Welcome to the Frampton Cotterell
and Coalpit Heath Village Action Website

Village Action is a voluntary group whose aim is to achieve improvements in all aspects of village life through working in partnership with residents and local agencies. A full list of initiatives undertaken by Village Action can be seen at Village Action Projects.

One aim of this website is to provide information about events and activities taking place locally. The noticeboard and diary below contain announcements about forthcoming events while Community Activities contains links to help you discover activities of interest.   

Please contact us via this website if you have any questions. If you have a Facebook account you could also contact us via the Village Action Facebook page.

Recent announcements

  • Click on the title of the announcement to see the full text.
  • Become a Dementia Friend Call to book a place on the free information session.
    Posted 14 Feb 2019, 09:28 by Phil Handy
  • Windows Art Trail 17th - 27th February 2019Use the map below, or collect one from the Brockeridge Centre.The themed windows will be lit after nightfall. Follow the map to find them  and ...
    Posted 11 Feb 2019, 11:35 by Phil Handy
  • Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society February 2019 Wings of War –The Bristol Aeroplane Company in World War 2. “a talk by Chris Bigg.Wed 20 Feb 2019 7.30 pmZion ChurchWoodend RoadAll welcome. Entry ...
    Posted 10 Feb 2019, 13:02 by Phil Handy
  • South Glos Mines Research Group March 2019 The SGMRG talk on 20 March will now start at 8pm (not later after the group’s AGM which has been postponed to Wednesday 3 April). The Darker Side of ...
    Posted 6 Feb 2019, 03:57 by Phil Handy
  • Appointment of Independent Chair to Lammy Review Group The Avon and Somerset Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC),  Sue Mountstevens, wishes to appoint an Independent Chair to the Lammy Review Group of the Avon and Somerset Local Criminal Justice Board ...
    Posted 6 Feb 2019, 03:37 by Phil Handy
  • Avon Wildlife Trust, Says Court Farm Wild Wednesday - Family Nature Walk The end of winter is almost in sight so celebrate with a romp around Says Court Farm. Put your nature detective skills to the test ...
    Posted 15 Jan 2019, 07:37 by Phil Handy
  • Local History Society Talk - January 2019 Windmills of Somerset A talk by Sarah Harris "The rise and fall of the windmilling trade,  the specific type of mill,  together with the lives of the millers who worked ...
    Posted 9 Jan 2019, 08:51 by Phil Handy
  • Window Art Trail 2019 FREE FUN in Frampton & Coalpit Heath February 17th- 27th 2019Brighten dark evenings and kindle the Community Spirit by decorating a window in your house. Black paper or card or ...
    Posted 2 Jan 2019, 11:55 by Phil Handy
  • Walking for Health - Volunteer Training Following a successful training day for twelve new volunteers in November, we’d love to hold another one early in 2019. If you have a couple of hours to spare ...
    Posted 17 Dec 2018, 09:04 by Phil Handy
  • South Gloucestershire Mines Research Group talk The last years of Coal Mining in South Wales. A talk by Steve Grudgings on Wednesday 23 January 2019 at 7:30pm for 8:00pm start  Miners Institute (aka Coalpit ...
    Posted 16 Dec 2018, 04:39 by Phil Handy
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Village Diary

See Village Diary for an expanded view.

With thanks to Louise Harrison who compiles much of the information in the Village Diary.

Information about regular events and meetings can be found in Clubs and Societies. See also Village Walks for details of organised walks together with photos from earlier walks.

The Zion Church Website also has a useful list of events and activities which are organised by the church.


With thanks to Winterbourne and Frampton Matters magazine for helping to publicise Village Action information.