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Avon Gorge and Downs Wildlife Project
The Avon Gorge and Downs Wildlife Project was set up to protect the outstanding wildlife interest of the Avon Gorge and Downs area. We run walks, talks, courses and children’s events looking at all aspects of the wildlife and landscape. We also run school and playscheme education sessions. A range of leaflets, including 'Discover the wildlife of the Avon Gorge and Downs' and bird, tree, lichen and family nature trail leaflets are also available.
2. Avon Sports and Leisure for the Visually Impaired (Ref #2681)
Audio theatre visits, meals, weekends away and day trips, skittles, ten pin bowling, walks, quizzes,dominoes, art and museum visits, social evenings.
3. Bristol Active Social Club (Ref #1707)
A social group for 20-40 year olds with the emphasis on making new friends and widening social circles. Regular events include pub nights, badmington, book club, comedy club nights, gigs, walks etc. No fees, just fun.
4. Bristol Orbit Club (Ref #1821)
Community and social club for men and women over 35. We meet on the 1st and 3rd Monday of every month (Bank Holidays - meet on Tuesdays) to organise social and community events in Bristol eg: theatre visits, meals out, walks, cinema trips, pub visits etc. We also run a bingo game at a sheltered housing complex. No obligation to join on first visit. Membership is five pounds. Friendly group.
5. Bristol Orienteering Klub (Ref #2643)
Organising and promoting orienteering events in and around Bristol
6. Bristol Ramblers (Ref #2628)
Organises a programme of about 300 walks per annum, ranging from strenuous hill walks to local rambles. Also promotion of walking and protection and enhancement of the walking environment.
7. Bristol Walking and Hostelling Group (Ref #2161)
The activity of the group is mainly walking. We run summer Tuesday evening walks and weekend walks, with a number of weekends away, staying in youth hostels, bunkhouses etc. We occasionally have theatre, pub and quiz nights.
8. Bristol and Avon Archaeological Society (Ref #1632)
Promotes archaeological research in the Bristol area. Programme of lectures twice a month from September to April. Summer walks and field trips. Members receive free annual journal 'Bristol and Avon Archaeology' and regular newsletters.
9. Bristol and Bath IVC (Ref #2111)
A friendly, non-profit making, social group, offering a great way to make new friends, and expand your social life. We have approx 200 members, and enjoy a busy programme of bar nights, meals out, walks, dancing, weekends away, and seeing bands and plays. No age limits, but most members are 40-60. See our website, or phone our enquiry number, and then come along to one of our Thursday Clubnights. For only £7 you can join for three months as a Trial Member.
10. Brunel 20s and 30s Walking Group (Ref #2068)
Based in the Bristol and Bath area, we're a friendly group catering for all tastes amongst younger people, from the newcomer to recreational walking through to experienced hill walkers. Our programme offers around 100 walks a year, ranging from 4 mile ambles through to testing 17 mile up and downers in the Brecons. As well as frequent walks, our programme also contains a number of weekends away and an array of socials.
11. Brunel 40+ Walking Group (Ref #2731)
Brunel 40 Plus walking group aims to get outside at the weekend, enjoy our fantastic countryside and meet like-minded people. Our target membership is those in their 40s to mid 50s. We welcome potential new members on all walks - just turn up - but if you are nervous about coming out with us for the first time, look out for our occasional new members walks on the 40 Plus programme page, or send us an e-mail
12. Cerberus Spelaeological Society (Ref #1466)
Caving Club with modern headquarters/hostel on Mendip Hills, regular evening and weekend trips on the Mendips. Other activities include walking, climbing etc. Regular meets locally and to other parts of country plus annual trip abroad. Society is a Registered Charity. New members are always welcome.
13. EGONS (Exploration Group of North Somerset ) (Ref #2124)
14. Fairbridge West (Ref #423)
Fairbridge is a personal development programme for 13-25 year olds. We use a variety of activities to promote personal and social skills such as caving, canoeing, gorge walking, cooking and art and many more.
15. Long Distance Walking Association (LDWA) - Bristol and West Group (Ref #524)
Social and challenge walking of distances 20 miles and above.
16. Redland & Cotham Amenities Society (Ref #2497)
Our aim is to protect and enhance our area, its architecture, trees, parks and amenities for present and future residents. We organise events such as the annual May Fair on Redland Green, and Open Gardens sunday. We respond to planning and licensing applications and work to improve our parks. We publish local history books and cards,quarterly newsletters and a local trades register for members.
17. Stoke Bishop and Sneyd Park Local History Group (Ref #747)
Talks (illustrated/powerpoint), local walks, visits and social evening in November.
18. Sustrans (Ref #1435)
Sustrans is the UK's leading sustainable transport charity which encourages people to choose to travel in ways that benefit their health and the enviroment.
19. University of Bristol Orienteering Club (Ref #2523)
We are the Orienteering Club for students at the University of Bristol. We train together in and around Bristol and compete all across the country.
20. University of Withywood (Ref #1556)
The University of Withywood is a registered charity with the aim of advancing the education of the public and relieving the sickness, hardship and distress of young people in the third world. Locally we organise exhibitions, walks and talks, the latter on Thursday evenings, on many varied topics. All welcome at our meeting place. Minimum donation of 1 pound waged, 50p unwaged. Come along and find out what we are all about, or visit our website for more information.
21. Wellspring Wellbeing Project (Ref #2081)
The Wellbeing Project provides a broad range of activities based on the needs of the residents of the area. These include yoga, Tai Chi, support to lose weight, keep fit, boxing, a women's group, a men's group and a walking group.