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18JUN

Sculptor & Animator William Child to host exhibition at The Cider Box in July

Child will be showcasing years' worth of personal and commercial work in BS2 next month.   Acclaimed sculptor, animator and art director William Child is hosting an exclusive exhibition in Bristol on 15 July, bringing his extensive collection...
18JUN

The 2021 Bristol Balloon Fiesta has been reorganised as a flyover event

Organisers have taken the decision to change this year's plans amid ongoing public safety concerns.   This summer's Bristol International Balloon Fiesta has been reshuffled, and will now go ahead as a 'Fiesta Fortnight' flyover...
17JUN

There's a Bristol food market coming to Breaking Bread this weekend

Explore a diverse selection of locally-made food, drinks and produce on The Downs.   Popular hospitality pop-up Breaking Bread are opening a new food market in their tipi complex this weekend, inviting a selection of local traders to set up...
17JUN

Bristol Pride Parade & Pride Day called off, festival to go ahead

Pride 2021 plans have been derailed by the government's delay to their 'roadmap' plan.   The 2021 Bristol Pride programme has been partially cancelled, organisers have confirmed, with both the Pride Parade and Pride Day celebrations...
16JUN

FareShare South West were operating at 6x their usual capacity for a full year during the pandemic

The team have been distributing food to frontline services, schools and community groups across the region throughout the pandemic.   Bristol-based charity FareShare South West have revealed that they scaled their operations by six times from...
16JUN

St Pauls Carnival reveal plans for second virtual celebration in July

Organisers are bringing together four iconic carnival programmes for this year's virtual event.   St Pauls Carnival have released details of their second consecutive virtual celebration coming up next month, inviting organisers and performers...
15JUN

Music Venue Trust respond as UK government delay reopening date

More than 4000 shows are set to be cancelled as grassroots venues across Bristol and beyond are hit with yet another setback.   The government's decision to delay their 'freedom day' - the full lifting of all coronavirus restrictions...
15JUN

Smoke & Mirrors to continue hosting socially-distanced shows until 19 July

The renowned BS1 bar is showing live magic, live comedy and more in the coming weeks.   Central Bristol bar and venue Smoke & Mirrors have announced plans to press on with their socially-distanced summer programming, following Monday's...
14JUN

Bristol becomes the second UK city awarded Gold Sustainable Food City status

The city has been recognised for its commitments to reducing food waste and working towards a more sustainable future.   Bristol has been officially recognised as a Gold Sustainable Food City, awarded the status thanks to the hard work of...
11JUN

Stokes Croft Food Project are on the lookout for volunteer chefs

The pay-what-you-can community cafe is back open in Stokes Croft.   The Stokes Croft Food Project are appealing for new volunteer cooks to get involved with their community cafe, advertising for volunteers to help prepare and serve Tuesday...
11JUN

Upfest launch BSL guided street art walking tour

Explore the vibrant streets of Bedminster with deaf artist Martin Glover.   The team behind world-renowned street art showcase Upfest have announced a new addition to their walking tour programme, with an all-new BSL (British Sign Language)...
8JUN

Where to watch the Euros in Bristol

Catch all the action this summer at one of several top-notch Bristol venues.   Euro 2020(1) is finally upon us, and despite a delay of more than a year due to the coronavirus crisis, the tournament has been one of the most ambitious of all...
8JUN

Irish rock band Inhaler heading to O2 Academy in Bristol

Irish rockers Inhaler have announced an 18-date tour of the UK & Ireland later this year and will be live at Bristol's O2 Academy on Sunday 3 October 2021.    **Get Bristol tickets here**   The Dublin band have...
7JUN

Crowdfunding drive underway to establish an 'art space for all' at Bristol's RWA

The gallery team have so far raised more than half of their £20,000 target.   The Royal West of England Academy (RWA) are campaigning to raise money to fund an 'art space for all', aiming to make their gallery premises more accessible...
7JUN

The Fleece set to reopen with veteran Bristol rockers The Blue Aeroplanes

Tickets are on sale now for the refurbished venue's first live event since March 2020.   Iconic Bristol venue The Fleece is set to make its long-awaited return this month, hosting Bristol-based outfit and venue regulars The Blue Aeroplanes...
4JUN

Gok Wan, DJ Fat Tony & Jodie Harsh to headline Lakota Pride celebrations

Celebrate Pride in style at one of Bristol's best-loved and longest-running club venues.   Bristol Pride and Lakota have confirmed a full lineup for their official Pride 2021 celebrations, with a selection of big names and hard-hitting...
4JUN

There's an IDLES documentary premiering at the Watershed this month

Don't Go Gentle is showing at the renowned Harbourside cinema ahead of its nationwide release.   A brand-new documentary following revered Bristol band IDLES is set to premiere at the Watershed this month, showing at the Harbourside...
3JUN

Batu's En Masse festival to go ahead in September

The festival will be making its long-awaited debut this year across three Bristol venues.   Bristol-based DJ, producer and label boss Batu has announced plans to launch his festival, En Masse, as a three-day multi-venue event this September.   Originally...