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Find activities and events for the over 55's in Henleaze, Stoke Bishop & Westbury-on-Trym

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21 March 2017

Henleaze, Stoke Bishop & Westbury-on-Trym

Over 55's Fitness Class

Community Group Activity

At Crossfit Avon we run a specialist Seniors fitness class using functional movements to improve your strength, stamina and wellbeing. You are never too old to start. We are here to help you ensure your golden years are rich with vitality! Please call or email us to book a free 'Taster Session'

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 1:30pm
Cost: £5 per class
Venue: Crossfit Avon, Unit 15B, Merton Road, Bristol, BS7 8TL

For more information please call 07432 477 040 or email info@crossfit avon.com 

Westbury Walkers

Community Group Activity

Weekly walks designed to offer easy gentle walks to older people, particularly folk living alone. Local walks and other walks using free bus concessions. 

When: Tuesdays
Time: Meet 9:20am
Cost: FREE
Venue: Outside Co-op, Canford Lane, Westbury-on-Trym

For more information please call Jean on 0117 330 1194

St Wulstan Lunch Club

Community Group Activity

Come along and join other local people for the St Wulstan lunch club which takes place every week. 

When: Tuesdays
Time: 12:30 - 2pm
Cost: £3
Venue: Newman Hall, Grange Court Road, Henleaze

For more information please call June on 0117 962 9799

Bristol Playgoers Club

Community Group Activity

Enjoy a full and varied season of rehearsed play readings together with talks, outing and popular social events. Membership fee £30.

When: Alternating Tuesdays (call for dates)
Time: 7:30pm start
Cost: £5 per visitor
Venue: Newman Hall, Grange Hall Road, Henleaze

For more information please call Josephine on 0117 963 5410

Westbury-on-Trym Baptist Church Lunch Club

Community Group Activity

A delicious two-course meal in a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. We meet fortnightly. Booking is essential, so please call the Church Office. 

When: Tuesdays
Time: 12:30pm start
Cost: £4.50
Venue: Westbury-on-Trym Baptist Church, Reedley Road

For more information please call 0117 962 9990

Scottish Country Dancing

Community Group Activity

There is both a beginners and intermediate class. The beginners will teach you basic steps and formations, the intermediate builds these skills and holds a Friday Night Club and regular dances. 

When: Tuesdays
Time: 7:30 - 9:30pm
Cost: £3.50
Venue: Leonard Hall, THURC & St Peter's Church Hall

For more information please call Maggie on 01934 838175

Social Bridge (Chicago)

Community Group Activity

Established in 1979, this small group currently has around 20 members who play Chicago (and occasionally rubber) Bridge on a friendly basis. We cater for all levels of players. Refreshments included in cost.

When: Tuesdays
Time: 7:30 - 10:30pm
Cost: £2
Venue: Stoke Bishop Village Hall

For more information please call Chris on 0117 968 5640

Ladies Badminton

Community Group Activity

A small group of ladies who enjoy playing badminton without the competitive spirit of a club. A great sport that helps to keep you moving. 

When: Tuesdays
Time: 2 - 4pm
Cost: £2
Venue: Stoke Bishop Village Hall

For more information please call Joyce on 0117 962 3924

Keep Fit for Retired Men

Community Group Activity

Come along and join Sarah for a morning of keep fit. Try a variety of exercises, all done at your own pace.

When: Tuesdays
Time: 9:30 - 10:30am
Cost: Call for details
Venue: St Peter's Church Hall, Henleaze

For more information please call Sarah on 07917 541 309

Tai Chi-Sau

Community Group Activity

This is a completely new exercise based activity for seniors derived from Chinese Gongfu, promoting health, balance, coordination and relaxation. The system involves practicing controlled body movements, stepping sequences and paired partner exercises. Tai Chi-Sau is different to regular Tai Chi Chuan in that the movements cover a smaller area so it's easy to follow the instructor and attendees work together at times, which requires a greater degree of communication and social interaction. Anyone can join in at any time and attendees are encouraged to practice at their own level and pace.

When: Tuesdays 
Time: 10 - 10:45am
Cost: £5 per session
Venue: Westbury-on-Trym Methodist Church

For more inf ormation please contact Sifu Kee on 07969 426 514 or taichisau@gmail.com

DanceFit

Community Group Activity

A fun and varied dance exercise class to Latin, Swing, Rock n Roll, Soul, Disco and World Music! No need to book. Wear fitness clothes and trainers. 

When: Tuesday
Time: 12 - 1pm
Cost: £6 (£30 for 6 sessions)
Venue: St Peters Church Hall, Henleaze

For more information please call 0117 353 3042




 

Tai Chi

Involve Inspire Enjoy

Are you looking for gentle activity to keep your body and mind active? This is the class for you. Frank leadsthis relaxing and healthy session in a fun environment.


When: Tuesday
Time: 10-11 am
Cost: £3.50
Venue: Studland Court, Henleaze

For more information please contact 0117 353 3042

22 March 2017

Henleaze, Stoke Bishop & Westbury-on-Trym

Refresh Cafe

Community Group Activity

Delicious light lunches and cakes and a great selection of hot and cold drinks. Pop in for some refreshments and a chat, a warm welcome awaits you!

When: Wednesday and Thursdays
Time: 11:30am - 4:30pm
Cost: Variable
Venue: Westbury-on-Trym Baptist Church Front Foyer

For more information please call 0117 962 9990

Zumba Gold

Community Group Activity

Come along and try a fun, low impact dance fitness class inspired by dance steps and music from all over the world. Just bring a bottle of water and a sense of humour!

When: Wednesdays
Time: 5:30 - 6:25pm
Cost: £5
Venue: Westbury-on-Trym Village Hall

For more information please call Marie on 0117 963 4104



 

North West Bristol Camera Club

Community Group Activity

The NWBCC exists to promote photography in the Bristol area and beyond. They have links with and carry out work on behalf of many organisations. There are also regular activities, talks and slideshows. 

When: Wednesdays
Time: 7:30 - 9:45pm
Cost: £30 per year, £25 for seniors
Venue: Westbury Fields, Summerhill Conference Room, Cricket Lane

For more information please email NWBCC.org.uk

Instep - for Widow and Widowers

Community Group Activity

A social group who enjoy ballroom and sequence dancing plus other activities. New members always welcome with refreshments available. Annual fee of £8.

When: Wednesdays
Time: 8 - 10:30pm
Cost: £3 per week for members and £4 for visitors
Venue: Stoke Bishop Village Hall

For more information please call Wilma on 0117 962 8895 or Donna on 01275 832 676

Moves Fitness

Community Group Activity

A friendly, fun and effective exercise class to music for all ages and abilities. Everyone welcome to come along and give it a go. 

When: Wednesdays
Time: 10 - 11am
Cost: £4.50
Venue: St Peter's Church Hall, Henleaze

For more information please call Jane on 0117 968 1042

Yoga

Community Group Activity

Improve your mobility and general wellbeing. People of all ages find yoga helps with aches and pains associated with either work or leisure activities and helps them to relax. Booking is advisable.

When: Wednesdays
Time: 6:15 - 7:15pm
Cost: £8
Venue: Cranbrook Room, The Henleaze United Reform Church

For more information please call Sue on 0117 377 9638

Yoga

Community Group Activity

Different sessions throughout the week. Monday's session is for those wanting to develop strong flexible bodies at a pace to suit everyone. Wednesday's session covers basic yoga and Thursdays's focuses on stretching and relaxing for backs. 

When: Monday/Wednesdays/Thursdays
Time: 7:30pm/3:30pm/6:15pm
Cost: £40 for 5 sessions
Venue: Stoke Bishop Village Hall

For more information please call Sara Jo on 07789 552 052

Pilates

Community Group Activity

Pilates is a body conditioning method designed to build strength in core postural muscles. It can help to correct muscle imbalances, improve posture, muscle tone and flexibility.

When: Mondays and Wednesdays
Time: 9:30 - 10:30am, 10:30 - 11:30am, 6:30 - 7:30pm
Cost: £8 per session
Venue: Cranbrook Room, THURC

For more information please call Leanne on 07817 189 474

23 March 2017

Henleaze, Stoke Bishop & Westbury-on-Trym

Over 55's Fitness Class

Community Group Activity

At Crossfit Avon we run a specialist Seniors fitness class using functional movements to improve your strength, stamina and wellbeing. You are never too old to start. We are here to help you ensure your golden years are rich with vitality! Please call or email us to book a free 'Taster Session'

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 1:30pm
Cost: £5 per class
Venue: Crossfit Avon, Unit 15B, Merton Road, Bristol, BS7 8TL

For more information please call 07432 477 040 or email info@crossfit avon.com 

Carers Groups

Community Group Activity

A friendly supportive group for those caring for a relative or friend. 

When: 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month
Time: 10 - 12pm
Cost: FREE
Venue: The Coffee Bar, The Henleaze United Reform Church

For more information please call Monica on 0117 942 6095

Henleaze and District Flower Club

Community Group Activity

The 2nd Thursday of the month will see a professional demonstration, with practice classes on the 4th Thursday of the month. Everyone is welcome to join regardless of ability. 

When: 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month
Time: 2 - 4pm
Cost: £5 visitors, £36 annual fee
Venue: Bradbury Hall, The Henleaze United Reform Church

For more information please call Diane on 0117 962 2028

Westbury Art Club

Community Group Activity

The club provides an opportunity for its members to chill out and devote atleast a couple of hours to their hobby, enjoying the company of fellow artists. 

When: Thursdays
Time: 7 - 9pm
Cost: Call for details
Venue: Greenway Centre, Doncaster Road, Southmead

For more information please call 0117 962 9799

Refresh Cafe

Community Group Activity

Delicious light lunches and cakes and a great selection of hot and cold drinks. Pop in for some refreshments and a chat, a warm welcome awaits you!

When: Wednesday and Thursdays
Time: 11:30am - 4:30pm
Cost: Variable
Venue: Westbury-on-Trym Baptist Church Front Foyer

For more information please call 0117 962 9990

Scottish Country Dancing

Community Group Activity

Come along on your own, or with a partner or friend, for a fun, sociable and enlivening evening. Beginners class available.

When: Thursdays
Time: 7:30 - 9:30pm
Cost: £5.50
Venue: Oatley Hall, St Monica's, Westbury-on-Trym

For more information please call 01275 794 638

St Mary Magdalene Lunch Club

Community Group Activity

Come along and join other local people for the St Mary Magdalene Church Lunch Club which takes place every week. 

When: Thursdays
Time: 12:15pm start
Cost: £3.50
Venue: St Mary Magdalene Church Room, Stoke Bishop

For more information please call 0117 968 7449

Bridge for Improvers

Community Group Activity

Have you learnt the basic game of bridge and want to expand your knowledge of the game? Tuition by Robert Baker, Master Bridge Player. When he is not available we play and practice. Tuition costs £5.

When: Thursdays
Time: 2 - 4pm
Cost: £2 play
Venue: Stoke Bishop Village Hall

For more information please call Luba on 0117 968 2461

Westbury-on-Trym Probus Club

Community Group Activity

For semi and fully retired men who meet for lunch followed by guest speaker talks and programme of day visits. Cost includes lunch. 

When: Thursdays
Time: 12 midday
Cost: £10 join/annual fee. £15 per session
Venue: BAWA, Southmead Road

For more information please call Graham on 0117 968 4270

Westbury Friendly Club

Community Group Activity

As well as the normal activities of cards, scrabble, conversation and tea, we also have outings, talks and entertainment. Cost is £2 with transport included. 

When: Thursdays
Time: 2 - 4pm
Cost: £1
Venue: Westbury-on-Trym Methodist Church Hall

For more information please call Careta on 0117 962 9409

Henleaze Ladies Choir

Community Group Activity

How about joining an enthusiastic group who enjoy singing? We are a very friendly choir and as well as singing together we hold several social events during the year. New members welcome. 

When: Thursdays
Time: 1:45 - 3:45pm
Cost: £35 (3 times a year)
Venue: St Peter's Church Hall, Henleaze

For more information please call Jane on 0117 951 1430

Social Art Group

Community Group Activity

A group of amateur artists of mixed ability who enjoy each other's company and work on a self-help basis. Various media are used including pastels, oils and watercolours.

When: Thursdays
Time: 10 - 2pm
Cost: £1
Venue: Leonard Hall, THURC

For more information please call Mike on 0117 904 8916

Embroidery Club

Community Group Activity

An opportunity to embrodier with local people with tuition also available. Note the room is located up a steep set of stairs. 

When: Thursdays
Time: 8pm
Cost: £30 for 10 weeks
Venue: Westbury-on-Trym Village Hall

For more information please call Alexia on 0117 950 1743

Yoga

Community Group Activity

Different sessions throughout the week. Monday's session is for those wanting to develop strong flexible bodies at a pace to suit everyone. Wednesday's session covers basic yoga and Thursdays's focuses on stretching and relaxing for backs. 

When: Monday/Wednesdays/Thursdays
Time: 7:30pm/3:30pm/6:15pm
Cost: £40 for 5 sessions
Venue: Stoke Bishop Village Hall

For more information please call Sara Jo on 07789 552 052

24 March 2017

Henleaze, Stoke Bishop & Westbury-on-Trym

Tai Chi Movement for Wellbeing

Community Group Activity

It's good to move. This class is a sequence of gentle, harmonious movements that are simple to learn, suitable for all ages and may be practiced sitting or standing. 

When: Fridays
Time: 11 - 12pm
Cost: £64 for 8 weeks
Venue: Cranbrook Room, The Henleaze United Reform Church

For more information please call Jackie on 0117 942 4097

25 March 2017

Henleaze, Stoke Bishop & Westbury-on-Trym

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Henleaze, Stoke Bishop & Westbury-on-Trym

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27 March 2017

Henleaze, Stoke Bishop & Westbury-on-Trym

Yoga

Community Group Activity

Different sessions throughout the week. Monday's session is for those wanting to develop strong flexible bodies at a pace to suit everyone. Wednesday's session covers basic yoga and Thursdays's focuses on stretching and relaxing for backs. 

When: Monday/Wednesdays/Thursdays
Time: 7:30pm/3:30pm/6:15pm
Cost: £40 for 5 sessions
Venue: Stoke Bishop Village Hall

For more information please call Sara Jo on 07789 552 052

Pilates

Community Group Activity

Pilates is a body conditioning method designed to build strength in core postural muscles. It can help to correct muscle imbalances, improve posture, muscle tone and flexibility.

When: Mondays and Wednesdays
Time: 9:30 - 10:30am, 10:30 - 11:30am, 6:30 - 7:30pm
Cost: £8 per session
Venue: Cranbrook Room, THURC

For more information please call Leanne on 07817 189 474

Canford Bowling Club

Community Group Activity

If you are interested in playing, come along on Mondays to our practice evening. No previous experience necessary. Coaching given and one-to-one available. New members also welcome.

When: Mondays
Time: Start 5:45pm
Cost: FREE taster session, £90 per annum
Venue: The Green, Canford Park, Westbury-on-Trym

For more information please call Les on 0117 969 4532

Stoke Bishop Ladies Choir

Community Group Activity

If you enjoy singing come and join us! No auditions, we sing for fun. We run from September to Easter, holding a charity concert at the end of each term.

When: Mondays
Time: 1:45 - 4pm
Cost: £35 per term
Venue: Stoke Bishop Village Hall

For more information please call Carolyn on 0117 279 1409

Westbury Singers

Community Group Activity

We sing for pleasure and raise funds for charities. No auditions. Basses and Tenors are especially welcome. Come along and have a taster!

When: Mondays
Time: 7:30 - 9:30pm
Cost: Termly fee
Venue: Westbury Baptist Church, Reedley Road

For more information please call Sarah on 0117 974 1436

Excel Bridge Club

Community Group Activity

We have been meeting every Monday evening for over 20 years. A cheerful and social atmosphere awaits and we just play 24 boards, always finishing by 10:15pm. New players are always welcome.

When: Monday
Time: 7:15 - 10:15pm
Cost: £3.20
Venue: Stoke Bishop Village Hall

For more information please call Ralph on 01275 840006 

RHB Art Class

Community Group Activity

Drawing and painting classes from a model with Rachel Hemming Bray. An opportunity for everyone, whatever level of experience, ability or age, to make progress. Teaching, guidance and demonstrations. 

When: Mondays
Time: 9:15 - 1pm and 1:45 - 4:15pm
Cost: £26 per session
Venue: Leonard Room, THURC

For more information please call Rachel on 0117 926 5570

Line Dance

Community Group Activity

Come along and learn gentle Latin Dance in a friendly and fun class. No partner is necessary so what are you waiting for, give it a go. 

When: Monday
Time: 7:30 - 8:30pm
Cost: £36 (6 weeks)
Venue: Westbury-on-Trym Village Hall

For more information please call Cathy on 07785 797 904