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Bristol Society and Culture

About Bristol

Contains a pictorial tour depicting well known and lesser known areas of Bristol. Includes historical landmarks, statues, architecture and churches.

AEOB (Abolish Empty Office Buildings, House People)

Mission is­ to challenge the pattern of office and commercial buildings standing empty while there is a need for housing, and to promote their use as an efficient alternative to building new homes.

Age Concern Bristol

Details the services available to older people within the Bristol area and highlights current campaigns and issues of concern.

Arnos Vale Cemetery

Explores the nature, heritage and ongoing services of this historic cemetery, with event listings and articles.

Ashley Vale Action Group

Community group in inner-city Bristol who purchased a local brown-field site for sustainable building projects and regeneration; includes news on their progress.

Bristol Ageing Better (BAB)

A partnership working to reduce social isolation and loneliness among older people and help them live fulfilling lives.

Bristol and Avon Family History Society

Outlines the programme of meettings of this society, and provides much online material relating to Bristol and Avon's history and genealogy.

Bristol and Clifton Dickens Society

Outlines this society's membership information and events programme.

Bristol Anglo-German Society

Details the lectures, social events and conversation groups held by this Society, which aims to further interest in Germany and the German language.

The Bristol Bike Project

Community bike project, repairing, recycling and relocating unwanted bikes.

Bristol Citizens Advice Bureau

Details the CAB's opening hours and volunteer opportunities and provides some downloadable resources.

Bristol Crisis Service for Women

Describes this organisation's services and support for women and girls experiencing crisis, particularly those who self harm.

Bristol Dowsers

Outlines the talks and visits programme of this group of dowsing enthusiasts.

Bristol Family Mediation

Offering mediation services to families going through separation or divorce. Includes FAQ and an outline of available services.

Bristol Feminist Network

Group of women and men from the Bristol area who are interested in discussing feminist ideas. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bristol-Feminist-Network/210687512297577

Bristol Jack in the Green

Annual procession through the city's streets, accompanied by musicians and dancers.

Bristol Lesbian and Gay Switchboard

Providing information and support to Bristol's gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and transvestite community.

Bristol Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Forum

Works towards equality and understanding for Bristol's LGBT community. Includes news, current campaign information, event listings and forum.

Bristol Orbit Club

Social club which organises regular and various events and social outings for members together with small projects for helping the community.

Bristol Pride Festival

The biggest celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the South West; offers a programme, how to get involved, merchandise, news, and contacts.

Bristol Society for Paranormal Research and Investigation

Investigates paranormal phenomena across the Bristol area; includes galleries and reports.

Bristol Women's Voice

Voice for women aiming to make women’s equality in Bristol a reality. https://www.facebook.com/BristolWomensVoice bwv2

The Centre for Adoption Support & Education

Provides bespoke services, activities and resources that support all those affected by adoption and permanency. https://www.facebook.com/CASEbristol CASEBristol

Children's Scrapstore

Offers information on this scrapstore which provides art and craft materials for children. Includes project ideas and details of workshops and events.

Famous People from Bristol

Listed of famous Bristolians, who were either born in Bristol or have spent a large part of their lives in Bristol.

Help Bristol's Homeless

A registered charity with a mission to change the face of homelessness in Bristol.

Julian Trust

A night shelter for homeless people and rough sleepers. https://www.facebook.com/pg/thejuliantrust/

Karin Smyth MP

Labour Member of Parliament for Bristol South.

Keynsham Mencap

Supports children and adults with a learning disability and their families by organising activities, holidays and day-trips for members. https://www.facebook.com/keynshammencap Keynsham_Mencap

Love Bristol Libraries

A group of volunteers working together to protect Bristol Libraries from severe cuts and closures.

North Bristol Advice Centre

Provides debt and benefits advocacy and support to residents of North Bristol.

ParanormalDatabase.com - Bristol

Provides a list of ghosts and hauntings in and around Bristol.

Sixteen

A worker co-op of job coaches to support disabled people into employment.

The Society of Merchant Venturers of the City of Bristol

Comprises prominent men and women prepared to give their time and skills to contribute to the prosperity and well being of the greater Bristol area.

St Werburghs Community Centre

Centre managed by the St Werburghs Community Association, which provides meeting spaces and facilities for individuals and community groups.

Step by Step

Holds weekly meetings to provide group support to parents and carers of disabled or special needs children. Based in Horsecastle Chapel, Yatton.

TIGER (Teaching Individuals Gender Equality and Respect)

Bristol based not-for-profit co-operative which runs workshops on key gender equality issues such as sexist language, stereotypes, bullying, consent, lad culture and the limited portrayals of gender in the media.

Vegan Bristol

Details vegan-friendly eateries, accommodation and shops in Bristol and also presents the annual Bristol Vegan Fayre.

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