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30MAR

The Cloak and Dagger launch Sunday Roast delivery service

Most of us are stuck at home for the foreseeable, without the option of a trip down to the pub for a beastly Sunday Roast.   It’s a shame, of course, but the Cheltenham Road’s quirky restaurant, bar and events space, The Cloak...
30MAR

Flipside Cocktail Club launch #PutItOnMyTab crowdfunder

Independent Whiteladies cocktail bar, Flipside Cocktail Bar, has launched a fundraising campaign in an attempt to save the venue from closure.   The new campaign, #PutItOnMyTab, allows fans of Flipside to pre-purchase drinks and cocktail-making...
27MAR

Bristol-based charity Penny Brohn UK launch urgent Matched Giving appeal

The charity remains committed to supporting people living with cancer throughout the Coronavirus crisis.   Having kept a close eye on the government's announcements regarding COVID-19 and the measures taken to limit the reach of the virus,...
27MAR

Bristol breweries offering local delivery | #ShopLocal

Save a trip to the supermarket and get your booze from one of several renowned Bristol-based breweries this weekend.   Different people are offering different advice as to what to do with your time during a lockdown. Some are advocating home...
26MAR

Motion voted 14th best club in the world in annual DJ Mag poll

The revered Avon Street venue has once again been recognised in DJ Mag's annual poll.   This will come as no surprise to thousands of Bristolians that know and love it, but Motion has been voted among the top 15 clubs on the planet as...
26MAR

Coronavirus latest: All public events in Bristol cancelled until July

Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees made the announcement yesterday as part of a general update.   All public events are to be cancelled in Bristol until at least July, it was confirmed yesterday. Delivering a message via social media, Marvin Rees confirmed...
25MAR

10 shows you need to listen to on 1020 Radio

What better time to discover new music than during a prolonged period of self-isolation?   You may well be stuck at home, but there's plenty of stellar music on offer from some of Bristol's favourite artists, labels and collectives...
25MAR

Rave On Avon issue statement to ticket holders following postponement of 2020 festival

The one-day festival's Old Market debut has been put on hold due to the Coronavirus outbreak.   With venues now closed under a mandatory lockdown and events being cancelled as a result, a lot of our previews and coverage have turned...
24MAR

Bristol City Council call for hotels and B&Bs to house the city's homeless during Coronavirus outbreak

The council have launched the appeal to allow Bristol's homeless population to self-isolate during a nationwide lockdown.   Bristol City Council has issued an urgent appeal to hoteliers, B&B/Airbnb owners and student housing providers...
24MAR

Batsman Miles Hammond signs two-year contract extension with Gloucestershire Cricket

The extension will see Hammond remain at the club until the end of the 2022 season.   Cheltenham-born batsman Miles Hammond has extended his stay at Gloucestershire Cricket for a further two years, the club confirmed yesterday.   Having...
24MAR

St Pauls Carnival 2020 postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak

Organisers confirmed the news this afternoon.   With a nationwide lockdown now implemented and amid more uncertainty as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak, it was confirmed today that St Pauls Carnival 2020, due to take place on...
23MAR

10 Noods Radio shows you need to listen to

What better time to discover new music than a prolonged period of self-isolation?   We've lost count of the number of times we've heard the term "unprecedented times" in the last couple of weeks, but how else do you describe...
23MAR

Bristol International Jazz & Blues Festival postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak

The much-loved festival becomes the latest event to be disrupted by the Coronavirus outbreak.   The eagerly-anticipated 2020 Bristol International Jazz & Blues Festival has been officially postponed, with the organisers confirming the...
20MAR

Tickets on sale now for first-ever Sunset on the West Festival

The family-friendly festival will be bringing live music, great food, entertainment and more to Pontins Brean Sands in October.   With the likes of The Dualers, Ferocious Dog, Dub Pistols and Mark Chadwick of The Levellers all confirmed on...
20MAR

Today: Bandcamp waive revenue share on sales for one day only

Still haven't bought that record you've had in your basket for the last three months? Today's the day to order it.   Online music marketplace Bandcamp have waived their share of revenue from sales for one day only, meaning they...
19MAR

Bristol Hippodrome to suspend performances until late April

The theatre will be closed until Sunday 26 April due to the Coronavirus outbreak.   After the official closure of all Ambassador Theatre Group venues in the UK was announced on Monday, it was confirmed yesterday that the Bristol Hippodrome...
19MAR

Outcider Festival to return to Somerset this summer

The renowned Outcider Festival will be back at Fernhill Farm from Friday 31 July - Sunday 2 August 2020.   Returning for its 7th consecutive year, Outcider is a much-loved alternative music and cider festival. A celebration of stellar...
19MAR

Coronavirus latest: How Bristol independents are adapting in difficult times

The future is looking as uncertain as ever as the Coronavirus outbreak continues to impact daily life.   Businesses across Bristol and the rest of the UK have already been hit hard by the Coronavirus outbreak, and there doesn't seem to...