What do Dr Phil Hammond, apple juice pressing and social prescribing have in common? They were all part of Healthy City Week Bristol 2016.
Healthy City Week is a programme of events, taster sessions and activities that aims to inspire citizens of Bristol to achieve healthier lifestyles as part of a more sustainable future city. Healthy City Week is organised by Bristol Green Capital Partnership.
Bristol Health Partners were the main sponsors, helping make this city-wide celebration of health a reality. This was its second year, building on the success of Healthy City Week during Bristol’s year as European Green Capital in 2015.
Taking place between 15-22 October, the week included:
Highlights from the week included:
Bristol Health Partners Director David Relph said:
“Healthy City Week Bristol 2016 has brought the people of Bristol together to not only talk about health, but take direct action to improve their health and wellbeing. There really isn’t anything else like it going on in the city around health, so it’s an honour that Bristol Health Partners can support it. It’s been wonderful to see people from so many neighbourhoods and backgrounds come together like this. I look forward to continuing our support of Healthy City Week Bristol 2017.”
Healthy City Week Bristol 2017 will run from 7-14 October. Look out for forthcoming announcements about Healthy City Week 2017 at www.bristolgreencapital.org/
Images courtesy of Artur Tixiliski