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Events in and around Portishead

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If you want to find out what's on in Portishead from the farmers' market, the Summer Show, sales and exhibitions to live music, festivals, theatre, treasure hunts or the switching on of the Christmas lights, our what's on calendar is here to help.

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October 2024


CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme

Starts: 08:00 On 30 September 2024 | Ends: 16:00 On 04 October 2024

This five-day Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) covers relevant health, safety and environmental legislation affecting safe working in the building, construction and civil engineering industries. The SMSTS course in endorsed by Build UK as the standard training for all construction managers.

GTE Training Academy
Unit 1 Gordano Court
Serbert Close
BS20 7FS


Siren Testing - Severnside Sirens

Starts: 15:00 On 03 October 2024 | Ends: 15:05 On 03 October 2024

In Avonmouth, just three miles from Portishead, there are a number of companies handling chemicals and dangerous substances. Severnside Sirens are to warn the residents of Avonmouth and neighbouring towns and villages, like Portishead, of any incidents involving these substances. These sirens are tested on the third day of each month at 3pm. You can find out more about the sirens and what to do in an emergency at the link below.



Tea and Tech

Starts: 11:00 On 09 October 2024 | Ends: 12:30 On 09 October 2024

Free digital / tech advice. Connect with others over tea and cake. Meet at The Folk Hall, 95 High Street, Portishead 11am - 12.30pm Monthly meetings throughout 2024.

The Folk Hall
95 High Street
BS20 6PR


End of life conversations workshop

Starts: 15:00 On 17 October 2024 | Ends: 17:00 On 17 October 2024

Join us for an essential afternoon session dedicated to exploring crucial end-of-life choices, including wills, funeral arrangements, and organising financial and health power of attorney. Delve into deeper conversations about end-of-life preferences, including where you'd choose to die if faced with a terminal diagnosis, and learn effective strategies for communicating your wishes to loved ones. The session aims to unlock insights and provide guidance to navigate these important matters with clarity and confidence.

Key Discussion Topics Include:

  1. Understanding End-of-Life Choices: Gain clarity on the various decisions and arrangements involved in end-of-life planning, including wills, funeral arrangements, and power of attorney.
  2. Wills and Estate Planning: Learn about the importance of wills and estate planning and explore practical steps for drafting and updating these documents to ensure your wishes are accurately reflected.
  3. Funeral Arrangements: Discuss different options and considerations for funeral arrangements, including burial vs. cremation, funeral service preferences, and ways to personalise end-of-life ceremonies.
  4. Power of Attorney: Understand the role and significance of appointing financial and health power of attorney representatives and learn how to select and communicate your preferences to trusted individuals.
  5. End-of-Life Care Preferences: Engage in deeper conversations about preferences for end-of-life care, including where you'd choose to receive care and how to communicate your wishes to loved ones and healthcare providers.
  6. Facilitating Conversations with Loved Ones: Discover effective communication strategies for discussing end-of-life preferences and decisions with family members, ensuring open dialogue and mutual understanding.

The Folk Hall
95 High Street
BS20 6PR

October 2024

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