2022 Programme of Events

Boost Community Open Day 

Tuesday 25 October, 11am-2pm

Wellspring Settlement

Open day for the Barton Hill community.

A fun community day with free food and activities for children, with the chance to hear from community researchers who will be sharing their findings from recent interviews with residents around building financial resilience.

Led by Anne Angsten Clark, Lecturer at the Centre for Innovation and Research Assistant at the School of Education.

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Climbing session and workshop

Thursday 27 Oct, 10-11.30am and 12-4pm

Redpoint Climbing Centre, then Barton Hill Micro-Campus

Climbing session and workshop for young Somali people living in Barton Hill.

Led by Lydia Collison, Lecturer in Social and Public Policy and Joey Murphy, Lecturer in Physical Activity and Public Health at the School for Policy Studies.

Are we doing enough to combat the climate crisis? Why not?

Thursday 27 October, 6.30-8pm

M Shed (Think Global:Act Bristol exhibition will be open 6-6.30 and 8-8.30pm)

Panel discussion, open to all.

Led by Colin Davis, professor of Psychology and Oscar Berglund, lecturer in International Public and Social Policy.

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Rebellious Voices: Mini-movies by our elders (workshop)

Thursday 3 November, 10-12.30

Barton Hill Micro-Campus

Workshop for people aged 60+

Led by Tot Foster, Research Associate at Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership and School of Education.

Bridging Histories

Saturday 5 November, 12-4pm

Venue TBC

Will be a version of the event they did for FUTURES on 30 September, including poems, recipes, street history, family history, monument detectives and change-making.

Led by Joanna Burch Brown, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy.

More details TBC.


Monday 7 – Friday 11 November, times TBC

City Hall Vestibules

Exhibition, open to all.

Repetitive negative thinking and its role in perpetuating mental health difficulties: co-producing with young people.

Led by Christopher Jarrold, Professor of Cognitive Development at the School of Psychological Science, and Meg Attwood, PhD candidate, School of Psychological Science.

More details TBC.

Rebellious Voices: Mini-movies by our elders (screening) 

Wednesday 9 November, 11am-12 noon

Watershed, Cinema 3

Film screening, open to all.

Led by Tot Foster, Research Associate at Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership and School of Education.

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Legal clinic

Date and venue TBC

Legal clinic for people with links to Windrush; working with community partner in St Pauls.

Led by Sumayyah Malna, Lecturer in Law and a practising Solicitor in the Law Clinic, Bristol Law School.