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Groups and Classes at Easton Community Centre

Groups and Classes at Easton Community Centre

We have lots going on at Easton Community Centre, if you are interested in running a group or workshop please do get in touch – we would love to hear from you!

 

 

 

 

Parent and Toddler group : Mondays 9.30 – 11.30

Run by local parents

Come along to the centre and use our hall and toys to meet other parents and let the kids play!

The group is completely led by parents and cost £1.50 per child.

Drop The Bass Boxercise: Monday 6.00 – 7.00pm

Run by Daizy

A new fitness class for 2018 here at the centre – come and check it out!

Ladies Only Self Defence Class: Monday 7.15 – 8.30pm

Run by Hannah

Stand Strong ladies only classes…I am bringing strength training using kettle bells and body weight, and self defence via a system called krav maga to Bristol. It is a great way to feel stronger, feel more confident, feel fitter, but most of all FEEL SAFER.

£11 pay as you go or £10 monthly. There is concession available for NHS staff and those on benefits. The classes will be on Move GB hopefully too.

Due to the nature Hannah can’t accept drop ins..you can book in with Hannah via her website or facebook page:

Conversational ESOL : Tuesdays 10.00am – 11.00am

Conversational ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Hatha yoga: Tuesday 6 – 7pm

Run by Louisa

Hatha is the core of yoga, beginning with the key 12 poses, which are developed and extended with alternative and more challenging poses. Through the poses and working with the breath, specifically focusing on diaphragmatic breathing you can massage and tone both the muscles and the organs. It is important to work to your own ability and just come and enjoy it for yourself, time to ignore everyone else and focus on just what you are doing!

Easton Community Choir: Tuesdays 7.30pm – 9pm

Run by Shelia Tang

Easton Community Choir is a fun, friendly and vibrant mixed a cappella choir based in Bristol, and is directed by its leader Sheila Tang. The choir welcomes both beginners and experienced singers, and is an open access choir so there are no auditions to join.
The choir sings a wide repertoire ranging from Eastern European harmonies, Maori, African, Shape note, uplifting Gospel, Folk, Pop and modern spiritual songs. The choir sings for the pure pleasure and love of singing and performs occasionally throughout the year.
Sheila Tang is a qualified teacher, experienced workshop and choral director. She is based in Bristol but offers events around the UK and runs workshops at many summer events such as Sunrise Festival, Glastonbury, Rainbow Futures camps, The Music Camp, the Green Gathering and local festivals and Arts Trails.

Parent and baby Craft Club: Wednesday 9.45 – 10.45am

Run by Amy Harris, Amy’s alterations and repairs. UPDATE: Currently being run from Cafe des Amis

Bring your preschoolers with you whilst you do mindful and creative activities including embroidery and printing. Free Tea and Coffee

£7/adult ( pay what you can afford.)

Evergreen Over 60’s club : Wednesday’s 1.00pm – 3.30pm

A weekly afternoon social group for over 60s attended by people from many different ethnic backgrounds. Various activities including six coach daytrips per year, an annual Harvest Thanksgiving and a bring & buy sale. There is also weekly bingo and raffle.

Sewing group: Wednesday 11.30 – 1.30pm

Run by Bristol Health Trainers

Come and improve your health and wellbeing, by joining the sewing group. Join us if you want to keep calm, learn how to amend clothes, to de-stress, and to meet new people.

After School Craft Club: Wednesday 4 – 5pm

Run by Amy Harris, Amy’s alterations and Repairs. UPDATE: currently being run from Cafe des Amis

£5/child (or what you can afford)

Run by a qualified teacher and professional seamstress, stay on site whilst your child enjoys the club, term time only.

Cafe des Amis will provide Half a sandwich/pasta pot for kidds attending the club at £1 each.

Easton Food Assembly: Wednesday 5.30pm – 7.30pm

Run by Josh
Every week you’ll find the very best local and sustainably produced fare: vegetables; fruit; meat; eggs; dairy products; honey; preserves; soaps; creams; balms and more. Come and meet the farmers, growers and makers and enjoy a new way to eat well while supporting local, sustainable agriculture.
The online market will be open for you to browse, order and pay for your groceries between Thursday and Monday every week. The weekly collection market where you will meet the producers and pick up your shopping will be held on a Wednesday evening from 5.30-7pm at Easton Community Centre. There will be food and drink for sale in the cafe every week so bring all the family!
The Food Assembly is not just a market place but an opportunity for community to come together, share food and ideas and establish a connection to our food source.

Hatha Yoga: Wednesday 6.30 – 7.30pm

Run by Jess Van Delft

Join in with our newest Yoga Class here at the centre. £7 per session

Women’s only Pilates: Thursday 2.00 -3.00pm

Run by Bristol Health Trainers

A lovely women’s only Pilates class run in our main hall.

Local veg and food Box collection : 4 – 7pm Thursday’s.

Run by  Leigh Court Farm

Every thursday both Leigh Court Farm and the Real Economy use the Centre for their local pick up of food and veg boxes. For more information please visit their websites : www.realeconomy.co.uk and https://leighcourtfarm.org.uk/

The Real Economy,  food collection: 3:30 – 6pm

Order online your local, nutritious and ethical food, household products and beauty products and get it delivered to your local collection point each Thursday from 3.30pm to 6pm at The Cafe des Amies.

The Real Economy is a Charitable Community Benefit Society. All the profits from our trading subsidiary go to our charity working with people in hardship and building community organising. Visit www.realeconomy.co.uk to read more about our values and www.shop-realeconomy.co.uk to place your order.

Zumba with Dayna John : 18:30 – 19:30 Thursday’s

The ultimate dance fitness party that beats a boring old workout anyday!

Curvy Girl Yoga: 19.45 – 20:45

Run by Devaki

“Curvy Girl Yoga is a unique yoga class in Bristol. Created by Devaki, it offers a safe, comfortable and supportive environment for ladies size 16 or more to practice yoga. At each class we practice asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing exercises) and relaxation. Suitable for complete beginners. Come along to explore your yoga practice & have fun! Please wear loose fitting, comfortable clothes.”

www.curvygirlyoga.co.uk

Your first class is just £5 (payable in advance).Thereafter, its £8 per person per class Or, 5 classes for £30. Please see website for more information on booking.

Raised in Easton – Community Nursery

Raised in Easton – Community Nursery

  Raised in Easton is a brand new 35 place nursery in the Annex at Easton Community Centre for children aged 1-5 years old. we opened in early January 2018 and still taking registrations https://www.raisedinbristol.org.uk/register-your-child/ We’re open all year round from Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm (except between Christmas and New Year and UK bank holidays).… Continue Reading

Easton Street Parties and Loaning Kit

Easton Street Parties and Loaning Kit

Easton Street Parties and Loaning Kit Easton is amazingly the leading Street Party Community in the country! We are a neighbourly lot – see what they said in this video. Residents hold 10 – 15 of these private neighbours’ events each year and over 40 streets have held one at some time in the last… Continue Reading

Cafe des Amis

Cafe des Amis

Here at Easton Community Centre we have a fantastic in house Cafe run by Glenn and Lyndsey – this month we celebrate two years of having this wonderful cafe in the centre! As well as offering yummy food in the cafe Monday – Saturday they also have an array of catering options available for your… Continue Reading