Our events

Our events include holiday activities, after school clubs, training sessions for families and professionals as well as social events for parents.

Important Notice

To access any of our resources or attend our regular or one off events you must be a family member of JIGSAW Thornbury (please note to book on as a professional to the Project 5 conference this doesn’t apply). It is free to join. All you need to do is fill out a membership form and we will issue you with a membership number and card. You will need to input this number when booking events through the website.

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PLEASE NOTE
Due to the amount of activities JIGSAW is now running there will be no capacity for late bookings to any of our events. This is due to the additional admin it requires and our workload. All events are advertised in a timely manner but please be aware they close to bookings when full OR about 3-5 days prior to the event. If you purchase a ticket to any event and are unable to attend, do not offer this to other members on social media. Instead contact the JIGSAW Thornbury events email or phone us at the base. All bookings require a minimum of 48 hours’ notice to cancel with a full refund. This allows us time to fill your space. Cancellations with less than 48 hours’ notice will be non-refundable. Thank you for your understanding and continued support.

If you have any questions please email us at admin@jigsawthornbury.org.uk

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Virtual Sensory Awareness Training Part 3

July 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Helping you develop a sensory toolkit for your child. Part 3 - Suggestions: Question and answer session where we can help with any issues you may be struggling with. This session is the final part of our virtual Sensory Awareness training and will prove most useful for parents and carers that have completed the previous sessions. This is a virtual course using Zoom.  You are welcome to join in with or without video/audio as you prefer but there will be…

How to Manage Challenging Behaviour

July 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us for what we think will be a very popular virtual session on How to Manage Challenging Behaviour with Corrina Wood from Platypus. Corrina has extensive experience of working with families where there are children with autism and ADHD and as a parent of 4 children with autism. Corrina uses a unique blend of research and lived experience to provide thought provoking, interactive and interesting workshops.  To find out more about the work of Platypus take a look at…

Reopening of the SEN-Sory Lending Library!

July 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

The Lending Library is coming back! Specialist items for families to borrow including toys, SEN equipment and sensory items. We are really pleased to be bringing this service back for you at this challenging time. However it will be run in a different way than before to help keep all our members, staff and volunteers safe.  We are unable to run it as a family session at this time but you can order items to loan and we will be…

Virtual Science Bugs

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us virtually for some exciting hands-on science with Rachel from Science Bugs. We will be doing some fun experiments including cool chemical reactions and supersoft stretchy slime. Details of resources required will be sent out to you prior to the session so that you can gather everything together beforehand. As with previous bookings for Science Bugs, we will run two (40 minute) sessions in the morning - - 10am for KS1&2 level (primary) - 11am for KS3 level The…

Virtual Adaptive Martial Arts

July 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

An exclusive JIGSAW virtual martial arts session with Adaptive Martial Arts (AMA). Back in February Half Term we held a popular taster session with Gina of AMA.  All the children that came loved learning some "moves" and "holds" in a safe environment. This virtual session will give your children the opportunity to recap on their learning and practise some new moves.  Complete beginners are welcome too! Minimum age 6 years. Parent supervision essential. You will need a soft mat though…

Virtual Children’s Music Workshop with Twin Wave

July 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Join Paul from a group called "Twin Wave" in an online music workshop with fun on a drum. Join in the interactive music making to sing and play with others. Have fun with the rhymes and rhythms and find your voice or pot or pan to drum along with. Expect some silly songs and silly sounds to make you smile, sing and even dance! Make or find a junk drum beforehand. Either pots/pans/spoons/buckets, or anyone can make a drum! This…

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