Bristol Takes Drugs... Seriously


A Week of Action For You To Explore How We Deal With People Who Use and Supply Drugs


This autumn, 29 September to 7 October, is the Week of Action on drug policy reform. Bristol-based Transform Drug Policy Foundation and Anyone’s Child Families for Safer Drug Control, have organised a series of events across Bristol. Come along and join one of the biggest conversations about drugs that our community has ever seen.



We are standing up to the “war on drugs” to protect people in Bristol from harm and to save lives today.


Here’s how you can get involved:


1. Thangam Debbonaire MP in conversation with Neil Woods author of 'Good Cop, Bad War', and Steve Rolles author of 'Legalising Drugs: The Key to Ending the War'


Join Ex undercover-cop Neil Woods, and leading expert on drug legalisation Steve Rolles, as they discuss their respective books and share their thoughts on the future of drugs-related crime and its legal aspects.

Waterstones, 11A, Union Galleries, Bristol BS1 3XD

Friday 29th September, 7pm-9pm

Tickets and more info here


2. Zones of Avoidance an award winning, multimedia live literature production which explores a mother’s quest to understand her daughter’s descent into addiction.



And ‘Drugs can be dangerous. But does banning them cause more harm than good?’ led by the founder of Bristol-based charity Transform Drug Policy Foundation

The Bristol Improv Theatre
Monday 2nd October, 8pm - 9:30pm


Join us for an exciting double special at Bristol’s Improv Theatre, exploring real-life human stories behind drug use. Watch the award winning Zones of Avoidance and learn more about what a new approach to drugs could mean for Bristol, your family and your community, with Danny Kushlick, founder of Transform Drug Policy Foundation.

Tickets and more info here


3. Legalise drugs and save our community - launch of the Transform Drug Policy Foundation mural, raising awareness of the urgent need to reform our drug laws

PRSC outdoor gallery, Jamaica Street, Bristol
Monday 2nd October, 12pm-5pm


4. Anyone’s Child Activist Training - join our training workshop and become an active campaigner for safer drug laws. This is your chance to put drug policy reform at the top of the agenda!

Transform Drug Policy Foundation, 9-10 King Street, Bristol, BS1 4EQ
Saturday 7th October, 11am -2pm

Want to know what you can do to help end the drug war? At our training workshop we will provide you with all the skills you need to get active in your local area. It will cover the basics of how to confidently make the case for legal regulation, how to find common ground with your audience, linking policy to the issues that matter to people, and how to respond to challenging concerns.

Tickets and more info here