The Hive Avon

The Hive Avon works with people with learning disabilities and autism, their parents and carers across Bristol, South Gloucestershire and surrounding areas.

The Hive provides; a social drop-in club, discos, arts and crafts, dance and music sessions, an advocacy service and training and education activities.

The drop-in centre, runs at 322 Two Mile Hill Road, Kingswood, BS15 1AJ. The drop-in is open:

  • Monday: 12:30pm-4pm
  • Tuesday: 12:30pm-4pm
  • Wednesday: 12:30pm-4pm, 7pm-9pm
  • Friday: 10am-4pm
  • Saturday: 10am-4pm

Pottery: Monday 10:30am-12pm, £6, booking required

Music: Tuesday 10:30am-12pm, £6, spaces available

Drama: Wednesday 10:30am-12pm, £6, spaces available

Discos: last Tuesday of the month, 7pm-9pm, £5, no booking required

Hive Hangout: second Monday of the month, 7pm-9pm, cost varies £3-£6 depending on whether their is food provided, no booking required

We run various training sessions throughout the year, ranging from BuILT (Building Independent Lives Together), independent living and money skills training, to a relationships and sexual health course. There can be other support groups and training available – see website for details:

Office Hours: Monday-Friday: 9am-4pm

The Hive is now running an independent living project working to help people with learning disabilities lead more independent lives. There will be support groups, training events and advocacy services available.

Please click here for details of events and activities.

Volunteers can get in touch here:

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Service details

  • Alternative names: The Hive
  • Areas served: Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Bath and North East Somerset
  • Is there a cost for these services? yes
  • Cost information: £6 per session (morning or afternoon) attended for the drop-in. Refreshments may also be purchased.
  • How can people access this service? Self referral
Updated: within the last six months.
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This organisation provides support around

Learning Difficulties Support

Age groups

All Ages

User groups

Disabled People


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Bristol Kingswood South Gloucestershire