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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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Thursday 30th October 2014

7.00pm – 9.00pm
Safer and Stronger Community Group Meeting
Baileys Court Activity Centre, Baileys Court Road, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
Opportunity to discuss local community issues and hear presentations on topical matters. Attended by representatives from South Gloucestershire Council, Avon and Somerset Police, Avon Fire & Rescue, Primary Care Trust and Bradley Stoke Town Council. More info: http://bit.ly/bs-sscg

Friday 31st October 2014

9.00am – 11.00am
Coffee Morning
Church of Christ the King, Mautravers Close, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
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
Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre, Fiddlers Wood Lane, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
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

11.00am – 3.00pm
Halloween Fun
Willow Brook Centre, Savages Wood Road, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
Free Halloween fun with comedy and entertainment from the Zombie Disco (half-hour shows at 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm), spooky face painting, craft workshop, pumpkin carving (hosted by Bradley Stoke in Bloom), apple bobbing and Suzie the Snake (hosted by Pets at Home). More info: http://bit.ly/bs32wbc

1.15pm – 3.30pm
Blood Donation Session
Jubilee Centre, Savages Wood Road, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
Give blood – please don’t leave it to someone else. More info: http://www.blood.co.uk/

4.30pm – 7.15pm
Blood Donation Session
Jubilee Centre, Savages Wood Road, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
Give blood – please don’t leave it to someone else. More info: http://www.blood.co.uk/

Saturday 1st November 2014

10.00am – 4.00pm
Three Brooks Nature Conservation Group: Workday
Three Brooks Local Nature Reserve, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
Coppicing in Savages Wood and clearing back overhanging vegetation along the brook. 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 2nd November 2014

8.30am – 3.30pm
Severnside Ramblers’ Walk: Villages Galore
Aztec Centre, Aztec West Business Park, Almondsbury, Bristol (map)
Varied scenery on this walk of many villages including Marksbury, Hunstrete, Priston and Inglebatch. A walk of about 12 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 Warmley
Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre, Fiddlers Wood Lane, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
A shorter medium ride to Warmley. About 20 miles (round trip). Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/bsj-scc or phone Bryan on 01454 617560.

4.30pm – 6.30pm
Bradley Stoke Fireworks Display
The Jubilee Centre, Savages Wood Road, Bradley Stoke, Bristol BS32 8HL (map)
Bradley Stoke Town Council invites all residents and neighbours to a public fireworks display on Sunday 2nd November. Gates open at 4:30pm. Hot food served from 4:45pm. Firework display starts at 6pm. More info: http://bit.ly/bs-fireworks

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Monday 3rd November 2014

10.30am – 11.00am
Baby Rhyme Time
Bradley Stoke Library, Fiddlers Wood Lane, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
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

3.30pm – 5.30pm
Conversational Spanish
Bradley Stoke Library, Fiddlers Wood Lane, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
Spanish conversational course. Every Monday afternoon in November. More info: http://bit.ly/bslibr1

Wednesday 5th November 2014

9.00am – 11.30am
Refresh Café
Bradley Stoke Evangelical Church, Baileys Court Road, Bradley Stoke (map)
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
Jubilee Centre, Savages Wood Road, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
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 November 2014

10.00am – 12.00pm
Community Coffee & Cake
Brook Way Activity Centre, Brook Way, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
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
Bradley Stoke Library, Fiddlers Wood Lane, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
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

5.00pm – 6.30pm
Police Beat ‘Drop In’ Surgery
Willow Brook Centre, Savages Wood Road, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
Fortnightly ‘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/12r6ves

Friday 7th November 2014

9.00am – 11.00am
Coffee Morning
Church of Christ the King, Mautravers Close, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
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: Nympsfield
Aldi Car Park, Brook Way, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
Gentle wander through lovely Woodchester Park with its unfinished mansion and lakes. 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
Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre, Fiddlers Wood Lane, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
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 9th November 2014

9.00am – 3.30pm
Severnside Ramblers’ Walk: Avon Valley
Aztec Centre, Aztec West Business Park, Almondsbury, Bristol (map)
Lovely river valley location, lanes, fields, canal towpath. Visiting pretty village of Titfield. Remembrance at 11.00. 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

9.30am – 3.30pm
SCC Long Distance Bike Ride to Shire Newton
Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre, Fiddlers Wood Lane, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
A long ride to Shire Newton. 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 – 11.15am
Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony
Willow Brook Centre, Savages Wood Road, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
The 1st Bradley Stoke Scout Group and the Willow Brook Centre invite you to a Remembrance Day ceremony in the town square. A parade will march from the Jubilee Centre at 10.30am. The ceremony will be held in the town square at the Willow Brook Centre from 10.45am to 11.15am. Everyone welcome. More info: http://bradley-stoke-scouts.org.uk/

Monday 10th November 2014

10.30am – 11.00am
Baby Rhyme Time
Bradley Stoke Library, Fiddlers Wood Lane, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
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

3.30pm – 5.30pm
Conversational Spanish
Bradley Stoke Library, Fiddlers Wood Lane, Bradley Stoke, Bristol (map)
Spanish conversational course. Every Monday afternoon in November. 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

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