Regular adult groups that meet at the centre:


Art      

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.

Tuesday and Wednesday mornings in the Pavilion 10:00-12:30.

Contact Caroline James 01275 392564 / 07799 548857

email thorwaldjames@hotmail.com

www.carolinejamespictures.co.uk


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: www.avonguild.org.uk  or contact Caroline Walker at caroline@elmtreefamily.co.uk

Facebook page here


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 laca@btconnect.com 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.


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 chrispy@blueyonder.co.uk 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 www.longashtonvillagemarket.co.uk or email Andy Coombe (market co-ordinator) on longashtonvillagemarket@hotmail.com

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 clerk@longashtonparishcouncil.com

Website: www.longashtonparishcouncil.com and Facebook page here


Probus 

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 dave@addis.me.uk 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 fraserthedrummer@gmail.com 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