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…


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…


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…