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.
  • Avon Wildlife Trust, Says Court Farm Wild Wednesday - Family Nature Walk The end of winter is almost in sight so celebrate with a romp around Says Court Farm. Put your nature detective skills to the test ...
    Posted 15 Jan 2019, 07:37 by Phil Handy
  • Local History Society Talk - January 2019 Windmills of Somerset A talk by Sarah Harris "The rise and fall of the windmilling trade,  the specific type of mill,  together with the lives of the millers who worked ...
    Posted 9 Jan 2019, 08:51 by Phil Handy
  • Window Art Trail 2019 FREE FUN in Frampton & Coalpit Heath February 17th- 27th 2019Brighten dark evenings and kindle the Community Spirit by decorating a window in your house. Black paper or card or ...
    Posted 2 Jan 2019, 11:55 by Phil Handy
  • Walking for Health - Volunteer Training Following a successful training day for twelve new volunteers in November, we’d love to hold another one early in 2019. If you have a couple of hours to spare ...
    Posted 17 Dec 2018, 09:04 by Phil Handy
  • South Gloucestershire Mines Research Group talk The last years of Coal Mining in South Wales. A talk by Steve Grudgings on Wednesday 23 January 2019 at 7:30pm for 8:00pm start  Miners Institute (aka Coalpit ...
    Posted 16 Dec 2018, 04:39 by Phil Handy
  • Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society “The Story of the Modern Mathew “ A talk by author Clive Burlton.The Mathew is one of the most iconic symbols of Bristol’s age of discovery, and of its ...
    Posted 30 Nov 2018, 02:39 by Phil Handy
  • South Gloucestershire Mines Research Group Early Engine Houses and Railways of the Forest of Dean  A talk by Dave Hardwick   Wednesday 5 Dec 2018  at 7.30pm for an 8.00 pm start.  Miners Institute ...
    Posted 30 Nov 2018, 02:38 by Phil Handy
  • Frampton Cotterell Youth Club - Volunteers Wanted Local volunteers are wanted to support the Youth Club on Thursday evenings at the Brockeridge Centre.There are 20+ young people that attend weekly. There are different activities including cooking ...
    Posted 20 Nov 2018, 13:38 by Phil Handy
  • Remembrance Activities, St Saviour's Church As part of our remembrance activities this weekend, St Saviour’s Church are showing the film "Journey’s End" on Saturday 10th November at 4pm. It is free and everyone ...
    Posted 7 Nov 2018, 14:05 by Phil Handy
  • Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society November 2018 Joan of Arc, a talk by Prof Ronald Hutton, well known historian and TV presenter. The talk will ask “Why she became so famous, and why she is at once ...
    Posted 4 Nov 2018, 13:09 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.