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STALLS Family Ticket - £75 SAVE OVER £65    STALLS Ticket - £20 save over £18   Includes a FREE complimentary drink at the performance.

Call our Box Office on 0117 987 3244 Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm to get your tickets and select your seats.

Join hero Dick Whittington (soap legend, actor and music theatre star Shane Richie) as he seeks fame, fortune and happiness and becomes the Lord Mayor of London. Guided by the magical Fairy Bow Bells, can he outwit the evil King Rat, free London from a team of revolting rodents and win the beautiful Alice’s hand in marriage? Find out in the ultimate magical pantomime adventure!

Entertainment and events at our Filton Leisure Centre. For a 2page What's On A4 leaflet, showing detailed activities for end of November, and the start of December, click here (opens as PDF file).

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A CHOICE of sporting events, football of course, but also rugby, cricket, athletics, etc, can be made available to watch in the evenings, on our NEW large screen 75 inch TV in the comfort of our Sports Lounge.

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Please note we have recently updated our email address from .org to

For non-BAWA members, please pay on the door for Tuesday membership and we will not charge you that week or the following week. For more information go to

Question: Do you feel ready for a change? A challenge? A new direction? Are you ready to make decision? Answer: Yes!

Question: What’s holding you back? What’s Keeping you still? What’s Stopping your progress? Answer: ????

Then let Compass coaching help you find your way to where you want to be!

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WE are raising £15,000 to support 'parents of teenagers and young adults with cancer' and are holding a Quiz Night. We have promised to support these individuals, but we can’t achieve this unless people kindly sign up.

The Bristol Biz Quiz is a new event and what makes a difference is you.  I can’t stress how much we need your support on this event and would be very grateful if you are able to attend. We are looking for Bristol’s brainiest to participate on Thursday 14 November 7pm, at the BAWA Healthcare and Leisure club in the Ballroom suite, Filton.

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10% discount offered to all BAWA members and BAWA staff

See attached PDF’s and contact them direct if you are interested email or visit the web site quoting that you are a BAWA member/staff

Everything Covered is a wedding venue styling and chair cover company owned by Ellie Tanner.  Based in Chipping Sodbury, Ellie covers weddings and events in the south west region including Bristol, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Swindon, Somerset and the Cotswolds; and having worked with many venues has built up a variety of skills and experience working in weddings, wedding set up and organisation. If you are interested in a bespoke room design, and wish to discuss your ideas please contact us by visiting our facebook page

The Glen and I at BAWA - Saturday November 23rd 2019

For all details of dance and purchase of tickets

Please phone Dudley 01179652852/07816425755

Reduced price Swim Tickets available for Filton's Dolphin Pool

For BAWA Members only, come to our Sports Reception to purchase your reduced price tickets: £2.45 per adult (save over £1) and £1.80 per child and OAP. (Under 3's no charge). Tickets are also available as twelves for £29.40. (These are retained by user and are stamped at the Pool each time you use the ticket).
The tickets we issue from BAWA are from the Dolphin Pool and for their purposes, are described as 'Free' for when you present them for admission.

For more information, click here

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Maria Martin Dip BC

“A Professional, kind & caring service within your own home“

or equivalent grade at retirement

We would like to welcome you to our association and hope that you will bring new ideas, input and skills for the future.
For more information, click informationapplicationposter (opens in new window).

JANET Alexander, is a registered nurse at North Bristol NHS Trust and runs a reflexology clinic at her home in Patchway, Bristol.

She has been a qualified reflexologist for twenty years, and is a member of the Association of Reflexologists, has public liability insurance and is DBS checked.The price for a reflexology session (usually up to an hour) is normally £40 but with the discount of 25% will reduce that to £30.

Special offer on Mirror Wills* - £299 inclusive of VAT • 10% off cost of new or updated Will • 15% off family law cases 

FOR more information, click here.

Wendy Boitel offers this service with a 20% Discount for BAWA members.

Treating the mind, body and spirit: Aromatherapy, Deep Tissue, Hote Stone, Swedish, Reflexology & Back, or NO HANDS Massage

For a brochure and information click here, and for the 20% discount voucher for BAWA members click here.

R & R Beauty salon , 20% discount on any service for anyone who arrives with proof of BAWA  membership. For more information please click here.

THE garden opened early in 2016 in an area of Elm Park Recreation Park and became a place to meet, have picnics, walk the dog and generally relax in beautiful surroundings, it is also a fantastic space for events.

Chiropractor James Scrimshaw is pleased to offer a 20% discount to BAWA members. 

Offering members 5% off the professional services element of account or £25 off a pre arranged Funeral Plan

Enjoy a clearer view….with Bristol Laser Vision.  Bristol Laser Vision is located within the safe and trusted surroundings of Bristol Eye Hospital.  The service is providing patients with the most advanced laser eye surgery procedures, using state-of-the-art technology delivered within a unique Consultant led model.

DISCOUNTED Funeral Services are available from Thomas Davis, Independent Family Funeral Directors. Ask for a BAWA member Special tariff for 15% reduction. 

Telephone 0117 966 3268 (Southville); 971 7597 (Brislington); 931 2212 (Filton) or 982 6100 (Shirehampton). 

10% discount on Health Spa Breaks

CEDAR Falls Health Spa:  Bishops Lydiard, Taunton, Somerset TA4 3HR. 
Telephone: 01823 433233. Fax: 01823 432777. Email:

To receive a 10% discount contact Cedar Falls: telephone: 01823 433233 and Quote: BAWA. For more information click here  (opens as a PDF document in new window).

FREE Spinal Check for BAWA members for back or neck pain, headaches, injury or joint problems...

Probus, which originated in Surrey in 1966, was established to sponsor the interests of retired PROfessional and BUSiness men. Today there are more than 500 such clubs in Great Britain.

To find out more about us regarding interesting speakers, holidays trips and Sunday lunches please click here


There is now free access to the internet on your Wi-Fi enabled mobile, lap-top or tablet whilst you are visiting our Leisure Centre.

Hotspots have been set up in several areas. Ask at reception for the access code.

Singles over 35 club - Smart Casual dress only - no jeans or trainers.

Visit us on facebook - unitesingles - or telephone 07909093987 or email for up and coming dates and news.

If you are not already a member you will have to become one to attend this event, this can be done on the night at a cost of £7.

To see the latest list, click here (PDF document opens to view).

OUR facilities are not only available for Weddings and Entertainment, we are also here to help you celebrate the passing of a life. We will sympathetically attend to all your requirements at this most difficult time. For more information please click here.

WE have car park spaces available on our Southmead Road, Filton premises. The car park is open from 7am to 11pm.

To apply, just contact us by email at: for further information.

Enjoy a free game of Bowls (Coaching available).

A SAME DAY service is available at the Cribbs Causeway shop (Terms and conditions apply).

Mention your BAWA Membership and number when claiming discount.