Talks and seminars

A free public talk by Dr Suzanne Audrey, University of Bristol, and Jayne Mills, Bristol City Council, who argue that walking is transport and address a series of related issues. Is walking neglected in comparison with other forms of transport? Should Bristol be a 'walking city'? How do walkers compare with cyclists, car drivers and public transport users in Bristol? Why and how should we promote walking? 

Speakers Dr Suzanne Audrey, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol and Jayne Mills, Bristol City Council

Thursday, 28 May, 2015 - 18:00 to 19:30
Prof. Tony Kushner (Professor of History and Director of the Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations, University of Southampton) and Dr. Aimee Bunting (Honorary Fellow of the Parkes Institute and teacher at Godolphin and Latymer School, London), ‘British Co-Presents and the Holocaust'.
The talk starts at 6pm, and is free and open to everyone. It will last for around one hour and will be followed by questions/discussion. 
Wednesday, 13 May, 2015 - 18:00 to 19:30

Let’s end Bristol’s housing crisis within a generation

Your chance to talk housing with Bristol’s political candidates


12.30pm – 3pm, Friday 24 April @ The Hub, Gainsborough Square, Lockleaze BS7 9FB

Friday, 24 April, 2015 - 12:30 to 15:00

See the attached poster for more information.

Thursday, 7 May, 2015 - 14:30

Building partnerships between Higher Education Institutions and organisations working in education, children and young people. Creating mutual benefit, fostering innovation and supporting positive social change.

The first event of a themed mini-series from Goodlab Southwest - a University of the West of England and University of Bristol partnership project.


Tuesday, 21 April, 2015 - 17:00 to 19:30
Prof. Humayun Ansari (Professor of History of Islam and Culture, Royal Holloway), ‘Making Space for Islam’: the Origins and Diversity of British Muslim Communities.
The talk starts at 6pm, and is free and open to everyone. It will last for around one hour and will be followed by questions/discussion. 
Wednesday, 8 April, 2015 - 18:00 to 19:30

The third of our bi annual Sharing Practice days with organisations working with young people coming together to teach and learn, with 5x morning and 5 afternoon workshop choices, (speed) networking lunch and a keynote presentation. It's all about building on the knowledge and strength we have in the youth sector in Bristol delivered from grass roots expertise and perspectives.

Thursday, 23 April, 2015 - 09:30 to 16:00

Charity training and networking event, for charity trustees, officers, key volunteers and those invovled with charity management, finance and administration or property.

Topics include:

Financial and reporting update - what changes, when and what do you need to do?

Property - acquire it, use it, manage it well and benefit

Regulatory headlines - including Charity Commission's new approach and latest guidance for trustees

How's VAT? Accessible VAT for all

Wednesday, 22 April, 2015 - 09:00

Vivienne Westwood's We Are the Revolution 
Tues 24th March | 7pm | Balloon Bar, Bristol Students' Union

A night of politics and discussion with the legendary Vivienne Westwood and the Green Party team. How can young people make a difference in the General Election? And how can we all make the changes we want to see in the world? 

Speakers include:

Tuesday, 24 March, 2015 - 19:30 to 21:00

Establishing a sustainable business model whilst providing great social value for you community can sometimes become daunting and stressful.

PAPER's first Women Driving Social Change in Bristol Networking Session aims to bring female social entrepreneurs together to celebrate our successes in the community, share some valuable advice and create opportunities for networking and future collaborations among our organisations.

Monday, 9 March, 2015 - 18:00 to 19:30


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