Zion, The Community & Regular Events


Blanket Club (Knit & Crochet)
Monday’s 1.30-3pm
Come on down to Zion’s warm and welcoming cafe for Blanket Club where you can knit or crochet! Bring your own needles/ wool or use ours.
Be there and make a square!
All welcome
Or join in our weekly CRIBBAGE game
Monday’s 1.30-3pm
All welcome
Monday’s 3-5pm till the end of March 2024.
Free hot meal & drink
All welcome, just turn up
3-5pm Mondays

Come on down to Zion after school and use your imagination playing with our large box of Lego.
All welcome
Cafe bar open
Free entry


Monday’s 5.45pm-6.30pm

Pilates is fantastic for improving mobility, stability and overall physical and mental wellbeing and is suitable for everyone!

Classes are mixed ability so beginners welcome.



£48 for a standard 6 week block. 

Class packages and option to take a discounted trial class available


So if you’ve always wanted to try Pilates or want to get back into it in a friendly, inclusive and supportive environment right here in BS13, please get in touch with Charlene for more information!





Instagram: @naos_pilates
Email: hello@naospilates.co.uK
Facebook: Naos Pilates


Contact Charlene directly to book on, bookings in term blocks. 


YOGA with Claire

Monday’s 7-8pm

Yoga with Claire, a gentle all round yoga flow suitable for all levels, including beginners.

Join Claire as she takes you through an hour of yoga that will help you find a sense of calm and balance. Starting with some breath work and building up to some more fun poses and creating a sense of peace at the end of practise to help you carry on with your evening!

Adjustments are offered throughout the class to help you find what feels good for your body and on that day.

Claire aims to make the class welcoming and inclusive to all, to help you relax but feel the benefits of a well rounded yoga practice and offering some advice how you can carry on at home.

Everyone welcome, please bring a mat, a blanket and wear what feels comfortable for you. And mostly, enjoy the class and dedicating some time to yourself during these busy times.

Doors open : 6.45pm

Bookings in termly blocks – work out at £6 a class.

Buy from Eventbrite or from the cafe


MONDAY’s 7-9pm

Future Chess Club Nights 2024:

25th March, 29th April, 20th May, 24th June, 29th July, 30th Sept, 21st Oct, 25th Nov

In Zion’s Andy Lewis Community Room – SIDE GATE ACCESS at the left of the Zion Building (Yoga in the main space)


All Welcome

Chess sets provided, but feel free to bring your own.

Bring your own food & drink.

Optional cash donation on the day.


Music Classes for under 5’s – Little Piccolos (Term Time Only)

Starts back on the 9th January 2024

£4 a child, payable on the day 

9.45am- 10.15am – 3 Months- 2 Years Old 

10.20am- 10.50am – 2 -5 Year Olds


Little Piccolos music classes are packed full of original songs, moving to music and playing musical instruments. Each 30-minute class teach under 5’s about the fundamentals of music in a fun and accessible way. You don’t need any past musical experience, just wear something comfy to move around in and enjoy singing along!
Our classes are suitable for babies aged around 3 or 4 months, as soon as they’re becoming aware and interested in the world around them, up to children aged 5 or 6 years.
Every teacher at Little Piccolos is a trained musician and we use the Kodaly approach to help little ones to learn about rhythm, pitch and dynamics.

Join class teacher Catherine at Zion, Bristol on a Tuesday morning for some musical fun! www.littlepiccolos.co.uk



1st Wednesday of the month

10.30 – 12

A fun and informative monthly meet-up for people living or caring for those with dementia, memory loss or just feeling lonely or isolated.

A different activity planned for each month. 

All welcome, free entry

Cafe open


Every Wednesday


An informal writing group for anyone looking for support with their creative writing, ran by local writer Marian.

All Welcome

Cafe open till 5pm

Kitchen open till 2pm


3rd Wednesday of the month

10.30 – 12


A free drop-in local history group for anyone interested in the history of Bedminster Down/Bishopsworth.

Continuing the group originally set up by local author and historian Andy lewis. A different talk/ activity planned every month

All welcome, free entry

Cafe & kitchen open

FREE Tai Chi for over 50’s

Weekly classes 

WEDNESDAY’s 12-1pm (in Zion’s Andy Lewis Room)


3.30-4.30pm (In Zion’s Main Space)

A free Tai Chi class for over 50’s, ran by volunteer Shaz from AGEUK Bristol.

RESERVE your space in advance at the Zion Cafe! 

Limited spaces, all welcome, free entry

Cafe & kitchen open



2nd Thursday of every month

Doors/bar opens 7pm, quiz starts 7.30pm


Get family and friends together to form a quiz team of up to 6 persons, £4pp.

80 questions from general knowledge to history, sport, music and more!

Cash prize for the winning team, booby prize for the losing team!

**Please bring along an item for the food bank if you can.**



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1pm-2.30pm (Term Times Only)

An Informal baby meet up with breast feeding peer supporters on hand. Visiting agencies – Mothers for Mothers, Sling Library & Cranial Osteopath.

Baby changing facilities on site


All Welcome


Every Friday 3-5pm

Families are welcome to come to Zion and unwind before the weekend.

1st Friday of the month – Art

2nd Friday of the month – Chess Club

3rd Friday of the month – Board Games

4th Friday of the month – Family Karaoke


Bar Open

All Welcome

Dungeons & Dragons Role Playing for 12- 16 year olds

Certain Friday’s 3.30-5pm

🎲 No D&D experience required! Our Dungeon Master Michael will guide you through a magical world filled with imagination and adventure. Michael is DBS checked so parents/guardians can choose to either wait in the cafe for the session to end or sit in the room as a spectator.

🍬 What to bring: All participants receive D&D Essentials (Dice) to use.

🧙‍♀️ Costumes Encouraged

💰 Suggested £5 donation on the day (Payable on the day at the cafe).

LIMITED SPACES, Reserve your space for free online, so we know you’re coming!

Email Bookings@zionbristol.co.uk to be added to the mailing list

The Hobbyists 18+ Dungeons & Dragons

Certain Friday Evening’s 7-10pm

Played using the Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition system. Character Sheets will be provided as will any dice and stationary (Please feel free to bring your own).

Ground rules established on arrival with a ‘Resilience Sheet’ created to ensure all player needs are considered. This is an 18+ game.

If you are new to dungeons and dragons or any tabletop game please feel free to attend and spectate or just jump straight in, the Dungeon Master Michael will be happy to guide you as you go.

LIMITED SPACES, Reserve your space for free online.

£5 Suggested Donation on the night

Email Bookings@zionbristol.co.uk to be added to the mailing list