Free Exhibition

5pm - 7pm

Your chance to see the latest research and insights into drug use, supply and harm reduction. Includes presentations and interactive exhibits on addiction, drug cultures, drug markets, psychedelics, opioid use and more. Speak to experts, see new perspectives, and view a mock-up safer drug consumption facility.

BDP are hosting three separate exhibition stalls:

    • Bristol Drugs Project

      Shining a light on harm reduction work and presenting “A Day in the Life of” – a photography project supporting work on skin and soft tissue infections.

    • Mock-up Safer Drug Consumption Room | Transform Drug Policy Foundation and Bristol Drugs Project 

      See what a Safe Drug Consumption Room  looks like and how it can save lives. There are over 150 similar facilities worldwide, but none in the UK yet.

    • Low Dead Space| University of Bristol and Bristol Drugs Project

      Why use low dead space needles and syringes? Presenting posters, booklets and a film designed with and for people who inject drugs, to promote the benefits of low dead space equipment alongside broader harm reduction approaches.

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Public Lecture & Panel Debate

7:30pm (ticketed)

Former government drug adviser and leading drugs researcher Professor David Nutt will talk about his experience in drug policy, and how it should change.

Leading local politicians and practitioners including Councillor Asher Craig (Deputy Mayor of Bristol), Professor David Nutt (Imperial College, London) and Maggie Telfer (CEO of Bristol Drugs Project), will answer questions from the audience and discuss how Bristol can lead the way in innovative drug policy. 

Tickets for the lecture and debate are currently SOLD OUT. The exhibition is still open to attend for free. 

Booking for this event has now closed.