Kenyan Olympic team arrives in Stoke Gifford

The Kenyan Olympic squad arrived in Stoke Gifford today to begin their training camp ahead of the London 2012 Games that start on Friday 27th July. The squad will be based at UWE Bristol’s Frenchay Campus and train on the Olympic-standard athletics track at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College’s WISE Campus in New Road. The visit has been arranged by

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College gears up for Paralympic legacy event

A local Paralympian and other disabled athletes gathered at the WISE campus in Stoke Gifford last week to publicise an upcoming London 2012 ‘legacy event’ that takes place next month. Inspired by the Paralympics, South Gloucestershire Council in partnership with Airbus UK are hosting their own ‘Come and Try It’ event on Thursday 12th July, for people of all ages

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Olympus Theatre to welcome ‘The Vampire’

The award-winning Bristol Opera returns to the Olympus Theatre in Stoke Gifford this spring with a new production of ‘The Vampire’. Nominated for the Rose Bowl Award for Best Opera in 2009, 2010 and 2011 (winning the award in 2009 and 2010), Bristol Opera presents its 2012 production of ‘The Vampire’ by Heinrich Marschner, sung in English with an orchestra.

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