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27AUG

Bristol-based BillyChip scheme awarded National Lottery funding

The token-based social enterprise scheme was set up in 2019 to support rough sleepers across the city.   Local non-profit project BillyChip has been awarded close to £10,000 from the National Lottery Community Fund, the team revealed...
27AUG

Tickets for Breaking Bread's huge closing weekender are still available

The pop-up environment is going out with a bang this bank holiday weekend.   To close a summer of good food and events, Breaking Bread is hosting a festival-style party as their tenancy on The Downs comes to an end.   The...
26AUG

There's a handful of tickets remaining for IDLES live on The Downs

Catch IDLES alongside an array of celebrated Bristol-based acts in BS8 this weekend.   The Bristol natives are breaking out of the live music void created by Covid-19, heading an exciting bill of local DJs, bands and artists, in what...
26AUG

Joe Talbot and Willie J Healy to complete cycling challenge in aid of Bristol youth boxing charity

The IDLES frontman will be joined by singer-songwriter Willie J Healy in cycling from London to Bristol to raise money for Empire Fighting Chance.   The ride will take place on Friday 27 August and will see the pair cycle...
25AUG

Discover your next favourite UPFEST mural using their new interactive map

Check out Europe's largest street art project with ease.   UPFEST have launched a new interactive map, designed to make it easier for people to discover the wealth of street art on offer in BS3 by detailing the locations of murals...
25AUG

WIN a pair of tickets to Priscilla: Queen of the Desert at the Bristol Hippodrome

It's competition time!   The time has finally come - Bristol's biggest theatre venue is ready to reopen after almost 18 months of coronavirus-enforced closure, and to mark the occasion, we're giving away tickets to one of...
24AUG

Beauty and the Beast is opening at the Bristol Hippodrome this week

Tickets are on sale now for the breathtaking production of a beloved Disney classic.   A re-imagined and re-designed production of the Olivier Award-winning Beauty and the Beast is opening at the Bristol Hippodrome this week, staged by...
24AUG

Bristol Drugs Project issue call for volunteer harm reduction staff

The Drop team will be setting up shop at Love Saves The Day, Tokyo World, Motion and Lakota in the coming weeks.   The Bristol Drugs Project have issued a call for volunteers to get involved in a harm reduction service at upcoming club and...
23AUG

Team Love & You Produce launch new training opportunity for young people

Learn from experienced events professionals during the buildup to Love Saves The Day 2021.   Bristol-based promoters Team Love have joined forces with local non-profit You Produce and Bristol City Council to launch a new training opportunity...
23AUG

US rockers Anthrax announce Bristol show as part of 40th anniversary tour

Catch the no-nonsense New Yorkers on stage at the O2 Academy next year.   Heavy metal frontrunners Anthrax have revealed a full list of dates for their eagerly-anticipated 40th-anniversary tour, taking them across the UK and Europe from September...
20AUG

Celebrate 30 years of Children's Hospice South West with a 90s-themed party

The charity are going back in time to mark three decades of life-saving support for children.   The South West arm of nationwide charity Children's Hospice South West have announced plans for a huge 90s-themed fundraising weekend...
20AUG

Bristol rockers Mother Vulture added to Music Venue Trust #ReviveLive lineup

The band are one of over 50 acts going out on the road to kickstart a recovery for the British live music industry.   Fast-rising Bristol outfit Mother Vulture have become the latest band added to #ReviveLive, a huge nationwide...
20AUG

Western Gaels GAA Bristol celebrates its diamond Jubilee

The most decorated Gaelic football team in Gloucestershire celebrates its 60th birthday this year.   Founded in 1961, Western Gaels GAA Bristol are 20 times senior county champions, including a run of six consecutive titles between...
19AUG

Bristol trio launch crowdfunding platform to support emerging artists

The crowdfunding scheme harnesses fan power to help emerging talent focus on what matters: the music.   During the first national lockdown, friends Dave Rutledge, Ed Strode-Willis and Jack Ryan were left frustrated by the seemingly constant...
19AUG

Bristol Rovers Women partner with #HerGameToo campaign on new away shirt

All proceeds from the shirt's sales will be reinvested back into local girls' football projects.   Bristol Rovers Women, in partnership with the Bristol Rovers Community Trust, have officially unveiled a special edition 2021/22...
18AUG

BCfm will open their studio to the public this bank holiday

The station are opening their doors to aspiring presenters, newsreaders, podcasters and more to help reconnect with the local community post-lockdown.   BCfm will host an open day this coming bank holiday, Monday 30 August, to detail...
18AUG

Bristol rock duo Little Thief release new single

The Bristol-based rock outfit's new single, 'Freak', is the lead track off their upcoming studio album Under The Patio, scheduled for release in September.   Since forming in 2015, Little Thief, comprised of long-time collaborators...
18AUG

Crowdfunding campaign launched to restore beloved St Pauls 'Seven Saints' mural

A mural dedicated to Roy Hackett MBE - one of the Seven Saints of St Pauls pieces - has sadly been damaged beyond repair.   A crowdfunding campaign to fully restore one of St Pauls' iconic 'Seven Saints' murals is underway, after...