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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 23rd July 2019

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 24th July 2019

10.00am - 12.30pm
Café Church
Community cafe with drinks and light snacks at reasonable prices. Small soft play area and toys to keep the children occupied. More info: http://bit.ly/cafe-church-fb
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 25th July 2019

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
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 26th July 2019

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
10.00am - 12.30pm
Café Church
Community café with drinks and light snacks at reasonable prices. Small soft play area and toys to keep the children occupied. More info: http://bit.ly/cafe-church-fb

Saturday 27th July 2019

8.30am - 2.00pm
Scratch Code 4 Kids
Volunteer-led physical computing STEM-based code club for children in KS1 and KS2. Hourly sessions starting 8.30am, 9.30am and 10.30am, followed by an open session until 2pm. Lessons are free but the organisers request a donation of £8 per month per member to cover room hire. Booking is essential via scratch.code4kids@gmail.com More info: https://code4-kids.com
11.00am - 3.00pm
Family Fun Day
Everyone’s welcome to join our FREE event and enjoy a whole host of family fun. Pony rides, face painting, giant inflatable games, entertainment, market stalls, arts & crafts, ice cream and refreshments. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/sgrv-fb or call 0117 440 3026.

Sunday 28th July 2019

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

Monday 29th July 2019

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 - 12.30pm
Café Church
Community cafe with drinks and light snacks at reasonable prices. Small soft play area and toys to keep the children occupied. More info: http://bit.ly/cafe-church-fb
10.30am - 11.30am
Alien Invasion
Look out, the aliens are about! Fun drop-in craft activity suitable for children aged 4 to 11 years. Organised as part of 'Space Chase', the Summer Reading Challenge for 2019. Adult supervision required. More info: http://bit.ly/bslibr1

Tuesday 30th July 2019

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 31st July 2019

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
10.00am - 12.30pm
Café Church
Community cafe with drinks and light snacks at reasonable prices. Small soft play area and toys to keep the children occupied. More info: http://bit.ly/cafe-church-fb
2.00pm - 3.30pm
Bradley Stoke Senior Friends
Drop-in social club for the over-55s. Tea, chat and activities.

Thursday 1st August 2019

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
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 2nd August 2019

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
10.00am - 12.30pm
Café Church
Community café with drinks and light snacks at reasonable prices. Small soft play area and toys to keep the children occupied. More info: http://bit.ly/cafe-church-fb

Saturday 3rd August 2019

8.30am - 2.00pm
Scratch Code 4 Kids
Volunteer-led physical computing STEM-based code club for children in KS1 and KS2. Hourly sessions starting 8.30am, 9.30am and 10.30am, followed by an open session until 2pm. Lessons are free but the organisers request a donation of £8 per month per member to cover room hire. Booking is essential via scratch.code4kids@gmail.com More info: https://code4-kids.com
10.00am - 4.00pm
Three Brooks Nature Conservation Group: Workday
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
10.30am - 8.00pm
South Gloucestershire Show
A celebration of life in South Gloucestershire and a showcase for lifestyle and leisure in and around the "county". Attractions include: main arena events, music festival, classic car show, food festival, livestock area, country fair, craft market and cycling show. More info: http://www.southglosshow.co.uk/ or phone 01454 222959

Sunday 4th August 2019

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
10.30am - 8.00pm
South Gloucestershire Show
A celebration of life in South Gloucestershire and a showcase for lifestyle and leisure in and around the "county". Attractions include: main arena events, music festival, classic car show, food festival, livestock area, country fair, craft market and cycling show. More info: http://www.southglosshow.co.uk/ or phone 01454 222959

Monday 5th August 2019

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 - 12.30pm
Café Church
Community cafe with drinks and light snacks at reasonable prices. Small soft play area and toys to keep the children occupied. More info: http://bit.ly/cafe-church-fb
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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)
  • Trinity Tots Toddler Group at Holy Trinity Church (Mondays, term-time only, 9:30am-11:30am). More info: 01454 620975 (church office)
  • 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 10.45 – 11.15am, term-time only)
  • Bright Sparks Toddler Group at Bright Sparks Pre-School, Stoke Lodge (Mondays, term-time only, 1pm-3pm)
  • 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.
  • Bradley Stoke Breastfeeding Support (formerly BOBBS) at Bradley Stoke Children’s Centre, Bowsland Green Primary School (Thursdays 1pm – 2:30pm, term-time only)
  • 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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