Key Information:

Date and time
Thu 02 November 2023
18:00 - 20:00
Arnolfini Arts, Further info
Events Team
Booking required


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This event is part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series (BDAS). BDAS provides an opportunity to hear unique perspectives and insights from change makers, activists, entrepreneurs and people who have achieved amazing things in Bristol and beyond.

About Jonny Keeling

Jonny has worked at the BBC Natural History Unit for 27 years producing and directing wildlife and adventure documentaries. These include Planet Earth, Planet Earth II, and the upcoming Planet Earth III, David Attenborough’s Life of Mammals, Mountain Gorilla, The Natural World, Wildlife on One, the scientific expedition series - Lost Land of the Volcano and the conservation series - Lost Land of the Tiger. He was head of the Children’s Natural History Unit for 7 years responsible for shows such as Deadly 60 and Andy’s Dinosaur Adventures. More recently, he was executive producer on the BAFTA and Emmy award winning Seven Worlds, One Planet, producer on the 3D Antarctica giant screen movie and executive producer on the next BBC landmark series – ‘Asia.’

Jonny is currently the head of the BBC Natural History Unit.


18:00 Arrival and registration
18:30 Event starts
19:30 Drinks and networking

Registration and tickets

  • Cost: Free
  • Attendance: Booking required


Arnolfini Arts
16 Narrow Quay


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Venue information

  • Disabled parking: No
  • Step-free access: Yes
  • Accessible toilets: Yes
  • Assisted Listening: Yes
  • Guide or assistance dog-friendly: Yes
  • Quiet spaces available: Yes