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Author: BZT

Bringing together the work Thekla does to support safer nights out

By Alex Black, General Manager Moored in Bristol’s floating harbour since the early 80s, Thekla has been a mainstay of the city’s night life for over 30 years. Playing host to a mix of live music and club events covering all genres almost everyone in Bristol can give you a story of a great night…
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No. 1 Harbourside completes the Zero Tolerance hat trick!

By Clare Lowe, Events and Marketing Manager No.1 Harbourside is a restaurant, bar and music venue bang in the middle of Bristol centre. Located on the historical harbourside it’s a meeting place for tourists and locals alike and being central it is a hotspot as a late-night bar, with live music every Wednesday through Sunday. Being…
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What do an Irish pub and a 90’s nightclub both have in common?

By Keshia Davies, Sales and Marketing Manager Answer: We care about your safety when you’re in our venue. This August, at Molloy’s and Popworld on Baldwin Street, we’ve signed the Bristol Zero Tolerance Pledge. As a dual-site venue, with customers and staff from all walks of life with all manner of experiences, we want to ensure…
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‘It’s horrible and it ruins your night’ – Raising awareness of sexual assaults in bars and clubs

By Avon and Somerset Police **This piece contains references to content that some readers may find upsetting or triggering** Avon and Somerset Police have launched a campaign to highlight the issue of sexual assault in bars and clubs, which has become so routine, that some people now expect it to happen to them every time they go…
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Women speak out about experiences of domestic violence and abuse to help others

By Centre for Academic Primary Care A new resource designed to support women experiencing domestic violence and abuse has been launched on the HealthTalk charity website. The resource, developed by researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Oxford with funding from the NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Programme, includes over 30 video- and audio-recorded interviews with women who describe a…
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The Island supports Bristol Zero Tolerance

By Jane Hartoch, Centre Manager Our event staff at our Basement Venue recently updated their Good Night Out Training as part of our pledge to support Bristol Zero Tolerance to address gender-based harassment. During the training we were reminded of the amazing range of people who use our building and the great people we work with to put on…
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The Canteen signs up to Bristol Zero Tolerance

By Clare Lowe , Marketing and Events Manager  The Canteen has become something of a Stokes Croft institution. Housed underneath the creative hub of Hamilton House it attracts so many people from different walks of life. Earlier this year we signed the Bristol Zero Tolerance pledge. As a venue that offers a place to see live music, party nights…
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Bristol Zero Tolerance and the night time economy

By Rachel Wall Sexual harassment in nightclubs, bars and pubs is an unfortunate, but very real feature of some nights out for women. When you feel an unwanted hand on your body, hear a sexually overt comment that silences you, or even the chillingly subversive words, ‘it’s just a joke’, the night doesn’t seem as…
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The Louisiana pledges to Zero Tolerance

By Laure Noverraz, Promoter The Louisiana is an iconic music venue based in Bristol’s centre, on the edge of Southville. We have been putting on local and international bands since 1996! The family run venue has capacity for 140 with around 85% female staff while approximately 60% of customers are male. Although The Louisiana has always…
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The Old Market Assembly leads the way for Zero Tolerance venues in Bristol

By Clare Lowe, Events Coordinator The Old Market Assembly has been open since December 2015 and in late 2016 as well as being a restaurant/bar we started to have more late night events in the venue along with our weekend music nights and nightly shows at The Wardrobe Theatre. The building has a rich history within…
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