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Upcoming Events

We are a very active division with lots of trips, events and camps happening across the year. Check back here for more information on upcoming events for our members!!

To make it easier to see what events are suitable for which sections the following key is being used.

Rainbows –  Brownies –  Guides –  and Rangers/YL’s – 

For more information about the events, please click on the events logo.

Upcoming Events 

Saturday 8th – Sunday 9th February 2020

Cotswold Marathon

The Cotswold Marathon is a winter night hike for members of Scouting and Girlguiding and  starting  in Gloucester and over the Cotswold Hills. The route will take you over hills, across fields, along country paths and lanes.

       
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Saturday 8th – Sunday 9th February 2020

Sparkle and Ice * 

Sparkle and Ice is our extreme winter camp for Guides and Rangers. Test your camping skills in near-freezing temperatures, then warm up with marshmallow-toasting, abseiling, assault courses and more.

Venues: Waddow Hall, Foxlease and Blackland Farm

       
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Saturday 22nd February 2020

Division Thinking Day Event

 

Come and celebrate World Thinking Day and 110 years of Girlguiding with other members of Kingswood North Division.

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Saturday 7th March

Mad Science Day *

Mad about science? This hands on day of experiments is seriously mind popping and followed by fun adventures.

Venue: Waddow Hall

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Sunday 8th March 2020

International Women’s Day* 

 

Take pride in women, girls and guiding on this important day in our calendar

Venue: Foxlease and Waddow Hall

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Sunday  14th March 2020

The annual competition hosted by members of UoBGAS and SAGUWE for guides and scouts that no-one can spell!

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Date to be confirmed – March 2020

An annual night navigation hike competition for explorers, rangers and network members.

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Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd March 2020

Legoland Weekend & Sleepover **

Join members from the South West England take over Legoland Windsor for another fun fiilled weekend with Youth Fundays.

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Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd March 2020

Guide Adventure Getaway

From shooting arrows to shooting a hoop on a trampoline, you’ll find new friends at our fun getaway.

Venue: Blackland Farm

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Saturday 21st March 2020

It’s a Guiding Knockout: Brownie Style *

Join us for madness, mayhem and merriment at the silliest of days out

Venue: Foxlease

 

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Sunday 22nd March 2020

It’s a Guiding Knockout: Guide Style *

How wacky is your unit? Test how silly you can be at this unforgettable funfest!

Venue: Foxlease

  

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Sunday  29th March 2020

 

Have your guides got what it takes to survive the aftermath of an Earthquake? Find out at the annual Be Prepared Resilience Day!

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Saturday 4th April 2020

Bushcraft Bonanza *

Light a fire. Cook outdoors. Build a shelter. Whittle wood. Make friends around the campfire. It’s fun outside.

Venue: Waddow Hall

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Saturday 4th April 2020

Scatter and Splatter *

Plant seeds, bake cakes, make crafts and have a great adventure!

Venue: Waddow Hall

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Saturday 4th April 2020

Forest Explorers *

Trees, treks and trails! Explore nature’s wonders while doing fun things like archery and crafts.

Venue: Blackland Farm

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Sunday 5th April 2020

Fire Up Your Bushcraft *

Lean to light a fire. Cook outdoors. Build a Shelter. Make friends around the campfire!

Venue: Blackland Farm

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Saturday 11th April 2020

Flash Bang Boom *

Mix it up with cool experiments and discover mind – blowing facts while having adventures.

Venue: Foxlease

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Saturday 11th April – Sunday 12th April 2020

Extreme Survival*

Can you cook? Live outdoors? You will after this boredom -busting challenge!

Venue: Foxlease

 

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Friday 24th  April – Sunday 26th April 2020

Twisted Tech*

Whether you’re interested in the environment, world-changing science, movie special effects or the role of technology in everyday life, we’ve something for everyone at our brand new event.

Venue: Foxlease

 

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Friday 8th – Sunday 10th May 2020

Brownies and Guides Adventure Camp *

Pitch up and camp in our tented village for the whole weekend, with action packed adventures guaranteed.

Venue: Waddow Hall

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Saturday 9th May 2020

Rainbows Adventure Day *

Get ready for action! For kids who like bows and arrows, jumping, tunneling and being a-maze-ing.

Venue: Blackland Farm

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Saturday 9th May – Sunday 10th May 2020

Rainbow Adventure Camp  *

Not ready to go yet? Camp another day and enjoy mouth watering extras and action filled adventure. (An add on to the Rainbows Adventure Day)

Venue: Blackland Farm

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Sunday 10th May 2020

Brownies  Adventure Day *

Wobble on a tower of crates. Fire off arrows. Jump in the air and score in a fun packed day of adventure.

Venue: Blackland Farm

 

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Friday 13th – Sunday 15th May 2020

West End Magic*

Get a kick out of drama and dance at these cool workshops and show off your moves in a West End style production.

Venue: Foxlease

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Saturday 16th May 2020 

Guides Adventure Day *

Join us for a day of ‘crate’ expectations. Learn to top our wobbly tower and excel at other challenges.

Venue: Blackland Farm

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Saturday 16th May 2020

Water Safety Day *

Get water-wise and learn to stay safe in ponds, lakes, pools, the seaside – even the bathtub.

Venue: Waddow Hall

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Friday 22nd May – Monday 25th May 2020 

Avon Jamboree 

The Avon Jamboree is back and once again Girlguiding Bristol & South Gloucestershire have been invited along!

The Full Jamboree Experience Friday 22nd – Monday 25th May

  

 

Day Visitors Saturday 23rd or Sunday 24th May

 

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Saturday 13th June and Sunday 14th June 2020

An action packed carnival themed Fundays activity day. Try over 100 activities, including lots of creative and adventurous opportunities and some carnival surprises!

 

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Saturday 13th June – Sunday 14th June 2020

Magic and Mayhem *

A Big Top adventure with the option of an overnight stay.

Venue: Blackland Farm; Foxlease; Waddow Hall

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Friday  19th – Sunday 21st June 2020

Strategy is a fun filled challenge weekend for Scouts and Guides (10-14)
30 bases over spread over 3000 acres, have you got a winning Strategy?

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Saturday 20th June 2020

Brownies and Guides Adventure Day *

Wobble on a tower of crates, zip through the air and shoot arrows in a fun packed day of adventure.

Venue: Waddow Hall

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Friday 26th – Sunday 28th June 2020

Evolution is a weekend for Scouts and Guides (14+) with one epic challenge
It’s a route of 12 – 20 miles with a surprise or two thrown in along the way

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Friday 26th – Sunday 28th June 2020

Relax and Revive *

Hot tubs, adventure, pampering. Bliss! Reward yourself after all those exams with a weekend that dispels stress and reactivates your energy.

Venue: Waddow Hall

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Friday 26th – Sunday 28th June 2020

I’m a Guide – GET ME OUT OF HERE! *

Could you be crowned Queen of the Waddow jungle? Find out at this high energy weekend of fiendish challenges.

Venue: Waddow Hall

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Saturday 4th July 2020

Make a Splash *

Pull together for a fun day of canoeing and swimming, with tips on keeping you safe while you splash.

Venue: Blackland Farm

 

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Sunday 5th  July 2020

Splish, Splash, Splosh * 

Have a splashing good time kayaking and swimming while learning to keep safe in the water.

Venue: Blackland Farm

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July 2020 – Date to be confirmed 

Gilwell 24

24 hours of uninterrupted action for explorers and rangers looking for a high-octane experience.

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Friday 10th – Sunday 12th July 2020

Wimbleball * *

A weekend of water sports and onshore activities for guides and rangers.

 

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Saturday 18th July

Rainbows and Brownies Adventure Day *

Shoot arrows, crawl through caves, balance obstacles and make friends in this fun filled day of adventure.

Venue: Waddow Hall

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Friday 24th – Sunday 26th July 2020

I’m a Brownie – GET ME OUT OF HERE! *

Could you be crowned Queen of the Waddow jungle? Find out at this high energy weekend of fab, fun challenges.

Venue: Waddow Hall

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Saturday  25th  July 2020

Guides Beach Party *

Head out for a day on Foxlease beach. Relax with a mocktail while getting a kick out of traditional beach games.

Venue: Foxlease

 

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Saturday  25th July – Saturday 1st August 2020

Join over 6,000 guides and scouts at Windsor Great park for a week of  modern and traditional Guiding and Scouting to create an exciting international jamboree.

 

Mid week WINGS Tuesday 28th July, Wednesday 29th July and Thursday 30th July allows rainbows and brownies to join in the jamboree fun.

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Sunday 26th July 2020

Brownies Beach Party *

Beat the heat (here’s hoping!) and relax on fabulous Foxlease beach. Run, slide and leap at our fun beach games.

Venue: Foxlease

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 Saturday 1st August – Saturday 8th August 2020

EIJ2020 is coming! We will be returning from 1st to 8th of August 2020 for another unforgettable seven days and nights, bringing scouts and guides together from across the UK and around the world.

 

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Saturday 8th – Sunday 9th August 2020

Guide Adventure Getaway. *

Are you a thrill-seeker? Have fun and meet new friends on our activity filled getaway.

Venue: Blackland Farm

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Saturday 15th August 2020

I’m a Rainbow – GET ME OUT OF HERE! *

Calling our youngest members! You won’t miss out on the ‘Get Me Out of Here!’ fun at this special day designed just for you.

Venue: Waddow Hall

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Sunday 16th August 2020

Catch Us If You can *

Here’s your mission: find 15 caches and a load of treasure while having all out fun. A doddle!

Venue: Blackland Farm

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Friday 28th August – Monday 31st August 2020

Wellies and Wristbands*

Music, adventure and fun – all in one weekend.

Venue: Foxlease and Waddow Hall

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May 2021 

Bristol Monopoly Run

Heading back to Bristol City centre, the giant game of monopoly for guides, scouts, rangers and explorers. Have you got what it takes to visit the board in the allocated time? Join us to find out!

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Saturday 31st July – Saturday 7th August 2021

Over 6,000 Scouts and Guides from around the world will escend on Lincolnshire for a week of fun, friendship and adventure they’ll never forget.

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Sunday 1st August –  Sunday 8th August 2021

Kernow Jamboree

More info soon !

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Summer 2022

Jurassic International Jamboree 

More info soon!

 

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*  Indicates an event ran nationally by Girlguiding at one of the 3 girlguiding training centres or ICANDO. Please visit here for more information or to download the Adventure Made Easy brochure. 

** Indicates an event ran by Girlguiding South West England – leaders please sign up to the SWE region newsletter for more information.