We have an 'event of two halves' on Thursday 27th February at the Friends' Meeting House, Redland: blue plaques and Bristol documentaries.
On 5th March, the Bristol Civic Society will hold an open discussion at 7:00 pm at the Arnolfini, with talks by four of Britain's best-respected experts on urban densification.
A visit to the tannery of Thomas Ware and Sons, Coronation Road, for Wednesday 22 April at 18.00. The tour will last for some two hours.
The Annual Design Awards scheme will run again in 2020 and the award ceremony will take place in the summer – date and venue to be decided.
We have arranged a visit to the St Philips premises of this company, which creates and manufactures models and simulators for doctors' and nurses' hands-on skills training- delivering babies, taking blood, key hole surgery, suturing and more.
Following our tradition of New Year social evenings, we are holding an event in January in the Watershed.
There is a current planning application for permission to develop an Arena in the Brabazon hangars at Filton. The Civic Society arranged a visit to the former airfield and to the hangars quite recently but this trip is focused solely on plans for the Arena.
The guided walk led by local landscape architect, Wendy Tippett along a pedestrian route around Cumberland Basin.
An illustrated talk by Melvin Wood, Environment Agency - back by popular demand.
Our speaker at this event, Rob Champion, is a film and television location manager and former Bristol City Council Film Officer.
Liveable neighbourhoods are much talked about but what does this term mean? Is Bristol a liveable city?
Each one of Bristol’s bridges has a fascinating story which is woven intimately into the 1,000 year history of the city. When and why was it built? What was involved in its design, engineering and construction? Jeff Lucas's talk explains.
As part of Bristol Open Doors weekend, the Architecture Centre is organising a series of boat trips around the Floating Harbour. The trip on 15th September is reserved for the Civic Society.
Allie Dillon, the City Archivist, will talk about the history of A, B and C Bonds, using documents and images from the archives.
We have arranged a study visit to look at historic buildings and structures in St Phillips. The walk will be led by David Martyn from Bristol City Council.
The Society is planning a visit to Bridgwater and Hinkley Point C.
A summer’s evening walk to view the famous Hulks in the company of Paul Burnett, local historian and specialist in the origins and development of the ships graveyard.
The annual Design Awards meeting this year takes place on 11th June from 6.00 pm at St George’s.
Bristol Civic Society warmly welcomes its members and friends to this year's Annual General Meeting which will take place at 7.30pm on Tuesday 4th June.
The Bristol Civic Society and Acorn Property Group announce the unveiling of a blue plaque to mark the establishment in 1729 of a new theatre in Jacob's Wells Road.
A Civic Society meeting arranged for the presentation of the consultant's options report. Scheduled for 4pm.
The untold story of street improvement in Victorian Bristol - a talk by Peter Malpass. Scheduled for 7.30pm.
Future Travel Choices: electric cars and transport on demand? Perspectives on future travel choices and the implications for Bristol and the West of England.
Vice & Virtue: Discovering the story of Old Market - a talk by Mike Manson, editor of Better Bristol and well known local author.
An expert panel discusses the complex and often bewildering range of transport initiatives in Bristol.
A talk by Finlay McNab of Streets Reimagined focusing on the impact of densification.
In true Hollywood style, following on from the success of the November Cinematic Bristol event, there is to be a sequel.
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.
Four films, capturing the evocative, changing streetscape of our city.
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.
Civic Society members will hear a presentation from Mike Herbert (of Bristol airport) on the future vision for the airport, covering planning and development.