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9AUG

Spoken word, theatre and poetry night, 'Haunting Ashton Court', taking place next month

Catch an evening of spoken word, theatre and poetry performance in BS41 next month.   On Thursday 29 September from 19:00 until 20:30, an array of talented performers, including Bristol artists Saili Katebe, Tom Marshman and...
9AUG

New York rapper Joey Bada$$ will be in Bristol in December

The acclaimed artist is heading on a five-date UK and Ireland tour to celebrate the tenth anniversary of his celebrated mixtape 1999 as well as his most recent full-length effort, 2000.   Joey Bada$$ will visit O2 Academy Bristol...
8AUG

Catch four award winning short films at Watershed next week

Discover a selection of award winning short films in BS1 next week.   On Thursday 18 August, Encounters Film Festival will be screening four short films at Watershed.   Running from 19:00 until 20:00, each movie shown...
8AUG

Thatchers' Cider Open Day is back this September

In what looks set to be their biggest Open Day to date, Myrtle Farm will be opening its doors for a jam-packed day of music, tours, food and – of course – drinking.   Myrtle Farm, home of Thatchers Cider, have been running open...
8AUG

The world’s biggest chicken wing festival is returning to Bristol in September

After an immensely successful debut last year, Bristol Wing Fest is returning to the South West to celebrate one of the world’s favourite meals - chicken wings.   The festival will run between Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September.   Wing...
8AUG

Visual Impairment welcome day taking place at Arnolfini this month

Explore environmentally inspired art with special guided tours this month.   On Monday 22 August, Arnolfini will be hosting a visual impairment welcome day in collaboration with Bristol Sight Loss Council and Sight Support,...
5AUG

Idle Hands launches crowdfunding campaign as the shop searches for new premesis

Support one of Bristol's best-loved record shops in finding new premises.   Idle Hands will soon be vacating its City Road site, and to keep business ticking over as management hunts for a new place to call home, they have launched a crowdfunding...
5AUG

The Brian Jonestown Massacre are coming to Bristol in 2023

The immensely prolific band - known for their fuzzy, distorted sound and rock and roll attitude - will be visiting the city in January as part of their upcoming European tour.   The Brian Jonestown Massacre will be at Bristol’s SWX on...
5AUG

Bristol City’s opening home match of the season is almost sold out

Tomorrow’s the day that City fans have had marked on their calendar since fixture release day – the first 2022/23 game to be held at Ashton Gate.   The Robins are welcoming newly promoted Sunderland BS3 tomorrow, Saturday 6 August.   Over...
5AUG

'Go Gentle' gigs return after long break

The relaxed gigs in calm settings will return to the Old Market venue this month.   Following a long break, Exchange's 'Go Gentle' gigs - a series cosy shows by touring bands and local performers designed to help people enjoy...
4AUG

Bristol Beacon presents fun family mini-festival

Bristol Beacon have announced a family event for the summer: the return of Hoo-Ha! Festival.   Running from 17th – 19th August, Hoo-Ha! will feature three days of music, dancing and activities for little ones and their families to get...
4AUG

Propyard’s brand new Summer Socials series kicks off this weekend

This brand-new series of outdoor sessions will bring spectacular free DJ events as well as live performances to Propyard’s ever-evolving outdoor space.   The opening event will take place this Saturday 6 August from 14:00 till 23:00.   Celebrating...
4AUG

Luminarium is a solar-powered sensation

An alien circus has landed on College Green – or at least it looks like it.   It is not, however, a carnival for moonmen – it’s Daedalum, a ‘Luminarium’ built by Nottingham-based Architects of Air.   AoA...
3AUG

Augmented-reality unicorn trail coming to Bristol next summer

Next year, a giant herd of unicorn statues will be displayed across public spaces in Bristol. Much like previous city-wide statue events Wow! Gorillas and Gromit Unleashed, the event will see each unicorn statue be decorated with a different design created...
3AUG

UK's first Sustainable Fashion Week announces catwalk show in Bristol

Catch an array of upcycled, vintage and sustainable garments on the catwalk in BS2 next month.   On Wednesday 21 September, the UK's first 'Sustainable Fashion Week' will debut its all-new catwalk show at grade II listed...
3AUG

Grab a last minute ticket to Valley Fest THIS WEEKEND

At a loose end this weekend? Act fast and enjoy good food and music in a sunny field.   There are still a handful of weekend and Sunday tickets to Valley Fest - beginning this week - available.   Running from Thursday 4 until...
3AUG

Strictly judge set to star in The Bristol Hippodrome’s 2022 Christmas panto

Yes, we know it’s only August but that does not mean that Bristol’s biggest theatre is not gearing up for the festive season with its annual pantomime.    The Bristol Hippodrome’s pantomime regularly attracts over...
2AUG

Coming of age story 'Outlier' arriving at Bristol Old Vic next month

Cath an all-new coming of age story in BS1 next month.   'Outlier', a theatre production exploring the impact of isolation, addiction and friendship on young people on the precipice of adulthood living in often-forgotten...