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New Community Café opens next week

by Claire Young on 17 March, 2020

Bristol Community Cafes will be opening a new volunteer run, not for profit café in Frampton Cotterell next Monday (23rd March). The café will be open from 12 noon until 3pm in Crossbow House, School Road, Frampton Cotterell BS36 2DB every Monday except Bank Holidays. ​

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History Talk on the Quakers

by Claire Young on 9 February, 2020

The latest Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society, “Quakers in South Gloucestershire” by Roger Angerson, is at 7.30pm on Wednesday 19th February in the Zion Church, Woodend Road, Frampton Cotterell. All welcome. Entry, including light refreshments is £4, or free to members (who pay an annual subscription of £15).

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Memories wanted

by Claire Young on 7 February, 2020

The Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society is looking for memories and photographs of the villages during the Second World War, 1939 to 1945 for a display. The display will be in the Brockeridge Centre, Woodend Road, Frampton Cotterell during May 2020 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE day. If you can help […]

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This Wednesday sees the latest talk organised by Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society. The talk will be given by Alan Freke of Frenchay Museum. It starts at 7.30 p.m. at Zion United Church, Woodend Road, Frampton Cotterell. All welcome. Entry £4. Free to members (annual subscription £15). Light refreshments are provided. “An Utterly […]

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Starting on the 5th December Ecclesiastical Insurance are giving 120 charities donations of £1,000 each in a series of 12 draws in the days leading up to Christmas. You can help local charities by nominating them for these draws at ecclesiastical.com. If you want to nominate your chosen charity but are unsure about their charity […]

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History talk

by Claire Young on 4 October, 2019

The latest Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society talk, Village Friendly Societies by Philip Hoyland, will take place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 16 October in the Zion Church, Woodend Road, BS36 2HY. All are welcome. Entry is £4 (free to members who pay an annual subscription of £15) and includes light refreshments. For more […]

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Floral Friends of Frampton Spring Fayre

by Claire Young on 22 April, 2019

Floral Friends of Frampton are holding their Spring Fayre from 10am to 2pm this Saturday (27th April) in the Brockeridge Centre. There will be refreshments and plants for sale and a chance to meet the hedgehogs from Hedgehog Rescue.

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Fun events for Christian Aid week

by Claire Young on 22 April, 2019

Once again there will be a range of fun fundraising events for Christian Aid week (May 12th-18th) – starting early with a Big Brekkie community breakfast at the Zion Hall, Woodend Road, Frampton Cotterell at 8.30am on Saturday 27th April. Other events include a Coffee, Cake and Soup lunch, a quiz, a folk music night […]

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Cycle ride for SANDS

by Claire Young on 16 March, 2019

Could you help two local women raise money for a charity that supports families affected by stillbirth and neonatal deaths? Emma Steele and Helen Jackson from Coalpit Heath are cycling from Bristol to Edinburgh to raise funds for SANDS. They will be cycling the 420 miles from May 17 to May 19 – that’s 140 […]

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Latest history talk

by Claire Young on 11 March, 2019

The latest Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society talk is on Wednesday 20th March at 7.30pm in the Zion Church, Woodend Road, Frampton Cotterell. The talk by Tony Coverdale is entitled “The early Avon Valley Copper & Brass Industry 1700-1750”. All welcome, light refreshments included, entry £4 or free to members (annual subscription £15).

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