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Christopher Anthony Exclusives
Red Door Coaching and Training

Christopher Anthony Exclusives

Upholstery and gilding

Chris has been in the upholstery trade for around thirty years, and has worked in all types of furniture design and manufacture, furniture restoration and conservation, and upholstery - including cane and rushed seating.
Whether you have a much-loved piece of furniture to be restored or would like a bespoke item create especially for you, you can be sure that Chris will be your man. Classes now available.

Gully Lane, Rockhampton GL13 9DU
Tel: 01454 853947
Tel: 07804 401827

Red Door Coaching and Training Ltd.

We are training professionals with a passion for developing people through bespoke training, coaching & facilitation.
We offer a wide range of leadership training, customer service training, coaching, facilitation and outplacement solutions. Share your business challenges with us so that we understand what you want to achieve. We can then use our experience and expertise and consider your budget and time restraints to recommend a realistic bespoke training solution... and then we make it happen.

We have over 20 years experience of successfully developing people at all levels in businesses and not-for-profit organisations of all sizes. We work with businesses both local and national, Universities and Individuals. Recently we have enjoyed working with Yate Supplies, Merlin Housing Association, Morgan Sindall and Bristol and Bath Universities to name but a few. Please get in touch to see how we can help you, we will always say ‘yes’ if we know we can do it well.

Find out more on Facebook or Twitter, on 01454 881954 or by clicking below.

Holly House, Horseshoe Lane, Chipping Sodbury BS37 6ES
Tel: 07971 426662
Tel: 07919 651464

All Things Greek

Greek conversation and dancing classes

Tel: 01454 852331

Art Classes

Held at The Chantry, Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HB
Tel: 07791 400362

Community Learning

Community Learning is part of South Gloucestershire Council and funded by the Skills Funding Agency. We offer a range of free part-time courses in community venues to help residents gain qualifications, improve job skills, help their children’s learning and become more involved in the local community.
To find out about our *FREE Community Learning courses starting in September, come along to one of our enrolment sessions at #SouthGlos libraries. Check out dates on our website and put them in your diary now! Visit: http://bit.ly/2aAzUzs
*terms and conditions apply.


Italian - Spanish Lessons

Based in Thornbury
Tel: 07780 831996

Italian Lessons

Tel: 01454 417364

Mumbleys Farmhouse Rural Courses

Mumbleys Farmhouse, Sweetwater Lane, Mumbleys, Thornbury BS35 3JY
Tel: 01454 415296

Puzzlebox Potential

Microsoft and Adobe Approved Test Centre

14 The Plain, Thornbury BS35 2BD
Tel: 07817 432610

Sophie Ploeg Art Workshops

Based in Thornbury

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College

Filton Campus, Filton Avenue, Filton BS34 7AT
Tel: 0117 931 2121

Spanish Thornbury

Tel: 07954 226033

Sue Dunn Language Tuition

11 Cheviot Drive, Thornbury BS35 2YA
Tel: 01454 416503

Thornbury Grammar School Foundation

Limited funds are available from the Thornbury Grammar School Foundation, at the discretion of the Trustees, for Educational Grants as follows:-

To promote the education (including social and physical training) of persons who are
(a)under the age of 25 years who are resident in the Parish of Thornbury,
(b)who are attending, or have attended Marlwood School, Alveston.

If you feel you qualify under these categories and are in need of financial assistance, further information and application forms may be obtained by phone or email from Peggy Belbin.

Tel: 01454 414203

Thornbury U3A

Thornbury University of the Third Age (U3A) was founded in 1997 and is now one of the largest organisations in the town with over 1500 members.
The title ‘University’ can be misleading as members do not require any qualifications to join and there are no examinations to sit or awards made. It provides a wide range of educational, social and leisure activities and is an excellent way of meeting people and making friends. There is no age limit on membership but you need to have ceased full-time employment as most groups meet during the day, either in members’ homes or halls in the local area.
Click below for further information and a full list of all the groups on offer.


Wellbeing College

The Wellbeing College is a partnership delivered across South Gloucestershire with the aim of making people happy and healthy through education.
The College offers a range of courses including: mindfulness, managing anxiety, money management, sports and physical activity sessions, art sessions, complementary therapies and activities in the open air such as gardening or nature walks – clilck below to find out more.


Workers Educational Association

The WEA, founded in 1903, is the UK’s largest voluntary provider of adult education, and is committed to provide access to education and learning for adults from all backgrounds, particularly those who have previously missed out on education.
The Thornbury branch is run by a group of local residents with the help of the regional organiser. Courses may be free for those on means-tested benefits or low income.

Tel: 0845 458 2758
Tel: 01454 610071

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