What's On Guide 13th- 19th January

What's On Guide 13th- 19th January
Posted By: Admin, 13th January

Arts and Entertainment

Barry Cryer and Colin Sell: Live Again!

26th January, 2pm

Bristol Old Vic

£14- £18.50

0117 9877877

In yet another farewell tour, Baz returns, reunited with Colin Sell who refuses to take no for an answer. They combine to entertain you with songs, jokes and the amazing realisation that they are still here.


Leisure/Food/Nature/Meet ups/Community

Talking Tables

Lawrence Weston Community Farm

Caroline- 0117 3533042

Tues 21st Jan- Tues 10th March, 10am-1pm

Windmill Hill City Farm

Fri 21st Feb- Fri 27th March, 10am-1pm

Free sessions delivered by LinkAge in two different city farms. For a period of 6-8 successive weeks, you will do cooking sessions in a small group, meeting other local people and eating together. Book your place on this upcoming run of sessions for free!


Raking and Baking

St Werburghs Community Centre


Starts 9th January for 8 weeks, Thurs 10am-3pm

0117 9551351

Free 8 week course about practical plant knowledge and plant-based cooking. Book your place! There will be another course from 5th March also.



Tai Chi Shibashi for older people

Starts Monday 13th, fortnightly, 2-3pm

Cameron Centre, Gainsborough Square, Lockleaze

£3. First session free

Affordable tai chi shibashi for older people, to help build strength, balance and peace of mind.


Tai Chi

Tuesdays, 3-4pm

Elephant House, 1 Dean St, Bedminster

Affordable tai chi shibashi for older people, to help build strength, balance and peace of mind.



Foodie and Gardening Volunteer, Milestone Trust

Flexible hours, Wednesdays

0117 9709356

Are you passionate about the food you eat and how it’s grown? Every Weds lunchtime, Milestones Trust Expressions Arts Hub runs the Talking Café, supporting people to come together and eat, learn to cook and share stories. We want a volunteer to help grow veg with passion and patience.


Volunteer opportunity- carers café group facilitator

Part time, 2 hours per month

Kingfisher Café, Fishponds

Carers Support Centre is looking for a volunteer who would like to facilitate a monthly group for carers aged 50+. You will go to Vassall Centre, then meet carers at Kingfisher Café, ensuring everyone feels welcomed and included. You will email/phone carers 5 days before the group meets to remind them, and book a table at the café accordingly.



Odeon Silver Cinema- Official Secrets

Odeon, Union Street

Thursday 16th Jan, 11am


The true story of a British whistleblower who leaked information to the press about an illegal spy operation to push the sanctioning of the 2003 Iraq invasion.


Recurring Events


Fridays 7.30-9.30pm

St Pauls Community Sports Academy, Newfoundland Rd

£7 for 2 hours

First session free

07901 752693

Pickleball is a paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels which combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong. Ring for more info!


Irish Dancing for 50+

Fridays 10.45-11.45am

B&A 160A Gloucester Rd



A welcoming class of irish dancing, welcome to anyone to start. Pay on the day! Ring for more info.


Victoria Park Short Walks

Monthly walks on last Sunday of the month


Meet at Windmill Hill City Farm, Bedminster

Free, just turn up

Short, fun, led walks held at a steady pace. Walk routes on tarmacked paths with some hills. All welcome.


Staying Steady (Easton)

Easton Leisure Centre

Wednesdays, 11.15-12.30


0117 9558840

Strength and Balance class to help build strength, walk steadily and lower your risk of falling.


Beehive Beginners Line Dance

Beehive Centre, Whitehall

Fridays 10-11am


07530 421650

An inclusive line dance class for complete beginners. We start with a cup of tea.


Bristol Shares Reading

Tuesdays 2-3.30pm, Meeting Room, 1st Floor of Bristol Central Library

Free for all

A trained facilitator will read aloud great stories and poems. You can relax, listen and join in the conversation about what we have read. All reading material is provided, as is tea. These sessions happen in most public libraries across Bristol too, at different times.


Gerry’s Attic Dance

Monday 5.45-7.15pm and Friday 12noon – 2pm (term time only)

Trinity Centre



Welcoming dance classes for anyone 55 and over. Come and get involved!


Water based activities for 55+

Pooles Wharf Activity Centre, Young Bristol

Mondays 10am-12.30pm

0117 9292513

Gig rowing, canoeing and kayaking weekly sessions for over 55s. All welcome! Call for more info.


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