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What's On

Find activities and events for the over 55's in Bedminster & Southville

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 - LinkAge and Macmillan Cancer Support are working together to support people affected by cancer. Our Taster Tokens are available for anyone affected by cancer to access up to 5 free LinkAge activities. To find out which activities are valid for the tokens, look out for the logo in our What's on Guide, posters and website. To find out more please call 0117 353 3042.

*ACTIVITY DETAILS ARE CORRECT AT THE TIME OF PRINT, PLEASE CALL TO CONFIRM DETAILS

 

13 October 2017

Bedminster & Southville

U3A

In Your Community

Over 100 small activity groups for retired people across Bristol with 12 in Bedminster area.  Something for everyone e.g., walking, art, history, languages, music, poetry, books and theatre.

When: Something most days
Time: Various

Cost: £20 per year covers almost all activities
Venue: Various

For further information please contact 0117 963 1032

Computer Cafe for Older People in BS3

In Your Community

Working to reduce isolation and loneliness in older people offering support and conversation in a safe, friendly, welcoming environment.  Pop along for a chat, cuppa, plus if wanted support with mobiles tablets and computers.

When: Fortnightly Monday at Mezzaluna and Friday at acta (phone to check dates)
Time: Mezzaluna 1.15pm - 3.15pm and acta 10.15am - 12.15pm

Cost: Free
Venue: Mezzaluna Cafe / acta Centre

For further information contact Ruth on 07429 268673 or lilacruthgreen@gmail.com

Golden Memories

In Your Community

Golden Memories uses the power of sport to bring all together, combining reminiscence sessions around sporting events, teams and stories, and light physical activity at an international standard bowls centre.

When: Friday
Time: 12.30pm -  3.30pm

Cost: Free
Venue: Bristol Indoor Bowls Centre, Ashton Vale, BS3 2TY

For further information contact Kris Tavender on 07766 446 572 or email ktavender@bristolrugbyco.uk

Clay Exploration

St Monica Trust and Bristol Ageing Better Activity

Clay will be used in different ways to build up a basic knowledge of the possibilities of this material. Individual and collaborative activities to create finished pieces from basic clay. 

When: Coming soon
Time: TBC
Cost: TBC
Venue: The Elephant House, 1 Dean Lane, Bedminster BS3 1BG

Please call 0117 305 2365 for further details 

Board Games Club

St Monica Trust Activity

LinkAge has a selection of board games and would like to start a board games club in a local cafe. We are looking for those potentially interested in being involved as well as a volunteer to help run the club.

When: COMING SOON
Time: TBC
Cost: FREE
Venue: TBC

For more information please call 0117 305 2365

Line Dancing

St Monica Trust Activity

Come and join this friendly dance class where we have fun welcoming complete beginners!  Open to all levels of ability and experience. 

When: Friday
Time: 1:30 - 2:30pm 
Cost: £3 or  valid
Venue: Southbank Club, Dean Lane, BS3 1DB

 

For more information please contact 0117 305 2365

Over 55's Cycling Group

Community Group Activity

Friendly, sociable group. Cycle rides around Bristol for those who would like to get back on their bikes, get fit and meet new people.  Around Bristol we run short rides and longer rides for those who fancy a challenge. www.lifecycleuk.org.uk/over-55s

When: Various
Time: Various
Cost: FREE
Venue: Various local rides


For further information please call Life Cycle on 0117 353 4580



Patchwork Gardening

Community Group Activity

Local group aiming to make neglected areas more attractive to residents and wildlife. http://bedminsterpatchwork.tumblr.com/

When: Various
Time: Various
Cost: FREE
Venue: Various 

For more information please call 0117 923 1039 or email bemmiepatchwork@gmail.com


Windmill Hill City Farm

Community Group Activity

Older people's group. Choose from a range of activities including trips out and enjoying the activities of the farm. Transport available.

When: See below
Time: Wednesday 1pm - 5pm and Friday 10am - 5pm
Cost: FREE
Venue: Windmill Hill City Farm, Philip Street, BS3 4EA 

For more information please contact 0117 963 3252

Art for Over 55's

St Monica Trust Activity

A chance to get creative with paints, develop your skills or learn a new one. A fun and friendly group taught by Jenny Mizel.  All skill levels welcome and all materials provided. Just turn up. 

When: Friday (term time only)
Time: 2:15 - 4:15pm
Cost: £5 
or  valid
Venue: Church Hall, Prewett Street, Redcliffe, BS1 6PB


For more information please call 0117 305 2365




Art Class

St Monica Trust Activity

Monica Wills House activity.  Arts and craft group working on projects. Open to LinkAge participants.

When: Friday (term time only)
Time: 10am - 12pm
When:  £2 or  valid
Venue: Monica Wills House, Cromwell Street, Bedminster, BS3 3NH             


For further information please call 0117 305 2365


New Age Kurling

St Monica Trust Activity

New Age Kurling can be played by all abilities.  It's a sport which does not require any physical fitness but exercises muscles you wouldn't normally use! 

When: Friday
Time: 11am - 12pm
Cost: £2 or  valid
Venue: The Elephant House, 1 Dean Street, BS3 1BG


For more information please contact 0117 305 2365

Bristol Indoor Bowls Club

Community Group Activity

Woods supplied. Coaching sessions available. Summer months open Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am - 4pm. Winter months open 7 days a week 9am - 9pm. Venue suitable for all to visit and play.


When: See above
Time: 12pm - 2pm          
Cost: £3.50 for 2 hours
Venue: Bowls Centre, South Liberty Lane, Bristol, BS3 2TY

For more information please call 0117 963 3460





14 October 2017

Bedminster & Southville

Over 55's Cycling Group

Community Group Activity

Friendly, sociable group. Cycle rides around Bristol for those who would like to get back on their bikes, get fit and meet new people.  Around Bristol we run short rides and longer rides for those who fancy a challenge. www.lifecycleuk.org.uk/over-55s

When: Various
Time: Various
Cost: FREE
Venue: Various local rides


For further information please call Life Cycle on 0117 353 4580



Patchwork Gardening

Community Group Activity

Local group aiming to make neglected areas more attractive to residents and wildlife. http://bedminsterpatchwork.tumblr.com/

When: Various
Time: Various
Cost: FREE
Venue: Various 

For more information please call 0117 923 1039 or email bemmiepatchwork@gmail.com


Bristol Indoor Bowls Club

Community Group Activity

Woods supplied. Coaching sessions available. Summer months open Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am - 4pm. Winter months open 7 days a week 9am - 9pm. Venue suitable for all to visit and play.


When: See above
Time: 12pm - 2pm          
Cost: £3.50 for 2 hours
Venue: Bowls Centre, South Liberty Lane, Bristol, BS3 2TY

For more information please call 0117 963 3460





15 October 2017

Bedminster & Southville

Over 55's Cycling Group

Community Group Activity

Friendly, sociable group. Cycle rides around Bristol for those who would like to get back on their bikes, get fit and meet new people.  Around Bristol we run short rides and longer rides for those who fancy a challenge. www.lifecycleuk.org.uk/over-55s

When: Various
Time: Various
Cost: FREE
Venue: Various local rides


For further information please call Life Cycle on 0117 353 4580



Patchwork Gardening

Community Group Activity

Local group aiming to make neglected areas more attractive to residents and wildlife. http://bedminsterpatchwork.tumblr.com/

When: Various
Time: Various
Cost: FREE
Venue: Various 

For more information please call 0117 923 1039 or email bemmiepatchwork@gmail.com


Bristol Indoor Bowls Club

Community Group Activity

Woods supplied. Coaching sessions available. Summer months open Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am - 4pm. Winter months open 7 days a week 9am - 9pm. Venue suitable for all to visit and play.


When: See above
Time: 12pm - 2pm          
Cost: £3.50 for 2 hours
Venue: Bowls Centre, South Liberty Lane, Bristol, BS3 2TY

For more information please call 0117 963 3460





16 October 2017

Bedminster & Southville

U3A

In Your Community

Over 100 small activity groups for retired people across Bristol with 12 in Bedminster area.  Something for everyone e.g., walking, art, history, languages, music, poetry, books and theatre.

When: Something most days
Time: Various

Cost: £20 per year covers almost all activities
Venue: Various

For further information please contact 0117 963 1032

Computer Cafe for Older People in BS3

In Your Community

Working to reduce isolation and loneliness in older people offering support and conversation in a safe, friendly, welcoming environment.  Pop along for a chat, cuppa, plus if wanted support with mobiles tablets and computers.

When: Fortnightly Monday at Mezzaluna and Friday at acta (phone to check dates)
Time: Mezzaluna 1.15pm - 3.15pm and acta 10.15am - 12.15pm

Cost: Free
Venue: Mezzaluna Cafe / acta Centre

For further information contact Ruth on 07429 268673 or lilacruthgreen@gmail.com

Clay Exploration

St Monica Trust and Bristol Ageing Better Activity

Clay will be used in different ways to build up a basic knowledge of the possibilities of this material. Individual and collaborative activities to create finished pieces from basic clay. 

When: Coming soon
Time: TBC
Cost: TBC
Venue: The Elephant House, 1 Dean Lane, Bedminster BS3 1BG

Please call 0117 305 2365 for further details 

Board Games Club

St Monica Trust Activity

LinkAge has a selection of board games and would like to start a board games club in a local cafe. We are looking for those potentially interested in being involved as well as a volunteer to help run the club.

When: COMING SOON
Time: TBC
Cost: FREE
Venue: TBC

For more information please call 0117 305 2365

Walking Rugby

St Monica Trust, Bristol Rugby and Bristol Sport Foundation Activity

A fully non-contact version of the classic game, played at walking pace - competitive team activity and fun for all abilities, run in partnership with the Bristol Sport Foundation and Bristol Rugby. 

When: Monday 
Time: 10 - 11am
Cost: £4, FREE to season ticket holders or  valid
Venue: Various venues in BS3 - phone for details

For further information please call Kris Tavender on 07766 446 572
 

 

Over 55's Cycling Group

Community Group Activity

Friendly, sociable group. Cycle rides around Bristol for those who would like to get back on their bikes, get fit and meet new people.  Around Bristol we run short rides and longer rides for those who fancy a challenge. www.lifecycleuk.org.uk/over-55s

When: Various
Time: Various
Cost: FREE
Venue: Various local rides


For further information please call Life Cycle on 0117 353 4580



Patchwork Gardening

Community Group Activity

Local group aiming to make neglected areas more attractive to residents and wildlife. http://bedminsterpatchwork.tumblr.com/

When: Various
Time: Various
Cost: FREE
Venue: Various 

For more information please call 0117 923 1039 or email bemmiepatchwork@gmail.com


Footcare

Community Group Activity

Footcare provided by qualified and experienced foot health practitioners. Please contact Debbie or Frances to book an appointment. 

When: Monday (call to confirm dates)
Time: 1.30 - 5.00pm
Cost: £12 nail cut and file / £18 nail cut, file and treatment
Venue: The Southville Centre, Beauley Road, Bristol, BS3 1QG

Buses: 11a, 24, 75, 76

For more information please call Debbie on 07874 227 479 or Frances on 0117 942 2144



Walking Group - Stroll 'n' Chat

St Monica Trust Activity

A friendly group who walk 3 miles on varied routes, local and further afield. For those who can walk an hour+. More details can be found in the walks programmes.

When: Monday and Alternating Thursdays/Fridays
Time: Usually starts at 10am
Cost: FREE

Venue: Various locations 

For more information and for a copy of the walks programme, please call 0117 305 2365

The Over 55's Cinema Club

St Monica Trust Activity

A weekly screening of films including subtitled and black and white films. 
Films showing in October are: 2nd Our Man Flint, 9th The Browning Version, 16th The Jolson Story, 23rd Dirty Harry, 30th Psycho.

When: Mondays
Time: 2pm doors open. 2.30pm film starts
Cost: £2 or 
 valid
Venue: Southbank Club, Dean Lane, BS3 1DB


For more information please contact 0117 305 2365

Keep Fit

Community Group Activity

Keep fit classes.  Everyone welcome.

When: Monday 
Time: 10am - 11.30am 
Cost: £4

Venue: St Francis Centre, North Street, Bedminster, BS3 2AN
Bus: 24

For more information please call Dorene on 0117 937 2280



Bristol Indoor Bowls Club

Community Group Activity

Woods supplied. Coaching sessions available. Summer months open Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am - 4pm. Winter months open 7 days a week 9am - 9pm. Venue suitable for all to visit and play.


When: See above
Time: 12pm - 2pm          
Cost: £3.50 for 2 hours
Venue: Bowls Centre, South Liberty Lane, Bristol, BS3 2TY

For more information please call 0117 963 3460





acta

Community Group Activity

Help Katie with a range of fun, free arts activities - story telling, visual arts and intergenerational workshops with schools - a range of outreach projects coming up - new members welcome.  Transport available.

When: Monday
Time: 2pm - 3.30pm
Cost:  FREE 
Venue: acta Centre, Gladstone Street, Bristol, BS3 3AY
Buses: 24, 25, 75, 76

For more information please call 0117 953 2448

www.acta-bristol.com




Memories of Bedminster

Community Group Activity

Local, active, social group with activities and guest speakers. Friendly warm atmosphere. all welcome. Please drop in and see us!

When: Monday
Time: 1.30 - 3.30pm 
Cost: £1.50 
Venue: South Bristol Christian Cente, Churchlands Road

For more information please call Barbara on 0117 949 5680 or Shirley on 01275 541 338

 

 

Monday Club

Community Group Activity

A wide range of activities for older people to choose from. Lunch and afternoon entertainment.

When: Monday (excluding bank holidays)
Time: 10.30am - 3.30pm
Cost: Costs vary - please contact Southville Centre
Venue: The Southville Centre, Beauley Road, Bristol, BS3 1QG
Buses: 11a, 24, 75, 76

For more information please call 0117 953 2448
www.southvillecentre.org.uk

 

17 October 2017

Bedminster & Southville

U3A

In Your Community

Over 100 small activity groups for retired people across Bristol with 12 in Bedminster area.  Something for everyone e.g., walking, art, history, languages, music, poetry, books and theatre.

When: Something most days
Time: Various

Cost: £20 per year covers almost all activities
Venue: Various

For further information please contact 0117 963 1032

Clay Exploration

St Monica Trust and Bristol Ageing Better Activity

Clay will be used in different ways to build up a basic knowledge of the possibilities of this material. Individual and collaborative activities to create finished pieces from basic clay. 

When: Coming soon
Time: TBC
Cost: TBC
Venue: The Elephant House, 1 Dean Lane, Bedminster BS3 1BG

Please call 0117 305 2365 for further details 

Board Games Club

St Monica Trust Activity

LinkAge has a selection of board games and would like to start a board games club in a local cafe. We are looking for those potentially interested in being involved as well as a volunteer to help run the club.

When: COMING SOON
Time: TBC
Cost: FREE
Venue: TBC

For more information please call 0117 305 2365

CLASS Group

Community Group Activity

Join our friendly, informal group to share your knowledge and research various topics. This year we are studying reminiscences of the 1950's, The Arts and Holidays.

When: Tuesday (term time only)
Time: 10am - 12pm 
Cost: £40 per term, plus donation for refreshments 
Venue: St Mary Redcliffe 6th Form School, BS1 6RB

For more information please contact Julie on 07552 218 199

Sporting Memories Group

Community Group Activity

The group will focus on people's memories of their own involvement in sport, how they have participated or supported local and national teams and how it has affected their lives.  There will be a facilitator at the group to welcome and assist, and we also have transport available. 5th & 19th September, 3rd & 17th October, 7th & 21st November and 5th & 19th December. 

When: Tuesday (bi-monthly)  
Time: 2pm - 4pm
Cost: Free
Venue: The Southville Centre, 1 Beauley Road, BS3 1QG 
Buses: 11a, 24, 75 & 76

For further information please contact Tim Clark on 0117 923 1039 or ops.enquiries@southvillecentre.org.uk 




Over 55's Cycling Group

Community Group Activity

Friendly, sociable group. Cycle rides around Bristol for those who would like to get back on their bikes, get fit and meet new people.  Around Bristol we run short rides and longer rides for those who fancy a challenge. www.lifecycleuk.org.uk/over-55s

When: Various
Time: Various
Cost: FREE
Venue: Various local rides


For further information please call Life Cycle on 0117 353 4580



Patchwork Gardening

Community Group Activity

Local group aiming to make neglected areas more attractive to residents and wildlife. http://bedminsterpatchwork.tumblr.com/

When: Various
Time: Various
Cost: FREE
Venue: Various 

For more information please call 0117 923 1039 or email bemmiepatchwork@gmail.com


Basketry

Community Group Activity

Action for Blind People. Basketry group aimed primarily at the blind and partially sighted.

When: Tuesday
Time: 2 - 4pm
Cost: £2
Venue: RNIB, Stillhouse Lane, Bristol, BS3 4EB


For more information please call 0117 953 7750




Walking Football

St Monica Trust and Bristol City Community Trust Activity

A slower version of football for over 55's. Separate beginner and intermediate sessions.Everyone welcome.  

When: Tuesday (term time only)                       
Time: 10:30 - 11:30am
Cost: £4
Venue: South Bristol Sports Centre, BS14 9EA


For more information please contact 0117 305 2365

Tai Chi

St Monica Trust Activity

Monica Wills House activity. Tai Chi for people with balance and mobility problems.  The class is not the full Tai Chi form and is mainly seated. Open to all.

When: Tuesday (term time only)
Time: 2 - 3pm
Cost: £2 or  valid
Venue: Monica Wills House, Cromwell Street, Bedminster, BS3 3NH

For further information please call 0117 305 2365


 

Ashton Silver Social

Community Group Activity

Drop in social group. Come along for a hot drink and a chat with likeminded people. Monthly fish and chips lunch and cookery activities to get involved with. Table tennis and pool facilities. 

When: Tuesday
Time: 11am - 1pm
Cost: FREE

Venue: Ashton Vale Youth Club, Silbury Road, Ashton, BS3 2QE
 

For more information please contact Julie on 07920 441 176




Bristol Indoor Bowls Club

Community Group Activity

Woods supplied. Coaching sessions available. Summer months open Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am - 4pm. Winter months open 7 days a week 9am - 9pm. Venue suitable for all to visit and play.


When: See above
Time: 12pm - 2pm          
Cost: £3.50 for 2 hours
Venue: Bowls Centre, South Liberty Lane, Bristol, BS3 2TY

For more information please call 0117 963 3460





Over 55's Footcare

St Monica Trust Activity

Non medical nail cutting service.  We cannot treat corns, in-growing toenails or verrucas.  Also offering 45 minute hand and foot package. Booking is essential.   

When: 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month
Time: 9am - 2.30pm
Cost: For nail cut and file feet £10 / hands £5

Venue: Monica Wills House, Cromwell Street, Bedminster, BS3 3NH

For more information and to book please contact 0117 305 2365

18 October 2017

Bedminster & Southville

Rowing

In Your Community

Come and have a go.  Beginners welcome!  Free refreshments available.  Bring a change of clothes.  Sessions run 6th September - 29th November 2017, recommencing 7th February 2018.  Booking essential.

When: Wednesday 
Time: 10am - 12pm
Cost: £7
Venue: Young Bristol Activity Centre, Pooles Wharf, BS84RU

For more information please contact 07734 335 878

Energise

Community Group Activity

Energise exercise classes are designed specifically for individuals who have been affected by cancer and whose quality of life can be maintaind or improved through taking part in regular, supervised exercise classes with cancer rehab specific qualified fitness instructors. 

When: Wednesdays
Time: 1:30 - 2:30pm 
Cost: Call for details
Venue: Horfield Leisure Centre

For more information please call 0117 353 2540

U3A

In Your Community

Over 100 small activity groups for retired people across Bristol with 12 in Bedminster area.  Something for everyone e.g., walking, art, history, languages, music, poetry, books and theatre.

When: Something most days
Time: Various

Cost: £20 per year covers almost all activities
Venue: Various

For further information please contact 0117 963 1032

Clay Exploration

St Monica Trust and Bristol Ageing Better Activity

Clay will be used in different ways to build up a basic knowledge of the possibilities of this material. Individual and collaborative activities to create finished pieces from basic clay. 

When: Coming soon
Time: TBC
Cost: TBC
Venue: The Elephant House, 1 Dean Lane, Bedminster BS3 1BG

Please call 0117 305 2365 for further details 

Board Games Club

St Monica Trust Activity

LinkAge has a selection of board games and would like to start a board games club in a local cafe. We are looking for those potentially interested in being involved as well as a volunteer to help run the club.

When: COMING SOON
Time: TBC
Cost: FREE
Venue: TBC

For more information please call 0117 305 2365

Zumba Gold

In Your Community

A fun, lower impact Zumba dance fitness class inspired by dances and music from all over the world. Wear comfortable clothes. 

When: Wednesdays
Time: 11 - 11:45am
Cost: £3 
Venue: United Reform Church, West Street, BS3 3PG

For more information please call 0117 305 2365

Age UK Bristol Footcare Clinics

Community Group Activity

For over 55's unable to cut their toenails and not recieving a cutting service fromt the NHS. For more information and to make an appointment, please call Age UK. 

When: Wednesdays 
Time: 9 - 11:30am
Cost: £15 for first appointment, £12 thereafter 
Venue: Granby House Clinic, West Street, BS3 3NU

For more information please call 0117 929 7537

Afternoon for People with Dementia and their Carers

Community Group Activity

Fun, interactive activity afternoons presented by Alive!  Sessions include music, poetry, reminiscence and exercise.  We can arrange local community transport if required.

When: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month 
Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Cost: £2 suggested donation
Venue: The Southville Centre, Beauley Road, BS3 1QG

Buses: 11a, 24, 75, 76

Please contact ops.enquiries@southvillecentre.org.uk

Over 55's Cycling Group

Community Group Activity

Friendly, sociable group. Cycle rides around Bristol for those who would like to get back on their bikes, get fit and meet new people.  Around Bristol we run short rides and longer rides for those who fancy a challenge. www.lifecycleuk.org.uk/over-55s

When: Various
Time: Various
Cost: FREE
Venue: Various local rides


For further information please call Life Cycle on 0117 353 4580



Patchwork Gardening

Community Group Activity

Local group aiming to make neglected areas more attractive to residents and wildlife. http://bedminsterpatchwork.tumblr.com/

When: Various
Time: Various
Cost: FREE
Venue: Various 

For more information please call 0117 923 1039 or email bemmiepatchwork@gmail.com


Windmill Hill City Farm

Community Group Activity

Older people's group. Choose from a range of activities including trips out and enjoying the activities of the farm. Transport available.

When: See below
Time: Wednesday 1pm - 5pm and Friday 10am - 5pm
Cost: FREE
Venue: Windmill Hill City Farm, Philip Street, BS3 4EA 

For more information please contact 0117 963 3252

acta Community Choir

Community Group Activity

A fantastic intergenerational group of local residents who are keen to encourage new people to come along and have a go.  All ages welcome.  No experience necessary.

When: Wednesday
Time: 6 - 7.30pm
Cost: FREE
Venue: Acta Centre, Gladstone Street, BS3 3AY  

For more information please call 0117 953 2448

Creative Writing

Community Group Activity

Creative writing for health and wellbeing. Class held weekly at Bedminster Library.

When: Wednesday 

Time: 2 - 4pm
Cost: Donation
Venue: Bedminster Library, Bedminster Parade, BS3 4AQ

For more information please call Rob Henley on 0117 972 8827


Information Session: Action for Blind People

Community Group Activity

RNIB and Action for Blind People coffee morning.

When: Wednesday
Time: 2pm - 4pm
Cost: 50p
Venue: RNIB Southwest, Stillhouse Lane, Bristol, BS3 4EB

Buses: 24, 75, 76

For more information please call 0117 953 7750


Bristol Indoor Bowls Club

Community Group Activity

Woods supplied. Coaching sessions available. Summer months open Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am - 4pm. Winter months open 7 days a week 9am - 9pm. Venue suitable for all to visit and play.


When: See above
Time: 12pm - 2pm          
Cost: £3.50 for 2 hours
Venue: Bowls Centre, South Liberty Lane, Bristol, BS3 2TY

For more information please call 0117 963 3460





Skittles

St Monica Trust Activity

Classic pub game played for fun.  Easy to learn, difficult to master and great fun for beginners and experts alike. Booking essential.

When: Wednesday
Time: 2pm

Cost: FREE 
Venue: The Ship Inn, Redcliff Hill/Pump Lane, Bristol, BS1 6PA  

For more information please contact 0117 305 2365   

Currently Full- Telephone to check availability

 
 

Bingo at St Francis

Community Group Activity

Just come along and play at this fun, friendly bingo club.  Everyone welcome. Costs will vary, tea and biscuits available.      
 

When: Wednesdays
Time: 1.30 - 3pm
Cost: 50p entry
Venue: St Francis Centre, St Francis Road, BS3 1JP

For more information please call Alison Haynes on 07443 452 448

19 October 2017

Bedminster & Southville

U3A

In Your Community

Over 100 small activity groups for retired people across Bristol with 12 in Bedminster area.  Something for everyone e.g., walking, art, history, languages, music, poetry, books and theatre.

When: Something most days
Time: Various

Cost: £20 per year covers almost all activities
Venue: Various

For further information please contact 0117 963 1032

Zumba Gold Toning

In Your Community

Combines the fun rhythms of Zumba Gold with use of light weight toning sticks to help prevent dramatic reduction in muscle mass and strength and prevent atrophy and sarcopenia.


When: Thursday
Time: 10.30am - 11.30am
Cost: £4 - £6 Depending on hire of sticks
Venue: United Reform Church, West Street, BS3 3PG

For more information please call Marie on 0117 963 4104 or visit www.bristoldancezumba.co.uk

Clay Exploration

St Monica Trust and Bristol Ageing Better Activity

Clay will be used in different ways to build up a basic knowledge of the possibilities of this material. Individual and collaborative activities to create finished pieces from basic clay. 

When: Coming soon
Time: TBC
Cost: TBC
Venue: The Elephant House, 1 Dean Lane, Bedminster BS3 1BG

Please call 0117 305 2365 for further details 

Zumba Gold in the Chair

St Monica Trust Activity

Monica Wills House activity. A great way for those with limited mobility to have some fun whilst keeping fit. Move as much or as little as you want to zesty music from around the world. Open to non-residents. 

When: Alternate Thursdays (call for dates)
Time: 4.30 - 5.30pm
Cost: £2 or  valid
Venue: Monica Wills House (Restaurant), BS3 3NH

For more information please call 0117 963 4104

Board Games Club

St Monica Trust Activity

LinkAge has a selection of board games and would like to start a board games club in a local cafe. We are looking for those potentially interested in being involved as well as a volunteer to help run the club.

When: COMING SOON
Time: TBC
Cost: FREE
Venue: TBC

For more information please call 0117 305 2365

Over 55's Mental Wellbeing Support Group

Community Group Activity

Mental health charity Changes, run a support group for mental wellbeing for those who would like support in managing depression, anxiety or other mental health problems. Not suitable for those suffering dementia or Alzheimer's. Confidential, non-judgemental and safe environment. Just turn up to take part, no booking necessary. 

When: Thursday 
Time: 3 - 5pm
Cost: Donation only
Venue: RNIB, Stillhouse Lane, Bedminster

For more information please contact Changes Bristol on 0117 941 1123

 

Over 55's Cycling Group

Community Group Activity

Friendly, sociable group. Cycle rides around Bristol for those who would like to get back on their bikes, get fit and meet new people.  Around Bristol we run short rides and longer rides for those who fancy a challenge. www.lifecycleuk.org.uk/over-55s

When: Various
Time: Various
Cost: FREE
Venue: Various local rides


For further information please call Life Cycle on 0117 353 4580



Patchwork Gardening

Community Group Activity

Local group aiming to make neglected areas more attractive to residents and wildlife. http://bedminsterpatchwork.tumblr.com/

When: Various
Time: Various
Cost: FREE
Venue: Various 

For more information please call 0117 923 1039 or email bemmiepatchwork@gmail.com


French for Beginners

St Monica Trust Activity

Monica Wills House activities. Friendly group exploring French language, food and culture. Open to LinkAge participants. 

When: Thursday (term time only)
Time: 10:45 - 11:45am
Cost: £2 or  valid
Venue: Monica Wills House, West Street, Bedminster, BS3 3NH


For more information please contact 0117 305 2365

 

 
 
 

Computer Courses

St Monica Trust Activity

6 week course, dates to be confirmed. Learn basic computer skills; using email and accessing services. We would like to say a special "Thank You" to Wilkos for funding our computer maintenance.

When: Thursday
Time: 2pm - 4pm
Cost: £15 per 6 week course  valid
Venue: Bedminster Library, Bedminster, BS3 4AQ
 

To book a place please call 0117 305 2365. Please note these courses become fully booked quickly, we can put your name on our waiting list if you are interested in attending. 



Coffee Morning (St Aldhelm's Church)

Community Group Activity

All welcome for tea, coffee and cake.

When: Thursday
Time: 10am - 12pm
Cost: Tea donation
Venue: St Aldhelm's Church, Chessel Street, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 
Buses: 24, 75, 76

For more information please call the Parish Office on 0117 963 9121

 

Bristol Indoor Bowls Club

Community Group Activity

Woods supplied. Coaching sessions available. Summer months open Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am - 4pm. Winter months open 7 days a week 9am - 9pm. Venue suitable for all to visit and play.


When: See above
Time: 12pm - 2pm          
Cost: £3.50 for 2 hours
Venue: Bowls Centre, South Liberty Lane, Bristol, BS3 2TY

For more information please call 0117 963 3460