Press releases

November 2015

Bristol Method: green city toolkit unveiled at UN climate change conference (50.4 KB)

Sustainable Learning launch: teachers call for action on sustainability education (805.9 KB)

Make some noise about litter: musical bins aim to change behaviour around anti-social littering (1.0 MB)

Sustainable Shaun game wins leading industry award (51.3 KB)

October 2015

Bristol hosts major festival on the future of cities (26.4 KB)

Top scientist Professor Lord Rees calls on world leaders to double research and development expenditure in solar (56.7 KB)

Bristol welcomes civic leaders, business chiefs, academics and a host of influential speakers for international summits (48.0 KB)

A Bristol Murmuration: 1,000 ceramic starlings congregated on Durdham Downs in a spectacular public art installation (1.0 MB)

Start of construction of temporary art structure, Sanctum, by artist Theaster Gates (1.3 MB)

September 2015

Sanctum performers announced (1.9 MB)

Bristol 2015 Lab hosts ‘Fashion Salvage’ event to give local people the chance to hone their upcycling and re-styling skills (53.6 KB)

Healthy City Week Bristol – wellbeing that doesn’t cost the earth (2.5 MB)

August 2015

Lord Mayor volunteers as a “Shaun shepherd” in the Bristol 2015 Lab (796.0 KB)

Arnolfini opens major new exhibition: Richard Long’s TIME AND SPACE (571.8 KB)

First Great Western unveils Green Capital-branded train (93.0 KB)

July 2015

Bristol 2015 launches free “Sustainable Shaun” game (146.7 KB)

Production of world’s first hybrid solar-powered hot air balloon begins (15.2 KB)

June 2015

Green Capital Neighbourhood Arts projects worth £140,000 announced (807.8 KB)

Bristol 2015 partners with First Great Western to upcycle lost property (807.8 KB)

City to Sea, Bristol Fashion: addressing the problem of marine litter on World Oceans Day (16.0 KB)

May 2015

Arcadia Spider to light up Bristol city centre (33.8 KB)

April 2015

Venturefest Bristol & Bath announces IMDb and SXSW speakers (29.2 KB)

Bristol tech team scoops £50,000 Green Capital prize (60.5 KB)

March 2015

Bristol 2015 takes a walk on the wild side this Easter (797.9 KB)

Venturefest returns to Bristol and Bath (25.4 KB)

Bristol Festival of Ideas holds Student Day: Bristol’s students craft message for UN Climate Change Conference (805.0 KB)

Green Youth Day: Bristol’s young people to take green message to the world (807.1 KB)

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall visits his Bristol restaurant to launch new menu and pledge his support for Bristol’s Green Capital year (214.6 KB)

February 2015

Bristol, European Green Capital 2015, hosts key nature and wellbeing summit (26.6 KB)

Green themes come alive on Bristol’s harbourside: Bristol 2015 opens its public engagement Lab space (794.8 KB)

Bristol businesses take up the Go Green challenge (19.2 KB)

Luke Jerram’s “Withdrawn” to set sail to Leigh Woods (20.4 KB)

Bristol’s Pero’s bridge transformed by fog (434.3 KB)

New green tech camp opens for kids and teens in Bristol (41.5 KB)

January 2015

Bristol Sport goes green for 2015 (4.0 MB)

“Get Bristol Buzzing”, an initiative to improve life for pollinating insects in Bristol, launches (50.0 KB)

Arnolfini presents major new Richard Long exhibition (946.9 KB)

December 2014

Green light for Bristol 2015 strategic grants: more than £1.35 million in grants awarded to 32 projects (805.4 KB)

Bristol City Council secures £15 million funding boost for energy saving initiative (20.0 KB)

Theaster Gates to produce first UK public project for Bristol 2015 (413.1 KB)

Bristol celebrates the Romantic poets in 2015 with 23 new poetry commissions and a new series of lectures (22.4 KB)

Industry leaders to judge £50k Green Capital digital challenge (60.0 KB)

Ceremony in Copenhagen marks official handover of European Green Capital title to Bristol (803.4 KB)

Bristol 2015 announces first wave of small grant recipients (802.2 KB)

VENTURER consortium to test driverless cars in Bristol region (16.4 KB)

November 2014

Bristol 2015 European Green Capital reveals branding (18.9 KB)

Ghost boats to arrive in Bristol’s best loved woodland (24.9 KB)

Bristol is ready to be inspired by the next generation of tidal industry engineers (63.5 KB)

Digital experts urged to take the Bristol 2015 Green Capital digital challenge (44.5 KB)

October 2014

IBT15 Bristol International Festival announces its 2015 programme: STORM (481.0 KB)