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29SEP

Bristol trio Dogeyed to play seated show at The Lanes

Catch the band on a Bristol stage for the first time since early March.   Renowned three-piece Dogeyed will be performing live at The Lanes in October, booked as part of a series of seated shows put together by local promoters Gravy Train...
29SEP

Applications closing for Visitor Assistant roles at Spike Island

Don't miss out on a great opportunity to join Spike Island's growing gallery team.   Spike Island is on the lookout for new additions to their gallery and events team, advertising three part-time Visitor Assistant positions for the...
29SEP

Bristol Bears' 2020/21 Gallagher Premiership fixture list revealed

Get the lowdown as Pat Lam's side prepare for the start of a new campaign.   A full fixture list has been revealed for the 2020/21 Gallagher Premiership season, with the first round of fixtures on hold until late November after the...
28SEP

WIN a year's supply of free wraps with Shake Wrap & Roll

Don't miss the chance to win 12 months of free wraps from one of Bristol's best-loved lunch spots.   Mealtime maestros Shake Wrap & Roll have officially launched their latest competition, giving Bristolians the chance to win a...
28SEP

Bristol Bears reach first-ever European Challenge Cup final

Pat Lam's side will be competing for their first piece of silverware in October.   Bristol Bears confirmed their spot in the European Challenge Cup final over the weekend, coming out on top at Ashton Gate Stadium against French outfit Bordeaux-Begles.   World-renowned...
28SEP

BARBIE lead nationwide call to #CancelTheCurfew

Hospitality groups across the country are pushing for the revocation of the government's 10pm curfew.   The Bristol Association of Restaurants, Bars and Independent Establishments (BARBIE) are leading a push for the government...
25SEP

Photography exhibition documenting 80s anarcho-punk opens at Martin Parr Foundation

The exhibition is by renowned Manx documentary photographer Chris Killip.   Lost photographs documenting the style, theatricality and raw energy of the Anarcho-Punk movement have just gone on display in Bristol.   Located...
25SEP

New bar and restaurant ready to open on Church Road

The Red Church opens its door next week with a focus on quality food and music.    An old bank in Bristol has been transformed into a bar and restaurant following a major renovation, with the former head chef of The Ethicurean behind...
25SEP

Basement 45 to reopen this weekend

Bookings are free across two nights of sit-down sessions.   The team behind Basement 45 have confirmed plans to reopen this weekend, as they get ready to host two socially-distanced evening sessions with music provided by renowned local...
25SEP

New murals celebrate food and community in St Pauls

The vibrant new artwork spans three hubs of the St Pauls community.   Local artist team Graft have started work on a collection of murals in St Pauls, inspired by the local community and designed around soul food recipes submitted by...
24SEP

Watch a preview of Virtually Upfest

Your first look at Virtually Upfest.   On Friday, a virtual version of Bristol’s street art festival, Upfest, launches.   Virtually Upfest will see Bedminster’s North Street virtually reconstructed with a retro...
24SEP

89-year-old fundraiser takes to the skies once again for Bristol Children’s Hospital

The adrenaline-fuelled stunt was the latest in John Wilkins' fundraising activities in support of The Grand Appeal.    For more than 20 years, 89-year old John Wilkins has undertaken adventurous fundraising activities...
24SEP

Bristol Hippodrome pantomime postponed due to coronavirus

The decision comes following extensive consultation between venue operators and event staff.   The Bristol Hippodrome team have confirmed that this year's panto won't be going ahead, with festive performances postponed at ATG theatre...
24SEP

Support your local: How to get behind Bristol pubs under the new government guidelines

Pubs across the UK are facing uncertain futures as they adapt to new safety rules.   A new set of COVID-safety guidelines have been introduced for the UK hospitality industry, and with them comes a fresh sense of concern for businesses...
23SEP

Keane to perform at Westonbirt Arboretum in 2021

The band behind the hit ‘Somewhere Only We Know’ return following a six-year hiatus.    Keane will perform a picturesque woodland gig near Bristol next summer.   The band is set to play at Westonbirt Arboretum...
23SEP

Bristol Hippodrome closure extended until late November

A number of shows, including Adam Kay's This is Going to Hurt, have already been rescheduled.   Venue operators ATG have announced the extension of the closure of the Bristol Hippodrome, amid ongoing uncertainty regarding the coronavirus...
23SEP

Where to celebrate Oktoberfest 2020 in Bristol

Try out a new creation from Lost and Grounded or celebrate in Lakota Gardens.    Beer, traditional costume and music: Oktoberfest is an annual celebration of Bavarian heritage.   The folk festival is celebrated around the world,...
23SEP

Bristol Beacon

Bristol Beacon has been officially unveiled as the new name of Colston Hall.   Colston Hall has been formally renamed Bristol Beacon, following the venue team's official announcement via live stream this morning (Wednesday 23 September).   The...