Forthcoming Events

In line with the Government’s recommendations on social distancing, Bristol Civic Society forthcoming events are cancelled for the foreseeable future. Refunds are being issued.

When we have new dates we’ll let those who booked know ahead of the rest of the membership so that they can retain their places.

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

Recent Events

Should Bristol become a high rise city? - 5th March 2020

Should Bristol become a high rise city? – 5th March 2020

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.
Façades and Films: 27th February 2020

Façades and Films: 27th February 2020

We have an 'event of two halves' on Thursday 27th February at the Friends' Meeting House, Redland: blue plaques and Bristol documentaries.
Limbs & Things: 13th February 2020 - SOLD OUT

Limbs & Things: 13th February 2020 – SOLD OUT

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.
Annual Social Evening: 22nd January 2020

Annual Social Evening: 22nd January 2020

Following our tradition of New Year social evenings, we are holding an event in January in the Watershed.
Visit to Brabazon Hangar: 17th January 2020 - SOLD OUT

Visit to Brabazon Hangar: 17th January 2020 – SOLD OUT

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.
Cumberland Basin walk: 5th January 2020 - SOLD OUT

Cumberland Basin walk: 5th January 2020 – SOLD OUT

The guided walk led by local landscape architect, Wendy Tippett along a pedestrian route around Cumberland Basin.
Malago River

Lost Rivers of Bristol: 19th November 2019 – SOLD OUT

An illustrated talk by Melvin Wood, Environment Agency - back by popular demand.
Film & television industry in Bristol: 24th October 2019

Film & television industry in Bristol: 24th October 2019

Our speaker at this event, Rob Champion, is a film and television location manager and former Bristol City Council Film Officer.
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