The Celebrating Age Festival will launch this year on the 23rd of September at the central location of City Hall, facing College Green and opposite Bristol cathedral. The whole event offers something for everyone and is a fantastic opportunity to try your hand at a new craft, make new friends and share experiences.

Click here to find out more about what will be happening on the launch day.

Additionally, there will be events and activities that you can take part in before September 23rd! You can find out more about these activities on the Age Friendly Bristol website here: or see our Calendar Page

Or click on the following links if you would like to more about:

Our Art and Craft Competition  or Older Achiever Awards

Alternatively if would like to get involved in exhibiting, volunteering or if you have any other questions see our Contact Us page.


The Celebrating Age Festival is hosted by Age UK Bristol 

About Age UK Bristol:

Our purpose is to improve the lives of older people in Bristol. We aim to reach older people from all cultures and backgrounds, to provide commission or support others to deliver a range of quality services and initiatives that address the issues which are important to older people in Bristol, to reduce isolation and promote an independent lifestyle for older people in Bristol, to promote a positive view of the contribution that older people make to society and to help local older people remain living in their own homes for as long as they wish to do so. We also campaign to improve services locally and work in a committed way with partner organisations.

We support the Celebrating Age Festival because it is a great opportunity to show the community what assets older people can be, it also shows younger people that growing older offers opportunities to take a full part in the community, and invites older people to join in the many activities that Bristol offers.

How You Can Support Age UK Bristol and the Festival:

There are many ways you can support us, either through donating, volunteering, campaigning or by following us on social media. We are an independent Bristol based charity which relies heavily on the goodwill of local people through volunteering and donations to continue our work.


We are always looking for people of all ages and backgrounds to help us run our services through volunteering. Our volunteers offer from just a few hours per week to one or two whole days depending on the service. Currently most of our volunteering activities take place during normal working hours. For more information please contact:


Giving online is one of the easiest ways to make a donation to Age UK Bristol. Virgin Money Giving is a not-for-profit fundraising website designed to make it easy for you to raise money for charity. You can create a fundraising page and start collecting sponsorship in minutes or make a one off or regular online donation. Simply visit our Virgin Money Giving site and chose from the Make a Donation or Make a Monthly Donation option. Remember, no donation is too small. Give what you can to help us improve the lives of older people in Bristol.

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