Packed programme

April 28 2017

The ever-popular Westbury Park Community Festival returns this summer with a packed programme of events.

The ever-popular Westbury Park Community Festival returns this summer with a packed programme of events.

Kevin Chigley, Chair of the Westbury Park Community Association said: “Plans for the 2017 Festival are now firmly in place. The Festival will run from Friday, 23 June until Sunday, 9 July. 

“At a recent meeting of the Festival Committee it was agreed to support two charities in 2017 - Cancer Research UK and Bridge Foundation, a Bristol based charity which provides counselling to young people.”

The provisional list of events includes an opening night quiz, a kids disco, live music at Grounded cafe, and an evening of  antiques at St Alban’s Church. There will be Open Gardens, a film night, a talk by architectural expert Jeff Bishop about Westbury Park through Maps, a summer buffet and much more.

The Festival leaflet giving full details of each event and where to purchase tickets will be circulated to every household in Westbury Park in early June.

 

Players to stage Ladies' Day

 

AWARD-WINNING theatre company St Alban’s Players take to the stage with their latest comedy production, “Ladies’ Day” by Amanda Whittington.

Meet the fish-filleting foursome Pearl, Jan, Shelley and Linda whose fortunes are set to change when Linda finds tickets to Ladies’ Day at Royal Ascot the year it relocated to York.  

The production runs from Thursday 18 May – Saturday 20 May, at St Alban’s Church Hall, Bayswater Avenue, Westbury Park, Bristol BS6 7NU.  7.30pm (doors open at 7pm)  Price £9 adult or £6 Friend/Student    

Book online: stalbansplayers.co.uk/boxoffice  or call 0117 924 7266.

 

Digging up history

 

Horfield Allotments plan to run a community history project to celebrate their 100th Anniversary.

Jeremy Iles said: “We will be running a series of small events to collect personal memories, anecdotes, photos and historical information from past and present allotment plot-holders, members of the local community and school children who use the site.

“We’d love to hear from anyone with links to our three sites at Golden Hill (behind Bishop Road School), Wessex Avenue and Birchall Road, so please get in touch!”

Drop in on Saturday 13 May, 2-4pm at Golden Hill Community Garden Spring Fair - entrance on Monk Road.

Or, write up to 200 words on your memories, anecdotes and local history and submit it online at www.greenfuture.org.uk/hdaa