Forthcoming Events

Clifton Plaques walk: 21st & 28th October 2020

Clifton Plaques walk: 21st & 28th October 2020

Gordon Young will lead a Clifton-Plaques walk and will also reveal a fascinating, undocumented discovery - the mansions of an influential cohort of key players in the nineteenth-century commerce of Bristol.

Other forthcoming events planned:

  • Shirehampton guided walk by David Martyn. Informative guide to history and sites of interest in this often overlooked suburb. The date for this event is under review.

Civic Voice webinars

From May 2020 Civic Voice, the national body for civic societies, has been arranging frequent webinars ‘In conversation with… ‘. All webinars are free to Civic Society members. For some webinars there is a charge for non-members. The list of webinars is being continually updated. Details are on their events page.

The 2020 Annual Design Awards scheme is cancelled – all nominations are taken forward to 2021.


Recent Events

Carriageworks site Zoom session: 16th September 2020

Carriageworks site Zoom session: 16th September 2020

This Zoom meeting covers consultation over the Carriageworks and Westmoreland House site. It takes the form of a discussion between Lori Streich and Simon Birch.
Bristol-Kyrle-Society

Annual General Meeting: 8th September 2020

The 2020 Annual General Meeting of the Bristol Civic Society will be held online on Tuesday 8th September at 19.00, using Zoom. All members are welcome to participate if they wish.
Public Sculpture Guided Walk: 3rd September 2020

Public Sculpture Guided Walk: 3rd September 2020

A walk looking at architectural sculpture and some fine commemorative statues, a superb fountain and some exceptional contemporary commissions.
Cumberland Basin and Locks walk: 19th and 26th August 2020

Cumberland Basin and Locks walk: 19th and 26th August 2020

A walk around Cumberland Basin and locks guided by Ed Hall. The event will feature a description of the area and its historic layout.
Significance in the Historic Environment - Zoom Event : 16th July 2020, 13.00

Significance in the Historic Environment – Zoom Event : 16th July 2020, 13.00

Understanding how and why we value particular places is fundamental for deciding what should be preserved.
Civic Voice webinar: building a better post COVID-19: Wednesday 20th May, 16.00

Civic Voice webinar: building a better post COVID-19: Wednesday 20th May, 16.00

The third in a series of Civic Voice 'In Conversations' with the civic movement, this webinar will explore how it will be possible to 'build better and beautifully' post COVID-19 when Government thinking will be focused on planning for economic recovery.
Civic Voice webinar: The reality behind the housing crisis: Thursday 14th May, 12.30

Civic Voice webinar: The reality behind the housing crisis: Thursday 14th May, 12.30

The second in a series of Civic Voice 'In Conversations' with the civic movement, this webinar will explore the new book on the housing crisis by Bob Colenutt.
Civic Voice webinar: Coronavirus and the high street: Wednesday 6th May, 12.30

Civic Voice webinar: Coronavirus and the high street: Wednesday 6th May, 12.30

The first in a series of Civic Voice 'In Conversations' with the civic movement, this webinar will explore the impact of the current coronavirus pandemic on the High Street and the implications for civic societies.
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