What's On in Horfield and Lockleaze September 2018

September 12 2018
What's On in Horfield and Lockleaze September 2018

A directory of one-off events being held in Horfield and Lockleaze this September

August 31

Community Fun day! Hosted by LPW at the Vench (under 8s must be accompanied by an adult), 11am-4pm

September 5

Friends of Stoke Meeting in the Buzz Lockleaze Cafe, 6pm

"Sound of Song ( a Choir for Female Voices) meet in Horfield URC, Church Hall, Muller Road on Wednesdays 7.30 - 9.30pm. Repertoire covers classical, choral, jazz, popular, folk, and show songs.  No auditions necessary."


September 7

Community Support at Home for the Over 55s Shopping Club are running a supermarket trip to Asda at Fillton. Still only £3 per trip. Your place will not be guaranteed unless it is booked in advance on 0117 9515751 extension 230

September 8

Bristol Rovers v. Plymouth Argyle, SkyBet League One, Memorial Stadium, 1.30pm

September 9

Bristol Indoor Bowls Club, 10am-4pm. Try bowls for free at our indoor centre where you can enjoy bowling throughout the winter. All equipment provided. Enjoy our warm, friendly environment, meals from the ‘Hungry Bowler’ and drinks from our well stocked bar. To find out more call 0117 963 3460, email bristolbowls@btconnect.com, viewwww.bristolindoorbowls.org.uk, or see our numerous photograph albums onww.flickr.com/photos/bristolindoorbowls/albums

Bristol Indoor Bowls Club, South Liberty Lane, Bristol BS3 2TY

September 11

Board games evening at the Old Library, 7pm. Come alone or with friends and try to take over the world – The hosts will bring a few games but feel free to bring your own. You can also bring some dinner and snacks and there will be some cakes to help raise funds for the Old Library! The games will be based on those for adults, including strategy games and logical thinking, although any ages are welcome to join in the fun. The evening will be free to join in but as the Old Library is run 100% on donations, a few quid towards the Old Library will be received gratefully!

September 13

Tea and Talk at the Langley Centre with Community Support at Home for the Over 55s, 2-4pm. "The future of social activities for older people in Lockleaze - have your say"

Meeting of the Lockleaze Residents Planning Group at the Cameron Centre, 7.30pm. Come and meet Yarlington, the company who have won the bid to build the new homes

The Friends of Redland Library are hosting another Desert Island Books event.   The venue is Redland Library and the event starts at 7pm, with doors opening at 6:45pm.  Admission is £3 ( pay at the door ) In Desert Island Books, a panel of interesting people select one book on the main theme for the event; and a second ‘wildcard book’, being a book that they have enjoyed and would recommend to others.

The theme for this event is “Books & Poetry” and our panel comprises:

  • Clive Birnie ( Publisher, Burning Eye Books )

  • Miles Chambers ( Bristol’s first Poet Laureate, performance poet, social commentator )

  • Richard Jones ( Publisher, Tangent Books )

  • Dr Rebecca Kosick ( Co-Director, Bristol Poetry Institute, University of Bristol  )

  • Vanessa Kisuule  ( Current Bristol City Poet 2018-2020 )

September 15

Two year anniversary party at the Old Library, 1-6pm. Real Ale & Cider bar, Butchers BBQ, Crafts, Games, Face Painting, Workshops, Cafe, Raffle, Live Local Bands & loads more for all the family! We will welcome the Outdoors Project, our Circle Dancing group for demonstrations, Tallulah Swirls and her puppet creations, Copper Job (where you can have a go at hammering your own copper creation!) and much more, with workshops, activities and crafts, alongside the Stay and Play tent, hoopla hoops, throw-a-lightbulb, loads of tasty homemade cakes and local foods, and a brilliant range of prizes and fun to be a part of!

Your CA Have Your Say, at The Hub, 2pm. Elect your new trustees. Anyone resident in Lockleaze over the age of 18 can apply to be a trustee and run the charity for the community. Anyone over 18 and resident in Lockleaze can vote. Apply to be a trustee by September 8, for more information pop into the Hub.

Civil Service Sports Ground Family Fun Day from 1pm.

September 18

Quiz Night at the Old Library, 7.30pm

Bristol Rovers v. West Ham United Under 21s, Checkatrade Trophy, Memorial Stadium, 7.45pm

September 19

Resident Consultation Event on the plans for housing and a community hub on the site of St Peters, Horfield Primary School, 3.30-7.30pm

September 21

Community Support at Home for the Over 55s Shopping Club are running a supermarket trip to Tesco at Bradley Stoke. Still only £3 per trip. Your place will not be guaranteed unless it is booked in advance on 0117 9515751 extension 230

Horfield’s Got Talent is the next Love Horfield event to bring our gifted community together to celebrate individual talents that people have. Its happening on Friday 21 September from 5-7.30pm. Can you sing, dance, share some creative writing, comedy, etc, then we would love to hear from you? We would love to hear from all ages getting involved. If you would like to showcase your talent in a short (3 minutes or less) performance, then please fill in the form on the website. Sign up as an individual or group performance.

September 22

Bristol Rovers v. Coventry City, SkyBet League One, Memorial Stadium, 3pm

September 25

Circle Dance evening at the Old Library, 7.30-9.30pm. Come along and have a go. No need to have a partner. OK to be a beginner. Enjoy music from many countries and join in as much or as little as you want. Susannah teaches as we go along, so you can pick it up gradually. Wear soft shoes or bare feet – floor is carpeted. Light refreshments provided. Come and enjoy a lovely evening of gentle dancing – bring friends and make new ones. For more information, get in touch with Susannah: 0117 979 1519

September 27

Avon Organic Group

The local group for everyone interested in organic growing and organic foods.


Thursday, 27th September 2018. Our opening talk in this year’s Programme “Reflections on 50 years in Organic Food & Farming" with Phil Haughton, Founder of award winning The Better Food Co and his brain child The Community Farm, Chew Magna. 7pm – 9pm at The Station (in the

Dance Studio), Silver Street, Bristol. BS1 2AG. All welcome. Visitors £5 / AOG Members £2.

http://www.groworganicbristol.org/ secretaryaog@gmail.com


The Friends of Redland Library are hosting a Meet The Author event, with guest Jane Duffus, author of the acclaimed “The Women Who Built Bristol”. The venue is Redland Library and the event starts at 7pm, with doors opening at 6:45pm.  Admission is £3 ( pay at the door ) . Biography details for Jane Duffus can be found on her website www.janeduffus.com The event is being organised by The Friends of Redland Library.  We are a voluntary group set up to support Redland Library, helping to sustain and improve its service, and also connecting it with the local and wider community.   Redland Library is situated on Whiteladies Road, close to Clifton Down train station. Full details of this and future events can be found on our website https://FriendsOfRedlandLibrary.org.uk

September 28

Speed Quiz and Curry Night at Ebenezer Church, Bristol. Book your ticket (£5) online - www.ebe.org.uk/speedquizandcurry. Sign up as team of 5 or individually (and we will allocate you to a team).

September 29

“Our Lockleaze” at the Lockleaze Sports Centre, 4pm. Come and find out about our new Community Plan.

Horfield and Lockleaze Community Awards at the Lockleaze Sports Centre, 6.30 for 7pm. A buffet will be served and the bar will be open.