Each year Minuteman Press Bristol provides varied pro bono marketing consultancy, graphic design and printing support to diverse worthy causes. In 2013 we started maintaining a record of those organisations supported.
20th Century Flicks 2013 – 2017
Possibly the last DVD rental establishment in Bristol. Well known and loyally supported; a den of film knowledge and expertise (oh and charming people).
Artjayne 2013 – 2017
Jayne Abbott is a talented Bristol fine artist, designer and photographer. Jayne produces diverse artwork, the majority of which have a West Country theme.
Bad Film Club (BBFC) 2014 – 2015
Visit new venues, meet new friends and enjoy a veritable feast of cinematography. Films researched, introduced, viewed and discussed over a pint. A genius concept, very popular, and the films are actually jolly good.
Bedminster Town Team and Business Improvement District (BID) 2013 – 2017
Exploit and eventually explode the gap between art, advertising and entertainment, high street retailing and real estate development. A visionary, strategic, strong operational management structure for Bedminster high streets.
Bedminster Winter Lantern Parade 2014 – 2017
A very successful local annual event, great fun for folk of all ages. Pleasure to be associated with and help out. Fun precession of homemade lanterns and miscellaneous illuminated creations. Funds are raised for various charities.
Bristol Association for Neighbourhood Daycare (BAND) 2013 – 2014
An umbrella organisation which supports and develops childcare provision in and around Bristol. BAND provide services to childcare providers, people working with children, families and employers.
Bristol City Centre Chaplaincy Trust 2013 – 2014
The Chaplaincy was started by Broadmead Baptist Church in 1987 with support from the other City Centre Churches. The chaplaincy was originally funded by a grant from the Baptist Union. The Bristol City Centre Chaplaincy Trust, representing the city centre churches and the business community, has been established to ensure continued funding and to support the main object of the Trust which is the provision of one or more Christian chaplains to serve the business community in the City of Bristol, their employees and families.
Bristol Cycling Campaign (BCyC) 2013 – 2017
Working for increased cycling; the vision realised via a safe and healthy environment. When cycle travel is recognised as secure and wholesome more commuters, leisure travellers, etc, of all ages will choose to cycle.
Bristol Fashion Ladies Barbershop Club 2013 – 2014
An award winning ladies’ chorus which strives for musical excellence in four-part A – Capella singing. Aiming to perform at the highest level in the Bristol area and raises funds for charities including Cancer Research UK and Macmillan Cancer Support.
Bristol Ornithological Club 2016
Promotes and encourages the scientific study of ornithology. An opportunity to meet with others sharing a similar interest in the Bristol area. Interesting events inside and ouside.
Bristol Refugee Rights 2013 – 2015
A voluntary organisation to uphold and champion the human rights of asylum seekers and refugees. A place of welcome in Bristol where asylum seekers and refugees can meet and be supported to play a full part in the life of the wider community and also campaign for the human rights of refugees and asylum seekers.
Bristol Shakespeare Festival 2015 – 2017
A programme of diverse Shakespeare events located in beautiful and unusual Bristol locations. The most fantastic asset for the people of Bristol and visitors to the city; managed by a dedicated team of volunteers.
Bristol South Labour Party 2013 – 2017
Doing great things and making a real difference for people and businesses in South Bristol. We owe them much.
Cannoli and Gun 2015 – 2016
Cannoli & Gun are a truly innovative and delightful concept, an audience of film enthusiasts viewing classic films in boutique locations with movie co-ordinated beautiful food; such a clever concept for Bristol folk and city visitors, a charming alternative to the multiplex and a fun evening out. Come along and feel the love.
Fairtrade in the South West 2013 – 2017
Enabling people to work their way out of poverty and build a more sustainable future for themselves and their families. A different way of doing trade – one that seeks to combat the injustices that can be present in conventional trade and put people first.
Figure 8 Festival 2012 – 2013
Taking place at the Trinity Centre, Bristol with a fantastic line-up including Dodgy, Chris T-T and Pete Roe. The festival raises £5000 for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Forest of Avon Trust 2013 – 2017
The Forest of Avon Trust is the local charity for trees in and around Bristol. Trees make a huge contribution to our quality of life now and in the future. The Forest of Avon Trust plant trees, provide training and advice, and bring the benefits of trees to children, businesses and communities through tree planting, activity days and Forest School.
FUZE Bristol 2012 – 2013
One of the largest events in Bristol. All profits are to anti-slavery, supporting the fight to eliminate all forms of slavery around the world. Fuze 2014 will focus on the recognition and abolishment of forced labour in the cotton industry.
Gert Macky Pictures and Books 2014 – 2017
Publishers of poetry and pictures based in Bristol and managed by the talented illustrator that is Dru Marland.
Isadora Vibes 2012 – 2013
Isadora Vibes is a performance artist and poet. Weaving vulnerability and fragile beauty into tender, visceral truth, this is a poet with a bravura that is sensually honest and strikingly bold engaging her audience with words in an intimate, confessional way.
Just Do It For Charity 2012 – 2013
A 3500 solo cycling ride across the US to raise £20,000 for the Alzheimer’s Society and Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital.
Liberated Words Poetry Film Festival 2013 – 2017
Hosted by Lucy English and Sarah Tremlett. The first and best UK poetry film festival, featuring international screenings, films specially created for the festival in response to poems by Philip Gross, Jo Bell, Jonny Fluffypunk and Lucy English. Special guests include: T.S. Eliot Prize-winning poet Philip Gross and award-winning Bristol-based artist and film-maker Joe Magee.
one25 2013 – 2017
Step away from the streets. An organisation that reaches out to women trapped in, or vulnerable to, street sex work, supporting them to break free and build new lives away from violence, poverty and addiction.
OXFAM 2013 – 2017
A well known charity providing emergency and development work to 13.5 million people.
St Luke’s Church, Brislington 2014 – 2017
A delightful Church of England parish Church located in Brislington Bristol.
She Makes War 2014 – 2015
The solo music project of Laura Kidd: Lauren Laverne said ‘She’s ace’ and we believe Lauren; a Bristol musician worth supporting.
T.I.G.E.R. Co-operative 2014 – 2015
A not-for-profit co-operative based in Bristol which delivers workshops on gender equality and sexism; currently all work on a voluntary basis and any profits are re-invested in workshop resources and keeping the organisation running.
Unique Voice 2014 – 2015
Drama and creativity to enhance literacy and social skills; education to empower young people.
Victoria Park Action Group 2013 – 2014
Victoria Park takes up 60 acres of Bristol, just to the South of the city centre, in between the districts of Totterdown and Windmill Hill. You will find various features including a water maze, an enclosed childrens’ play area, a natural gym, marked run routes, a bowling club, a tennis club and skate park.
What the Frock! Comedy Club 2013 – 2014
Comedy nights in Bristol, Exeter and Birmingham, and in addition improvisation theatre, socials, quizzes and open mic competitions. A showcase of the best in women’s comedy.