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Ceroc Live

Mon 21 May 2018
St Margaret's Hall. Ceroc is a partner dance that is best described as Salsa without the footwork and can be danced every week from 7:30pm for beginners. No need to book or bring a partner. All adults welcome. Normal entry fee only £8 per night. dance@ceroclive.com, 07540 751400.

Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon Meeting

Mon 21 May 2018
WHAT HAPPENS TO OUR WASTE AND WHAT CAN WE RECYCLE? On what we expect to be a very popular topic, Jess Thimbleby, Community Engagement Officer of the Waste Education Team at Wiltshire Wildlife Trust and part of the Slim Bins project, will be telling us about recycling and that vexed and much discussed issue of what happens to our waste and what we can and can't recycle. 7.00 for 7.30pm at the Quaker Meeting House, 1 Whiteheads Lane, Bradford on Avon, BA15 1JU.

Events at the Swan Hotel

Mon 21 - Thu 24 May 2018
Folk Club, Bridge Club, Country Market, Blues Night, Irish Session, jazz, swing, R&B and Words & Ears poetry group. For details see http://www.theswanbradford.co.uk/Events.

U3A Badminton Group

Mon 21 May 2018
At the Youth & Community Centre, Frome Road. Every Monday (except bank holidays) between 1.30-3.pm. Call Carol for further information on 01225 868420.

BoA Probus Club Talk

Tue 22 May 2018
"Wiltshire Music Centre - a programme for all" by James Slater, Artistic Director. Talks are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Limpley Stoke Hotel beginning at 10.30 am, preceded by refreshments starting at 10.00 am. Contact: Ray Sanger, Secretary (01225 865088 or raypsanger@gmail.com)

Dementia Action Week - Awareness Session

Tue 22 May 2018
As part  of Dementia Action Week, Bradford on Avon Town Council invites you to join the army of Dementia Friends who are changing their communities to be more Dementia friendly. Come and find out how YOU can make a difference.

Tuesday 22nd May at 2-3pm
St Margaret's Hall, Bradford on Avon 

Presented by Libby Miles
Dementia Champion

Get Wiltshire Walking Walks

Wed 23 May 2018
Every Wednesday morning starting at 9.30am outside the Weaving Shed restaurant. Walks last approximately one hour and often end with a cup of tea and a chat in a local cafe. Everyone is welcome, providing you are independently mobile and able to meet the physical demands of the walk. It's free and fun. Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted on the walks. For more details see: walkingforhealth.org.uk

Volunteer Morning at BoA Community Agriculture

Wed 23 May 2018
10am, 78 Bath Road. Join us every Wednesday to help grow food with the community. All welcome, wear sturdy shoes.

Wellbeing Wednesdays BoA Library

Wed 23 May 2018
Take some time out of your busy life to think about and improve your health and wellbeing this year. Every Wednesday we'll have a selection of colouring books and colouring pencils, as well as puzzles and board games for you to sit and relax with. We'll also have displays of books and useful information on different aspects of health and wellbeing. Our health trainer will be here every week between 2-4pm to offer advice on losing weight, getting active, stopping smoking and improving your mental health. We'll also have regular free taster sessions run by local practitioners of various activities including yoga, Pilates, tai chi, crafts and mindfulness. Look out for posters in the library or check out our website: (http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/libraries) for more information

Badminton Club

Thu 24 May 2018
Every Thursday evening (8-10pm) at Bath University Sports Village until the end of May. Small and very friendly group of both able and less experienced players from Bradford, Bath and in-between. For more information contact: Allison (acollard@hotmail.co.uk) or Howard (howard.gibson@icloud.com).

FITNESS CLASS - Kettlebells & Indian Clubs

Thu 24 May 2018
When: Every Thursday 6.15-7.15pm Where: The Dance Studio, St Laurence School, Ashley Rd, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1DZ What: Workout session with small, friendly class men and women of all fitness levels. Email: pete@spaced.biz Phone: 0771 2051837

Thursday is Market Day in Bradford on Avon

Thu 24 May 2018
Library Car Park 8.00am - 01.00pm.

Zumba Gold

Thu 24 May 2018
St Margaret's Hall. Thursdays 12noon til 1pm. Zumba gold classes are great fun friendly and motivating designed for 50+. Each session £6. https://www.facebook.com/DebsZumbaAndDanceFitness/

Antiques & Vintage Market

Sat 26 May 2018
St Margaret's Hall 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, cost £1. Organiser: Ashbee Antiques. Phone: 0117 960 5946 Website: www.boaflea.co.uk/

Iford Arts Festival

Sat 26 May - Fri 01 June 2018
26th May to 4th August. For details see www.ifordarts.org.uk

Once Upon A Saturday At BoA Library

Sat 26 May 2018
Come and join us for some fantastic stories and craft activities this Saturday. All activities are absolutely free and there is no need to book, just drop in. These monthly events run from 10.30am and are suitable for children aged 3 - 7. Call for more information on 01225 863280.

The Dropped Hondas at The Swan

Sat 26 May 2018

 Free Entry to a 5-piece guitar band who are too old to take themselves too seriously!

Offering up an eclectic mix of covers including:

 

Chuck Berry ~ The Kinks ~ Ian Drury

Primal Scream ~ The Killers

 

with some original material penned by the band themselves.

 

The Swan, 1 Church Street, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 1LN.

T: 01225 868686              e:  stay@theswanbradford.co.uk

www.theswanbradford.co.uk


Bradford on Avon Secret Gardens

Sun 27 May 2018
2.00 - 6.00 pm. Supporting local charities and good causes. Tickets £6 each day (children under 14 go free). Available at - Made in Bradford on Avon, Lamb Yard, from the Wednesday before the event. http://secretgardensboa.wix.com/bon

Tea in the Garden @ Hartley

Sun 27 May 2018
Where better to spend a bank holiday Sunday than in our Secret Garden, listening to live hot jazz, blues and ragtime classics. Sip on a glass of Pimms, followed by a picnic tea from our kitchen, and enjoy music from the fabulous FB Pocket Orchestra. 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm £20pp. To book: ask in the café, email peri@hartley-farm.co.uk or call 01225 864948. Hartley Farm Shop and Kitchen, Winsley BA15 2JB. https://www.hartley-farm.co.uk/ Hartley Farm Shop and Kitchen, Winsley BA15 2JB. https://www.hartley-farm.co.uk/

Fun Day and Giant Car Boot Sale

Mon 28 May 2018
Victory Fields. Car Boot Sale open 7am to 4pm, Fun Day activities start at 11am. For more info see the Bradford on Avon Lions Club website.

Walkers Are Welcome Monthly Walks

Tue 29 May 2018

All walks leave from outside the Tourist Information Centre in Westbury House Gardens promptly at 9.30 a.m. They are usually between 5 and 7 miles long and there is no charge, just turn up a few minutes before the leaving time and bring some light refreshments for a short stop en route. 

For more details on their walks please visit:  www.walkbradfordonavon.org where you can also sign up to receive their regular newsletter.

Big Green Egg Summer Cook Out @ Hartley

Sat 02 June 2018
National BBQ week is coming up, and if you know us at all, you will know that we just love a BBQ! No need to book, just drop by between 11am-2pm. The perfect opportunity to get plenty of tips, have any questions answered and learn some new techniques. Or just make the most of the free tasters. Hartley Farm Shop and Kitchen, Winsley BA15 2JB. https://www.hartley-farm.co.uk

Arts Association Talk

Sun 03 June 2018
Talk by Sarah Latham Phillips: Matisse & Picasso, the Early Years; Artists in Paris & Montmartre 1900-1914. 7.30pm in the Upper Room, Wallington Hall, Church Street BA15 1LN. Cost £3 members, £4 non-members. For more information see https://boaarts.org

Tibet Day

Sun 03 June 2018
Open day for all!

West Barn, Bradford on Avon

1:00pm - Opening 'Sangsol' Ceremony - Followed by Tibetan Singing and Dancing 

2:00pm - Childrens' Activities

3:00pm - Stories of Tibet

4:00pm - Tibetan Dance - All welcome!

Tibetan Food, Stalls, Singing Bowl Healing Demonstrations and Live Art Throughout the Day.


Country Market

Thu 07 June 2018
Selling home-made baked goods (sweet and savoury), preserves, crafts, plants and fresh-picked vegetables and flowers. 10am-12 noon in the front room of the Swan Hotel.

Palm Court Trio Concert (piano, violin, cello) with Trio Paradis

Thu 07 June 2018
"A Song & Dance". Venue: Holy Trinity Church, Bradford on Avon at 10.45 am. Free admission with retiring collection. Refreshments on sale. Contact details Jacquelyn Bevan 07595 671116, email:jacquelynbevan@yahoo.co.uk, website: www.musicianssouthwest.com.

Twelfth Night @ The Courts Garden

Wed 13 June 2018
At 7:00 pm. The world's first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards, pedal from venue to venue with all the set, props and costume necessary to perform environmentally sustainable Shakespeare across the globe. Join our all-male troupe in the beautiful Courts Garden in Holt, near Bradford-on-Avon for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night' like none other. In usual HandleBards style, expect riotous amounts of energy, a fair old whack of chaos, and a great deal of laughter. Tickets for this performance are being handled by the venue.

Edinburgh Previews

Fri 15 - Sat 16 June 2018
Our May comedy night was another sell out, so we've decided to double up in June, bringing you TWO nights of hilarious Edinburgh previews! There will be laughs aplenty when we play host to some of the best comedy acts around. Spend the whole weekend in stitches with us! Tickets to attend BOTH nights are available at the boathouse for just £10! Purchase individually for £6 b. Doors open 7:30pm | Shows start 8:30pm. Boat House, Bradford on Avon Marina BA15 1UD E: hello@boathouse.pub T: 01225 309318

Soulful Messiah

Sun 17 June 2018
AMD Productions is delighted to present a very rare opportunity to hear the late Steve Gray's magnificiant orchestrations in his contemporary reinterpretation of Handel's Messiah, inspired by spectacular 1992 album Handel's Messiah: A Soulful Celebration, led by one in the Southwest's most versatile music directors, Mike Daniels. 

Tickets range from £10-£20 

To buy tickets or for more infomation, click here 

Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon Meeting

Mon 18 June 2018
We are delighted to have author, Julian Hight, to present his 'World Tree Story and Selwood Forest illustrated talk.' This will give some background on his travels to visit some magnificent trees around the world leading to a more localised view of Selwood Forest and his work there. 7.00 for 7.30pm The Quaker Meeting House, 1 Whiteheads Lane, Bradford on Avon, BA15 1JU.

Country Market

Thu 21 June 2018
Selling home-made baked goods (sweet and savoury), preserves, crafts, plants and fresh-picked vegetables and flowers. 10am-12 noon in the front room of the Swan Hotel. Every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Swan Hotel 1 Church Street BA15 1LN.

Midsummer Song

Sat 23 June 2018
Join us on the Saturday following the summer solstice to celebrate Midsummer and the sun, giver of life. In the Celtic tradition it is one of the four fire festivals marking the turning of the seasons. After Christianity became adopted in Britain, the festival became known as St John's day an important day in the church calendar; the birthday of St John the Baptist. We will welcome the warmth of midsummer by learning simple songs in gorgeous two and three part harmonies in the stunning acoustics of the 11th century Saxon Church in Bradford on Avon. 10am - 11.30am. .Cost £10. Advance bookings only due to limited space. Please also be advised there are no toilet or kitchen facilities at the church. http://www.singalive.org/

Bradford on Avon Secret Gardens

Sun 24 June 2018
2.00 - 6.00 pm. Supporting local charities and good causes. Tickets £6 each day (children under 14 go free). Available at - Made in Bradford on Avon, Lamb Yard, from the Wednesday before the event. http://secretgardensboa.wix.com/bon

BoA Probus Club Talk

Tue 26 June 2018
"I can and I am" by James Shone, founder of the charity. Talks are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Limpley Stoke Hotel beginning at 10.30 am, preceded by refreshments starting at 10.00 am. Contact: Ray Sanger, Secretary (01225 865088 or raypsanger@gmail.com)

Romeo & Juliet @ The Courts Garden

Tue 26 June 2018
Show at 7:00 pm. The HandleBards are the world's first cycling theatre company. Before touring their "seriously silly" production of Romeo and Juliet around the world, they pedalled it 1500 miles around the UK by bicycle, with all the necessary set, props and costume in tow. Now, the show is back by popular demand - and, in usual HandleBards style, you can expect riotous amounts of energy, a fair old whack of chaos, and a great deal of laughter. Join the HandleBards' all-female troupe in the beautiful Courts Garden in Holt, near Bradford-on-Avon for Romeo and Juliet as you've never seen it before! Tickets for this performance are being handled by the venue.

Butterfly Day

Sun 01 July 2018
Iford Orchard 12.00 - 4pm. FREE ENTRY (Peto Garden not included). A wonderful family day out in the Iford Manor orchard with guided butterfly walks through the beautiful Iford River Valley, moth trap displays and bat roost viewing by infra-red camera, arts and crafts, face-painting and story-telling. Delicious Iford Manor cream teas and refreshments are available from the tea rooms or bring a picnic to enjoy on the river bank. Please check the website for regular updates.

Goodnight Mister Tom

Tue 03 - Sat 07 July 2018
7.30pm in the Tithe Barn. A heart-warming tale of friendship across the generations. Step back in time, enjoy live wartime music, a glass of wine, a picnic by the river and a great show. Visit us online at thebradfordians.com. Tickets £10/£8 Tuesday, £12.50/£10 other nights, available from Wiltshire Music Centre Box Office.

Palm Court Trio Concert (piano, violin, cello) with Trio Paradis.

Thu 05 July 2018
"Moon & Stars". Holy Trinity Church, Bradford on Avon at 10.45 am. Free admission with retiring collection. Refreshments on sale. Contact: Jacquelyn Bevan 07595 671116, email jacquelynbevan@yahoo.co.uk, website www.musicianssouthwest.com.

Duck Pond Barn Open for NGS

Sun 08 July 2018
Church Lane, Wingfield BA14 9LW. For details visit ngs.org.uk

Bradford on Avon Cycling Festival

Sat 14 - Sun 15 July 2018
An action-packed family cycling festival including a family ride, a hill climb for the more daring amongst you and two sportive ride distances to choose from. Please register NOW if you want to enter a sportive, family rider or take part in the hill climb. We're sure a great day out will be had by all! All the information you need and to book your places are on the event website: http://boacyclingfestival.com

BoA Probus Club Talk

Tue 24 July 2018
"The work of the B.A.R.T. - and how you might help" by Ian Mock, Chairman of Bristol Avon River Trust. Talks are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Limpley Stoke Hotel beginning at 10.30 am, preceded by refreshments starting at 10.00 am. Contact: Ray Sanger, Secretary (01225 865088 or raypsanger@gmail.com)

Palm Court Trio Concert (piano, violin, cello) with Trio Paradis.

Thu 02 August 2018
"A Rainbow". Holy Trinity Church, Bradford on Avon at 10.45 am. Free admission with retiring collection. Refreshments on sale. Contact : Jacquelyn Bevan 07595 671116, email jacquelynbevan@yahoo.co.uk , website www.musicianssouthwest.com.

Woolley Grange Hotel Open for NGS

Fri 10 - Sat 11 August 2018
Woolley Green BA15 1TX. For details visit ngs.org.uk

Bradford On Avon's 7th Walking Festival

Fri 31 August - Sun 02 September 2018

We invite you to join us for Bradford on Avon's 7th three day Walking Festival. There will be 14 walks to choose from, several on a geological theme and ranging from 1.5 up to 15 miles. 

You'll be able to find out more on our website at the end of May:    www.walkbradfordonavon.org


Palm Court Trio Concert (piano, violin, cello) with Trio Paradis

Thu 06 September 2018
"Hearts & Flowers". Holy Trinity Church, Bradford on Avon at 10.45 am. Free admission with retiring collection. Refreshments on sale. Contact : Jacquelyn Bevan 07595 671116, email jacquelynbevan@yahoo.co.uk , website www.musicianssouthwest.com.

The Flock Inn @ Hartley

Sat 15 - Sun 16 September 2018
7:00 pm - 12:00 am. The Flock Inn is back!! We are currently gathering together some of the best local bands available, to rock your socks off. Our bar will be packed with local beers, ciders, wine and a selection of carefully crafted cocktails. And something totally incredible will be sizzling away on the Big Green Egg. Hartley Farm Shop and Kitchen, Winsley BA15 2JB. https://www.hartley-farm.co.uk/

BoA Probus Club Talk

Tue 25 September 2018
"The history of the West Country Carnivals" by John Dando. Talks are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Limpley Stoke Hotel beginning at 10.30 am, preceded by refreshments starting at 10.00 am. Contact: Ray Sanger, Secretary (01225 865088 or raypsanger@gmail.com)

Palm Court Trio Concert (piano, violin, cello) with Trio Paradis

Thu 04 October 2018
"Vive la France!". Holy Trinity Church, Bradford on Avon at 10.45 am. Free admission with retiring collection. Refreshments on sale. Contact: Jacquelyn Bevan 07595 671116, email jacquelynbevan@yahoo.co.uk ,website www.musicianssouthwest.com.

BoA Probus Club Talk

Tue 23 October 2018
"A Blast on the Wild Side" Nigel Taylor by M.D. of Demrock Ltd. Talks are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Limpley Stoke Hotel beginning at 10.30 am, preceded by refreshments starting at 10.00 am. Contact: Ray Sanger, Secretary (01225 865088 or raypsanger@gmail.com)

Palm Court Trio Concert (piano, violin, cello) with Trio Paradis

Thu 01 November 2018
"Following the Gypsies". Holy Trinity Church, Bradford on Avon at 10.45 am. Free admission with retiring collection. Refreshments on sale. Contact: Jacquelyn Bevan 07595 671116, email jacquelynbevan@yahoo.co.uk, website www.musicianssouthwest.com.

BoA Probus Club Talk

Tue 27 November 2018
"Title to be confirmed" by John Welch of Parajet International Ltd. Talks are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Limpley Stoke Hotel beginning at 10.30 am, preceded by refreshments starting at 10.00 am. Contact: Ray Sanger, Secretary (01225 865088 or raypsanger@gmail.com)

B.O.A Bootcamp

Tue 17 April - Sun 17 June 2018
Move the way you were meant to.

'Its effective for beginners to athletes'

Its £6 per class

 Every Saturday morning 7.30-8.30am

Every Tuesday evening   7.15-8.15pm

For more information click here

Bradford on Avon Cricket Club

Fri 18 May - Fri 27 July 2018
All Stars Cricket provides boys and girls from 5-8 years old with 8 weeks of non-stop fun. The activity and game based programme is suitable for all skill levels, providing your child with the foundations to begin a lifelong love of physical activity and cricket, while making friends in a safe and enjoyable environment.

For more information: https://t.co/x0pae0s85C 
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