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9MAY

Maisie Adam and Suzi Ruffell are bringing football fun to Bristol this month

Maisie Adam and Suzi Ruffell are taking their award-winning podcast 'Big Kick Energy' on the road for their first ever live shows – and they’re coming to Bristol this month, Friday 24 May.   Kicking off in the summer of...
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Celebrated folk group The Unthanks are heading to Bristol ‘In Winter’

Lauded for their effortless ability to synthesise their traditional folk approach with jazz, ambient post rock and more, The Unthanks are back with a new album, In Winter.   The Unthanks will play Bristol Beacon’s Beacon Hall on Thursday...
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Don't forget - a brand-new play starring Tom Felton is coming next month

Early next month, an extraordinary journey through history comes to Bristol Old Vic: "A Child of Science," a captivating new play by Bruntwood Prize-winning writer Gareth Farr.   In just a month, from June 5 to July 6, audiences...
9MAY

Bristol City FC announce eagerly anticipated pre-season friendly

The Robins have today announced the first of their summer friendlies, which will see them welcoming Willem II to Ashton Gate, a club the fans share a special relationship with.   Bristol City will take on Willem II at Ashton Gate on Saturday...
8MAY

The explosive new incarnation of Upfest begins next week

Upfest Presents, the new 18-day long version of Europe’s largest street art festival, returns to Bristol next week, Friday 17 May.   Upfest is Europe’s largest street art festival – which would usually take place over a weekend...
8MAY

A celebration of the world’s best nature photography is coming to Bristol

Titans of nature documentation, Wildscreen and Wildlife Photographer of the Year, are joining forces for a one-day photography symposium, in Bristol and online.   WildPhotos will take place at Bristol Aquarium on Sunday 13 October 2024.   This...
8MAY

A Tennessee Williams classic is now running at Bristol Old Vic

From acclaimed director Atri Banerjee, this exciting production of Tennessee Williams’ semi-autobiographical masterpiece opened at BOV last night.   The Glass Menagerie runs at Bristol Old Vic from Tuesday 7 until Saturday 11 May 2024.   First...
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The award-winning author of How To Train Your Dragon will be in Bristol next week

Cressida Cowell, the multi-million-copy selling, award-winning author(and former Children’s Laureate) behind the How To Train Your Dragon books, is coming to Bristol’s Wardrobe Theatre next Tuesday.   Cressida Cowell: Dungeons...
8MAY

June sees the Festival of Nature hit Bristol and Bath!

Running for over 20 years, it is the UK’s largest celebration of the natural world, helping you to connect with local wildlife, learn about nature and take positive action.   Festival of Nature consists of multiple events across Bristol...
8MAY

Bristol's main train stations, ranked

Trains are, famously, excellent. Fast, powerful and impressive, they tamed the Wild West, and (to a lesser extent) the South-West too. While we may suffer from the hands of inept and greedy private operators, never forget - it's people to blame,...
7MAY

Review: Hamilton at the Bristol Hippodrome

Hamilton: An American Musical follows the life and story of one of America’s founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton, through a contemporary lens and innovative storytelling. Lin-Manual Miranda’s unique approach of using a contemporary twist...
7MAY

Hit-heavy support announced for Gregory Porter’s massive South-West show

Supporting the acclaimed American jazz, blues and soul singer as part of the summer concert series Forest Live, will be English singer-songwriter, JP Cooper.   Gregory Porter and JP Cooper will play Westonbirt Arboretum on Thursday 4 July...
7MAY

5 of Bristol's best tapas restaurants

Tapas were originally small samples of an inn’s food menu served on a pot lid (aka a pot top, or ‘tapa’ in Spanish), so that illiterate patrons could browse the menu without having to read. These days, we’ve come far from those...
7MAY

One year until the return of Kinky Boots

West End & Broadway musical favourite Kinky Boots is returning to The Bristol Hippodrome in 2025 for a brand new production with a star-studded cast.   Kinky Boots is back at the Hippodrome next week, from Tuesday 13 May 2025.   Kinky...
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Experience the music of Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones and Beyond!

Immerse yourselves in the musical world of some of cinema’s most epic soundscapes with a wonderful event, perfect for fans of fantasy.   Music of The Movies hits The Bristol Hippodrome on Sunday 8 September 2024.   Experience...
7MAY

Uncompromising rap star Azealia Banks is coming to Bristol!

As well known for her music as her proclivity to the provocative, Banks is an artist who doesn’t conform to genres, blending rap, house, and a whole lot more.   Azealia Banks is set to play O2 Academy Bristol on Sunday 15 September 2024.   A...
6MAY

Don’t forget – Trinity’s massive, free Garden Party is on this weekend

The sun-drenched all-day mini-festival is back again and the team at Trinity can’t wait to welcome Bristolians through their famous gates once again.   Trinity Garden Party will take over the Bristol venue’s grounds on Sunday 12...
6MAY

One of the National Gallery’s greatest paintings is coming to Bristol this week

John Constable’s masterpiece ‘The Hay Wain’ will be loaned to Bristol Museum & Art Gallery from The National Gallery and will be the centrepiece for a new exhibition.   National Treasures: Constable in Bristol ‘Truth...