Meetings & Events

Upcoming Meetings & Events

Monday Meetings


Every Monday


From 5th July 2021 we return to weekly Monday meetings - 1st & 3rd Monday evenings at The Bristol Hotel - 2nd & 4th Monday evenings virtually on Zoom.

Please contact us if you would like to join a meeting - we look forward to seeing you.


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Donna Speed


Monday November 15th 2021

What if? How? Why?

Come and find out more from Donna Speed - CEO of Bristol's internationally famous science centre "We The Curious"

Placing people at the heart of science.

Do contact our secretary if you'd like to join us.

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The Lord Lieutenant


Monday November 1st 2021

Bristol RC are delighted to welcome the Lord Lieutenant of the County & City of Bristol, Peaches Golding, as speaker for our meeting.

Please do contact our secretary if you would like to join us at The Bristol Hotel.

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Monday October 4th 2021

Urban Blue Development Beyond The Waterfront

Managing Director Kevin Draper will explain the difference between Urban Blue Development & other property developers - The ability to make their homes float!!

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Ocean Generation


Monday August 16th 2021

We welcome Richard Hill, CEO from Ocean Generation, an inclusive, global organisation striving to restore a sustainable relationship between the ocean & humanity.

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Mo Ali



Mo Ali - inspirational speaker

Having fled war torn Somalia as a child Mo does not see himself as a victim & never will.

Join us on zoom to hear his journey to date, from teenage entrepreneur to aspiring philosopher.

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David Wait - The Galleries


Monday July 12th 2021

Our next meeting - on zoom - we will hear from David Wait The Centre Manager of The Galleries

To join us please contact our secretary for the link

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Bristol Old Vic Theatre School


Monday May 23rd 2021

We are delighted to welcome Fiona Francombe, who was appointed as Principal & CEO of The Old Vic Theatre School last summer. The challenges of leading a world class theatre school at a time when theatres were closed & only now opening up again.

If you would like to join us please contact our secretary

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Monday May 10th 2021

An update on the work of The Pahar Trust Nepal during the pandemic from Executive Director Alan Sweetman.

Please join us on zoom by contacting our secretary

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City of Film


Monday April 26th 2021

We welcome Natalie Moore - Senior Film Officer at Bristol UNESCO City of Film.

We will all be aware of the filming taking place around our city recently - come and find out the reasons they have chosen Bristol as a location.

Contact our secretary if you'd like to join us on zoom

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SW Coastal path


Monday April 12th 2021

Come and hear about the development of the SW Coastal Path from an idea in 1973 to today.

Many of us have done part of the walk & some have done all of it!

Please contact our secretary if you'd like to join us on the walk!

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Freddie Bird


Monday March 29th 2021

We welcome Freddie Bird - Chef from @littlefrench_bristol on North View, Westbury Park.

Join us on zoom to hear his journey ..

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The Bristol Wave


Monday February 1st 2021

We are delighted to welcome Nick Hounsfield: joint founder of The Wave Bristol - he will be talking to us about the ups & downs of Starting Up a new business - & he might mention a bit about surfing too!

If you'd like to join us contact us for a zoom link...

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Monday October 12th 2020

We are thrilled to welcome Poku Osei to our meeting

Come and hear the CEO of multi-award winning youth organisation

Hear how they aim to inspire & support young people in Bristol pursue their ambitions.

Please contact for the link to join us

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Empire Fighting Chance


Monday August 10th 2020

Come and hear Martin Bisp, CEO of Empire Fighting Chance talk about how they support young people experiencing emotional and behavioural issues as a result of social & economic exclusion.

If you would like to join the zoom meeting please contact our secretary for details -

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Caring in Bristol - Cheers Drive - Zoom meeting


Monday June 15th 2020

Our speaker is Edd Smith from Caring in Bristol. If you would like to join us please contact

The charity was formed in 1987 as Caring at Christmas by members of The Julian Trust concerned about the gap in care provision for the homeless & vulnerable.

Come and hear about the charity: how they've adapted & how they've been supporting the homeless & vulnerable of our city during these difficult times.

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1625 Independent People



President Tim will be sleeping out on November 14th in support of 1625ip - support President Tim & 1625ip

We heard from Chief Executive Dom Wood from 1625 Independent People about the work of 1625ip - supporting young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.  

They provide a broad range of care for young people.  They find secure homes, teach life-skills, offer advice, help access training and job opportunities.  Most importantly, they help young people to live happily and independently.

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