Upcoming Events

January 2020

Celebration Event on Troopers Hill

Saturday, 25 January, 2020 -
14:00 to 16:00

Help us to celebrate the completion of the National Lottery Heritage Fund elements of our Ways to Nature Project.

This event will be held near the entrance from Troopers Hill Road where our new fungi intepretation board has been installed.

• We will have displays and information...

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Energy Champions design workshop

Wednesday, 29 January, 2020 -
18:30 to 20:30

BEN invites you to join organisations and community activists and be part of a design workshop for energy champions to co-create a programme to deliver the city's No More Cold Homes and Net Zero 2030 carbon targets. We’ll be exploring the training needs of champions and organisations so that...

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Challenges for BAME Communities in Accessing Health Services

Thursday, 30 January, 2020 -
16:00 to 18:30

A panel discussion exploring the challenges for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities in accessing health services.

Dr. Habib Naqvi (Chair) Policy Lead for NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard, UWE Bristol alum
Monira Chowdhury (Community Access Support...

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Voscur AGM & Social Impact Awards 2019-20

Thursday, 30 January, 2020 -
16:00 to 20:00

Voscur's popular AGM and Social Impact Awards are back for 2019-20, at the Great Eastern Hall of Brunel's SS Great Britain.

This event will offer the opportunity to network with key activists from across the VCSE sector, as well as with...

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February 2020

Conservation Work Party on Troopers Hill

Saturday, 1 February, 2020 -
10:00 to 12:00

Have fun and get fit helping us maintain Troopers Hill at our 2 hour Work Party.  Afterwards join us for a chat over coffee or tea and biscuits. We supply gloves and tools but please wear long sleeves and suitable footwear.

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The GCS Open Day

Saturday, 1 February, 2020 -
10:00 to 13:00

Are you interested in:

  • Training to be a...
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Being an Even Better Board Member

Tuesday, 4 February, 2020 -
18:00 to 20:30

Looking at the range of responsibilities Board Members have in an organisation and building on the Being a Good Board member session, this course focusses beyond legal obligations and into best practice. Topics include resolving conflicts and working strategically...

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Setting up as a CIC

Wednesday, 5 February, 2020 -
12:30 to 14:00

Becoming a Community Interest Company (CIC) is an exciting step forward for groups or organisations that want to be a business and have social impact. However, you will need to think about some key issues first, to make sure you're doing the right thing for you and your social enterprise.

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Basic Bid Writing

Tuesday, 11 February, 2020 -
10:00 to 13:00

The course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to write a small funding application.

What is the course about?

It can be hard to get funding for your group, and even small bids present a challenge if you aren’t sure of the right approach. This...

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Act Now! - becoming Carbon Neutral by 2030

Wednesday, 12 February, 2020 -
10:00 to 13:00

Bristol has declared a Climate Crisis and has committed to being carbon neutral by 2030. This will mean everyone in Bristol making a change and not continuing with ‘Business as Usual’.

This course will enable...

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