August 2013: As a result the very successful and enjoyable wine tasting on the 31st August, some very generous donations and a Capital Grant from South Gloucestershire Council we have enough money to install the roundabout illustrated. We hope the work will be completed by mid November. Thanks to all who supported us and made this possible.
We have a committee in Doynton (Doynton Children's Committee) that helps to plan and arrange activities for the children of of the village. We would like to hear about any ideas or suggestions you may have so if you have 5 minutes can you please fill out this short survey. Thank you for your time.
May 2013: Doynton Children’s Committee are seeking to raise money (around £2000) to pay for a roundabout like the one below. We have currently applied for 3 grants and will let you know what happens. Further fundraising events may take place this year so look out for more news on the website.
In Doynton, established groups include:
South Beaufort Young Farmers
Open to anyone age 10 or over and meet weekly on Wednesdays in Doynton Village Hall. They offer a diverse range of activities for fun, fundraising and competition. See : http://www.gloucestershireyfc.co.uk/clubs.aspx
Holy Trinity Church , Doynton hosts a Youth Group "Tuesday Club" See : http://www.wickbenefice.net/message.php
Doynton is home to the Dyrham and Hinton Cricket Club, which runs youth teams from U11s upwards. http://www.dhcc.org.uk/
Activities in the surrounding area include:
Beavers and Cubs: There is a very active Cub group in Oldland: http://www.the54th.co.uk/index.html
For something more Creative:
Dance: The Karen Simmons School of Dance offers Ballet, Tap, Jazz and National Dancing from 2.5rs old + at Longwell Green.
Details can be found at: http://beehive.thisisbristol.com/default.asp?WCI=SiteHome&ID=14276&PageID=95407 or call Karen Simmons 0117 9329147
Its never too early to start if you fancy learning some street tricks how about the Egg Theatre's Younger Dance http://www.theatreroyal.org.uk/the-egg-club/younger/
Storytime offers an hour long session of educational creativity, music and fun for pre-school children. Website: http://www.kidzfun.biz/
Egg Theatre, Bath Runs drama based workshops from Pre school session to Young Peoples Theatre and has a great café for a relaxing cappuccino. http://www.theatreroyal.org.uk/the-egg
Bristol Ice Rink, run a range of Learn to Skate Programmes, Ice hockey and Ice karting. Its off ice facilities may feel dated but that does not seem to detract from the fun that's had on the ice. See: http://www.bristolicerink.com/bristol.php
There is a very active rugby scene in the area for children of all ages. Starting with Rugby Tots, the UK's first rugby specific play programme and run in conjunction with Bath Rugby club. http://www.rugbytots.co.uk/
The rich network of Rugby Clubs in the area have a very active Mini and Junior Rugby calendar, taking players from U7s through to seniors in a fun and safe environment. There are regular interclub tournaments which can lead to some local rivalry as currently Doynton boys and girls represent:
Walcot Rugby http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/walcotrugby
Cleeve Rugby http://www.cleverugby.co.uk
St Mary's Old Boys http://sites.google.com/site/smobrugby/Home
All are very welcoming to new members.