That was then, this is now.. welcome to TheNow. If you’re nostalgic for big hair and Wham T-shirts, frustrated at dealing with modern technology, or just fancy a fun night out... For our 30th birthday, and the opening of the newly extended actacentre, acta has brought together community performers from across the City to take a wry and light-hearted look at the world of 2015 and the last 30 years. Performing at the acta centre, Bedminster on: Wednesday September 23 Thursday September 24 Tuesday September 29 Wednesday September 30 Thursday October 1 All performances start at 7.30pm

Wednesday, 23 September, 2015 -
19:30 to 20:30

On Sunday 2nd August we will be opening the gates to the beautiful grounds of Goldney Hall in Clifton, for our 33rd Goldney Garden Party.

We have a packed line of up entertainers and in the garden children are sure to enjoy being entertained with the various fun and games.

Enjoy homemade cakes and refreshments in the Orangery, plus the chance to explore the stunning and rarely opened to the public gardens of Goldney Hall – including an 18th Century underground shell grotto – not to be missed!

Sunday, 2 August, 2015 -
13:00 to 17:00

LinkAge Bedminster, Southville and Ashton are holding their annual Wellbeing Day on Wednesday 8th July. The event is free to attend and open to all those over 55 or those interested in activities for over 55s in the BS3 area.

There will be seeral taster session of different activities throughout the day focussedon things that improve physical and/or mental wellbeing. These sessions include line dancing (10:30am), Chair Yoga (11:15am), Creative Writing (12:00pm), Use it or Lose It (seated exercise class - 12:45pm) and New Age Kurling (1:30pm).

Wednesday, 8 July, 2015 -
10:00 to 14:00

The Get Growing Garden Trail returns for a 5th year – with 30 groups showing off 36 gardens over the weekend of 6 & 7 June. The sites taking part range from pocket growing sites on high streets or in parks, to expansively productive fields. From miniature orchards tucked behind shops, to historic gardens, to working farms. Each community project has its own ways of working and its own ways for people to get involved. The best way to find what would suit you, is to get out and explore.

Saturday, 6 June, 2015 - 09:00 to Sunday, 7 June, 2015 - 17:00

Bristol will host its second official Armed Forces Day on Sunday 28 June from 10am to 4pm with free activities for all the family. There will be a parade marching from College Green at 10am to Queen Square, where an outdoor drumhead ceremony will take place in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Bristol and the Lord Lieutenant of Bristol.

At the square, there will be various stalls, including a range of military vehicles, providing information and activities about the Armed Forces in the local area.

Sunday, 28 June, 2015 -
10:00 to 16:00

Would you like to find out more about volunteering at Windmill Hill City Farm?

As part of National Volunteers Week, we invite you to come and meet us and take part in voluntary activities from 9.30-4pm on Friday 5th June.

Lunch is provided. 

This is chance to meet our current volunteers, find out more about volunteer roles, and
 get stuck into activities at the farm.

Friday, 5 June, 2015 -
09:30 to 16:00

See the attached poster for more information.

Thursday, 7 May, 2015 - 14:30

Indonesia is an incredibly diverse archipelago, with no less than 17,000-odd islands, each with an individual identity. From Indian Ocean-facing, volcanic Sumatra to the Pacific waters of tribal Papua, the long-standing supporting cast of Indonesia’s islands are primed and ready for billboard status. Those prepared to venture that bit farther will be rewarded with some of the country’s most exotic wildlife, best diving and surfing spots, tallest volcanoes interesting tribal cultures, diversity in culture and amazing culinary to be offered!

Saturday, 25 April, 2015 -
13:00 to 18:00


Deaf and Deafblind Sports and Information Day

7th March 2015

10am to 4pm

Everyone is welcome to attend, including support workers, carers, family members and professionals

Free Entry

City Academy Bristol, Russell Town Avenue, Bristol BS5 9JH

Tea, Coffee and refreshments will be served

BSL and hands-on Interpreters will be available

For more information, contact:-

Saturday, 7 March, 2015 -
10:00 to 16:00

Peer Support are having an exhibition!

Please come and support us and see what amazing art has been produced by the disabled adults who are a part of the Creative Challenge group. Our very talented artists are excited about this event and would love to meet you.

You will even get a chance to try out Creative Challenges yourself.

The Open Evening is on Friday 13th March at 6 pm and the exhibition continues over the weekend.

Open to all. See you there. 

Friday, 13 March, 2015 - 18:30 to Sunday, 15 March, 2015 - 17:00


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