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Wednesday 16th April 2014
8am: 7th-17th: Easter Holiday Fun for Kids

Keep your kids entertained this Easter with the Leisure Centre's Kids Holiday Programme, running 8am-6pm, 7th-17th April.

Active Day camps are full of activities and fun entertainment to ensure your kids have a great day.

For tots there's a range of shorter sporting sessions for ages 2-5yrs.

Day care guaranteed... that's a promise... no cancellations. Check out the programme below.

www.activecentres.org/for-kids/ho...

10am: Multi Sports
Turnberrie's Community Centre, Thornbury

Burn off some energy at this fun multi-sports session with the professional sports coaching team of SoGlo Football and Sports Development.

7–11 year olds (school years 3-6): 10am-12noon
11-16 year olds (school years 7-11): 1-3pm

Cost: £3
Venue: Krunch Youth Centre (will take place in the main hall of Turnberrie's Community Centre). Booking form required. Contact Krunch on 01454 411514 or by email below.

www.turnberries.co.uk
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10am: Krunch Youth Club
Turnberrie's Community Centre, Thornbury

For all young people in school years 7 and above. No need to book. Come along and hang out, play table tennis, pool, games console, or take part in craft activities.

Easter Special: make your own mega ice cream sundaes for as little as 75p. Tuck shop will also be open.

Admission charge: 50p
Venue: Krunch Youth Centre at Turnberrie's Community Centre.

Contact Krunch on 01454 411514 or by email below.

www.turnberries.co.uk
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7.30pm: Anything Goes
Armstrong Hall, Thornbury

The voyage of a lifetime awaits all those taking up an invitation from fifty Students of the Northavon School of Drama, performing as the Northavon Youth Theatre Company, to join them on board the S S American, sailing from New York to London, in Cole Porter’s musical extravaganza: Anything Goes!

The liner leaves the stage of the Armstrong Hall, Thornbury from 16 to 19 April at 7.30pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings, with a 3pm sailing on Good Friday and anchors aweigh at 2.30pm on Saturday.

The Captain and his crew entertain a collection of weird and wonderful characters, masquerading as passengers, such as a gangster disguised as a priest, accompanied by a man-mad moll, an aristocratic eccentric, a night club singer,... Read more >>

www.mythornbury.co.uk/obj/anythin...

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Thursday 17th April 2014
7.30pm: Anything Goes
Armstrong Hall, Thornbury

The voyage of a lifetime awaits all those taking up an invitation from fifty Students of the Northavon School of Drama, performing as the Northavon Youth Theatre Company, to join them on board the S S American, sailing from New York to London, in Cole Porter’s musical extravaganza: Anything Goes!

The liner leaves the stage of the Armstrong Hall, Thornbury from 16 to 19 April at 7.30pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings, with a 3pm sailing on Good Friday and anchors aweigh at 2.30pm on Saturday.

The Captain and his crew entertain a collection of weird and wonderful characters, masquerading as passengers, such as a gangster disguised as a priest, accompanied by a man-mad moll, an aristocratic eccentric, a night club singer,... Read more >>

www.mythornbury.co.uk/obj/anythin...

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Friday 18th April 2014
3pm: Anything Goes
Armstrong Hall, Thornbury

The voyage of a lifetime awaits all those taking up an invitation from fifty Students of the Northavon School of Drama, performing as the Northavon Youth Theatre Company, to join them on board the S S American, sailing from New York to London, in Cole Porter’s musical extravaganza: Anything Goes!

The liner leaves the stage of the Armstrong Hall, Thornbury from 16 to 19 April at 7.30pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings, with a 3pm sailing on Good Friday and anchors aweigh at 2.30pm on Saturday.

The Captain and his crew entertain a collection of weird and wonderful characters, masquerading as passengers, such as a gangster disguised as a priest, accompanied by a man-mad moll, an aristocratic eccentric, a night club singer,... Read more >>

www.mythornbury.co.uk/obj/anythin...

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Saturday 19th April 2014
10am: Messy Church
St Mary's Church Hall

10am-12pm

A fun event for all the family with crafts, food and worship. Come along - you could get messy!

www.thornburycofe.org.uk

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Anything Goes
Armstrong Hall, Thornbury

The voyage of a lifetime awaits all those taking up an invitation from fifty Students of the Northavon School of Drama, performing as the Northavon Youth Theatre Company, to join them on board the S S American, sailing from New York to London, in Cole Porter’s musical extravaganza: Anything Goes!

The liner leaves the stage of the Armstrong Hall, Thornbury from 16 to 19 April at 7.30pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings, with a 3pm sailing on Good Friday and anchors aweigh at 2.30pm on Saturday.

The Captain and his crew entertain a collection of weird and wonderful characters, masquerading as passengers, such as a gangster disguised as a priest, accompanied by a man-mad moll, an aristocratic eccentric, a night club singer,... Read more >>

www.mythornbury.co.uk/obj/anythin...

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Friday 25th April 2014
Learn to Sew with Create and Grow, Tytherington

Roman Blinds

In just one day, Create and Grow can teach you to sew, whether you are an adult, teen or child.

Join the handmade revolution and learn to sew today!

Ring 07793 373355 or email Mandy Gerrard for bookings and info.

www.createandgrow.co.uk
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Saturday 26th April 2014
Learn to Sew with Create and Grow, Tytherington

Beginners Learn to Sew

In just one day, Create and Grow can teach you to sew, whether you are an adult, teen or child.

Join the handmade revolution and learn to sew today!

Ring 07793 373355 or email Mandy Gerrard for bookings and info.

www.createandgrow.co.uk
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Saturday 10th May 2014
11am: Shadow Puppetry Workshop
St Mary Centre

With Shirley and Kat from Impatient Vagrant Theatre Company

11am-1pm Suitable for 7-16 year olds. Tickets free.

www.thornburyartsfestival.com

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Wednesday 28th May 2014
South Gloucestershire Family Fun Day
Kingswood Park

We are planning a Family Fun Day in Kingswood Park on Wednesday 28 May 2014. As usual our aim is to provide a day of information and fun activities for all family members. There will be activities for all ages, bringing the whole family out together, to play together.

If you would like to participate by providing a stall/stand, an activity or a performance, please email below by 28th February 2014.

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Youth groups

1st Thornbury Scout Group

1st Thornbury Scouts comprises six sections, two each of Beavers, Cubs and Scouts, and provides scouting for boys and girls. There is an associated Explorer unit that meets at Sinclair Hall.
The Group is based at Sinclair Hall, Park Road and currently caters for some 160 boys and girls with an active waiting list. The Group is the largest in Cotswold Edge District and provides action and adventure for all ages between 5 and 14.

Click below for more information.

www.mythornbury.co.uk/thornbury_s...


2nd Thornbury Scout Group

2nd Thornbury Scout Group was established in 1972 and meets at Christ the King Church Hall in Thornbury.
We currently have two sections - the Cub Pack for 8 to 10½ year olds and the Scout Troop for 10½ to 14 year olds.
We welcome girls and boys to both our sections and we are happy to take children who are new to scouting. Click below to find out more.

www.mythornbury.co.uk/thornbury/p...


3rd Thornbury Scout Group

3rd Thornbury was formed in 1977 and still has a thriving Beaver Scout Colony, Cub Scout Pack and Scout Troop today.
We welcome new members, boys and girls aged between 6 and 14 years to join in with our active and varied weekly programmes.
Our leaders are keen to put the "OUT" in SCOUTING and run regular residential experiences with "Sleep Overs" in a hall and indoor accommodation or camping under canvas.
Click below for more information.

www.mythornbury.co.uk/thornbury/p...


Creative Connections Art Therapy

Mustay House Studio, Tockington
Tel: 01454 612226
Tel: 07787 762747


Girlguiding Thornbury District

We cover the Thornbury, Falfield and Stone area, enabling girls and young women to develop their potential and make a difference to the world. We have Rainbow, Brownie, Guide and Senior Section units open to any female aged 5-26 years old supported by Guiders and helpers of all ages.
Being a Rainbow, Brownie, Guide or member of the Senior Section opens up a world of opportunities that will last a lifetime. It provides a safe, girl-only space to explore the activities, issues and possibilities that are available to girls today. Please click below to register through the Girlguiding UK national website.

www.girlguiding.org.uk/interested


GS

GS is a group attached to St Mary's and St Paul's Churches. It is aimed at those in secondary school and provides fellowship, fun, food and games in a safe and relaxed atmosphere.
The meetings are usually on the third Sunday of the month at St Mary's Church room. Contact Tom Usherwood (01454 412238) for details.

www.thornburyparish.org


GS+

This group started two years ago and is aimed at the older end of GS, years 11+ (ages 15+). It is intended to supplement, not replace GS, and guests are always welcome. It is planned to run on the first Sunday of each month. The Youth Emmaus course has inspired several sessions this year. A slightly quieter meeting with more emphasis on fellowship and discussion – although we still appear to find plenty of time for playing games, and people are welcome to attend either or both as they choose.

www.thornburyparish.org


Impatient Vagrant Theatre Company

Impatient Vagrant offer affordable arts activities for all ages. As well as weekly classes for young people we regularly stage new work inspired by the local area.
Our Youth Theatre (Ages 5-16) stage regular performances. We do not hold auditions - we just require lots of energy and enthusiasm.
We work in schools, youth centres and community venues with one-off workshops or longer term projects.

Based at Marlwood School
www.impatientvagrant.com
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Inspire Arts Trust

Caedmon Complex, Bristol Road, Thornbury BS35 3JA
Tel: 01454 414880
www.inspiretrust.org.uk
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Krunch South West
The local Thornbury youth centre

Krunch Youth Centre is for all young people from Thornbury and surrounding area, 7-9pm, staffed by experienced local youth workers.
Wednesdays - age 14+ (school years 10+)
Thursdays - ages 11-14 (school years 7-9)
There is a small admission fee, but no booking required! Young people are welcome to turn up and hang out, or take part in activities such as pool, table tennis, games consoles, craft, cooking, music/dance, football/sport.

Turnberrie’s Community Centre, Bath Road, Thornbury
Tel: 01454 411514
www.krunch.org.uk
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Little Stoke Development Centre

Open to children in Thornbury and Yate, this is one of two development centres which meet on Saturday mornings and provide the ideal way to begin ensemble music making with other players of a similar age and standard. It is part of South Gloucestershire Music Hub.

www.southglosmusic.org/little-sto...


OCTAVES

THE OCTAVES is a singing group for girls and boys aged 7 to 11, open to children from all schools and churches.
They are available to sing at functions in and around Thornbury. OCTAVES stands for Our Children in Thornbury Are Very Enthusiastic Singers!
If that sounds like you or a child you know, come and join us at St Mary’s Church. Further information from 01454 411253 or by email below.

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Olveston Young Farmers Club

We meet at Falfield Village Hall on Mondays at 7.30pm.

www.gloucestershireyfc.co.uk
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South Gloucestershire Senior Youth Music Centre

The role of the senior centre is to take musicians from across South Gloucestershire to the next level with their music making. They will be rehearsing and performing at a high level and expanding their musical experiences with other dedicated performers and expert professional musicians. Wind, Jazz and Youth orchestras are the backbone of the senior centre with additional opportunities for chamber groups.

www.southglosmusic.org/senior-cen...


St John Ambulance

Thornbury St John Ambulance division has now transferred to Tytherington. Cadets and Badgers meet every Monday evening in term time at Tytherington village hall. For more information, please click below or call Jenni Wood on 079 1814 7701.

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Thornbury Air Cadets

2392 (Thornbury) Squadron of the Air Training Corps is the home of flying in Thornbury. We are open to boys and girls aged between 13 and 17, and offer training and experience in gliding, flying, shooting and a whole host of other indoor and outdoor activities.
Point of Contact – Flying Officer Tim Barley RAFVR(T)
Contact Number 01454 411227 (Mon & Thurs 19:00 – 21:30)

www.2392thornburyaircadets.co.uk
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Thornbury Area Music Trust

NEW: TAJMC (Thornbury Area Junior Music Centre) Children age 4-7 from Thornbury and the wider area are encouraged to come along. Saturday mornings at Marlwood School. No musical experience necessary. These classes are an introduction to music through a variety of learning activities including singing, playing and exploring percussion instruments - an exciting, all-round musical experience.

TAMC (Thornbury Area Music Centre) Children aged 8-18 from Thornbury and the wider area who play a string, brass, wind or percussion instrument are welcome at our friendly music centre. We meet on Saturday mornings at Marlwood School and offer orchestral provision, string and wind band ensembles, music theory, musicianship and singing.

SCYO (South Cotswold Youth Orchestra) This Orchestra is of interest to more advanced young musicians who have reached a minimum of Grade 5 standard on an orchestral instrument.

Tel: 01454 299932
www.thornbury-music.org
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Thornbury Sea Cadets

Thornbury Sea Cadets offer a range of training and experience based on the traditions of the Royal Navy and waterborne activities. Senior cadets (12-18) meet on Monday and Thursday evening whilst Junior Cadets (10-12) meet on Thursdays only. We are also on the look out for adult instructors (18+) to help teach, maintain and have as much fun as the cadets. Feel free to visit or contact us at the unit or using the links below.

www.thornburyseacadets.co.uk
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Thornbury StreetSpace

We provide mentoring support, link with local schools and support group work with vulnerable students, provide street-based youth workers every Friday night, who meet with many young people who might be classed ‘at risk’, and engage with young people to help support them make positive changes in their own life or in their community.

Tel: 01454 419118
Tel: 07967 863865
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Your Call Theatre Group

Young people (14 +) who enjoy drama and want to have a good time while developing their theatrical skills in a friendly and encouraging environment are welcome to join us.
We meet on Friday evenings at Thornbury URC and put on productions throughout the year for everyone to work towards. £4 per 2 hour session and 6th session free.
Call Jill on 01454 413850 or email below.

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