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All aboard!! Come and join us for a festive family steam train ride with Father Christmas. Waiting on the platform for our steam train to arrive, we will board our carriage and once the whistle sounds we will pull away for an hour-long trip through the Avon Valley countryside. Mince pies and festive biscuits will be served to everyone by Santa's helpers. Father Christmas himself will be making an appearance and will spend time with each family asking if they…Find out more »
Join us for our first Coffee Morning of 2019! Our coffee morning is a space where families can meet each other share stories and experiences and to meet with professionals for help and advice over coffee and a cake. Come along at 10 for coffee and crafts and excercise for those who want to explore outside and try out our two minute New Year challenge! From 11am we have Eco Animal Encounters joining us bringing a whole variety of bugs…Find out more »
This Saturday 9th February is FCDC Coffee Morning Family Social from 10am - 12 noon. We are however planning to go for a walk through Baddocks Wood (paved) from 9.30 if anyone would like to join us. For anyone who hasn't been before it is lovely, with the river Trym running through. Our theme for the morning considering it will be Valentines day next week is "Healthy hearts and healthy minds". We have a busy morning planned. From PHNX fitness studio…Find out more »
We have teamed up with Access Sport to give our members a BMX taster session at their Lawrence Weston BMX tract on Tuesday 19th February from 10.30-11.30. No riding ability necessary, they have bikes to suit all. Participants will be required to wear the protective equipment provided. Please RSVP .Find out more »
Come and join us at our March coffee morning family social. We are planning to take a walk to Badock's Wood again, weather permitting, setting off from Elmfield School at 9.30 am. We are expecting a visit from Hearing dogs who will bring along their four-legged friend. With the glorious weather we have been having, it makes us think that Spring has arrived so with that in mind, we are planning to do some planting of seeds or bulbs. Crafts…Find out more »
The next Families BSL Course to take place at the Langley Arms in Downend commencing on Monday 25th March 2019 from 6:30 pm until 8pm Monday evenings. The course will be flexible regarding Bank Holidays. but there will be 8 sessions and will finish 10 June 2019. The course aims to improve BSL vocabulary and practice Signing for those who need a refresher. Sessions are very popular and there is a class size limit of 13, so please book early…Find out more »
Meet up opportunity at Wild Place in Easter HolidaysFind out more »
Tickets - for FCDC member children over 18 months attending the eventFind out more »
A session for children over 6, with a BSL interpreter at the BMX track in Lawrence Weston. Limited places available - book now to reserve your place.Find out more »
We are meeting at Wild Place on Wednesday 17th April at 11 am for any families who wish to meet up during the Easter Holiday. It would be lovely to see you there. We have a limited number of discounted tickets available to purchase through the website for our members. 1 Carer per 'disabled child' is free, but additional adults and all children can apply for the discounted tickets at £5.00 each. For those who would like to do some climbing!..…Find out more »
FOR ALL EVENTS
It is essential that all of our events and activities are enjoyable, welcoming and inclusive to all and we rely on all of our families who attend to ensure this is the case. For all our family events parents will be expected to be responsible for their children at all times to ensure we have a respectful, safe and inclusive environment. If there are any concerns or anyone does not feel this is the case please approach either staff or trustees who will always be available at all events.
FOR NEW FAMILIES
If it is your first time attending an event or you don’t know anyone else attending, please let the organisers know and they will link you with another parent as part of our buddy system.
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