What's On May 2018


Am/pm Star Jumpers-Pre-school gym classes, village hall, contact Steve Denny 0117 9570009

10.30—11.30, Coffee Drop-In session—village hall, Free tea or coffee, contact Kevin Donaghy 0117 9575418

10.00—12.00, Knit & Natter—Knitting Group, Village Hall. Tel 01454 862182

10.00—11.45, and 13.45-14.45, Diddi Dance—Preschool dance class, Village Hall  contact Emily Norman 07850 983821

13.30 -14.20 Debutots, children’s story group, contact  Geri McKenna, 0117 3257801

16.15 -17.15 Ballet, tap and modern dance contact  Kathy Plaster, 0117 9655660

18.00—21.00, Wrestling Tuition - for children & adults, Village Hall contact David Sharp 07825 298823

19.30—21.00 The Daisy Foundation—Antenatal class Village Hall,  Carrie Cherrington 07752 467535

20.00—21.00 Pilates Village Hall, contact Miriam Roberts 07889 243998

19.00 – 20.00 Flow Yoga, Village Hall, Hayley McAlinden 07748 452956

 Zumba Fitness with Sam & Karen, 7-8pm, Downend School

Phoenix Wind Band (20+ concert level players). Emersons Green Library, 7.30-9.30 p.m. Varied, challenging, will appeal to Grade 6 players or above. Call Keith 0117 9049125, e-mail phoenixwindband@hotmail.com. 

Royal Naval Association, South Glos branch. Downend Cricket Cub, 7.30pm for 8pm 2nd Monday of every month. Call Bob Walker 0117 9567617.

Social badminton. Kingswood Leisure Centre, 2-4pm, intermediate level. 

• Drop in art group, Page Hall, Page Road, Staple Hill (please use side entrance), every Monday, 10am-12.30pm.  No tuition. A friendly welcome guaranteed. Call Judith on 0117 957 0327.

Indoor short mat bowls at Pucklechurch Community Centre. Established and beginners welcome. Bowls provided. Sessions Sunday afternoon, Monday and Wednesday evenings. Contact Roger Payne 0117 937 3653.

4-8pm Ages 3 -15yrs Hip Hop classes, RedX Dance, Staple Hill, 07722 128159

18:30-19:30 Pilates Christ Church Hall, Downend. Kerry 07919 051019

•19:35 – 20:35 Flow Yoga Christ Church Hall, Downend. Kerry 07919 051019


Morning Jo Jingles—music for babies & young children. Village Hall, Tracy Bees 077139 43666

•Am/pm Star Jumpers—Pre-school gym classes, Village Hall, contact Steve Denny 0117 9570009

10.00—11.00, Pilates, Village Hall, contact Emma Hunter 07787 563775

10.30--11.40, Sing & Sign-Baby signing class, Village Hall, contact Katherine Amor 07594 460448

12.00-13.00  Book club for carers, Stacey Vallis 0117 9652200

13.15-14.45 Health Visitor Drop in Clinic, Village Hall – contact Sirona Care & Health on 01225 831511

Afternoon/Evening, Ballet, Tap & Modern Dance—for children & Adults, Village Hall, contact Kathy Plaster 0117 9655660

19.15—21.00, Downend Art Club—for adults, Village Hall, contact Steve Wheeler 07928 799835

18.30-19.30, Weight Watchers Village Hall, contact 0345 345 1500

19.30—20.30 Boogie Bounce—Fitness class for adults, Village Hall, contact Claire Boon 07805 360411

20.00—20.55, Emersons Green Community Choir—For adults, Village Hall, contact Rachael Hunt 07908 211174

Downend Camera Club. 7.45-10pm, Assembly Hall, Salisbury Road, BS16 5RA. All abilities and interests catered for but beginners particularly welcome.

Pucklechurch Handbell Ringers meet from 7-8pm, termtime only.You don’t need to be able to read music. Call Marion on 0117-9373528. We welcome all ages but  to join in our activities, we would prefer members to be over 16.

4-8pm Ages 8 -25 yrs Hip Hop & Contemporary dance classes, RedX Dance, Staple Hill, 07722 128159


Pucklechurch Folk Dance club. English Folk Dancing Club that meets alternate Tuesdays, 7.45pm to 10-15pm. Pucklechurch Community Centre. All ages and abilities are welcome .Contact details, Von 0117 937 2818  

Meditation group, Soundwell Road Spiritual church, Staple Hill. Every Tuesday 7.30pm to 9.30pm. All welcome, details 01454 320179 or soundwellroadchurch@yahoo.co.uk

Willow Ladies Club Downend, meet the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 10am-11.30am at the Assembly Rooms, Salisbury Road, Downend. Guest speakers, outings, new members welcome for ladies of any age.



Flower Arranging – Downend Folk House, Lincombe Barn, Overndale Road, 7.30 p.m. every 1st and 3rd Wednesday, September – May.  All levels welcome.  Call Isabel 0117-9568504

PIYO (Mixture of Pilates and Yoga) – Contact Caroline Aqui on 07946 201923

Am/pm Music with Mummy - pre-school music group, Village Hall, contact Debra Denny 0117 9574443

10.00—11.30 Rainbow Tots—Parent & Toddler Group, Village Hall, contact Kevin Donaghy 0117 9575418

10.00—11.25 Book Club, Village Hall, contact Diane Roberts 0117 9566963, Monthly

• Am/pm, Baby Sensory—Early Learning for Babies, Village Hall, contact Gemma Irwin-Porter bristoleast@babysensory.co.uk

13.45— 14.30, Diddi Dance, pre-school dance class, village hall, Emily Norman, 07850 983821

13.30— 15.30, Bingo—Win Prizes, Village Hall Tel 01454 862182 Fortnightly

16.00—19.00, Affordable Theatre Company -Children’s Theatre Group, Village Hall, Sarah Haworth 07496 550534

6-6.50pm  All Boys Ages 7 -15 yrs Hip Hop classes, RedX Dance, Staple Hill, 07722 128159

17.30—19.30 T.A.G.B. Tae Kwon Do, Village Hall, Lee David Newman Tel. 07795 467262

18.00—2100 Pilates, Village Hall, contact Emma Hunter 07787 563775

19.00—20.00, Flow Yoga Village Hall, contact Hayley McAlinden 07748 452956

20.00—21.00 Zumba—Dance Fitness Village Hall, Amy Millard 07971 901686

Diamond fellowship at Fishponds Baptist Church hall, Downend Road, 10.30am. Open to everyone, first and third Wednesdays every month. Contact 0117 9653421.

10:30 – 11:30 Pilates Christ Church Hall, Downend. Kerry 07919 051019

19:00-20:00 Pilates Pomphrey Hill, Mangotsfield. Kerry 07919 051019

Frenchay Folk Dance Club meets alternate Wednesdays for English and American country dancing.7.45 - 10.45 at Frenchay Village Hall. All dances are explained and walked through before dancing to live music. New dancers of all abilities always welcome. Call 0117 9868534.


09.30-10.30, Weight Watchers Village Hall, Sarah Hills 07837 096297

Am/pm, Baby Sensory—Early Learning for Babies, Village Hall, contact Gemma Irwin-Porter bristoleast@babysensory.co.uk

Am, Mini Professors, science for pre-school children, Emily Hellewell, 07848 930513

10.00-11.00, Tai Chi, Village Hall, Donna Bull, 07749 375100

11.15—12.15, Diddi Dance—Preschool dance class Village Hall, Emily Norman 07850 983821

11.30—15.00 Senior Citizens Social Club Village Hall, 01454 862182, Monthly

12.45—13.45 Ballet & Modern Dance for Children Village Hall, contact Kathy Plaster 0117 9655660

14.00—16.30 Whist Club—Card game group for all abilities. Village Hall, Contact Pat Weymouth 0117 3732017

16.00—18.30. 3D Street Dancing—for ages 8—13 yrs Village Hall, Louise Hopton 07754 039059

17.30—18.30, Emersons Green Rainbows Village Hall, Lindsey Naldrett 078755 47434

18.30—19.30, Legs, bums and tums fitness class, Caroline Aqui, 07946 201923

18.45—20:00, Qi Gong class every Thursday evening from 6:45pm to 8pm at Emersons Green village hall, cost £5. for further details email: donna@lotusneigongbristol.co.uk or call 07968 158918

19.00-21,00, Spanish language sessions, village hall, Fabiola Doano, 07960 426326 

From 7pm Emersons Green Town Council Monthly Meetings. Village Hall, Contact Clerk 01454 862180. Monthly

19.30— 21.15, Beechmere Belles  W.I. Evening Group, Village Hall, contact Katie Bateman 07800 981777. Monthly

19.30—21.00 Real Fitness with Sarah—Fitness class Village Hall, Sarah Buscemi 07975 943589

20.00—21.15 Karate—for adults Village Hall, Allan Harris 01179 323249

4.15-7pm Competition Crew Ages 7- 18 yrs Hip Hop classes, RedX Dance, Staple Hill, 07722 128159

  Zumba Fitness with Sam & Karen, 6.45-7.45pm Christchurch Infant School

Hatha Flow Yoga, gentle and nurturing. Pomphrey Hill Sports Pavillon. 10.45 - 11.45 am. All levels, ideal for beginners. Contact Yolanda 07982418847 or email at hola@yogawithyolanda.me


9.35 -10.25 Debutots, children’s story group, contact  Geri McKenna, 0117 3257801

10.00—11.30,  Rainbow tots, parent and toddler group, village hall, Kevin Donaghy 0117 9575418

10.45—12.00 Pilates , village hall, Karen Mayor, 07946 201923

morning, Hartbeeps, music and sensory for under 5s, Liz Smale, 07985 935662,  Village Hall, 

S13.15-14.45, Splatt Messy Play, baby and toddler group,  Contact Lynsey Abbott on 07713 480102

PIYO (Mixture of Pilates and Yoga) – Contact Caroline Aqui on 07946 201923

African Dance – Contact Florence Allen on 07474 896271

4.10-8pm Ages 6-18 yrs Hip Hop & Contemporary dance classes, RedX Dance, Staple Hill, 07722 128159

13.30—14.30, Over 50s Keep-Fit—gentle exercise. Village Hall, Louise Hopton 07754 039059

•13.30—16.00. Positive Steps— Adult Support Group Village Hall, Tim Dunton 01225 287431

14.00 –16.00 W.I Daytime Group Village Hall, Edith Anderson 0117 9573422 Monthly

18.00—19.15 GKR Karate Village Hall, Mark Woods 07951 947280

  Zumba Fitness with Karen, 9.15-10.15am, Winterbourne Community Centre  

  Zumba Gold with Karen, 10.30-11.15am, Winterbourne Community Centre

  7-9.30pm Kingswood Photographic Society, St Barnabas Church Hall, Church Avenue, Warmley, BS30 5JJ, welcomes and supports all levels of experience including beginners.

  Kingswood Probus Club, Warmley Community Centre, Deanery Road, Warmley, second, fourth and fifth Thursdays www.kingswoodprobus.co.uk

• Spiritual healing at Soundwell Road church Staple Hill every Friday 7pm -8pm. Free entry. Details 01454 320179


Theatre Group – Contact Sarah Howarth on 07496 550534

11.00—14.30. Worldwide Church of God Service, Village Hall, Barry Davies 0117 9676054

From 12pm T.A.G.B. Tae Kwon Do Village Hall, Lee David Newman 07795 467262


10.30—11.45, Emersons Green Baptist Church Service, Village Hall, Kevin Donaghy. 0117 9575418

7.15pm Pucklechurch village badminton club meet in Pucklechurch village hall w members alway welcome.

Servicesat St Thomas a Becket, Pucklechurch - 1st Sunday in month 8.30am, Holy Communion said; 10am, Cafe Church; 2nd/3rd/4th Sunday 10am, Family Communion 

•Soundwell Road Spiritual church Staple Hill, Sunday service 6.30pm to 7.45pm. Doors open 6pm, all welcome. 01454 320179 or soundwellroadchurch@yahoo.co.uk

The Village Church meets every Sunday morning, 10.30am -11.45am,  at Mangotsfield Primary School, Emersons Green. Informal. Lots of families. All welcome!
nShortwood Methodist Church worship, 2.45pm, all welcome

St James Church, Mangotsfield. 8am weekly Holy Communion. 10.30am Ist Sunday: All-Age Worship; 2nd: Morning Worship; 3rd & 4th: Communion; 5th: Healing / Worship