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7OCT

Bristol independent Illustrate speaks out on climate debate

In a recent blog post, Illustrate has expressed their support for Greta Thunberg.    The post says that environmental activist “is an example to all leaders, of countries and of companies, in an age of bluster.” As...
4OCT

Miles Kane returns to Bristol this month: have you got your tickets?

Miles Kane first rose to prominence alongside old-time friend, Alex Turner with The Last Shadow Puppets.    And since? While Turner focused on Arctic Monkeys, Kane has made it on his own.     Eight years after his first...
4OCT

Leading charity Penny Brohn UK announce new scheme for people living with cancer

Leading charity, Penny Brohn UK, has announced a game-changing scheme for people living with cancer.     In partnership with The Bodyworks Project, the new scheme offers gym-based activity programmes and advice to people living with cancer.   Based...
4OCT

Bristol Bad Film Club to screen surreal 80s thriller 'Dial Code Santa Claus' this December

The much-loved Bristol Bad Film Club's eagerly-awaited 2019 festive showing is essentially Home Alone, but not quite as you know it.     Previously only available on VHS bootlegs, the 1989 cult film Dial Code Santa Claus,...
3OCT

Extra dates added to The Book of Mormon at the Bristol Hippodrome

Not just one, but three extra weeks have been added to the Book of Mormon’s run at the Bristol Hippodrome – and tickets are on sale now! The Olivier® award-winning musical will now run at the Bristol Hippodrome until...
3OCT

What to see and do at Bristol Radical History Festival 2019

It’s back: on 12 October 2019, the festival celebrating all-things radical history returns to the M Shed. Even better, it’s completely free!    In 2019, we celebrate the anniversary of a historically-significant year: 1919....
3OCT

The Cult to play sold-out Bristol O2 Academy show this month

It’s been 30 years since 80’s hard rockers The Cult released their seminal debut album Sonic Temple.    What began the start of a glorious career, Sonic Temple also marked a pivotal moment for the rock scene. A union of hard...
2OCT

8 ways to maximise your chances of securing Glastonbury tickets

The annual mad rush for Glastonbury tickets is almost upon us: coach package tickets go on sale tomorrow evening!  Want to maximise your chances of locking down tickets? Here's eight ways to bag your spot at next year's 50th-anniversary...
2OCT

Shakespeare with a twist: catch Macbeth at Trinity Arts Centre

Double, double toil and trouble: Macbeth is coming to Trinity Arts Centre - with a twist.    After award-winning runs in London and Basingstoke, The Proteus’ adaptation of Macbeth is coming to Bristol. But this isn't just...
2OCT

The gigs you need to see this October

We think – believe, in fact – that Bristol has the best music scene in the whole of the South West. But who wouldn’t? Just take a look at October’s gig schedule.    Pop-folk, punk and afrobeat: it’s a month...
1OCT

Strictly guests, no repeats: the pub protecting Bristol’s heavy metal scene

An interview with John Ashby, the owner of The Gryphon.   Ten years ago, the top corner of Colston Street was home to a dying gay bar, The Griffin. “It was a nice space. It was a clean pub, but it didn’t really have much of an...
1OCT

Slapstick Festival unveils 2020 live comedy line-up

It's the U.K.'s biggest celebration of silent and classic screen comedy: Slapstick is back for 2020! And it's all happening right here in Bristol.    With just a few months to go, the festival has just unveiled its live line-up,...
1OCT

Bristol Club Highlights | October 2019

Ah, October: the start of the autumn club season.    Summer festivals are over, the outdoor day parties are no more – but the indoor parties have only just begun. This month, we've got lots to look forward to; from first-time...
30SEP

Bristol Festival of Literature is back for 2019

Love it or loathe it, literature is an integral part of our lives.    Poetry, short stories or great big novels; it’s an art form that can offer an escape from busy everyday life. So, why not celebrate it in Bristol? The Bristol...
30SEP

Ireland’s biggest band is coming to SWX

Who can push Ariana Grande from the number one spot? Picture This can.    Earlier this year, the debut album from Picture This dethroned Grande’s hit album Thank U, Next on the Irish album chart.   MDRN LV is the...
27SEP

Frequencies 2019: the free festival helping young people get into music

Breaking into the music industry is notoriously difficult, but there’s a festival making it easier for Bristol’s young people.    Are you aged 21 or under and interested in a music career? Frequencies festival is back for...
27SEP

See Bristol burlesque at its best @ Smoke and Mirrors

Bristol burlesque at its best: catch CoochieCrunch at Smoke & Mirrors next month.    Bristol’s badass burlesque show, CoochieCrunch, is back with something monstrous.  On Friday 25 October, a plethora of sought-after...
26SEP

Martin Page, co-owner of Motion: 'I suppose nothing stays the same forever, does it?’

If there’s one club most people have heard of when it comes to Bristol nightlife, it’s Motion.    Sat in a sparse industrial estate, the 4,000-capacity monster club has thrived on Avon Street for the past decade. In what has...