We are working on the final touches to our Summer term programme but there are still a few courses and workshops available before the Easter break…
- Introduction to Willow Weaving, Wednesday 6.30pm – 9pm, 3 sessions on 9, 16 & 23 March, Sarah Edwards
- Film Studies: Laughing In Another Languages, Friday 1.30pm to 3pm, 5 sessions from 11 March with Davide Ariasso
- Family History, Stage 2, Thursday 10 March, 2pm – 4pm, Rosemary Caldicott
- Brush up your French, Thursday 10 March, 10am-12noon, Magali Vidal
- Garden styles: Garden Styles: Ponds and Water Features, Friday, 18 March with Christine Pritchard
- Getting to Know Your Sewing Machine, Friday 11 March 10am to 3.45pm with Ann Huntley
- Choosing Plants for Your Borders, Saturday 10am to 3pm, 3 sessions on 12 & 26 March, 2 April, Christine Pritchard
- Oil Painting Form The Masters, Saturday 12 march 10am to 4pm with Warren Sealey
- French Day: Nice, en francais, Saturday 12 March, 10am -3pm, Magali Vidal
- Italian Cinema and comedy: Film & comicità (1): Smetto quando voglio, Saturday, 12 March, 10am-3pm, Davide Ariasso
- An Introduction to Sketching Bristol Architecture Workshop, Saturday 2 April 10am to 4pm with Andy Gray
I am sure you are all watching the news and feeling sad and horrified at the terrible situation for the people of Ukraine. It is hard to comprehend what people there must be thinking and going through and our thoughts are with them and their families and friends across the world.
It is difficult to know what we can do to help and support but there are a number of charities currently raising funds for relief work and supplies including the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) you can find information on their appeal here Appeals | Disasters Emergency Committee (dec.org.uk) The UK Government will match public donations to DEC pound for pound up to £20 million.
If you choose to donate to other local charities who may be running appeals do ensure your donation is safe and goes to the right people by checking the charity’s name on the charity registration tool (which you can find on the .gov.uk website here Search the charity register – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) it is always sensible to make a few checks before parting with your money.
Bristol Light Festival
If you are heading into Bristol City Centre over the weekend do have a look out for some of the amazing installations as part of the 2022 Bristol Light Festival.
You can find a link to the festival here for information on the installations and where to find them. The festival runs until Sunday 6th March.
I hope you are all keeping well and look forward to seeing many of you at Stoke Lodge soon