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Shift Bristol is a not for profit organisation providing innovative and immersive training in building sustainability and resilience. We have 20 years experience of teaching practical skills, design systems and collaborative approaches. We invite you to find your passion, challenge yourself and take positive action.

Proper Job!

Bristol’s newest event for people building livelihoods in the circular economy. Proper Job! is a fresh, pioneering idea, combining a careers fair, knowledge exchange, and networking opportunities. Friday 20th October.

Permaculture Courses

We are running both ‘Introduction To Permaculture Design' courses (weekend courses Nov 10-13; and Dec 1-3) and a 'Full Permaculture Design Course' (January to March 2024).

Mark Simmons

Showing at Proper Job!, will be some of Mark Simmons preliminary work from his ongoing photo documentary project, ‘Making a Difference’

Practical Sustainability Course

Bookings for the 2024-2025 course will open at the end of Jan 2024. Sign up to our newsletter to be notified when the link goes live!


Find out more about our upcoming events and courses, including Proper Job!, Bristol’s newest event for people building livelihoods in the circular economy (Oct 20th 2023).

Networking and Collaboration

From permaculture designing, to building roundhouses, we're always on the lookout for grassroot organisations, projects and businesses to team up with!

"An immensely powerful and informative course with exceptional people involved throughout, extremely thorough with a good balance of practical and theoretical learning in a huge range of subjects and skills."