This is a baby and toddler group held at the Tithe Barn on Mondays 1.15 - 2.45pm during term times. Toys, crafts and refreshments are available and parent/carers are warmly welcomed with their babies and pre-school children.

Craft Group

The craft group comprises of those interested in knitting, card-making or any other craft. The group meet at 2-4pm at the church on Tuesday afternoons and is an opportunity to meet others of all abilities with these shared interests in an encouraging and sociable environment. There is no charge but a small donation would be appreciated.

Mothers' Union

This meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 2.30 - 4pm at the Tithe Barn. We start each meeting with prayers, followed by a speaker, or we go on a trip or join in with deanery events. We finish with refreshments and raise money for various charities supported by Bristol Diocese. If interested please contact Julie Smith via th Parish Office or just turn up. There is an annual fee of £21 but there is no charge for the first session if you would like to join us and see if you would like to continue.

Coffee mornings

The church is open from 10am to midday Monday to Saturday for coffee, tea and biscuits. This provides an outreach and the opportunity for people to socialise and, if required, the chance to seek spiritual solace or advice within the privacy of the Memorial Chapel or elsewhere within the church. There is no charge for refreshments but a donation box is available.


This is a dance club held on Mondays during term time at the Tithe Barn and is free to attend.  4-4.30 pm age 4 - 6; 4.30-5.30pm age 7-11; 6-7pm age 11-16. 

Youth @ The Barn

This is held on Tuesdays at 7 - 8.30 pm during term times at Tithe Barn. This is aimed at young people aged 10 - 16 years for activities, socialising and fun. Tuck shop also available. There is a 50p charge for attendance.

Goldies Sing & Smile UK

This is held on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 10.30 - 11.30am at St Mary's Church. It's not a choir but a sing-along session using the popular memory-evoking hits from the 50s onwards. It is also an opportunity to chat and make new friends. Everyone is welcome. There is a small charge of £2 per person per session,

Chair aerobics

This is held every Tuesday and Friday 10-11 am at the Tithe Barn and helps improve strength, stability and balance with seated and gentle standing exercise classes. £3 charge.

Call 0117 9077026

Correspondence address:

St Mary's Church

High Street, Shirehampton
Bristol BS11 0DW


High Street, Shirehampton BS11 0DE

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