Another blow to city’s live music scene as Bristol’s Bierkeller closes

08 February 2018

Bristol’s Bierkeller, the city centre venue which has hosted the likes of Nirvana and The Stone Roses, has closed. A statement on the venue’s Facebook page and website this week confirmed the news which is another blow to Bristol’s under-pressure live music venues. The closure is effective from this week, with scheduled gigs to be […]

Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival opens entries for 2018 event

01 February 2018

Organisers of the Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival are now taking entries for the 24th incarnation of the festival in September 2018.  The cutting edge short film and animation festival, which acts as a gateway into the Academy Awards and Europe’s leading film prizes such as the BAFTAs and European Film Awards, received a […]

Affordable desk spaces available in our city centre office

01 February 2018

We have two office spaces available in the shared office that are available right now to anyone who needs a desk space 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 space […]

Bristol’s Watershed expands partnership with BFI’s Film Audience Network

30 January 2018

Bristol’s cinema and arts centre Watershed is expanding its partnership with the BFI in a new four-year plan to extend choice for experiencing films and to create more opportunities for talent across the South West. The partnership will include offering great film choice to audiences, making sure budding talent has access to the right training, […]

Jason Donovan to appear at 2018 Slapstick Festival in Bristol

17 January 2018

Pop icon, actor and stage and screen  singing star Jason Donovan is to appear at this month’s Slapstick Festival of silent and classic film and TV comedy in Bristol. The former Neighbours actor is agreeing to stand in for the advertised host of the showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show at Colston Hall on […]

Call for artists and performers to get involved with Bristol Harbour Festival

15 January 2018

Organisers of the 2018 Bristol Harbour Festival are inviting artists, entertainers and performers from across the city to express interest in being involved in the event. The festival, one of the largest free events in the country, will return to the city from Friday, July 20th to Sunday, July 22nd. Each year over 200,000 people attend […]

New York Times names Bristol among places to visit in 2018

13 January 2018

We’re used to accolades down here in Bristol, such as being named the best place to live in the UK by the Sunday Times last year, but the latest feather in the city’s cap from the New York Times takes some beating. The newspaper has compiled a list of 52 places worth travelling to this […]

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 […]

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