events - chippingsodfest

 

Programme of Events

Friday June 14th

10.00am - 4pm 
Explorer Dome Science Workshop – ‘Environment’

For pupils from local schools. Town Hall
Sponsors: Dodington Parish Council and Alderley PLC

10.00am - 1pm 
Chemistry Workshop

By the Chemistry Department, Bristol University
for pupils from local schools. Charter Suite, Town Hall
Sponsors: C.S Rotary Club and Hanson plc

7.00pm 
Festival Team Quiz 7.30pm Start

Town Hall £12 per team of four. Entry forms in Ticket Outlets,
TIC or download from website. Sponsors: Armstrong and North Opticians.
The George Hotel & Henry’s Oriental

Download Entry Form

Festival Team Quiz will include

7.30pm 
Crowning of the Festival Princess and Attendants

7.30pm 
‘Any String Goes Ensemble’

Baptist Church, High St. Tickets: £12
Organised by Chipping Sodbury Music Society
Tickets from: Ticket outlets or C/S Music Society Website

Saturday June 15th

9.00am - 11.45am
Jazz Breakfast @ Hamptons Deli Café

With Sinead McCabe and Mirek Salmon
9.00am and 10:30am sittings. Booking Advised. 01454 854745

10.00am 
Southwold Ramblers. Monarchs Way to Roman Camp

Duration approx. 3.5 hrs. 5.8 miles
meet at Clock Tower 15 mins prior to start time

2.00pm 
Tea Dance

 Tea/Coffee and biscuits provided. Town Hall. Tickets £3
Sponsor: Bryant Financial

7.30pm 
Jubilate Choir and the Ashcroft Wind Quintet

Ticket Price £10
Held at and organised by St John’s Parish Church, Wickwar Rd
Tickets from ticket outlets & St John’s Parish Church 

7.30pm 
Jazz Night with Cass Caswell’s Jazzmasters and Sinead McCabe. 

 Town Hall. Tickets £12.00
Sponsors: JMI Bathrooms.
Ridge Dental Surgery. James Ball Cars

Book Online

Sunday June 16th

9.30am 
Festival Service

 St John’s Parish Church, Wickwar Road 

10.45am - 11.45am
Festival Reception

-Charter Suite, Town Hall
Come and join us. Assisted by the 2509 Sqn Air Training Corps

2.00pm 
Car Treasure Hunt Organised by the Lions Club

 Meet at the Car Park, Wickwar Road. Entry £3 per car

2.30pm 
Guided Walk Organised by the Historical Society

 Meet at the Clock Tower. Free of Charge

Monday June 17th

10.00am - 3.00pm 
Puppet Workshop With Maria Coelho 

For pupils of local schools. Charter Suite, Town Hall
Sponsors: Hounds Road Dental and C S Rotary Club

10.00-10.30 
Coffee in the Town Hall 

10.30am 
‘A 4 Year Holiday?’

Blathwayt’s of Dyrham Park on the Grand Tour 1705-1708’
By: Christine Cole Lounge, Town Hall. Admission Free
Donations to Dyrham Park garden renovation 

11.30-12.00 
Coffee in the Town Hall 

12.00-2.00 
Lunches in the Town Hall  

1.00pm 
Concert performed by pupils of St John’s Mead School

 Town Hall. Admission Free

2.00pm 
Southwold Ramblers. Chipping Sodbury to Old Sodbury

 Duration approx. 2.5 hrs. 4.4 miles -
meet at Clock Tower 15 mins prior to start time

7.30pm Ever Changing Sodbury 

 A slide show with commentary by Jim Elsworth
Town Hall. Tickets £5
Sponsored by: Hamptons Deli Cafe

7.30pm Pairs Crib Competition  

 The Beaufort Hunt, Broad Street
Proceeds to RNLI. Entry fee per pair £5

Tuesday June 18th

10.00am - 3.00pm
Art Workshop with Emma Williams

For pupils of local schools. Charter Suite, Town Hall
Sponsor: Chipping Sodbury Rotary Club

10.00-10.30 
Coffee in the Town Hall 

10.30am 
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association 

with Carol Eldon and ‘Wilson’
Donations to: Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

11.30-12.00 
Coffee in the Town Hall 

12.00-2.00 
Lunches in the Town Hall  

1.00pm 
Concert performed by pupils of Old Sodbury School

 Town Hall. Admission Free

7.30pm 
Chipping Sodbury School Concert

Town Hall
Tickets from: Ticket Outlets and also Chipping Sodbury School. £3  

7.30pm -11.00pm
Music in the Street
‘For the Record’ the hugely popular local band.
Street Cred, Stapleton School of Dancing, Sodbury Vale Musical Comedy Club, Barbecue outside The Beaufort Hunt

An evening of FREE entertainment
Broad Street (The street will be closed to traffic during the evening)
Sponsors: Royal Oak & Portcullis, Beaufort Hunt,
Sodbury Fuels, The Squire
The evening’s main act is :
‘For the Record’ the hugely popular local band.
Sponsors: Cotswold Homes
Also performances during the evening by: Street Cred,
Stapleton School of Dancing, Sodbury Vale Musical Comedy Club
Barbecue outside The Beaufort Hunt
Organised by The Holy Fire BBQ Team sponsored by Spar
Severn Ambulance Service sponsored by Smile Independent Living

Wednesday June 19th

10.00-10.30 
Coffee in the Town Hall 

10.30am 
Flower Arranging Demonstration 

 By Amy of Sodbury Florist
Lounge, Town Hall. Admission Free
Donations to: Cleft Lip and Palate Association 

11.30-12.00 
Coffee in the Town Hall 

12.00-2.00
Lunches in the Town Hall  

1.00pm 
Concert performed by pupils of The Ridge and Broadway Schools

 Town Hall. Admission Free

2.00pm - 4.00pm
Bridge Taster Sessions

Come along and try the ‘Rolls Royce’ of card games. Hands on play 
Charter Suite , Town Hall.
Organised by: Tudor Bridge Club. Free Event

6.30pm 
Southwold Ramblers. Old Sodbury to Roman Camp

 Duration approx. 1.5 hrs. 2.2 miles
meet at The Dog, Old Sodbury 15 mins prior to start time

7.30pm 
An Evening with Bob Champion   

 Town Hall. Tickets £12
Sponsors: Red Door Coaching and Training

Book Online

Thursday June 20th

10.00-10.30 
Coffee in the Town Hall 

10.30am 
Vale of Berkeley Railway Trust 

By Graham Sturgess. Lounge, Town Hall. Admission Free
Donations to: Vale of Berkeley Railway Trust

10.30am - 12.00
‘We’re going on a Bear Hunt’

Play activity for Toddlers
Old Grammar School. Admission by ticket only
Tickets are free and can be obtained from our ticket outlets

11.30-12.00 
Coffee in the Town Hall 

12.00-2.00
Lunches in the Town Hall  

1.00pm 
Concert performed by pupils of Raysfield Junior School

 Town Hall. Admission Free 

1.00pm - 2.30pm
‘We’re going on a Bear Hunt’

Play activity for Toddlers
Old Grammar School. Admission by ticket only
Tickets are free and can be obtained from our ticket outlets

3.00pm - 4.30pm
Flower Arranging Workshop

Amy of Sodbury Florist
Charter Suite, Town Hall. Tickets £10
Tickets from Sodbury Florist, Hatherells Yard
Flowers and refreshments provided.

7.30pm 
Guided Walk Organised by the Historical Society

Meet at the Clock Tower. Free

7.30pm 
‘1 Night Stand’ 

 An evening of Sketches, Comedy and Music. By Sodbury Players
Town Hall . Tickets £8
Tickets from outlets and also on line via www.SodburyPlayers.org.uk 

Friday June 21st

10.00-12.00 
Coffee in the Town Hall 

12.00-2.00 
Lunches in the Town Hall  

1.00pm 
Concert performed by pupils of Raysfield Infant School 

 Town Hall. Admission Free

2.00pm 
Southwold Ramblers. Chipping Sodbury to Chapel Lane 

 Duration approx. 2.5 hrs. 4.3 miles
meet at Clock Tower 15 mins prior to start time

7.30pm 
Combined Schools Concert - ‘Summertime’ 

By Cotswold Cluster Primary Schools Choir backed by musicians from
Chipping Sodbury School. Town Hall
Free Entry by Ticket only: Tickets from the Schools

7:30 pm 
‘Sunset Requiem Part 2’ - Requiem Mass in Ten Movements

By Jonathan Crow. Performed by the Arcus Singers with soloists and
musicians. Tickets £10. Tickets from ticket outlets and St John’s
Parish Church, Wickwar Road.
Further details: www.svbcofe.org.uk/sunset

Saturday June 22nd

All Day Street Fayre and Carnival

10.00am 
Southwold Ramblers. Monarchs Way to Wapley

Duration approx. 3.5 hrs. 5.8 miles
meet at Clock Tower 15 mins prior to start time

10:00am - 5.00pm
All Day Street Fayre and Carnival

Organised by the Lions Club of Chipping Sodbury
During the day there will be performances
by ‘Street Cred’ and other street entertainment

12.00 - 4.30pm
Children’s Activities and Refreshments

Chipping Sodbury Baptist Church

2.00pm - 4.30pm
Tower Visits and refreshments

St John’s Church, Wickwar Road

2.00pm 
Dodington Parish Band

 Sponsor: Dodington Parish Council.

2.30pm Judging of Carnival Floats

 Car Park, Chipping Sodbury School

2.30-4.30 
Cream Teas in the Town Hall 

3.00pm 
Carnival Procession

 Community Floats
Dance Groups
Panache Steel Band
Sponsor: A.E..Wilcox & Son Ltd

4.30pm 
Presentation of Prizes

 Lions Stall, Broad Street.

8.00pm 
Last Night of the Proms - Chipping Sodbury Style

The Award Winning Flowers Band
With Conductor Paul Holland and Soloist Rachel Gray
Town Hall. Tickets £12
Sponsors: Milburys, Moda House Hotel, Redcliffe Homes,
W & K.N Rowlands, Imperial Hearing, Ridgewood Cleaners

Book Online

Sunday June 23rd

11.30am - 1.00pm
Cycle Rides

Meet at the Clock Tower
1) 11.30am Adults Country Ride - 25 miles
2) 12.30pm Family Local Ride – 12 miles
3)1.00pm Absolute Beginners “Off Highway” Ride – 2 miles
There is a children’s competition with prizes
All rides will start and finish at the Clock Tower with refreshments
available in the Old Grammar School from 13.30 onwards
Organised by U3A Cycle Group. Details from Bob Keen
R2-keen@blueyonder.co.uk or 01454-881966
Sponsor: Innovations Hairdressers

6.30pm 
Festival Songs of Praise

 Baptist Church, High Street

Tickets 

and "Spot the Error"

Entry forms are available from

The Health Shop
27, Horse Street, Chipping Sodbury
South Gloucestershire, BS37 6DA - Tel: 01454-322168

Card Boutique
54, Broad Street, Chipping Sodbury
South Gloucestershire, BS37 6AG

Please see specific event for online booking options 
(small booking fee applies)

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