Project WalkToTalk Bristol tackles mental health stigma

Project WalkToTalk have organised a walk in Bristol today to get more people opening up about mental health. The aim is to raise awareness and allow participants to share their experiences whilst exploring the city. There was no shortage of fluorescent pink at College Green, where 150 participants turned up at the starting line. Many […]

Bristol takes top spot as UK’s most artistic city 2019

Bristol takes top spot as UK’s most artistic city 2019

Bristol has been voted the most artistic city of 2019. The survey was conducted by Premier Inn, and is based on a number of factors including how many art museums and live music gigs are in the area. Famously known for being the home of both Banksy and Europe’s largest street art festival, Upfest, Bristol […]

Orchestra for recovering addicts debut performance in Bristol

Orchestra for recovering addicts debut performance in Bristol

Bristol’s very own Recovery Orchestra have performed for the first time today at the Unitarian Meeting Hall on Brunswick Square. It was formed by Bristol Drugs Project, bringing together recovering addicts through their love of music. Conductor, Jonathan James, said: ‘It’s completely different… you get the stories of this community, it makes it such a […]

Bristol on the ball: New tennis sessions for the visually impaired

Bristol on the ball: New tennis sessions for the visually impaired

A new tennis taster session for the visually impaired has been launched in Bristol. The games involve using tennis balls containing bells, so that players with visual impairments can use their hearing to take part. Helen Abbott, coordinator for Lawn Tennis Association and the Tennis Foundation, is the organiser and hopes to make the sport […]