Leisure/social

This year St Pauls Carnival partnered with the Martin Parr foundation to host a photography programme which saw 12 volunteer photographers out on the streets, taking shots of the iconic event that is St Pauls Carnival! 
The collection of photographs show the diverse of Carnival Day, from the Elders Brunch to the procession, to the sound systems getting everyone dancing well into the night.
The collection was exhibited at the Arnofini for a month during the summer and travelled to The Downs festival at the end of August. 

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 17 October, 2019 -
18:30 to 21:00

Do you know what the My Guide service is run by Guide Dogs? Do you know what we have a number of My Guide partnerships across the country? Want to find out more?

 

On Sunday, 27th October 2019 we are holding an informal My Guide Celebration Event in Bristol, where you can come and find out more about the service, meet My Guide volunteers and service users. A barn dance duo will be there all afternoon for those of you that want to take part, light refreshments will also be provided.

 

Date/Time: 
Sunday, 27 October, 2019 -
15:00 to 18:00

Come to our open day, part of Bristol Open Doors, and explore Blaise's wonderful, walled Victorian garden.  Take a guided tour and learn all about the history of the garden and how the Victorians used plants for cooking and medicine.  There will also be a cafe and plant sale and some family friendly activities.

Date/Time: 
Saturday, 14 September, 2019 -
11:00 to 15:00

The chance for anyone who can't ride a bike independently to give cycling a go!

Life Cycle UK is partnering with Ride Out Ride On to offer people who are visually impaired or disabled the chance to experience the joys and freedoms of cycling.

Our friendly team will be at the CREATE Centre to chat to people about our programme of sociable group rides for people who can't ride a bike independently - and enable anyone who is interested to give it a try.

Date/Time: 
Saturday, 10 August, 2019 -
11:00 to 14:00

~ Have fun ~ Meet people ~ Learn to drum ~ Get fit ~

Pulse8 cardio drumming classes are ideal for people who are over-weight, feeling isolated and unexcited by the gym, right through to people who are fit and energetic looking for an interesting way to stay fit.

What happens at Pulse8 classes?

Date/Time: 
Friday, 12 July, 2019 -
19:15 to 20:15

These workshops will explore each of the five ways to wellbeing - Connect, Be Active, Take Notice, Keep Learning and Give. We recommend you attend all 5 sessions of the rolling programme to feel the full benefits.

There is an opportunity for a 20 minute 1-2-1 session with a wellbeing worker.

If you have any questions or would prefer to book over the phone then call us on 01454 868583 or email wellbeing@southernbrooks.org.uk

Evidence suggests there are 5 steps we can all take to improve our wellbeing.

Date/Time: 
Tuesday, 2 July, 2019 -
14:30 to 15:30

Rooted is a contemporary dance theatre production packed with emotive imagery and rich textured movement, bringing together unheard stories from those living in isolation. Performed by passionate young dancers using visceral group choreography, it examines what it means to feel alone. This commissioned piece explores the duality of isolation and assimilation through contemporary dance theatre.

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 25 July, 2019 - 19:00 to Saturday, 27 July, 2019 - 19:00

Hello hello,

Please see the flyer attached. Marmalade Trust are putting on an event for Loneliness Awareness Week and I want to get the word out as far and wide as possible. Please could you share and please will you join us?

The day is designed to be as interactive as possible, art workshops, games, performances from the infamous Granny Rap and the beautiful harmonies from the Melody Makers choir, inspired poetry, monologues from the wonderful Alonely group, soul searching melodies from Kimberleigh....

Date/Time: 
Friday, 21 June, 2019 -
11:00 to 16:00

Bristol Food Network’s Get Growing Garden Trail returns for the 8th year, with 32 of Bristol’s fruit and veg gardens throwing open their gates throughout June. The Trail offers the perfect opportunity for families and friends to explore the city’s community allotments, orchards, smallholdings, mini market gardens, city farms, productive parks and even a unique berry maze!

Date/Time: 
Saturday, 1 June, 2019 - 10:00

As part of Bristol Food Connections, join us in preparing simple, healthy food that we will be cooking outdoors.  Our new pizza oven will be up and running, plus there will be lots of other tasty treats that we will be sharing as a picnic in our beautiful walled, Victorian garden.  A group from Blaise museum will be coming along too, demonstrating food from the past.  Come and join us and help make it Blaise's biggest and best picnic.

Date/Time: 
Saturday, 22 June, 2019 -
11:30 to 15:00

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