The volunteer led community café is open a couple of mornings a week and alternative Saturdays. It provides freshly brewed hot drinks and homemade cakes. The surplus profits go back into the community to support village groups and activities.
With the sound of the Last Post quietly fading on the North Somerset breeze following last week’s understandably muted commemorations, history group member and cricket club vice-president, Clive Burlton wondered just how the members and families associated with Congresbury Cricket club fared during World War One and its aftermath 100 years ago.
Cardio Tennis is a fun, group activity featuring drills to give players of all abilities an ultimate, high-energy workout. Cardio Tennis includes a warm-up, cardio workout, and cool down phases. If you want to find a healthy, new way to get in shape and to burn calories, you ought to try Cardio Tennis. It starts at Congresbury Tennis Club on Mondays at 9.15-10.15 from March 9. For more information go to http://congresburyltc.net/cardio-tennis/ or ring the coach Stuart Bannerman on 07593 456869 or email cardio@congresburyLTC.net
To promote an interest in Allotments and Gardens. Encourage good practice, enjoyment and the benefits of having an allotment. Help and advise members on cultivation and sustainability. Liaise with the Parish council on matters concerning the allotments site and its environs.
Congresbury Allotments and Gardeners Association was formed to represent the tenants of Congresbury Parish Council who rent a plot on the Bristol Road Allotments. Membership gives the opportunity to obtain 50% discount on seeds from Kings and of 10% on garden supplies purchased from the Garden Park centre, 2 miles down the A370 at the left turn for Puxton. The allotments shop will open on 4 consecutive Saturday mornings in Spring for the sale of bamboo canes, Growmore and slug pellets. Non-allotment holders are welcome to join and will enjoy the same discount benefits as allotment holders. Please visit our Web Site
Rod Stephens (833512). Janet Dickson (835055). Dave Miles (832893) (all 01934)
Village green straddling the Congresbury Yeo in the centre of the village. The green is run by volunteers and helpers to keep the green tidy are always welcome.
With the River Yeo flowing through the middle, rhynes around the edges, mature trees and extensive views, the Green and quiet field linked by the Millennium Bridge is at the centre of village life in Congresbury. The perfect place to picnic, fly a kite, take the kids to play, walk the dog, take the air, sketch, play, chat or just sit and enjoy the views.
To provide sports and recreation facilities for the village of Congresbury and surrounding areas.
Cricket, Football, Tennis, Skittles, Darts, Pool.
Function room available for private hire.
Well stocked bar with real ales.
SKY TV and large screen.
Open 7:30-11:00pm Mon-Fri, 4:00-11:00pm Sat, 12:00-3:00pm Sun.
Meat raffle every Sunday at 2:00pm. Click here for Web Site.
Provides a two course lunch, plus tea or coffee, for up to 45 Congresbury senior citizens once a fortnight in the Old School Rooms.
Congresbury Senior Citizens’ Lunch Club meets once a fortnight on a Thursday at 1pm in the Old School Rooms.
A delicious home cooked two-course lunch, plus tea or coffee, at a total cost of £3.00, is provided for up to 45 people, by volunteers.
Transport may be available if required by Yeo Valley Lions’ minibus and Congresbury Community Transport (Bluey).
If you would like to join in this enjoyable social occasion, please contact Kate Herbison for further information and to book a place for yourself, a friend or relative.
Small (30) friendly mixed voice choir, with members from Congresbury and nearby villages
Our season runs from September to early July, with a short break at Christmas and Easter. We perform four concerts a year in November, December, April and July. We sing a variety of music from classical pieces, to folk songs and musicals – something for everyone! Recent concerts have included Somervell’s ‘The Passion of Christ’ and favourites from Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals and The Greatest Showman. We rehearse on Tuesdays at 7:45pm-9:30pm in the Congresbury War Memorial Hall.
We are a friendly tennis club, providing facilities to support and encourage the playing of tennis for all ages and abilities from the village and the surrounding area. The club offers social and competitive tennis as well as coaching opportunities for all ages and levels.
To inspire and challenge young people to change our world.
Choice: a range of opportunities designed for young people. Welcome: a chance to meet other young people and adults in a safe and friendly environment. Support: to help young people make informed choices and decisions, and to be listened to without being judged. Equality: opportunities to question and judge attitudes in a positive way.