Art on the Hill 2017 7-8 October

We’re one of the venues for Art On The Hill’s annual Arts trail for 2017 covering Windmill Hill and Victoria Park, hosting local artists from Bedminster and Bristol.

There is an array of events planned for both the daytime and evening. The trail has live entertainment, workshops, art to purchase and is family friendly!

In addition to hosting eight artists, there’ll also be music and food on Saturday afternoon and a concert on Saturday evening at the Community Centre.

See www.artonthehill.org.uk to see about planned workshops and artists featured for this year’s trail.

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Executive officers reelected for 2017-18

At our AGM on Thursday, we’re pleased to announce that our three executive officers were reelected for 2017-18: chairman Jim Haywood, treasurer Simon Haywood and secretary Chloe Fussell

We also elected a 12-member management committee featuring some old faces plus four new additions.

Thanks to all those involved in running the Community Centre in 2016-17, and we look forward to an exciting year ahead.

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NEW: Toddler dance class

OvDa dance company is offering new creative toddler classes at the Community Centre for 2-4 year olds.

Tuesdays 10am-10:45am, in school terms 5th September -17 October 2017. Price: £35 for 7 sessions.

Parents can watch, but are very welcome to join in.
Develop confidence and ability to be a team player,
Learn how to allow your body be free and respond to impulses like music, mood, cues…etc,
Stimulate the creativity,
Explore the movements and space,
Get confident with rhythm through learning about the drum beat,
Learn the dance cues, terminology while playing and moving,
Dancing through games and much more.
No imitations. No limits. No fears.

To book and secure your space, please email svetlana.ovsyannikova1 @gmail.com, subject: Creative toddler class.

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We’re looking for volunteers

We’re looking for new volunteers to join our management committee.  You’ll be able to:

  • Attend monthly committee meetings, usually Thursday nights 8-9:30pm, and help us make decisions about running the Community Centre; and
  • Commit for a year (Sept 2017—Sept 2018).

No experience needed, just a interest in helping out!

If you’d like to find out more, contact Chloe on chloe.fussell@gmail.com or 07790 464596.

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Notice of AGM

Notice to members

WINDMILL HILL COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2017
Thursday 28th September 8pm
in the Small Hall

Followed by Windmill Hill Social Club’s Annual General Meeting

All members invited. This is your chance to review the past year and to elect 2017-18 executive positions and management committees.

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Bristol Sling Library coming to Community Centre 18 July

Bristol Sling Library are holding their Bedminster session on Tuesday 18th July at the Community Centre. Session will run 11am – 1pm.

Great for any local parents looking to carry their baby or toddler in a sling or carrier. Fortnightly hire of wide range of slings & carriers suitable from birth to preschool. Trained Babywearing consultants on hand to help.

For more information, see www.facebook.com/BristolSlingLibrary.

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Eurovision Grand Final showing at the Community Centre

On Saturday 13th May we’re taking over this month’s Big Un music night for a Eurovision party! Screening the Grand Final from 8pm in the bar.

Free admission, all ages welcome. American supper – bring a dish for buffet nibbles.

See the Facebook event at: www.facebook.com/events/250387762103120.

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New: Break Out Voices Kids Choir

Break Out Voices Kids Choir is an extension of the adult Break Out Voices community choir and percussion group based in Windmill Hill (www.breakoutvoices.com).

Combining theatrical performance with vocals we aim to have fun with music and movement and build the children’s confidence and abilities.

The choir is for school years 2-6 and takes place at the Community Centre from 3.45-5.15 on Wednesdays. For more information please contact Kate on 07939 149365 or Sarah on 07769 902012.

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Energy Week at the Community Centre 25 Mar – 1 Apr

Energy Week at the Community Centre is running between Sat 25 March and Sat 1 April. We’re going to have lots of advice and information available on:

– Saving energy around the home
– Switching energy suppliers and saving money on your bills
– How we’ve reduced the Community Centre’s energy usage

Culminating in our monthly Friday quiz at 8:30pm on 31 March, with an energy flavour!

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Art on the Hill: Nearly Unplugged evening Sat 1 April

Nearly Unplugged: an evening of music, singing and poetry.

Hosted by local arts group Art on the Hill and featuring local bands and performers.

Sat 1 April, 7pm at the Community Centre. Free entry.

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