The Bristol Active Life Project (BALP) offers sessions across Bristol for people who’ve experienced or are living with long-term mental illness and are unable to access mainstream activities due to their mental health. BALP sessions include badminton, football, gym based exercise, walking, women’s yoga and tai chi.
Resources: Wellbeing activities
Life Cycle UK is a charity that aims to help more people unlock the benefits of cycling. The charity offers cycle training, friendly group cycle rides, bike maintenance courses, low-cost bikes and more.
A charity which aims to promote well-being in people with mild to moderate mental health issues.
Positive Minds offers support and advice to help adults improve their wellbeing and reduce the mental and emotional stress in their life through one to one support and monthly coffee mornings.
Offers a wide range of free courses and workshops for people living in Bristol including sessions on Confidence Building, Mindfulness and Building Resilience.
Courses focused on helping people with their recovery by providing opportunities to learn new skills, make new friendships, build confidence and inspire others.
Studio Upstairs is a charity that provides artistic resources and education in a therapeutic community setting for people with mental or emotional difficulties. The charity offers facilities for painting, drawing, mixed media, digital and 3D work.
Walk Out is a project specifically for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people to get together to share time, thoughts and the surprisingly amazing walks in and around Bristol. In partnership with Walk for Health Bristol, this project will bring accessible, gentle and welcoming walking groups to anyone who would like to join.
WWW is a group for gay women who meet to walk together and catch up with old and new friends in a relaxed environment. We look forward to meeting any gay women who would like to join us. Generally the walks are 6 – 8 miles in length and take place in the south west. The group welcomes gay women over 16 and well behaved and controlled dogs.
Windmill Hill City Farm is a charity that provides recreation, education and therapy using food, farming and the environment as a theme.