Forthcoming Events

Autumn Clifton walks: 25th Sept to 23rd Oct 2021

Autumn Clifton walks: 25th Sept to 23rd Oct 2021

Gordon Young's Clifton walks have proved very popular and he is continuing them into the autumn. Each walk is focused on commemorative plaques, with Walks I and III in Clifton, and Walk II descending to Hotwells.
Annual Design Awards: 19th October 2021

Annual Design Awards: 19th October 2021

The Bristol Civic Society 2021 Annual Design Awards will be held on 19th October 2021 in St Georges, Bristol, itself a former winner of a Bristol Civic Society Design Award.
Bristol Zoo proposals: two presentations

Bristol Zoo proposals: two presentations

There are emerging (and very different) plans for Bristol Zoo's Clifton site and the Bristol Civic Society has arranged two presentations to clarify what is being proposed.
Bristol's White City: 3rd December 2021

Bristol’s White City: 3rd December 2021

The fascinating story of what became known as the White City will be unfolded for us by Clive Burlton, a publisher, author and local historian.
Winter Social: 25th January 2022

Winter Social: 25th January 2022

Following our tradition of New Year social evenings, we are holding an event in January in the Watershed, from 6.00 pm until late.

 


Recent Events

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Video of Zoom talk, The 20 Minute Neighbourhood: 29th Sept 2021

A Zoom talk on The 20 Minute Neighbourhood, by Julia Thrift of the Town & Country Planning Association, will be take place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 29 September 2021.
Visit to Ashton Court Deer Park: 22nd Sept 2021

Visit to Ashton Court Deer Park: 22nd Sept 2021

At this visit to Ashton Court Deer Park, Head Ranger Mark Cox will talk about the Park.
Visit to Ashton Court Mansion: 14th Sept 2021

Visit to Ashton Court Mansion: 14th Sept 2021

Artspace Lifespace and The Friends of Ashton Court Mansion will host a visit to the Mansion by members of the Civic Society. Society members will visit the normally out of bounds first floor.
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Visit to St Michael on the Mount Without: 9th Sept 2021

A visit to St Michael on the Mount Without, now restored following the fire in 2016 that destroyed the roof and much of the interior. Its owner and restorer Norman Routledge will host the visit.
Bristol Civic Society Social: 17th August 2021

Bristol Civic Society Social: 17th August 2021

The Bristol Civic Society Summer Social event, which was cancelled in 2020, is back. It will be held this year at The Observatory.
A trilogy of Clifton walks: 29th June - 12th August 2021

A trilogy of Clifton walks: 29th June – 12th August 2021

By popular demand Gordon Young offers a further set of guided summer walks of the Clifton commemorative plaque sites and the people behind them.
What makes Western Harbour special? 11th Aug 2021

What makes Western Harbour special? 11th Aug 2021

An open zoom meeting on the future of Western Harbour to help form the Society's position on this major development.
Guided Walk of the New Cut: 30th July 2021

Guided Walk of the New Cut: 30th July 2021

Ed Hall will lead a walk down the Avon New Cut, starting close to Brocks Bridge and ending at Cumberland Basin.

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