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17AUG

Europe’s largest waterslide opens an hour outside Bristol

The Tropical Cyclone opened yesterday at the Center Parcs in Longleat Forest, only an hour from Bristol, becoming the largest waterslide in Europe. There was good news for the South West’s thrill-seekers yesterday, as the largest four-person...
17AUG

Simplyhealth Great Bristol Half Marathon on September 17th

If you'd like to raise money for a good cause, improve your fitness, hit a PB or become the proud owner of a shiny new half marathon medal, then the Simplyhealth Great Bristol Half Marathon is for you. On Sunday 17th September, Bristol...
17AUG

Australian band Furnace and the Fundamentals to play at The Fleece in Bristol

Sydney high-energy cover band Furnace and the Fundamentals are bringing their dynamic, high-octane, live show and extensive songbook of classic covers to Bristol on Saturday August 26th at The Fleece as part of the Propaganda club...
17AUG

Bigger is better at the Smoke Haus in Bristol

The restaurant in central Bristol has been carving out a reputation based on its authentic barbecue experience, its relaxed atmosphere and, of course, its massive portions. The age-old and much-repeated adage has it that less is more, a suggestion...
17AUG

Fat Lip's Stars of Summer to play at The Lanes in Bristol

On Saturday 19th Fat Lip DJs and several local bands will celebrate the end of the summer with cover sets from their favourite bands from this year's festival season. The last couple of years Fat Lip have ran pre-Reading parties where...
16AUG

Chocolate café to open in Bristol

Mrs Potts Chocolate House is to open next month on Bristol’s Park Street, where it will offer a series of sweet snacks to satisfy the city’s chocoholics. September will see something of a cocoaphony arrive in Bristol, when Mrs Potts...
16AUG

The Pretenders to play Bristol show

The transatlantic pop-rock group centring around the song-writing of Chrissy Hynde have announced a gig at Bristol’s Colston Hall on Wednesday 11th October. It’s time to pretend…   The Pretenders are back in the game...
16AUG

The Red Arrows to fly over Bristol this afternoon

The world-famous team of aerobatic aircraft will fly over Filton at 2.37pm this afternoon to mark a celebration of Concorde at the Aerospace Bristol museum. The sky above Bristol will be just that bit more spectacular this afternoon, when it will...
15AUG

With Confidence supporting Mayday Parade at Bristol's O2 Academy

With Confidence will be supporting Mayday Parade at Bristol's O2 Academy on September 29th to follow on from an incredible set of performances at Slam Dunk Festival earlier this year. Mayday Parade is an American rock band from Tallahassee,...
15AUG

Bristol Business of the Week: Tikk

Our business of the week is Tikk, the mobile ticketing app that ticks all the boxes. We spoke to Martin Hiscox about the ethical intentions of the project, the functionality of the app and how he has enjoyed launching a business in Bristol. Tell...
15AUG

My Bristol Food: Sus Davy

In our My Bristol Food series, we talk with some of the most prominent Bristol foodies around to get their take on what makes the city's culinary scene tick and also get their recommendations. This week we spoke with Sus Davy... Who are you?  I'm...
15AUG

Luke Jerram’s street pianos arrive in Bristol

The new project from the man behind the Park Street waterslide, Play Me, I’m Yours, sees 18 pianos stationed around Bristol to be tinkled on by its public. Yesterday, on an unassuming Monday morning, 10 brightly coloured pianos appeared...
15AUG

Pop-rock group R5 to play at the Fleece in Bristol

Supporting the release of their new EP, New Addictions, pop-rock group R5 have announced the UK leg of their New Addictions world tour with a show on September 18th at the Fleece in Bristol. The European leg, featuring...
15AUG

Join the Bristol Show Choir this term

Get your hands on some of the razzle-dazzle offered by the Bristol Show Choir, who are currently recruiting enthusiastic singers for the exciting schedule they have ahead. Has your weekly timetable been lacking some musical inspiration? Are your...
15AUG

Tom's Family Fun Day & Dog Show | Sunday 27 August 2017

Tom's Family Fun Day & Dog Show is an upcoming charity event in aid of Tom, a Bristolian recently diagnosed with stage four stomach cancer. It takes place on Sunday 27th August at Vassals Park in Bristol.  Tom has been...
14AUG

Solve a murder mystery at the Bristol Hippodrome

The Bristol Hippodrome will raise the curtain on their best-kept secret when they host a murder mystery supper on Friday 25th August. Do you fancy yourself as something of a Sherlock Holmes or Hercule Poirot? Or do you have much more of the Morse...
14AUG

Charlie Sloth to host Bristol results night

The Radio 1Xtra DJ will be calling the shots and spinning the tunes at Ramshackle’s A Level Results party at Bristol’s O2 Academy on Thursday 17th August. For better or for worse, the evening of your A Level results should be spent...
14AUG

This week at Bristol’s Smoke and Mirrors

Smoke and Mirrors is Bristol's premier magical bar and theatre, hosting an array of outstanding shows to which people have been flocking for some time now, and with the shows they are hosting this week it really is no surprise!  Tonight...