Free Carnival Workshop Throughout August & September

All local children, young people and families are invited to take part in a free Carnival workshop throughout August & September at Docklands.
There will be opportunities to learn about the Carnival culture, get practical with making the costumes and much more.

For more information, please contact:

Amirah Cole on 07 783 054 583 and/or email

Location: Docklands Youth Centre.
Brigstocke Road, St Paul’s,
Bristol, BS2 8UA

Check out the images below for the programme of activities!

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International Women’s Day 2015 is on March 7th!

International Women’s Day is on March 7th from 11am to 5pm and there is a diverse programme including a drama workshop with playback theatre group Breathing Fire, participate in a group weaving project to capture local women’s words and advice, join a puppet making workshop or participate in a sing-along with local voice coach Jules Olsen, Indoor static cycling challenge, Local poet Vanessa Kisuulen and much more.

The day will focus on breaking barriers and building bridges, the opportunity to speed meet other like-minded women, Netwalking around the Docks plus the Breeze cycle ride – a cycle tour of Bristol women’s history.

For more information visit:

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Blue Monday Fair – 19th Jan 2015

Help and advice about debt, housing, health, wellbeing, finding work and training.

Make a positive start with Blue Monday Fair : 19 January 2015 – 9am to 5pm

Join over 60 local organisations at a huge one-day fair at
The Galleries Broadmead to get help and advice about debt, housing, health and wellbeing and many more.

For full details including a list of organisations attending go to Blue Monday Fair

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Small Business Saturday – 6th Dec 2014

The second annual UK-wide Small Business Saturday is taking place on Saturday 6th December, and Bristol’s business community is again showing its support with a range of events and activities.

Small Business Saturday is all about acknowledging the contribution the small business sector makes to the economy, while encouraging everyone to support their local small businesses in the run-up to the day, on the day itself, and beyond.

Bristol’s small and independent business sector is rightly celebrated for its vibrancy and its contribution to the city’s unique character.

To find out more about it, click here

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My Enterprise! – A 5-Day Enterprise Course

CCBED will be running introductory business start-up and enterprise development courses from the 24th November 2014. The introductory courses (Level 1 & 2) are accredited and specifically designed to cater for the needs as well as empower under-represented groups in society e.g. migrants, disabled and older people and the unemployed. Some of their course modules include Managing Your Time, Problem Solving, Exploring Enterprise and Creative Thinking.

On Thursday the 13th of November 2014, CCBED are giving interested learners (16+), voluntary sector service providers, public sector agencies and other interested partners the opportunity to find out more about CCBED, their SFEDI programmes and the initial introductory courses on offer through an Open Day. See below for further information about the Open Day.

· Enquiries Prior To Open Day: 0117 329 0717 or email
· More About CCBED:

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Afrika Eye Film Festival on Nov 7th – 9th

Taking place at Watershed this year, the 2014 Afrika Eye Film Festival presents a festival with a focus on South Africa’s 20 years of democracy during 3 days of inspirational screenings & events for everybody to enjoy.

Programme Highlights:

– Hear ME Move Film (Fri 7 Nov at 20:30), South Africa’s very first dance film, which will be followed by an always buzzing Afterparty (from 22:45 in the Café/Bar) featuring the queen of South African jazz, singer Pinise Saul.

– Contributions Africa has made to World War I (WW1 and present day black soldiers, Sat 8 Nov at 10:00)

– A Cannes Film Festival award-winning account of the early days of a jihadist takeover ( Timbuktu (2014 film))

– A timely look at the effects of decolonization in the 60s and 70s ( Concerning Violence, Sat 8 Nov at 15:10)

– An unflinching examination of the legacy of the late Nelson Mandela (Nelson Mandela: The Myth and Me, Sat 8 Nov at 19:00)

– Look (and listen!) out for the sounds of South Africa in the Harbourside as Pinise Saul leads a community choir in song (Ferry Boat Choir + Sing Out For Africa, Sat 8 Nov from 10:30).

Want to find out more? Click here

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FREE 1 week training programme for young people wanting to gain experience in Cooking

The Princes Trust and Co-Exist Community Kitchen are running a new week long programme for young people who are interested in seeing what the cooking industry is all about. The course is available for anyone between the ages of 16-25 and not in education, employment or training.

Get Started in Cooking- September, Bristol

Taster Day: 17th September
Programme Dates: 22nd – 26th September

The programme offers the opportunities to:

Ø Get experience working in a community kitchen and developing cooking skills

Ø Gain practical skills used in the catering industry

Ø Gain a Food Hygiene Qualification

Ø Enjoy a fun week improving your teamwork, communication skills and confidence

Ø Get three months support after the programme to help you move into employment education or training

If you know anyone who is interested please do not hesitate to call or email Julia Palmer for more information.
To refer a young person, you can fill in the referral form attached and email this back to Julia on with the contact details of the young person, or get them to give her a call on 07436 582 327.

Julia Palmer | Outreach Executive | The Prince’s Trust | Canningford House, Victoria Street, Bristol BS1 6BY | M: 07436 582 327 | T: 0117 929 4964

Complete the referral form

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Summer Holidays Activities Programme 2014

Full Circle’s Summer holidays activities programme is up. Starting on the 28th of July and ending on the 29th of August. Save the dates!

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Free bush craft family learning event

Please find some information regarding a free bush craft family learning event. Places are limited and there is also some transport available. This will be assessed and priority given to individuals with no other means of access to the venue.

This is a target provision for individuals over 19 with few or no qualifications, if you feel your service users, clients, parents and learners fit the eligibility please contact me directly to book a place.

Dean Kelly
Learning Communities Development worker; Knowle, Bedminster, Hengrove, Filwood, Windmill Hill
Office Telephone: 0117 903 9809
Mobile: 07788353446

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