What's On guide 2nd-9th July

What's On guide 2nd-9th July
Posted By: Rebecca Hine - Programme Administrator, 2nd July

~~The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Dr Faustus.
Tea-Powered Theatre continues its summer season with an adaptation of Marlowe's classic morality tale.
The latter run will be accompanied by their signature cream tea service during the intervals. Full of locally prepared jam, organic clotted cream and ethically sourced tea served directly to you in your seat. Bringing two great traditions of catching the matinee and afternoon tea together with modern convenience culture.
When/ Where: The Den in Basement 45, Frogmore St between the 2nd-5th of July at 7:30 pm and All Saints Church, Fishponds on the 7th and 8th of July at 4 pm.
How to get there:
Cost: Performance only: £7 / £5 concession. With cream tea: £12/ £10 concession
Contact: Tickets can be bought online ticketsource.co.uk/teapoweredtheatre or on the door(cash only). Minimum viewing age 12+"

St Pauls Carnival
2018 sees St Pauls Carnival return in style, celebrating 50 years since the first carnival in 1968. This iconic Bristol event represents the best of African Caribbean culture, as well as the diversity, creativity and vibrancy of its home city.
The first St Pauls Carnival took place in 1968 in the St Pauls neighbourhood of Bristol. The annual African Caribbean carnival has since grown to become one of the city’s greatest cultural events.
When: 12 noon to 22:00 on Saturday 7th July
Where: St Pauls, Bristol
Cost: n/a
Contact: www.stpaulscarnival.net

Gromit Unleashed 2
Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Appeal host a third Bristol arts trail across the city, and for the first time, there will be not one, but three characters taking part: lovable canine Gromit will be joined by his old pal Wallace and arch nemesis Feathers McGraw.
The public art trails will feature over 60 giant sculptures of popular characters created by Aardman
The award-winning charity has raised over £50 million to save lives and support sick children and their families at Bristol Children’s Hospital since 1995. Funds raised have helped, and are helping, patients and their families in the hospital to have access to the best medical care, pioneering equipment, expert doctors and nurses, family accommodation and patient activities.
When: 2nd July – 2nd September
Where: Various locations around Bristol
Cost: Free
How to get there: n/a
Contact: 0906 711 2191

 

Leisure/Food/Nature/Meet Ups/Community

Prime Time over 60s community lunch club
When: Wednesdays 1:30
Where: Salvation Army Citadel, BS6 5NL
How to get there: Buses 71, 76, 376
Cost: Free
Contact: Judith Davis: judith.davis@liverty.com / 07921 387038

 

Health/Wellbeing/Exercise

Golden Memories

A fun and supported social space to enjoy conversation, reminiscence and light physical activity (tackling loneliness, social isolation and supporting those living with dementia).
When: Fridays 12:30-3:30
Where:  Hengrove Leisure Centre, BS14 0DE
Cost: Free
How to get there: Buses 50 and 51
Contact: ktavender@bristolrugby.co.uk

 

Learning
Bridge for improvers
Have you learnt the basic game of bridge and want to expand your knowledge? Tuition by Robert Baker, Master Bridge Player. When he is not available we play  and practice.
When: Every Thursday 14:00 - 16:00
Where: Stoke Bishop Village Hall, 42 Stoke Hill, Bristol, BS9 1EX
How to get there: Buses 3 and 4
Cost: £5
Contact: For further details contact Luba on 0117 9682461.

 

Volunteering
Treasurer with The Bristol Older People’s Forum

Details of Role:
The Bristol Older Peoples Forum (BOPF) is looking for a keen, enthusiastic and experienced Treasurer/Trustee.  BOPF is a small charity with an annual income of less than £30,000.  As a charity we are managed by a small friendly group of Trustees who volunteer their time to support the organisation, and we  are looking for someone to offer their financial skills and expertise as Treasurer, to support the Finance and Administration Manager.
 
The Forum has secured extended funding for the next three years as a member of a partnership, to continue representing older people in Bristol and extending the range of voice and influence for all its citizens. In its 25th year BOPF has accepted new challenges and is working with the partners: The Care Forum, LGBT and the Bristol Multi Faith Forum and board guidance from Sari, Wecil and Voscur BME Voice, to fulfill Bristol City Council’s programme of voice and influence services.
 
Closing Date: Tuesday, 17 July, 2018 - 11:00

How to Apply:
If you would like to apply for this post please fill in an application form from www.voscur.org  and send it to: Yolanda Pot at bopfadmin@ageukbristol.org.uk or post your form to BOPF, c/o Age UK Bristol, Canningford House, 38 Victoria Street, Bristol BS1 6BY
For more information, you can also call Yolanda on 0117 927 9222.


Cinema Listings
Together
A powerful drama about an elderly couple who get separated into different care homes against their will, inspired by real life stories of elderly couples caught up in the social services system.
After 60 years of marriage, Rosemary (Sylvia Syms) and Philip Twain (Peter Bowles) are happily sharing their golden years taking care of one another. When Rosemary is taken to hospital for a routine procedure their perfect retirement starts to unravel. Philip is admitted to a care home and even when his wife is returned to the marital home he is not allowed to join her.
Frustrated by the system they take their lives in to their own hands and fight back. Even if they have to take a test to prove they are capable of independent living they will do it. They will do anything to be Together.
Date and time: Tuesday 3rd July 2pm/ Thursday 5th July 11am (silver screenings)
Director: Paul Duddridge
Cast: Sylvia Syms, Peter Bowles, Amanda Barrie, Nina Wadia
Where: Odeon cinema, Union st, BS1 2DS
How to get there: Multiple buses to City Centre
Cost: ODEON Silver Cinema is our series of film screenings for our guests who are over-55. Tickets are from £3* each and include tea, coffee and biscuits before your film.
Contact: 0333 014 4501/ www.odeon.co.uk

 


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