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29OCT

Ablectrics launch new website for bespoke urban lighting range

The independent lighting experts recently unveiled their new Urban Lighting Collection.   Renowned local lighting specialists Ablectrics have launched a brand-new website showcasing the full range of products in their Urban Lighting Collection.   From...
28OCT

Bristol Hippodrome closure extended into January 2021

A number of shows, including Ronan Keating, Romesh Ranganathan and 9 to 5 The Musical, will be rescheduled.   Venue operators ATG have announced the extension of the closure of the Bristol Hippodrome, amid ongoing uncertainty regarding the...
28OCT

Ishmael Ensemble to headline The Loco Klub's long-awaited comeback

The venue are preparing to host their first live event in more than seven months.   The Loco Klub have announced details of their first gig since lockdown was introduced back in March, with revered Bristol-based group Ishmael Ensemble...
27OCT

Make your own Gromit with Aardman Animations' virtual Model-Making Session

Craft your very own Gromit with guidance from an expert Aardman model maker.   World-renowned, Bristol-based animators Aardman have opened registrations for their latest virtual model-making session, inviting people of all ages to have a go...
27OCT

What's On: Halloween parties in Bristol 2020

Celebrate this year's spooky season in (socially-distanced) style.   Halloween 2020 is very nearly upon us, and while this year's celebrations might be slightly toned down due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, there are still a handful...
27OCT

WIN a £50 gift card to spend at Illustrate

Get your hands on a £50 gift card to spend on a great range of products at Illustrate.   Independent art and fashion outlet Illustrate are offering one lucky shopper the chance to win a £50 gift card to spend in-store this week,...
26OCT

Bristol independents offer free meals for children in poverty during half term

Business owners across the city have committed to providing free meals for struggling families.   Independent business owners across Bristol have taken to social media to offer a range of free meals and services during school holidays...
26OCT

The Grand Appeal's new sculpture trail unveiled at Cribbs Causeway

Gromit Unleashed: The Grand Adventure marks 25 years of partnership between Bristol Children's Hospital and Aardman Animations.   The Grand Appeal have unveiled a brand-new, mini version of their much-loved sculpture trails to brighten...
26OCT

Travel experts Bakers Dolphin reopen in The Arcade

The family-run travel agent is finally back open for business after months of closure.   Travel agents Bakers Dolphin have officially reopened inside The Arcade, ready to welcome customers back through its doors for the first time since lockdown...
23OCT

Breaking Bread pop-up to close in November

Bookings are open for the final sittings at the popular restaurant and bar complex.   The team behind Breaking Bread have confirmed they'll be ending their first season in November, closing the curtain on a hugely successful opening...
23OCT

Sea Change Festival cancel 2021 event, launch emergency crowdfunder

The much-loved South Devon festival was deemed ineligible for the government's Cultural Recovery Fund.   The team behind the popular Sea Change Festival have announced the cancellation of their 2021 event, citing the impact...
23OCT

Children's Hospice festive fundraiser set to go virtual this December

Raise vital funds for Children's Hospice South West this Christmas.   The Children's Hospice South West team have unveiled plans for the return of Santas on the Run, set to take place in a new virtual format this December amid the...
22OCT

What's On: Halloween Cinema in Bristol 2020

Catch a scary movie on a Bristol screen this year.   Popcorn at the ready! Spooky season is very nearly upon us, and with it comes an array of Halloween classics playing on cinema screens across Bristol.   No Halloween is truly...
22OCT

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 exhibition open at M Shed

The annual showcase is back for 2020 with another stunning collection of wildlife photography.   The M Shed team have officially launched this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, with a striking collection...
22OCT

New ethical clothing shop to open on Wapping Wharf

Shop responsibly-sourced clothing, accessories, gifts and more at Frankly.   Local ethical clothing business Frankly is set to open its first physical shop on Bristol's Wapping Wharf in the coming weeks, becoming the latest independent...
21OCT

Sample delicious vegan pizza this Autumn at Taste of Napoli

Treat yourself to an authentic Taste of Napoli at The Arcade.   Taste of Napoli have spruced up their vegan offering ahead of this year's festive season, adding even more to their hearty selection of vegan pizzas, sandwiches, gelato...
21OCT

JAVA to reopen on Park Street after years of closure

The landmark venue has been unused since it closed in 2015.   Long-standing Park Street spot JAVA is set to reopen in the coming weeks, with a new management team putting the finishing touches on the venue ahead of its official unveiling...
21OCT

Headie One to perform live in Bristol as part of 2021 UK tour

Catch the North London rapper on stage at the O2 Academy next year.   Revered rapper Headie One has confirmed a stop in Bristol as part of his upcoming UK tour, set to take him to major cities across the country in support of his recently-released,...