Talks and seminars

Join Department of Sociology, City, University of London for a public webinar on Racism and COVID-19.

Tuesday, 30 June, 2020 - 16:00 to 18:30

Networking and learning opportunity for Volunteer Organisers, on the topic of recruiting refugees and asylum seekers as volunteers.

The Volunteer Organisers’ Forum are hosting a special online event to support Bristol Refugee Week 2020. You will hear from Caroline Broman, Mentoring Manager at Borderlands, about the work they do and top tips for recruiting refugees and asylum seekers as volunteers. You can also find out more about how Bristol aims to become a City of Sanctuary and they ways in which the two universities are supporting that to happen.

Wednesday, 17 June, 2020 - 10:00 to 13:00


Dr Maggie Brennan University of Plymouth


Thursday, 23 April, 2020 - 17:00 to 19:00

Stonewater is hosting a symposium exploring Domestic Abuse, Diversity and Housing on Wednesday the 25th of March.

This event is for people who share our passion to come together to explore how we can better support those affected by domestic abuse in our communities. As we know domestic abuse doesn’t discriminate we will be exploring the issues through a diversity lens. We want to hear your thoughts and ideas and to build partnerships that make a difference to people’s lives.

Wednesday, 25 March, 2020 - 13:30 to 16:30

At the seminar, Will Hanford and Daniel Delaney of the National Trust will provide an overview of the charity’s green strategy, after which Stuart Cleak, Anna Phillips and Suzanne Walford, from Foot Anstey’s energy, charities and planning teams will provide an overview of the current energy market and discuss the opportunities this could present for charities. They will also look at particular planning considerations for Listed Buildings and deployment of technologies.

Thursday, 5 March, 2020 - 09:30


Sue Mountstevens

Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and Somerset


Thursday, 12 March, 2020 - 17:00 to 19:00


Penelope Gibbs │ Director │Transform Justice


Philippa Budgen │ Independent Consultant


Tuesday, 25 February, 2020 - 17:00 to 19:00

Join us for the launch of our 'Age Proud Bristol' awareness campaign, encouraging people to take pride in their age.

About this Event

On 24th January Bristol Ageing Better (BAB) will be launching a three month awareness campaign called, 'Age Proud Bristol' which will challenge negative perceptions of later life and encourage everyone over 50 to feel Age Proud.

We will be showcasing some of the campaign materials and encouraging attendees to consider what they can do to become less ageist and more age-friendly.

Friday, 24 January, 2020 - 10:00 to 13:00

Invitation to an evening of guests speakers with Q & A 

Refreshments on sale English and Arabic tea, coffee and cakes.

Disabled access.




Wednesday, 26 February, 2020 - 19:30 to 21:00

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 Services Manager, Healthy Living Consortium Bristol)

More panelists to be confirmed.

16:00-17:00 - Refreshments and Professional Networking (The Hub Café)
17:00-18:30 - Panel Discussion (1H039)

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


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