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Circuit of Bath Walk 2017

27 September 2017

Congratulations and thank you to the 500 walkers who took part in the Circuit of Bath Walk on Sun 24 Sep. It was a wonderful day and luckily the rain held off!  

Brain of Bath 2017 winners

7 July 2017

The temperature was very sultry inside Bath’s Historic Assembly Rooms but that didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the 21 teams who took part the annual Brain of Bath competition in aid of Julian House. In addition to an amazing range of subject matter covered the participants were also entertained by showbiz snippets from one of… Read More

30th anniversary year

4 May 2017

2017 is an important anniversary for Julian House.  Over this period the charity has not only changed lives – in many cases it has saved lives.  None of this would have been possible without the support of the community at large and many other key key stakeholders.   During the year we will be celebrating the important work that has been done… Read More

Brain of Bath 2017 update

4 May 2017

QUIZZARDS TAKE AWAY COVETED TROPHY AT FAMOUS QUIZ EVENT Now in its 19th year the Brain of Bath is a popular fixture in the corporate calendar.  Last year’s winners were a group of media and finance professionals who entered under the banner of “The Quizzards of Odd”.  Not only could they spot the difference between… Read More

Our new Aspire Business Manager, Jane

19 January 2017

Jane became Business Manager for Aspire in July 2016, after many years of coordinating the social enterprise. Jane is tasked with using her excellent customer service skills to grow the social enterprise further.  Jane also provides essential support to the team leaders as well as managing the day to day running of the business. Jane… Read More

Our new Employment Support Worker, Mai

19 January 2017

Meet Mai Brillet, the new Employment Support Worker at Julian House Bristol. Mai is based at the Aspire Property Maintenance and the Julian House Bike Workshop. Mai’s role is to develop the Build A Bike course, work experience and volunteer opportunities at the social enterprises, as well as providing one to one employment support to… Read More

Phil’s Story

19 January 2017

Phil, 45 years old.  Previously a St Vincent’s resident, he is now full time Gardening Team Leader at Aspire. “Before St Vincent’s I was languishing in a cycle of drink, drugs, crime, prison and my life was pretty much going nowhere.” “I came to St Vincent’s because I was serving a prison sentence and I… Read More

Our new Social Enterprise Area Manager

19 January 2017

Esther Passingham joined Julian House 6 months ago as the Social Enterprise Area Manager, responsible for the Julian House Bike Workshops and Aspire Property Maintenance. She moved to Bristol to join Julian House from Worcestershire where she had managed and developed charities and social enterprises since 2000. Helen Bedser, Business Development Director said “we are… Read More

Autumn Events Round Up

11 October 2016

A huge thank you to all the participants and volunteers who have taken part and helped at our most recent events. The success of our fundraising events lies with the amazing people who take part, raising vital funds for our projects, and the support from our fantastic volunteers who make everything run like clockwork. Thank… Read More

Fun run makes a colourful splash

5 October 2016

750 people took part in our second Julian House Colour Fun Run, which was once again held in the beautiful Oldbury Court Estate. We were blessed with glorious weather all day as the fun runners ran, walked and skipped around the 5km course whilst getting splashed with brightly coloured paint! Lots of happy faces raising… Read More

10 great reasons to volunteer

8 September 2016

Volunteering is a great way to help to make life better for homeless and vulnerable people in your local community. You also get to meet people, learn new skills & expand your horizons. Jacqui, one of our volunteers, spoke to us and gave her top 10 reasons why she loves giving some of her time: I… Read More

Mary’s story

23 August 2016

Motivated by wanting to be the best mum she could, Mary moved into Julian House in 2014 to get specialist help to overcome her addiction to alcohol and rebuilt a life for herself and her son.  “My son is staying with his dad while I’m at Julian House and I know I am in the… Read More