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30JUN

New City Poet for Bristol revealed

Caleb Parkin will hold the post from October 2020 until 2022.    Performer, filmmaker and facilitator Caleb Parkin has been announced as the new City Poet for Bristol, following in the footsteps of Vanessa Kisuule and Miles...
30JUN

Shakeaway reopens with limited edition summer menu

Celebrate the summer with twelve new creations from The Arcade's milkshake maestros.   Shakeaway are officially back open for business in The Arcade shopping quarter, and what better way to celebrate than with the launch of an all-new,...
29JUN

More acts confirmed for Live from the Drive-In Bristol, tickets on sale now

A second wave of artists joins the Live from the Drive-In lineup at Filton Airfield.    Boyzlife, Brooklyn Zoo and KT Tunstall lead the new names added to the lineup for Live from the Drive-In concert series, set to be staged at...
29JUN

Outcider Festival rescheduled to August 2021

Organisers have confirmed the rescheduling of this year's Outcider Festival due to coronavirus concerns.   This year's edition of the popular Outcider Festival has been officially postponed, with the event rescheduled to 5 August to 8...
29JUN

The Arcade's specialist family hair salon EK Hair to reopen Saturday 4 July

The salon will be accepting online bookings from Wednesday, 1 July 2020.    With cars and planes for seats, a play area and DVD screens, EK Hair is a specialist children's hair salon located in Broadmead's historic shopping quarter,...
29JUN

Last chance: tickets on sale now for The Plough's charity Mega-Raffle

Get your hands on festival tickets, bar tabs, exclusive artwork and much more.   The Plough Inn's huge Community Care Package Mega-Raffle is set to be drawn this week, meaning you've only got two days left to be in with a chance of...
26JUN

Tickets on sale now for Mike Skinner and The Streets’ drive-in gig at Filton Airfield

Catch Mike Skinner’s infamous rap project this summer in Bristol – with a healthy dose of social distancing.    A drive-in concert series will be staged at the former Airfield in Filton this summer, as part of a huge...
26JUN

Pizzarova Wapping Wharf has reopened

Grab the 'perfect' Margherita from Pizzarova on Wapping Wharf.    Good news! Pizzarova on Wapping Wharf has reopened. It'll be open for takeaway orders only, from Thursday to Saturday.    Pizzarova is...
26JUN

Bristol Bears confirm permanent signing of hooker Bryan Byrne

Byrne has put pen to paper on a one-year deal after impressing during a recent loan spell.   Bristol Bears have confirmed the permanent signing of hooker Bryan Byrne, offering him a one-year deal as a result of a successful short-term loan...
26JUN

DogFest West rescheduled to 2021

The popular family festival has been postponed until 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.   Organisers DogFest West have confirmed that the festival will be put on hold until next summer, with events and large gatherings prohibited due...
25JUN

Tonight: don't miss the online premiere of CARNIVAL, a new short film

The premiere forms part of St Pauls Carnival's digital 2020 celebration: Spirit Up! United at Home.   A short film which was shot on location at the 2018 St Pauls Carnival will premiere online tonight, Thursday 25 June.   The...
25JUN

Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 the Musical rescheduled to 2021

Following a sell-out tour in 2019, Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5: The Musical is coming to Bristol in 2021.    It's time to get to work! Get ready for Dolly Parton's rip-roaring musical comedy, coming to the Bristol...
25JUN

Tickets for The Streets’ drive-in gig at Filton Airfield on sale tomorrow

Catch Mike Skinner’s infamous rap project this summer in Bristol – with a healthy dose of social distancing.    A drive-in concert series will be staged at the former Airfield in Filton this summer, as part of a huge...
24JUN

11 Exciting Festivals & Events Happening in Bristol Next Year

Food festivals, FriendsFest and a two-day event for dogs: bring on 2021.    While 2020 looks to be a no-go for large events and festivals, 2021 is shaping up to be a busy one, especially here in Bristol.   We’re...
24JUN

Bristol venues sign open letter urging government to safeguard grassroots music scene

Trinity Centre, The Exchange and The Fleece are among the 560 signees from across the country.   Several Bristol music venues have signed an open letter to the UK government urging them to safeguard hundreds of at-risk events spaces.   Organised...
24JUN

IDLES frontman Joe Talbot launches virtual talk show, Balley TV

Upcoming guests include Arlo Parks, Billy Bragg and Kate Tempest.   Joe Talbot has officially launched Balley TV, a brand-new virtual talk show-slash-free therapy session.   The show sees the IDLES frontman catch up with an...
23JUN

Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses: SIX The Musical rescheduled to 2021

It’s the tale of King Henry VIII’s six wives like you’ve never seen before. SIX: The Musical is coming to the Bristol Hippodrome.    Divorced, beheaded and died? It’s time to forget that narrative.   In...
23JUN

The Louisiana launches customisable sourdough pizzas for takeaway

Grab a pizza from one of Bristol's best live music venues and support 'em through coronavirus.    With live music off-limits for the forseeable future, venues across the city have had to find new ways to make ends meat.    One...