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Blog: Claire Allen
Tell us a bit about yourself…  I’m Claire, and I’m currently more than halfway through a year-long walk around the coast of Great Britain.…
Discover the Magic of Walking with Walk to School Week
Tens of thousands of children will this month discover the magic of walking as they take part in Living Streets' Walk to School Week.…
Blog: Mark Steeds
Tell us a bit about yourself… My name is Mark Steeds and I’m a former draughtsman and current publican of some 30 years standing.…
parkrun isn’t just for runners: 5 reasons why parkrun is great for walkers too
Calling all walking enthusiasts! Did you know parkrun isn’t just for runners? At Eastville parkrun, we have many parkwalkers joining our weekly event. So,…
Blog: Amanda, Harbourside Hidden Tour
Tell us a bit about yourself... Hi, I'm Amanda, and my husband would say I have a problem with sitting down. During the day,…
Mental Health Awareness Week: 13th -19th May
We’re supporting Mental Health Awareness Week which takes place between 13th-19th May, and this year the theme of 'Movement: Moving more for our mental…
Blog: Christine, Bristol Nordic Walking
Ever heard of Nordic Walking? It's not just a stroll in the park – it's a whole-body workout that combines the simplicity of walking…
Blog: Lou Cullen, NCIM
Tell us a bit about yourself Hello, I'm Lou Cullen and I work for the National Centre for Integrative Medicine as Copywriter and Digital…
Blog: Matthew Price, Artist
Tell us a bit about yourself…  My name's Matthew Price and I'm an artist and photographer living in Bristol. I am known for taking…
How Walking Boosts Your Body and Mind at Every Age
Here at Age UK Bristol, we're thrilled to be the main partner of Bristol Walk Fest again this year! Walking is an activity that…
Blog: Arnos Vale Cemetery
Hello, I’m Janine Mariott and I’m the Public Engagement Manager at Arnos Vale Cemetery where I organise all the tours on-site in the cemetery. …
Stepping into Spring
Bristol Walk Fest launches 1st May, and this year we have company… Bristol Walk Fest is an annual festival held between 1st and 31st…
Blog: Richie, Walk In Bristol
Tell us a bit about yourself… My name is Richard "Richie" Sallai. I’m a 45-year-old Hungarian man who moved to Bristol in 2015. I created…
Blog: Jenny, Walk and Talk Volunteer
My name is Jenny and I regularly take part in walks through my volunteer work with the 'Walk & Talk' service offered by the…
Walk This Way, Talks This Way!
Bristol Walk Fest launch event to take place on 1st May. This year, Bristol Walk Fest is launching its month-long walking festival with an…
Providers from all walks of life encouraged to submit their events for Bristol Walk Fest 2024
The countdown has begun for Bristol Walk Fest 2024, and we are inviting individuals and local groups to help make this year’s festival bigger…
Bristol Walk Fest 2023 – Evaluation
Every year, following Bristol Walk Fest, an evaluation is completed. This allows us to look back at the event, take in all feedback and…
Bristol Walk Fest 2023 – A huge success!
Thank you to everyone who took part in this year’s festival! After more than 600 walks and events took place across May, Bristol Walk…
Story: Karen Lloyd – Age UK Bristol
Tell us a bit about yourself… I’m Karen Lloyd and I’m the Active Ageing Programme Manager at Age UK Bristol. I’ve been promoting community…
Story: Sharon Stiles
Tell us a bit about yourself… I’m a hypnotist and video editor. In 2020 I started my lockdown love affair with Bristol. I have…
Free Self-Guided Walking Routes on Go Jauntly 
Go Jauntly, your walking app for everyday outdoor adventures, is thrilled to be part of Bristol Walk Fest again. To help you get inspired…
Story: Allex – Wandering Mama Streets
I’m Allex, Bristol blogger and Mum to two wild boys, Alfie (5) and Wilf (3). We love spending time in the great outdoors come…
Story: Jen – Changes Bristol
Tell us a bit about yourself… I'm Jen, the Walk Leader for Changes Bristol weekly Walk & Talk service.  I've worked for Changes Bristol,…
Story: Hannah and Naomi – Big Tidy
Tell us a bit about yourself… Launched in October 2019 by Mayor Marvin Rees, the Big Tidy project is bringing the sparkle back to…