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What's On in Bleadon? Events and Activities Blog, Calendar or also see What's New 

See here for local events and activities posted (not chronologically) below the calendar, feel free to comment on them if you like. Also click here for regular events, activities and users of the Coronation and Jubilee Halls (also for Hall Bookings and information) and here is What's On @ The Halls and  What's on in North Somerset or Visit Somerset Official Tourism website 

Calendar is above and Blog below here.  

Please read our latest posts below (not in chronological order) and comment on them if you like. If you want to add a new blog topic of your own choosing just email me the content or use the contact page and I will post it asap. You may be also interested in our Be Involved, Whats New, Neighbourhood Watch or Classified/Lost and Found blog pages and please remember that historical posts can be viewed by selecting the drop down menu at the top of the blog home page. 

 

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Introducing Kate the new Halls Booking Officer

Posted on 11th October, 2017

 

My name is Kate James, I am married to Tony, have 3 children and I have lived in Bleadon for about 15 years, firstly on Shiplate Road and then after about six years we moved to another house closer to the village. 
We love living in this village and I have been involved in organising a few village events such as the Royal Wedding Party and the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Party. I was also the first president of Bleadon WI, a post which I held for two years (I am still an active member) and was on the committee for the Youth Club for a while.
Alongside my new role as Bookings Officer I also work part-time at Uphill Primary School where I have been for 15 years.
Jo has done an amazing job over the last 35 years and I hope I can continue to do as good a job as she has.

Harvest Festival

Posted on 2nd October, 2017

Bleadon Harvest Festival 2017

 

On Sunday 15th October we will be celebrating our Harvest Festival with: An Informal Service in Church at 10.15am  and A Lunch in the Coronation Hall at 12 noon for 12.30pm (Please see attached poster) During the service we will be collecting produce, none perishable food and money to support: Bournville Food Bank and "Somewhere to go" a Weston based project providing lunches and advice for homeless people and those in acute poverty. You are invited to join in all or any part of these celebrations.

 

Please do get back to me if you need more info.

See you soon

Tim

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Rev'd Tim Erridge Parish Priest: Bleadon and Bournville Tel: 01934 815 404

Sunday Teatime Together August 13 2017

Posted on 10th August, 2017

Sunday Teatime Together August 17Sunday Teatime Together: Themed Crafts, Refreshing Worship and Cake! 4pm to 5pm on the 2nd Sunday of each month at Bleadon Youth Club. We will be meeting on Sunday 13th August with activities titled “What next” looking at hopes for the future. All welcome. Our activities are planned to be especially suitable for children and families, but we welcome all who are young at heart! For more info contact Tim on 01934 815 404 or revtimerridge@gmail.com This activity is run by Bleadon Parish Church. www.bleadonchurch.co.uk

 

Greetings All,

I hope your summer is going well.
If you are away, I hope you are enjoying yourselves!
Come to that if you are at home I hope you are enjoying yourselves too!
We decided to cary on with Sunday Teatime Together in August so If you are around, please do come and join us on the 13th.
If you want to bring or tell friends, please do.
Hope to see you soon,
 
Rev'd Tim Erridge
Parish Priest: Bleadon and Bournville
Tel: 01934 815 404

See Bleadon from the Top - 20 August 2017

Posted on 31st July, 2017

Bleadon Church Open TowerBleadon Church Open Tower Day - Sunday 20th August 2017, 2-4pm. Plus Tea, Cake and Treasure Hunt. Some safety restrictions apply to tower access.

Brean Way Pirate Cycle Ride

Sun 20 August 2017, 10:00 – 15:00 BST

Enjoy a pirate themed family fun ride to celebrate the new Brean Down Way cycle route opening.

The mass participation family cycle ride has registration between 10 - 11am in Uphill, bring a picnic for on the beach at Brean and your best pirate costume!

 

More information and registration via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pirate-family-fun-cycle-ride-tickets-35633845792 

North Somerset Council Sustainable Travel & Road Safety Team is the Organiser of Pirate Family Fun cycle ride

 

Animal Behaviour & Welfare TalkThursday 24th August 7pm-9pm. Raffle and refreshments. Talk is by Jo Hockenhull (University of Bristol researcher), Charlotte Harding and Chelsie Bailey (BSc Animal Behaviour & Welfare Science graduates). The evening will discuss dogs, cats, rabbits and horses' behaviour/welfare/diet including the latest research. All money raised from the event will go to The Digglers Charitable Trust to help fund raise for Chelsie to do a second degree in Veterinary Science. The event is in Bleadon Village Hall, Weston-super-mare, BS24 0PG. Please email theveterinarydream2017@gmail.com to reserve seats.

poppyAs part of the 75th Anniversary of World War II Charles Reeves has been interviewed by Radio Bristol concerning his memories of being bombed out of his home in Worle on the 28th June 1942

 

See the video here

 

You can also listen to the interview at 7.20am and the second part at 8.20am on BBC Radio Bristol tomorrow, 28 June 2017. After 9am you can listen back to the programme via this link. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0550bh2

Skip along to 50 minutes in and 1 hour 50 minutes in for Charles pieces. It will be available for 30 days.

 

Charles reeves memories of WW2 bombing at Worle 28 June 1942

 

See also more of WSM at War on the WSM & District Family History Society website at

http://wsmfhs.org.uk/journals/weston-super-mare-war-1939-1945

Bleadon WI are holding an afternoon tea and prosecco on Saturday, 15th July 3pm-5pm in The Coronation Hall, Bleadon. In aid of the Weston Hospital Scanner Appeal. Everyone welcome.

 

For more details contact: Aline Bennett 01934 750506 or aline_bennett@yahoo.co.uk

 

After all the hard work of the past few months I am delighted to invite you to the Grand Opening of the Brean Down Way on Friday 7 July.

 

The formal bit will be at 11.45 for noon, at the sluices across the River Axe. We hope that you will also be able to join us in walking or riding the section of the route that Greenways and Cycleroutes has just completed after the opening. 

 

We are planning a day of festivities, starting with a walk or ride through the North Somerset section, and going on to the tip of Brean Down, via a barbecue at the National Trust Café, and, weather permitting, games on the beach. You are of course welcome to join those too. The invitation attached has all the details.

 

Feel free to share this invitation with others who may be interested. We are immensely proud of what we have achieved, and would like to see as many people as possible there for the opening.

 

Please be warned that the route may not be open if you try to cycle it before 7 July. The Environment Agency have asked us to wait for them to build their fences before allowing public access.

 

 

Caroline Levett

For Greenways and Cycleroutes Limited

 

Also see Mercury Article

See also here for more details of the project

Village Picnic - 8 July 2017

Posted on 31st May, 2017

A date for your diary.

 

The Friends of Bleadon Church are planning a Village Picnic from 7.00pm on Saturday July 8th.

IT WILL OF COURSE be a lovely, warm summer evening and so we will have a decorated  marquee and gazebos in the car park.

Your picnic box food will be available from the Coronation Hall, tea and coffee will be provided and there will be a bar.

While you are enjoying your food there will be a choir to sing you Madrigals and English Folk songs and a group of dancers in full costume will perform C18th country dances for your entertainment. This group hope you will join them for a while in practical participation.

The music will then advance to a more C21st style which will give you a chance to dance in your own style.

Tickets will cost £10 per person £5 for children under 12 and will shortly be available from Mary Hollis on 811165 or Gill Williams on 813255.

Do bring the family, the playground is always open for the children.

 

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