What’s on for families in & near Bishopston this weekend: 5/12/15 & 6/12/15

This weekend is jam-packed with events and activities for families in Bishopston, Horfield, St Andrew’s and Ashley Down – take a look at the full line-up below! And, don’t forget to keep an eye on the Bishopston Mum Facebook page over the next few weeks for even more local festive activities coming up.

Enjoy your weekend!


Ashley Down School’s Christmas Fair


Lots of festive fun such as live music, Santa’s grotto, mulled wine and mince pies, raffle, and market stalls.

  • 12 – 2.30pm (Christmas trees for sale fom 10am)
  • £1 entry
  • Downend Road, BS7 9PD

The Moggery Christmas Fair


All welcome to the Bristol Moggery Rehoming Centre’s Christmas Fair to raise money for the work that this charity does. There will be books, gifts, stalls, home made cakes, refreshments, games and more. The fair will be officially opened by Iam Fergusson, BBC Weatherman.

  • 1 – 4pm
  • St Michaels and All Angels Church Hall, 160a Gloucester Road (Pigsty Hill), Bishopston BS7 8NT
  • FREE admission

Free Kids’ Xmas Party: Kings Lawn Tennis Club

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Kings LTC invite you to their free Kids Xmas party – all welcome!

Prizes, competitions and fun games
Free mini tennis for all the family
Free party food for kids
Free cardio taster session for adults
Food and festive drinks available to buy for adults
Get into the Xmas spirit at Kings!

Santa Paws Fundraiser: The Ardagh, Horfield Common


Come and support the Troop family’s first fundraising event in support of brilliant charity ‘Hearing Dogs for the Deaf.’

Charlotte Troop is waiting to receive her very first hearing dog in the new year, once training has been completed & the whole family are passionate about giving something back to the charity whose work will enable her to live more independently & confidently.

Do come along and support this fantastic charity event!

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop: The Golden Hill Community Garden


Learn how to design and create stunning natural seasonal wreaths with fabulous foliage from the allotments and local gardens.

  • Drop-in between 10am – 4pm (please arrive by 3pm)
  • £10

Christmas Fair: Horfield Church of England Primary School


Lots of festive activities for children and families.

  • 11.30am – 2pm

Making Christmas Presents: Skincare Products – A Makey Mamas Workshop at KudaCan

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Using only natural ingredients learn to make luxurious Lip Balms, Body Scrubs and Bath Oils for friends and family for Christmas presents. You will take home 12 products – 6 lipbalms, 3 body scrubs and 3 bath oils. You can personalise each product with gorgeous scents to suit the person you are making it for.

Due to hot oils babies can not attend.

  • 10-12 noon
  • Workshop cost £26 – SAVE £3 per workshop if you book with a friend, or book 2 or more workshops together
  • Venue: KudaCan

For more information and to book:

Emmanuel Christmas Craft Evening: Horfield Methodist Church


  • 7.30 – 10pm
  • £10 per ticket (£7 for students)
  • Horfield Methodist Church, Churchways Avenue BS7 8SN
  • More details

The Emmanuel Christmas Craft Evening is back! Try your hand at several different crafts, enjoy refreshments, the opportunity to chat and relax and hear a short talk from the bible about the true meaning of Christmas.


St Bonaventure’s Christmas Fair

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Lots of Christmas fun for all of the family including visiting Father Christmas in his grotto, festive crafts, face painting, stalls, mulled wine, mince pies and lots more.

  • 2 – 4.30pm
  • Entry adults 50p, kids 30p (pre-school age and under go free)
  • St Bonaventure’s Catholic primary School, Egerton Road, Bishopston BS7 8HP

Winter Fair: St Werburgh’s City Farm

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Storytelling, music, bar, barbecue, local produce, craft stalls, family craft activity and more.