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27MAR

Pop pioneers Sparks announce new album and Bristol show on their European tour

Sparks, the musical mavericks from California, have announced a Bristol date for their upcoming European tour in support of their hugely anticipated album, Hippopotamus. They will be at at The 02 Academy on Tuesday 26th September. Brothers Ron...
27MAR

David Walliams' Gangsta Granny is taking to the stage and coming to The Bristol Hippodrome

David Walliams - certified National Treasure - has now had his most popular children’s book turned into a full-scale stage show and it’s coming to Bristol. Gangsta Granny will play a 4-day, 7-show run at The Hippodrome from May 31st until...
27MAR

Bristol becomes European City of Sport for 2017

The city assumed the title when the European City of Sport baton was passed to the Mayor and Lord Mayor at half time during the match between Bristol Rugby and Gloucester Rugby on Friday night. As of Friday night, Bristol is now the European City...
24MAR

Bristol Mother's Day Guide 2017

Whether you're looking for somewhere to celebrate, a great spot to get some flowers or perhaps an item of jewellery, Bristol has you covered. We picked out some of our favourite ways to celebrate Mother's Day so you can ensure the spacial...
24MAR

Bristol's weekend highlights: 24th-26th March

Whether it's sport, theatre, music or nightlife that you're after this weekend, Bristol has you covered with a wide variety of eclectic activity taking place across the city. We have compiled our favourite examples below; thank us later.     Friday   Bristol...
23MAR

Warehouse Wardrobe Vintage pop-up in Bristol to Help Refugees

The grassroots charity shop Warehouse Wardrobe, set up in aid of Calais-based Help Refugees, is hosting a vintage clothes pop-up market at Roll for the Soul next Wednesday (29th March). Do good to look good. Next Wednesday, a pop-up vintage sale...
23MAR

Corporate Team Competition at Bloc Climbing in Bristol

The competition, taking place next Friday (31st March), offers the chance for Bristol businesses to test their climbing abilities in a fun, friendly and relaxed environment. Read on for how to apply. What better way is there to build a team than...
23MAR

Indian fine dining at The Mint Room in Bristol

The restaurant, set in the tranquil midst of Clifton, offers a sleek and elegant dining experience - and arguably the finest Indian food in Bristol.  The Mint Room is well worthy of the copious hyperbole which has been heaped on it, by critics...
22MAR

Colston Hall to celebrate 150th anniversary with Bristol harbour concert

The star-studded concert, which features the likes of Roots Manuva and Loyle Carner, will take place on the 21st July 2017 to coincide both with Colston Hall’s birthday and the beginning of this year's Harbour Festival. Happy birthday,...
22MAR

Venture just outside Bristol for the Cooper's Hill cheese-rolling spectacular

The annual cheese-rolling race will take place at Cooper’s Hill in Gloucestershire on the 29th May as a continuation of one of the West Country’s weirder institutions. You would have to be crackers to take part… Let’s...
22MAR

A guide to vintage shopping in Bristol

Bristol is packed with vintage stores and they all offer something different. We couldn’t be prouder to draw your attention to some of the very best. There are places all over the city and they are absolute goldmines...!   Situated on...
22MAR

Line-up announced for Balter Festival just outside Bristol

The festival, which draws eclectically from underground electronic and bombastic live music, will take place at Chepstow Racecourse between the 2nd and 4th June. More details below. The first weekend in June sees the return of Balter Festival,...
22MAR

Cocktails and music in Bristol at The Doghouse

Located deep within the beating heart of Bristol, The Doghouse is the hip, happening bar which can ably satisfy ears as well as taste-buds. Leave the collar at home and head on down! Coupling the ability to book stellar DJs with a proven acumen...
21MAR

Luke Jerram’s Moon illuminates Bristol’s Wills Memorial Building

Museum of the Moon, the latest installation from the man behind the Park Street waterslide has been suspended in the space above guests visiting the university building’s Great Hall, which will open to the public this weekend. Luke...
21MAR

The Festival of the Dead returns to Bristol

Bristol’s very own skeletal celebration of all things mortal will take over the O2 Academy on the 25th November. Move quickly for tickets, early birds have already sold out! Though it is common to feel like a shell or skeleton of your...
21MAR

Where to catch the home nations' footballing action this week in Bristol

England face The Old Enemy in Germany on Wednesday 22nd before welcoming Lithuania to Wembley on Sunday 26th March. Our Celtic brothers, Wales and Ireland, face each other on Friday evening. Here’s a rundown of the very best spots in Bristol to...
21MAR

Bristol meets Macy Gray - the exclusive interview

Following her headline show at this year's Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival, Macy Gray spoke to us in an exclusive interview backstage at Colston Hall. Kelly Jobanputra got the gossip, listen below.  
20MAR

Bristol named the UK’s best place to live in 2017

Bristol beats off stiff competition to top The Sunday Times Best Places to Live guide, as announced yesterday, the most prestigious in a series of recent accolades for the city. Bristol has been voted the best place to live in the UK by The Sunday...