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Remembrance Activities, St Saviour's Church

posted 7 Nov 2018, 14:04 by Phil Handy   [ updated 7 Nov 2018, 14:05 ]

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 is welcome to come along. 

Before the film, from 2pm - 4pm, the Women’s Institute are putting on a Waterfall of Poppies at the church with refreshments etc.

The film is rated a 12.

On Sunday 11th November, St Saviour’s Church have Remembrance Services at:

10.00am Holy Communion (with Breakfast Club at 9:45am for children), and act of remembrance at the war memorial, followed by refreshments
3.00pm British Legion service of remembrance, with Scouts etc, including observance at the war memorial
6.00pm Vigil service on the centenary of the end of the First World War

Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society November 2018

posted 4 Nov 2018, 13:07 by Phil Handy   [ updated 4 Nov 2018, 13:09 ]

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 one of history’s most spectacular successes and failures. “

Wednesday 21 Nov 2018 at 7.30pm.

Zion Church
Woodend Road

All welcome. Entry £4
Free to members, annual subscription £15
Includes light refreshments

Christmas Coffee Morning and Gift Sale

posted 1 Nov 2018, 04:46 by Phil Handy

Wednesday 28th November 2018
9.15 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Brockeridge Centre, Frampton Cotterell

Join us for coffee and cake; browse the stalls for stocking fillers, gifts, Christmas decorations, cards.

All proceeds will go towards supporting Floral Friends' activities in the village.

Scarecrow Trail 2018

posted 26 Oct 2018, 02:16 by Phil Handy

Map and voting form - see below.

Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society

posted 10 Oct 2018, 09:27 by Phil Handy   [ updated 10 Oct 2018, 12:46 ]

The Luftwaffe’s attacks on the aircraft industry in South Gloucestershire 1940 to 1942

A talk by local author John Penny M. A.

Wednesday 17 Oct 2018 at 7.30pm.

Zion Church, Woodend Road

All welcome. Entry £4. Free to members, annual subscription £15

Includes light refreshments

FCP-TV Live Streaming Show

posted 10 Oct 2018, 09:20 by Phil Handy

Frampton Community Projects (FCP) are pleased to announce the arrival of their new project - a live streaming studio show!

This October will see the start of their monthly show streamed live from the Brockeridge Centre.  The show will consist of news from around the parish, and the surrounding areas. They will have guests from around the village to provide updates on issues relating to Frampton Cotterell.

If you would like to share a story, then why not email the editorial team at

Scarecrow Trail 2018

posted 3 Oct 2018, 08:55 by Phil Handy   [ updated 3 Oct 2018, 08:57 ]

The theme for this year's Scarecrow Trail is "Favourite Fairy Stories".  

Closing date for entries is 19th October.

Scarecrows will be on display from 27th October to 2nd November.

Entry forms are available from the Brockeridge Centre, Woodend Road.

'Big Christmas Sing'

posted 30 Sep 2018, 02:39 by Phil Handy   [ updated 30 Sep 2018, 02:42 ]

The Churches Together in Frampton Cotterell & Coalpit Heath are holding their annual 'Big Christmas Sing' at St Saviour’s Church, Coalpit Heath from 7-9pm. Local adult & school choirs, a community choir & carols for all! 

A lovely way to start the festive season. 

Entry free with a retiring collection for Christian Aid.

If you'd like to join the community choir, rehearsals will be held on 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th November. For more details see the Village Diary. All welcome!!

Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society

posted 15 Sep 2018, 12:48 by Phil Handy   [ updated 15 Sep 2018, 12:52 ]

Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society will begin their Autumn season on Wednesday 19 Sept 2018 at 7.30pm with:

Historical Photographic Tour of Frampton Cotterell

Jointly presented by Chairman Trevor Thompson, co author of two books of local photos, one in the ‘Images of England’ series and one in the ‘Britain in Old Photographs’ series, and John Scantlebury, a member of the local photographic society.

Zion Church
Woodend Road
Frampton Cotterell
BS36 2HY

All welcome. Entry £4. 
Free to members, annual subscription £15

Includes light refreshments

Winterbourne Wind Band Open Rehearsal Evening

posted 23 Aug 2018, 06:27 by Phil Handy

Winterbourne Winds want YOU! Players or returners please come along to our free Open rehearsal evening on:
Sept 13th, 
7.30-9.30 pm 

The Greenfield Centre, 
Park Avenue, 


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