Patchway Cricket Club have signed up to a brilliant new program called All Stars Cricket, https://www.ecb.co.uk/play/all-stars. The sessions are aimed at children 5-8 years old and will be part of the clubs training morning starting on Saturday 20th May. If you are interested then please go to the link and sign up.
Coniston Community Centre have managed to get Superfluous Games and indie gaming company to create a Community game with us.Every Thursday between 4pm and 6pm, they will be holding a weekly workshop, where they welcome drop-ins too.
This is for all ages; whether you are 1 or 100 they will help you find a way to get involved.
Whether you want to learn how to code computer games, see your child’s drawing of a monster be put into a real game, have a character based on you or an amazing idea that you want brought to life, or just play around a bit; Superfluous Games are keen to get everyone involved.The aim is that with in a few weeks we will have a playable computer/mobile game that was created solely by members of the community and playable for all.They also do website and graphic design, mobile apps and so much more tech related greatness.
SPRING 2017 PROGRAMME
All are welcome to our evening meetings in the Casson Centre, Rodway Road, on the 3rd Monday of each month at 7 p.m. for a 7.30 p.m. start. Refreshments and raffle at each meeting.
Tuesday 18 April: Plant Sale & American Supper with discussion on future events and speaker
Monday 15 May : Avon Wildlife Trust & Folly Farm by Cecile Gillard
Monday 19 June : Botanical and Orchid Gardens in Singapore by Mervyn Reed
For further information on the Society, please contact the Secretary,
Joe Hicks on 01454-501278 or Treasurer, Kath Harris on 0117-969-5275
15 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF TWINNING WITH GAUTING
In 2017, we are celebrating our 15th anniversary of signing the Twinning Charter with Gauting with these events:
From 17-21 May the Mayor of Gauting will visit Patchway with a group of Council representatives and twinning members. We are planning a programme involving schools and the youth centre as well as visits to places of interest and a civic dinner to which all are welcome. We are delighted that the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Clermont l’Hérault will join us for the first two days.The programme for the visit is as follows and we will be pleased to receive offers of accommodation for our visitors so please do get in touch if you are able to help with this:
Wednesday 17th 5 p.m. Arrival of French and German guests at Bristol Airport
6.30 p.m. Welcome reception at Callicroft House
8 p.m. Civic Dinner at Filton Golf Club
Thursday 18th Day in Patchway visiting schools and community projects with lunch at Patchway Community College
6.30 p.m. BBQ dinner at Youth Centre with Judo Display
Friday 19th Day out to Exmoor by coach
Evening free with hosts
Saturday 20th Day free with hosts
Evening meal at Brooks Café, Coniston Community Centre
Sunday 21st Lunch at a country pub for everyone
5 p.m. Departure of German guests at Bristol Airport
If you would like to join the group for dinner on Wednesday 17 May at Filton Golf Club, you would be very welcome. Bookings will be taken by Ann Davies, so please contact her on 0117-969-3076 with your menu choices. Door to door transport will be available by Patchway Minibus.
You would also be welcome to join us on Saturday evening or Sunday lunchtime, so please let Ann know about this too.
From 5-8 October, we have been invited to visit Gauting and please do let us know if you would like to be part of this visit.
OTHER EVENTS THIS YEAR
Work Experience in Patchway, 8-13 May
We will be welcoming 8 students and two teachers to Patchway this year from the Realschule in Gauting. We are grateful to the following local schools for assisting with this week:
Callicroft School: Placement of 2 boys
Coniston School: Placement of 2 girls
St. Chad’s School: Placement of 2 girls
Holy Family School: Placement of 2 girls
Patchway Community College: Arranging a programme for 11 May for the students and teachers to spend a day at the College with languages staff and pupils.
International Youth Camp, 21-25 August
Thanks to Southern Brooks Community Partnerships for organizing this camp at Woodhouse Down and inviting a group of 6 young people and two leaders from both Gauting and Clermont to camp with a group from Patchway. This camp is jointly funded by the Twinning Association, Patchway Town Council, Southern Brooks Community Partnerships and Almondsbury Charity and we are very grateful for their support.
Patchway Town Council would like to show you our beautiful photographs of our planters in Rodway Road.
Town Council Address:
Tel: 01454 868530
Fax: 01454 868534