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22AUG

A musical guide to August bank holiday weekend 2019

It’s felt like a lifetime, but we’ve made it: August bank holiday, we adore you. And it's not too late to make some plans, either.  Rejoice, music lovers! There's so much going on in Bristol this weekend, so we've picked...
22AUG

Caverns under St Nick's Market to host comedy night

The Cheese Comedy Club in Bristol have announced that they'll be hosting a night in the caverns under St Nick's Market on Sunday 22nd September 2019. Comedians Carl Donnelly, Helen Bauer and Archie Maddocks will be performing at the first...
21AUG

US rockers The Menzingers announce January 2020 Bristol show

US four-piece The Menzingers have teased more new music from their forthcoming new album, Hello Exile, alongside the announcement of an extensive UK and European four for early 2020. The band will be playing live at Bristol's SWX on Friday 7th February,...
21AUG

Promotional sign-up offer from local Bristol jewellers

Local Bristol jewellers Silver Scene have announced they'll be announcing time-limited promotional offers through their email list. Based at The Arcade among other independent retailers in Bristol's Broadmead, Silver Scene specialise in silver...
20AUG

The Twang set to join Shed Seven at Bristol's O2 Academy as part of November/December 2019 UK tour

Indie rockers The Twang have announced plans for a joint UK tour alongside Britpop icons Shed Seven in November and December, with a show penned in for Bristol's O2 Academy on Wednesday 18th December. Tickets are on sale now but won't be around...
20AUG

National Burger Day 2019

For National Burger Day 2019, we thought we'd put together a selection of the best burger spots in Bristol this year. There isn't one major street in Bristol which doesn't have a good burger place. When taken together with the fact that...
20AUG

Tickets on sale now for Bristol Bears' clash with Bath Rugby on Friday 18th October

Tickets for the Gallagher Premiership opener between Bristol Bears and Bath Rugby at Ashton Gate Stadium on Friday 18th October are now on sale. This is one of the Bears' biggest fixtures of the season so tickets are expected to sell out well in...
20AUG

Kids' activities for the upcoming bank holiday

With the upcoming Summer Bank Holiday next Monday, what's on for kids in Bristol? Many parents will have just recovered from the summer holiday and finding enough to do to fill the ample time, focus the kids' energies and make the most of...
19AUG

Two more events added to Cocktail Weekend Bristol 2019 - tickets on sale now

Bristol's very first Cocktail Weekend is on the horizon, and two more special events have been added to the programme, hosted by popular Bristol establishments The Lost and Found and The Bird and Blend. Tickets for Cocktail Weekend Bristol, running...
19AUG

Graeme van Buuren extends with Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire Cricket all-rounder Graeme van Buuren has signed a new 12-month contract until the end of the 2020 season. Since joining in April 2016 he has become a fan favourite and a regular starter in the first team. Van Buuren has played in...
19AUG

Bristol vinyl convention back for Bank Holiday weekend

The Lanes have announced the return of the Bristol Vinyl Convention for a second year running.  The event is to be held at The Lanes and sponsored by Adnams, with free entry throughout Sunday 25th August as part of Bristol's festivities for...
19AUG

The Downs Festival 2019 - Speakers

The Downs Festival is now in its fourth year, and like previous years it has expanded even further for the 2019 edition.  So what's going on during the day time for those heading to the Downs on Saturday 31st and others still thinking about...
16AUG

Catch political satirist Rory Bremner in conversation this October

After three decades of political mockery, impressionist Rory Bremner has become a bit of a comedy legend. Now Bristol has the chance to learn about the person behind the gibes.  On 17 October, Bremner will be sitting down with broadcaster...
16AUG

Bristol: help BCfm Radio meet its stretch crowdfunder target for its studio rebuild

The estimated cost of damage to the beloved community station is expected to exceed £15,000. Donate here.    Following a fire that devastated their studio on August 8, community radio station BCfm have been raising money to rebuild...
15AUG

Boiler Room and the British Council release 'Keep Bristol Weird' - a documentary peering into Bristol's burgeoning underground music scene

Worldwide events and video production label Boiler Room have teamed up with the British Council to release Keep Bristol Weird, a 22-minute documentary shining a light on the city's flourishing underground music scene.     Kicking...
15AUG

The Bristol Hippodrome's remaining shows for 2019

After the annual Bristol Hippodrome August shutdown it's almost time once again to head into the headline act of the year, then a couple more shows followed by pantomime season. This year's main attraction is of course The Lion King which is...
15AUG

Fast-rising MC Aitch announces December show at Bristol's O2 Academy

Up-and-coming Manchester MC Aitch is one of the most exciting prospects in UK music right now, and he's just added a Bristol date to his December tour. Tickets for his show at the O2 Academy on Thursday 5th go on sale at 10am on Friday 16th August...
14AUG

St Mary's Redcliffe Church call for volunteers for their 2019 Doors Open Day

St Mary Redcliffe Church is hosting another of its popular Doors Open Days in September, inviting members of the public into the church to learn about its history, how it's run and how to get involved in a range of events and activities. The church...