PLAY GROUP 9.15 – 2.45 p.m. £ 4.50 per hour Mrs. R. Tipping. Tel 9568637
3 September. For 2-and-a-half to 5 year olds. Learning through play, water, sand, painting, sticking, jigsaws, stories & plenty more. Please note Playgroup fees are payable half-term in advance.

HATHA YOGA Teresa Gornall 9.30 - 10.45 a.m. Weekly (private provision tel 0117 9498521)

RING OF TATTERS Mrs R Price. Monthly (Private provision tel 9776370) Ruth23price@yahoo
Tatting a very portable lace made with a shuttle

FAMILY HISTORY GROUP 10.00 - 12.00 a.m. £1.60 per session Mr G Ball 03 September Weekly.
Newcomers are very welcome to join this enthusiastic and friendly self-help group

POETRY CIRCLE CLUB 10.30-12.00 a.m. Fortnightly Mrs Frances Tanner 10 September £1.20 per session

ZUMBA GOLD 11.00 a.m.-12.00 noon Weekly Mrs D Griffin (Private provision 0117 9571853 07795811083)

KEEP FIT 12.00-1.00p.m. Weekly Mrs M Burnside (private provision)

SNOOKER CLUB 8.00 a.m. -10.30 p.m. Monday to Sunday Mr J Brice
Welcomes competent players of snooker or billiards (Competitions) £15.00 per annum plus table fees.

LUSH TUMS 1.00-2.30 p.m. Weekly Clair McGill (private provision tel 07889888179)

KINGSWOOD LACEMAKERS 2.00-4.00 p.m. 7.15-9.15 p.m. Mrs C Ireland (private provision tel 0117 9563891) This is an affiliated self-help group of bobbin Lace makers who meet each Monday afternoon except for the third in the month when the meeting is held at 7.15pm. New members are welcome.

WHIST CLUB 2.00 - 4.00 p.m. Weekly Mr Streatfield & Mrs L Tidball 3 September £1.60p per session (prize money not included)
Open to any Association members who enjoy a friendly game of Whist. No age limit.

SOLE SISTERS RUNNING GROUP 6.15-7.15 Various dates Steph Every (private provision)

TUTORING 4.00 – 8.00 p.m. Weekly Phillip McMahon (private provision)

HATHA YOGA 6.30 - 7.45 p.m. & 7.55 – 9.10 p.m. Mrs T Gornall (private provision tel 0117 9498521). Weekly

LUSH TUMS 7.30-9.30 p.m. Mrs Claire McGill (private provision 07889888179)

FIRST AID Various dates Ron Thomas (private provision tel 07703965700)

ESSENTIAL OILS CLASS 7.30-9.30 p.m. Georgie Flawn (private provision) Various dates

DOWNEND AND BROMLEY HEATH COUNCIL Various dates Mrs A Hocking (Private provision tel 0117 9567001)

GREEN FOX WORKSHOPS Various dates Gemma Lane (private provision 07532327810)

RELAXATION GROUP Melanie Gillespie (private provision 07766914995) 8.00-9.00 Weekly

STAPLETON SCHOOL OF DANCE (private provision 07500473770) Yearly


PLAY GROUP 9.15 - 2.45 p.m. £4.50 per hour Mrs K Sullivan Tel 9568637 4 September For 2-and-a-half to 5 year olds. Learning through play, water, sand, painting, sticking, jigsaws, stories & plenty more. Please note Playgroup fees are payable half-term in advance

GLASS ENGRAVING GROUP 10.00 - 12.00 a.m. Weekly
4 September Autumn £ 39.00 Spring £ 31.20 Summer £ 1.60 per session This operates mainly as a club and caters for those with varying degrees of experience. It also has the advantage of an advice and tuition session every fourth week under the guidance of Mr Chris Ainslee, a professional engraver. New members will be advised where necessary as to what equipment to obtain and a degree of help will be available from existing members during non-tuition sessions.

THE P & Q CLUB 10.00 - 12.00 noon. £1.60 per session Jackie Filer 4 September Weekly This happy group of enthusiasts is now meeting as a Club on a self-help basis, with the view to building on the patchwork and quilting skills acquired in previous years. They aim to arrange the occasional Demonstration whenever the opportunity presents itself.

TUESDAY ART CLUB 10.00 - 12.00 a.m. £1.60 per session Mrs S Brown 4 September Weekly Building on previous years’ groundwork, members of this group will continue to receive help and advice with Oils, Water colour and Pastels especially, including composition, drawing techniques and perspective. Within a friendly environment, group members will be encouraged and helped to produce work of their own choice each month and then to exhibit their best pieces

LUSH TUMS 10.00-11.30 a.m. Claire Mc Gill ( private provision tel 07889888179) Weekly

IVENGAR YOGA 12.30 – 1.45 Weekly Naomi Maggs (private provision tel 07940678872)

BIT’N PIECES CLUB 1.30 - 3.30 p.m. £1.60 per session Mrs M Bishop (Leader) 4 September Weekly A friendly group of patch work and sewing enthusiasts with varying levels of expertise meet as a self help group

HATHA YOGA 1.00-2.30 p.m. Louise Kennedy ( private provision (01179557621) Weekly Suitable for beginners and those with previous experience are welcome

ZUMBA 6.00-7.00 Weekly Mrs D Griffin (private provision tel 0117 9571853) 07795811083 )

HATHA YOGA 6.45-8.30 P.M. Weekly Mrs T Gornall (private provision) This course is not for beginners but for those who have had two year’s previous experience

COUNSELLING Various times and dates Daily Heart to Heart (private provision 07926314739)

COUNSELLING Various Times and dates Daily Vicky Hollins (Private provision Counselling for adults (age 16+) email qualified & registered member of BACP. One to one counselling on a long or short term basis. Please enquire for other available hours. Tel 07974404859

COUNSELLING Various times and dates Weekly Mel Wilkinson (private provision ( tel 07553976342)

COUNSELLING 4.00-7.00 P.M. Weekly Jill Young (private provision)

BOTTS TUMS AND THIGHS.7.00-8.00 p.m. Weekly Alison Bourne (private provision (7970678872)


PLAY GROUP 9.15 – 2.45p.m. £ 4.50 per hour Mrs K Sullivan Tel 9568637 5 September. For 2-and-a-half to 5 year olds. Learning through play, water, sand, painting, sticking, jigsaws, stories & plenty more . Please note Playgroup fees are payable half-term in advance. PILATES 8.45 – 9.45 a.m. Weekly Mrs E Osborne (private provision 07974252486)

BOOK-READING GROUP 9.45 – 10.45 a.m. To meet on the first Wednesday of each month. 5 September Mrs Melinda Gunnion (Private provision 0117 9570954)

LINCOMBE BARN BOOK-READING CLUB 9.45 - 11.00 a.m. £1.00 per session Mrs P Bennett & Mrs E Lansdowne 19 September This enthusiastic and welcoming group meets on the third Wednesday of each month to discuss books which are collected from the local library, Occasionally we buy a featured paper back..

MACHINE KNITTING CLUB 9.45 – 12.00 a.m. Weekly Mrs. S Vaughan 5 September Autumn £ 24.00 Spring £ 19.20 Summer £1.60 per session Machine knitting workshops will be held weekly by this friendly hands on group. Machines provided and previous experience not required

COUNTED CROSS-STITCH CLUB 10.00 - 12.00 p.m. Weekly Mrs I Winkworth 5 September Autumn £ 24.00 Spring £19.20 Summer £1.60 per session All levels of expertise welcome, beginners especially. Come and join our happy friendly group. We encourage interest in all cross-stitching techniques.

WEDNESDAY ART CLUB 10.00 - 12.30 p.m. £2.00 per session Jennye Clarke 5 September Weekly Within a friendly environment, club members will be encouraged and helped to produce work of their own choice each week which could then be put on exhibition.

BRISTOL WOODCARVERS 1.30-4.30 p.m. Fortnightly Sheila Bleadon ( private provision tel 07546526659)

WEDNESDAY BRIDGE CLUB 2.00 - 4.30 p.m. £ 2.00 per session 5 September Weekly Come and enjoy a friendly game of bridge. We cater for beginners and moderate players. Mr Derek Baillie

NEW LIFE CLASSES Iona Smith (private provision 07779579611)

CAMERA CLUB 7.30 – 9.30 p.m. £ 41.60 per annum Mrs. A Fullerton (Secretary) Roy Shergold Chairman A congenial forum for enthusiasts of all abilities. Friendly and informative. Guest speakers and competitions.

FLOWER ARRANGEMENT SOCIETY 7.30 - 9.30 p.m. £ 45.50 per annum Mrs Joyce Bishop Secretary 5 September First & third weeks each month 16 meetings a year (September to May) Four of these are for demonstrations and the others for practice

CLEEVE SINGERS 7.30-9.30 p.m. £ 50.00 per annum Mrs P Holmes 12 September Weekly There is an extra term charge to cover conductor and pianists costs. Additional tenors & basses will enable this very enthusiastic group to maintain its customary harmonious balance.


PLAY GROUP 9.15 – 2.45 p.m. £ 4.50 per hour Mrs K Sullivan Tel 9568637 6 September For 2-and-a-half to 5 year olds. Learning through play, water, sand, painting, sticking, jigsaws, stories & plenty more. Please note Playgroup fees are payable half-term in advance

KEEP FIT 9.30 – 10.30 a.m. £2.00 7 September Weekly This keen and friendly group has decided to continue as a self run group with one of the members leading the weekly sessions which include warm ups, main exercises and cool down. The £2.00 charge will cover the occasional purchase of new music (with any remaining balance being donated to Barn funds

SCRABBLE CLUB 10.00 - 12.00 a.m. £1.60 per session Mrs M Walker 6 September Weekly For members who would like to play a game of Scrabble in a friendly atmosphere. Beginners very welcome.

CRAFTERS CLUB 10.00 - 11.30 a.m. £1.20 per session Mrs S Brown 6 September Fortnightly Come and share your joy of crafting with us. We are interested in paper crafting, knitting and crochet

BARN BEES 2.00 - 4.00 p.m. No fee Mrs Joyce Smith September Monthly Ladies! Need an outlet for your knitting now that the family has grown up? Why not join us for a friendly knit and natter session and a cup of tea to knit, sew and crochet and make fund raising items for the Barn? Please note this is not a teaching class.

BARN BELLS 2.00 - 4.00 p.m. 1.60 per session Mrs J Dilworth 6 September Weekly Miss H Wren Persons with some music-reading ability are welcome. Study the skills & techniques of playing music on hand bells. Learn how to perform as a team & entertain.

Y’S MEN CLUB OF KINGSWOOD 6.30-10.00 p.m. Monthly Mr A Wallington (private provision) The group meet on the 3rd Thursday In the month for a meal and talk

WEIGHTWATCHERS 6.00-8.00 p.m. Weekly (private provision )

NATURAL HISTORY 7.30-9.30 p.m. Monthly Mrs P Gooding ( chairwoman ) 27 October £8.00 per annum Interested in wildlife and the countryside . We have illustrated talks on birds animals, flowers And geology. Scenery at home and abroad presented by guest speakers and our own members. Field walks in summer. 4th Thursday in the month.

LOCAL HISTORY 7.30-9.30 p.m. Monthly Mr John Thompson chairman 6 September £13.10 per annum There will be an additional charge of £1.50 per member at the door for each meeting attended Established over 40 years its aim to give a broad view of history with emphasis on topics of local history. Ist Thursday in the month.

GARDENING CLUB 7.30 - 9.30 p.m. £30.00. per annum Mrs C Broadway ( Secretary) 13 September ( 2nd Thursday in month) All those interested in gardening are welcome. Some demonstrations with speakers.

MEDITATION 7.30-8.30 p.m. Ms Tracy Whiting ( private provision 07913819689)

LUSH TUMS 7.30-9.00p.m. Weekly Claire McGill (private provision tel 07889888179)


PLAY GROUP 9.15 – 2.45 p.m. £ 4.50 per hour Mrs K Sullivan Tel 9568637 7 September. For 2-and-a-half to 5 year olds. Learning through play water, sand, painting, sticking, jigsaws, stories & plenty more Please note Playgroup fees are payable half-term in advance

FUN WITH FABRICS CLUB 10.00 - 12.00 a.m. £1.60 per session Jenny Tucker 7 September Weekly This group of enthusiasts has also decided to continue meeting on a self-help basis, with a view to building on the skills acquired in previous years. A number of demonstrations for group members, by a visiting specialist, have already been arranged .

PARKINSONS Tai Chi 10.15-12.15 a.m. Weekly Bonnie Murley (private provision 0117 9568248)

SING AND SIGN 9.45-12.00 a.m. Weekly Katherine Amor (private provision) Fun music classes for babies 6 months to 2 years. Learn signing to help your baby communicate before speech (tel 07970101617)

MUSIC for ENJOYMENT 1.45-3.45 p.m. £ 16.00 per annum Mrs P Gooding 28 September Fortnightly An afternoon of recorded music presented by our own members. Mainly Classical (like Classical FM) but other types may be played

TEA DANCE Jackie and Alan Crook 1.45 – 3.45 p.m. First Friday of each month Please come along for a great afternoon

DANCE AND DRAMA 4.00-6.00 p.m. Weekly (private provision) Mrs Louise Hopton Fun class for 5-12.year olds

HELEN O’GRADY DRAMA ACADEMY 4.00-7.00 p.m. Weekly Ms A Mazanac (private provision email tel 0117 9001602)

DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB 7.15 - 10.30 p.m. £2.60 per session 7 September Weekly A friendly club aimed at those with some experience of Bridge. Most players use ACOL bidding. The club is not EBU affiliated.



NEW LIFE CLASSES Iona Smith (private provision 07779579611)

BRISTOL BEADING GROUP 9.00-12.00 a.m. Monthly Mrs Evans (private provision 07930599880)

DRAMA Helen O Grady Academy 10.00-12.00 a.m. See (Friday information details) Mrs A Manzanac
( private provision tel 0117 9001602) Weekly

PATCH WORK & QUILTING 10.00-4.00 a.m. Monthly Mrs L Quinn ( private provision 0117 9663869) A class for intermediate students following the City & Guilds level 3 programme. An exciting course designed to develop personal creativity.

QUILTING 10.00-4.00 p.m. Monthly ( Joanne Galloway private provision 07980549632)

ABBEYWOOD TOTS ( private provision 0117 9693990) Christmas event Yearly


BRISTOL & WEST FLIGHT SIMULATOR GROUP 10.00am to 2.00 p.m. The fourth Sunday each month, New members will be welcome. Mr A Parish ( private provision tel 0117 9312247)

BRISTOL WOODCARVERS 2.00 pm to 5.00 p.m. Sheila Bleadon (private provision tel 07546526659) Monthly Paramitha Community (private provision) Various Mr Patel Church Service (private provison) Various

57 WARGAMES SOCIETY 3.00 pm. to 6.30 pm. 11 September Weekly Mr. G Lovell & Mr. A Clements Lincombe Barn Wargames Society is the oldest wargaming club in Bristol. We are a friendly club that meets every week on Sunday afternoon in North Bristol. The club has a tradition of being involved in the development of innovation in wargaming. Projects that the club has been involved in over the years include Lionel Tarr’s WWII rules (the first hobby modern wargaming rules as published by Donald Featherstone in War Games), Skirmish Wargames, Alien Squad Leader and the History of Wargaming Project. It was the first club to run a table top sale exclusively devoted to wargaming.
Annual events include:
Hordes of the Things Tournament- January
Table Top Sale- May
Reveille Wargaming Show- November
Trips to various wargamings shows
The club meets every Sunday from 3:00pm to 7:00pm at Lincombe Barn, Overndale Road, Downend, BS16 2RW.
It plays a large variety of games. New members are always welcome and the first couple of sessions are free.
The club holds a huge collection of scenery.
Facilities include free parking, toilets, use of a kitchen, and some light refreshments available to buy.
The weekly subscription of £3.20 for adults and £1.60 for juniors, and a yearly membership fee of £10 for adults and £5 for juniors. (Members must be at least 13 yrs old.)