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Bristol Festivals recruiting a Development Coordinator

15 June 2017

Do you want to work in the arts and festivals scene in one of the UK’s most vibrant cities? We’re recruiting a Development Coordinator. The job will involve supporting the Executive Director with the day to day running of the organisation and ensuring we offer our members the highest levels of support and also helping […]

Bristol’s food community gathering for huge inspiring event

01 June 2017

Bristol Food Connections are bringing together the city’s extensive food community for ‘We Are Food’ on Friday June 9th. The event, at City Hall, will see more than 300 chefs, farmers, food producers, retailers and community projects gather under one roof. Taking place, by chance, the day after the General Election, it will represent not […]

St Paul’s Carnival 2018 organisers holding public meeting

25 May 2017

The organisers of the St Pauls Carnival 2018 are inviting input from the community as they look ahead to the momentous 50th year of the event. The St Pauls Carnival Community Interest Company (CIC) has announced it will hold its first community meeting on Friday June 2nd. Groups and individuals interested in contributing to Carnival […]

Both major Bristol festivals to go ahead this weekend

24 May 2017

Both the major events planned for Bristol this weekend – Dot to Dot and Love Saves The Day – will go ahead. Security concerns have increased for live events across the UK following Monday night’s bomb attack at the Ariane Grande event at the MEN Arena in Manchester. But Love Saves The Day, which is […]

Bristol Festivals hub profile: Encounters Film Festival

22 May 2017

We recently caught up with Encounters Film Festival, Bristol Festivals member and Hub resident, to chat about their upcoming festival 19th-24th September. Tell us a little lit about Encounters and what makes you unique among Bristol’s busy film festival calendar? Encounters is the UK’s leading short film and animation festival, where audiences can come and […]

Huge adult only ball pit coming to Bristol’s Colston Hall

18 May 2017

If you’re tired of the 9-5 grind and looking for a unique way to go wild and let off steam then Bristol’s Colston Hall has just the thing for you – a giant adult only ball pit. Ball Mania MCR are bringing their huge ball pit, the largest in the country, to the city centre […]

Comedians on the Run back in Bedminster this week

17 May 2017

Bedminster is set to host ‘Comedians on the Run’, the biggest free gig south of the river and an evening of comedy on the move. On Thursday, May 18th 20 different acts will be given ten minute slots to showcase their material across 13 BS3 venues between 7-9pm. Locals and visitors will be able to […]

Circus Warp back in Bristol for Redfest 2017 fundraiser

15 May 2017

Legends of the rave scene Circus Warp are dusting off their decks for a return appearance to raise money for Bristol’s Redfest on Saturday May 20th. The event, which brings thousands of people to St George in East Bristol, will return this summer with a new look, moving from St George Park to Church Road […]

Bristol Festivals hub profile: My Cause UK

05 May 2017

In the latest of our series profiling Bristol Festivals Hub members we spoke to My Cause UK, who open up a world of possibilities to people who want to be festival volunteers What is My Cause UK and what makes your organisation unique? My Cause UK offers festival volunteering opportunities like no other. When you volunteer […]

Thousands to compete in – and watch – Simplyhealth Bristol 10k 2017

05 May 2017

It’s one of the events that sees Bristol really come together and this Sunday the Simplyhealth Bristol 10k 2017 will have thousands of runners pounding the streets. The race, which starts on the morning of Sunday May 7th, will this year involve a bumper entry of 13,000 runners taking on the course, which features the […]

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