Band of Burns

Uploaded: 17 Jan 2018

This band celebrate the Scottish national poet Robert Burns in a truly unique way, says James Higgins


From Russia with tutus

Uploaded: 10 Jan 2018

Three of the nation's favourite ballets are performed at the Hippodrome later this month, says James Higgins


He's behind you!

Uploaded: 06 Dec 2017

Panto season is right upon us, and this year's extravaganza at the Hippodrome will delight to no end


A treemendous time

Uploaded: 29 Nov 2017

An impressive Christmas Tree festival is popping up at St. Mary Redcliffe Church to help raise money for charity...


Spiegeltent shenanigans

Uploaded: 22 Nov 2017

The inimitable Spiegeltent is up and running - a surefire sign that Christmas is nearly here


More than Miyazaki

Uploaded: 15 Nov 2017

To celebrate a century of Japanese animation, the Watershed is showing a wealth of jewels


Autumn opera

Uploaded: 08 Nov 2017

The Welsh National Opera returns to Bristol's Hippodrome for a trio of enthralling production


The Big Clifton Switch on!

Uploaded: 03 Nov 2017

Clifton Village once again promises to be the most magical place in Bristol to shop, dine and relax this festive season


Eye on Africa

Uploaded: 01 Nov 2017

The Afrika Eye Film Festival returns for a sensational showcase of films from the African continent


Somali Soiree

Uploaded: 25 Oct 2017

This year's Bristol Somali Festival is almost upon us with some big events for all to get stuck into...


Half-term horror hi jinks

Uploaded: 18 Oct 2017

Halloween is creeping closer, and we've rounded up some of the best events to occupy the little monsters during the half-term


Love for literature

Uploaded: 11 Oct 2017

Bristol's Festival Of Literature takes place this month with a huge range of events for every kind of literary lover...


Circus In The City

Uploaded: 04 Oct 2017

Bristol's biennial Circus City shenanigans are back for over a fortnight of mind-boggling displays...


Water Salad on Monday

Uploaded: 28 Sep 2017

Esther May Campbell's exhibition starts today, featuring a range of pieces about country life in the city


Art for all

Uploaded: 27 Sep 2017

Embrace the change of the seasons with this round-up of fantastic autumnal activities...


La La Land live

Uploaded: 20 Sep 2017

One of the most decorated films in recent memory comes to Bristol's Colston Hall for a truly sensational event...


Close Encounters

Uploaded: 13 Sep 2017

The Encounters Festival is almost upon us, with a plethora of short films and animations to wow the senses...


The Caretaker

Uploaded: 06 Sep 2017

Harold Pinter's iconic play finds a new lease of life at the Bristol Old Vic this month...


Time to get down

Uploaded: 16 Aug 2017

The Downs Festival is back for a massive second edition, with UK group Elbow topping this year's mighty bill...


Big balloon day out

Uploaded: 02 Aug 2017

Bristol's legendary International Balloon Fiesta is back at last for a whole weekend of sky-bound spectacles...


Graffiti galore

Uploaded: 26 Jul 2017

Europe's biggest street art and graffiti festival is back this month for a vibrant showcase of creativity...


Good Vibrations

Uploaded: 19 Jul 2017

There will be 'Good Vibrations' at this year's Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza as Beach Boys Co-Founder Brian Wilson is to headline


Sound of the States

Uploaded: 05 Jul 2017

The USA's rich musical history is explored in detail at Bristol's River Town weekender, with some of the best names performing


Play me, I'm yours!

Uploaded: 30 Jun 2017

First pianos delivered for Luke Jerram's Play Me, I'm Yours street pianos project in Bristol as sponsors are announced


Barbecue Bonanza

Uploaded: 28 Jun 2017

Grillstock is back for a weekend of meat-fuelled mayhem and a thrilling musical line-up...


NASS Festival returns

Uploaded: 28 Jun 2017

The action sports and music festival is coming to the Royal Bath and West Showground early next month


Pride of Bristol

Uploaded: 21 Jun 2017

This year's massive Bristol Pride celebrations look to be the biggest and best yet…


Giant Jurassic beast on display

Uploaded: 14 Jun 2017

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery is taking visitors back in time 150 million years to meet a fearsome Jurassic beast - the pliosaur!


An update on Upfest

Uploaded: 13 Jun 2017

Upfest teams up with Ashton Gate Stadium to create the largest festival zone


Ready to rock

Uploaded: 31 May 2017

Lets Rock Bristol's retro extravaganza kicks off on Saturday 3 June at Ashton Court Estate


Bring the noise

Uploaded: 17 May 2017

Some of the best up-and-coming bands and artists from around the world arrive in Bristol over the bank holiday weekend


Pint of Science

Uploaded: 10 May 2017

Get your knowledge on at the Pint Of Science festival, an invigorating annual mingling of pubs and education


Foodies Festival comes to town

Uploaded: 03 May 2017

Some of the biggest names in British cooking are headed to the Downs for a marvellous weekender celebrating all things tasty...


Any dream will do

Uploaded: 26 Apr 2017

X Factor winner Joe McElderry slips on the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat for this run of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic show...


Mayday! Mayday!

Uploaded: 13 Apr 2017

Come aboard Brunel's ss Great Britain for a special treat


Taste of chocolate

Uploaded: 12 Apr 2017

Explore the rich and varied world of chocolate this month at a special festival…


Our buried bodies

Uploaded: 05 Apr 2017

This new M Shed exhibition reveals how Bristolians lived thousands of years ago…


Mountain movies in Bristol

Uploaded: 29 Mar 2017

Banff Mountain Film Festival stops at Bristol this spring for a selection of adrenaline-packed adventure flicks


Operatic trilogy

Uploaded: 22 Mar 2017

The Welsh National Opera presents three thrilling productions at the Bristol Hippodrome this spring


Funny girl

Uploaded: 15 Mar 2017

Sheridan Smith's turn as Fanny Brice in Funny Girl has won her countless plaudits from critics and fans alike


All that jazz

Uploaded: 08 Mar 2017

Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival returns for a jam-packed schedule of exciting music


Films with Seoul

Uploaded: 22 Feb 2017

The Watershed celebrates South Korean cinema in a new series, showing off big hits and lesser-known movies...


A rose by any other name

Uploaded: 15 Feb 2017

Bristol Film Festival pairs romantic classic Romeo + Juliet with brilliant wines — what more could you ask for?


Loved up

Uploaded: 08 Feb 2017

Valentine's Day is almost upon us, and there’s plenty to see and do in the city with that special someone…


Greenwood gala

Uploaded: 01 Feb 2017

Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood is a master of cinematic sound — this celebration is showing his finest moments…


Chitty chitty bang bang

Uploaded: 25 Jan 2017

The beloved family experience hits the boards at the Hippodrome for a thrilling production with big names and big songs…


Siberian splendour

Uploaded: 17 Jan 2017

The Russian State Ballet of Siberia is headed to Bristol for a trilogy of captivating productions later this month…


Not-so-silent night

Uploaded: 11 Jan 2017

Bristol's internationally renowned Silent Comedy Gala returns - get ready for a Slapstick Festival like you've never seen...


Book a UK weekend away now!

Uploaded: 06 Jan 2017

Want to get away but don't fancy going abroad? Read on to find out the five most popular UK weekend getaway destinations...


Lets go on a day trip...

Uploaded: 05 Jan 2017

With last year showing a very high number of day trips taken across England, now's the best time to start planning for 2017


All the luck

Uploaded: 04 Jan 2017

The Hippodrome hosts a spellbinding celebration of iconic artist Rod Stewart to start the new year right


The Big Thing NYE 2016

Uploaded: 15 Dec 2016

We’ve rounded up a few of the best events going on around Bristol to make sure your New Year goes with a bang...


Going to the ball

Uploaded: 07 Dec 2016

Iconic skaters Torvill and Dean star in an exciting new production of Cinderella, just in time for Christmas...


Celebrating the Starman

Uploaded: 30 Nov 2016

A very special concert honouring the late, great David Bowie comes to Colston Hall this month...


Christmas in the square

Uploaded: 23 Nov 2016

The Spiegeltent returns with plenty of Christmas crackers to light up the coldest winter nights...



Uploaded: 09 Nov 2016

Explore the briny deep in a fascinating festival of arts and electronic music...


Fireworks Fiesta

Uploaded: 26 Oct 2016

Remember, remember the fifth of November — because there’s lots going on in Bristol!


Trick or treat

Uploaded: 18 Oct 2016

With Halloween just around the corner, there's plenty of spooktacular goings on for the whole family...


Simple as that

Uploaded: 12 Oct 2016

Enjoy ambitious, experimental art and music at this year's Simple Things Festival...


Operatic adventure

Uploaded: 04 Oct 2016

Three iconic productions from the Welsh National Opera head to Bristol this month...


Art for all

Uploaded: 28 Sep 2016

Bristol Family Arts Festival is back with almost a full month of creative activities across the city


Farm's 40th festivities

Uploaded: 23 Sep 2016

Bedminster's Windmill Hill City Farm turns 40 this month, and they're making sure they celebrate the milestone in style...


Open all doors

Uploaded: 07 Sep 2016

Bristol Open Doors Day is flinging open its, erm, doors this month for another celebration of the city’s best buildings...


People and Places

Uploaded: 31 Aug 2016

The Architecture Centre celebrates its 20th birthday with a special programme of events


Going Above and Beyond

Uploaded: 09 Aug 2016

Emma Dance visits the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - NICU - at St Michael's Hospital, Bristol


Get a taste of Thai culture

Uploaded: 27 Jul 2016

The Multi and Thai Cultural Food Festival brings together lots of diverse cultures for one huge party this month


The Tinkering Space

Uploaded: 20 Jul 2016

Visit brand new exhibition The Tinkering Space, plus the exciting Robot Encounters, this summer at the At-Bristol Science Centre


Cary Comes Home

Uploaded: 13 Jul 2016

Celebrate one of Bristol's most iconic sons at this year's festival dedicated to the life and works of Cary Grant