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25MAY

Bristol City announce first pre-season friendly as they ramp up summer plans

With preparations for next season well underway, Nigel Pearson and co will be staying in the Southwest for their first friendly match of the summer.   The Robins will play League One’s Plymouth Argyle at Home Park on Saturday 16 July...
24MAY

Final tickets on sale for Diversity at The Bristol Hippodrome

Diversity will be stopping off in the Westcountry as part of their latest UK tour, ‘Connected’.   World-famous street dance troupe Diversity are heading to Bristol for two dates at the beginning of June, set to perform...
24MAY

Charli XCX confirmed as final headliner of new Bristol festival, Forwards

The internationally-renowned artist joins The Chemical Brothers and Jamie XX at the top of an all-star musical lineup.   Celebrated singer-songwriter and British pop high-flier Charli XCX has been confirmed as the third and final headliner...
24MAY

Full programme revealed for Bristol's first Big Tent Ideas Festival

A packed lineup features input from prominent politicians, business people, artists and key representatives of Bristol's cultural sector.   The Big Tent Ideas Festival is set to make its Bristol debut next month, combining political debate...
24MAY

Coming up at Bristol Museum: Grayson Perry's Art Club and a Victorian-era exhibit

On top of their busy schedule of headline exhibitions, Bristol Museum have a range of regular one-off events for visitors to get involved in.   Over the next month, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery will host a selection of special events for...
23MAY

Make your own wax records this weekend at Arnolfini's one-off workshop

Bristol-based sonic explorers Copper Sounds are hosting the event as part of EP/64 Grand Final weekend.   The Arnolfini is hosting an exclusive record-making workshop this weekend, inviting participants to create their own 7" dubplates...
23MAY

Jonny Mintaka to headline Worm Disco Club's next Crofters Rights party

The Bristol-based musician and DJ is taking the reigns for the latest edition of Worm Disco Club's residency.   Worm Disco Club are poised to take over The Crofters Rights once again this weekend, arriving on Saturday 28 May as part of...
23MAY

Bristol Sounds 2022: The War On Drugs

The indie-rock lynchpins will arrive in the Westcountry fresh from the release of their fifth studio album.   Bristol Sounds is making a welcome return to the open-air Lloyds Amphitheatre in June, with high-profile live shows set...
23MAY

Southmead playground project to appear on DIY SOS this week

Presenter Nick Knowles and the team took a trip to Southmead Adventure Playground (The Ranch) last year to see how they could transform the place.   Southmead is set to appear on hit BBC show DIY SOS this week, as the team help to rebuild...
20MAY

Bingo Lingo have got a weekly open-air residency at Motion for the summer

Yes, the bingo is on at Motion this summer, but no, you absolutely shouldn't invite your grandparents.   One-of-a-kind bingo/party hybrid Bingo Lingo is returning to the great outdoors this summer, set to take over world-renowned BS2...
20MAY

James Bay to close 2022 UK tour at Bristol's O2 Academy

The multi-talented musician is going back on the road in November & December.   Internationally-renowned singer-songwriter James Bay has revealed a full list of dates for his latest UK tour, a 10-date run culminating in a show at Bristol's...
20MAY

Bristol promoter 1% of One’s biggest gigs of 2022 | Staff Picks

The Bristol-based team have, as always, a stacked schedule of regular shows coming up throughout the year, featuring artists from all over the UK and beyond.   One of the South West’s key gig bookers 1% of One have organised more...
19MAY

Bristol Comedy Garden 2022: Tickets remaining for headline shows

Don't miss live sets from some of the UK's most in-demand standup acts.   We're just a few weeks out from the eagerly-anticipated return of Bristol Comedy Garden, an annual celebration of live comedy which will, this year, be taking...
19MAY

Sundance Film Festival UK Tour is coming to Bristol's Watershed

The prestigious film festival returns with a number of screening and talks taking place in London and beyond.   As part of Sundance Film Festival: London, Picturehouse Cinemas are sharing the love across the rest of the UK with a tour...
19MAY

Bristol Sounds 2022: First Aid Kit

Headlining the penultimate day of the summer series, the Swedish indie folk duo – who will be supported by Bristol favourite Katy J Pearson - are making their long-awaited return to Bristol this summer, having recently teased new music.   Bristol...
19MAY

What's On: Brew Day at Lost and Grounded

Make some noise for one of Bristol’s best breweries at Bristol Craft Beer Festival - running throughout the second weekend of June.   In the lead-up to the Bristol Craft Beer Festival in June, Lost and Grounded Brewers, a beloved...
18MAY

New UV murals send anti-harassment message in central Bristol

Local campaign group Bristol Nights collaborated with three local artists and Upfest to commission the striking new artworks.   Two huge murals with glow-in-the-dark messaging have been installed in the heart of central Bristol this week,...
18MAY

Hip-hop icon Rakim announces Bristol show as part of three-date UK tour

Join the legendary MC and producer as he celebrates forty years of hip-hop innovation.   Revered hip-hop artist Rakim has announced a Bristol date as part of a whistle-stop 2022 UK tour, set to perform live at the O2 Academy on Tuesday 13...