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New Narratives Beyond MLK: Spotlight On the Marginalised Voice

Why do all conversations about Black History start with slavery? Can you name an activist for Black rights beyond Martin Luther King Jr and Malcolm...

Anti-Blackness in the South Asian Community

Black History Matters: Student Historians at Bristol

Being Black and Politically Active

Is Black identity inherently political? What are the challenges faced by Black people in the fields of politics and activism? How can institutional racism be...

Empowering Black Players: A Conversation about Football and Racism

Misogynoir & Beyond: Black Women Speak

What is the Reparative History of Race? Co-hosted by the History Department and the Centre for Black Humanities

This webinar responds to the recent RHS Report into Race, Ethnicity & Equality Report (2018) – https://royalhistsoc.org/racereport/ which highlighted serious issues around race, representation and...

Being Black and Muslim

This event explores the experience of Black people in the Muslim community and looks at anti-blackness from micro aggressions to segregated mosques. This event is...

Film Screening: Laura Phillips, Beneath The Mead: cigar.lend.shave

From Thursday 3 to Thursday 31 December 2020, Spike Island is streaming Beneath The Mead: cigar.lend.shave (2020) a newly commissioned film by artist Laura Phillips....

Novel Writers: Diane Cook, The New Wilderness

This October, Diane Cook introduces her debut novel The New Wilderness (shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2020), at once a blazing lament of our contempt for nature...

Veronica Ryan, Along a Spectrum

Spike Island presents a major exhibition of new works by British artist Veronica Ryan (b. 1956, Montserrat). Supported by Freelands Foundation through the annual Freelands...

Denzil Forrester, Itchin & Scratchin

A solo exhibition by painter Denzil Forrester, including new and existing paintings and works on paper that capture the vibrant energy of the dimly lit...

Start the Year Write

This is a writing for wellbeing workshop to encourage you to explore how you want to focus your attention over the next year. In this...

Film Screening: Zinzi Minott, Fi Dem III: Ancestral Interference

From Friday 30 October to Thursday 26 November 2020 Spike Island is streaming Fi Dem III: Ancestral Interference, a newly commissioned video work by artist and dancer...

Storytale Festival

Bristol’s Storytale Festival is back for a second year but in digital form. Chapter 2 of Storytale is a bitesize children’s book festival taking place...

Downend Baptist Church Harvest Flower Festival-a great big thank you

The church will be decorated with flower and vegetable harvest displays. We have been unable to have our usual harvest celebration but invite you to...

The Bristol Cable AGM 2020

CALLING ALL BRISTOL CABLE MEMBERS You’re invited to our biggest event of the year – the Bristol Cable AGM 2020! (log-in required) Our AGM is...

Children's eco-storytelling/dance event

Elevate eco-awareness, create creative engagement, improve wellbeing, nurture a collaborative environment, build a community of kindness About this Event Enviro-mental Matters focus is placed firmly...

A Green Recovery: the Future of Transport in Bristol

‘Bristol Greenpeace invites you to take part in a short online Webinar on Saturday 17th October at 2:30 pm which we are organising ahead of...

Writing for wellbeing: women's online writing circle

A friendly space where we can come together as women to see, hear, and support each other as we use expressive and creative writing to...

Training: Setting up your own bereavement peer-support group

Are you interested in setting up a bereavement peer-support group in your local area of Bristol? This is a free training course guiding you through...

Free Online Talk: Light Pollution and Biodiversity

Our cities are beacons of light – all night. Does it matter? What’s the impact on our insects, other wildlife and our own health? Bristol...

Bristol's Ecological Emergency - What Happens Now?

What does Bristol’s declaration of an ecological emergency in February 2020 mean for the council, for nature conservation organisations working within the city, and for...

Bristol's Road Building Plans – Do We Need Them?

Does the West of England need more road building ? How does this relate to the 2030 carbon neutrality goals all our councils have adopted?...

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