What’s On at the Bisley WI Village Hall

Here’s a round-up of various events, classes and meetings taking place at the Bisley WI Village Hall.  All of them are open to the public, although some may charge an entrance fee.  Check with the organiser for more details and keep an eye on our Bookings Calendar which will give you the latest information on last-minute cancellations or date changes.


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Bisley Panto 2024

Hazel, an incompetent fairy, tries her best to help the Pirate Captain’s daughter escape her destiny.  Will she succeed? It’s the Bisley panto – so who knows?  Tickets for ‘Twinkletoes’ are now on sale.  See the poster on our front page for details.


Every Wednesday during term time between 9.30 and 11.30 am.  A great opportunity for children to make new friends and have fun (and the same goes for parents and carers!).  Cost: £2.50 per session per child (or £3 per family) – includes healthy snacks and drinks (plus hot drinks and biscuits for grown-ups). More info: bisleybusybees@gmail.com or track the group down on Facebook.


  • Improve balance, coordination and flexibility
  • Deep relaxation and stress reduction
  • Improvement in core and overall strength
  • Less pain and stiffness – proved to aid chronic pain
  • Massive improvements in mobility and in turn anti-ageing

Classes run Saturday 9.30am

Call 07796 265578 or email vicky@joiyoga.co.uk to book your free taster session

A picture of Kate Bridgeman, who runs the Sweaty Mamas class on Fridays

Meet Kate Bridgeman, who runs the very popular Sweaty Mama and Sweaty Gym classes on Friday mornings.  Kate specialises in pre- and post-natal fitness training.  She believes passionately in helping women of all fitness levels to enjoy fun and effective workouts in a relaxed and safe environment.  She won the 2022 Red Kite Days Gloucestershire Award in the Ante/Post Natal category.  Her Sweaty Mama class is at 9.30am on Fridays; the Sweaty Gym class follows on at 10.30am.  You can read more about Sweaty Mama and Sweaty Gym here or contact Kate directly on katebridgeman@sweatymama.com.

Fridays at 9.30 am.  A fab, fun workout with your child. Enjoy exercise while you bond with your baby, toddler or pre-schooler. Sweaty Mama has music and movements you will both love.  Contact: katebridgeman@sweatymama.com.

Fridays at 10.30 am. A fun, varied and effective 30 minute session for all women!  Contact: katebridgeman@sweatymama.com.


The Bisley Local History Group

“The Tragic Severn Railway Bridge Disaster”.  A welcome return visit by Paul Barnett (“The Purton Wrecks”) who will be giving a dramatic account of the two tankers, which on the 25th Otober 1960 were travelling up the River Severn and crashed into the famous Severn and Wye railway bridge. 

Thursday 28 September at 7.30 pm.  Admission:  Members £2, Visitors £3.  For more info contact Ashley Dickenson 07899 878926.

Thursday 12 October at 7.30 pm:  Ashley Dickenson will talk about “Ashley’s Artefacts”.  Visitors welcome – admission: £3.  

More info:  janejoneswi@btinternet.com

Thursday 9 November at 7.30 pm:  AGM & Fun Evening.  Visitors welcome (Fun Evening only) – admission: £3.  

More info:  janejoneswi@btinternet.com

Wednesday 10 January at 7.30pm:  Parish Council meeting.  Members of the public are welcome to attend.  The agenda for each meeting includes time for them to ask questions and make comments.  Once this period is completed then the public may observe the remainder of the meeting but may not participate.  More info:  admin@bisley-with-lypiatt.gov.uk