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21AUG

M Shed, Bristol Archives and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery to reopen

Advanced booking will be required to visit each venue.   Some of Bristol’s most popular museums will reopen next month, Bristol City Council has announced.   M Shed, Bristol Archives and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery...
21AUG

Bank Holiday Weekend in Bristol: Catch Russell Kane at Ashton Gate Stadium

Kane will be joined by special guests Angela Barnes and Charlie Baker.    Made any plans for the Bank Holiday Weekend yet? If not, don’t worry: Ashton Gate Stadium has got you covered.   On Saturday 29 August, TV...
21AUG

Bristol City 2020/21 Championship fixtures revealed

The Robins are preparing for their first full season under new head coach Dean Holden.   A full fixture list has been revealed for the 2020/21 EFL Championship season, with the Bristol City squad back in training ahead of the start of a new...
21AUG

Bristol Rovers 2020/21 League One fixtures revealed

Ben Garner's side will kick off their 2020/21 campaign with a trip to Sunderland in September.   A full fixture list has been revealed for the upcoming 2020/21 EFL League One season, with Bristol Rovers preparing for a busy season as the...
20AUG

August Bank Holiday Weekend in Bristol: 9 Things To Do

Seated raves, Record Store Day and socially distanced theatre.    The end of summer is nearing – can you believe it?   We may not have had much of a summer in 2020 (thanks COVID), but there’s still time to get out...
20AUG

The Old Bookshop launch crowdfunding campaign to open new outdoor space

The owners made the decision not to open when pubs got the go-ahead in July.   The team behind The Old Bookshop in Bedminster have launched a crowdfunding campaign ahead of a proposed reopening in September, following months of closure...
20AUG

Tonight: Strange Brew to host virtual debut event via live stream

Catch the venue's grand opening in the (virtual) company of Batu, Shanti Celeste, Danielle and more.   New Bristol venue Strange Brew will be hosting its long-awaited debut event tonight (Thursday 20 August), with an array of acclaimed...
19AUG

The Bristol Farmers' and Producers’ Market restarts next month

Buy fresh produce direct from independent producers.    Exciting news! The Bristol Farmers' and Producers' Market restarts on Wednesday 23 September.   It'll be the last of the St Nicholas Markets to return, following...
19AUG

Bristol Hippodrome suspends all performances until mid October

The extended suspension will impact performances such as Dreamgirls.    The Bristol Hippodrome has confirmed the suspension of all performances until Sunday 18 October, due to ongoing social distancing restrictions.   In a...
19AUG

Tickets on sale now for drive-in Night Glow at Longleat

Enjoy a vibrant display of hot air balloons against the backdrop of the stunning Longleat Estate.    Did you see Bristol International Balloon Fiesta’s recent virtual Night Glow?   A clever response to COVID-19 restrictions,...
19AUG

Submissions are open for the RWA's 168th Annual Open Exhibition

Apply for the chance to have work featured in one of Bristol's best-loved exhibition events.   The Royal West of England Academy has officially opened submissions for this year's Annual Open Exhibition, the 168th edition of the event.   Set...
18AUG

Bristol Old Vic announces new programme of live performances

The events will take place inside the theatre’s café bar.    On Thursday (13 August), Bristol Old Vic reopened its café bar foyer to the public.   Now live events are returning to the theatre with the...
18AUG

Blue Mountain to close

The beloved Bristol club opened in 1992.    Blue Mountain is closing to make way for development, the venue has confirmed.   In October 2019, Bristol City Council’s planning committee rejected plans from developer RedOak...
18AUG

#SaveOurVenues: Help The Gryphon reach its fundraising target

The pub has a week remaining on a crowdfunding campaign set up to secure its future.   Renowned heavy metal pub and live venue The Gryphon is approaching the end of its crowdfunding campaign, launched in July to help safeguard the venue amid...
18AUG

Quay Street Diner reopens

The diner is taking part in the Eat Out to Help Out scheme throughout August.   Popular city centre restaurant-bar Quay Street Diner is officially back open for business, having reopened on yesterday (Monday 17 August) following several months...
17AUG

Idle Hands to reopen this week

The Stokes Croft record store has been operating online since the beginning of lockdown.   Idle Hands have confirmed a date for the long-awaited reopening of their City Road HQ, set to welcome customers back through the doors from Thursday...
17AUG

The Lanes announces programme of socially distanced gigs

It's one of the first venues in Bristol to welcome back live music.    Over the weekend, indoor theatres, music and performance venues with socially distanced audiences got the green light to reopen.   And some Bristol...
17AUG

The Addams Family at the Bristol Hippodrome rescheduled to 2021

The musical comedy has been rescheduled due to COVID-19.   Following the success of its 2017 premiere tour, The Addams Family musical comedy is returning for a new UK and Ireland tour in 2021. Even better, it’s stopping off in Bristol.   The...