Creative Sustainability Community Hubs

Find a Warm Space Near You

Arlingham | Berkeley | Bisley | Brimscombe | Cam | Cainscross | Cashes Green | Chalford | Dursley | Eastcombe | Kings Stanley | Leonard Stanley | Nailsworth | Painswick | Randwick | Rodborough | Ruscombe and Whiteshill | Stonehouse | Stroud | Wotton

Arlingham

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Arlingham Victory Hall, High Street, Arlingham, GL2 7JN

Contact: Marc – arlinghamvhbookings@gmail.com / arlinghamvillagehall.com

1st Tuesday each month – 11:00 – 14:00 – Community lunch warm space and good food

Berkeley

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Berkeley Community Library, School lane, Berkeley, GL13 9DQ 

Mondays only from 5th December.  Warm space, with games, puzzles and films showing.

Contact: Hannah Ashford on 01453 810 520 / berkeleybooks.co.uk

Monday – 10:00–16:00 – Library open as a warm space

Tuesday – 10:00–18:00 – Library open as a warm space

Friday – 10:00–16:00 – Library open as a warm space

Saturday – 10:00–12:00 – Library open as a warm space

Bisley

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Bisley WI Village Hall, Manor St, Bisley, Stroud, GL6 7AX

Contact: 01452 770 878 / cllr.martin.brown@stroud.gov.uk  

Tuesday – 13:30-16:30 – Hot drinks & food, WIFI, kids toys, games and activities.

Brimscombe

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Stroud Brewery, London Road, Brimscombe, GL5 2SB                     Accessible toilet

Contact: events@stroudbrewery.co.uk / stroudbrewery.co.uk

Open to use as a public living room weekday daytime. Sofas, laptops space for workers, free wifi and sockets.

Wheelchair access, accessible toilet, nappy changing table, play corner with some books and toys too.

Free or cheap social activities: board games nights, knit and natter, singles night, £3 quiz.

Cam

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GL11 Community Hub, Fairmead, Cam, GL11 5JS

Contact: 01453 548 530 / office@gl11.org.uk / gl11.org.uk

Weekdays – 10:00-19:00 – Our Café is open as a warm space every day. Cost of Living Support every Wednesday: a warm space with £1 hot food all day, alongside support services, such as the food bank, debt, benefit or housing advice, employment support, digital access and wellbeing services.

3C Community Church, Upper Cam, Church Rd, GL11 5PG             Accessible toilet

Contact: 07511 276 536 / phil@3Ccommunitychurch.org

Sunday – 13:00-16:00 – Hot drinks & food, WIFI, phone charging, magazines, kids toys, games and activities, baby changing facilities – more support & provision being added.

St George’s Church, Cam, GL11 5PQ 

Contact: stgeorge@camandstinchcombe.org.uk / facebook.com/StGeorgeCam  

Thursday – 10:00-12:00 – Hot drinks, delicious cakes, craft and children’s play area. Charging for phones and baby changing facilities. From 2023 lunches until 2pm for £1.

Cainscross

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St Matthew’s Church Hall, Church Road, Cainscross, GL5 4JE        Accessible toilet

Warm space and hot drinks. Free Wifi, charging facilities.

Saturday – 12:00-17:00

Cashes Green

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Cashes Green Community Centre, 1-3 Queen’s Drive, Cashes Green, Stroud, GL5 4NR

Contact: 07917 610 367 / Hello@cashesgreen.org.uk / cashesgreen.org.uk

Thursday – 10:00-12:00 – Cakes, hot drinks and a warm welcome.

Friday – 14:00-17:00 – Delicious hot meals, tea and coffee. Eat-in/takeaway. Pay as you can.

Chalford

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Frith Youth Centre, Brownshill, Chalford, GL6 8AF

Contact: 01453 887 204 / christine@chalford-glos.gov.uk

Friday – 12:00-14:00 – Drinks and a simple meal provided e.g. soup or jacket potato.

Dursley

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Dursley Community Centre, Rednock Drive, Dursley, GL11 4BX

Contact: president@dursley.rotary1100.org / dursley.rotary1100.org

Saturday – 11:30-16.00 – Hot Drinks, toast, soup. Wifi, Newspapers, Games and Toys.

The Chantry Centre, 34/36 Long Street, Dursley GL11 4EB             Accessible toilet

Contact: info@chantrycentre.org / chantrycentre.org

Thursday – 10:00-19:00 – Hot drinks, light lunches, soft play, film, magazines, wifi, garden.

Dursley Methodist Church, Castle Street, Dursley, GL11 4BS        Accessible toilet

Contact: 01453 548724

Friday – 10.00-16.00 – Hot drinks and cakes all day. Free wifi, charging facilities, magazines, newspapers, activities including monthly film afternoons.

Friday – 12.00-14.00 -Soup and dessert £1

Friday – 14.00 – Take-away filled rolls in the afternoon.

Kingshill House, Kingshill Lane, Dursley, GL11 4BZ            Accessible toilet

Contact: admin@kingshillhouse.org.uk

Monday – 10:00-14:00 – Hot Drinks, Toast, Wifi, Magazines, Books, Quiet Room.

Dursley Tabernacle, Parsonage Street, Dursley, GL11 4EA             Accessible toilet

Contact: 01453 542 344 / dursleytab.org.uk

Wednesday – 10:00-13:00 – Tab Family Café

Wednesday – 13:00-16:00 – Refreshments through the afternoon

Wednesday – 16:00 – Hot food served

Eastcombe

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The Lamb Inn, Eastcombe, GL6 7DN

Contact: 01452 770 223

Tuesday – 14:00-15:00 – Free. Soup, hot drinks, books and magazines.

King’s Stanley

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King’s Stanley Village Hall, Marling Close, GL10 3PN

Contact: Carmel (KS Clerk) – 07498 066 697 / kspcclerk@gmail.com

Monday – 9:30-11:00 – You can enjoy a cup of soup & roll or tea/coffee and biscuits

Leonard Stanley

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St Swithun’s Church, Leonard Stanley, GL10 3NU

Contact: Irena (Parish Clerk) – 01453 822 287 / clerk@leonardstanley-pc.gov.uk

Wednesday – 11:00-13:00 – Hot drinks and chat

Nailsworth

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Nailsworth Youth Club, Northfield Road, Nailsworth GL6 0LZ

Contact: 01453 833 212 / youth.club@nailsworthtowncouncil.gov.uk / nailsworthyouthclub.co.uk

Free sessions from November to February

Tuesday – 19:00-21:00 – Seniors, 13+ years

Wednesday – 17:30-19:00 – Juniors, 8-11 years

Thursday – 18:00-20:00 – Inters, 11-13 years

Nailsworth Library, Old Market, Nailsworth GL6 0DU

Contact: 01453 832 747 / nailsworthlibrary@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Free hot drink and book during usual opening hours.  Magazines, PCs and free Wi-Fi

Monday – 10:00-13:00 & 14:00-17:00

Tuesday – 10:00-13:00

Wednesday – 10:00-13:00 & 14:00-17:00

Thursday – 10:00-13:00

Friday – 10:00-13:00 & 14:00-18:00

Saturday – 10:00-13:00

Christchurch Nailsworth, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth GL6 0DQ

Contact: 07956 657 759 / esther@nailsworthchristchurch.org.uk / nailsworthchristchurch.org.uk  

A range of activities, hot drinks and free Wi-Fi

Monday – 10:00-12:00 – General opening

Wednesday – 10:00-13:30 – Renew café are offering light lunches for all

Friday – 14:00-16:00 – General opening

St Georges Parish Rooms, Nailsworth, GL6 0QS

Contact: 01453 836 536 / thenailsworthbenefice.co.uk

Tuesday – 09:30-11:30 – welcoming those with children under 5

1st Thursday – 11:00 -13:00 – hot lunches for all

4th Saturday – 10:30-12:00 – Hot drinks and snacks

Arkell Community Centre, Nympsfield Rd, Nailsworth, Stroud GL6 0BG

Contact: 01453 833 592 / adminassistant@nailsworthtowncouncil.gov.uk / arkellcommunitycentre.org.uk

Thursday – 15:45-17:00 – Youth Club Café, toasties, drinks and free Wi-Fi to those age 11+

1st Monday – 8:30-10:00 – Forest Green Food project – Friendly chats, hot drinks, cakes and non-perishable food items all available free of charge.

The Forest Green Food Project and Cafe, Nailsworth, Stroud, GL6 0ET

Drop in café and food pantry every Monday 8.30am – 1pm

both are open to all, the cafe is ‘Pay As You Feel’ and offers breakfast, warm drinks, snacks arts & crafts.

Contact: cathy.iddles@fgr.co.uk

Painswick

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Painswick Town Hall, GL6 6UN

Monday – 12:00-13:15 – Community lunches run by different community groups, suggested £4.

Wednesday – 10:30-12:30 – Hot drinks

Friday – 10:30-12:30 – Hot drinks and cake (donation only)

Community Library (run by volunteers)

Monday – 14:30-17:30

Wednesday – 10:00-13:00

Friday – 10:00-13:00

Saturday – 14:30-17:30

Randwick

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Randwick Village Hall, Chapel Fields, Randwick, GL6 6HS

Contact: tomo_randwick@hotmail.com

Tuesday – 11:00-14:00 – Free hot drinks, soup and a roll. Table games, children’s toys on request. Baby change. Disabled parking & facilities. Dog friendly.

Rodborough

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Coffee Pot, The Old Endowed School, Church Place, Rodborough, GL5 3NF

Wednesday – 10:00-12:00 – Community Cafe with cakes and hot drinks

Wednesday – 13:00-15:30 – Warm Space with pay as you feel soup lunch and themed activities

(1st Weds – Remembering Rodborough, 2nd Weds – Games, 3rd Weds – Needlecrafts, – 4th Weds, Arts & Crafts).

Rodborough Community Cafe, Rugby Club, Dudbridge Hill, GL5 3HS

Thursday – 13:00-15:00 – Hot drinks and cakes, pay as you feel.

Free Wifi, free parking and accessible space

Rodborough Tabernacle United Reformed Church, Tabernacle Walk, Rodborough, Stroud. GL5 3UJ

open Tuesdays, 13:00-15:00 – soup or warm drinks, activities, a warm welcome. Accessible Toilet and Internet Access Available

Contact: secretary@rodboroughtab.org.uk 01453 763984

Ruscombe and Whiteshill

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Ruscombe and Whiteshill Community shop, Lower street, Whiteshill, GL6 6AN  Accessible toilet

Contact: 01453 753 247 / wrvscafe@gmail.com / facebook.com/whiteshillvillageshop

Free wifi, hot drinks, breakfasts, toasted sandwiches, snacks (pasties, sausage rolls etc), homemade soups & cakes at affordable prices.

Monday-Friday – 09:00-17:00

Saturday – 09:00-13:00

Sunday – 09:00-11:00

First Tuesday – “Young at Heart” club for older ladies

Stonehouse

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All Pulling Together Community Hub, 1, Park Parade, Stonehouse, GL10 2DB

Contact: aptstonehouse.org

Monday – 09:30-11:30 – Food pantry

Monday – 12:00-15:00 – Hot food and drinks and a book swap.

Tuesday – 10:00-12:00 – GL Communities debt advisor

Thursday – 10:00-12:00 – P3 Charity for housing and benefits

Thursday – 12:30-14:30 – Food pantry

Thursday – 13:00-15:00 – Citizens Advice

Baptist church, Gloucester Road, Stonehouse, GL10 2HE

Contact:

Thursday – 10:00-17:00 – Hot drinks and food available.  Activities that people can participate in.

Bethel Church, 28 Bath road, Stonehouse, GL10 2JA 

Contact: 07368 820 195 

Tuesday – 12:30-16:30 – Soup and a roll, hot drinks and biscuits. Newspapers, magazines, jigsaws and children’s play area. 

The Fig Tree, 26 High Street, Stonehouse, GL10 2NA

Contact: figtreestonehouse@yahoo.com / stonehousefigtree.org

Hot drinks and biscuits are available at all sessions

Monday – 10:00-11:00 – Oasis, quiet space to listen to music and relax

Tuesday – 10:00-12:00 – Meeting Place, Language Support and want to make new friends

Wednesday – 14:00-16:00 – Musical activities for the very young

Thursday – 10:00-12:00 – Toddlers

Thursday – 13:00-15:00 – Babies, for those with a new baby – a chance to meet other new parents

Friday – 10:00-12:00 – Crafts, suitable for pre-school children.

Friday – 15:30-16:40 – Toys & games for children, chat with other parents [Term-time]

Saturday – 10:00-12:00 – Dads and Children

Methodist church, Park Rd, Stonehouse GL10 2DW

Thursday – 12:00-15:00 – Free tea, coffee, toast and soup. Come for the company, the chat, a place to stay warm.

Stonehouse Library, Town Hall, High Street, Stonehouse, GL10 2NG 

Contact: 01452 583 737 / stonehouselibrary@gloucestershire.gov.uk  

Warm, dry buildings with spaces to sit and keep warm. Free access to the internet and wi-fi. Places to charge your devices. Signposting to advice and support. Free activities such as homework. Provision of hot drinks.

Monday – 10:00-13:00

Wednesday AM – 10:00-13:00

Wednesday PM – 14:00-17:00

Stroud 

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The Salvation Army, 27 Acre St, Stroud GL5 1DR Accessible toilet

Tuesdays – 17:30-19:30. Free food and hot drinks, board games. Free Wi-Fi, Phone Charging facilities

Stroud Christian Fellowship, The Cross, Parliament Street, Stroud  GL5 2HL          (above the launderette, opposite the Police Station)

Contact: 07976 357 517 / office@stroudcf.org / stroudcf.org

Thursday – 12:00-15:30. Free Wi-Fi, Phone Charging facilities, Hot Drinks, Children’s toys

Trinity Rooms Community Hub, Field Road, Stroud, GL5 2HZ       Accessible toilet

Contact: stroudtrinityrooms.org

Friday – 09:00-16:30. Warm space: phone charging, hot drinks, signposting materials, Wifi, dog friendly, children’s toys, newspapers, books/magazines, activities.

Friday – 12:00-14:00. Pay as you can community lunch from 12-2pm.

The Museum in the Park, Stratford Road, Stroud, GL5 4AF

Contact: museuminthepark.org.uk

Free parking in Leisure Centre car park. Accessible parking outside the Museum (call 01453 763394).

Wednesday – 11:30-15:30 – Warm space with local history slideshows on repeat. Free hot drinks and biscuits. Pay as you can. Free wifi and phone charging.

Paganhill Community Group, The Octagon, Farmhill Ln, Stroud, GL5 4BX

Contact: Laurie – 07828 168 857 / paganhill.org.uk

Monday – 12:00-2:00 – Bingo

Tuesday – 15:30-17:30 – After school and lego club

Wednesday – 13:00-17:00 – Community cafe, Food Hub and after school crafts

Saturday – 14:00-16:00 Social

Creative Sustainability CIC, Fromehall Mill, Lodgemore Lane, Rodborough, GL5 3JH

Contact: Nick – 07380 198 146 / nick@cscic.org

Friday – 10:00-14:00 – Hot drinks & food, phone charging, wifi, help with digital and online

Stroud Goddess Temple, 50 London road, Stroud, GL5 2AD Accessible toilet 

Contact: facebook.com/GoddessTempleStroud   

Monday-Saturday – 11:00-14:00 – Hot drinks and biscuits, phone charging. Visitors are welcome to light a candle, enjoy our community library, meditate or take a nap with a blanket. Visitors are very welcome of any background or belief

Wednesday – 10:00-13:00

Stroud library, Lansdown Road, Stroud, GL5 1BB Accessible toilet

Contact: gloucestershire.gov.uk/libraries/warm-and-welcome

  • Warm, dry buildings with spaces to sit and keep warm
  • Free access to the internet and wi-fi
  • Places to charge your devices
  • Signposting to advice and support
  • Free activities – homework help, knit & natter, library clubs
  • Distribution or collection hubs for food, clothing etc
  • Provision of hot drinks where this is possible

Monday – 09:30-18:30

Tuesday – 09:30-17:00

Wednesday – 09:30-17:00

Thursday – 09:30-17:00

Friday – 09:30-18:30

Saturday – 09:30-16:00

EngageD Now, All Saints Centre, Upper Springfield Road, Stroud, GL5 1TF

Contact: 01453 7599388 / engagednowinstroud@gmail.com / @EngageDStroud

Soup and roll, hot drinks. Interactive and stimulating conversation, talks and craft projects. Carer friendly, dementia friendly.

Wednesday – 12:00-14:30

St. Albans Church, Parliament St. Stroud

Saturday – 12:30-15:00 – Free toasted sandwiches, drinks, cakes and fruit.
Accessible toilet, no wi-fi. Dogs allowed in outside spaces.

Marah drop-in at the Scout Hut, Chapel Street, Stroud, GL5 1DU

Mon, Wed, Fri – 12:30-15:00 – FREE hot meal, drinks, cakes and fruit
No wi-fi, no accessible toilet. Dogs allowed in outside areas only.

Wotton

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Wotton Baptist Church, The Rope Walk, Wotton-under-Edge, GL12 7AA

Contact: 01453 844726 / admin@wottonbaptist.org.uk / wottonbaptist.org.uk

Anyone is welcome to pop in anytime the church is open, the office is manned Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings.
We have regular activities at the following times:
Tuesdays 9:30-12 Art Group including tea/coffee
Thursdays 10-1130 Little Fishes toddler group
Sundays 12-1 tea/coffee following our morning service at 10:30 (no need to come to service)
Sundays term-time 630-8pm Pulse youth group (years 6-9)

Accessible Toilet, Wifi and Hot Shower Available

The Keepers Community Hub, Symn Lane, Wotton-under-Edge, GL12 7BQ

Contact: 07585 466418 / thekeeperscommunityhub@gmail.com / www.thekeepers.org.uk

Community freezer, food store and garden. Weekly activities, group and skills sessions, visiting professionals and signposting

Mon/Tue/Thurs – 9:00-16:00
Wed/Fri – 9:00 – 13:00

Tuesday – 12:30 Lunch
Wednesday – 10:00-12:00 Community Café

Wotton United Church, Bradley Street, Wotton-under-Edge, GL12 7AR                  Accessible toilet & lift

Contact: web@wottonunitedchurch.org.uk / wottonunitedchurch.org.uk

Wednesday – 12:30-14:30 – A simple lunch (soup, toast, baked potato). Baby-changing, no wifi

Wednesday – 14:30 – Tea/coffee and cake

Wotton Library, Ludgate Hill, Wotton-under-Ed

Contact: 01453 842115 / wottonunderedgelibrary@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Tea/coffee, WiFi and disabled access.

Tuesday – 10:00-13:00 & 14:00-18:00
Wednesday – 10:00-13:00 & 14:00-17:00
Friday – 10:00-13:00 & 14:00-17:00