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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 […]

Bristol and Bath Residents Weekender 2017

04 May 2017

Taking place this weekend (May 5th-7th) the first ever Bristol and Bath Residents’ Weekend has been put together to give everyone living in the two cities and surrounding area the chance to see where they live through the eyes of a visitor. Both cities attract millions of visitors every year, and with good reason From […]

St Paul’s Carnival recruiting an event manager for 2017

29 April 2017

The St Paul’s Carnival is recruiting an event manager to help run this year’s event, which is returning after a year’s absence. The temporary appointment comes as the hugely popular celebration of Afro-Caribbean culture returns ahead of its big 50th anniversary celebrations in 2018. Whoever is appointed event manager will be responsible for the delivery of […]

Cinema Rediscovered returns to Bristol with huge range of films

28 April 2017

For the second year, film fans in Bristol will be treated as Cinema Rediscovered returns, with this year’s theme being the very topical Manipulating The Message, exploring the fictional media’s handling of the truth on screen. Bringing the finest new digital restorations, contemporary classics and film print rarities from across the globe and putting them […]

Downs Festival tickets for Elbow, De La Soul etc go on sale Friday

27 April 2017

Tickets for this year’s Downs Festival will go on sale on Friday morning (April 28th) as the huge event returns for a second year. Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, which Massive Attack headlined, The Downs Festival will return on Saturday 2nd September with indie giants Elbow headlining. They will be joined on […]

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