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The Bristol Poetry Festival 2017

The annual Bristol Poetry Festival returns for 2017 from Friday 6 – Thursday 19 October.

RWA Annual Open Exhibition Returns for 2017

The Royal West of England Academy presents its Annual Open Exhibition, a celebration of visual art.

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.

Refusing To Kill – Bristol's World War 1 Conscientious Objectors

Exhibition telling the important story of Bristol’s World War 1 Conscientious Objectors comes to Bristol Cathedral

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.

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.

A Guide to the Bristol Pride Festival

From improvised theatre and comedy to film festivals and huge musical acts, get into the spirit of Pride with Bristol's LGBT+ cultural extravaganza.

A Museum Lover’s Guide to Bristol

From science centres to stately homes, if you're a museum buff Bristol is the perfect city to explore centuries of history.

Air: Visualising the Invisible at RWA

The Royal West of England Academy hosts this soaring new exhibition of airborne artworks in Bristol.

Bristol’s Hidden Gems: Cheap Grub

Cheap and cheerful is the name of the game in our round-up of Bristol's best eateries that won't break the bank.

Basim Magdy Exhibition at the Arnolfini

In his debut UK solo show, the innovative Egyptian artist uses dreamlike visuals and surreal slogans to predict the future.

Top 5: Bristol Food Festivals

From burger bonanzas to Thai and vegan feasts, there‘s something for everyone at Bristol’s top food festivals this summer.

A Guide to the Bristol Refugee Festival

This programme features film, live music, cycle rides and an Eid feast in a month-long celebration of Bristol's refugees.

Top 5: BYOB Restaurants in Bristol

Don't let the alcohol mark-ups spoil your meal - pay a visit to Bristol's best eateries where you can bring your own booze.

Top 5: Independent Bookshops in Bristol

Whether you want hundred-year-old books or just a friendly atmosphere with great prices, Bristol’s book scene covers it all.

Bristol's Hidden Gems: Keep It Local

Fresh food, homegrown produce and locally crafted pop-ups are the order of the day in our guide to keeping it local in Bristol.

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