Forthcoming Events

Early summer outing to rural Herefordshire

May 31 Taking advantage of the beauty of the early summer countryside, we will be travelling through rural Herefordshire, able, from the height of the coach, to enjoy delightful…


Green Squares and Secret Gardens 2017

Jun 10 This will be the third year of this successful event, organised by CHIS. 16 gardens will be open at different times over the two days, June 10 & 11th. Full details will…


Visit to Horizon House

Jul 11 Horizon House in Deanery Road houses the Environment Agency. It is a new building which claims to be one of the most environmentally friendly buildings in the country. We…


Fabulous Art & Fairytale Castle

Aug 23 The August CHIS trip will take us for a guided tour of the most stunning and surprising art collection in the country. Cézanne, Monet, Manet,Van Gogh, Renoir, Corot, Millet,…


Past Events

Gordon Young's Bristol

Apr 25 We are delighted to announce that our April meeting sees the return of Bristol film-maker Gordon Young, who so captivated members a few years ago with his film of going down…


St Michael on the Mount Without

Apr 6 A public meeting to discuss the future of this beautiful, but now much damaged, church will be held on Thursday, 6th April at 6pm at lecture theatre G 25, Wills Memorial…


Neighbourhood Meeting Dates

Mar 20 The Clifton Area Neighbourhood Partnership forum will be held on Monday, March 20th at Clifton High School from 7-8.30pm. The Central, Harbourside and Hotwells Partnerships…


The Future of the Jacobs Wells Baths

Feb 28 Location: Bristol City Hall, College Green Date: Tuesday 28th February 2017, 6pm to 8pm


Talk on Rev David A. Doudney & his Interesting Life

Feb 21 Due to the unfortunate illness of Dr Crossley-Evans, this Talk has had to be postponed. A new date will be advised in due course. Instead of a Talk we will be having an…


Bristol Zoo:one of Clifton's Crown Jewels

Jan 17 For our first Talk of 2017 CHIS will be pleased to welcome Dr Bryan Carroll, Director of Bristol Zoo Gardens & Wild Place Project who will, no doubt, give us all sorts of…


The Bristol Suffragettes

Nov 22, 2016 In 1907 the militant suffragettes brought their fight for women's right to vote to Bristol and the West Country. How gratified these courageous women would be to see that,…


Clifton Suspension Bridge Toll House Project: update

Oct 13, 2016 As you may be aware, the Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust is planning to replace the existing 1950s toll booths on the Clifton side of the Bridge and the 1970s additions to…