Get involved in your community

What’s happening in your community and how you can get involved.

Across Bristol people are getting together to take action on issues that interest them. We’re helping people share ideas, talents, skills and passions to make a difference to where they live.

Find out more

Get inspired by community success stories and see where we’re working, on our digital map.

Hear about our residents’ great ideas, fun new projects and community groups on our Community Development Facebook page.

Find out what we've learnt through Asset Based Community Development and what people are doing in their neighbourhoods in:

Citizens' event 

A group of active citizens will be holding an event in May 2018 for people who are building stronger neighbourhoods.

Read about a previous event called Community Connections, Community Action and People Power (pdf, 489k) (opens new window)

Community workers

Find out who's working in your neighbourhood and how to get in touch with them on the community workers' digital map.

In February 2018, the Mayor held an event on how community work can help shape a more equal city.

At a previous event, we looked at how we can support community action and the values we need to grow powerful neighbourhoods. 

See The Mayor's conversation with people who work in the communities 2017 (pdf, 653k) (opens new window) .

Community tools

We've developed some creative ways to start a conversation in your community.

Community films

Here are some amazing things that people are doing across the city. What could you do in your neighbourhood?

Raluca and a Berry Maze

Sea Mills Walking Group

Jo & Mums from Summerhill School

Lockleaze Craft Group talking about why they do what they and what difference it has made: August 2017

Community Development Practice 

Get an insight into community development practice from our community development team. 

Alex North, Community Development Officer

Raquib Khandker, Community Development Officer

Sam Parker, Community Development Officer