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37th Kingswood Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps
We provide an exciting and enjoyable way for young people to become involved in this dynamic branch of musical performance. We have plenty to interest experienced musicians within our organisation, but can also take on complete beginners, as we provide superb training through our team of instructors. Members ages range from 8 to 14 years in our junior Cadet band, and from 12 to 25 in the more experienced Drum & Bugle Corps.
2. ABLAZE (Ref #2471)
Ablaze works with business volunteers to raise aspiration and attainment in Bristol schools through one to one support and projects.
3. Action for ME (Ref #1823)
Action for M.E. campaigns for more recognition, research and better care & benefits for ME sufferers. AfME campaigns to raise awareness with government, health care and media. AfME provides information and signposts to ME sufferers.
4. Alzheimer's Society Branch Office (Ref #2158)
Support Groups and other activities for carers and those with dementia. * Carer support groups * Social Drop-in groups * Singing for the Brain * Limes Day Services for younger people with dementia * Assett home support for younger people with dementia * Information and advice * Telephone support
5. Amana Education Trust (Ref #1981)
Amana Education Trust is a non-profit community based organisation, founded in January 2000. Amana Education Trust operates for the benefit of Somali people in Bristol and the surrounding area to relieve poverty, advance education and provide and assist in the provision of facilities for recreational purposes. Overall, Amana Education Trust aims to improve the quality of life for Somali families living in Bristol.
6. Ashley's Rise - Junior Morris (Ref #42)
English traditional dance and customs for young people aged 8-16 years. We are a performing junior morris dance side.
7. Ashton Vale Club for Young People (Ref #43)
Providing sport and recreational facilities for young people aged 8-21 years, including outside courts, inside activities, internet café and playstation room, supervised by qualified staff.
8. Avon Autistic Foundation Limited (Ref #1467)
Avon Autistic Foundation is a registered charity providing residential and day care for people diagnosed as autisticor having aspergers syndrome.
9. Avon County Scouts (Ref #1042)
To provide a safe and happy environment for young people to learn skills for adulthood.
10. Avon Youth Association (AYA) (Ref #1750)
AYA works with young people aged 11-25 years old and particularly targets those who do not access (or feel alienated from) traditional youth work. Delivery is provided through the Bristol Youth Bus (BYB). Especially those living in isolated rural areas or underprivileged urban areas. AYA is able to target resources around specific groups of vulnerable young people who may be at risk of offending, low literacy skills, young people who may develop unhealthy eating habits.
11. Awaz Utaoh (Ref #1217)
Awaz Utaoh is a BME community organisation which specifically targets the different sections of deprived South Asian people. Our main aim is to relieve the isolation, distress, poverty and victimisation experienced by the identified target communities and to reintroduce them back into mainstream society promoting community cohesion. Culturally appropriate advice and guidance, referral and liaison with public service providers, training, employment opportunities, victim and family support.
12. BREAD Youth Project (Ref #2623)
At BREAD Youth Project we run projects and activities for and with young people, to raise awareness of issues that are important to young people across Bristol.
13. Baggator (Ref #1801)
Social Club for young people 10 - 19 years. Tuesdays Bike Club 5 - 7pm; Wednesdays Open Access 7 - 9pm; Thursdays Girls' Group 7 - 9pm; Fridays Open Access 7.30 - 10pm
14. Barton Hill Youth Work Team (Ref #1734)
To work with young people aged 13 - 19 year olds, offering information on jobs, health, sport, internet use and music workshops. Open access youth club with pool tables, dvds, pc's and internet café.
15. Beat: Bristol Eating Disorders Support Group (Ref #2616)
Bristol Eating Disorder Support Group is a small group offering mutual support for those affected by anorexia and/or bulimia. Age 18+ Meetings for friends, relatives and sufferers are held 2nd Tuesday of every month. Meetings for sufferers only are every 4th Tuesday of every month.
16. Bread Youth Project (Ref #1534)
Bread currently runs three projects. SHPEP - Sexual Health Peer Education trains young people to be peer educators. ACI - African Culture and Identity work with young people of African decent exploring history, culture and politics with African centred approach. LWYI - Lawrence Weston Youth Involvement works with young people in designing and developing their own services and giving them a positive voice in their own community.
17. Bristol Ballet Centre (Ref #2445)
Dance Classes for all ages from Pre-School to Adults. Ballet, Tap and Modern classes for all levels. Highly qualified staff and option to take examinations of the Royal Academy of Dance and Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. For more details email firstname.lastname@example.org
18. Bristol Dance Experience (Ref #2517)
Ballroom and Latin classes for absolute beginners and experienced dancers with a fun and sociable atmosphere. Classes are held at four locations in Redland, Cotham and Central Bristol on six days each week. Students can come with a partner or on their own. Casual dress and normal shoes. Class terms are roughly aligned with school terms.
19. Bristol School of Dancing (Ref #2536)
Dance classes in Classical Ballet, Modern Jazz, Hip-Hop and Tap held daily in our Clifton studio and on selected days in various areas of the city and beyond. We accept children to our Pre-School classes from the age of 2.5 years to begin to learn the basics of Classical Ballet. Children and young people accepted from all ages and abilities to all other classes.
20. Bristol School of Dancing, The (Ref #936)
The Bristol School of Dancing offers classes in Ballet, Modern, Theatre Dance, Tap and Jazz. Ages 2.5 years to adults. Special classes for children from 2.5 years. Alternative contact number: 0117 973 3487.
21. Bristol Youth Theatre Studio (Ref #162)
Production of plays and musicals. Tuition offered for auditions to Drama School. "Studio work" on a weekly basis - that is, tuition in Stagecraft, not Educational Drama. All enquiries to Gloucester Road address please.
22. Broad Plain Rugby Club (Ref #2487)
This is the Youth section of Broad Plain Rugby Club. We train kids from age 4 upwards and have a large and growing youth section. Come and try tag rugby (age 4-7) or mini rugby (age 8-12), Sunday mornings at 11.00am, or Wednesday evenings 6.30pm. Full details are on the website.
23. Brunel 20s and 30s Walking Group (Ref #2068)
Based in the Bristol and Bath area, we're a friendly group catering for all tastes amongst younger people, from the newcomer to recreational walking through to experienced hill walkers. Our programme offers around 100 walks a year, ranging from 4 mile ambles through to testing 17 mile up and downers in the Brecons. As well as frequent walks, our programme also contains a number of weekends away and an array of socials.
24. CSV Allies in Bristol (Ref #1465)
CSV is the UK's largest volunteering and training organisation. Allies in Bristol provides volunteer independent visitors to befriend young people who are looked after by Bristol City Council's Children's Services. The volunteer, known as an 'ally' and the young person meet regularly and take part in social activities together.
25. Chipping Sodbury Cricket Club (Ref #2425)
Chipping Sodbury Cricket Club has been at the heart of Bristol Cricket for many years now and attracts players from all over Bristol, Bath and Gloucestershire. Having been founded in 1860 the cricket club has had a lot of time to grow into what is one of the largest clubs in the Bristol area. This Bristol cricket club has many opportunities for players of all standards. It has a flourishing youth section and an equally vibrant senior and women's section.
26. Connexions West of England (Ref #1753)
Information, advice and guidance service for 13 - 19 year olds. Booked and drop-in appointments available Bristol wide, call for more information.
27. Danceblast @ The Tobacco Factory (Ref #1947)
Danceblast is about discovering the thrill and excitement of live performance. Students are aged between 3 and 18, all learn ballet, jazz, modern and hip hop as they work towards an annual show. The emphasis is on fun! Classes, usually an hour long, are held on Saturdays and Sundays. Most students enjoy themselves so much they come back year after year; some are still with us after joining the school when it opened in 1997!
28. Freedom Youth (Ref #1441)
Youth group specific for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender young people age 13 to 21 years of age.
29. Full Circle - St. Paul's Youth and Family Project (Ref #1335)
We have various projects: Girls' Club 10-13 yrs; Boys' Club 10-13 yrs; Parents' Project; Sports Project; Saturday Play Project 1-4 pm; Youth Inclusion and Support Panel. Call for further info.
30. Guide Association (Ref #1865)
Rainbows 5-7 years, Brownies 7-10 years, Guides 10-14 years, Rangers 14+ years, Leaders 18-65 years. Phone or visit our website for more detail.
31. Hartcliffe and Withywood Teenage Parents Project (Ref #1336)
The organisation provides practical, emotional and mentoring support for teenage parents and their children in South 4 Bristol, raising their awareness and aspirations through education. Aged between 16-25.
32. Helen O'Grady Drama Academy (Ref #2476)
Weekly classes for adults and children held at various locations across Bristol. Free trial! Acting classes for adults held each Thursday evening in Redland. No experience necessary. Come along and make new friends, build confidence and 'act up' each week. Phone 0117 900 1602 for more details.
33. Help! Counselling for 9 to 25 year olds (Ref #1748)
We provide counselling and psychotherapy for young people aged 9 to 25 years old. There is no limit to the number of sessions and no restrictions on the issues clients can bring. We seek to provide a local service. We ask for an affordable contribution to costs.
34. Hotspots Afterschool and Holiday Club (Ref #2600)
Hotspots offers childcare to children aged 4yrs-11yrs.Open from 3.30-6.OO term time and 8.30am-6pm during holidays.We offer very exciting activities for all ages.During the holidays we go off-site for trips out. All children are welcome.We are OFSTED registered. Hotspots is child led and we encourage free play ,although activities are planned.
35. Kingsdown Junior Badminton Club (Ref #249)
To coach young juniors to play badminton and progress to adult league etc Tuesdays 6-8pm and Sunday 10-12 at the Oasis School. Beginners only.
36. Knowle West Development Trust (KWDT) (Ref #1681)
We are an organisation with the aim of combating disadvantage and increasing self determination in Knowle West through social, economic and physical regeneration.
37. Longwell Green Orchestra (Ref #1107)
We are a community based orchestra and we play mainly light classical music for many local groups, senior citizens clubs and charities. We have also played in France, most recently in the Charentes area where we played two concerts combined with a very enjoyable holiday. The musicians are of mixed ability and can range from teenager to retired. The orchestra encourages and supports all members whether new players or those resuming a lapsed hobby and has at its heart the enjoyment of making music
38. Mill Youth Centre, The (Ref #1448)
Youth organising, providing support, information and advice, sport, arts, targeted at young people aged 13-19 years old.
39. My Way 2 Employment (Ref #2626)
Supportive service to help disabled and vulnerable people of the age of 18+ who have mental health, learning difficulties who wish to gain the necessary knowledge to get a job/paid employment.
40. New Generation Music (Ref #2427)
NGM is an exciting organisation helping to transform people and communities through music. NGM has many different projects ranging from the hugely successful musical Luv Esther to working with young people and from DJ’s to artists. Caedmon is a 'state of the art performing arts complex with recording studios, programming rooms, dance studio, performance venue and sound proofed training rooms. All available for hire!
41. Off The Record (Bristol) (Ref #588)
Free counselling and mental health support, information and advice for young people aged 11 to 25. Based in the city centre with outreach sites in Lockleaze, Lawrence Weston, Withywood, Barton Hill, Knowle West, Fishponds and Southmead
42. Portishead Yacht and Sailing Club (PYSC) (Ref #1395)
PYSC is the premier dinghy sailing club on the Bristol Channel. It offers opportunities for both serious racing and general cruising. It also has a lively cadet section based at Portishead Lake Grounds. It is an accredited RYA Training Centre offering courses in dinghy sailing, power boating, First Aid and VHF radio operation. Most of our sailing is club racing and we also have cruises. New members are always welcome. We also run a RYA youth sail training programme for Cadets aged 8-14.
43. Pride of Bristol Trust, The (Ref #1874)
The Pride of Bristol is a charity who's main aim is to provide character building sea training for youth groups and schools. Trips for youth groups are heavily subsidised by the Trust. To help fundraise we are available for charter, for fishing, diving, clay pigeon shooting etc. Popular trips include Clay Pigeon shooting in the Bristol Channel, and weekend diving trips to Lundy Island.
44. Race Forum, The (Ref #2104)
The Race Forum exists to assist Black and Minority Ethnic communities in Bristol to communicate with the City Council regarding policies, how to involve local people in democratic decision making and in the development of services for all of its citizens. Any individual or organisation of BME people can become members of the Race Forum. The Forum members elect advisors to represent their views to the Council through various Council meetings and Scrutiny Commissions.
45. Sea Cadets, The - South West Area (Ref #1579)
To encourage valuable personal development and opportunity for young people aged 10-18 years, in a controlled but fun environment, based on the traditions of the navy. The main principle is to build confidence and self-esteem and equip young people with life skills for the future. Also for adult volunteers who may wish to support or become instructors.
46. Shirehampton Community Action Forum (SCAF) (Ref #1586)
SCAF is a small grass roots community organisation, working with a wide range of partners including Bristol City Council, police, churches, schools, local voluntary/community groups and local residents to address a wide range of local issues. Key action groups work on Young people, community safety, local planning & development,Shire Greens (environmental issues)& improving local play areas. Full Forum meetings are held every 2 months, are fully minuted & open to all.
47. Somali Youth Association - Bristol (Ref #1869)
The main activity of the scheme is to assist refugee communities in Bristol in accessing essential services through the provision of language support, information and advice. People can access the service through a series of weekly drop in sessions held at accessible, well-known venues within the community and through telephone contact.
48. South Gloucestershire Hockey Club (Ref #2455)
World record-breaking, friendly hockey club based at Golden Hill, Bristol, for men and women of all ages, abilities and fitness levels. We have 3 men's winter teams, 2 ladies sides and several summer league teams. New players are always welcome, whether you are new to the idea, are a player looking to return to the sport, or have never played it before, but want to give it a go. There are weekly training sessions and lots of social activities. Find out much more from our website.
49. Special Friends Club (Ref #1788)
Special Friends Club is a local charity, run by parent volunteers, which provides support to families who have a child /children with a wide spectrum of disabilities and special needs via a Holiday Activities Club. We aim to provide our members and their families with the opportunity to come along to a pre-arranged activity trip or outing every week during the school holidays throughout the year.
50. St. Luke's Church Players (Ref #1544)
We are a community-based drama group, formed in 1988. We perform two productions a year, including pantomimes and musical plays. We have an age range from teens to seventies, and meet on Wednesday evenings. New members are always welcome, for both acting and backstage work.
51. St. Paul's Youth Work Team (Ref #1183)
Brigstocke Road Project: Tuesdays 7pm-9pm and Wednesdays 7.30pm- 9.30pm providing sports etc. Thursdays Girls' night 5.30pm-8pm. Sefton Park: This will close on Thursday 22nd May 2008. All youth provision will transfer to Brigstocke Rd.
52. Stagecoach Theatre Arts (Ref #2317)
Drama, Singing and Dance Classes in Cotham, Winterbourne, Long Ashton, Hanham, Keynsham, Clevedon & Portsihead. The skills they learn aren't just for the stage. Our students grow in confidence and self-esteem... Skills for Life! There's no audition - all they need is enthusiasm! 4-6 year olds come for 1 ½ hours; 7-16 year olds come for 3 hours. Phone to enrol.
53. Stand and Deliver Children's Drama School (Ref #1342)
Stand and Deliver is a children's drama school teaching children from 5 upwards all aspects of speech and drama, including poetry, prose, acting, mime and improvisational skills. Julia trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
54. TCV - The Conservation Volunteers (Ref #323)
TCV is Britain's largest practical conservation organisation, providing opportunities for people to improve their environment. Our projects run every Tuesday and Wednesday, as well as alternate Thursdays and Saturdays. We offer a wide variety of environmental conservation activities and anyone over 18 can participate on a regular or one-off basis. Check our website for details: www.btcv.org/avon or ring our Bristol office: 0117 929 1624. Transport, tea and training provided.
55. Thornbury Cricket Club (Ref #1365)
The coaching, practice and playing of cricket for adults and juniors of all ages ( both male and female ). We also have an active social programme all year round.
56. Time 2 Share (Ref #1483)
Time2Share supports disabled children, young people and their families through a volunteer befriending scheme and youth groups.
57. Westbury Park Dance Centre (Ref #1319)
Pre-school Ballet and Tap dancing lessons from 3 years upwards; R.A.D ballet classes, ISTD Modern and Tap classes; shows, competitions and festivals.
58. Withywood Centre, The (Ref #2402)
The Withywood Centre is an award winning, environmentally friendly and fully accessible Community Centre and Cafe. The Centre provides free car parking. We cater for all kinds of functions including meetings, conferences, parties and counselling rooms. On site is an internet cafe, church, Amelia Nutt Clinic, Bristol South Community Learning Difficulties Team (CLDT), South Bristol Advice Service (SBAS), Age Concern, The Princess Royal Trust Carers Centre and a Youth Café.
59. Woodcraft Folk, The (Ref #1822)
The Woodcraft Folk is a national voluntary youth organisation. The aims are to work with children and young people informally to encourage active involvement in society for a better and fairer world. A cooperative organisation where young people usually meet once a week for games, craft activities, play and environmental activities. Areas covered are Bristol, Windmill Hill, St Andrews, Bradley Stoke.
60. WorldRoots Voice (Ref #2223)
WorldRoots Voice is now in its eighth year as Bristol's foremost youth world music acappella ensemble. The repertoire is an eclectic mix of global styles and ranges from Gospel, Eastern European, African and contemporary Western pieces. We welcome new members at the beginning of each term aged 12+.
61. YES (Ref #2624)
Literacy and Numeracy training and support for young people and adults. Small, informal friendly groups. Phone to find out more.
62. Young Bristol (Ref #1036)
Young Bristol offers a wide range of activities and opportunities to young people from 8-25. This includes the chance to volunteer and gain accreditation. Young Bristol also supports a network of youth clubs across the city. We are also an umbrella body for the CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) and can offer a checking service.
63. bristol shintaido (Ref #1653)
Providing support and housing to 16-25 year olds.
64. older peoples forum (Ref #2534)
Dance classes for Children in ballet, hip hop, modern jazz, tap, irish, & musical theatre; teen classes for any late starters; boys hip hop; class; Adults as above plus belly, flamenco and zumba; full time college course for 16+ to train as professional dancers & dance teachers. Annual shows, exams in ISTD, RAD, LAMDA & LCM and competitions. A great social atmosphere and fun place to be.