Nailsea Community Groups

Join one of Nailsea’s Community Groups

Part of what makes Nailsea a great town is the vast range of groups and organisations that are on offer for everyone to join.

No matter what age you are, there is something for you to participate in and enjoy.

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Hidden Histories of Nailsea

History Group

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65 High Street

Do you have any stories or photographs or objects from bygone days? Are you interested in local history? Think Nailsea deserves more recognition for its industrial heritage? Drop in on the fourth Friday of the month to share and discuss at Number 65 High Street, 10.30 – 12.30.

Breathing Space Yoga

Yoga Group

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07843 610 432

Restore and revitalise your health and mind with Yoga.

Our Hatha Yoga classes focus on the breath as a means to reawaken physical and mental energy, revitalise health and reduce stress.

NEW Beginners Course starts Tuesday April 30th 2019 at 9:15am.

Yoga unblocks the knots of physical and mental energy and increases our sense of wellbeing, giving us new vitality, health and increased activity. So whether you are looking for physical or mental strength, our classes are ideal. Experienced teacher, Jane Sabherwal, works closely with students ensuring they get the most out of their yoga sessions.

Breathing Space Yoga is suitable for all ages and abilities. Classes are held at the Tithe Barn in Nailsea.

  • Mondays = Kundalini Yoga at 9:30
  • Tuesdays = Beginners at 9:15
  • Fridays = Intermediates at 9:30

Also available: Pregnancy classes, Pranayama and Advanced Pranayama, Meditation, Lunchtime Yoga sessions for businesses or personal 1:1 sessions.

Call Jane Sabherwal on 07843 610 432 or email to find out more.

Friends of Trendlewood Park

Voluntary Group

01275 851800

The Friends of Trendlewood Park are a voluntary group that manage Trendlewood Community Park in partnership with North Somerset Council. They meet on the 1st Sunday and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 10am – 1pm at The Old Farmhouse.

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Your Cancer Cafe

Support group

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65 High Street, Nailsea, BS48 1AB

We can offer a mutually supportive group for everyone, where you will be greeted with a warm welcome, tea, coffee and cakes, craft and other activities, information and somewhere to talk with others in similar situations.
Every third Thursday of the month 2 – 5pm. Children welcome.
Starting 17th January 2019

Better Nailsea

Town enhancement group

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65 High Street, Nailsea, BS48 1AB

Better Nailsea was set up in 2016 to develop a range of initiatives to enhance the town of Nailsea including: planning a recycling programme, a naturalist garden to encourage diverse wildlife, monthly litter picks and helped to plan a student sculpture contest. A further project of educating the public through an ongoing recycling programme which resulted in sponsorship from North Somerset Council of £2,500. Better Nailsea litter picks and meetings will take place on the second Saturday of every month. The litter picks meet 10am – 12pm and the meetings at 12pm to 2pm.

Young Carers Nailsea Drop In Group

Drop in group for all registered young carers in North Somerset

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07757 505551

65 High Street

A Drop in Group at 65 High Street, Nailsea, with a chilled theme and plenty of fun things to do! The group meet on the first Wednesday of every month from 5:30pm until 7:00pm. All registered young carers aged 8 – 17 are welcome.

The Probus Club of Nailsea

Over 55’s club

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01275 790 335

Mizzymead Recreation Centre, Mizzymead Rise, Nailsea, BS48 2JN

We welcome retired and semi-retired men, over the age of 55.

The Club meets at 10am until midday on the second and fourth Thursday of each month for coffee then a presentation from a speaker.
We also organise trips and a Summer and Xmas lunches for members and partners.

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Music and Memories

Social event for people with dementia and their carers

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07757 505551

Nailsea Tithe Barn Trust, Tithe Barn, Nailsea, BS48 4NG

Music and Memories has the simple aim of sharing music and song with people living with dementia and their carers. Listen or join in and sing. We run once a month on a Sunday afternoon from 2pm until 4:30pm. Please get in touch for the dates.

The Memory Cafe

Carers support group

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07790 344559

Nailsea Tithe Barn Trust, Tithe Barn, Nailsea, BS48 4NG

The Nailsea memory Café is a carers support group for those caring for someone living with dementia. Whilst carers are enjoying a break, their loved ones are engaged in activities. The Café is open the first Wednesday of every month 2:15 – 4:15 pm (and additionally the third Wednesday from September 2018)

Girlguiding Nailsea

Girls club

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Girlguiding Nailsea offers fun, adventures and friendships in Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers, meeting in various locations around Nailsea.

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2467 Nailsea Squadron Air Cadets

Air cadets club

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01275 855138

Greenfield Crescent Playing Fields, Nailsea, BS48 1HW

Youth organisation for boys and girls from year 8 to 20 years. The air cadets offers a range of activities from flying, gliding, shooting, sports, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, first aid, adventure training and fieldcraft with lots more in between! We meet on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 7-9:30pm.

Nailsea Life Drawing

Drawing club

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Tithe Barn, Church lane, Nailsea, BS48 4NG

Informal life drawing classes at the Tithe Barn in Nailsea. We aren’t there every week so please get in touch to make sure we are running, Monday evenings 7 – 9pm.

Nailsea in Bloom

Gardening club

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01275 856701

Nailsea in Bloom is community group who look after the planting and upkeep of the planters in the town. In the summer we meet monthly to weed/deadhead before going for a coffee. We are always happy to welcome new members to our happy and productive group.

Nailsea and District Footpath Group

Walking club

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01275 810067

The Group offers a wide variety of walks throughout the year for all ages and abilities. The walks range from 2 mile strolls to rambles of up to 12 miles. Many are local but some are further afield. Details are published in the library and on Council notice boards.

Nailsea Environment and Wildlife Trust

Nature work club

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01275 858471

Moorend Spout Nature Reserve, Pound Lane, Nailsea

Moorend Spout nature reserve is located off Pound Lane to the north of Nailsea. It is well known for its natural beauty and is a particularly valuable wildlife. Regular workdays are held on the first Saturday of each month at 10am.

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Nailsea Choral Society

Choir group

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Nailsea Choral Society brings singing into the community for both listeners and performers.

Nailsea & District Local History Society


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01275 218768

15 Goss Close, Nailsea, North Somerset, BS48 2XB

The Society aims to promote an interest in, and research into the local history of the area: also concern for the present and future environment of Nailsea.

Nailsea Folk Club

Folk music club

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01275 540231

Nailsea Folk Club brings high quality folk performers to Nailsea in a programme of concerts at Nailsea Tithe Barn as well as providing opportunities for local performers in our regular singer / musician nights at Grove Sports centre.

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Nailsea People

Online community newspaper

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01275 810510

The free online community newspaper for Nailsea people, their family and friends plus all the ex pats and students wanting to know what’s on and what’s happening while away from home.

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Rotary Nailsea & Backwell

Local community

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01275 462082

Rotary Nailsea & Backwell is fun! Part of Rotary worldwide, working for, and with, our local community and the national/international scene. We have an active social programme of events and visits which members/partners can enjoy as they wish. We are always on the lookout for potential new members, male and female.

Nailsea & District Model Railway Club

Model Railway Club

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01275 791953

Club meetings are held every Tuesday evening in our club room near Clevedon, The range of activities suits all levels of experience and includes monthly talks, running evenings and modelling sessions.

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Nailsea District Leg Club

Medical advice club

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Nailsea Tithe Barn, Church Lane, Nailsea, Bristol, BS48 4NG

Open to anyone with concerns about their lower legs – varicose veins, rashes, pain, circulation problems, etc. Qualified local nurses provide clinical assessment whilst a team of lovely volunteers provide refreshments and social interaction. No appointment or referral needed. Any Wednesday morning 9am to 12 noon.

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Interested in becoming a Leg Club Volunteer? Find out more here >

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Nailsea Little Theatre

Theatre group

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0777 298 1037

6 Union Street, Nailsea, Bristol, BS48 4BB

Interested in the theatre? NLT has produced plays of all kinds for over 50 years. We are keen to add to our loyal, appreciative, audience, so come along. Want to get more involved? We are always looking for fresh talent to act, direct and for backstage. Come visit us!

Nailsea Concert Orchestra

Musical group

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01275 866192

74-76 Silver St, Nailsea, Bristol BS48 2DS

Nailsea Concert Orchestra was formed in 1995 and has been performing classical favourites in North Somerset ever since. With many of our founding members still playing a vital part in the orchestra, along with the addition of many new players, the orchestra continues to go from strength to strength.

Nailsea Then & Now History Group

History group

This popular history group has over 2,000 historic photos of Nailsea and surrounding areas, including photographs not found anywhere else online. We work closely with the Nailsea & District Local History Society and welcome questions about all aspects of Nailsea’s history and environment.

Nailsea Shedders

Community group set up to reduce social isolation by providing a safe environment, expertise and facilities for members to pursue hobbies, crafts and other creative activities

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The Scout Hall, 2nd Nailsea Scouts, Hannah More Road, Nailsea, Bristol, BS48 4SA

Nailsea Shedders meets at the Scout Hall every Tuesday from 1pm to 4pm. Starting in April 2019, we will be open from 10am till 4pm on the first Tuesday of the month. Projects undertaken by the group are of benefit to individuals, other groups and the broader community. We run a Repair Cafe where the public can bring along items for repair, sharpening, etc. We have a qualified PAT tester for electrical items

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Nailsea Businesswomen

Women’s business group

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07788 140122

Nailsea Businesswomen is for ladies who own and run their own businesses that are located in and around the Nailsea area. We hold monthly meetings for members to learn, share and have fun, so do come along and join us and we’ll guarantee you a very warm welcome.

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Transition Town Nailsea

Sustainability group

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Sustainability group, running community veg plot, Apple Day and Wassail. New members always welcome. Meet every month at The Old Farmhouse, Trendlewood. Please e-mail either or for details.

Nailsea Allotment Association

Gardening group

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Nailsea Allotments Association provide, promote and preserve the allotments in Nailsea, as well as give access to free legal advice to help resolve disputes with landlords, neighbours and other gardeners.

Nailsea Lions Club

Social Group

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0845 833 9521

The Lions Club Of Nailsea serves the small towns of Nailsea, Backwell, Long Ashton and surrounding villages. Our club members live in those same communities and we are actively seeking women and men to join us. As a club we can offer fun, new friends, a challenge and activities that support communities both locally and overseas. We meet formally to discuss our programme of events and to make decisions on donations every other month. In between we meet to carry out those events and to meet socially with the objective of having fun and enjoying ourselves !
If you or a member of your family would like to know a little about Lions just click on the link below and listen to Penelope Keith. To find out more about what we do just contact us via our website and we’ll be delighted to speak with you.

North-somerset Intercultural Dance Association

Dance Group

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A friendly community and charity group to promote healthy and happy life styles through regular exercise, dance and social networking.

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