Inspired by the Great Exhibition of 1851, the Bristol Housing Festival will take place in October 2018. This will coincide with Bristol acting as host to the Global Parliament of Mayors – providing a global audience for the festival.

Following the launch, the Festival will run for five years, in which time various new communities will be funded, commissioned and built across the city.

The Bristol Housing Festival will test and showcase new ways of creating homes and communities on sites across Bristol over three years. Using temporarily available, or ‘meanwhile’ land (both public and privately owned) in the city, the Festival will facilitate collaborative innovation that will advance, new housing models, new investment, new technology-enabled solutions and new models for social interaction that will allow restorative new communities to flourish.

Dates: Friday 19th October – Thursday 4th November

Address for the Festival is Waterfront Square, Bristol, BS1 5LL

Click the links below for more info on the festival


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