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Cinema Rediscovered dates confirmed for Bristol in 2018

14 December 2017

Cinema Rediscovered have confirmed their dates for 2018, with the film festival returning in July. Bringing the finest digital restorations, contemporary classics and film print rarities back to the big screen where they belong, the event will take place between July 26th and 29th at cinemas such as The Watershed and Clevedon’s Curzon Cinema & […]

Public meeting at Thekla to look at protecting Bristol’s music venues

04 December 2017

A public meeting will be held at Bristol’s Thekla on Wednesday, December 6th to look at how music venues in the city can be safeguarded. The iconic floating nightclub and music venue is currently at the heart of a campaign to protect its long-term future as nearby property developments could cause issues, as they have […]

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta to mark 40th anniversary in 2018

30 November 2017

The dates for the 2018 Bristol International Balloon Fiesta have been confirmed with the iconic event returning to Ashton Court Estate next summer to celebrate the iconic event’s 40th anniversary. Taking place from Thursday 9th August to Sunday 12th August 2018, the huge free festival will once again feature over 100 hot air balloons taking […]

Bristol – get involved on #givingtuesday today

28 November 2017

Bristol Festivals is one of many charitable organisations that is taking part today in the UK’s national day of giving and doing good stuff for charity – #givingtuesday – powered by The Charities Foundation. Today, people and business from all over Britain, will join in with supporting all kinds of different charities, donating money, time […]

Selection of inspiring films being shown at Afrika Eye 2017

09 November 2017

It’s a celebration of culture, music and food but at the heart of the Afrika Eye 2017 Festival is film. This weekend there will be a superb line-up of films being screened in Bristol, reflecting different elements of the continent’s culture, history and people. Here are a selection of the best bits coming our way, […]

Campaign launched to save iconic floating Bristol venue Thekla

07 November 2017

Owners of Bristol’s iconic floating music venue and nightclub the Thekla have appealed for support as its future could be under threat from a planning application. Bosses at the famous boat, which has sat in Bristol’s Floating Harbour since the early 1980’s, could face an uncertain future if the Redcliffe Wharf development goes ahead. The […]

Bristol earns prestigious UNESCO City of Film award

06 November 2017

Bristol has, along with Sydney and Rome, been recognised as a UNESCO City of Film. The city, which is home to many film festivals and studios, submitted its application for the bid to UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) last year and has now heard the great news it has been successful. The […]

Tribe of Doris networking event at Bristol’s Trinity Centre

30 October 2017

The Tribe of Doris’ Diversity Arts Network event will take place in Bristol next week and booking tickets early is advised. The event will take place at the city’s Trinity Centre on Tuesday, November 7th from 9.30am to 12.30pm. Formed in Bristol 25 years ago Tribe of Doris champion cultural events involving music, dance and […]

Vacancies for Redfest 2018 in St George Park

25 October 2017

Redfest, the community festival which brings the best of East Bristol together, has volunteer vacancies next year. The festival, which in 2018 will take place on August 4th in St George Park after moving to Church Road in Redfield in 2017, needs several senior roles filled. The roles available are: Community Enagement / Diversity Manager […]

Love Food Festival 2017 being held at Bristol’s Paintworks this weekend

24 October 2017

A delicious celebration of some of the best street food available in Bristol and the South West will take place this weekend when Love Food Festival 2017 returns. The event, which will take place on Sunday October 29th at Paintworks, will give visitors the chance to sample food and drink from a wide range of […]

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