Ablaze named by Speed as its charity of 2019

Ablaze is delighted to have been selected by local PR and Communications consultancy Speed as their charity of the year for 2019. Speed will support Ablaze in tackling the inequality of opportunity for young people across the West of England. With a 14-year heritage in PR and communications, Speed is dedicated to championing the importance…

West of England Mentoring nominated for an award.

Ablaze is absolutely delighted to announce that West of England Mentoring is a finalist in the National Mentoring Awards 2019! West of England Mentoring (WEM) works with schools and businesses to provide business mentors to students aged 12-16 across the West of England.  WEM is run by Ablaze in partnership with Mentoring Plus, Babbasa and Bath Bridge.…

Miles Chambers Poetry Workshops a huge success!

Bristol poet Miles Chambers gave a fantastic series of poetry workshops in Bristol schools organised by Ablaze, thanks to a kind donation by Bristol Airport. The workshops were held to celebrate Ablaze’s fourth poetry competition and to inspire children to pick up their pens and enter the competition. The theme for this year’s poetry competition…

Free books for schools!

Bristol charities Ablaze and Above & Beyond have teamed up to offer schools free books! ‘Don’t Be Scared’ is a wonderful anthology of poems and short stories by well-known authors and artists, including Julia Donaldson, Michael Rosen and Quentin Blake. This amazing hardback book also contains beautiful illustrations and is recommended for children aged 7+. It…

Ablaze Poetry Competition

Ablaze is delighted to announce our fourth annual Poetry Competition, in association with Bristol Airport, Intellect Ltd. and Miles Chambers. “Poetry has put me in situations and enabled me to meet people I could never have imagined. I’ve been invited to sit on the Queen’s table during her jubilee tour, performed a social media campaign…