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  • Bristol Research Forum on Ageing

    The Bristol Research Forum on Ageing is a place to explore the latest research related to ageing and older people’s experiences. All are welcome to come along to learn from the research, there are no restrictions on who can attend.

    Whether you are an expert in the topic being discussed or are just beginning to learn about it, the forum will allow you to learn, reflect, and meet other people interested in this field. 

  • Celebrating Age Festival

    Celebrating Age Festival (CAF) takes place annually in October after the International Day of Older Persons on 1st October. The month-long festival aims to challenge stereotypes and recognise the contribution of older people in society.

    We are in the process of planning for CAF 2022, if you would like to be involved please contact 

  • Bristol Walk Fest

    The city’s hugely popular, annual walking festival – Bristol Walk Fest is back! The month-long celebration of all things walking throughout the city took place from 1st to 31st May 2022 and, due to the ongoing uncertainties, offered more of an individual and small group experience throughout the national walking month of May.

  • Age-friendly Bristol

    In November 2018, the World Health Organisation (WHO) accepted Bristol’s application to become the 705th member of the Global Network of Age-friendly Communities.

    Read about our age-friendly work in the city, and access our resources and toolkits. 

  • Active Ageing

    Active Ageing Bristol is an initiative that aims to engage, inspire and enable people to be active, healthy and happy in later life. Active Ageing Bristol builds on existing provision and develops new activities to encourage people aged 55 and over to become and stay active.

  • Community Boost Grants programme

    The Community Boost Grants programme is a funding opportunity being administered by Age UK Bristol on behalf of Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care System. Projects do not need to focus on older people. We welcome applications for projects aimed at young people, families, or for all ages.