Category Archives: South West Events

Cycle Sunday: Traffic-Free Cycling Fun For Families On Sunday 16th July

On Sunday 16th July it will be Cycle Sunday on Clifton and Durdham Downs, a chance for children and families to enjoy some traffic-free cycling and fun activities! The free family-friendly event has been organised by a committed group of parents from north Bristol, along with the charity, Sustrans, and will give families the chance […]


Conference: Creative Bridges Conference 2017

A collaborative and interdisciplinary conference drawing on the experience of researchers, practitioners, and participants to explore and expand the diversity of Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes (CWTP) The conference explores the theme from a range of disciplines (literature, counselling & psychotherapy, neuropsychology, medicine, emotional geography, socio-spiritual approaches), and will showcase relevant research and practice, assess the […]

Bristol Jack in the Green: Saturday 6th May

Have you ever heard of Jack in the Green? On the first Saturday of every May, Jack in the Green parades through the streets of Bristol. Jack is a tall, green figure, swathed in green leaves and ivy and decked with bright ribbons. He is always accompanied by his merry band of Morris Dancers and […]

Opportunity: Young musicians sought for National Youth Folk Ensemble

The National Youth Folk Ensemble is for talented young instrumentalists aged 14- 18 who are dedicated to developing as folk musicians and excited about collaborating with others who share their passion. Ensemble members will participate in four weeks of intensive residential courses in different parts of England and receive high quality tuition and guidance from […]

Opportunity: Bath Open Art Prize 2017

An open submission, inviting responses with no restrictions or theme, open to all contemporary visual artists, from across the globe, working in any medium. Now in it’s 6th year, the Bath Open Art Prize has included contemporary works of all types, by up-and-coming artists, established makers, and a few who don’t fit any mould out […]

Introbiz Business Events in South Wales for April, May & June…

PR and Networking Training Event at Bierkeller Cardiff, South Wales Stadium Plaza, Wood Street, Cardiff, CF10 1LA 6 April 2017 14:00pm – 18:00pm £22 View Event Ladies Business Women’s Lunch at Giovanni’s Restaurant, Cardiff, South Wales 8 Park Pl, Cardiff CF10 3DP 21 April 2017 12:30pm – 14:30pm £20 View Event Introbiz Business Networking Club […]

Networking: a-n Assembly event, Bristol

This May and June a-n will be delivering five Assembly events at locations across England in Margate, Liverpool, Bristol, Newcastle and Leeds. The sessions will take place over two days, pulling together speakers and training on a range of subjects. These will be complemented by artist-led tours, artists’ meals, and opportunities for networking and conversation with fellow artists […]

What to do when your baby is poorly: free advice sessions for parents of babies & young children

I am really pleased to tell you about some upcoming free advice sessions in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire on what to do when your baby is poorly. The advice sessions are being piloted by Bristol Health Partners and run through the Respiratory Infections Health Integration Team and are for all parents of babies […]

Festive Family Fun At The East Street Christmas Market: Saturday 26th November

There will be lots of festive family fun in Bedminster on Saturday 26th November at the East Street Christmas Market. Kids will be able to visit Father Christmas in his grotto and meet Rudolph, Dasher and Dancer, too! There will also be free art and craft activities for kids with Colourful Minds decorating cardboard Christmas […]

10 days to go until the Only Connect’s Christmas Event in Bristol


Just 10 days to go until the Only Connect’s Christmas Event – 24th Nov, in Bordeaux Quay, Bristol

Only Connect is Bristol’s longest-running and most eagerly anticipated red carpet party. 

A mixture of social and business networking, the annual Christmas Connections event is black-tie and only has one rule: every guest has the right to approach any other guest and start a conversation. 

Tickets for this Christmas event on Thursday 24th November currently cost just £20.50 plus a fee. 

Click here to find out more or book your ticket/s

Click the image below to see photos and what guests said about our last Christmas Only Connect which welcomed 540 guests.


The event starts at 7.30pm and is being held for the first time at the Harbourside’s prestigious Bordeaux Quay Restaurant. Using both floors, this special Christmas event promises to be one of the highlights of the party season.

To find out more or to book tickets, just click here.

Additional Event

Visit EVO Networking – Dec

Evo is the UK’s freshest business networking group. It’s membership based but welcomes visiting guests to try it out. 

The Bristol Group meets for Breakfast the first Wednesday of each month and also the middle Tuesday of every other month for a post-work meal. 

Link to Next 2 Events:

Wednesday 7th December (breakfast networking):

Tuesday 13th December (evening networking):  


If you are interested in being invited to the launch of their Swindon Group early in the New Year, you can register your interest online now. 

Book a Stand at Business Showcase South West 2017

Stands are now available for our May and Nov 2017 events. They cost as little as £275 ex vat for a 3m x 2m single stand with our current time-limited special offer. To find out more or to book your place before they sell out, call us today on 0117 959 6510. 

Sponsor The Event

Sponsoring the event is a great way to promote your business or organisation. We’ve welcomed many companies from Business West to Bentley!

Next Event

This is held at Bordeaux Quay in Bristol’s Harbourside. It’s from 7.30 ’til late on Thursday 24th November 2016.

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Showcase Events Limited, Trym Lodge, 1 Henbury Road, Bristol BS9 3HQ, United Kingdom