National Friendly urges Bristol’s digital innovators to come to aid of city’s literacy charity Ablaze

National Friendly, the Bristol-based insurer, has stepped in to support Ablaze with a new fundraising campaign. Under the initiative, the insurer will contribute funds to Ablaze. It will also use its influence to urge local businesses to contribute to the charity, to help them make good significant revenue shortfalls resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic. National…

Ablaze Poetry Competition 2020-21

Ablaze is delighted to announce our sixth poetry competition, in partnership with CMS and Intellect Ltd. We are also supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund as part of Bristol Poetic City. Ablaze is running another exciting poetry competition, giving Primary School pupils in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset the chance to write a…

Ablaze Poetry Competition

Ablaze is delighted to announce our fifth poetry competition, in partnership with Bristol Water and Intellect Ltd. Ablaze is running another exciting poetry competition, giving Primary School pupils in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset the chance to write a poem about ‘Water’. Winning entries will be published in a special Ablaze book. We are also…

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…