Coniston Community Centre

Patchway Community in Bristol

Welcome Back!

Welcome back! We hope everyone had fantastic summer holidays, and has not melted in the heat.

But the fun does not have to stop as there is always something going on at Coniston Community Centre.

We have a lot going on, such as; regular dance classes, workshops, informal coffee mornings, diabetic eye screenings, fitness classes, meditation sessions, art classes, events and so much more on offer. We are welcoming a few new groups to the Centre, including the Finnish Language School, Chaotic War Gaming and Adventure Babies.

Other groups have also expanded with Pole Dancing offering more sessions on a Wednesday as well as their usual Monday sessions and Tae Kwon Do now taking place on Wednesday’s, Friday’s and Sunday’s. For a look at our regular weekly bookings, just click on the ‘What’s On’ tab and see the full list. We also regularly update our Facebook page, so you can find more out there.

We also have Ann Physiocare, BAT, DHI and Southern Brooks Community Partnership here on a regular basis, all offering services to benefit you.

And on the last Friday of the month it is Brooks Café’s infamous Theme Night. Book now to avoid disappointment!

Drop in for some cake, coffee or a delicious meal at Brooks Café and see what we have to offer.

Have an idea of a class you want to run? An event you want to put on? Whether it is a class, a workshop, a Birthday party, a business meeting, a conference, a baby shower, an engagement party, a coffee morning, a fun group or something else Coniston has the facilities to help make your event memorable, easy and affordable. Or maybe you have some free time & would just like to volunteer? We always appreciate the support, come in to find out more.

Feel free to contact Centre Manager Amelia Wheeler at Coniston on 0117 923 68 78, or email info@conistoncommunitycentre.org.uk.

Don’t forget to like us on Facebook and Instagram and to follow us on twitter.

 

See you soon!

Play Leader or Play Worker Vacancy

Are you aged 18+

Do you enjoy working with children?  Looking for work for the summer?

Play leaders £8.75ph @ 30 hours per week

Play workers £7.75ph @ 25 hours per week

We are also looking for volunteers and bank staff

 30th July – 24th August 2018 (4 weeks only)

Closing date for applications – Friday 18th May 2018

April News.

We were pleased to welcome OOOH ARRR Productions to the Centre last year and they held a sell out Disney Disco over the Easter break here at the Centre .

The Centre has been very busy with regular booking both community and business events. We also had some bookings for birthday parties, Baby Namings and also an Islamic gathering recently.

If you would like to book a room please contact the Centre Manager on 0117 923 68 78 or e-mail info@conistoncommunity centre.org.uk .

Please come in and take a look around our Centre anytime Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 5.00pm .

Brooks Cafe located inside the Centre will be holding there next Theme night on Friday 27th April which will have a Mexican Theme further details and to book a table please contact the Cafe direct on 07 969 627 104

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March News

Hello my name is Wardah Tashfeen and i am the Temporary Centre Manager while Amelia is on Maternity Leave.

Amelia gave birth to a lovely baby boy in February  named Wyatt and we will be welcoming her back in May .

We have been pleased to welcome Avon and Somerset Police who have been running a Citizens Academy course here at the centre with good attendance for members of the public to find out a bit more about what goes on behind the scenes at Avon and Somerset Police.

The centre continues with regular bookings such as , art classes, martial arts, brownies, guides, ladybirds, quiz nights, health groups, as well as dance classes and much much more.

We are available for both private and commercial hire and we offer reduced rates for Patchway Residents if you would like to find out more just pop in Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 5.00pm and speak to me and i will be only to happy to show you around the centre and tell you some of the great things we have happening here.

While you pop in why not have some cake or a cuppa tea at the Brooks Cafe we have based here in the centre,

Hope to meet you in the centre soon.

 

Wardah Tashfeen. (Temporary Centre Manager)

 

Free Courses and Workshops at Coniston Community Centre .

From 15.01.2018 Every Monday from 1pm -2pm For 10 weeks . Mindfulness: Practice simple technigques designed to help you live in the moment and to find peach in accepting the world, and yourself as they are.

Wednesday : 17.01.2018 : Happiness Course: 2.30 -3.30pm : An opportunity to learn techniques and ideas which strenthen mental wellbeing and create a more hopeful outlook.Course runs for 4 weeks.

Thursday  : 18.01.2018 : Therapeutic Music Relaxation Session: Come and relax to the sounds of rare acoustic instruments; and discover the therapuetic properties of music. 2 – 3pm

Thursday: 25.01.2018: Tai Chi -Qi Gong: A gentle,beautiful and flowing Qi-Gong exercise-designed to relax and rejuvenate your body and increase your energy.  2 -3pm for 4 weeks

Thursday : 01:02.2018; Yoga: An introductory course to Hatha Yoga, focusing on gentle postures designed to build strength ,and align the body to help energy flow more freely. 7.00 -8.00pm for 8 weeks.

Friday for 6 weeks starting 16.02.2018 : Creative Music Workshop 2.30 -3.30pm . A place for people to come together and create music: with the support of a professional tutor, instruments can be provided, no prior expereience needed.

Complimentary drinks provided after the classes.

 

Contact Georgina Green on 01454 86 85 70 for more information or e-mail georginagreen@southerbrooks.org.uk

Welcome 2018 News from the centre.

We welcome all our users back after the festive break and hope that you have enjoyed the festive season.

New activities for 2018 here at the centre include a Fitness class on a Monday evening from 6.30pm and the regular theme night in Brooks Cafe is on Friday 26th January . This is a Burns night theme and the menu is available inside Brooks Cafe and also on the Facebook page of Brooks Cafe and The Community Centre.

Calling all coffee lovers! Brooks Cafe in Patchway is looking for people to help in the cafe for a couple of hours a week to build a strong community using the power of a good cuppa and a chat.
Get in touch with Catherine if you’re interested in starting a New Year’s resolution! volunteering@southernbrooks.org.uk

Here at the centre we are always open to new ideas and suggestions .

Would you like to use the centre for a birthday party or maybe hold a small meeting we have 4 spacious rooms as well as smaller rooms come in to the centre any Monday to Friday to speak to Amelia the Centre Manager and she will gladly show you around our great Community Centre based in the heart of Patchway.

Christmas Closure

Coniston Community Centre: Christmas Closure


We are open as normal on

Friday 22nd December 2017

We are closed on:

– Saturday 23rd December 2017
– Sunday 24th December 2017
– Monday 25th December 2017
– Tuesday 26th December 2017
– Wednesday 27th December 2017
– Thursday 28th December 2017
– Friday 29th December 2017
– Saturday 30th December 2017
– Sunday 31st December 2017

– Monday 1st January 2018

We reopen following the Christmas break on

Tuesday 2nd January 2017
Sorry for any inconvenience that this might cause.

We are operating as normal outside of these days.

Thank you for your understanding!

 

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Christmas Fayre 2017

It's the most wonderful time of the year. So, come on down to Coniston Community Centre's Christmas Fayre, there is plenty going on. If you would like to book a stall and show us what you've got contact Amelia Wheeler at info@conistoncommunitycentre.org.uk

 

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year.
So, come on down to Coniston Community Centre’s Christmas Fayre, there is plenty going on.
If you would like to book a stall and show us what you’ve got contact Amelia Wheeler at info@conistoncommunitycentre.org.uk

Hire News

Would you like to hire Coniston Community Centre for you next social event.

We have had weddings, christenings, birthdays, baby showers ,engagements and much more .

We offer competitive rates and can adapt to suit your  needs.

These are just a small selection of some photos of an event held here last December .

Please contact the centre manager on 0117 923 68 78 , or e.-mail info@conistoncommunitycentre.org.uk or just pop in and have a look around.

Catering can also be arranged by special arrangement with Brooks Cafe situated on the ground floor. image1 image2 image3