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joints. 10.40-11.40am at St Alban’s Church Hall, Westbury Park, Coldharbour Road, BS6 7NU. Contact Rachael to find out more: 07966 418 714 / £7 per class (1st Class Free). Thursdays n Bishop Road Community Choir. We are a mixed community choir, meeting at Bishop Road School at 7.45 to 9pm. Everyone welcome to join, regardless of singing experience. There is no audition and the choir is open to anyone, not just parents of children at the school. We sing a variety of songs and perform locally. Looking forward to welcoming some new faces! n Bristol Ladies Choir sings a wide range of music from classical to light. The choir rehearses weekly and gives two main concerts each year. The choir also participates in approximately 9 to 10 other concerts in the Bristol area each year. Meet at 2.15pm - 3.45pm at Church of the Good Shepherd, Bishop Road, Bishopston, BS7 8NA. New members welcome. For more information contact Hazel on 0117 9246587 or visit n The Stepford Singers. Come


and try Bishopston’s all-female community choir. No need to read music and no auditions! We meet 1pm - 3pm so you can still be in time to pick up kids from school. For more info, email n Knit & Stitch Club 7.30 – 9.30pm at Heart Space Studios textile workshop, 4 Harcourt Rd (just off Coldharbour Rd) Tel: 0117 9232391. A friendly group offering a chance to swap creative ideas and inspiration. The cost is £35 per term including tea and coffee. n West Bristol Orchestra meet at the United Reformed Church, Muller Road, from 7.15 - 9.15pm and play a wide range of classical music arranged for our small friendly orchestra. String players of Grade 5 and above are particularly welcome. For further information please ring 0117 968 3998. n Avon Harmony Ladies Acappella Chorus meets for rehearsals every Thursday 7.30 - 10pm at Fairfield High School, Allfoxton Road BS7 9 NL. Visitors are always made welcome, and we are actively recruiting new members. There is no need to be able to read music; we provide teaching tracks for learning by ear. See out website for more details or contact Mandy on 0117 652693 or Barbara on 07717 424421 or email enquiries@ www. n From October 1st 2015 Horfield Quakers will be introducing a half-hour meeting for worship to be held every Thursday evening from 6.307pm. The address is Horfield Quaker Meeting House, 300 Gloucester Road, Bristol, BS7 8PD. All are welcome.

n Pregnancy Yoga and Birth Preparation at Horfield Leisure Centre, 7.30-9.15pm. The classes offer you the time to celebrate your pregnancy, relax with your baby, ask questions and meet other mums-tobe in a safe and welcoming environment. We will cover breathing, relaxation, yoga and movement, active birth, hypnobirthing and physiology of labour and birth. For more information visit www.lymalnick. info, or contact Ly on 07843 377 718 / n Slimming World Bishopston. St Michael and All Angels Church (Pigsty Hill) Gloucester Road. Groups at 9.30am and 7.30pm every Thursday. A friendly, supportive and vibrant weekly group. Full support, advice and a liberating eating plan. No calorie counting and eating to satisfy everyone’s appetite. £9.95 to join and £4.95 per week after that. 6 and 12 week countdowns available. Just turn up or Call Sue on 0117 924 3556 or 07702 578 298 for a chat. n Kings Lawn Tennis Club Rusty Rackets, 19:30-21:00. Want to get back into tennis? Come along to our fun and welcoming Rusty Rackets session every Thursday evening at Kings Lawn Tennis Club, Maplemeade ( just off Kings Drive) BS7 8JG. Nonmembers (£8) and members (£6) welcome! Contact Head Coach Elly Shearman on ellytennis. for more details! n Dance Classes with Cressida, 11am-12pm at St Peter’s Church, The Drive, Henleaze. If you love dancing come along to our weekly class, learning the basics of a single new dance every week! Dances include Flamenco, Bollywood, Cha Cha, Salsa, Samba, Charleston, Jazz and more! All dances are beginners level and particularly suitable for the over 40’s. More information or 0117 3309549. £5.50 drop in (or £25

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for the course). n Philosophy Discussion Group, every fourth Thursday of the month, 7-9pm. Eastfield Inn, 219 Henleaze Rd, Bristol BS9 4NQ. If you would like to be involved, please contact Lorna Tarr 0770 245 3827. Fridays n Mindfulness & Movement – Meditation and Qi Gong/Tai Chi for well being of health and mind and for all ages. Drop-in class, all equipment provided, 10.30 12.00am, £9/£7 Bristol Buddhist Centre, 162 Gloucester Road BS7. Tel Tim Mason 07789 200685 for more info. See www. otheractivities/yoga-and-qi-gong n Philosophy Discussion Group. Friendly and welcoming group. We meet every second Friday of the month 10 / 12 noon. Eastfield Inn, 219 Henleaze Rd, Bristol BS9 4NQ. If you would like to be involved please contact Lorna Tarr 0770 245 3827. Saturdays n Gloucester Road Market runs every Saturday from 10am-5pm on Pigsty Hill. Stalls include Herbert’s Bakery, The Spotless Leopard, Lee’s Teaks and Sam’s Jams. n Whiteladies Farmers’ and Fair Trading Market is now held EVERY Saturday to celebrate Green Capital, from 8.30am-2pm. Takes place at the junction of Whiteladies/Apsley/ Burlington Roads. Stalls cover bread, cheese, local lamb and chicken, fish, preserves, cakes, sushi, local fruit and veg, wild food larder, and recycled tools, wooden items and much more. n Coffee, Tea and Refreshments served every Saturday from 10.30am to noon at Bishopston Methodist Church, 245 Gloucester Road. Join us for a rest and a chat.


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