Forthcoming Events

Past Events

Green Squares and Secret Gardens 2020

Jun 13 This popular annual event, due to take place on June 13 & 14, has, unfortunately, had to be cancelled due to the uncertainty as to when lockdown will be lifted.


Plaque for Dr Beryl Corner POSTPONED

Apr 25 On Saturday, 25th April at 11am CHIS will dedicate a commemorative plaque to honour Dr Beryl Corner, OBE, JP, MD, FRCP, FRCPCH, MD (Hon) Bristol, DSc (Hon) UWE at Elton…


Event Postponement.

Mar 25 PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TALK ON 'THE HIDDEN RIVERS OF BRISTOL', DUE TO HAVE TAKEN PLACE ON MARCH 25TH HAS NOW BEEN POSTPONED.


The Hidden Rivers of Bristol POSTPONED

Mar 25 Melvin Wood of the Environment Agency is sure to surprise with his revelations about rivers that we never suspected were concealed literally under our feet in so many parts…


Bristol Bridges

Feb 18 Jeff Lucas's book 'From Brycgstow to Bristol in 45 Bridges' was published last April. Bristol, meaning 'the town by the bridge', is truly a city of bridges, and his talk is…


Wordsworth & Coleridge in Bristol

Jan 21 Adam Sisman, local resident, writer, editor and biographer will give a talk on 'Wordsworth & Coleridge in Bristol'. The meeting between the two young poets, which took…


Gordon Young's Bristol Films

Nov 19, 2019 Local cinematographer Gordon Young will again be joining us to present two more of his fascinating local films. On this occasion he will be showing 'Down the Avon' and…


Annual General Meeting followed by Talk.

Oct 29, 2019 Our AGM will be held on Tuesday, 29th October at the Apostle Room, Clifton Cathedral, Pembroke Rd., starting at 8pm, with doors open at 7.30pm. The formal business section of…


The Greenwood

Sep 17, 2019 This intriguing talk will be given by Bristol University history professor and television personality, Ronald Hutton. A favourite with CHIS members, Professor Hutton never…


AGM and Talk Tuesday 29th October 2019 at 8.00 p.m.

Aug 31, 2019 CHIS AGM TUESDAY 29th OCTOBER 2019 at 8.00 p.m. in THE APOSTLE ROOM, CLIFTON CATHEDRAL 1.​The Chairman’s introduction. 2.​Report from the Treasurer and appointment of…


Cothay Manor & Gardens CANCELLED

May 17, 2019 Our first visit on Friday, May 17th will be to Coates English Willows: the Willow & Wetlands Centre at Stoke-St-Gregory near Taunton, where the Coate family have been…