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Tag: Christmas

It’s May and time for the Glos Rd Central Mayfest on Saturday 7 May

This extremely popular free community event is part of the Neighbourhood Partnership Festival Week and is a big day on our social calendar. Traders will be offering a range of activities and special sales outside…
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Lynne Fernandes Optometrist Wins Major Award

Local Optometrist, Lynne Fernandes, has been awarded with one of her industry’s biggest accolades. Lynne was presented with the ‘Optometrist of the Year’ trophy in the annual Optician Awards in the presence of over 500…
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Spot Gordon on the Gloucester Road this Christmas!

Gordon the Gloucester Road Goblin & Best Christmas Window Display Competition Following the incredible success of the Gromit trail across Bristol over the summer. The traders of Gloucester Road have produced their own homegrown creature,…
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Give generously to the North Bristol Foodbank this Christmas Please!

Many of you lovely local people have previously given food donations to support our North Bristol Foodbank based at Revive Charity Shop, 555/557 Filton Avenue and linked with Ebenezer Church, 286 Filton Avenue. For those…
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Join Bristol Cabot Choir for a Christmas Fanfare!

Join in the Christmas spirit on Monday 16th December 2013 with Bristol Cabot Choir when they return to Bristol Cathedral for their annual Christmas Concert. Conducted by Musical Director Rebecca Holdeman, the choir is delighted…
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Knutty Knitters Launch Xmas Cards for Charity

Knutty Knitters Launch Christmas Cards for St Peter's Hospice Last year Bristol was taken by storm by a group of self-proclaimed 'Knutty Knitters' who delighted the city with a tour of their life-sized ‘Knitivity’ scene.…
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Welly Toddlers Remember the True Spirit of Christmas

This is a lovely story. I was contacted in early December by a parent whose child attends the Welly Pre-School (based at Horfield Parish Church Hall), with news of a Christmas Giving event that the…
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ASuARE Happy Christmas studio special

ASuARE Happy Christmas studio special Share your shoot, £45 per family* 15 minutes, 15 images, Shoot & Disc. Portraits by artist/photographer Alessandra Sormani To book contact 07921 652 744 Studio based just off the Gloucester…
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Britain's Biggest Walking Festival

Ramblers Festival of Winter Walks: 22 December 2012- 6 January 2013 The Ramblers hugely popular Festival of Winter Walks starts before Christmas, giving you a fortnight of free, festive, fun-filled walking adventures. Whether you fancy…
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Local Pre-School help with Christmas Salvation Army Appeal

Horfield Welly Pre-School is taking part in the Salvation Army Christmas Present appeal. I was delighted to be contacted by a local parent who told me the purpose of the group’s involvement is two fold.…
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2012 North Bristol Art Trail on 24th & 25th November

Now in its 11th year, the North Bristol Art Trail will once again be offering a spectacular array of artwork from over 100 artists displaying in more than 50 venues across the north of Bristol.…
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A Horsey Nativity!

Come and enjoy the festive fun of the Avon Riding Centre's Nativity and Carol Service. The much look forward to event takes place on Thursday 8th December, 6.30pm at Avon Riding Centre, Kings Weston Road…
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Have yourself a handcrafted Christmas at Bishop Road Primary School

Bishopston Christmas Market, December 1st 2011, 7pm to 10pm & Bishop Road Christmas Fair, December 10th 2011, 2pm to 4.30pm. There are two important Christmas events you should enshrine in the diary each year: the…
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Carols in the Park raises excellent amount for charity

St Andrews Park was magical as it boasted it's beautiful white coat of snow. We wondered "would anyone venture out on an evening like this?" To our great delight a huge crowd of all ages…
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