Introducing – The Gert Lush Vintage Bicycle Jamboree

07 April 2019

The Gert Lush Vintage Bicycle Jamboree is a brand new edition to Bristol’s sporting calendar on Sunday 19th May. Described by co-founders Steve Page and Patrick Collerton as an event with “more Jammy Dodgers than energy gels,” the Gert Lush is a bicycle festival with a twist – so dust off that vintage aficionado and dig out […]

Bruce Saunders on the origins of the new Bristol Early Music Festival

03 April 2019

The Bristol Early Music Festival is a new three-day event, developed and brought to you by Bristol musicians. We spoke to choral recitalist Bruce Saunders, Chair of the planning group behind the festival, to find out how it came to be…   What inspired you to create this festival for Bristol? I directed an early […]

4 Alternative things to do in Bristol this Easter

01 April 2019

Do something different for Easter this year – we promise going to one of our recommended festivals will still be egg-cellent!   1. BRISTOL TRANSFORMED Starting on Friday 5th April, Bristol Transformed is a festival of politics and culture which will discuss and engage with the exciting ideas and innovations emerging from the Left. It […]

Easter Sculpture Festival returns to University of Bristol Botanic Garden

18 March 2019

When Bristol’s Easter Sculpture Festival returns to the University of Bristol’s Botanic Gardens over the Easter weekend, 19th – 22nd April 2019, we can expect Greek gods, tagelmust attired Tuareg musicians from the Sahara and a bronze fox skulking across the grass – just to name a few of the mesmerising installations. The event has […]

Jazz and Blues Festival returns to Bristol for its seventh year

04 March 2019

Returning to the city for its seventh edition, the Bristol International Jazz & Blues Festival will be taking over some of the city’s most renowned music venues with a programme of unmissable events, including music from Europe, US and the UK. Bristol’s long and illustrious association with jazz dates back to the ‘50s and ‘60s […]

In Between Time announce new event

12 February 2019

In Between Time have announced an exciting new chapter with the creation of a new event – the In Between Time Summit – which will take place on the 10 – 13 October in Bristol. The four day event will feature artworks, conversations, workshops, film screenings, music, marches and resistance as the team at In […]

Submerge Festival is BACK

24 January 2019

Bristol’s International Digital Arts Festival is back – bigger, better and more diverse than ever. This is the arts festival for everyone and it’s back from 1st-10th March. Submerge is immersive, involving, a riot of sound and vision that can’t, and won’t, be put in a box. Submerge is performance art that takes techno, contemporary […]

Bristol Harbour Festival Expressions of Interest – Last chance to apply!

23 January 2019

Bristol Harbour Festival, one of the country’s largest free festivals, will return to the city for a celebration of Bristol from 19th – 21st July 2019. Festival organisers are now inviting artists, entertainers and performers from across the city to express their interest if they wish to be part of the festival programme in 2019. […]

Culture Flash Sale is BACK!

16 January 2019

Quick-off-the-mark culture fans can save money with thousands of discounted tickets and offers in the Bristol and Bath 24-hour culture flash sale from 10am tomorrow (Thursday 17 January). From music, theatre, art and museum exhibitions to club nights, family events and theatre classes, there are deals galore. Take a punt on something new, grab a […]

Slapstick Festival returns for 15th Annual edition

15 January 2019

The UK’s biggest festival of silent classic screen comedy returns to Bristol this week for it’s 15th annual edition. Starting on the 16th January, Slapstick Festival will be packed full of laughs with 33 comedy events happening over six days. This year’s festival is divided between a strong archive programme of silent comedy at Watershed […]

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