High Street, Bream, GL15 6JW. Refurbished to make the centre dementia friendly, several rooms for hire, kitchen facilities, outside garden space. Ample off-road parking, disabled ramp access & toilets, all facilities on the ground floor. Internet access. A gated children’s play park to the rear. Covid policy remains.
Call T: 01594 564484 or E: email@example.com or visit westdeanpc.org.uk/west-dean-centre/
Newland, GL16 8NP. A characterful Village Hall, small anteroom and well-equipped galley kitchen. Garden area overlooking pond. Superfast Gigaclear broadband. Tables and chairs. Entrance on one level. Disabled toilets. Max normally 50 but hire conditions amended to reflect Covid safety. Contact Karen Davies on M: 07714 703028 or Facebook Newland Village, Twitter @Newland400 Instagram newlandvillager
Latchen Room, available for community events. We have a large hall with facilities for up to 100 people, with a fully equipped kitchen, or lower ground floor room with small kitchen area and an office room. Facilities for the less able. WiFi & parking. For enquiries call M: 07834 585620.
Flaxley, GL14 1JR. Capacity for up to 60 people, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Projection Equipment and Screen. Disabled Access. Usage green space. For further information and booking Tel: 07756468563 or E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Run by volunteers for the community. There is a large hall, 3 large rooms, a kitchen, ladies and gents toilets, disabled toilet with baby changing facilities, and ample car parking. To make a booking please contact us on M: 07504 565153 or E: email@example.com or www.lydneycommunitycentre.co.uk
Ash Dene Rd, The Pludds, GL17 9UQ. A quaint hall located in the beautiful Pludds. Equipped with a lovely kitchen, disabled toilet, and a separate meeting room. Contact Meg on M: 07535199747 or visit Facebook The Pludds Village Hall or E:firstname.lastname@example.org
Introduction to Shamanism Join us in connecting to your heart, deepening to your soul by learning how to Journey. A beautiful non residential weekend giving you a foundation in the empowering practices of Shamanism in the beautiful Wye Valley. £195, 10 am -5pm Sat, 10 am -4pm Sunday 19/20 March 2021.
The Heart of the Drum– finding your Sacred Beat. The drum is one of the tools that are used if you choose to connect to nature, Spirit and Self. The Spirit of the Drum calls us back to Source. This one day workshop will offer you a grounding, a starting point to waken with your drum or rattle and gain confidence in your ability to beat a rhythm for a shamanic journey for the self. £85 or £150 for two workshops if booked with Sacred Song 10 am -4pm. Sunday 5th September 2021.
Reclaiming the Womb – a ceremonial day for women As I write, many are overcome with despair at the climate breakdown, scenes from Afghanistan, polluted rivers, pandemic repercussions, to name just a few issues. Grief and overwhelm paralyses our potential collaborative action. Shamanic Life is offering a day of gentle practices to support and nourish body & soul. £60 profit to charities. 10 am -5pm. Sat 18 September 2021.Redbrook Village Hall, Redbrook, NP25 4LR.
Contact Maxine Smillie E: email@example.com www.shamaniclife.co.uk
Touch for Health Kinesiology Level 1 Touch for Health is ideal for anyone dipping their toe in to Energy Medicine for the first time or for the experienced practitioner who wants to expand their practice. Learn to muscle test, balance energy, reduce pain, improve posture, find foods that raise energy, diffuse emotional stress and achieve goals. £280 9:30 – 5:30 2nd October 2021 (two days) Awre Village Hall, Awre, GL14 1EL
Touch for Health Kinesiology Level 2 Level 2 focuses on balancing using a one point correction derived from the Chinese Wheel, the Law of the Five Elements and Yin and Yang concepts. Students will build on techniques learnt in Level 1 in particular working with meridians. £280 Two days 9:30 – 5:30 30 October 2021. Awre Village Hall, Awre, GL14 1EL.
Contact Helena Arguelles M: 07748841820 E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.helena-arguelles.com
I teach anyone, any age, from beginner to advanced. Many years’ experience & fully trained. £25 per 45-60 minute lesson, any time, by arrangement. 15 Marsh Way, Sling, Coleford, GL16 8JN.
Contact Dorothy Wilson on T: 01594 781913 or M: 07886 491801 or E: email@example.com
Strictly Fit Fitness ‘Strictly’ style includes Salsa, Cha Cha, Jive, Samba, Tuesdays, 10.30 -11.30am, £8/session or £25 per month. Free trial session, Naas Lane Community Centre. Tai Chi for Health & Relaxation Seated and standing, people with disabilities welcome. Mondays 10 -11am, Forest Fighting Fit Gym, Parkend, Wednesdays 9.15-10.15am, £8/session or £25 per month. Naas Lane Community Centre, Lydney.
Stretch, Tone and Balance A gentle workout for the whole body, suitable for all, exercises can be adapted. Weds 10.30 -11.30am, £8/session or £25 per month, Naas Lane Community Centre, Lydney.
White Lotus Jump Fitness on jump boots – so much fun – improves posture and core strength, decreases impact by 80% and increases aerobic work rate. £8/session or £25 per month. 9.15am, Monday, Woolaston Memorial Hall, Netherend Crescent, GL15 6NW or 6pm Naas Lane Community Centre, Lydney.
Zumba The best fitness activity! Suitable for those who don’t think they can dance. £8/session or £25 per month. Tuesdays, 9.30 -10.30am, Naas Lane Community Centre, Lydney, Thursdays 9.30 -10.30am, Woolaston Memorial Hall. Other classes available.
Kickboxing Suitable for beginners, sparring optional. Grade from white to black. Price is £30 per month to include gradings. Forest Fighting Fit gym Parkend on Mondays – Variety of sessions – please phone to find the most appropriate for your needs or Thursdays 7 -8.30pm, Naas Lane Community Centre, Lydney.
Boxing Gym – boxing sessions at Forest Fighting Fit Gym for times and days please get in contact. Private training sessions available.
Contact Michelle Gardiner M: 07790 025743 E: firstname.lastname@example.org or check our website www.whitelotus.co.uk for more fitness classes and our Martial Arts sessions.
Classes, Individual Tuition, Yoga Therapy, Workshops. Teaching inspired by TKV Desikachar, working with body, breath and mind as appropriate to the individual at Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP.
Contact Sue E: email@example.com or visit: www.millersfarm.co.uk/yogaspace
Learn how to make silver and gold jewellery at a brand new purpose built studio at Taurus Crafts, near Lydney.
Workshops and courses are taught by established goldsmith Anna Mcloughlin, along with various local and visiting jewellers and include sessions for groups, couples and individuals. Suitable for beginners and improvers.
Group sessions from £20 per person, Make Your Own Wedding Rings from £345, Private tuition £55 per hour, Jewellers bench hire £5 per hour Various. The Studio, Taurus Crafts, The Old Park, Lydney. Gloucestershire, GL15 6BU. Contact Anna Mcloughlin on M: 07747691202 or E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.studioworkshops.co.uk
Classes are suitable for all ages and experience. £40 for a 6 week block. Beginners welcome from 7pm every Wednesday, ongoing. English
Bicknor Village Hall. (Please confirm attendance in advance).The syllabus includes loosening and foundation exercises, tai chi form and chi gong (energy work). The class and instructor are affiliated to The Bristol School of Tai Chi. Venue:
English Bicknor Village Hall, Ross Road, English Bicknor, GL16 7PD.
Fitness Pilates Classes uses the original teachings of Joseph Pilates, delivered in a modern, functional group exercise session. Addresses basic postural imbalances, improves back and core strength and enhances mobility and flexibility. Ages 16+. All fitness levels welcome.£27 for 6 weeks, or £5.50 pay as you go. Face to face on Mondays & Wednesdays 11am, Tuesdays & Thursdays 8pm. Weekly.
Silver Swans® Adult Ballet is a low intensity Ballet class for anyone who’d like to improve their fitness and posture. No Ballet experience required. Whether you are an experienced dancer or have briefly dabbled or are a compete novice, everyone is welcome! Ages 16+. Come along and enjoy the amazing benefits Ballet can bring to your mind and body. £5.50 pay as you go or £31.50 for 8. Face to face on Thursdays 10am. Weekly.
Barre Fitness an online workout in the comfort of your own home, combining Ballet moves with Functional Fitness, Pilates & Yoga. Helps strengthen and tone your muscles without increasing bulk, improves your posture. A low impact, high intensity class. The latest Body Conditioning Trend. All fitness levels welcome. Ages 16+. 7pm Wednesdays. Weekly online only. £4.50 pay as you go or £31.50 for 8.
FitSteps Calling all ‘Strictly’ Fans! FitSteps, FitSteps FAB & Tone Classes ‘Strictly’ style dance fitness classes! Learn the steps you see on the TV! No dance experience or partners required! Ages 16+. All fitness levels welcome. Come along and enjoy the amazing benefits dancing can bring to your mind and body! £4.50 pay as you go or £31.50 for 8. Face to face on Mondays & Wednesdays 10am & Tuesdays 7pm. Weekly.
Broadway Boogie Classes. A musical theatre full body dance fitness class to music from Musicals & Films! Ages 16+ and suitable for any fitness level. Dance, sing & sweat! All fitness levels welcome. Face to face on Thursdays 7pm. Weekly. £4.50 pay as you go or £31.50 for 8.
Using the glorious Forest scenery to develop your skills. If you have a camera, and would like help to move beyond the ‘Automatic’ mode, concentrate on mastering any subject , or technical aspects – then these enjoyable. Days & times to suit.
1:1 Photography Tuition for All , £28 per hour, £45 for 2 hours, 2 people for 2 hours £65, 5 x 2 hour sessions £185. Processing tuition can be included.
Yoga for all levels and abilities.£8 drop in or £42 for 6 sessions.
Northwood Green: Mondays 5.30-7.00pm
Huntley: Tuesday 1.00-2.30pm
Littledean: Wednesday (Intermediate), 6 -7.30pm
Berry Hill: Thursdays (for the 50+), 4.15-5.45pm
Pregnancy Yoga by arrangement
Contact Glenys on 01594 823581, email email@example.com
All classes on Wednesdays, from 10.30am – 12.30pm at the West Dean Centre, Bream.
Always professional, but fun and friendship guaranteed. Seasonal programmes with designs suitable for home, church and special events. All welcome from beginners to experienced.
Dates: Session 1, Early Autumn, Sept 1st – 29th.
Ses. 2, Mid Autumn, Oct 13th – Nov 10th
Ses. 3, Christmas, Nov 24th – Dec 22nd.
£40* per 5- week session (*depending on max number ie 10 students), payable Wk 1 of each session or on line. Students provide own materials & equipment. Fees incl. weekly handouts & light refreshments. Book asap by Tel on 01291 625294, orE: firstname.lastname@example.org to receive timetable,Wk 1 materials list and payment details.
Community smallholding – share the work, risks, and rewards. Goat and Duck portion rotas; bees seasonal; vegetable garden. New members all ages very welcome, training given, £6 per household/ individual /year. See website for current details. Contact Pauline T: 01594 510692 or visit www.blakeneyhillgrowers.org.uk
The Macmillan Next Steps Rehabilitation service is now operating again. Offering remote physio and dietitian appointments.