Walkingfest

Details of the full programme can be seen at: http://www.bristol.gov.uk/page/adult-care-and-health/bristol-walking-festival#jump-link-0

Three of these walks are being led by Bristol Civic Society members:

1. Public art - Sunday April 27, 10am

An entertaining walk led by curator Tessa Fitzjohn, exploring Bristol's history as revealed by contemporary art across the city.

Meet: Arnolfini, Harbourside at 10am.  Finish in St Paul's.  Duration: 3 hours, 3 miles.

To book a place, phone 07535 074296 or email .

2. Old City of Bristol - Thursday May 1 and Thursday May 15, 10.30am

Circular walk exploring the history and the buildings of the Old City, led by Ed Hall.  Based on the new Walled City Walk, a partnership project involving Bristol Civic Society. See here for more details.

Meet: Merchant Navy War Memorial, Welsh Back, near 'The Glassboat"

To book a place, phone Ed Hall: 07805 007304.

Members £2, non-members £5

3. History of the tobacco industry in Bristol - Sunday May 4 and Sunday May 11, 10.15am

Urban walk along roads from Redcliff Street to the Tobacco Factory and Tobacco Bonds. Looking at the history of tobacco manufacturing in Bristol from 1786 to the present day.

Meet: Corner of Redcliff Street and Victoria Street, outside No 1 Redcliff Street BS1 6TP. End: The Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, BS3 1TF.  Duration: 3hrs, 4 miles.

To book a place, phone: Simon Birch: 07917 403473 or email .

 

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