Regular adult groups that meet at the centre:


Watercolour classes for beginners and mixed ability. One to one  teaching and demonstrations in a friendly environment.   Everyone brings their own materials and refreshments are provided. £8 per session.

Wednesday mornings and afternoons in the Pavilion 10:00-12:30 and 14:00-16:00

Contact Caroline James 01275 392564 / 07799 548857


Art Club     

A sociable group of mainly retired people who enjoy painting in many art mediums.  No tutor, help and support to one another.  They meet in the Pavilion on Thursday mornings from  9:30—12:00 weekly.

Contact Norma 01275 852393 or Des 01275 393297

Avon Guild of Spinners and Weavers    

The aim of the Guild is to promote and encourage the art of spinning, weaving and dyeing. Runs on the second Saturday of the month between 10:00-16:00 in the Pavilion

Find out more at:  or contact Caroline Walker at

Facebook page here

Daisy Birthing Antenatal Classes

Daisy Birthing is a weekly antenatal class for expectant mums to help
you enjoy pregnancy, stay mobile, learn about your changing baby and
body and prepare for a confident birth. Our unique Active Antenatal
method draws on elements of active birth, pregnancy yoga, hypnobirthing
and antenatal education to create one very powerful combination. From
easing pregnancy ailments, adapting to your changing body, preparing for
birth and informing your own individual choices, we’ve got you covered.
Classes run throughout the year and are bookable in 6 weeks term with
the first one starting on Tuesday 13th August.  Please do get in touch
if you would like to hear more or to book your place

LA Cafe  – more information on our dedicated cafe page here

This is run by the Community Association and takes place every weekday morning from 10:00-13:30 in the Club Room, as well as the first Saturday of the month (village market day) from 09:30-16:00. Come and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee, homemade cake, light snack or lunch.  All welcome, as well as well-behaved dogs. Children’s options too, as well as a loyalty card scheme. Come on a Monday or Tuesday to take advantage of our early-week offers:

Mondays: Slice of cake + tea/Americano for £2.50

Tuesdays: Soup/sandwich + tea/Americano for £3.50

Contact the manager’s office on 01275 393570, or for more information

Facebook page here and more information about the cafe, and the various groups that meet there can be found here

LA Cafe- Cream tea 

Monthly cream tea, which occurs on the first Tuesday of every month in the LA Cafe.

This is a peaceful, adults-only environment, which is suitable if you wish to come alone, or with friends!

£3.50, to include scone, jam, cream and a pot of tea or cafetiere

Facebook page here

LA Cinema 

LONG ASHTON CINEMA is a non-profit group run by local volunteers. Our aim is to offer a wide variety of good quality films at affordable prices on your doorstep. They screen at least one film at month and it’s a social place where guests can have a drink and a chat before and after the screening.

Usually runs on the third evening of the month. Like their facebook page or visit their website to keep up to date.
Here is the programme of films for Autumn / Winter 2019:

Long Ashton Independent Ladies Association 

LAILA was formed in 2008 and is an informal and friendly group  meeting on the third Wednesday of the month between 19:15-21:15 in the Village Hall. Speakers are invited to attend some meetings and days out and theatre trips are arranged too.

Contact Chris Penney on for more information

Local History 

Meetings held on the first Thursday of the month from October April inclusive in the Pavilion between 19:30-21:30. Speakers give  talks on subjects mainly appertaining to history of the local area.

Contact Chairman Mr R Pullin on 01275 393617 for more information

Long Ashton Village Market 

First Saturday of each month (apart from January) between 09:30-13:00. The emphasis is on local and affordable produce, food and crafts.

The Long Ashton market aims to support the development of local producers and businesses with an active interest in sustainable practices. It also provides an opportunity for visitors to meet various local groups and find out about exciting and interesting things happening in the village and surrounding area.

For more information visit or email Andy Coombe (market co-ordinator) on

Facebook page here

Mindfulness Meditation

Join Hannah every other Friday from 10am-11am for some simple and easy guided meditations to help you relax, focus and improve your wellbeing. Everyone welcome! £7 per session (£5 concessions)
More details and dates on Hannah’s Facebook page here

Parish Council 

The Long Ashton Parish Council and its Committees meet most Monday evenings from 19:30 in the Jubilee Pavilion. Meetings are open to  the public. The office runs a drop-in day for the public on Tuesdays between 10:00-12:00 for those who have any queries or concerns

Contact Janet Turp (Clerk) on 01275393551 or

Website: and Facebook page here


Probus Clubs are clubs for retired or semi-retired business or professional people, and the Long Ashton club is open to men-only. Meetings occur on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month between 10:00-12:00 in the Pavilion.

For more information, contact Dave Addis on or 07801 616612

The Royal British Legion

The Royal British Legion, sometimes called The British Legion or The Legion, is a British charity providing financial, social and emotional support to members and veterans of the British Armed Forces, their families and dependants. The Long Ashton branch meets on the third Monday of every month at 7.30pm, in the Youth Hut.

For more information, contact Dave Addis on or 07801 616612

Samba Drumming 

Run by an experienced drummer and qualified drum teacher.  No experience needed.  19:30-21:00 on Sunday evenings.  £5 per session.

Contact Fraser McAllister at or 07775 777897 to find out more

Facebook page here

Scrapbooking and Card Making 

Scrapbooking and card making group. Classes or do your own thing. Runs on the third Saturday of the month from 10:00-14:00

Contact Pauline Thorne on 01275463088.

Tra La 

Runs fortnightly on Tuesdays between 19:30-21:30 in the Club Room. No experience needed – our aim is to enjoy singing together, and we make a pleasing sound, singing a variety of songs from around the world as well as standards, folk, pop songs and rounds.

All welcome – contact Bill on 07932623672 for more information

Find the full calendar of activities and events here