Welcome to the Frampton Cotterell
and Coalpit Heath Village Action Website

Village Action is a voluntary group whose aim is to achieve improvements in all aspects of village life through working in partnership with residents and local agencies. A full list of initiatives undertaken by Village Action can be seen at Village Action Projects.

The primary aim of this website is to provide information about events and activities taking place locally. The noticeboard and diary below contain announcements about events and Community Activities shows regular meeting times for the wide range of clubs and societies which meet in the area together with the facilities which are available for sporting or social activities.  

Please contact us via this website if you have any questions. If you have a Facebook account you could also contact us via the Village Action Facebook page.

Recent announcements

  • Click on the title of the announcement to see the full text.
  • Local History Society A new talk at Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society.  “The Tudor Navy - from the Mary Rose to the Armada“ A talk by Tim Bowly  Wednesday 13 Dec 2017 ...
    Posted 6 Dec 2017, 10:00 by Phil Handy
  • Events at Coalpit Heath Village Hall Coalpit Heath Village Hall, aka "The Miners", is celebrating its 90th Anniversary, 1927 to 2017 on Sat 2 Dec 2017 from 12pm until 3pm. There will be tea, coffee, mince ...
    Posted 21 Nov 2017, 12:54 by Phil Handy
  • Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society  “In Defence of the Drift “   One of the battles of the Zulu Wars in the late 19th century.  A talk by Paul Barnett    Wednesday  15 Nov 2017 at  7.30pm ...
    Posted 14 Nov 2017, 08:54 by Phil Handy
  • Speaking out on housing plans An update from SGC Councillor, Claire Young:On Monday plans for 1,800 homes at Coalpit Heath and hundreds more just up the road to the north west and west ...
    Posted 4 Nov 2017, 04:48 by Phil Handy
  • Joint Spatial Plan - Update on proposed housing in Coalpit Heath VALID (Villagers Against Local Intended Development) have provided the following update on how the Joint Spatial Plan is progressing and what it might mean for our area.The Bristol Post ...
    Posted 24 Oct 2017, 12:53 by Phil Handy
  • Autumn Adventure at Says Court Farm An autumn afternoon of nature based exploration including dissecting owl pellets to see if we can work out what they have been eating. Try your nature detecting skills as we ...
    Posted 17 Oct 2017, 08:14 by Phil Handy
  • Local History Society “The Port of Bristol “ A talk by John Penny  Wednesday 18 Oct 2017 7.30pm Zion Church,  Woodend Road All welcome. Entry £4. Free to members, annual subscription £15  Includes ...
    Posted 4 Oct 2017, 09:03 by Phil Handy
  • 5678 School of Dance 5678 Dance School runs at the Greenfield Centre, Winterbourne on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, offering ballet, tap, modern, jazz, street dance pre-school to teens.Also Wednesday - adult classes ...
    Posted 27 Sep 2017, 14:00 by Phil Handy
  • South Gloucestershire Mines Research Group The Early Avon Valley Copper and Brass Industry1690 to 1740A talk by Tony CoverdaleSaltford Brassmill Project ChairmanOn Wednesday 4 Octoberat 7:30pm for 8:00pm ...
    Posted 27 Sep 2017, 07:55 by Phil Handy
  • Frampton Cotterell Rocks! A new community activity for all to join in.Local parent, Hannah Lumby, writes: "Many communities in the UK have started doing this as a way to get more people ...
    Posted 15 Sep 2017, 14:08 by Phil Handy
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Village Diary

See Village Diary for full listings.

With thanks to Louise Harrison who compiles much of the information in the Village Diary.

Information about regular events and meetings can be found in Clubs and Societies. See also Village Walks for details of organised walks together with photos from earlier walks.

The Zion Church Website also has a useful list of events and activities which are organised by the church.


With thanks to Winterbourne and Frampton Matters magazine for helping to publicise Village Action information.