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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Saturday 1st August 2015

10.00am - 4.00pm
Three Brooks Nature Conservation Group: Workday
Using scythes to mow the orchard. 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
10.00am - 12.00pm
Bliss Charity Buggy Push
Take part in the Bliss charity buggy push and help support premature and sick babies. The Fledglings Bliss Family Group will be running at the Jubilee Centre during the push and everyone is welcome for refreshments after the push. To register, email kerryrobinson@hotmail.co.uk More info: http://on.fb.me/1OmQqyu

Sunday 2nd August 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 Severn Beach
A medium ride to Severn Beach, with a single refreshment stop. About 20 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/bsj-scc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.
10.30am - 4.30pm
Severnside Ramblers' Walk: Crook Peak & Kings Wood
The Mendips “betwixt” the A38 & M5. Fabulous views, open heathland and quaint village. Several climbs. A walk of about 7 miles. Meet in the Blue Zone car park - a car-sharing scheme is operated. More info: http://bit.ly/ssramb

Monday 3rd August 2015

9.45am - 10.25am
Walking for Health: Bradley Stoke 'Roads & Nature Reserve'
Walk around Bradley Stoke’s peaceful roads and lovely wooded areas (1.8 miles). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/sgcwalk or phone 01454 868006.
11.00am - 12.20pm
Stepping Forward Walk: Bradley Stoke Wander
A longer walk (4 miles) around the Three Brooks Nature Reserve with great views from The Tump. Some steep sections. Uneven ground. May be muddy after rain. Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/sgcwalk or phone 01454 868006.

Wednesday 5th August 2015

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 6th August 2015

10.30am - 12.00pm
Community Coffee & Cake
Free coffee morning organised by Bridge Community Church. Open to all. More info: http://bit.ly/I5Xn51
10.30am - 12.00pm
Animal Magic
Join us for all sorts of animals, games, quiz and crafts. Free drop-in session for 4 –11 year-olds More info: http://bit.ly/bslibr1
11.00am - 3.00pm
Pirate Fun Day
Ahoy ship mates, the pirates are taking over Willow Brook! Meet our very own Jack Sparrow lookalike, enjoy comedy shows from Pirates in Menspants and take part in our craft workshop and treasure trail. Plus, there's free face painting! More info: http://bit.ly/bs32wbc
2.00pm - 4.00pm
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 Filton
An evening social ride to play petanque at Filton and visit The Bristol Concorde pub. About 10 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/bsj-scc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.

Friday 7th August 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: Old Sodbury and Horton
Lovely, fairly easy circular and historic Cotswold Way route with only one shortish climb up and one steepish down. A walk lasting about 2 hours. Meet in the Aldi car park - a car-sharing scheme is operated. More info: http://bit.ly/ssramb

Sunday 9th August 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 - 1.00pm
SCC Novice Bike Ride to Bristol
A ride around parts of Bristol to find some Shaun the Sheep figures! About 20 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/bsj-scc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.
9.30am - 5.00pm
SCC Long Distance Bike Ride to Cheddar
A long ride to Cheddar. There will be a stop for lunch and two other refreshment stops. About 50 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/bsj-scc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.
2.00pm - 6.30pm
Severnside Ramblers' Walk: St Werburghs
Starting from Snuff Mills, Purdown, quirky St Werburghs, Wickham Bridge. A walk of 5 to 6 miles. Meet in the Blue Zone car park - a car-sharing scheme is operated. More info: http://bit.ly/ssramb

Monday 10th August 2015

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 11th August 2015

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: Patchwork demo. More info: 01454 617645; http://www.townswomen.org.uk/

Wednesday 12th August 2015

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
1.00pm - 3.00pm
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

Thursday 13th August 2015

10.30am - 12.00pm
Community Coffee & Cake
Free coffee morning organised by Bridge Community Church. Open to all. More info: http://bit.ly/I5Xn51

Friday 14th August 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

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Regular Events

Our What’s On calendar doesn’t include regular (e.g. weekly) events, such as:

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)
  • 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)

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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