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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 19th June 2018

10.30am - 12.00pm
Carers' Support Group
Do you support a friend or member of your family who has a neurological condition? Come along to our Carers' Support Group where you can take a break, get advice and talk with other like-minded people. Free to join. More info: http://bit.ly/1OuT3lA
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 20th June 2018

10.00am - 12.00pm
Citizens Advice Bureau Drop-In Session
Free, confidential, impartial and independent help on dealing with problems with debt, benefits, employment, housing, discrimination, and many more issues. No appointment necessary. 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 Finance Committee Meeting
The Finance Committee meets approx. six times a year and makes decisions and recommendations to Council on all financial and policy matters under the discretion of the town council. This committee also is responsible for personnel matters and will be responsible for 'best value'. 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/bstcfin

Thursday 21st June 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
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/sgc-wfh or phone 01454 868006.
1.00pm - 2.30pm
Bradley Stoke Breastfeeding Group
Friendly mother-to-mother breastfeeding support on hand to help answer any questions you may have from the first feed through to weaning. Some people find that they only need to come once or twice, others come regularly for more social reasons. Supported by Barnardos, Breastfeeding Counsellor available every other week. More info: http://bit.ly/bs-bfg
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 22nd June 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: Ashton Court
Scenic views of Bristol. Wooded landscape around the deer park. One hill. A walk lasting about two hours. Meet in the Aldi car park - a car-sharing scheme is operated. More info: http://bit.ly/ssramb

Saturday 23rd June 2018

2.30pm - 4.30pm
Mum2Mum Market
Mum2Mum Market selling nearly new maternity, baby and children's items. Come along to see the huge selection of bargains on offer. £2 entry on the door (kids free). Free entry for all during the last half hour. More info: http://bit.ly/m2mm-sw

Sunday 24th June 2018

7.00am - 5.00pm
Car Boot Sale (Trench Lane)
One of the west's largest car boot sales. Summer Sundays (Apr-Oct) 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 - 3.30pm
Severnside Ramblers' Walk: Cotswolds
Walk in the bright mid-summer, Cotswold Way, Gustav Holst Way. Undulating walking, fields, woods, track and lane in the Cotswolds. A walk of about 9 miles. Meet in the Blue Zone car park - a car-sharing scheme is operated. More info: http://bit.ly/ssramb
9.30am - 1.30pm
SCC Medium Distance Bike Ride to Frampton Cotterell
A medium 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.
9.30am - 4.30pm
SCC Long Distance Bike Ride to Shirenewton
A long ride to Shirenewton. Expect two stops. About 50 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/stokescc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.

Monday 25th June 2018

9.00am - 11.00am
Pickleball
Come along and try pickleball - an exciting new racquet sport. Everybody welcome – no upper age limit. All equipment provided, just wear comfortable clothing and trainers. First session FREE! More info: http://bit.ly/bs-pickleball
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://bit.ly/cafe-church-fb
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 26th June 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 27th June 2018

10.00am - 12.00pm
Citizens Advice Bureau Drop-In Session
Free, confidential, impartial and independent help on dealing with problems with debt, benefits, employment, housing, discrimination, and many more issues. No appointment necessary. 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.

Thursday 28th June 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
1.00pm - 2.30pm
Bradley Stoke Breastfeeding Group
Friendly mother-to-mother breastfeeding support on hand to help answer any questions you may have from the first feed through to weaning. Some people find that they only need to come once or twice, others come regularly for more social reasons. Supported by Barnardos, Breastfeeding Counsellor available every other week. More info: http://bit.ly/bs-bfg
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
7.00pm - 9.00pm
Community Engagement Forum
Community Engagement Forums (CEFs), previously known as Safer and Stronger Community Groups, are about listening and responding to local people’s real issues. People in their communities know best what works for them and what their real needs are. This group covers Bradley Stoke, Stoke Lodge and The Common (east of A38). Agenda and more info: http://www.southglos.gov.uk/cef

Friday 29th June 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

Sunday 1st July 2018

7.00am - 5.00pm
Car Boot Sale (Trench Lane)
One of the west's largest car boot sales. Summer Sundays (Apr-Oct) 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 - 4.30pm
Severnside Ramblers' Walk: Painswick & The Slad Valley
Hilly walk taking in valleys, ridges, nature reserves, poetry and mills. A walk of about 11 miles. Meet in the Blue Zone car park - a car-sharing scheme is operated. More info: http://bit.ly/ssramb
9.30am - 1.00pm
SCC Short Bike Ride to Iron Acton
A short ride to Iron Acton. Expect one stop. About 15 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/stokescc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.
9.30am - 3.30pm
SCC Long Distance Bike Ride to Dundry
A long ride to Dundry. Expect two stops. Very lumpy. About 40 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/stokescc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.

Monday 2nd July 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/
9.00am - 11.00am
Pickleball
Come along and try pickleball - an exciting new racquet sport. Everybody welcome – no upper age limit. All equipment provided, just wear comfortable clothing and trainers. First session FREE! More info: http://bit.ly/bs-pickleball
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://bit.ly/cafe-church-fb
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
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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 9am – 11am). 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 Gymnastics 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 7pm-8pm). 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)
  • 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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