Things to do

Things to do

Online activities, local youth groups and accessible activities and venues.

Online activities 

Local groups and activities are running sessions online because of coronavirus. Find them online here:

Join a youth group

Build confidence, make friends and learn new skills at a local youth group. 

Local groups

Some local groups are not running because of coronavirus. Check their websites to find out more information.

WECIL

WECIL run  youth groups for young disabled and non-disabled people, aged 13 to 19 and young people with learning difficulties up to the age of 25. 

The sessions include:

  • a range of accessible activities including arts and crafts, sports and cooking 
  • socialising with friends
  • learning about your rights
  • having your voice heard
  • going on trips in and outside of Bristol

Join the WECIL pen pal scheme and talk with young people from Carers Western Australia, who would like to share their interests and find out what life is like in the UK.

WECIL will support you to find a pen pal and communicate with them in the best way for you.

Young Bristol

Young Bristol run inclusive youth clubs and outdoor activities for 8 to 19 year olds in Bristol.

University of Bristol Phab

University of Bristol Phab is an inclusive group of disabled and non-disabled young people ages 16 to 25. The sessions include baking, crafts, dance and other activities. Find more details and how to book on their website.

Find accessible activities and venues

Accessible cinema screenings

Find a local cinema with audio described, subtitled and autism friendly screenings on the Accessible Screenings UK website. 

Find autism friendly cinema screenings on the Dimensions UK website.

Accessible screenings at The Watershed and the staff are trained in British Sign Language (BSL). 

Accessible sports 

Find local sport clubs and activities for young disabled people on the Parasport UK website

Play football for free at Bristol City Robins Foundation. 

Learn martial arts at Adaptive Martial Arts. 

Start cycling and learn BMX off-road skills at Wingz Cycling

Begin horse riding at the Avon Riding Centre for disabled and non-disabled people

Accessible local events and attractions

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