Steps Toddler Group at Christ the King Church (Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am-11:30am). For more details, contact Jessica Morley on  07708 162310.
  • Pickleball (an exciting new racquet sport) at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre (Mondays 10am – 12noon). Everybody welcome – no upper age limit. All equipment provided, just wear comfortable clothing and trainers. First session FREE! More info: Bristol Pickleball Club (Facebook)
  • Baby Rhyme Time at Bradley Stoke Library (Mondays from 10.30 – 11am, term-time only)
  • Bradley Stoke Gym Club for girls and boys aged 5 and up at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre (Mondays 4pm–6pm)
  • Yoga classes for beginners: Hatha Yoga in the Dance Studio at Bradley Stoke Community School (Mondays 6.30-7.30pm). For more details, contact Aruna on 07913 987487 or visit Shanthi Yogalaya.
  • South Gloucestershire NCT Home Birth Group at the Jubilee Centre (First Monday of the month 7:30-9:30pm)
  • Simply Ballet’ Class for adults at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre (Mondays 8-9pm)

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)
  • Sticky Fingers Stay and Play Toddler Group at Brook Way Activity Centre (Tuesdays 10am-11.30am, term-time only)
  • 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)
  • Fit4LaterLife – keep fit exercise class for the over-50s (men and women) – at Christ the King Church (Tuesdays 2pm-3pm). For more details, phone Sue Jonathan on 0117 931 2304.
  • 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)
  • Stokes Art Group at Church of Christ the King (Tuesdays 6pm-9pm)
  • Pilates with Laili Brooks at Bradley Stoke Community School (Tuesdays 6.30pm-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)
  • Strictly Solo Ballroom & Latin Dance Class with Laili Brooks at Bradley Stoke Community School (Tuesdays 7.30pm-8.30pm)

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)
  • Baby Sensory classes at Christ the King Church (Wednesdays, term-time only; various classes between 10.30am and 2pm). More details: Baby Sensory Bristol North
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Stokes Art Group at Church of Christ the King (Thursdays 9.30am-12.30pm)
  • 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 (Thursdays, term-time only, 10.30am – 11am)
  • 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)
  • Spanish Rhyme Time at Bradley Stoke Library (Thursdays, term-time only, 4.15 – 4.45pm)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)

Sundays

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