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What's On

Find activities and events for the over 55's in Henbury & Brentry

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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.

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20 May 2017

Henbury & Brentry

Blaise Community Garden

In Your Community

 

We are a volunteer led community project, restoring the once hidden Victorian garden back to its former glory. Come along, have a wander, get involved, have a cuppa and be part of this exciting project.
 
When: Wednesday and Saturday 
Time: 10-2pm
Cost: FREE
Venue:  Blaise Castle House Museum, BS10 7QS 


For more information contact info@blaisecommunitygarden.org.uk

 

 

Bristol Older People's Forum

Community Group Activity

Open Forum meetings take place 8 times a year across Bristol.  Members also receive 3 newsletters throughout the year.


When: Varies

Time: Varies
Cost: FREE
Venue:  Varies


For further information please call 0117 927 9222

21 May 2017

Henbury & Brentry

Bristol Older People's Forum

Community Group Activity

Open Forum meetings take place 8 times a year across Bristol.  Members also receive 3 newsletters throughout the year.


When: Varies

Time: Varies
Cost: FREE
Venue:  Varies


For further information please call 0117 927 9222

22 May 2017

Henbury & Brentry

Henbury Chess Club

Community Group Activity

All levels of experience are welcome at this chess club, which takes place in the community room of Brookridge House on Mondays. Come and learn a new skill, or brush up on your old techniques. 

When: Monday
Time: 5 - 7pm
Cost: FREE
Venue: Brookridge House, Standfast Road, BS10 7HL

For more information please contact Armand on 0117 909 3773


 

Shopping Bus

Community Group Activity

Community minibus service providing door to door assisted shopping trips to Aldi on Crow Lane. Please call Adrian for more information about this service and to book your place.

When: Monday Mornings
Time: Call for Details
Cost: FREE, Donations Accepted 


For more information please contact Adrian on 0117 950 4431.
 

Bristol Older People's Forum

Community Group Activity

Open Forum meetings take place 8 times a year across Bristol.  Members also receive 3 newsletters throughout the year.


When: Varies

Time: Varies
Cost: FREE
Venue:  Varies


For further information please call 0117 927 9222

EXTEND - Movement to Music

Community Group Activity

Join our friendly and fun exercise session.  Increase your mobility, strength, balance and co-ordination. All abilities are welcome.

When: Monday
Time: 9.45-10.45am 
Cost: £4
Venue: Scout Hut, Tranmere Avenue, Brentry   

 

When: Monday
Time: 11.30-12.30pm 
Cost: Call for details
Venue: New Brunswick United Reformed Church, Southmead


For more information please contact Gill on 01275 877 131 

Getting to Know You

Community Group Activity

Come and join us for entertainment, food and friendship. An opportunity to connect older community members with Henbury students.
Term time only. Transportation can be provided. 

When: Last Monday of the Month

Time: 3-5pm
Cost: FREE
Venue: Henbury School, Station Road, Henbury, BS10 7QH


For more information please contact Adrian on 0117 9504431 or 07970437799.
 

New Age Kurling

Bristol Charities Activity

A sport that can be played by all abilities. The game doesn't require any physical fitness, but exercises muscles you wouldn't normally use. So come and join the fun!

WhenMonday
Time: 2:30 - 3:45pm
Cost: £1.50 or  valid
Venue: United Reformed Church (Henbury),  BS10 7JA

For more information please call Freya on 07584 279 487



 

 

23 May 2017

Henbury & Brentry

Ballroom Dance

Bristol Charities Activity

Learn to waltz, quick step, fox trot and social dance with Barrie, our friendly tutor. All levels of experience are welcome and a partner is not required. Come and try your first class for free!

When: Tuesday
Time: 11 - 12pm
Cost: £3 (1st session is FREE!) or  valid
Venue: Henbury and Brentry Community Centre, BS10 7HG

For more information please call Freya on 07584 279 487

Tai Chi

Bristol Charities Activity

Looking for a gentle activity to keep your mind and body active? Tai Chi could be just for you. Beginners are welcome at this relaxed and friendly session. Give it a go as part of your weekly exercise. 

When: Tuesday
Time: 12:30 - 1:30pm
Cost: £4 (first session is FREE!) or  valid
Venue: United Reformed Church, BS10 7JA

For more information please call 07584 279 487

Bristol Older People's Forum

Community Group Activity

Open Forum meetings take place 8 times a year across Bristol.  Members also receive 3 newsletters throughout the year.


When: Varies

Time: Varies
Cost: FREE
Venue:  Varies


For further information please call 0117 927 9222

Young at Heart - Swim for Over 50's

Community Group Activity

These sessions are for adults aged 50+, who would like to come along and swim socially or in a lane that is provided. 

When: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Time: 3-4pm
Cost: 
£2.30 concession 
Venue:  Henbury Leisure Centre, Avonmouth Way, Henbury, BS10 7NG

For more information please contact 0117 353 2555

Forever Fit

Community Group Activity

A fun, low intensity, low impact session for older adults who want to work their heart, muscles and increase flexibility, all in one easy to follow class. 

When: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 2pm on Tuesday and 11am on Thursday
Cost: £4.70 Concession 
Venue:  Henbury Leisure Centre, Avonmouth Way, Henbury, 
BS10 7NG

For more information please contact 0117 353 2555

Welcome Club

Community Group Activity

Meet new people and have a chat over tea or coffee. First and last Tuesday of the month is Bingo, with various forms of entertainment on the other weeks. Day trips are held throughout the year. 

When: Tuesday
Time: 2.30-4pm
Cost: £1.25
Venue: United Reformed Church, BS10 7JA

 
For more information please contact Edna on 0117 950 7193 

24 May 2017

Henbury & Brentry

Blaise Community Garden

In Your Community

 

We are a volunteer led community project, restoring the once hidden Victorian garden back to its former glory. Come along, have a wander, get involved, have a cuppa and be part of this exciting project.
 
When: Wednesday and Saturday 
Time: 10-2pm
Cost: FREE
Venue:  Blaise Castle House Museum, BS10 7QS 


For more information contact info@blaisecommunitygarden.org.uk

 

 

Henbury Art Club

In Your Community

 

At this friendly self-help art group everyone is supported and encouraged to develop their artwork, using watercolours, oils, pencils and acrylics.
 
When: Wednesday 
Time: 11-1pm

Cost: Call for details
Venue: Southmead Library, Southmead, BS10 6AS 

  

For more information please contact Gill on 0117 947 0797 

 

Bristol Older People's Forum

Community Group Activity

Open Forum meetings take place 8 times a year across Bristol.  Members also receive 3 newsletters throughout the year.


When: Varies

Time: Varies
Cost: FREE
Venue:  Varies


For further information please call 0117 927 9222

Young at Heart - Swim for Over 50's

Community Group Activity

These sessions are for adults aged 50+, who would like to come along and swim socially or in a lane that is provided. 

When: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Time: 3-4pm
Cost: 
£2.30 concession 
Venue:  Henbury Leisure Centre, Avonmouth Way, Henbury, BS10 7NG

For more information please contact 0117 353 2555

Emmanuel Coffee Morning

Community Group Activity

Come along and join us at our weekly coffee morning, have a chat with friends or meet new people. Refreshments are available at a low cost, so drop in. 

When: Wednesday
Time: 10-12pm
Cost: FREE
Venue: Emmanuel Chapel, Satchfield Crescent, Henbury, BS10 7BN


For more information please contact on 0117 950 1951 

Community Art Group

In The Community


Art teachers are on hand to support and guide you in a variety of art activities including printing, sketching and painting. Open to all abilities. 

When: Wednesday - Term-time only
Time: 4-5:30pm
Cost: FREE
Venue: Henbury School, Station Road, Henbury
  

For more information please contact 0117 903 0100

 
 

Line Dancing

Bristol Charities Activity

Have fun and get active following step by step instructions from tutor Christine, and get clapping and kicking along to the music.
 

When: Wednesday
Time: 2:30 - 3:30pm
Cost: £4 or  valid
Venue: Henbury and Brentry Community Centre, BS10 7HG
 
For more information please contact Freya on 07584 279 487



25 May 2017

Henbury & Brentry

Ping Pong

Bristol Charities Activity

Get fit and have fun playing ping pong with this light-hearted group. All levels of experience are welcome, so come and give ping pong a try! Refreshments included.

When: Thursday
Time: 2 - 3pm
Cost: £2.50 or 
  valid
Venue: United Reformed Church, BS10 7JA

For more information please call Freya on 07584 279 487


 

Bristol Older People's Forum

Community Group Activity

Open Forum meetings take place 8 times a year across Bristol.  Members also receive 3 newsletters throughout the year.


When: Varies

Time: Varies
Cost: FREE
Venue:  Varies


For further information please call 0117 927 9222

Henbury Walking Group

Community Group Activity

Henbury Walking Group helps you to exercise easily, visit areas that you might not have been to before and be amongst friends. Join Ron and other walk leaders for an enjoyable walk. 

When: Thursday
Time: Meet at 9.20am 
Cost: FREE
Venue: Bus Stop outside Brookridge House, Henbury


For more information please contact Ron on 0117 377 6247

Forever Fit

Community Group Activity

A fun, low intensity, low impact session for older adults who want to work their heart, muscles and increase flexibility, all in one easy to follow class. 

When: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 2pm on Tuesday and 11am on Thursday
Cost: £4.70 Concession 
Venue:  Henbury Leisure Centre, Avonmouth Way, Henbury, 
BS10 7NG

For more information please contact 0117 353 2555

26 May 2017

Henbury & Brentry

Soup Club

Bristol Charities Activity

Join us for lunch every Friday and meet new people whilst enjoying a delicious bowl of warm soup and a roll.

When: Friday
Time: 12 - 1pm
Cost: £2 
Venue: Henbury and Brentry Community CentreBS10 7HG

For more information please contact Freya on 07584 279 487


Henbury Reading Club

Community Group Activity

Did you enjoy the last book you read? Whether you couldn't put it down or couldn't stand it, your thoughts are welcome at this informal, friendly reading group. 

When: Last Friday of the month
Time: 11 -12pm
Cost: FREE
Venue: Henbury Library, Crow Lane, Henbury 

For more information please contact 0117 903 8522

Bristol Older People's Forum

Community Group Activity

Open Forum meetings take place 8 times a year across Bristol.  Members also receive 3 newsletters throughout the year.


When: Varies

Time: Varies
Cost: FREE
Venue:  Varies


For further information please call 0117 927 9222

Natterbox

Community Group Activity

A relaxed, warm and inviting morning to catch up with friends and make new ones over fresh coffee and homemade cakes. Transport from your home is available. Term time only. 

When: Friday
Time: 10.30-12pm 
Cost: £1.50
Venue: Scout Hut, Tranmere Avenue, Brentry   


For more information please contact Sarah on 07758 823959  

Young at Heart - Swim for Over 50's

Community Group Activity

These sessions are for adults aged 50+, who would like to come along and swim socially or in a lane that is provided. 

When: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Time: 3-4pm
Cost: 
£2.30 concession 
Venue:  Henbury Leisure Centre, Avonmouth Way, Henbury, BS10 7NG

For more information please contact 0117 353 2555

Art Group

Bristol Charities Activity

Come along to our friendly peer–led art group, it doesn’t matter what level you’re at or what experience you’ve had – join in the creative fun! Refreshments included. 

When: Friday
Time: 10:30 - 12pm
Cost: £2.50 or  valid
Venue: Henbury and Brentry Community Centre, BS10 7HG


For more information please contact Freya on 07584 279 487