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

If you would like to see your event listed in this calendar, please contact us with the details. We may also be able to publicise your event with an article on our website and/or send a photographer along on the day.

Wednesday 29th March 2017

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
Bradley Stoke Senior Friends
Drop-in social club for the over-55s. Tea, chat and activities.

Thursday 30th March 2017

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
4.15pm - 4.45pm
Spanish Rhyme Time
This group is suitable for babies, toddlers, children of Key Stage 1 age and any others who would like to pick up Spanish through singing fun children's songs! It is not a Spanish lesson as such, but children will pick up the language through repetition. More info: http://bit.ly/bs-spanish-rt

Friday 31st March 2017

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: Tytherington
Scenic walk using lanes, tracks and fields. One hill, 59 steps and some 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
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/

Saturday 1st April 2017

10.00am - 4.00pm
Three Brooks Nature Conservation Group: Workday
Work to maintain the brooks and overhanging vegetation. 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 2nd April 2017

8.30am - 4.00pm
Severnside Ramblers' Walk: Tintern
An undulating route from Tintern Abbey, taking in Llandogo and Catbrook, with views of the Wye Valley. Some steep climbs. A walk of about 13 miles. Meet in the Blue Zone car park - a car-sharing scheme is operated. More info: http://bit.ly/ssramb
9.30am - 4.30pm
SCC Long Distance Bike Ride to Monmouth
A long ride to Monmouth. 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.
9.30am - 1.00pm
SCC Novice Bike Ride to Snuff Mills
A novice ride to Snuff Mills. 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.

Monday 3rd April 2017

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/
10.30am - 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
11.00am - 12.10pm
Stepping Forward Walk: Bradley Stoke Circuit
A 3.5 mile walk around the Three Brooks Nature Reserve with great views from the Tump. Meet outside the leisure centre. More info: http://bit.ly/sgcwalk or phone 01454 868006.

Tuesday 4th April 2017

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 5th April 2017

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
Bradley Stoke Senior Friends
Drop-in social club for the over-55s. Tea, chat and activities.

Thursday 6th April 2017

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 - 11.45am
Walking for Health: Bradley Stoke Reserve
A 2 mile walk around the Bradley Stoke Nature Reserve, visiting the lake. This walk is on some gravel paths. Drinks at café after the walk. Meet at bus stop in town square. More info: http://bit.ly/sgc-wfh or phone 01454 868006.
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
12.00pm - 2.00pm
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
4.15pm - 4.45pm
Spanish Rhyme Time
This group is suitable for babies, toddlers, children of Key Stage 1 age and any others who would like to pick up Spanish through singing fun children's songs! It is not a Spanish lesson as such, but children will pick up the language through repetition. More info: http://bit.ly/bs-spanish-rt

Friday 7th April 2017

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

Saturday 8th April 2017

10.30am - 12.30pm
Easter Crafts
FREE event at which we will be making Easter crafts and, weather permitting, holding our annual Easter bonnet parade. Organised by the Friends of Jubilee Green. More info: http://bit.ly/bs32fojg
2.30pm - 3.30pm
Chatterbooks Reading Group
Are you a keen reader aged 9-11? Come and join our Chatterbooks group. We read books, play games and do crafts. Please talk to a member of staff to register. More info: http://bit.ly/bslibr1

Sunday 9th April 2017

9.00am - 3.30pm
Severnside Ramblers' Walk: Worlebury Woods - Sand Bay
Taking in the Iron Age hill fort, Sand Bay and Kewstoke. A walk of about 10 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 Bitton
A short medium ride to Bitton with our Twinning friends. 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.
10.00am - 12.00pm
Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Hunt open to all primary-age school children and their families. Tickets cost £2.50 per child in advance (from the school office) or £3.50 on the day. Each child will receive an Easter Egg (or similar if allergies do not allow chocolate) for completing the hunt. An assortment of hot food and beverages will be available to buy on the day. More info: http://bit.ly/friends-bcps

Monday 10th April 2017

1.30pm - 3.30pm
Sew and So's
Patchwork and quilting group. If you are interested in joining our group, whether you are a beginner or experienced, please come along. More info: http://bit.ly/sewandsos
6.30pm - 8.30pm
Bristol 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. This month: Jo Hodge on Search Engine Optimisation. More info: http://bit.ly/bsbforum
7.00pm - 9.00pm
BSTC Leisure, Youth & Amenities Committee Meeting
The Leisure, Youth & Amenities Committee meets approx. six times a year and is responsible for, and promotes the Town Council policy on sports, leisure and recreational activities within or affecting the town. 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/bstclya

Tuesday 11th April 2017

9.00am - 3.00pm
Spring Fun Day
Petting farm, treasure trail (from 11am) and crafts. Another FREE Willow Brook event! More info: http://bit.ly/bs32wbc
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.
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: Keeping safe (local police). More info: 01454 617645; http://bit.ly/wibrtwg

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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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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 (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)
  • Spanish Rhyme Time at Bradley Stoke Library (Thursdays, term-time only, 4.15 – 4.45pm)
  • 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)
  • 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

Multi-day

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