Events

Saturday 18th August, Healthy Living Centre, 11am-3pm – Fairy Festival. Free family fun. Best-dressed fairy competition. See you there!

Tuesday 4th September, Sub-Station, 4-5pm – Lantern Parade Club. Come along and help us get ready for this year’s Lantern Parade. Email madhatterkath@gmail.com or just turn up.

Saturday 13th October – Community Lantern Parade. This year’s theme is Blue Planet. We need helpers and fundraisers! Click here for more info.

REGULAR EVENTS

Every Monday in term-time, 10.30-11.30am, For All Healthy Living Centre – Bournville Community Choir. Friendly, fun and open to all abilities.

Every Monday until 12th February, Sub-Station, 10.00am-12.00pm – Create Together. Therapeutic Art & Craft Group. £2 per session, including materials. Booking essential. Contact Us or call Helen on 07872 604198.

Last Monday of every month, 1.30-3.30pm, The SubStation – ME/CFS Support Group. Visit the website for details.

First Wednesday of every month, SubStation, 4-5pm – Lantern Parade Club. Come along and help us get ready for this year’s Lantern Parade. Email lanternclub2018@gmail.com or just turn up.

Every other Thursday, 12.30-2pm, Shakespeare Court, Avon Close – Fab Thursdays Bingo! Supported by Our Way Our Say. £2 including refreshments. Click here for details.

PAST EVENTS

Monday 6th August, 4-5pm, Sub-Station – Lantern Parade Club. Come along and help us get ready for this year’s Lantern Parade. Email lanternclub2018@gmail.com or just turn up.

Wednesday 4th July, 4-5pm, The SubStation – Lantern Parade Club. Come and help plan this year’s big community event. Open to all local residents and friends of the neighbourhood.

Saturday 14th July, 11am-3pm, For All Healthy Living Centre – Summer Sizzler. Free  community fun day for all the family. Follow on Facebook or call 01934 427426.

Friday 18th May – First Aid at Work. One day course. Free if you register with us a Community First Aider. More info to follow. Contact us to get on the list.

Every Thursday, 10.30-12.30, YOU shop, Aller Parade – Kaff & Co. Community meet-up. Pop in to bag a bargain from the shop or just come along for a hot drink and a natter. *this project is not happening at the moment but we hope it will be back soon*

Wednesday 25th April, 6.30-8pm, For All Healthy Living Centre – Seed Swap. Bring spare seeds, plants and gardening books to this year’s community swap. Hosted by Growing Together’s Community Gardeners. Everyone welcome, entry £1.

*CHANGE OF DATE* Monday 26th March, 10am-2pm, The SubStation – Committee Skills: Part 2 of 2. Free training for anyone involved in running a community group. Booking essential. Contact us for more info.

Saturday 17th March, 10am-1pm, For All Healthy Living Centre – Friends Get Together. Invite-only. Contact us to get on the guest list.

Tuesday 27th February, 11-12, venue to be arranged – Funding Panel. This group meets when required to consider applications and decide how best to spend the Community Fund. We’re always looking for new members, no experience necessary. Contact Us if you’d like to know more.

Friday 23rd February, 10am-2pm, The SubStation – Committee Skills: Part 1 of 2. Free training for anyone involved in running a community group. Booking essential. Contact us for more info.

Tuesday 9th January 2018, 1-4pm, For All Healthy Living Centre – Opportunities on Our Doorstep. A showcase of local voluntary groups, clubs and support agencies. Try something new in 2018. Everyone welcome. FREE.Thursday 21st December, 10.30am-

12.30pm, YOU Shop, Aller Parade – Mince Pies & Carol Singing. Hosted by Kaff & Co. Everyone welcome.

Thursday 14th December – Posh Pizza Party. Friends of Our Neighbourhood, by invitation.

Saturday 18th November, from 4pm – Catch the Light. This year’s community lantern parade will have a Safari theme. Look out for news of a lantern-making workshop near you!

Wednesday 29th November, time & venue to be confirmed – Funding Panel. This group meets when required to consider applications and decide how best to spend the Community Fund. We’re always looking for new members, no experience necessary. Contact Us if you’d like to know more.

Monday 23rd November, 9.30am-4.30pm – First Aid at Work Certificate. Free training for Community First Aiders. Tell me more.

Monday 18th September, 10am, Healthy Living Centre – Gazebo Gang. Practical people wanted to help put up and inspect gazebos used for community activities. Contact us or just turn up.

Monday 28th August, Aller Parade, Oldmixon – Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. Community fun day for anyone local to Oldmixon. Details to follow. Helpers wanted! Contact Linda on 07887 774948 or drop into the discount shop on Aller Parade.

Saturday 26th August, Coniston Green & Healthy Living Centre, time TBA – Community Fairy Festival. Organised by Shabby 2 Chic. Call into the pop-up shop on Fridays and Saturdays in the Substation or message via Facebook.

Tuesday 18th July, time & venue to be confirmed – Funding Panel. This group meets every 6 to 8 weeks to consider applications and decide how best to spend the Community Fund. We’re always looking for new members, no experience necessary. Contact Us if you’d like to know more.

Monday 17th July, 7-8pm, The Substation – Lantern Parade Planning Group. Contact Us for info or just come along.

Saturday 15th July – Summer Sizzler.  For info, visit the For All Healthy Living Centre website.

Friday 14th July, Healthy Living Centre foyer – Jumble Sale to raise funds for a summer Fairy Festival. Contact Shabby 2 Chic via Facebook or drop into their weekly pop-up shop at the Substation on Fridays and Saturdays.

Thursday 13th July, The Substation – Cooking Course. First of 5 weekly sessions. £2 per session. To book a place call or text 07580 025674 or pop in and see Matt at the Information Station.

Tuesday 4th July – Independence Day Trip. A fact-finding visit to two Bristol-based community projects for Friends of Our Neighbourhood and representatives of local community groups. Invitations have been sent out for this event but if you’re interested in helping to plan the future of the Our Neighbourhood project, please let us know as there may still be a few spaces left.

Saturday 1st July, time TBA, Loves Cafe, WSM – SAINS Get Together. Socially Active In North Somerset is a new group that will be meeting every two weeks. Open to anyone. If you want to make new friends, come along and say hello, have a coffee and meet new people. Your first tea or coffee is on us! Phone Sammi on 07930 102649.

Wednesday 24th May, Windwhistle Primary School – Breakfast & Bingo. A FREE pop-up event for local parents and carers. Come along after school drop-off for a chat and a fun game of bingo. There will be prizes on offer as well as a simple craft activity for pre-school age children. Contact us for more info or just drop in.

Tuesday 23rd May, YOU Shop, Aller Parade – Funding Panel. Click here for information about the Community Fund.

Monday 22nd May, 7-8pm, The Substation – Lantern Parade Planning Group. Everyone welcome. Come along and get involved in Catch the Light 2017.

Wednesday 3rd May, 9-11am, Oldmixon Primary School – Breakfast & Bingo. A FREE pop-up event for parents and carers in Oldmixon. Come along after school drop-off for a chat and a fun game of bingo. There will be prizes on offer as well as a simple craft activity for pre-school age children. Contact us for more info or just drop in.

Tuesday 9th & Wednesday 10th May, various times & venues – Healthy Selfie Festival. Come along and explore some of the opportunities on your doorstep, in support of Mental Health Awareness Week. Visit our Healthy Selfie page for details.

Wednesday 17th May, Bournville Primary School – Breakfast & Bingo. A FREE pop-up event for local parents and carers. Come along after school drop-off for a chat and a fun game of bingo. There will be prizes on offer as well as a simple craft activity for pre-school age children. Contact us for more info or just drop in.

Tuesday 4th April, 7pm – 8.30pm at the Substation, St Andrew’s Parade. Lantern Parade Planning Group. Open to everyone who wants to help organise the 2017 Lantern Parade. Children welcome. Contact us for info or just come along on the night.

Tuesday 4th April, 10am-11am at Bournville School – Funding Panel. Panel members only. We’re always looking for new panel members so if you’re interested in helping to decide how the Community Fund is spent locally, click here.

Saturday 25th March, 10:30am – 1:30pm at the For All Healthy Living Centre. Friends of Our Neighbourhood Get Together – by invitation. If you’d like to know more about becoming a “Friend” of Our Neighbourhood, please get in touch.

Wednesday 1st March (St David’s Day), 10-12noon at the Oldmixon Family Centre. South Weston Action Partnership meeting. This meeting is for organisations and individuals to share news about projects and activities in the local area of South Ward. Please contact us if you would like to attend.

Wednesday 22nd February, 3.30pm-5pm at the Substation. Photo Exhibition of Lantern Parade – come along and see some of the official photos from last years fabulous lantern parade. Nibbles and music.

Thursday 23rd February, 10am – Midday at the Substation, St Andrew’s Parade. Funding Panel Meeting. By invitation. If you’re interested in joining the funding panel we would love to hear from you. Please visit the Community Fund page for more information.

Wednesday 8th February 2017, 9am-10:30am at Oldmixon Primary School
Breakfast & Bingo – a FREE pop-up event for parents and carers in Oldmixon. Come along after school drop-off to meet the Community Networkers, share a bite to eat and enjoy a game of bingo. There will be prizes on offer as well as a simple craft activity for pre-school age children. Contact us for more info or just drop in.

Monday 6th February 2017, 5.30pm-6.30pm at the Substation. NEW Singing Group – if you’re interested in being part of a new singing group / choir, please come along to this first meeting and help us get it started. Phone Telemiecus on 07955 516710 for info or just turn up.

Saturday 7th January 2017, 10:30am-1:30pm at the For All Healthy Living Centre
Let’s do Lunch – this event is by invitation only.  If you’d like to know more about becoming a “Friend” of Our Neighbourhood, please get in touch.

Friday 9th December, 9:30am-1pm at the For All Healthy Living Centre
Fundraising for Voluntary Groups. Visit VANS or call 01934 416486 to book your free place

Saturday 26th November, 2pm-4pm at the For All Healthy Living Centre (side entrance). Fabulous Tea Dance – tickets £3.50 from Community Connect on 01934 888803

Tuesday 22nd November all day, various venues. Celebrating Partnership, “A day of celebration and activities”, all FREE. For info pop into St Andrew’s Church at the HLC, visit Bleadon Church website or call Tim on 01934 815404

Saturday 12th November at Coniston Green and the “For All” Healthy Living Centre, 4.30pm – 8pm
“Catch the Light” Community Lantern Parade. Everyone welcome, free activities & entertainment. Bring your lantern along or make a mini-lantern on the night

Thursday 10th November at Badger House, Oldmixon, 3.30pm
Lantern-making workshop for young people with “Grow Your Own Youth Project”. Limited spaces. All enquiries, please call Elaine 07946 304392

Monday 7th November at St Barnabas Church, BS23 4RB Lantern-making workshop for young people @ regular youth group session. 6pm start. Phone Michelle 07912 865744 for info.

Sunday 6th November at The Potteries Community Centre, Langford Road (home of Weston Aerobic Gymnastics), 10am-2pm – Lantern Making Workshop. All welcome. BYO lunch!

Thursday 3rd November at Badger House, Oldmixon, 3.30pm
Lantern-making workshop for young people with “Grow Your Own Youth Project”. Limited spaces. All enquiries, please call Elaine 07946 304392

Monday 31st October at The SubStation, St Andrew’s Parade, 5.30-6.30pm
Planning Meeting for the Lantern Parade. Everyone welcome, including children and young people. Come and share your ideas & lend a hand.

Sunday 30th October 2016 at The SubStation, St Andrew’s Parade
Lantern-making workshop (2 of 2) with Shabby 2 Chic – free
Limited spaces – please contact Shabby 2 Chic to book a place

Saturday 29th October 2016 at the “For All” Healthy Living Centre, 3.30-5pm
Children’s lantern-making workshop at Crafternoon – open to all, free

Saturday 29th October 2016 at The SubStation, St Andrew’s Parade
Lantern-making workshop (1 of 2) with Shabby 2 Chic – free
Limited spaces – please contact Shabby 2 Chic to book a place

Friday 28th October in the Library at the “For All” Healthy Living Centre
Lantern-making workshop – free
Limted spaces – call in to book a place or phone 01934 426 111.

Monday 24th October, 1-3pm at the Community Allotment
Lantern-making workshop – Growing Together volunteers only

Friday 21st October, 5-7pm at the Youth Centre, St John’s Rd
 Young people’s lantern-making session with YMCA – free

Sunday 16th October 2016 at The SubStation, St Andrew’s Parade
Lantern-making workshop (2 of 2) with Shabby 2 Chic – NOW CLOSED

Saturday 15th October 2016 at The SubStation, St Andrew’s Parade
Lantern-making workshop (1 of 2) with Shabby 2 Chic – NOW CLOSED