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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...
19MAY

Cosies! reopens on Portland Square

The beloved BS2 venue is back with a new drinks menu, new outdoor seating area and longer opening hours.   Popular central Bristol bar and club venue Cosies! has officially reopened to the public today (Wednesday 19 May), boasting a brand-new...
18MAY

Bristol's Watershed is back: find out what's on this week

Arts venue, cinema and café bar Watershed is making its long-awaited return after months of closure.   Some overdue good news for Bristol film fans this week, as much-loved independent cinema Watershed has finally reopened its doors...
18MAY

Beauty and the Beast returning to the Bristol Hippodrome in August

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 coming to the Bristol Hippodrome this summer, staged by the...
17MAY

Shop Local: How to support independent Bristol as pubs, restaurants and entertainment venues reopen

It's still vital we all do what we can to ensure the survival of hundreds of Bristol businesses.   The time has finally come: indoor pubs, bars, restaurants and entertainment venues are officially reopening after almost six months...
17MAY

Music Venue Trust publish comprehensive list of upcoming UK grassroots gigs

Get all the info as grassroots venues begin to reopen across Bristol and beyond.   The Music Venue Trust have released a comprehensive programme of all the live events taking place at grassroots venues across the UK in May, coinciding with...
14MAY

Ex-pros and famous faces to take part in Ashton Gate Stadium charity football match

Former sports stars and renowned entertainers have been drafted in for the Children's Hospice South West fundraiser.   Lineups have been revealed for an eagerly-anticipated charity football match to take place at Ashton Gate Stadium...
14MAY

Midland, HAAi, Josh Caffe + more confirmed for Motion Pride afterparty

LGBTQ+ party purveyors Bitch, Please! return to Motion with some of the UK's most in-demand DJs.   Motion, Bristol Pride and promoters Bitch, Please! have confirmed a lineup for their official 2021 Pride afterparty, with Midland and...
13MAY

Bristol's Exchange to host huge live-streamed fundraiser for Gig Buddies

Don't miss an evening of music and comedy broadcast live from the BS2 venue.   The Exchange have announced plans for an unmissable live-streamed fundraiser next month in aid of volunteering support charity Gig Buddies.   Organised...
13MAY

New exhibition celebrating Bristol's role in global street art movement to open in June

Explore works from an array of world-renowned, Bristol-based artists at the M Shed.   An extensive new exhibition celebrating Bristol's influence on the international street art movement is set to open at the M Shed next month, with Vanguard:...
12MAY

Community Care Package team issue fresh appeal for donations

Organisers are working to establish the project as a sustainable ongoing service in 2021.   A team of Bristol-based volunteers behind the Community Care Package project have issued a fresh appeal for public donations, outlining plans to develop...
12MAY

Bristol's iconic Balloon Fiesta tipped for a return in 2021

Planning is underway for the 2021 edition of the much-loved annual event.   Organisers have announced plans for the return of the world-renowned Bristol International Balloon Fiesta this year, confirming intentions to return in August in line...
11MAY

Upfest unveil huge mural project to launch 2021 festival

Artists will be painting 75 walls across Bedminster in the 75 days leading up to Upfest 2021.   Upfest have announced plans for a huge new art series to build up to the return of their festival this summer, enlisting the services of hundreds...
11MAY

Rave on Avon to return to the airwaves this weekend for 2021 edition

The festival have curated a huge lineup for their latest 1020 Radio takeover.   Much-loved Bristol festival Rave on Avon are going back on the air this week, hosting the second Rave on Avon Weekender on independent Stokes Croft-based station,...
7MAY

Utopia: FUZE Bristol's annual show confirmed to go ahead in June

The student-run collective will be raising money for two local charities with the return of their flagship event.   Bristol-based collective FUZE have confirmed plans to go ahead with their annual show this year, having previously been forced...
7MAY

Celebrating 40 years of Bristol's Wai Yee Hong Chinese supermarket

The family-run store has been a firm fixture in Eastville since May 1981.   The family team behind popular Chinese supermarket Wai Yee Hong are celebrating their store's 40th birthday this month, launching a series of giveaways, special...
6MAY

Saffron partner with Noods Radio for latest Mix Nights course

Noods residents and revered DJs Manami & Tilly will be leading the 8-week Radio Production & Broadcasting workshop.   Bristol-based record label and social enterprise organisation Saffron have announced a brand-new course...
6MAY

DJ sets from The Allergies, Big Jeff Johns + more coming up at The Lanes in May

Don't miss a series of top-notch DJ events at the popular city-centre venue.   The Lanes have unveiled an extensive musical programme for their courtyard space, inviting some of Bristol's top DJs and musicians for a series of takeovers...