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In Between Time to roll out ambitious programme across Bristol

31 May 2018

In Between Time, Bristol’s biennial arts festival, has announced three year funding from Paul Hamlyn Foundation to create We Are Bristol, an ambitious programme developed in partnership with Knowle West Media Centre, Up Our Street and Ambition Lawrence Weston. We Are Bristol will bring people from across the city together for the first time to […]

‘Sensory Symphony’ to say goodbye to current Colston Hall

30 May 2018

THE current Colston Hall auditorium will soon close for the last time, and Bristolians are being invited to say goodbye – enjoying a unique experience in the process. A series of celebratory events have been announced to mark the end of an era at the historic city centre venue before the building begins its revolutionary […]

Last call for performers for Discovery Stage at Bristol Harbour Festival

23 May 2018

Colston Hall and Bristol Plays Music are looking for young musical talent to play on the Discovery Stage at Bristol Harbour Festival on Juy 21st-22nd. Young performers aged 14-18 with a passion for music are being asked to apply for a slot on the stage but time is running out, the deadline is Friday, May […]

Upfest 2018 partners with The Simpsons

17 May 2018

In celebration of their 10th anniversary, Upfest, Europe’s largest street art festival are partnering with global animated megastar family, The Simpsons. Upfest will return to the streets of Bedminster, Southville and Ashton from Saturday July 28th to Monday, July 30th and this year festival goers will be treated to renowned artist interpretations of The Simpsons […]

Need desk space? We’ve got room in our creative hub!

09 May 2018

We have three desk spaces available in our shared office that are available right now to anyone who needs a place to work in the city centre. Our office is right in the heart of Bristol, on Unity Street (just off the bottom of Park Street), close to College Green. The price for each desk […]

National Lottery confirm £4.75m investment for Colston Hall transformation

01 May 2018

A £4.75million National Lottery grant has been awarded to Bristol Music Trust for the ambitious redevelopment of Colston Hall. Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, the grant, which will go towards supporting the restoration of the Hall’s Grade II listed Lantern building, marks another huge step forward for the fundraising campaign for the […]

River Town 2018 announce Steve Earle among second wave of acts

11 April 2018

American rock and country music legends Steve Earle & The Dukes are among the second wave of artists announced for River Town Festival in Bristol this summer. The festival, which features the best in Americana from country, blues and rockabilly to bluegrass, is returning for the fourth year in a row thanks to Colston Hall […]

16 March 2018

Fancy an exciting, colourful evening featuring Indian music, dance and revelry? Jazbaa, Bristol’s Indian Culture Collective, presents Bollywood Night on April 14th, an evening of music, dance and revelry, Bollywood style!  Don your glad rags and bring your favourite dance moves to the only party in town where bhangra beats will rule supreme. The evening will also […]

Get the Blessing present Bristopolis to open Jazz and Blues Festival

08 March 2018

The 2018 Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival will launch with an unmissable event for the city’s film and music fans – Bristopolis. On Thursday, March 15th there will be the premiere of a new collaboration between Bristol’s most celebrated jazz quartet Get the Blessing and filmmaker John Minton. Minton will take the audience on a […]

Grillstock Early Bird and Pit Crew tickets now on sale

06 March 2018

Limited Grillstock 2018 early bird tickets and Pit Crew passes are on sale now as the countdown to the Harbourside’s first big event of the summer begins. Early bird tickets are now on sale here. Saturday tickets are £28 and Sunday tickets are £24 with weekend tickets for £45. The festival’s legendary Pit Crew tickets will […]

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