Local Events Bath

Free referral networking event for women in business
6:45am - 8:45am

Free business referral networking taster for women in business at Lansdown Golf Club, Bath - 6:45am - 8:45am. Come along and find out more about BNI and how it can help grow your business.
BNI is the most successful business networking referral organisation in the world. We have over 16,000 members in the UK and Ireland alone, passing nearly 700,000 referrals worth over £495 million every year! It is quite literally the best way to build a better business.
“BNI is more than three times more effective than Google for my business.”Lawrence Conyers, Anson Corporate Media, Newton Aycliffe, England
Get Fit For Business: Business Networking Breakfast January 2018
7:30am - 9am

Join us for our next Get Fit for Business Breakfast, typically attended by businesses of all sizes from a variety of sectors. The breakfast offers a fantastic opportunity to network whilst also gaining some useful tips to help you grow.
Hear about the new Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme. If you are a small or medium-sized business, you may be able to get a grant of up to £3,000 to upgrade your business broadband to a Gigabit-capable connection!
The Bath Chamber of Commerce, Bath Business Improvement District and the Bath Chronicle invite businesses to hear more about the Gigabit scheme and how it can support their business. There will also be an opportunity to hear from, and ask questions of local suppliers already registered with the Gigabit Scheme.
07.30     Buffet style breakfast and informal networking
08.00     Welcome
08.05     Duncan Kerr, Bath & North-East Somerset Council, Overview of Gigabit Scheme
08.15     Short introduction from a number of registered suppliers of the Gigabit Broadband Scheme
08.20     Q&A from the audience
(Please note we will ask for you to pre-submit your questions in advance on booking. Questions will be selected prior to the event & put to the panel)
09.00     Event Close
If you have 10 minutes please complete the Business West Skills & Training Survey. Please click on this link to complete http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/LU4B5/
The long-term aim is to ensure high quality, relevant and cost-effective skills provision that meets the needs of employers across the region.
Bath Treasure Hunt with 20% off at the finishing Treasure (the pub)
10am - 10pm

The Great Game is a daily exciting Treasure Hunt that you do on your own time when ever you want around the beautiful City of Bath. Upon purchasing your ticket please email info@ggtreasurehunts.com to redeem. There a different tickets for different groups of people. 
Single route - for 1-2 people or 3-4 people is great for seeing the sights and using your brain.
Once the ticket is redeemed via email your treasure hunt pack will be mailed out to you so please provided your address in your email. Each pack includes discount wrist bands for each player, a clipboard, a real compass, a map, the clues sheet, a prize sheet, a brief history of Bath and a pen.
Let us know the time you wish to begin your hunt and we will book you a table at the finishing "Treasure" a historic Bath Pub steeped in History, where you will 20% off your food and drink bill.
The Hunt starts at Bath Train Station and takes roughly 2-3 hours to complete, solving clues and riddles and puzzles as you wind through Bath viewing the sites of the city and trying to find the "Treasure" - The pub, where you simply show your Treasure Hunt wrist band to the staff to get your 20% discount on your food and drink bill.
You will be sure to have a fantastic half day or evening out!
Pizza Time
Bath JS

It's Pizza Time folks.

For those that don't know, Green Park do some damn fine pizzas and they have a lunch time deal where it's £5 for either a Margherita or Pepperoni.

If you're gluten free, they also do that, however it takes more time, so it's best to call ahead :)
Kundalini Yoga Group
Bath Kundalini Yoga Meetup
6pm - 7:30pm

• What we'll do
I will give a brief introduction to Kundalini Yoga and then guide the group through a warm- up, a set of physical postures (called a kriya), a long relaxation and a meditation. There is a breakout area available for socialising afterwards and I will be around to answer any questions you may have.

• What to bring
Please bring a yoga mat if you have one, but don’t worrry- there will be spares. Also bring a light blanket and / or extra layers to keep you cosy during the long relaxation. There is a £5 contribution requested for this class.

• Important to know
Kundalini Yoga is a very fun and uplifting practise which supports you to relax, to improve your fitness and to connect more deeply with yourself. Absolute beginners are most welcome to this group.
Co-designing a data science engagement tool
Bath: Hacked
6:30pm - 8:30pm

• What we'll do
In this session Bath University PhD student, Emily Rempel will be leading a session to collect ideas about how to design an online tool to support communities in working together with local government and data. Come along to learn about the project and to share your ideas and thoughts.

• What to bring

• Important to know
Fresh Networking South West - January Meeting
7pm - 8:30pm

Join us for a fun evening getting to know fellow business owners at the stunning location of Combe Grove! 
At ‘Fresh’ Networking, we want to keep networking fresh, new and accessible to everyone, whatever your time constraints.
Our format is one of building new relationships in a relaxed and informal setting. At each meet we will run a ‘structured networking’ session where you are split into small groups and get the opportunity to get to know everyone, along with a 20 minute presentation by a local business person. There will be no early breakfast’s or lengthy lunches, but a relaxed coffee or glass of wine.
Tickets are £12.00 and include a glass of wine or soft drink plus a talk from a local business owner as well as opportunities to make new business connections and friends.
For further info or any questions please email freshnetworkingsw@gmail.com

We look forward to seeing you! 
Best Wishes
Helen & Lisa 

The Launch of the Bath Self-Empowerment Book Club!
Bath Self-Empowerment Book Club
7pm - 9pm

• What we'll do
The first meetup! Let's get together over a cuppa and discuss our vision for the group. Venue TBC.

• What to bring
All you need to bring is your beautiful selves and lots of positive energy

• Important to know
Bath Choral Society: Open Rehearsal for Mendelssohn's Elijah
7pm - 9:30pm

Come along for an open rehearsal as we explore Mendelssohn's oratorio Elijah. 
We are delighted to welcome you along to our third open rehearsal of the season. On Saturday 21st April will be performing Mendelssohn's great work in Bath Abbey, with soloists including Marcus Farnsworth as Elijah. 
Join us at rehearsal on Wednesday 24th January as we start to delve into this wonderful work. 
Just fill in your details and print off your free ticket. Registration will open at 19:00, with the rehearsal starting with warm-ups at 19:20. We look forward to welcoming you to our rehearsal.
If you have any queries, please contact our registrar, Kate Petty: registrar@bath-choral-society.org.uk
Valentine's Wine Tasting at The Chequers, Bath
7:30pm - 10pm

Join award-winning wine writer Ben Franks & guests for Novel Wines' Valentine's Wine Tasting evening. Kick back and enjoy a selection of hand-picked wines perfect for Valentine's Day!
The evening features a selection of unique, high quality wines from the Novel Wines range and includes a selection of cheese from Nibbles, Bath's finest cheesemonger.
We provide all the glassware and tasting notes for the evening with an offer of 10% off any of the wines you enjoy on the night.
Venue: The Chequers Pub, 50 Rivers Street, Bath

Time: 7.30pm - Late, Wednesday 24 January 2018
Free Meditation & Yoga – just show up–we start on Wednesday in Bath 7.30pm
Free Meditation & Yoga Bath
7:30pm - 9pm


Hello there! - We'd like to welcome you to Free weekly meetings hosted by Michael, Bernard which take place at the:

John Williams Room (2nd Floor), United Reformed Church Halls, Grove St, Bath, BA2 6PJ,

on Wednesday evenings from 7.30pm until 9.00pm

With Sahaja Yoga Meditation we normally sit on chairs to achieve yoga, effortlessly & spontaneously. No Mats or special clothing required.

All across the globe, many are seeking new sources of energy. Meanwhile, the most transformative energy of all is hiding in plain sight, within us. It's natural, sustainable, and infinitely renewable. It's called inner kundalini energy. And everyone already has it — everyone!. It is often likened to an inner feminine or motherly energy which automatically knows about us and what is needed to help us restore balance and harmony within our subtle being. It works spontaneously, effortlessly, organically and cannot be paid for.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation is a simple time-honoured technique that lets you tap into that energy and harness its power to become better balanced and better connected to yourself — emotionally, physically, mentally and spiritually.

If you're having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Yoga Meditation might well help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You may enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.

Meditation is not just for mystics and monks. Sahaja Yoga meditation is for everyone. Anyone can do it. It's that easy. But with the Sahaja Yoga experience, you'll quickly realise, it isn't your typical Meditations 'R Us type class. It's much more than just feeling peaceful and relaxed. Sahaja Yoga Meditation has many layers, varied and deep. Explore at your own pace, in your own way. Our volunteer experts are always available to help.

Ready to plug into your inner energy? A Sahaja Yoga Meditation class is a great way to start. A few minutes of your life may be all it takes to connect to your inner energy and light the path to lifelong transformation. Sahaja Yoga is more than a temporary solution or quick relief — it is a journey, rather than a destination. It's all about energy — guaranteed pure and carbon neutral. You can never have too much of it.

The best part? All classes are free. No strings, no catch.
Everyone is welcome. Bring a friend, bring your self — all are welcome.

We have a web site here in London too which you can visit for more info about weekly meetings: www.sahajayogalondon.co.uk

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Writers Group
Bath Writers: Beyond The Margins
7:30pm - 9:30pm

Feedback to 3 writers submitting for first time; Cherry, Richard and Sunny. These and samples of other members writing are now in our dropbox for you to read. The document names begin with the name of the writer.

We'll also discuss the way forward for future meet ups and the running of some of the sessions; there are ideas developing, see the discussions page. As always, if you have a particular problem with your writing (or writers block) that you would like to seek ideas for from the group then let me know about this and I can plan a slot for you at a forthcoming meetup.

I ask for a £1 donation to cover meetup and related costs.
Education: How and what should we be teaching our children?
Bath Philosophy & Debate Group
7:30pm - 9:30pm

• What we'll do

State or Private? Should the state subsidise private schools? Some academies have been a success and others a failure, so were they a good idea?
Are faith schools a good idea? Do you think there should be limits to how and what should be taught in such schools?
At home or in a school? Is it better to teach your own children, or do they miss out on social contact?
Schools are a post code lottery, and the best are difficult to get into. How can we make schools more equal in opportunity for all? (Also see https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/dec/17/call-to-fine-schools-that-illegally-exclude-poorly-performing-pupils)
Would it be a good idea to bring back grammar schools? Should there be vocational schools for the less academic pupils?

On the night please:

-Sit in a circle and speak to the whole circle; one conversation at a time
-Aim for equal airtime; points should be:
*Clearly-structured and
-Arrive early to order drinks

The host moderates but peer-moderation is encouraged

• What to bring

• Important to know
Puss in Boots
7:30pm - 9:30pm

St Philip & St James' Church Drama Group presents Puss in Boots - a brand new pantomime suitable for all the family.  Follow our hero Ben and his cat in their quest to defeat the evil Ogre and marry the Princess!
Tickets £9 or £7 concessions.  
IMPORTANT: Saturday Matinee is now full - please do not book for this performance!
How to book
Click 'Select a Date' to start booking your ticket online.  Choose the night you want to come then click 'Tickets' and fill in your information.  When you book we'll allocate the best remaining seats for you and you'll be able to pick up your ticket on the night. If you have any special requirements regarding seating then you can let us know during the booking process.
Over 60s and Under 18s tickets cost £7 (plus booking fee).  On Thursday night there is a £1 per person discount for groups larger than 10 - you'll need to book these through the Church Office (see below).
Processing fee
We need to charge a 5% processing fee to cover Eventbrite's charges. Tickets are also available from St Philip & St James Church during normal office hours. There's no booking fee for buying tickets through the office.

Enquiries from the Church Office Tel: 01225 835228 (weekdays 9-1, 2-5pm)
Tickets also available on the door
Tickets are available online up until midday on the day of the performance. You can buy them on the door subject to availability, and you can also get them from the Church Office until 5pm. See above for details.
Email office@stphilipstjames.org
Free English Lessons
7:30pm - 9pm

OTGE FREE ENGLISH COURSE with qualified English teachers to help you
This is a chance for people from countries (not the UK) to meet with others in the same position as them, to learn more English: improving pronunciation, gaining confidence speaking, learning new grammar and vocabulary. It is a relaxed, informal classroom setting with qualified teachers. This friendly group enables people to connect with others, find friends and have fun while getting better at English.
It is called Open to God English (OTGE) because it is run by people from St Saviour's Church and we use stories from the Bible as part of the lesson. We also have a theme, worksheets, games, and learn pronunciation through the Colour Vowel Chart. Individual help is given to students who need it during the lesson and we encourage people to ask questions. 
If you are interested in joining the class,  just come along on the night and try it for yourself. Each lesson you will learn new things. There is a break for a hot drink and cake/biscuits for 15 minutes in the middle, so you can get to know the other students. 
Once a term we have a social - eating a meal together or visiting somewhere interesting in Bath.
“I would like to thank you for your wonderful English lessons, your hard work, support and friendship” Ania
“It is a wonderful opportunity to learn about religious texts, correct pronunciation, for learning of language games, different topics.” Raia
 “This course has helped me improve my pronunciation and also given me the opportunity to meet people from different countries” Claire
“Very helpful! A good way of learning English in a relaxed atmosphere. Bravo to the teachers who are volunteers, they do a really good job! They pay attention to every student. The thing I most like is the friendly atmosphere within the group and the tea break!”   Najeeb
Whatever your level - beginner or advanced, you are welcome to come along and start at any point in the course. We have a different theme each week - in the coming weeks we are doing: Friends and Family, Gardens and Plants, Emergencies, Animals and Birds. Further lessons are planned from 21st Feb to 21st March and through the summer term too. 
The lessons are held in the upstairs classroom on the first floor at St Saviour's Church (in the door and up the stairs to the left) There is a lift for disabled access. 
 If you can't come every week - that's OK - come when you can. These lessons have helped many students become more fluent and confident in English and we can help you too. 
Everyone is welcome: whatever faith you have or if you have no faith. There is an extra half hour from 9.00 to 9.30 (Open to God Extra) where we talk together about the Bible passage and discuss spirituality and different religions. This is optional, so students do not need to stay for this if they do not want to. 
We look forward to meeting you :)

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
For adults at any level of English. Enquire with the organisers about older teenagers as sometimes they are permitted. 
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
There is a bus service from town - ask for St Saviour's Church or the Balustrade on London Rd.
Car parking is available on the roads around the church and is free - no restrictions. It is generally a safe area to walk at night.
What can I bring into the event?
A notebook and pen. Cake or biscuits if you want. The course if FREE.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Phone Pam 01225  311637
Email opentogodenglish @ gmx . co . uk

Long Running Events:

6 Week Balance the Scales
22nd January - 1st March

This 6 week course gives you all the motivation you need to start making positive changes in your health and fitness post xmas.
The package includes 
1x45 minute PT session per week
Motivational consultations
Handouts and workouts that can be done at home
As many group fitness sessions as you can manage
Monday 6:30-7:15pm
Tuesday 12.30-1pm 
Wednesday 6:15-7pm
Thursday 6:30-7:15pm
Friday 7am-7.45am
Friday 12.30-1pm
Sat 9.30-10.15am
Can be made on site at Vibe Fitness HQ
6 Week Ski Fitness
8th January - 15th February

The 6 week Course will get those Ski Legs back in no time
The Package includes:
1x 45 Minute PT session per week (fixed slot)
Fitness Tips for skiing, and recovery handouts for the slopes 
3 x Group Fitness Sessions per week including:
HIIT session and Legs/Core Strength
Can be made at Vibe Fitness HQ