Help make a better Bristol

Bristol Civic Society is an independent, voluntary organisation that exists to improve Bristol’s built environment and celebrate its heritage. We are an active and friendly society with over 500 members.

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Behind the Scenes at the Beacon, 22nd April 2024

We visit Bristol Beacon, formerly the Colston Hall, a much loved place for Bristolians to enjoy music and theatre for many decades.
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Our latest news

Planning issues

Debenhams building redevelopment

We have objected in the strongest terms to the planning application for the redevelopment of the Debenhams building.
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Event videos

Video of Zoom event: social housing: 10th April 2024

Paul Smith, the chief executive of the Elim Housing Association, explains what social housing is, the different types, how they work and for whom.
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What we do

We influence the city’s evolution as a great place to live through our groups, campaigns and projects.

We celebrate Bristol’s people and places and keep our members engaged and informed.

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