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24JUN

Bristol Bus Boycott Pioneers honoured with plaques

The twenty-eight Bristol Bus Boycott Pioneers have been honoured at a permanent seat naming event, which brought together friends and family to pay tribute to the civil rights trailblazers.   Following the 60th anniversary of the Boycott in...
21JUN

A world-famous ventriloquist is coming to Bristol – no strings attached!

Virtuoso ventriloquist, BAFTA nominee and British Comedy Award winner Nina Conti is back on tour with a fresh new show.   Nina Conti will appear at The Bristol Hippodrome on Sunday 9 February 2025.   In this new tour, dubbed ‘Whose...
21JUN

Kasabian to play in Bristol as part of limited run of shows

The boys are back with their latest full-length effort, Happenings, the eagerly anticipated follow-up to their 2022 Number One album, The Alchemist’s Euphoria.   Kasabian will play at O2 Academy Bristol on Monday 22 July 2024.   Filled...
21JUN

Ian McKellan will be performing at The Bristol Hippodrome next month!

The legendary British actor is coming to town in the role of Falstaff in Player Kings, a daring new take on Shakespeare’s Henry IV.   The Player Kings runs at The Bristol Hippodrome from Wednesday 3 to Saturday 6 July 2024.   Known...
20JUN

Harbour Festival opens the floodgates with even more announcements

The iconic Bristol Harbour Festival is nearly with us once more, and they’ve continued the flood of exciting announcements with another brand new stage this year.   The team behind the Bristol Harbour Festival are clearly flying their...
20JUN

TONIGHT: Talks from five artistic luminaries, including BOV Artistic Director

Tonight, the Station will play host to 5x15 – an event featuring five speakers, each given fifteen minutes; including Bristol Old Vic’s Artistic Director, Nancy Medina.   5x15 is an acclaimed series of speaker events that has seen...
20JUN

Last chance: A few tickets left for Kings of Leon this weekend

Kings of Leon are coming to Bristol, but you don’t have long to get your tickets – they arrive at Ashton Gate Stadium this Sunday, 23 June.   GET TICKETS HERE   Known for their contemporary take on classic rock ‘n’...
19JUN

A whip crackin’ musical classic is coming to Bristol in 2025

Gosh, almighty! Grab yourself a posse because the musical comedy classic Calamity Jane is a-rollin’ on over the plains to theatres all over the UK and Ireland.   Calamity Jane runs at The Bristol Hippodrome from Tuesday 23 until Saturday...
19JUN

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox hits Bristol next year

Loved throughout the world for their sing-along mash-up covers, Postmodern Jukebox is a global phenomenon that comes to Bristol as part of their ‘Magic and Moonlight Tour’.   Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox hits Bristol...
19JUN

Legendary ‘social cinema’ director Béla Tarr is coming to Bristol

A real cult figure within cinema, the Hungarian director will be at Watershed next month discussing his 2000 film, Werckmeister Harmonies.   The Q&A with Béla Tarr will follow a screening of Werckmeister Harmonies on Friday 26 July...
18JUN

BID's 'Tap for Bristol' scheme donates another £20,000 to housing charities

The Bristol City Centre and Redcliffe & Temple BIDs have distributed £20,000 from their TAP for for Bristol initiative to three charities, all dedicated to tackling homelessness in the city.   Founded in 2019 by Bristol City Centre...
18JUN

Return of The King(ston): The Coronation pub street party is back

Returning for the third year in a row, the Kingston Road street party is back to grace the streets (or street) of Southville this coming Saturday.   The Coronation is a legend in Bristol’s pub scene – famously cheap, despite having...
18JUN

See your favourite pop songs reimagined as big-band jazz & swing in Bristol

One part celebration of vintage music and culture, one part “Saturday Night Live for singers”, Postmodern Jukebox is on its way for an unforgettable trip back in time that makes Pop Music History — right here in Bristol.   When...
17JUN

A radical retelling of a Shakespeare masterpiece is coming to Tobacco Factory

From Bristol School of Acting comes Elsinore, a brand-new inventive take on one of Shakespeare’s best-known and most widely explored plays, Hamlet.   Elsinore runs at Tobacco Factory Theatres from Thursday 27 until Saturday 29 June 2024.   Welcome...
17JUN

IN:MOTION announce stellar lineup for the popular event series’ grand return

Incredible artists such as Todd Terry, Goldie, DJ Storm, Fleur Shore and Richie Hawtin will be performing at some of Bristol’s greatest venues across the autumn and winter of 2024.   In:Motion will run across Motion, DOCUMENT and The...
17JUN

Vogue endorsed fashion brand Rabbit are celebrating the Solstice on Wednesday

The Rabbit team have been burrowing wildly to seek out the most fantastical bands for a mystical Solstice night to remember at Strange Brew this week.   Solstice Party by Rabbit: folk alt boogie time will take place at Strange Brew on Wednesday...
14JUN

Outcider Festival returns for its 10th anniversary edition this summer

Celebrating a decade of fun and exciting events, one of the South West’s best alternative festivals is gearing up for its finest edition to date.   Outcider Festival runs in the Mendip Hills just south of Bristol from Thursday 1 until...
14JUN

Tickets are now on sale to see Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The multi-award-winning show has been performed hundreds of thousands of times on the West End, Broadway and on international tours – now it’s coming to Bristol!   Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will run at The Bristol...