Browsing Archive: October, 2014

Visit to Bristol Blue Glass – Wednesday October 15th 2014

Posted by Carole Jones on Thursday, October 16, 2014, In : Visits 

On a very wet Wednesday afternoon, five of our members plus husbands went to visit Bristol Blue Glass in Bedminster. We had demonstrations from two very skilled glass blowers, one of whom had been doing this job for 41 years (but not all at Bristol Blue Glass). We also had a browse around their small museum and learnt the history of blue glass in Bristol.


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Our annual charity presentation – October 8th 2014

Posted by Carole Jones on Thursday, October 9, 2014, In : Monthly talks 

On Wednesday evening we took great pleasure in presenting a cheque for just over £790 to Raj Persad, a consultant from the Southmead Urological Institute. He gave us a most informative talk about the research that the Institute is involved in. As 30/40% of their work is with Prostate cancer we were very pleased that several men joined us at this meeting. Mr Persad told us that Southmead is the largest Urological cancer centre in the country and the work they are undertaking there for all uro...

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About Us

Horfield Families Group is a Bristol-based organisation who get together every second Wednesday evening in the month. We partake in various fun activities, go on visits and raise money for charities. This blog provides updates on our activities. Enjoy!