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Saturday 16th December 2017

2pm: Thornbury Tennis Club Mulled Wine & Mince Pies Afternoon
Mundy Playing Fields

YOU’RE INVITED TO A SPECIAL 2017 CHRISTMAS MULLED WINE & MINCE PIES AFTERNOON.

In typical TLTC tradition, we will be holding a Mulled Wine and Mince Pies event immediately after a Saturday Club Session.

This year we’re going to make it a little different. As the club has not held its annual awards evening this year we will be using the Mulled Wine & Mince Pies afternoon to give out a few awards.

The TLTC Committee invite you all to this very popular afternoon event.

It will start at 2.00pm with club session tennis, then at approximately 3.45pm the serving of the mince pies and mulled wine will begin. Shortly after that, the committee will announce and give out the awards.

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www.thornburytennisclub.co.uk

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7pm: TCT Carols Around The Pubs
The Black Horse Pub

Meet at the Black Horse by 7pm ready to sing some carols with friends from across the churches. We sing a few carols in several pubs round the town centre, and collect for 'Crisis at Christmas'.

www.thornburycofe.org.uk

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Sunday 17th December 2017

9.30am: Brunch with Father Christmas
Thornbury Golf Centre

9.30am - 1.30pm
Breakfast for the children (Adults can add too) Meet Father Christmas and his elves, Christmas presents for the children.
£9.95 per child

www.thornburygc.co.uk
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11am: Morning Worship
United Reformed Church

Our remaining Advent, Christmas and New Year Services are:

Sunday 17th December – 11.00am
Morning Worship: Mr Alan Jones

Sunday 24th December – 11.00am
Journey to Bethlehem

Sunday 25th – Christmas Day: 10.00am
United Service with Methodist Church at the URC – Revd Heather Pencavel

New Year & Epiphany 2017/8

Sunday 31st December – 11.00am:
Morning Service at the Methodist Church, Thornbury High Street

Monday 1st January - New Year's Day:
1.30pm Gentle Ramble - starting & ending at the URC;
3.15pm Tea and Cakes
4pm New Year Service

Sunday 7th January – 11.00am:
Epiphany Service with Communion at the United Reformed Church: Revd Ruth Browning

ALL WELCOME!

www.thornburyurc.org

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6pm: 9 Lessons & Carols Service
St Mary's Church, Thornbury

www.thornburycofe.org.uk

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7.30pm: A Christmas Concert with Dursley Male Voice Choir
Berkeley Castle

Rejoice in the countdown to Christmas!

The powerful collective voice of Dursley Male Voice Choir, one of the finest choirs in Gloucestershire, returns to the Great Hall for another beautiful festive performance. With the majestic Christmas tree twinkling in the background, it’s the perfect way to build up to the big day!

There’s only one performance of this incredibly popular concert, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Click below to book.

www.berkeley-castle.com/whatson.html

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Monday 18th December 2017

2.15pm: Christmas Storytime
Thornbury Library

2:15 – 2:45pm

Our activities for little ones continue up to Christmas with special festive themed story sessions. Most suitable for 0 – 4 year olds.

www.mythornbury.co.uk/thornbury/t...
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6.30pm: Pack and Wrap Party

Enjoy wrapping Christmas gifts?  Come along to 22 Sibland Road, Thornbury.  We will be ‘packing and wrapping’ gifts for each guest at the Julian Trust Nightshelter for the Homeless.

All volunteers very welcome, if you haven’t been before it’s a fun evening and you will be very welcome.  Come along for as long as you are able.  For more information please contact Christine Dadd on (01454) 414396 - or just turn up on the night any time from 6.30pm.

www.ctk-thornbury.org.uk

7.30pm: Advent Penitential Service
Christ The King Church, Thornbury

www.ctk-thornbury.org.uk

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Tuesday 19th December 2017

6.15pm: Carol Singing in the Community
St Mary's Church Hall

Meeting at Church Hall.

Please come and join us as we go out to the community to bring the joy of Christmas. We sing for about 1 hour, then return to the hall for mince pies and hot drinks. 

We only collect smiles, not money.  Bring friends and family, everyone welcome, and enjoy the evening.  Further information ring Vivienne/Ian – 418932.

www.thornburycofe.org.uk

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Wednesday 20th December 2017

10.30am: Christmas Fun Factory
Thornbury Baptist Church

10.30am to 12.30pm

For children in Reception to Year 2 to help you get into the swing of Christmas.

Fun Factory is a club for young children that meets in the Christmas, Easter and Summer school holidays. It is an interactive club time with drama, crafts, songs, dance and much more, with the aim of making Jesus and the Bible accessible for children. There is also a chance for parents and carers to stay and enjoy a coffee or two. Fun Factory makes church fun and comfortable. Places need to be booked for each holiday in which it runs.

To book a place please follow the link below or contact TBC on 01454 419118.

www.thornburybaptistchurch.org.uk...

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11am: Christmas Crafts
Thornbury Library

11 – 12 Midday

Write a letter to Father Christmas and make Christmas crafts including Santa masks and tree decorations. Most suitable for children aged 3 – 10.

www.mythornbury.co.uk/thornbury/t...

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Thursday 21st December 2017

11am: Children's Christmas Play in a Day
Thornbury Methodist Church Hall

11am-3pm

For school years YR up to Y6.

Come and have fun making up a Christmas Play in one day.

Children will arrive at 11.00am and do some drama games and warm up. They will then start working on their play.

Bring a drink and packed lunch. After lunch we will continue enjoying rehearing, then parents/carers arrive at 2.30pm ready to watch the play.

Children will go home at 3.00pm with a sweet little Christmas treat from us to say well done and Merry Christmas!

Spaces are limited so please reserve a place with Caroline on 07890 869 263.

£15 per child with a £5 discount for additional siblings.

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2.30pm: Explore Learning – ‘My Night before Christmas’
Thornbury Library

2:30 – 3:30pm

Explore Learning Writing Workshop for 5 – 7 year olds. Contact your library to book a place or call 01454 626 764.

www.mythornbury.co.uk/thornbury/t...

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Friday 22nd December 2017

11am: Cromhall 100 Club Christmas Draw
Cromhall village shop

The first draw of this year will be at 11am in Cromhall Community shop on Friday 22nd December and some lucky person will get a cheque for £50.

We still have 10 numbers from last year with no owner, even if everyone renews this time. At only £10 per number for all 14 chances to win, it's a great way to support your local church building and grounds.

I'm really hoping that all 100 numbers will be filled by then! You can put your name, address and cash or cheque through my door (Mandy Bird) at Ashleigh, Cowship Lane or leave in the village shop and I will collect from there.

www.cromhall.com/community/church...

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Sunday 24th December 2017

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve Services and Masses
Christ The King Church, Thornbury

08.30 4th Sunday of Advent

11.00 4th Sunday of Advent

23.30 Carols & Readings followed by Midnight Mass

www.ctk-thornbury.org.uk

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10.30am: Morning Service
Morton Baptist Church

You're welcome to join us at our morning service, when our Pastor will be preaching.

You'll always find a warm welcome at Morton, 'the country chapel just minutes from the town'. For details of children's activities, for transport or for any other questions, please get in touch on 01454 301834.

www.mortonbaptist.org
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10.30am: Sunday Worship
Thornbury Baptist Church

We warmly welcome everyone to worship at our All-Age Advent Service at 10.30am, led by Dave Ling and Mike Levy. A creche will be available for babies. Please stay and join us for refreshments afterwards.

At 6.00pm please join us for our annual Christmas Eve Carol Service, followed by refreshments.

To find out more about TBC and the different groups held during the week, please contact the office on 01454 ommunion.419118, or go toe will celebrate c the website.

www.thornburybaptistchurch.co.uk
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11am: Journey to Bethlehem
United Reformed Church

Our remaining Advent, Christmas and New Year Services are:

Sunday 24th December – 11.00am
Journey to Bethlehem

Sunday 25th – Christmas Day:10.00am
United Service with Methodist Church at the URC – Revd Heather Pencavel

New Year & Epiphany 2017/8

Sunday 31st December – 11.00am:
Morning Service at the Methodist Church, Thornbury High Street

Monday 1st January - New Year's Day:
1.30pm Gentle Ramble - starting & ending at the URC;
3.15pm Tea and Cakes
4pm New Year Service

Sunday 7th January – 11.00am:
Epiphany Service with Communion at the United Reformed Church: Revd Ruth Browning

ALL WELCOME!

www.thornburyurc.org

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4pm: Crib Service
St Mary's Church, Thornbury

Children of all ages and their families are welcome to join us for a Crib Service on Christmas Eve.

Anyone who is interested in reading or playing a main character please contact 01454 501916 or email below before the day.

Commitment will be the morning rehearsal (9.30am -10.30am) and of course the event itself (4.00pm).

In addition any “extra” children who would like to dress up as sheep, angels or shepherds for the service itself then you would be very welcome – the more the merrier – and there’ll be chance for all to take an active part!

www.thornburycofe.org.uk
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6pm: Carol Service
St Arilda's Church, Oldbury-on-Severn

www.arildachurcholdbury.co.uk

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6pm: Carol Service
St Paul's Church, The Hackett

www.thornburycofe.org.uk

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6pm: Christmas Eve Carol Service
Morton Baptist Church

You're welcome to join us at our annual Carol Service at 6pm, when we will sing familiar and favourite carols and hear well-known readings. Our Pastor will be preaching, and the meeting will be followed by refreshments.

You'll always find a warm welcome at Morton, 'the country chapel just minutes from the town'. For details of children's activities, for transport or for any other questions, please get in touch on 01454 301834.

www.mortonbaptist.org
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6pm: Christmas Eve Carol Service
Thornbury Baptist Church

We warmly welcome everyone to worship at our Christmas Eve Carol service at 6.00pm when there will be a traditional mix of familiar carols and bible readings.

To find out more about TBC and the different groups held during the week, please contact the office on 01454 419118, or go to the website.

www.thornburybaptistchurch.co.uk
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11.30pm: Midnight Mass
St Mary's Church, Thornbury

www.thornburycofe.org.uk

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Monday 25th December 2017

Christmas Day

Merry Christmas!

Bank Holiday: Christmas Day

www.gov.uk/bank-holidays

8am: Eucharist
St Mary's Church, Thornbury

www.thornburycofe.org.uk

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Christmas Morning Services
Christ The King Church, Thornbury

08.30 and 10.00

If your child would like to be involved in the 10am Children’s Mass on Christmas Day either by reading or taking part in the Offertory Procession, please contact Katrina on 281025. At this Mass we encourage children to bring a gift for a needy child.

www.ctk-thornbury.org.uk

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9.15am: All Age Eucharist
St Paul's Church, The Hackett

www.thornburycofe.org.uk

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9.30am: Christmas Day Service
Morton Baptist Church

Everyone is invited to our friendly Christmas Day service which begins early at 9:30 and lasts only 45 minutes to help those who have a busy day ahead!

For more information, or if you would like transport, please call us on 01454 301834

www.mortonbaptist.org
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10am: Christmas Day Service
Thornbury Baptist Church

We warmly welcome everyone to worship at our Christmas Day All-age service at 10.00am when Paul Ferguson will be speaking.

To find out more about TBC and the different groups held during the week, please contact the office on 01454 419118, or go to the website.

www.thornburybaptistchurch.co.uk
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10am: URC United Service with Methodist Church
United Reformed Church

Our remaining Christmas and New Year Services are:

Sunday 25th – Christmas Day: 10.00am
United Service with Methodist Church at the URC – Revd Heather Pencavel

New Year & Epiphany 2017/8

Sunday 31st December – 11.00am:
Morning Service at the Methodist Church, Thornbury High Street

Monday 1st January - New Year's Day:
1.30pm Gentle Ramble - starting & ending at the URC;
3.15pm Tea and Cakes
4pm New Year Service

Sunday 7th January – 11.00am:
Epiphany Service with Communion at the United Reformed Church: Revd Ruth Browning

ALL WELCOME!

www.thornburyurc.org

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10.30am: All Age Eucharist
St Mary's Church, Thornbury

www.thornburycofe.org.uk

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11am: Family Eucharist
St Arilda's Church, Oldbury-on-Severn

www.arildachurcholdbury.co.uk

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Christmas Day Lunch
Alveston House Hotel

The main event…Make Christmas a truly festive day for all the family. Let us take the strain – you just Celebrate Christmas Day with a superb traditional Christmas Day Lunch in Carriages Restaurant.

www.alvestonhousehotel.co.uk/chri...

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Tuesday 26th December 2017

Boxing Day

Bank Holiday: Boxing Day

www.gov.uk/bank-holidays

10am: Boxing Day Mass
Christ The King Church, Thornbury

Feast of St Stephen

www.ctk-thornbury.org.uk

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Boxing Day Lunch
Alveston House Hotel

After the excitement of the Christmas festivities why not unwind in the relaxing atmosphere of Carriages Restaurant with our delicious Boxing Day Lunch?

www.alvestonhousehotel.co.uk/chri...

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12noon: Boxing Day Carvery
Thornbury Golf Centre

Don't fancy the washing up and want to be treated? Join us for gorgous food, good times and the perfect - post Christmas day remedy.

12:00pm - 3:00pm

Adults £16.95 per person
Children £9.95 (under 12’s)
Children under 5 complimentary

Family ticket (2 adults & 2 children) £45.00

www.thornburygc.co.uk/christmas

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9pm: Live Music: You, Me and The Dance Floor
The Swan, Thornbury

You, me and the Dance Floor are playing here on Boxing Night to keep you all in the swing of Christmas after the hunt is over!

All welcome - free admission. Call 01454 413062 for more information.

www.mythornbury.co.uk/thornbury/f...

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Wednesday 27th December 2017

12noon: Charity Rugby Match at Thornbury RFC
Thornbury RFC

The annual Christmas Charity rugby match raising funds for the PROPS Charity for children and young adults with learning difficulties. Always an open and exciting game of rugby between a Thornbury XV and a team with players from other Bristol rugby clubs.

www.pitchero.com/clubs/thornburyrfc/
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Thursday 28th December 2017

8.30am: Thornbury Toy Collectors Fair
Thornbury Leisure Centre

Thornbury Toy Collectors Fair has been running for a considerable number of years now and is well established in the Toy Fair world. With around 100 stalls this is a NO. 1 choice for the Xmas break, we hope to see you there. Good food served all day.

ADMISSION PRICES: 10.30am-2.30pm £2.50 EACH

EARLY BIRD FROM 08.30AM £5.00 EACH

For more information call Bulldog fairs on 01373 452857 or 07917 125641 or click below.

www.bulldogfairs.com

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Sunday 31st December 2017

New Year's Eve

10am: Benefice Eucharist
St Paul's Church, The Hackett

www.thornburycofe.org.uk

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11am: URC United Service with Methodist Church
Thornbury Methodist Church

Our remaining New Year & Epiphany 2017/8 Services are:

Sunday 31st December – 11.00am:
Morning Service at the Methodist Church, Thornbury High Street

Monday 1st January - New Year's Day:
1.30pm Gentle Ramble - starting & ending at the URC;
3.15pm Tea and Cakes
4pm New Year Service

Sunday 7th January – 11.00am:
Epiphany Service with Communion at the United Reformed Church: Revd Ruth Browning

ALL WELCOME!

www.thornburyurc.org

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7.30pm: New Year’s Eve
The Gables Hotel

New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner & Disco in The Bristol Suite
It’s the biggest night of the year, so celebrate the arrival of 2018 in style with a Buck's Fizz reception followed by a fabulous 4 course dinner and dancing until 2am.
Buck’s Fizz and canapés at 7.30pm followed by dinner at 8pm. Adults only. Dress code: smart casual.

Please note that parties of fewer than 8 may be seated with other guests.

£132 per person includes dinner and an overnight stay in a standard double room, based on 2 sharing - stay for an additional night on January 1st for just £24.50 per person supplement. Limited places may be available to non-residents at £72 per person.

To book please call 01454 260502 or email: events@thegablesbristol.co.uk

www.thegablesbristol.co.uk/christ...
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7.30pm: New Year's Eve Family Party
Thornbury Golf Centre

Fancy a party but go the kids? No problem, bring them too! With games for the kids, a disco till 1:00am, a glass of Prosecco at midnight, and a delicious party buffet, there really is something for everyone! Arrival from 7:30pm

Adults just £29.95 per person
Children just £14.95 (under 12’s)
Under 5's complimentary
Family Ticket for just £100.00* (based on 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children under 12)

www.thornburygc.co.uk/christmas

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Monday 1st January 2018

Happy New Year!

Bank Holiday: New Year's Day

www.gov.uk/bank-holidays

12noon: Live Music: Silver Train
The Swan, Thornbury

Silver Train have supported The Swan for many many years and to start the year off they will be here at The Swan - a great band who play great covers.

All welcome. Call 01454 413062 for more information.

www.mythornbury.co.uk/thornbury/f...

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1.30pm: Gentle Ramble with Tea and Cakes and Service
Thornbury Methodist Church

Our remaining New Year & Epiphany 2017/8 Services are:

Monday 1st January - New Year's Day:
1.30pm Gentle Ramble - starting & ending at the URC;
3.15pm Tea and Cakes
4pm New Year Service

Sunday 7th January – 11.00am:
Epiphany Service with Communion at the United Reformed Church: Revd Ruth Browning

ALL WELCOME!

www.thornburyurc.org

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Sunday 7th January 2018

11am: Epiphany Service with Communion
Thornbury Methodist Church

Epiphany Service with Communion at the United Reformed Church: Revd Ruth Browning

ALL WELCOME!

www.thornburyurc.org

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Wednesday 10th January 2018

7.30pm: 10th-13th: Octopus Presents ‘Peter Pan’
Christ the King Church Hall, Thornbury

10th to 13th January 2018 - Octopus Drama presents its Pantomime for 2018: Peter Pan

Come join Wendy, Michael and John as they are whisked away by Peter Pan to Neverland, where they meet pixies, Tigerlilly and even some lost visitors from Wonderland, all the while being pursued by the dreaded Captain Hook and his band of pirates.

Hook will stop at nothing until he gets his revenge on Peter Pan and has uncovered the secret treasure of Neverland. Who will win in the final confrontation between Peter Pan and Hook and what of the Crocodile and its relentless tick-tock tick-tock?

Come find out by visiting Christ the King Church Hall on January 10-12th starting 7.30pm, with additional performances on Saturday 13th at 11.00 am and 2.30 pm.

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www.octopus-thornbury.co.uk

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Thursday 11th January 2018

7.30pm: 10th-13th: Octopus Presents ‘Peter Pan’
Christ the King Church Hall, Thornbury

10th to 13th January 2018 - Octopus Drama presents its Pantomime for 2018: Peter Pan

Come join Wendy, Michael and John as they are whisked away by Peter Pan to Neverland, where they meet pixies, Tigerlilly and even some lost visitors from Wonderland, all the while being pursued by the dreaded Captain Hook and his band of pirates.

Hook will stop at nothing until he gets his revenge on Peter Pan and has uncovered the secret treasure of Neverland. Who will win in the final confrontation between Peter Pan and Hook and what of the Crocodile and its relentless tick-tock tick-tock?

Come find out by visiting Christ the King Church Hall on January 10-12th starting 7.30pm, with additional performances on Saturday 13th at 11.00 am and 2.30 pm.

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www.octopus-thornbury.co.uk

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Saturday 13th January 2018

10th-13th: Octopus Presents ‘Peter Pan’
Christ the King Church Hall, Thornbury

10th to 13th January 2018 - Octopus Drama presents its Pantomime for 2018: Peter Pan

Come join Wendy, Michael and John as they are whisked away by Peter Pan to Neverland, where they meet pixies, Tigerlilly and even some lost visitors from Wonderland, all the while being pursued by the dreaded Captain Hook and his band of pirates.

Hook will stop at nothing until he gets his revenge on Peter Pan and has uncovered the secret treasure of Neverland. Who will win in the final confrontation between Peter Pan and Hook and what of the Crocodile and its relentless tick-tock tick-tock?

Come find out by visiting Christ the King Church Hall on January 10-12th starting 7.30pm, with additional performances on Saturday 13th at 11.00 am and 2.30 pm.

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www.octopus-thornbury.co.uk

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Friday 16th February 2018

9pm: Live Music Night: Smack the 80's
The Swan, Thornbury

Great 80's band who have been at The Swan on many occasions. This will be the first of a few bookings for this year. So come along and whoever comes in great fancy dress will receive the first drink free!

All welcome. Call 01454 413062 for more information.

www.mythornbury.co.uk/thornbury/f...

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