Here are some of the events in and around South Gloucestershire:

Thursday, January 17

Irish Dance Music

The band play once a month in the relaxed atmosphere of the front bar round the fire.

The Salutation, Ham, Berkeley

From 7.30pm to 10pm - free event

Mothers' Union AGM

Branch meetings are usually on the third Thursday of each month.

St Mary's Church, Yate, Church Road

From noon - free

Yate and Dodington Priority Neighbourhoods Meeting

The neighbourhood will meet to discuss community issues.

Tyndale Primary School, Yate, Tyndale Avenue

From 10am - free

Friday, January 18

Haven Memory Café Event

Evoke Reminiscence with Gloucestershire Archives - Kate O’Keefe

United Reformed Church, Thornbury

From 10.15am to 11.45am - free event

Electrical Household Appliances of a Bygone Age

A talk entitled "A Runway..." by Sir Ian Macfadyen KCVO, CB, OBE.

Hawkesbury Upton Village Hall, High Street

From 8pm - tickets £2 per person


Most suitable for ages 0-4 years, all activities free of charge, no booking required.

Thornbury Library, St Mary Street, Thornbury

From 10.30am - free entry

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Introduction to Social Media for Business Owners

This workshop is free to attend, delivered on behalf of South Gloucestershire Council by Esther James of Sociaable.

Bristol & Bath Science Park, Dirac Crescent, Emersons Green

From 9.30am - register at

Saturday, January 19

Frozen Soundtrack on Ice

Skate for a full 45min session on a real ice rink to the soundtrack from this favourite film.

Old Down Estate, Tockington, Foxholes Lane

From noon - tickets from £13.50 at

Rockhampton Folk Festival Winter Series

They are proud to present an exciting Winter Series starting with the delightful Spindle Ensemble.

Rockhampton Village Hall, Church Road, Rockhampton

From 7.45pm - public performances are £10

Live Music Night: We Are The Lost Boys

We are The Lost Boys will be playing live - a great band who have supported The Swan for many many months.

The Swan, Thornbury, High Street

From 9pm - free

Sunday, January 20

Jigsaw Race

Teams of four will compete to complete a 500 piece jigsaw in the shortest time.

Horton and Little Sodbury Village Hall, Horton Hill, Horton

From 2pm - to guarantee a place please contact Lynn Edwards: 01454 323848 or Alison Barlow: 07973 382795

Christingle Service

A service where we celebrate Jesus as the light of the world and use the Christingle to symbolise the person of Jesus.

St Mary's Church, Yate, Church Road

From 4pm - free

Monday, January 21

Chipping Sodbury Festival 2019 - Committee Meeting

Looking for people to help with the festival and are very welcoming.

Saint John's Church Centre, Wickwar Road

From 7.45pm - free

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Tytherington WI

We are a happy and friendly group who meet on the third Monday of each month.

Tytherington Village Hall, Itchington Road, Tytherington

From 2pm - free

Beginners Music Classes

Learn an instrument by ear in a friendly group.

Falfield Village Hall, Falfield

From 5.30pm - half hour sessions £5, hour sessions £10

Free Yoga in Yate

A series of gentle introductory workshops to yoga, incorporating some mindfulness practice.

St Nicholas' Family Centre, Chargrove, Yate

From 7pm - free

Tuesday, January 22

Chocolate and truffle making class & afternoon tea

For those chocoholics out there, learn how to make your own delicious chocolates and truffles.

Thornbury Castle, Castle Street, Thornbury

From noon to 3pm - Costs £36.50 per person

Bovis Appeal

They have requested a planning appeal against South Gloucestershire Council's non determination of their Planning Application.

Turnberrie's Community Centre, Thornbury, Bath Road

From 10am - free

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Al-Anon Family Group

Al-Anon Family Groups provide support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not.

Cranleigh Court Chapel, Yate, Cranleigh Court Road

From 6.30pm - free entry

Sodbury Players present 'Jack & The Beanstalk'

Written by Tina Milton and ably assisted by Diane Owen, 'Jack & The Beanstalk' promises to be a GIANT of a show.

Chipping Sodbury Town Hall, Broad Street, Chipping Sodbury

From 7.30pm - tickets £11 from