Welcome to MyThornbury - your online guide to events and organisations in Thornbury, South Gloucestershire.
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The annual event will take place in March, and will include the usual classes in Speech and Drama, Vocals, Instrumentals, and Choirs and Orchestras.
The Syllabus listing all the dates and classes will be available from the end of October, and entries need to be sent in as soon as possible, with a closing date in mid to late January. Click below to read more...
More of us are spending time and money at our Leisure Centre. Circadian Trust, which operates eight local Leisure Centres, says sales topped £10 million pounds in the last financial year.
The social enterprise says the number of paying visitors rose to 2.5m, thanks to dedicated staff, investment in facilities and using technology to improve customer experience.
The Sweet Chestnut tree by the vicarage has now come down and been relocated to Streamleaze Green to be sculpted. Click below to see pictures of the move in progress...
Age UK South Gloucestershire has a waiting list of over 60 older people who are feeling lonely and need a befriending volunteer to visit them once a week for a chat. What they really hope for is a regular chat and a cuppa with a familiar face, which in some cases is the only social contact they have each week. Giving one hour a week can make a big difference to someone's life - for more information call 01454 411707 or click below.
Barnardo's, one of the UK’s leading children’s charities, are recruiting adoptive parents and foster carers from all backgrounds in South Gloucestershire. They are particularly looking for people to foster teenagers. You won’t be alone as they offer 24 hour support and regular supervision, a generous fostering allowance, professional fee plus excellent training.
So if you want to change a child’s life for the better, click below get in touch.
Workers at Heritage in Thornbury who removed two backing panels to update them with new fabric discovered a (very) old fireplace and adjacent large alcove. While Heritage explore ways of using them in the future they have backed the shelving with glass to allow everyone to see these fabulous pieces of history. It's worth a peek.
Eastwood Park is hosting its first Baby and Toddler Fair on October 4th. They plan to run this event annually from now on and will be working with lots of local suppliers and organisations within our community. It's free to enter and there will be demonstrations to get involved in as well as guidance and support from groups and organisations. Click below to read more...
You'll be a-mazed at what's going on for children in the library this summer. It's Mythical Maze, Summer Reading Challenge 2014! The challenge begins on 12 July and runs until 13 September. It's free to join in the fun, and there'll be free activities throughout the holiday to help children complete the challenge.
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