Talks and seminars

Children aged four and over wait the longest for an adoptive family. Is four really too old? Could you be an adopter or long term foster carer for an older child?

If you are thinking about providing children aged four and over with a loving home through adoption or long term fostering, come along and find out more!

We recognise that choosing to adopt is not a decision that can be made lightly or quickly.

Wednesday, 21 October, 2015 - 18:30 to 20:00

Join Milestones Trust to investigate the links between nutrition, growing and preparing food and health and social benefits.

Milestones Trust is a charity that supports people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and dementia, and we want to share our story of how food has changed the lives, in terms of health and happiness, of staff and service users.

We will hear from food specialist Francine Russell and dietitian Sharon Sexton, who will discuss the importance and enjoyment of good nutrition when cooking with people with long term conditions.

Tuesday, 13 October, 2015 - 14:00 to 15:30

Communications are vital to every charity’s work for a better world. Yet too often comms and marketing are seen as the icing on the cake: the nice-to-have optional extra that promotes the 'real' business of charities.

Attend this seminar and find out how you can make the case for why comms deserves strategic focus and investment.

Friday, 16 October, 2015 - 13:30 to 16:00

Bristol BME Voice and the Bristol Manifesto for Race Equality steering group invite you to a free event that will update on the Manifesto for Race Equality

Additionally you can find out what agencies are doing to improve employment and training opportunities for BME communities through positive action.

Join us for discussion, presentations, to share your ideas to help influence what’s happening, and to network, food will be provided following the event so it is essential to book.

Thursday 15th October 2015 , 2pm – 4.30pm

Thursday, 15 October, 2015 - 14:00 to 16:30

Come along and learn about how to:


*Say your NO clearly and be at peace with it

*Assert yourself with more confidence at work and play

*Set healthy personal boundaries and ask for what you really want in your romantic relationship(s) and encounters 


For more information please visit the website

Wednesday, 16 September, 2015 - 19:30 to 20:30

Carer and Boy

Ever thought about fostering? Or perhaps you're looking for a new vocation and want to find out more? Pop in any time between 9 - 5 on the 17th September at Barton Hill Settlement and talk to some of our fostering team face to face. We'll answer any questions you have and can give you more information about fostering with Action for Children.

Thursday, 17 September, 2015 - 09:00

Voscur, New Start and the New Economics Foundation (with support from the Festival of Ideas), invite you to this unique event to discuss how to support, develop and sustain community-led prosperity in our neighbourhoods.

Wednesday, 11 November, 2015 - 09:00 to 16:15

Unchosen is proud to announce the premiere of Unchosen’s Films Against Slavery at the Trinity Centre on Tuesday, 17 September from 18:00 to 19:30. People from all communities are invited to attend this free event to find out what slavery might look like in their area and what they can do about it. A film screening will be followed by a panel discussion with experts in the local anti-slavery field.

Thursday, 17 September, 2015 - 18:00 to 19:30

Our second Women Driving Social Change in Bristol Networking Session has finnaly arrived!


After the success of our first session last January, WDSC is back to bring female social entrepreneurs together in order to celebrate our successes in the community, share some valuable advice and create opportunities for potential collaboration among our organisations.

Monday, 13 July, 2015 - 18:00 to 19:45


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