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New community play space at the Trust Ground, Stoke Gifford

If you would like to see your event listed in this calendar, please contact us with the details. We may also be able to publicise your event with an article on our website and/or send a photographer along on the day.

Saturday 7th December 2019

10.00am - 12.00pm
Coffee Shop on Saturday
Come and enjoy a bacon sandwich with a mug of tea or a delicious hot chocolate with a toasted teacake! More info: http://bit.ly/osr-cs-fb
6.15pm - 7.30pm
Carols on the Green
A much loved Stoke Gifford tradition. Join us on the village green to sing carols, drink mulled wine and eat mince pies. Live brass band. A collection will be taken for Caring at Christmas and Bristol Churches' Winter Night Shelter. Organised by St Michael's Church. More info: https://www.stmichaelsbristol.org

Sunday 8th December 2019

9.00am - 9.30am
Junior parkrun
A weekly timed 2km run for juniors only (4-14 year olds). Event is free, but prior online registration is required for first -timers. More info: http://bit.ly/lsjparkrun or http://bit.ly/lsjparkrun-fb

Tuesday 10th December 2019

9.30am - 1.00pm
Happy Days Stay and Play
Community group with tea, coffee, homemade cake, kids lunch boxes, toasted sandwiches. Toys for the little ones, story time and singing. More info: http://bit.ly/hdspg-fb
1.15pm - 3.00pm
Bumps and Babies Group
An opportunity for parents of babies under 1 year old and expectant parents to chat, enjoy tea/coffee/squash and cake and then sing a few nursery rhymes towards the end. More info: http://bit.ly/babg-fb
7.00pm - 9.00pm
Stoke Gifford Parish Council Finance Committee Meeting
Meeting of the Finance and General Purposes Committee. Have your say during the 15-minute public session at the beginning of the meeting. Agenda: http://bit.ly/1iPVOA8

Wednesday 11th December 2019

9.30am - 1.00pm
Happy Days Stay and Play
Community group with tea, coffee, homemade cake, kids lunch boxes, toasted sandwiches. Toys for the little ones, story time and singing. More info: http://bit.ly/hdspg-fb
10.00am - 12.00pm
Intergenerational Drop-In Playgroup
Drop-in playgroup for infants/children 0-5 years along with their parents, grandparents, caregivers and older members of the retirement village and wider community. More info: http://bit.ly/sg-igpg
11.00am - 12.30pm
Police Beat Team Drop-In Surgery
Come and meet your local Neighbourhood Policing Team to discuss any issues or queries you may have, and to bring them up to date with happenings in your community. More info: http://bit.ly/aspstgi

Thursday 12th December 2019

9.00am - 11.00am
Community Library
Located in the mezzanine area above the coffee shop. Community libraries are run by local voluntary groups with the support of South Gloucestershire Council, who provide stock and advice. They are linked to the library network, which means you can use the South Gloucestershire library membership card to access these services. More info: http://bit.ly/sg-com-lib
9.30am - 1.00pm
Happy Days Stay and Play
Community group with tea, coffee, homemade cake, kids lunch boxes, toasted sandwiches. Toys for the little ones, story time and singing. More info: http://bit.ly/hdspg-fb
7.30pm - 9.30pm
The Stokes Crafters
A friendly group for craft-minded people in The Stokes. Learn a new craft or come and share your knowledge with others. You can even just join us with your project and chat away with like-minded people while you craft. All levels of experience welcomed. We are an informal group and intend sharing our skills to help others while learning new skills ourselves. More info: http://bit.ly/thestokescrafters

Friday 13th December 2019

10.00am - 12.00pm
Citizens Advice Bureau Outreach Session
Free, confidential, impartial and independent help on dealing with problems with debt, benefits, employment, housing, discrimination, and many more issues. More info: http://bit.ly/sgloscab or phone 03444 111444
6.00pm - 8.00pm
Christmas Float
Santa will be touring the streets of Stoke Gifford tonight on the Southmead Hospital Charity's Christmas float. The usual route sees the float visiting the streets off Ratcliffe Drive. More info: http://bit.ly/tfg-fb

Saturday 14th December 2019

10.00am - 12.00pm
Coffee Shop on Saturday
Come and enjoy a bacon sandwich with a mug of tea or a delicious hot chocolate with a toasted teacake! More info: http://bit.ly/osr-cs-fb
7.30pm - 9.30pm
Christmas Concert: A Not So Silent Night
Stokes Singers' Christmas concert with special guests Barn Ringers (from Lincombe Barn, Downend), who will be playing seasonal handbell music. Tickets (£6 adults and £3 children 5 -16 years) are currently available from choir members or at the door on the night. Doors will open at 7pm and the concert will begin at 7.30pm. More info: http://www.stokessingers.org.uk/

Sunday 15th December 2019

9.00am - 9.30am
Junior parkrun
A weekly timed 2km run for juniors only (4-14 year olds). Event is free, but prior online registration is required for first -timers. More info: http://bit.ly/lsjparkrun or http://bit.ly/lsjparkrun-fb

Tuesday 17th December 2019

9.30am - 1.00pm
Happy Days Stay and Play
Community group with tea, coffee, homemade cake, kids lunch boxes, toasted sandwiches. Toys for the little ones, story time and singing. More info: http://bit.ly/hdspg-fb
1.15pm - 3.00pm
Bumps and Babies Group
An opportunity for parents of babies under 1 year old and expectant parents to chat, enjoy tea/coffee/squash and cake and then sing a few nursery rhymes towards the end. More info: http://bit.ly/babg-fb
2.00pm - 4.00pm
Community Library
Located in the mezzanine area above the coffee shop. Community libraries are run by local voluntary groups with the support of South Gloucestershire Council, who provide stock and advice. They are linked to the library network, which means you can use the South Gloucestershire library membership card to access these services. More info: http://bit.ly/sg-com-lib
7.30pm - 9.00pm
Little Stoke Ladies Club
Open to all ladies over the age of 18. For more info, contact Julie on 07814 443793.

Wednesday 18th December 2019

9.30am - 1.00pm
Happy Days Stay and Play
Community group with tea, coffee, homemade cake, kids lunch boxes, toasted sandwiches. Toys for the little ones, story time and singing. More info: http://bit.ly/hdspg-fb
10.00am - 12.00pm
Intergenerational Drop-In Playgroup
Drop-in playgroup for infants/children 0-5 years along with their parents, grandparents, caregivers and older members of the retirement village and wider community. More info: http://bit.ly/sg-igpg
11.00am - 12.30pm
Police Beat Team Drop-In Surgery
Come and meet your local Neighbourhood Policing Team to discuss any issues or queries you may have, and to bring them up to date with happenings in your community. More info: http://bit.ly/aspstgi

Thursday 19th December 2019

9.30am - 1.00pm
Happy Days Stay and Play
Community group with tea, coffee, homemade cake, kids lunch boxes, toasted sandwiches. Toys for the little ones, story time and singing. More info: http://bit.ly/hdspg-fb
10.00am - 12.00pm
Volunteering Drop-In Session
Interested in volunteering? Then why not pop in for an informal chat with an advisor from the Volunteer Centre for Patchway, Filton & the Stokes? More info: http://bit.ly/vc-pfs or 01454 868986
7.30pm - 9.30pm
The Stokes Crafters
A friendly group for craft-minded people in The Stokes. Learn a new craft or come and share your knowledge with others. You can even just join us with your project and chat away with like-minded people while you craft. All levels of experience welcomed. We are an informal group and intend sharing our skills to help others while learning new skills ourselves. More info: http://bit.ly/thestokescrafters

Saturday 21st December 2019

10.00am - 12.00pm
Coffee Shop on Saturday
Come and enjoy a bacon sandwich with a mug of tea or a delicious hot chocolate with a toasted teacake! More info: http://bit.ly/osr-cs-fb

Sunday 22nd December 2019

9.00am - 9.30am
Junior parkrun
A weekly timed 2km run for juniors only (4-14 year olds). Event is free, but prior online registration is required for first -timers. More info: http://bit.ly/lsjparkrun or http://bit.ly/lsjparkrun-fb

Tuesday 24th December 2019

9.30am - 1.00pm
Happy Days Stay and Play
Community group with tea, coffee, homemade cake, kids lunch boxes, toasted sandwiches. Toys for the little ones, story time and singing. More info: http://bit.ly/hdspg-fb
1.15pm - 3.00pm
Bumps and Babies Group
An opportunity for parents of babies under 1 year old and expectant parents to chat, enjoy tea/coffee/squash and cake and then sing a few nursery rhymes towards the end. More info: http://bit.ly/babg-fb

Wednesday 25th December 2019

9.30am - 1.00pm
Happy Days Stay and Play
Community group with tea, coffee, homemade cake, kids lunch boxes, toasted sandwiches. Toys for the little ones, story time and singing. More info: http://bit.ly/hdspg-fb
10.00am - 12.00pm
Intergenerational Drop-In Playgroup
Drop-in playgroup for infants/children 0-5 years along with their parents, grandparents, caregivers and older members of the retirement village and wider community. More info: http://bit.ly/sg-igpg
11.00am - 12.30pm
Police Beat Team Drop-In Surgery
Come and meet your local Neighbourhood Policing Team to discuss any issues or queries you may have, and to bring them up to date with happenings in your community. More info: http://bit.ly/aspstgi

Thursday 26th December 2019

9.00am - 11.00am
Community Library
Located in the mezzanine area above the coffee shop. Community libraries are run by local voluntary groups with the support of South Gloucestershire Council, who provide stock and advice. They are linked to the library network, which means you can use the South Gloucestershire library membership card to access these services. More info: http://bit.ly/sg-com-lib
9.30am - 1.00pm
Happy Days Stay and Play
Community group with tea, coffee, homemade cake, kids lunch boxes, toasted sandwiches. Toys for the little ones, story time and singing. More info: http://bit.ly/hdspg-fb
7.30pm - 9.30pm
The Stokes Crafters
A friendly group for craft-minded people in The Stokes. Learn a new craft or come and share your knowledge with others. You can even just join us with your project and chat away with like-minded people while you craft. All levels of experience welcomed. We are an informal group and intend sharing our skills to help others while learning new skills ourselves. More info: http://bit.ly/thestokescrafters

Friday 27th December 2019

10.00am - 12.00pm
Citizens Advice Bureau Outreach Session
Free, confidential, impartial and independent help on dealing with problems with debt, benefits, employment, housing, discrimination, and many more issues. More info: http://bit.ly/sgloscab or phone 03444 111444

Saturday 28th December 2019

10.00am - 12.00pm
Coffee Shop on Saturday
Come and enjoy a bacon sandwich with a mug of tea or a delicious hot chocolate with a toasted teacake! More info: http://bit.ly/osr-cs-fb

Sunday 29th December 2019

9.00am - 9.30am
Junior parkrun
A weekly timed 2km run for juniors only (4-14 year olds). Event is free, but prior online registration is required for first -timers. More info: http://bit.ly/lsjparkrun or http://bit.ly/lsjparkrun-fb

Tuesday 31st December 2019

9.30am - 1.00pm
Happy Days Stay and Play
Community group with tea, coffee, homemade cake, kids lunch boxes, toasted sandwiches. Toys for the little ones, story time and singing. More info: http://bit.ly/hdspg-fb
1.15pm - 3.00pm
Bumps and Babies Group
An opportunity for parents of babies under 1 year old and expectant parents to chat, enjoy tea/coffee/squash and cake and then sing a few nursery rhymes towards the end. More info: http://bit.ly/babg-fb
2.00pm - 4.00pm
Community Library
Located in the mezzanine area above the coffee shop. Community libraries are run by local voluntary groups with the support of South Gloucestershire Council, who provide stock and advice. They are linked to the library network, which means you can use the South Gloucestershire library membership card to access these services. More info: http://bit.ly/sg-com-lib

Wednesday 1st January 2020

9.30am - 1.00pm
Happy Days Stay and Play
Community group with tea, coffee, homemade cake, kids lunch boxes, toasted sandwiches. Toys for the little ones, story time and singing. More info: http://bit.ly/hdspg-fb
10.00am - 12.00pm
Intergenerational Drop-In Playgroup
Drop-in playgroup for infants/children 0-5 years along with their parents, grandparents, caregivers and older members of the retirement village and wider community. More info: http://bit.ly/sg-igpg
11.00am - 12.30pm
Police Beat Team Drop-In Surgery
Come and meet your local Neighbourhood Policing Team to discuss any issues or queries you may have, and to bring them up to date with happenings in your community. More info: http://bit.ly/aspstgi
7.30pm - 9.00pm
Stoke Gifford Women's Institute (WI)
All ages welcome. Different speakers each month, with tea and cake after. Come along and make new friends! More info: http://bit.ly/sg-wi-fb

Thursday 2nd January 2020

9.30am - 1.00pm
Happy Days Stay and Play
Community group with tea, coffee, homemade cake, kids lunch boxes, toasted sandwiches. Toys for the little ones, story time and singing. More info: http://bit.ly/hdspg-fb
7.30pm - 9.30pm
The Stokes Crafters
A friendly group for craft-minded people in The Stokes. Learn a new craft or come and share your knowledge with others. You can even just join us with your project and chat away with like-minded people while you craft. All levels of experience welcomed. We are an informal group and intend sharing our skills to help others while learning new skills ourselves. More info: http://bit.ly/thestokescrafters

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Regular Events

Our What’s On calendar doesn’t include regular events, such as:

Mondays

Board Games in the Old School Rooms Coffee Shop. Weekly on Mondays 2pm to 3.30pm.

Melody Makers Choir – At Little Stoke Community Hall. Monday 10.30am to 12noon (term-time only). A warm and vibrant choir for men and women who love singing rock and pop music. For more information visit the Melody Makers Choir page on Facebook.

Stoke Gifford School of Dance at the Trust Hall. Mondays 4.30pm to 7.30pm: Ballet classes.

Tuesdays

Stoke Gifford Short Mat Bowling Club meets at the Trust Hall. Tuesdays 9.45am. Contact Mike Bryant on 0117 979 1807 for more information.

Happy Days Stay and Play at Aretians Rugby Club, Little Stoke. Weekly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 10am to 2pm. A community café with toys for the little ones, story time and singing.

Bumps and Babies at the St Michael’s Centre. Tuesdays 1.15pm to 3pm. The group provides an opportunity for parents of babies under 1 year old and expectant parents to chat, enjoy tea/coffee/squash and cake and then sing a few nursery rhymes towards the end.

Goldies – Fun sing along session for the 60 plus age group. A light hearted hour of fun, singing hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s and an opportunity to meet new local people. Every Tuesday 2pm to 3pm at the Old School Rooms £2. For more info contact Adele 0117 9790029. Come and join us!

Community Library – at the Old School Rooms. Fortnightly on Tuesdays 2pm to 4pm (see main What’s On section for specific dates). The library provides a changing collection of adult and children’s books, large print, spoken work and DVDs. A service provided by St Michael’s Church with the support of South Gloucestershire Council.

Stoke Gifford School of Dance at the Poplar Rooms. Tuesdays 4pm to 6pm: Tap and Modern classes.

Gospel Generation Community Choir – meets on Tuesdays (fortnightly) 7.30pm to 9.15pm at the Old School Rooms. Facebook page: Gospel Generation Community Choir

Little Stoke Ladies Club meets at Little Stoke Community Hall at 7.30pm on the first and third Tuesdays of the month (except August). Open to all ladies over the age of 18. For more info, contact Julie on 07814 443793.

Wednesdays

Adult Dance-Fit – At the Old School Rooms. Wednesdays 9.30am to 10.30am. For more info contact Nina on 0117 979 9796.

Yoga classes at The Stokes Youth and Community Centre. Wednesdays 10am to 11am. For more details, contact Aruna on 07913 987487 or visit Shanthi Yogalaya.

Happy Days Stay and Play at Aretians Rugby Club, Little Stoke. Weekly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 10am to 2pm. A community café with toys for the little ones, story time and singing.

Intergenerational Drop-in Playgroup at Stoke Gifford Retirement Village, off Coldharbour Lane. For infants/children 0-5 years along with their parents, grandparents, caregivers and older members of the retirement village and wider community.

Fit @ 50 Plus – At the Old School Rooms. Wednesdays 10.45am to 11.30am. For more info contact Nina on 0117 979 9796.

South Gloucestershire Sling Library & Consultancy in the Old School Rooms Coffee Shop. Last Wednesday of the month 2pm to 3.30pm.

Messy Church (for primary school aged children) – in the St Michael’s Centre at 4pm on the first Wednesday of each month.

Stoke Gifford School of Dance at the Trust Hall. Wednesdays 3.50pm to 7pm: Ballet classes.

Women’s Institute (WI) – at the Trust Hall. First Wednesday of the month  7.30pm. Facebook page: Stoke Gifford WI

Thursdays

Community Library – at the Old School Rooms. Fortnightly on Thursday 9am to 11am (see main What’s On section for specific dates). The library provides a changing collection of adult and children’s books, large print, spoken work and DVDs. A service provided by St Michael’s Church with the support of South Gloucestershire Council.

Beehive Toddler Group meets every Thursday during term time in the St Michael’s Centre, 10am to 11.30am. £1.50 per family with drinks and snacks provided.

Happy Days Stay and Play at Aretians Rugby Club, Little Stoke. Weekly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 10am to 2pm. A community café with toys for the little ones, story time and singing.

Mainly Music meets every Thursday 10.15am at Stoke Gifford Baptist Church. Music and play session for babies, toddlers and preschool children. £2 per child including snack and drink for children and hot drink and cake for adults.

The Stoke Crafters – at the Poplar Rooms, The Trust Ground. Thursdays 7.30pm to 9.30pm. A friendly group for craft-minded people in Stoke Gifford. For more info contact Kim on 01454 772187 or see The Stokes Crafters group on Facebook.

Fridays

Citizens Advice Outreach Session – at Little Stoke Community Hall, Little Stoke. Second and fourth Friday of the month, 10m to 12noon. More info: Citizens Advice South Gloucestershire

Little Stoke Toddler Group (0-5s) – At Little Stoke Community Hall. Fridays 10am to 12noon. Read more…

Coffee & Cake at Stoke Gifford Baptist Church. Fridays from 10.30am.

Stoke Gifford Short Mat Bowling Club meets at the Trust Hall. Fridays 1.45pm. Contact Mike Bryant on 0117 979 1807 for more information.

Saturdays

Stoke Gifford School of Dance at the Poplar Rooms. Saturdays 9am to 12.30pm: Ballet classes.

Stoke Lane Mini-Soccer for reception age children at Stoke Lane Playing Fields. Saturdays 10am to 11am.

Puppy Training Classes at the Trust Hall, North Road.  Saturday 10am to 11am. More info: Cotswold Pet Services

Sundays

Junior parkrun in Little Stoke Park. A weekly timed 2km run for juniors only (4-14 year olds). Event is free, but prior online registration is required for first -timers. More info: http://bit.ly/lsjparkrun or bit.ly/lsjparkrun-fb

Rugby Cubs for boys and girls at Aretians Rugby Club, Station Road, Little Stoke. 2-5 yrs, U7s & U8s tag, U9, U10 & U11 teams. Sundays 10.30am to 11.30am. For more info contact Steve on 07967 023043.

South Gloucestershire Philharmonia rehearse on Sunday evenings from 7.15pm to 9.15pm  at The Trust Hall, North Road, Stoke Gifford. We suggest that you are of about grade 7 standard with good sight reading ability. For more information, phone 07528 172228

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