Upcoming Events

Cinematic Bristol Redux: 13 February 2019

In true Hollywood style, following on from the success of the November Cinematic Bristol event, there is to be a sequel.

High density or high liveability?: 25th February 2019

A talk by Finlay McNab of Streets Reimagined focusing on the impact of densification.


Routes to Clifton: 22nd May 2019

The untold story of street improvement in Victorian Bristol – a talk by Peter Malpass.

The story of Old Market: 26th March 2019

Vice & Virtue: Discovering the story of Old Market – a talk by Mike Manson, editor of Better Bristol and well known local author.

Annual Social Evening: 25th January 2019

Bristol Civic Society annual social get-together.

Recent Past Events

3 West Mall, Clifton

Women’s Suffrage Blue Plaque Unveiling: 15 December 2018

Blue Plaque unveiling: the Bristol and West of England Society for Women’s Suffrage was set up when Florence Davenport Hill invited a group of like-minded individuals to a meeting at her home at 3 West Mall, Clifton, Bristol.

Unloading bananas at Bristol docks

Cinematic Bristol – 29th November 2018

Four films, capturing the evocative, changing streetscape of our city.

Finzels Reach

Visit to Finzels Reach, 9th October 2018

A walking tour of this new city quarter taking in Castle Bridge, the conversion of the former Brewery buildings and the construction of new buildings on this densely developed site.

Visitors enjoy lunch with BCS members

Visit of the Salisbury Civic Society

Members of Salisbury Civic Society paid a return visit to Bristol following the Bristol Civic Society visit to Salisbury last year.

Bristol Airport

Visit to Bristol Airport – 6th September 2018

Civic Society members will hear a presentation from Mike Herbert (of Bristol airport) on the future vision for the airport, covering planning and development.

Salisbury Civic Society logo

Visit of Salisbury Civic Society – 11th September 2018

A reciprocal visit following our Salisbury trip last summer. An opportunity to host the visit and show the best of Bristol.

Events archive: since 2013.

Meetings and events calendar