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17AUG

The Fifteen Wonders of Bristol

Bristol is a city jam-packed with intriguing historic marvels, from world-renowned architectural triumphs to some of the city’s best-kept secrets, it’s a city with a truly fascinating past.   This list was originally designed as...
16AUG

This year’s Encounters Film Festival kicks off next month

Running for one week, Encounters is the leading short film, animation and virtual reality festival in the UK.   The festival will begin on Tuesday 27 September and end on Sunday 2 October.   The long-running festival aims to discover,...
16AUG

Bristol noise rock mainstays Spectres return to the local live circuit next month

Almost a year since their last Bristol appearance, the renowned live quartet will play a show in the basement of The Crown, presented by 1% of One.   Spectres will play The Crown on Thursday 8 September.   Self-dubbed ‘The...
16AUG

Aussie trio The Chats announce Bristol return in 2023

The self-described ‘dropkick drongos from the sunshine coast of Australia’ return to Bristol next year.   Touring their new album, ‘Get Fucked’ – set for release on Friday 19 August 2022 – the trio will...
15AUG

Tickets still available for Specialist Subject's fifth birthday party

Catch an array of local talent and artists from further afield this month in BS2.   Celebrating their fifth birthday, Specialist Subject – a record store and label run out of Old Market – has organised a barnstormer of a weekender...
15AUG

Forbidden Worlds Film Festival to screen classic and lesser-known horror flicks this Halloween

Get engrossed in three days’ worth of cinematic horror this Halloween.   Forbidden Worlds Festival will return to Bristol this year screening a curated selection of beloved and little-known horror movies entitled Big Scream.   Running...
15AUG

The Matthew of Bristol is heading out on a series of boat trips

The modern recreation of John Cabot’s famous vessel has a whole range of different boat trips suitable for all the family.   As well as offering four different public boat trips, The Matthew is available for private hire.   With...
12AUG

Visit family friendly M Shed exhibition Think Global: Act Bristol this summer

Explore Bristol's role in the climate crisis and what a green future might look like this summer.   Harbouside museum M Shed's exhibition, Think Global: Act Bristol, is nearing the halway point of its three month run. Why not...
12AUG

Bristol-based BillyChip scheme launches crowdfunding campaign

Help a Bristol-based scheme support more people across the UK.   The team behind the BillyChip - a small token that can be redeemed by a rough sleeper in exchange for a hot drink or some food - is looking for donations...
12AUG

Bristol band Bingo Fury announce details of their forthcoming debut EP

Alongside the announcement of the EP, the atmospheric five-piece have also released a brand new single, ‘Underfall Yard’, and a beautifully shot accompanying video.   The band’s EP, Mercy’s Cut, will be released...
11AUG

Wildscreen announces award nominees for its 40th anniversary edition

Discover the intriguing lives of plants and animals across the globe via an array of inventive and heart-felt films this autumn.   Bristol based charity Wildscreen has today (August 11) unveiled its nominations for the 40th edition of its...
11AUG

A family friendly day of activities at Walborough nature reserve is happening next week

Get up close and personal with local butterflies, birds and rare plants.   Avon Wildlife Trust is running a family-friendly day in nature next week in a series of reserves located near Weston Super Mare.   On Wednesday 17 August...
11AUG

Bristol Beacon presents a host of multigenre gigs this bank holiday

Bristol Beacon are putting on a stupefying line-up of multi-genre concerts this August bank holiday.   Bristol Beacon haven’t been pulling their punches this summer – bringing big names like Chic, Belle & Sebastian and more...
10AUG

An empowering and exciting weekend of cinema to arrive at Watershed next month

An array of cinematic talent will arive in BS1 next month in a jam-packed programme designed to inspire.   Taking over much-loved harbourside venue, Watershed, Cables & Cameras present 'INSPIRED' - a programme of VR workshops,...
10AUG

It's your last chance to visit Bristol Zoo Gardens before it closes permanently

It is your last chance to visit one of Bristol's oldest and most famous locations.   On Saturday 3 September, the iconic Bristol Zoo Gardens will close permanently, meaning there is less than a month left to visit a venue that...
10AUG

What’s On: the grand reopening of SWX

After a devastating fire in July 2021 forced the Nelson Street venue to close, SWX was forced to shut its doors for 903 days dealing a huge blow to local live music fans.   SWX is reopening on Thursday 1 September with...
9AUG

Getting to know Freestyle Bristol with Delroy Hibbert

To reignite our 'Getting to Know' series, last week we caught up Delroy Hibbert, Director of Community Interest Company Freestyle Bristol. In your own words, could you tell us who Freestyle Bristol are, and what you do?   Freestyle...
9AUG

Tickets are back on sale for the upcoming Bristol Comic Con and Gaming Festival

Taking place at Ashton Gate Stadium in September, the ever-popular regular event will see hundreds flock to South Bristol to experience a range of exciting guests and exhibitors.   Bristol Comic Con and Gaming Festival will return to the city...