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…

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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…

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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…

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National Mentoring Day

Could you help support West of England Mentoring on National Mentoring Day? West of England Mentoring (WEM) provide positive volunteer mentors from local organisations to help students aged 12-15 raise aspirations, follow their interests and make plans for the world of work. WEM delivers national best practice in business mentoring to students across the region and Ablaze…

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Airbus Workshops off to a Flying Start

The first Airbus Flying Challenge workshop of 2018/19 was a great success! Year 9 students from Bristol Metropolitan Academy really enjoyed their first visit to Airbus on the 19th September. Students were introduced to the year-long programme and given an insight into what they can expect over the next 10 months. 20 lucky students from…

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