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Saturday 28th September 2019

INSTANT WIT : 8pm

Instant Wit, the best in improvised comedy. Fresh and inventive, each show throws up new nuggets of hilarity crafted by a company of the highest calibre. It’s a pick-me-up tonic with unexpected twists and a dash of sauce.

There’ll be sketches, songs and general silliness – and all of it based around audience suggestions. And if you’re too shy to shout anything out? Well don’t worry, you’ll have the chance to write things down in the interval. We’re the ones who’ll look daft, not you!

So now’s the time to indulge yourself if you’ve always had a secret yearning to see something really bizarre on stage. How about an English folk song about a tortoise going on holiday? A sketch where Sainsbury’s opens a branch on the moon? Well why not? Your wish is our command. Good suggestions get flying packets of custard, the best a bottle of wine.

Many people have seen improvised comedy on the t.v. – but remember, this is not recorded and edited, but totally live, making it trickier for the actors but more exciting for the audience. So, if you like your comedy fast-paced and with a slightly unusual edge, this is definitely for you.

We’re proud to use some of the best in local talent, with our performers regularly appearing at the Tobacco Factory, Theatre Royal Bath and the Bristol Old Vic.

Instant Wit – a bunch of very Unusual Suspects who are forever on the run from the Comedy Police.

"These are conspicuously skilful performers - everyone is exhilarated on stage and off!" The Guardian

“Instant Wit produce a show of surreal, mad-cap improvised hilarity that will leave you aching with laughter, chuckling with the stupidity of it all and, no doubt, wanting to go again.”

The Bristol Eight magazine
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Monday 30th September 2019

Qigong classes : 6:30pm

Qigong is moving meditation, the integration of breathing practice with mindful movement to allow your body to relax and your mind to settle, through a series of gentle exercises. Qigong is also effective for your physical health, improving flexibility, balance and core strength. Classes with Sally are inclusive, supportive and relaxed. They are suitable for all ages, fitness levels and abilities.

Your first class is only £5, then £10 drop-in after that or £32 for a 4 class block.

No need to book but if you want to contact me email on shiatsusally@gmail.com

The autumn term will run from Monday 9th September to Tuesday 17th December (inclusive)
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Tuesday 1st October 2019

Qigong classes : 10am

Qigong is moving meditation, the integration of breathing practice with mindful movement to allow your body to relax and your mind to settle, through a series of gentle exercises. Qigong is also effective for your physical health, improving flexibility, balance and core strength. Classes with Sally are inclusive, supportive and relaxed. They are suitable for all ages, fitness levels and abilities.

Your first class is only £5, then £10 drop-in after that or £32 for a 4 class block.

No need to book but if you want to contact me email on shiatsusally@gmail.com

The autumn term will run from Monday 9th September to Tuesday 17th December (inclusive)
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Saturday 5th October 2019

The Schmoozenbergs : 8pm

Conjuring up the mood of 1930s Paris, fused with the energy of a campfire jam session, The Schmoozenbergs’ uplifting gypsy jazz music will put a smile on your face and a bounce in your step.
With two guitars, violin and double bass, they bring irresistible rhythms, lyrical melodies and playful improvisation to create an upbeat and heart-warming sound.

Their highly entertaining and engaging live show encompasses a repertoire of classic jazz tunes with a gypsy twist, and original music from their new album ‘Awaken’.

Based in Bristol, The band formed in 2012, and have had a busy a busy 7 years of shows, including festivals (Glastonbury, Boomtown, Shambala, Green Man), international swing dance events and national venue tours.


“Relaxed yet upbeat (and eminently accomplished) swinging gypsy-jazz from this Bristol-based four-piece. A delightful break from the stresses of the day.”
(Festivalflyer.com : Glastonbury Festival, 2017)


Sam Stennett – Guitar
Tom Brydon Smith – Guitar
Ron Phelan – Double Bass
Gina Griffin - Violin
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Sunday 6th October 2019

Circle Dance : 7.00pm – 9.00pm

FREE ENTRY

Circle Dance includes dances from different traditional backgrounds together with choreographed dances to many forms of music.

This evening will be a selection of gentle, simple dances chosen to create a meditative programme. It will be suitable for beginners and experienced dancers alike.

All dances will be taught and there is no need to have a partner.

There is no charge for this event as it is sponsored by Wotton Quaker Meeting.

You are welcome to join us.

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