COVID-19 – what you told us

We are in extraordinary times and the impact on everything we have taken for granted is something we are all struggling with.  There are many decisions that the government has taken that affect women, and some decisions that may affect us adversely.   Throughout the first lockdown period, we asked women in Bristol to tell us […]

Where to get help, advice and support during Covid-19

Where to get help  The following is provided by the Council.  You can find more information about Bristol-based and national organisations supporting women here.  We Are Bristol Covid-19 hotline:  A dedicated telephone hotline has been launched in Bristol to help the city’s most vulnerable citizens during the Covid-19 pandemic.  The ‘We Are Bristol’ support phone number […]

Annual General Meeting 2019

By Community Reporter Laura Hiller & Photographer Mireya Gonzalez On 7th November 2019, Bristol Women’s Voice held its 2019 Annual General Meeting at the Station on Silver Street. Throughout the evening, the past year’s achievements were reviewed, future plans were outlined and we were joined by some special guests. Kicking off the evening was comedian […]

Women’s Work Lab

If you feel this program is something you’d like to be apart of, apply online through the link provided: https://www.womensworklab.co.uk/ The application process is open until the 13th of January 2020.

Festival of the Future: Futur Ville Summit

The Arts Mansion, Ashton Court, Bristol. 19/10/19 Words and Photographs by BWV Reporter Suzi Bratt The Futur Ville Summit at Ashton Court Arts Mansion last weekend was a welcome opportunity to participate in an energetic discussion about the future of Bristol and the role art might play in the city’s wider development. International, national and […]

Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of)

By BWV Reporter Suzi Bratt Looking through my notes before writing this article one phrase stood out, thanks not only to the wobbly text written in the dark, the large capitals and the excited lines bursting from each letter, but also due to the lasting honesty of the description – irreverent joy. Even now, sat […]

That Rendang Lady!

Interview with 2018 Masterchef UK contestant, cookery writer and a pillar of the Malaysian Kitchen Supper Club team, Zaleha Kadir Olpin. By Tara Miran, BWV community reporter and Finance and Admin Administrator. Photographs by Mireya Gonzalez A combination of nerves and excitement rushed through me as I went to meet Zaleha Kadir Olpin, and our dedicated photographer and volunteer of Bristol Women’s Voice, Mireya Gonzalez. I could […]

Highlighting Women in Trade in partnership with the M Shed.

By Community Reporter Laura Hillier On Saturday 31st August, Bristol Women’s Voice hosted the “Women in Trade” event, in partnership with the M Shed. The aim of this event was to shine a light on the women working in the skilled trades and in construction, both now and in the past. The packed programme also […]

How Feminism Plays a Role in the Global Climate Crisis.

As you all know, action against climate change on a massive scale has suddenly taken off and is hitting the front pages in the form of the school strikes and student marches. But why now? For years we’ve known it’s a problem we need to fix, but it’s only recently that large scale action has […]

Highlighting Women in Trade in partnership with the M Shed

By Community Reporter Laura Hillier On Saturday 31 st August, Bristol Women’s Voice hosted the “Women in Trade” event, in partnership with the M Shed. The aim of this event was to shine a light on the women working in the skilled trades and in construction, both now and in the past. The packed programme […]