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The Best Record Shop Cafés in England

Pop in to one of these for all of your caffeine-fuelled musical needs.

The Best Bristol Theatre to look out for in 2018

With 2018 comes a whole new year of exciting theatre to catch.

Busking in Bristol: A Guide

If you’re an aspiring musician looking for the perfect spot to showcase your talent, enjoy some of our top tips for busking in Bristol.

Bristol Film Festival: An Interview

From a screening of Jumanji in the Bristol Museum to The Descent in underground caves, the Bristol Film Festival offers a unique and immersive experience which Owen Franklin, the founder and Director, tells Culture Calling all about.

Winter Warmers in Bristol

Winter isn't all bad - enjoy the food, drink and activities the season has to offer.

Not Your Average Cocktail: An Interview with Ben Alcock

Culture Calling speaks to the man behind one of Bristol’s most popular cocktail bars about his new series of menus celebrating the best of Britain.

Discover the Best of Bristol’s Film Scene this Winter

The harbour city was recently named a UNESCO Creative City of Film.

The Best Festive Fun in Bristol this Winter

We've rounded up the best ways to celebrate the holiday season in the harbourside city.

Bristol’s Best Cider Bars

Swap your beer for a pint of delicious cider in Bristol - a cider-lovers paradise.

Top 5 Budget Lunches in Bristol

Enjoy Bristol’s culinary highlights on a budget.

Bristol’s Hidden Gems: Music Venues

As one of the most creative cities in the UK, Bristol boasts a wide array of local musical talent. Here are our tips for where you might spot the next one…

Gigs to See in Bristol this October

Catch some of the best local and international artists performing live in Bristol this upcoming month

VIDEO: Top 5 Water Activities in Bristol

Leave life on land behind and enjoy some of Bristol's best water-based activities!

An Alternative Slant: Interview with Alt-J

We speak to English indie-rockers Alt-J about their latest album Relaxer, becoming a trio and the thrill of performing live.

The Best Cycle Paths in Bristol

As one of the UK’s greenest cities, Bristol and its citizens are well versed in cycling lore. The city and its surroundings are criss-crossed with well-maintained mountain and leisure trails so read on for our selection of some of the best…

Bristol’s Hidden Gems: Independent Theatres

Bristol is known throughout the UK for being a leader in arts and culture. The city’s theatrical offerings are no different – here is our round up of where to look for a top-notch evening of entertainment.

A Hungover Guide to Bristol

Feeling last night's pint a little too much? No fear, we've made a list of the best hangover spots in Bristol.

An Interview with Tessa Lynch

We speak to the seminal artist about her upcoming performance at Bristol's Spike Island

Mischief and Madness in Moominvalley

Moomin mania is coming to Bristol. We speak to Bristol-based collective Lost and Found on their performance.

A Falafel Lover's Guide to Bristol

Now that we've all agreed that falafels are the best food to grace the earth, we've compiled a list of the best spots to indulge in these cheeky little chickpea chappies.

24 hours in Easton, Bristol

Have a look at our top picks for one of Bristol’s most vibrant districts.

Top 5 Movie Hangouts in Bristol

From charity-run, old school picture houses to rent-a-cinema private viewings, we've picked out some of Bristol's best movie hangouts.

An Art Lover’s Guide to Bristol

Whether you’re an aspiring artist or a self-proclaimed gallery junkie, creativity is at the heart of Bristol's ethos.

Come Rain or Shine: Bristol in the rain

When you’re in Britain, even the best-laid plans can be sent awry by a surprise thunderstorm. At Culture Calling, we want to make sure that your day out is great, whatever the weather!

Bristol’s Hidden Gems: Outdoor Drinking

Discover the hidden gems of Bristol's outdoor drinking establishments.

VIDEO: Bristol Pride 2017 in 30 Seconds

Bristol Pride returned for 2017 on Saturday 8 July. Culture Calling grabbed a camera and headed to the heart of the action to capture just a glimpse of what was on offer.

An Interview with Kate Nash

We sat down with indie popstar Nash to talk markers of success, new music and her role in Netflix original series, GLOW.

Introducing: The Shires

Culture Calling catch up with country music superstars The Shires ahead of their Bristol date at Colston Hall.

A Guide to Bristol’s Best Green Spaces

Finding serenity in nature is priceless in more ways than one, and is fortunately very easy in Bristol – when you know where to look.

A Book Lover’s Guide to Bristol

With the annual Bristol Shakespeare Festival currently underway, now seems like the perfect time to remind ourselves of Bristol's rich literary heritage.

A Guide to Bristol’s Best Restaurants

With its intimate, casual spaces and elegant food, Bristol is fast becoming another UK capital of cuisine.

Top 5: Underground Clubs in Bristol

Bristol is renowned for its vibrant underground music scene with party-goers from far and wide flocking to the city, so grab your dancing shoes and join them.

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