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Past Events


SCDA Annual General Meeting - October 2015.

Christmas Craft Market - Saturday 5th December, 11am-5pm.

Southbank Arts Trail

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th of May 2015


As a founder member and the largest venue on the trail we were very proud to once again be supporting the Southbank Bristol Art Trail, in this the SCDA's 25th anniversary year.

Over 30 artists and makers exhibited at the Southville Centre. and  we hosted some fabulous musical performances over the art trail weekend. Plenty of people stopped by for music, art, craft, cake and coffee.

Launchpad ran children’s craft activities in the garden, and as usual we created a fun dressing up photo booth set up for people to have photos taken for posterity! Here are just a few of our glittery visitors:


Garden Party - Saturday 20th June 

Celebrating 25 years of the Southville Centre - we held an afternoon of music, entertainment, craft and food in our Community garden.




19th March - Mad Science workshop



22nd March - Auction of Promises Gromit has found a new home!

17/18th May - Southbank Bristol Arts Trail
A weekend brimming with local art, craft and entertainment

23rd June - Latin Fever Tea Dance

6th December - Our wonderful and ever popular Festive Craft Fayre!



26th October - Halloween Party

21st September - AGM

Part of the Best of Bedminster Show.


Autumn Tea Dance

23rd September. 3:00pm-5:00pm

18th - 19th May - SBA Arts Trail
The Southville Centre will be home to a whole bunch of artists & makers at this year’s  Arts Trail! We’ll be getting into the ‘Myths and Legends’ theme with a Pop-up Fancy Dress Photo Booth, as well as running children’s craft workshops to unleash the Knight or Princess in you! Click here to see details>>

25th April - TSC - Social Vision

We would like to invite you to a further meeting in order to provide feedback from the consultation events held in February about the future development of the Southville Centre.

23rd March - Baby & Toddler Show, 10-4pm, Free entry
We’ll have a lovely variety of children’s groups,
products, craft packs and more on display in our baby friendly market and a
room dedicated to nearly new toys!  Click here for further details>>





15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd December - Recycled Stockings

RECYCLED STOCKINGS 2, a New Christmas Journey for Families at the Southville Centre, December 2012 shows.
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8th December - Festive Fun Day

10-4pm free to attend. Delicious festive treats, locally made gifts and home baked goodies. Hot pork rolls & mulled wine a plenty! Plus, join in with our giant craft session and make your own lantern, decorate a gingerbread man and string together a popcorn garland – free for all the family!
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1st December - Christmas Craft Fair

10-4pm Free to attend.
Browse our stalls full of lovely homemade Christmas gifts, visit our famous Santa’s Grotto & light up the community with the Southville Centre lantern release!
Santa will be waiting to receive visitors in his magical grotto at 12pm and 2pm. Tickets will be available from reception in advance. £3.50 per child, suitable for children aged 3-8yrs. Click here for further details >>

23rd November - Quiz Night

Get a team together – our very own Southville Centre quiz is coming to town, Friday 23rd November from 6-8pm in the Beauley Room! Click her for further details >>



October 27th - Halloween Party

27th October, 3-6pm.
£1 entry per child (accompanying adults are free) Prepare to be scared…We’re holding a Halloween  party full of tricks and treats!We’ll be telling spooky stories, getting creative with craft and seeing who can decorate the best pumpkin! Click here for further details>>


September 29th - Wedding Show

A Wedding Show With a difference – This is the show to find something different and unique, from dresses with a wow factor, fascinators to fascinate, and vintage china to make your table settings stand out from the crowd.
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May 19th-20th - SBA Arts Trail

It’s the time of year when Southville, Bedminster and Ashton celebrate all things artistic!
This year is the SBA’s 10th anniversary and to celebrate the Art Trail is themed around the idea of ‘X Marks the Spot’.  Pull on your finest pirate paraphernalia and come and take part in the giant treasure hunt, try one of the many workshops, or just enjoy an artistic stroll around the area.
Click here for further details>>

March 24th - Baby and Toddler Show/Nearly New Sale

In response to feedback from customers, The Southville Centre is planning its first Baby and Toddler show.
We have over 500 families using the nursery, pre-school, afterschool club, and holiday club and so have an excellent target market. We aim to have a wide range of products on offer and are also planning to hold activities for children. We are currently looking for local businesses and traders who would like to have a stall at the event.
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September 8th - Annual General Meeting

Southville Centre Celebrates Creative Neighbourhoods
Southville Community Development Association (SCDA), the organisation that runs the Southville Centre invites you to a fun filled afternoon to 'celebrate our creative community' and AGM on Saturday 8 September, 2-4.30pm at the Southville Centre, Beauley Road.