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.

You can join online here

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 Ukulele with Dan Budd

August 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Learn to play ukulele with Dan Budd - virtually using Zoom! Dan has previously run successful holiday events for us at the Base.  This will be a relaxed session in a small group with the emphasis on having fun, exploring music while learning how to play a ukulele. Age: 6+ years old. You will need to have your own instrument at home to participate. If you don't already own a ukulele and want to learn to play, Dan recommends these http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00OB48L48/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_ADhkFbWYHEMC6…

JIGSAW @ Krunch Youth Club

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

New youth club for 14-19yrs for JIGSAW Members! Games & Activities - Art & Craft - Advice - Chill & Chat See our Zoom hints and tips to help your young person access our virtual activities click here A free event, though we welcome any donation you can manage to help us to continue providing essential services to our families during these difficult times https://www.jigsawthornbury.org.uk/donate

Virtual Children’s Junk Music Workshop

August 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 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! You can watch a video clip of Paul in action to get an idea of what…

Virtual Science Bugs

August 14 @ 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 colour mixing chemical reactions, super statics and lava slime. Details of resources needed will be sent out to you prior to the session so you can gather everything together in advance. As with previous bookings for Science Bugs, we will run two (40 minute) sessions in the morning - - 10am for KS1&2 level - 11am for KS3 level…

SEN-Sory Lending Library

August 15 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

The Lending Library is 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 open…

Virtual JIGSAW Support Group

August 18 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join our Virtual Support Group on a Tuesday evening with Rachel (Parent Support & Activities Manager) and Ceri (Inclusion Support Co-ordinator). Join In, Gain Support, Awareness and Wellbeing from the safety of your own home. "I found the support group beyond helpful. Took so many ideas away from it. Both hosts Tor and Ceri were so knowledgeable and ran the support group perfectly" - feedback comment from a parent. Places are limited to 6 JIGSAW members a session so advance…

JIGSAW @ Krunch Youth Club

August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

New youth club for 14-19yrs for JIGSAW Members! Games & Activities - Art & Craft - Advice - Chill & Chat See our Zoom hints and tips to help your young person access our virtual activities click here A free event, though we welcome any donation you can manage to help us to continue providing essential services to our families during these difficult times https://www.jigsawthornbury.org.uk/donate

Virtual Bake-along with Rosie

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Join Rosie from the JIGSAW Support team for a virtual bake-along using Zoom. You will be making delicious chocolate banana muffins using our special recipe! These muffins feature regularly at our Mum's Vintage Breakfast!  A list of ingredients will be sent to you following your booking on the event.  Please let us know any food allergies so that we can try and provide alternative ingredient suggestions.  A parent or carer will need to be available to supervise throughout this session…

JIGSAW @ Krunch Youth Club

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

New youth club for 14-19yrs for JIGSAW Members! Games & Activities - Art & Craft - Advice - Chill & Chat See our Zoom hints and tips to help your young person access our virtual activities click here A free event, though we welcome any donation you can manage to help us to continue providing essential services to our families during these difficult times https://www.jigsawthornbury.org.uk/donate

Virtual Musical Theatre Taster

August 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A fun virtual taster session for Musical Theatre from BALPA (6yrs+) "Hey there! My name is Eloise and I love all things singing, dancing and drama! I’m really passionate about children’s development through the arts and have consistently worked in educational environments and theatre schools. I love watching children reach social, emotional and physical milestones." This musical theatre class by Zoom will be based around the three main art forms drama, dance and singing. There will be a stronger focus…

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