10.30am: Fibromyalgia Support Group Knit‘n’Natter
Armadillo Youth Venue & Cafe
10.30 until 12.30
Future dates: Friday 21st July
There will be a nominal charge of £1 for teas or coffees, provided by the Café.
Please make a note in your diaries and come along and join us. The more the merrier. If you want to learn how to knit or crochet you’d be very welcome, or you could just come for the natter! This is a very worthwhile and rewarding activity as a group as well as being able to do at home between meetings.
We continue to knit and crochet blankets, beanie hats and Angel wraps for the neo natal unit in Southmead hospital. We are so prolific that we have made regular donations over the past couple of years, our best one being in April when we delivered over 100 tiny hats for the prem babies.
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The Armadillo Youth Venue and Café in the heart of Yate provides a contemporary, safe environment for all young people of the locality aged between 11 and 19 to use and enjoy.
Named by local young people in recognition of its distinctive shape, and painted a vivid purple colour,the 200-capacity centre is designed to exacting environmental standards and offers high-quality facilities including a café with internet access, DJ booth, fully-equipped band area and a fantastic 60-seater cinema.
As well as fostering a spirit of enterprise among those involved in its operation, the centre aims to help tackle anti-social behaviour within the town by providing a safe and stimulating environment for local young people to socialise.
The centre is funded from a range of public and private sector sources with the majority coming from Yate Town Council and South Gloucestershire Council. Merlin Housing Association also funds young trainee staff.
Armadillo Youth Venue and Cafe, Station Road, Yate BS37 4FW
|Saturday||10am free film, 1-6pm|
|Sunday||Available for Cinema Parties|
At the heart of the Armadillo is the Café, which provides hot and cold food as well as a variety of refreshing cold drinks, good quality coffee, tea and hot chocolate.
The Armadillo provides a host of facilities and activities for young people to enjoy in a relaxed environment, including:
In addition to the above, the Armadillo will be offering workshops, which will give young people the opportunity to get involved with activities and learn new skills.
The Armadillo has rooms for hire to anyone looking for an innovative space to hold meetings, parties, or community groups.
With three unique rooms to choose from and a beautiful 60-seater Cinema, any event you hold with us is certain to impress.
The Armadillo hires spaces to everyone, catering for all needs - big or small!
Please contact the Events Team for more information on availability and prices on 01454 869441.
The Armadillo offers a spacious room for bands (maximum capacity 8 people) with brilliant high-tech equipment at realistic prices for the youth of today!
Anyone is welcome to a FREE ONE HOUR trial session.