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26JUL

Hodge, Bruce, Batu + more to feature on Livity Sound 10th birthday compilation

Discover new releases from a selection of celebrated Bristol artists.   Livity Sound have announced a release date for their latest compilation, put together to mark the revered Bristol-based label's tenth birthday.   Due...
26JUL

NEBS: Helping businesses in North & East Bristol get back on their feet post-lockdown

Business owners across North & East Bristol can access free support to aid recovery from the pandemic.   After close to 18 months of coronavirus restrictions, it appears as though day-to-day life is returning to normality across Bristol...
23JUL

Nightlife Reopening | Bristol venues confirm new COVID-19 safety measures

Clubs and live venues across Bristol are tentatively opening their doors after almost 18 months of closure.   Bristol's nightlife venues have finally been given the green light to reopen in full, with UK government coronavirus restrictions officially...
22JUL

Bristol retailers relaunch 'Tour of Broadmead' to raise money for good causes

The Bristol Shopping team will be cycling the distance from Penzance to Aberdeen to raise money for eight local charities.   The Tour of Broadmead static cycling challenge is returning to central Bristol this summer, with representatives from...
22JUL

No Great Crime: Alternative street art exhibition opening in Stokes Croft

The People's Republic of Stokes Croft will be showcasing work from Ghostboy, John D'oh, Sepr and more.   There's a brand-new Bristol street art exhibition opening in Stokes Croft tonight (Thursday 22 July), exploring the illegal...
21JUL

Last tickets remaining for Lakota's Summer of Love festival

The Stokes Croft venue are taking over a secret location next weekend for their first full-scale event since March 2020.   Tickets are running seriously low for Summer of Love, an ambitious two-day festival set to take over a secret location...
21JUL

Final release tickets for Bristol Craft Beer Festival 2021 still up for grabs

Final release tickets for the 2021 Bristol Craft Beer Festival (BCBF) are on sale now.   From July 30 - August 1, over 40 world-class vendors will descend upon Bristol's Floating Harbour with a selection of the finest...
20JUL

Saffron launch new development scheme for black female and non-binary artists

The new programme is commissioning six South West-based music creators this summer.   Local record label and social enterprise group Saffron have opened applications for their latest opportunity for women and non-binary people in music, offering...
20JUL

FareShare South West are supporting more than 50 youth projects this summer

The Bristol-based team have secured over 30 tonnes of food provisions for young people across the region.   The South West arm of national food support charity FareShare have announced plans to distribute more than 30 tonnes of food to...
16JUL

New shop championing independent producers opens in Bristol

'Food Shop' is only stocking products sourced from local independent producers.   Armed with over 20 years of experience in the hospitality sector in his native Australia and London, Darren Tooley, 45, moved west in 2019, taking...
16JUL

The Lovely Eggs are returning to Bristol this July

The psych-punk pair are playing at the Fleece on Saturday 31 July.   Back in the heady days of early 2020, Lancaster duo The Lovely Eggs were gearing up for the release of their latest album, I Am Moron. Then, well, you know.   Unswayed...
15JUL

WIN a pair of tickets to Grease at the Bristol Hippodrome

It's competition time!   With the UK government set to remove all COVID-related restrictions on nightlife and entertainment venues nationwide from Monday 19 July, the Bristol Hippodrome team are back in full swing preparing for their first...
15JUL

Lowkey to host discussion on art and activism at Trinity Centre

The revered rapper and activist will be appearing as part of Trinity's Art of Resistance project.   British musician and activist Lowkey is set to lead an exclusive talk at Bristol's Trinity Centre in August, as the latest guest...
15JUL

Safe market shopping experience coming to BS16 this weekend

A selection of makers from the BS16 area are coming together this weekend to showcase the extraordinary creative talent in the area.   BSpoke16 will run from 16-18 July from 10:00 to 16:00 every day across numerous locations, bringing...
14JUL

Bristol and Bath venues taking part in Music Venue Trust 'Revive Live' tour

Thekla, The Exchange and The Louisiana are among the grassroots venues hosting a diverse selection of live performances this year.   Nationwide cultural support network the Music Venue Trust have revealed dates and venues for their full Revive...
14JUL

Record Store Day 2021: Where to go in Bristol

The second drop of Record Store Day (RSD) 2021 will take place on Saturday 17 July.   Limited edition vinyl will be available in participating stores this weekend as independent record shops across the UK celebrate their unique cultures.   Here's...
14JUL

Explore a free interactive sculpture trail at Ashton Court this weekend

Artspace Lifespace and We Are From Dust are returning with installations, circus acts, DJ sets and more.   Bristol-based charity and creative collective Artspace Lifespace are once again teaming up with artistic non-profit We Are From Dust...
14JUL

Record Store Day 2021: 7 exclusive releases

With the second and final Record Store Day (RSD) drop of 2021 just around the corner, we're here to help you separate the wheat from the chaff with some picks from the official drop two list.   All exclusive records listed in this...