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2JUN

Saffron announce new Mix Nights courses covering Bristol, London and Nottingham

Developed in Bristol, the renowned non-profit project will be launching in two more major UK cities this year.   Bristol-based label and social enterprise organisation Saffron Records have confirmed details of the latest courses in their Mix...
2JUN

St Pauls Carnival to host A Year Since Colston panel discussion

Activists, artists and community groups will be asking 'What Next?', a year on from Bristol's historic Black Lives Matter protests.   St Pauls Carnival will be hosting a community panel discussion this month to discuss the legacy...
1JUN

Get to know German Polosin, Bristol's newest independent watchmakers

The renowned horological experts' new city centre workshop and showroom is open for business.   As normality resumes across Bristol and beyond post-lockdown, some of the city's best-loved shopping areas are gearing up for the return...
1JUN

Caring in Bristol reflect on a year of their pioneering Cheers Drive project

The charity celebrated one year of their free food delivery service in April.   Local homelessness charity Caring in Bristol have published their first annual impact report on Cheers Drive, a free food delivery service for homeless people...
28MAY

Bristol-based trio Elder Island release sophomore album, Swimming Static

The band's second full-length release is accompanied by an exclusive 'Making Of' documentary film.   Renowned Bristol-based band Elder Island are today (Friday 28 May) celebrating the release of their long-awaited...
28MAY

Thali open new outdoor dining space in Easton

Enjoy a delicious, authentic Indian feast in BS5.   Eat-in dining, we've missed you. For well over a year we've been unable to enjoy a visit to our favourite independent restaurants, and it looks like now, finally, we're returning...
27MAY

Bristol Craft Beer Festival 2021 officially rescheduled

The festival, due to take place in June, has been hit by last-minute restrictions.   Organisers of the annual Bristol Craft Beer Festival have announced the postponement of their 2021 event, now set to take place from Friday 30 July - Sunday...
27MAY

Trinity Centre offering 50% off Garden Sessions series during 24hr flash sale

Catch some of Bristol's most exciting contemporary artists at Trinity's pop-up outdoor venue.   The Trinity Centre have launched an exclusive 24-hour flash sale, with half-price tickets available for their full Garden Sessions programme.   Running...
26MAY

First wave of acts revealed for Farmfest 2021

Katy J Pearson, Run Logan Run and Beak> are among a broad selection of Bristol acts on the programme.   A full lineup has been confirmed for the eagerly-anticipated 2021 edition of Farmfest, with another huge two-day celebration of music,...
26MAY

Jimmy Carr Bristol performance rescheduled to January 2022

The renowned standup and TV host was initially due to arrive at the Bristol Hippodrome in August.   British comedian Jimmy Carr has announced a rescheduling of one of his 2021 Bristol live shows, now set to take the stage at the Bristol Hippodrome...
25MAY

Explore Bristol & Bath's rich musical heritage with new digital museum project

Everything is Music gives users the chance to celebrate the people and places that form the Westcountry's musical identity.   Music lovers across Bristol and Bath are being invited to delve into the two cities' vibrant music scenes...
25MAY

Show of Strength add Ashton Court Mansion tour to 2021 programme

Explore the secrets and stories of the centuries-old Ashton Court Estate.   Renowned local theatre company Show of Strength have unveiled a brand-new interactive walking tour, set to delve into the history of the iconic Smyth family,...
24MAY

The Bag of Nails reopens following successful crowdfunding campaign

Supporters have raised more than £23,000 to keep the popular BS1 pub open.   Much-loved local and iconic Bristol 'cat pub' The Bag of Nails reopened last week, following a successful crowdfunding campaign that raised...
24MAY

New city-wide campaign launched to profile the people behind Bristol's high streets

'Where's It To?' is encouraging people across Bristol to explore their local high streets post-lockdown.   Bristol City Council and a collective of local community groups have launched 'Where's It To?', a new project...
21MAY

Bristol's El Colmado included on FT list of the world's 50 greatest food stores

The charcuterie and Spanish food store opened on Gloucester Road in 2013.   Popular charcuterie and Spanish food store El Colmado has been included on a comprehensive guide to the world's best food stores by major international newspaper,...
21MAY

New murals complete huge 'Six Sisters' project in Bedminster

The piece, which has been five years in the making, is the UK's largest mural produced entirely by female artists.   Upfest and Bedminster BID have today (Friday 21 May) unveiled a finished mural for their 'Six Sisters' project,...
20MAY

Bristol's Batu launches pioneering free-to-use community music studio

First Light Studio will be opening at the Trinity Centre in June.   Bristol-based DJ, producer and label head Batu is launching a brand-new, free-to-use studio next month, aiming to provide equal opportunities to local emerging talent and...
19MAY

Bristol Beacon premiere the first of six 'New Songs for Bristol'

'Revolution' features Bristol-based artists Javeon, X4, Kwasi and CVNCH.   Bristol Beacon have officially unveiled the first track produced as part of 'A New Song for Bristol', a project launched in 2020 calling on the...