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May 9th 2018

Posted by Carole Jones on Thursday, May 10, 2018, In : Events 

On Wednesday evening it was our turn to host the annual Deanery Quiz with St Peter’s Church and the Church of the Good Shepherd. Everyone said they really enjoyed it and it was with great pleasure that we handed the cup to this year’s winners - the Church of the Good Shepherd. Thank you to all our members for the excellent supply of cakes which added to the success of the evening.

   

  

   



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May 5th - Skittles evening at the Civil Service Club

Posted by Carole Jones on Saturday, May 6, 2017, In : Events 

We held a very successful skittles evening last night in aid of our current charity, the Bristol Area Stroke Foundation with over 40 people attending. The eventual winners were as follows: - the man with the highest score was David; the lady with the highest score was Heather and the highly sought after booby prize of a packet of chocolate skittles was Jan.  Congratulations to them all.

    


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Thank you from the “Friends for Parents” by Gill Wilding

Posted by Carole Jones on Saturday, May 28, 2016, In : Events 

A big thank you for your generous support of Rob and Tina when they took part in the Great Bristol 10K run in aid of “Friends for Parents” volunteers at Bristol Children’s Hospital. 

Thank you from the volunteers and from the parents who will really appreciate their drinks of coffee and tea which your donations will provide.



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Portishead Lifeboat – April 13th

Posted by Carole Jones on Thursday, April 14, 2016, In : Events 

Mike Povey, a volunteer RNLI Education officer talked to us about the history of the Portishead lifeboat and their new station. He showed us a short film about the work of the RNLI and followed this with a PowerPoint presentation with photos of the Portishead lifeboat from the original one up to the present day.

   

  


 


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Coffee Morning

Posted by Carole Jones on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, In : Events 
On Wednesday 2 July HFG held a coffee morning with a raffle and bring and buy stall.  The sun shone and we thoroughly enjoyed sitting in Celia's beautiful garden enjoying tea, coffee cake and the company of members and friends.  The event raised £274 for our charity Prostate Cancer.
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Deanery Quiz - Monday April 28th

Posted by Carole Jones on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, In : Events 

On Monday evening we had an excellent quiz which this year was hosted by St Peter’s Wives Club at Filton. Horfield Families had a very successful evening as we managed to win the cup back again with our two teams coming first and second.  The evening was rounded off with tea, coffee and delicious cakes.


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Skittles – Friday April 11th

Posted by Carole Jones on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, In : Events 

We held another skittles evening on Friday April 11th and it was again a great success. We managed to raise £230 for this year’s charity which is research into Prostate Cancer. The winners were Barbara and Michael - see photos below. The lowest participants both received packets of Skittles!

  


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Delivering the hamper to Ronald McDonald House

Posted by Carole Jones on Monday, December 23, 2013, In : Events 

At the Christmas meeting our members very generously donated many items to make up two large hampers for Ronald McDonald House and for Caring at Christmas. The photos below show Celia and Ann delivering the hamper to Ronald McDonald House and also the beautiful cross-stitch picture which Ann made for them.

   

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Skittles evening Friday April 19th 2013

Posted by Carole Jones on Saturday, April 20, 2013, In : Events 

We held a very successful skittles evening at the Civil Service club on April 19th to raise funds for our current charity the Starfish Appeal. There is a selection of photographs below showing the prize winners for the highest (and lowest) scores.

 
           


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Skittles evening 2012

Posted by Carole Jones on Saturday, April 28, 2012, In : Events 

On April 27th we held an enjoyable skittles evening at the Civil Service Club to raise funds for this year’s charity Ronald MacDonald House. Photographs below show the winners with their prizes and also the lucky recipients of the booby prize!

       

 


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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!