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 28th August 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
9.00am - 4.00pm
Severnside Ramblers' Walk: Blaze Bailey
Some steep sections at start but with reward of magnificent views. Fields, forest tracks and riverside paths. A walk of about 9.5 miles. Meet in the Blue Zone car park - a car-sharing scheme is operated. More info: http://bit.ly/ssramb
9.30am - 2.30pm
SCC Medium Distance Bike Ride to Portishead
A long medium ride to Portishead with two stops. About 30 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/stokescc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.

Tuesday 30th August 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 31st August 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 1st September 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
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

Friday 2nd September 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: Blaise/Kings Weston
Mostly good paths, tracks. One fairly steep climb. No stiles. A walk lasting about 2 hours. Meet in the Aldi car park - a car-sharing scheme is operated. More info: http://bit.ly/ssramb
7.45pm - 10.15pm
Three Brooks Bat Walk
In our evening walk, you’ll be provided with a “bat detector” and shown how to identify the various species of bat which live on the reserve. Wear stout boots and bring a torch.
Note that while these walks are free, numbers are limited for safety reasons. Booking is essential and you will need to bring your printed ticket. The walk is not suitable for very young children as the group may walk quite fast between sites. Meeting point is outside the main entrance of the Bradley Stoke leisure centre. Parking at the leisure centre is free but the car park normally is shut and locked at 10pm on a Friday, so please park in the Willow Brook Centre car park opposite the Leisure Centre. Bookings: http://bit.ly/bat1609 More info: http://bit.ly/bsj-tbncg or call 07497 006676

Saturday 3rd September 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

Sunday 4th September 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 - 4.30pm
Severnside Ramblers' Walk: Priddy
Walk in the Mendips with views of Glastonbury and Wells. Wookey Hole for ice cream. Some hills to be expected. A walk of about 11.5 miles. Meet in the Blue Zone car park - a car-sharing scheme is operated. More info: http://bit.ly/ssramb
9.30am - 12.00pm
SCC Novice Bike Ride to Emersons Green
A Novice ride to Emersons Green with one stop. About 15 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/stokescc or pho5e Bryan on 01454 617560.
9.30am - 4.30pm
SCC Long Distance Bike Ride to Castle Combe
A Long ride to Castle Combe with three stops. About 50 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/stokescc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.

Monday 5th September 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 6th September 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 7th September 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

Thursday 8th September 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

Friday 9th September 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
1.40pm - 3.30pm
Blood Donation Session
Give blood - please don't leave it to someone else. More info: http://www.blood.co.uk/
4.30pm - 8.00pm
Blood Donation Session
Give blood - please don't leave it to someone else. More info: http://www.blood.co.uk/

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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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