Featured groups

Below are links to a few of the the many societies and organisations in Pill & Easton-in-Gordano. Some of these groups offer volunteering opportunities.

If you would like your group featured on this website, please contact us or speak to us at the Resource Centre.

All community groups

Below is a list of all groups and services we currently hold information about. If you are missing from this list, just contact us at the Resource Centre.

ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN UNDER 4 YEARSCrockerne Children’s CentreTue 9.30 – 11.30  Rhyme & Sign Westward Drive, Pill BS20 0JP
Wed 1.30-3.00 Mini Stay & Play   
Thurs 1.00 – 2.30 HV Drop In                 
 Child MindersCare connect services
 Childminder network meeting2nd Tues/month 9.30 – 11.30 st. Johns Ambulance hall
 Pill Library:                  Bookstart Rhymetime                 Story TimePill Library: Rhyme time Friday’s term time 9.30 – 9.55am Under 3s AND Story time: Wed 2.30 – 2.55 2-3yr olds term time only
 Pill Ten TotsPill Methodist Church: Thurs 9.15 – 11.15 (term time only)
 Community café & Pill ToddlersPill Community Centre: Fri 9.30am – 11.30am – term time & some summer weeks
 Rhyme & Sign for ToddlersPill Baptist Church Mon & Tues 9.30 – 11.00
 Salvation Army Mums & Tots: ‘Little Gems’Pill Salvation Army:                      Wed:  9.00 – 11.00
ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN    4-12 YEARSBalletSt Georges  Hall: Thurs afternoons, term time: 4.45-5.30/5.30-6.15,6.15-7
 Beaver Scouts (6-8 years)Scout Hut, Easton in Gordano:         Thursday 5pm – 6pm
 BrowniesScout Hut: Tues 5pm – 6.15pm
 RainbowsScout Hut Weds 5.30pm – 6.30pm
 Cubs Scouts  (8 – 10 yrs)Scout Hut Mon 6.30pm – 8pm
 GuidesMethodist church thurs 6.30 – 8pm
 Inspire BCC (Building Community Confidence) Organising variety of activities. See web site
 Judo @ CrockerneCrockerne School – Mon 3.30-5.00
 KidsaliveSalvation Army 6 – 11year olds          Fri 6.00 – 7.30
 Messy ChurchSalvation army 3rd Sun. of the month 4pm
 Pill Youth Club (8 – 11year old)8 – 11year olds: Wed 4.45 – 6.45          Pill Youth Club. Also Youth Outreach N Somerset
 Rainbows                                  (5-7yrs Pre- Brownies)Pill Methodist Church: Wed 5.00pm – 6.00pm. Apply via website http://www.girlguiding/joinus
 Rock Project 7 – 16 yr
 Scouts (10 1/2 – 14)       & info on explorers 14-18yrs        Scout Hut Easton in Gordano:  Tues 7.00pm – 9.00pm
 StagecoachGordanoSchool, Portishead
ACTIVITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE (12+)Lions Brass 4 Group in Clevedon
 Pill Youth ClubPill Community Centre: Open Mon & Wed 7.30 – 9.30 and Thurs (young women) 7.30-9.30                
 Quest Youth Group 6yrs +Salvation Army  Thurs 7 – 8.30pm
 Rock Project 12-16 yr  portishead youth centre wed – junior 3.45 – 5.45, seniors 5.45 – 7.45
 Scouts (101/2 – 14)               (Info only:  Explorers 14-18yrs)Scout Hut, Easton in Gordano           Tues 7pm – 9pm                             email:
 Theatre Arts School:
 Church of England: 
 Christ Church, Pill 
 St George, Easton in Gordano 
 St Mary, Portbury 
 Pill Methodist Church 
 Salvation Army 
 Citizens Advice CentreSessions bookable at Pill Resource Centre: Wed. 9.30 – 12.30    Also advice on tel 03444 111444 Mon – Fri 9.45 – 1.00pm (& from mob tel no 03003300650
 Community MarketLast Saturday of the month: Community Centre 10.00 – 12.30
 Community PoliceNon emergency number: 101
 Councillor North Somerset Councile mail:
Surgeries: Notified of month, Pill & District Resource Centre. Message notebook at Resource Centre.
 Debt Advice (Free)
Money Advice Service (on line)   
Tel:  03005005000
 District Commissioner, Guides 
 Pill & Easton in Gordano Parish CouncilPill & District Resource Centre at opening times
 European Parliament 
 Friends of Watchhouse HillEvents: Jan: Wassail; July: Village Picnic; Oct: Apple day                  Quarterly management meetings at Pill Memorial Club. Members working parties: general care of Hill.
 Pill Community
 Pill in Bloom3-4 times a year at members homes
 Pill Post Office5 Baltic Place, Pill
 Pill & District  Resource Centre Community FoundationMon, Wed, Thurs: 9.30am – 3.30pm  Tues: 9.30 – 5.30;  Fri: 10-12.30         Sat 10 – 12
 SPAD Sustainable Pill and DistrictEnvironment group linked to the Transition Network: Various groups and meeting times
CONSERVATIONAvon Wildlife Trust, Portishead Folk Hall, Portishead:                          4th Friday monthly 7.30 -9.30
 Avon Wildlife Trust: Gordano Conservation & Tickenham ReserveGordano Valley Nature Reserves
 St George’s Flower Bank 
 The Gordano SocietyPortishead Folk Hall: Meetings about conservation & the environment  
FESTIVALSPill Rag Committee 
 Pill Regata 
 Pill Music Festival 
HEALTHHeywood Medical Centre 
 Health Centre 
 Health Visitors & District NursesMarina Health Centre, Portishead
 District Nurses (2 D/N based at Pill)                                Bladder and Bowel ServiceHealth Centre, Station Road, Pill
 Gordano Community Cars (ambulance service)Contact Heywood Surgery, Pill, for requests
AllotmentsEaston in Gordano & Pill Allotment AssociationCross Lanes
ArtSociety for all ArtistsPill Community Centre: Sun 2pm & summer time outside
 Pill Art GroupPill Community Centre: Tues 7pm – 9pm
 Portishead Floral Arts SocietySomerset Hall, Portishead, 3rd Wed monthly
ChoirsPill Community ChoirCommunity Centre: Tues 8pm – 9.30pm: Non auditioning choir
 Portishead Choral SocietySt Josephs Church West Hill, Portishead Thurs 7.30-9.15 (Sept-June) Non auditioning choir
CraftsPortishead QuiltersRedcliffe Bay hall: 1st and 3rd Tues monthly: 7.30 – 9.30 (not Aug) 
Dancing and exerciseExercise to MusicSt Georges Hall: Thurs 9.15 – 10.15
 PilatesAbbots Leigh Village hall: Mondays + Pill Methodist Church
 American Square DancingSt Georges Hall, Fri eve (advanced)
 American Square DancingFolk Hall Portishead Mon 8 -10pm beginners
 Tap DancingSt Georges Hall, Mon 7.30
 Extend Movement to MusicPill Community Centre Wed. 10.30 – 11.30
 YogaCommunity group at Penny Brohn Centre Garden Room, Chapel Pill Lane. Mon 7-8.15pm: £7 per session drop in
 ZumbaCommunity Centre: Tuesday 6.30 – 7.30 / Thurs 1.30 – 2.30
DramaJ19 Drama GroupPill Community Centre: variable days and times
 Portishead PlayersPerform at Somerset Hall, Portishead (6yrs-96yrs!).Various meeting places
GardeningPill & District Gardening Club3rd Wed in month at 7.45. AGM: March
HistoryCrockerne Pill & District History SocietyPill Memorial Club. 3rd Thurs in month March (AGM), Apr, May, Sept, Oct , Nov, outing in June 
PhotographyPortishead Camera ClubRedcliffe Bay Hall, P’Head: Thurs 7.30pm (Sept to May)
WalkingGordano Footpath GroupMonthly, Roath Road car park, Portishead.
 Ramblers AssociationWalk Sat & Sun. From car park opposite Morrisons, Clevedon
 Portishead Strollers 
WhistWhist DriveMillers Close Community Rooms: Tues 1.30pm – 4.30pm
WritingPill Writer’s Club 
SOCIAL ACTIVITIESCafé Church at Pill Baptist2nd Sunday each month, 4-5pm adults and children 
 Cameo Luncheon ClubSalvation Army: Wed 12.30 – 2.30
 Crockerne Retired Men’s GroupPill Community Centre, 2nd Thurs in month: From 9.30am
 Easton in Gordano WISt George’s Church Hall, E in G: 1st Wed in month, 7.30pm
 Friday over 60s ClubPill Memorial Club, every Friday  2pm – 4pm
 Ladies Coffee MorningChrist Church 10.00m 2nd Tuesday in the month
 Miller’s Close Day ClubElderly / disabled / housebound / lonely / day care: Fridays 9.30am – 2.30pm
 Portishead LionsClarence House, Portishead: 2nd Monday monthly 8pm – 10pm
 Portishead RotaryClarence House, Portishead: Tuesdays 7.30pm
 Pill GoldiesMillers Close Community Rooms: 2nd Thurs each month 2pm -3pm 
 Pill Lunch ClubPill Community Centre:                  Thurs 12.30 – 2pm
 Portbury Wives Group2nd and 4th Tues in month at 7.30pm
 Portbury W I3rd Tues in month Portbury Vilage Hall
 Salvation Army Weekly Coffee MorningSaturdays 10 – 12 and ‘bring and buy’ stall
 Singles ClubWalton Hotel Clevedon Tues evenings
 Woman’s Bright HourMon. 3.00 – 4.00, Christ Church, Pill
BadmintonPill Badminton ClubSt. Katherine’s Sch. Thur. 8.00 – 10.00
CricketLodway  Cricket Club and Youth Cricket under 15sHam Green Hill
 Portbury & Failand Cricket ClubClub House, Horse Race Lane,  Failand
FootballSt George (Easton in Gordano) Football ClubPlaying at St Georges and Ham Green
HockeyLodway Ladies Hockey ClubGordano School, Portishead. Train: Wed  7pm – 8pm, play Sat mornings
JudoLong Ashton Judo ClubLong Ashton Sports Complex / Birdwell Primary School Long Ashton 
RugbyGordano RFC: 3 Senior teams & Junior & Mini Rugby Caswell Lane Ground Portbury. 
Table TennisEaston in Gordano Table Tennis ClubSt Georges Church Hall – Thurs 7.30 – 10pm
 Pill Table Tennis ClubPill Community Centre. Thurs 2.00pm – 4.00pm
SailingSailing: Portishead Cruising ClubPump Square, Pill. Wed 8.30 – 11.00 commodore @
Short Mat BowlsShort Mat BowlsPill Community Centre: Tues 7.30pm – 9.30pm and Wed 2.30 – 4.30 : £5 per season; £1 per session played
SkittlesSkittles :Kings Arm Ladies TeamWed evenings
 St Katherines Sports CentreEvenings: 01275 373287
SUPPORTAbbots Leigh Manor Nursing HomePrivate Nursing Care        
 Aging Well Co-Ordinator’Exercise information
 Bristol Samaritans 
 Friends Group: Invisible IllnessesIst & 3rd Wednesdays. 10 – 12
 Information about
 Parkinson’s Support in North SomersetContactable: Tues & Wed   email:
 Cruse Bereavement CareWesley House, Portishead.
 Gordano Community CarsHospital cars
 North Somerset
 Penny Brohn Cancer Care 
 Pill Carers Group Christ Church Community Room: 3rd Thurs each month 2.15pm – 3.45pm Closing Dec 2013
 Portishead Memory CafePortishead Rotary Clib 1st and 3rd Tues in month 2.15 to 3.45 Jubillee Day Centre
 Somerset Lodge Nursing Home Ham
 Clarinet, Flute & Saxophone TeacherLessons in Backwell
 Crockerne Primary School with nursery class 
 Piano & Music Theory Teacher Easton in Gordano
 St Katherine’s
 University of 3rd Age U3A 
AccomodationNewlyn Self Catering BungalowsMill Lane, Portbury, BS20 7TX               
 The Tynings B&BMartcombe Road, Easton in Gordano:                web site:
 The MooringsAirB’n B
Community ResourcesAbbots Leigh Village
 Community Centre, Pill 
 Clevedon Job Centre28 Old Street, Clevedon BS21 6BY
 Jubillee Hall, West Hill, P’headOver 60’s club
 Memorial Club 
 Pill & District Resource Centre 
 Portbury Village Hall 
 Portishead Folk Hall 
 St George’s Hall, E in G 
 St John’s Ambulance Hall 
 Slade Road Hall, Portishead 
 Somerset Hall, PortisheadCoffee Club: Fridays
 Voluntary Action North Somerset (VANS)
MEALS/FOODChinese TakeawayNew Canton House, Pill Street, Pill
 Co-Op (top)Station Road, Pill
 Indian TakeawayPump Sqare, Pill
 Kings Arms12, St Georges Hill, E in G
 Kings Head3 Heywood Road, Pill
 Lime Tree CafeBank Place, Pill: Artisan Bakery & Coffee Shop
 Southern Co -op1-2 Baltic Place
 The Anchor InnHam Green, Pill
 Star Inn13, Bank Place, Pill
 The Duke of CornwallPump Square, Pill
 The George InnAbbots Leigh
 The Leaf’ at Ham Green St Katherines School
 The Rudgleigh InnMartcombe Road, E in G
TRADERSBrackenwood Garden CentreLeigh Court Estate, Pill Road
 Computers: T-Bytee mail:
 The Style Room4 Bank Place Pill