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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 30th January 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
10.00am - 12.00pm
NCT Bumps and Babies Group
Primarily aimed at mums-to-be/parents-to-be and parents with babies under 6 months, this is a chance to get out and meet other parents in your local area and to find out a bit more about the activities held in your local branch. You do not have to be an NCT member to attend. Held in the onsite SOHO coffee shop. More info: http://bit.ly/nctsglos

Sunday 1st February 2015

9.00am - 3.30pm
Severnside Ramblers' Walk: Tintern
Fairly hilly walk but with nice views. 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 - 2.30pm
SCC Medium Distance Bike Ride to Clifton
A shorter medium ride to the Clifton Camera Obscura. About 20 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/bsj-scc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.

Monday 2nd February 2015

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

Wednesday 4th February 2015

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

Thursday 5th February 2015

10.00am - 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
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

Friday 6th February 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 - Tormarton
Almost ‘there and back’ walk through lovely Dodington Park to visit village of Tormarton. Steady incline but only a couple of stiles. Optional pub at end. A walk lasting about 2 hours. Meet in the Aldi car park - a car-sharing scheme is operated. More info: http://bit.ly/ssramb
10.00am - 12.00pm
NCT Bumps and Babies Group
Primarily aimed at mums-to-be/parents-to-be and parents with babies under 6 months, this is a chance to get out and meet other parents in your local area and to find out a bit more about the activities held in your local branch. You do not have to be an NCT member to attend. Held in the onsite SOHO coffee shop. More info: http://bit.ly/nctsglos
1.15pm - 3.30pm
Blood Donation Session
Give blood - please don't leave it to someone else. More info: http://www.blood.co.uk/
4.30pm - 7.15pm
Blood Donation Session
Give blood - please don't leave it to someone else. More info: http://www.blood.co.uk/

Saturday 7th February 2015

10.00am - 4.00pm
Three Brooks Nature Conservation Group: Workday
Coppicing at Scholars Copse. 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 or call Hannah on 07971 426266

Sunday 8th February 2015

9.00am - 3.00pm
Severnside Ramblers' Walk: 14 Locks - Newport
Lightly undulating field paths and canal towpaths. One optional climb to viewpoint near end. Interesting industrial archaeology. 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 - 3.30pm
SCC Long Distance Bike Ride to Tintern
A long ride to Tintern. About 40 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/bsj-scc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.
10.30am - 2.00pm
SCC Novice Bike Ride to Old Down
A novice ride to Old Down. About 17 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/bsj-scc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.

Monday 9th February 2015

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
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. More info: http://www.bssbf.co.uk/

Tuesday 10th February 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. More info: 01454 617645; http://www.townswomen.org.uk/

Wednesday 11th February 2015

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
1.00pm - 2.30pm
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
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: Beetle drive. More info: Barbara Williams on 0117 9470340
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
8.00pm - 9.30pm
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. This month's meeting starts at approx 8pm, following the Planning Committee meeting. Agenda: http://bit.ly/bstcfin

Thursday 12th February 2015

10.00am - 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

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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)
  • 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)
  • Police Beat Surgery at the Willow Brook Centre (Wednesdays 1 – 3pm)
  • Bradley Stoke Women’s Institute (WI) at the Jubilee Centre (2nd Wednesday of each month). For more info, phone Innes on 0117 904 1940.
  • 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, starting 3rd March 2010)
  • 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)
  • Pre-School Story Time at Bradley Stoke Library (Thurdays, term-time only, 11 – 11.30am)
  • BOBBS Breastfeeding Support at Baileys Court Activity Centre (Thursdays 10am – 11:30am)
  • 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

  • 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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