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Becoming a Friends Ageing Better member is free and you will be joining a community of older people in Bristol. You will be invited to local events including catch-up cafes, where you can find out about activities happening near you. As a member, you will also be eligible for discounts and rewards. Click here if you would like to become a FAB member. 

Please see the list below for current discounts and special events. 

Special Events and Discounts in Local Venues 

Bristol Old Vic - Heritage Tours

Bristol Old Vic Heritage Tours show you behind the scenes of this classes Bristol venue, with thei expert in-house guide who will take you back through the Theatre's 250-year-old history. These tours are free to FAB member and they happen quarterly. To find out about the next tour and how to book, please visit our Events and Activities page. 

Bristol Hippodrome - Matinee Club

Hippodrome offer discounted tickets for their matinee performances to Friends Ageing Better as part of their Matinee Club.  For more information about the current Matinee Club sessions, please email sarahwalker@theamabssadors.com or visit the Bristol Hippodrome Box Office. 

Next matinee dates: Annie (Wednesday 20th March), The Bodyguard (Wednesday 3rd April), Rock of the Ages (Wednesday 17th April)

Hippodrome also offers free backstage tours regularly. To find out about the next tour and how to book, please visit our Events and Activities page. 

Cafes and Local Shops

Bowl of Plenty - Colston Hall

10% off all food and drink, anytime, any day! Serving delicious, freshly made soups, bowl food, toasties, coffees and cakes. The cafe is on the ground floor of Colston Hall (BS1 5AR) and has disabled access and toilets. Click here to visit Bowl of Plenty's Facebook Page.

Redfield Pet Supplies - St George

10% off bird seeds, ready for spring! Redfield Pet Supplies store first opened in the early 1920's, selling products for all pets including cats, dogs, rats, birds, etc. Some of the products they sell include pet food, accessories, health and hygiene products, bedding, etc. Address: 212 Church Road, St George BS5 8AD

Boston Tea Party - Gloucester Road

Any cake and pot of tea for £3.99. Valid from 2pm Monday -Friday on production of a valid FAB membership card.Valid at Boston Tea Party Gloucester Road, (293 Gloucester Road, Bristol, BS7 8PE).  (Valid until 31/04/19)

Coffee Mine - Gloucester Road

Free tea with any purchase. Any coffee only £1.80. Offer available Mondays and Fridays.

Coffee Mine - 296 Gloucester Road, Bristol BS7 8PD (Click here to visit Coffee Mine Facebook Page)

Fresh and tasty coffee, hot chocolate, tea, tasty cakes, freshly made hot or cold sandwiches. Special - delicious Crepes (pancakes) sweet or savoury with different toppings. Waffles with ice-cream. Welcome, it is time to treat yourself. 

Barking Mad North Bristol

Barking Mad North Bristol arrange for our customers’ dogs to stay in a specially chosen host’s home when they go on holiday. 

We will offer FAB Members a 50% reduction on the Lifetime Registration Fee when they register their dog with Barking Mad North Bristol. This means it will only cost FAB members £20 instead of £40!

If you don't own a dog, you can also become a host. Love a dog and give it a great holiday in your home. We offer support 24/7 and transport the dog, bringing everything it needs, including a Pet Schedule so that you can keep the dog in its normal routine. It’s the next best thing to owning your own dog!