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A Sustainable Hub in the Heart of Bristol

Global Goals Centre and Artspace Lifespace are delighted to announce that they will be working together to create an exciting new arts and sustainability hub in Broadmead - Sparks Bristol. 

Breathing new life into the old M&S building on a ‘meanwhile use’ basis until the site is redeveloped, the ambition is to create a vibrant, positive venue where local people and visitors can shop, recycle and explore what a greener, fairer and creative future could look like. 

Click below to find out more about the project and how you can get involved or donate to support Sparks Bristol.

Our Projects

Voices: Art is Refuge

This project celebrates the work and creative resilience of Bristol-based artists in the UK's refugee and migrant community. Like migration, arts and crafts are as old as humanity. They transcend language and cultural barriers, opening doors to new possibilities for sharing and expression.

Join us to celebrate thousands of artists who leave their home each year in pursuit of freedom. Their routes are varied and experiences are diverse but they all have one thing in common: their refuge in art.



An exciting competition across Bristol to inspire and equip young people to take action for climate and social justice.

Learn about the journey of your clothes with THREADS interactive game.

Threads Game

Our interactive game takes you on a journey that reveals the impact of fast fashion on people and planet.

Graphic showing people holding up signs, each showing one of the 17 Global Sustainable Development Goals.

The Bristol 17 Campaign

Bristol heroes tell their stories of how they are working towards the Goals and challenge us all to play our part.

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Geography Southwest

A wide-ranging resource hub for students, teachers and anyone else with an interest in geography.

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Educational Resources on Sustainability

Free teaching resources to inspire children about sustainability through national curriculum learning.

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Reform Africa – upcycling plastic waste

A short Youtube video introducing Reform Africa, a social enterprise from Uganda, that turns single-use plastic into sustainable and colorful bags.

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