National Lottery confirm £4.75m investment for Colston Hall transformation

01 May 2018

A £4.75million National Lottery grant has been awarded to Bristol Music Trust for the ambitious redevelopment of Colston Hall. Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, the grant, which will go towards supporting the restoration of the Hall’s Grade II listed Lantern building, marks another huge step forward for the fundraising campaign for the […]

River Town 2018 announce Steve Earle among second wave of acts

11 April 2018

American rock and country music legends Steve Earle & The Dukes are among the second wave of artists announced for River Town Festival in Bristol this summer. The festival, which features the best in Americana from country, blues and rockabilly to bluegrass, is returning for the fourth year in a row thanks to Colston Hall […]

16 March 2018

Fancy an exciting, colourful evening featuring Indian music, dance and revelry? Jazbaa, Bristol’s Indian Culture Collective, presents Bollywood Night on April 14th, an evening of music, dance and revelry, Bollywood style!  Don your glad rags and bring your favourite dance moves to the only party in town where bhangra beats will rule supreme. The evening will also […]

Get the Blessing present Bristopolis to open Jazz and Blues Festival

08 March 2018

The 2018 Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival will launch with an unmissable event for the city’s film and music fans – Bristopolis. On Thursday, March 15th there will be the premiere of a new collaboration between Bristol’s most celebrated jazz quartet Get the Blessing and filmmaker John Minton. Minton will take the audience on a […]

Grillstock Early Bird and Pit Crew tickets now on sale

06 March 2018

Limited Grillstock 2018 early bird tickets and Pit Crew passes are on sale now as the countdown to the Harbourside’s first big event of the summer begins. Early bird tickets are now on sale here. Saturday tickets are £28 and Sunday tickets are £24 with weekend tickets for £45. The festival’s legendary Pit Crew tickets will […]

Colston Hall Presents programme to be spread across Bristol

06 March 2018

Bristol’s largest concert venue will be programming a host of established and emerging artists in venues across Bristol, and beyond, as part of its Colston Hall Presents programme. The historic venue is undergoing a £48.8m transformation starting in June, from which the Colston Hall’s main hall and Lantern performance spaces will be out of action. […]

Bristol preview screening of Molly Dineen’s Being Blacker

01 March 2018

After a ten year absence, acclaimed filmmaker Molly Dineen is back with a new feature documentary, Being Blacker an intimate, 90-minute portrait of Jamaican-born reggae producer, businessman, father, son, and community pillar, Blacker Dread. Forty years after featuring in Dineen’s first film, Blacker, his extended family, friends and community in South London, face the combined […]

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds to headline The Downs 2018

27 February 2018

Team Love & Crosstown Concerts have announce Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will headline The Downs Bristol at the end of the summer. The Downs Bristol returns in 2018 with a stellar line up which also features special guest Paul Weller, Orbital and Goldie & the Heritage Ensemble on Saturday 1st September. Noel Gallagher’s High […]

2018 St Pauls Carnival vision to be outlined at public meeting

21 February 2018

Organisers of the St Pauls Carnival 2018 will be holding a public forum to discuss the vision of the 2018 Carnival as well as outline a host of opportunities for people to get involved in the 50th Anniversary of Carnival. The community event will take place on Friday, February 23rd between 6-8pm at the Malcolm X […]

Jurassic Park coming to the Hippodrome – complete with live orchestra

19 February 2018

It’s the film which started one of the most successful franchises in cinema history, and now you can once again enjoy Jurassic Park on the big screen complete with a live orchestra playing its famous soundtrack on 10th September. Presented by Colston Hall, this epic science fiction thriller will be shown in HD at the […]

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