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24JUN

Red Roses to play Wales at Ashton Gate

Ashton Gate will play host to its first ever women’s rugby international when England take on Wales in BS3 on Wednesday 14 September.   The Red Roses take on their Welsh counterparts in one of two September internationals, with Simon...
24JUN

Early Bird tickets for Jersey Boys at Bristol Hippodrome are running low

There is only one week left for fans of the internationally acclaimed musical to grab tickets for one of the biggest productions on the Hippodrome’s programme.   Set to be the first musical at the theatre in 2023, Jersey Boys will run...
23JUN

Luxury streetwear brand Stüssy to team up with acclaimed Bristol band Portishead

The pioneering Bristol group, often labelled the godfathers of trip-hop, will be collaborating with a clothing company for the first time.   US brand Stüssy will be continuing their rich history of musical collaborations with this...
23JUN

2022/23 fixtures announced for both Bristol City and Bristol Rovers

With the hallowed opening day just over a month away, fans from both the north and south sides of the river will be turning their attention to the new season.   The fixture lists for League One and the Championship have now been published...
22JUN

Music magazine The Wire are celebrating their 40th anniversary in Bristol

To mark the anniversary of the renowned publication’s first issue in the summer of 1982, The Wire are organising a programme of diverse film screenings at The Cube Microplex.   The brief Bristol residency will kick off 'The Wire...
22JUN

Dublin noise-rockers Gilla Band are coming to Bristol in October

Gilla Band will be exhibiting their raucous live show to venues all over the UK and beyond for the first time since 2020 when the band head out on tour later this year.   The Irish quartet, previously known as Girl Band, will be visiting Trinity...
21JUN

The Bristol Hippodrome are hosting pre-show meetups to tackle loneliness in the community

Matinee Mingle meetups provide space for older people to socialise in an informal environment.   The Bristol Hippodrome have announced a full list of dates for Matinee Mingles, a series of pre-show meetups organised to tackle loneliness and...
21JUN

Farmfest 2022 postponed due to operating costs, organisers confirm

The festival was due to take place in Somerset from 28 - 30 July.   Organisers of the popular Farmfest have confirmed the postponement of their 2022 edition, citing low ticket sales and the ongoing cost of living crisis as key elements of...
21JUN

Smash-hit show Treasure Island to spearhead Bristol Old Vic’s summer programme

This swashbuckling family show takes a comedic approach to Robert Louis Stevenson’s legendary tale of nautical adventure, buried treasure and, of course, Long John Silver.   Popular Plymouth theatre company Le Navet Bete will be...
21JUN

Set times announced for Bristol Sounds 2022

Kicking off tomorrow (Wednesday 22 June) with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, the annual summer festival is back in full force this week.   Bristol Sounds have today confirmed set times for their six shows taking place each day from...
20JUN

Locals encouraged to contribute ideas for new St Pauls & St Agnes mural project

Upfest are teaming up with local housing association Prelon Housing to commission a huge new artwork on the M32 approach.   Planning is underway for a new gateway mural project for central Bristol, inviting local residents to have their say...
20JUN

There's an Elvis-fronted Nirvana tribute act coming to Bristol this year

Yep, you read that right. Catch the live combo you never knew you needed at The Marble Factory.   Elvana will be tearing through Nirvana's iconic back catalogue live at The Marble Factory in September, splicing up the hits with the King's...
20JUN

Premier League newcomers among Bristol City's pre-season opponents

The Robins have organised six pre-season friendlies, with season ticket holders able to stream the home games for free.    Bristol City have revealed a full lineup of friendly matches making up their 2022 pre-season schedule, as the club...
20JUN

This Friday: 3.5 metre tall puppet Little Amal to visit Bristol

Little Amal is the partly animatronic puppet of a 10-year-old Syrian refugee, the centrepiece of a performance art project called The Walk.   On Friday 24 June, Amal will be walking through the streets of Bristol as part of a tour of England...
17JUN

Crowdfunder to save South Bristol community space enters final week

Organisers are appealing for support to safeguard Zion Community Art Space for the future.   There are just a few days remaining on a crowdfunding campaign to take Zion Community Art Space into community ownership, with just over half of a...
17JUN

Full programme revealed for Bristol Pride 2022

More than 50 events will be taking place as part of Bristol's biggest-ever Pride programme.   Organisers behind Bristol Pride have revealed a full programme for their 2022 celebrations, bringing together live music, comedy, DJ sets,...
17JUN

Our favourite Bristol parks and green spaces | Summer 2022

The sun's out and there's nowhere we'd rather be than some of Bristol's very best outdoor spaces.   With the summer well and truly underway and plans beginning to take shape for group BBQs and meet-ups, it feels like the perfect...
16JUN

Watershed are screening 70s horror classic The Omen this weekend

One for you, Bristol film buffs: the chilling flick is being shown as part of the cinema's Filmic series.   Watershed are showing one of the all-time great horror films this weekend, with The Omen set to arrive at the renowned...