Bristol Harbour Festival 2024

EXPRESS YOURSELF: BRAND NEW PERFORMANCE AREA UNVEILED FOR BRISTOL HARBOUR FESTIVAL

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Free events available to you

Looking for a way to break up your workday routine and try something new? Join us for a free lunchtime event!

Free cost saving support

Our collaboration with Place Support Partnership (PSP) provides a free service to help reduce your business costs.

TAP FOR BRISTOL

Launched in 2019, TAP for Bristol is in partnership with local homeless support charity Caring in Bristol. Our aim is to make Bristol the city that solves homelessness.

WHAT WE DO

Thanks to the investment and involvement from our levy paying businesses, we’re creating a better Bristol for all: Our vision is a future-focused city that attracts business, investment, and people to create a resilient and welcoming city for all.

Our guiding principles are to offer strong and effective governance, to have clear accountability, to give our levy paying businesses value for money and to be responsive to our business’s needs.

About Us

OUR OBJECTIVES

  • INTRODUCTION TO YOUR BID

    Our Welcome Pack provides an overview of our most recent activity and an introduction to the City Centre BID for levy paying businesses.

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  • ENHANCING

    Enhancing by delivering projects that attract investment and talent, create a greener, cleaner and more attractive city centre, bringing visitors, employees and residents back into the heart of the city.

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  • PROMOTING

    Promoting with a collaborative approach to delivering innovative campaigns, events, activations, and communications to support and promote Bristol city centre and its businesses. Celebrating everything that makes Bristol a special place to work, study and live.

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  • PROTECTING

    Protecting by investing to reduce, challenge and raise awareness of crime and anti-social behaviour to protect city centre businesses, visitors and residents both day and night.

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  • SUPPORTING

    Supporting by acting as a single point of contact to represent levy payers, leverage investment, influence strategy and support the business community.

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HOW WE’RE DOING THIS

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Festival of Nature

Bristol City Centre BID are proud to be sponsoring Bristol Natural History Consortium's Festival of Nature.

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Bristol Harbour Festival 2024

Bristol City Centre BID and Redcliffe & Temple BID will sponsor this year’s festival with investment ensuring enhanced involvement of dBs Institute and Access Creative College.

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Safer Business Action Days

Police, the BIDs, and businesses came together to deliver successful SaBA days in March

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Stress Awareness Month

In April we hosted free events and resources to help our community de-stress and unwind this Stress Awareness Month.

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BRISTOL CLIMATE & NATURE PARTNERSHIP CLIMATE ACTION PROGRAMME

Find out more about our partnership with Bristol Climate & Nature Partnership's Climate Action Programme.

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THE CITY CENTRE BID BOUNDARY

This map represents the Bristol City Centre BID area. It is the largest of five BIDs in Bristol and includes some of Bristol’s landmark locations such as the Old City, Harbourside, Park Street and City Centre.

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Latest news

Express yourself: Brand new performance area unveiled for Bristol Harbour Festival

Bristol Harbour Festival to transform Millenium Square into the Expression Stage for panels, talks and discussions whilst dazzling circus stunts are set to return to College Green

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Representing Bristol’s businesses; Bristol City Centre BID appoints new Advisory Board members, including new Chair

Bristol City Centre BID appoints four new Advisory Board members.

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TAP for Bristol distributes £20,000 of funding across three homelessness support charities since May

Latest round of charity donations distributed between Emmaus Bristol, Caring In Bristol and SLEEC.

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Mrs Potts Chocolate House & Their Business Savings With Place Support Partnership

We spoke to Jared, owner of Mrs Potts Chocolate House, about his experience using Place Support Partnership to identify business cost savings.

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Bristol’s three BIDs appoint new Partnership Manager for Business Crime Reduction Partnership

The newly appointed manager will continue the award-winning work to protect businesses from crime in Bristol

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Let's Connect

The BID team welcomes ideas and news from Bristol BID businesses.