Flamboyance on Bristol Harbour

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Usually most birds soar, but in this case ours used oars as the BJC Flamingos swooped into third place during this years’ Bristol Dragon Boat Festival. Aside from the chance to sport some fabulous fancy dress costumes and show some team spirit, the event was held to raise money for Bristol-based charity The Brightwell, which provides […]

Monthly Roundup: May 2022

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In the month the Royal West of England Academy reopened and renowned street art festival, Upfest made its post-pandemic debut, we started our 22/23 year with a bang. Our Monthly Meeting guest of honour was Pam Barbato, of Act!on Net Zero, who talked to us about the company’s mission and the behavioural changes needed in […]

BJC raises money for Emmaus Bristol fundraising campaign to buy a defibrillator for the Stokes Croft area

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Bristol Junior Chamber has raised over £1,400 to support local homelessness charity Emmaus Bristol in its bid to secure a defibrillator in Stokes Croft. Young professionals’ networking organisation Bristol Junior Chamber (BJC) has raised over £1,400 for Emmaus Bristol, one of hundreds of Emmaus charities across the world. The money raised will go towards a […]

BJC welcomes new President for 2022-23

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I’m Kate Woosnam, President of Bristol Junior Chamber 2022-2023. I’m very excited to be in this role and I am looking forward to my 12 months as President. I was previously an employment lawyer for around eight years in Bristol, before I moved into an employee relations role in house in HR in London. I […]

Hello from BJC!

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We realise we’re coming to you a little late with our 2021 update, but who else just wanted to get January done and dusted?! Now we’re in to February and as the situation continues to be very challenging in many different ways for us all, we just wanted to say hello and to let you […]

Bristol Junior Chamber raises over £5,000 for Above & Beyond in socially distanced charity challenge

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Bristol Junior Chamber (BJC), a networking organisation for young professionals in the city, has raised £5,090 for Above & Beyond, a local charity raising funds for Bristol city centre hospitals and supporting NHS staff, in a socially distanced charity challenge. The challenge, ‘Virtually there! The Bristol to Hanover race’, saw BJC members team up with […]

Hannover, August 2018

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Every year there is an exchange between the Hannover and Bristol Junior Chambers.  2018 was the turn of the BJC to visit Hannover, and what a wonderful weekend we had.  Read on to find out more & see photos here! The Hannover – Bristol exchange has been going for 20+ years, with a huge impact to Junior […]

BJC Thatchers Cycle 2018

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 Not dissuaded by the drizzle 14 intrepid cyclists set off from Bristol on Saturday for a 35 mile round trip to Myrtle Farm for a tour of the Thatchers cider mill.  Following a hearty pub lunch in Churchill and clad in attractive hi-viz jackets the group thoroughly enjoyed exploring the orchard and learning about the […]