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This week: 10 – 16 December

It’s the final countdown, and we’re looking beyond the shopping frenzy for some wholesome fun

XMAS – a Grinch’s guide to the festive season

If baubles are sending you bonkers, and – no – you don’t want a gingerbread latte, it’s time to plan your escape

"When Brexit's over? Oh I’ll be dead."

We caught up with political satirist Matt Forde to talk about his (daily updating...) new tour

This week: 26 - 02 December

Our top picks this week include Christmas craft, witch craft, fairy tales and Love Actually with a live orchestra.

XMAS – Top Twinkling Trails

As cities start to throb with shoppers, why not wrap up and head for the great Christmassy outdoors?

XMAS – Check out our Best Festive Markets

Let’s face it, there’s nowhere better for prezzie shopping than one of the UK’s many Christmas Markets

Bristol’s Hidden Gems: Historical Homes

With so much history to explore, where better to start than our pick of spectacularly maintained and restored properties…

This week: 29 - 04 November

With Hallowe’en on Wednesday and Bonfire Night celebrations this weekend, the festive season is kicking off with a bang!

7 of the best meat-free eateries

World Vegan Month starts today - and it's not just for vegans!

Go Green!: Environmentally Friendly Bristol

This week is Recycling Week, and what better way to observe it than to take part in some environmentally friendly activities in Bristol, the first UK city to be named the European Green Capital back in 2015!

Top 5 Spooky Events in Bristol

Halloween is just around the creepy corner, so we’ve rounded up some ghoulish events in Bristol that will lift your spirits!

Top 5 Poetical Pursuits

Today is National Poetry Day, and to celebrate, you could do a lot verse than visiting one of our Top 5 events and venues to get your literary juices flowing.

“I can guarantee that no part of this show is true"

We chatted to provocative performer and writer Pariah Khan, about his debut one-man show “An Indian Abroad” which hits the Wardrobe Theatre in Bristol later this month.

Bristol’s Hidden Gems: Record Shops

Beat the online giants and pick up something at one of Bristol’s bustling record shops!

Bristol Choral Society's 2018-2019 Season

Join the Bristol Choral Society as they mark the centenary of the end of the WWI with an awe-inspiring programme of concerts.

The Other Art Fair, Bristol

Want to escape from the heat this weekend? Head to The Other Art Fair in Bristol to recuperate out of the sun with work from the UK’s top emerging and independent artists… some of which you may be tempted to purchase and take home with you!

Top 5 Swashbuckling Pirate Adventures in the UK

Shiver me timbers, next Wednesday (19 September) is Talk Like a Pirate Day! There “argh!” plenty of events to help you to get into character before the celebrations, so grab your cutlass and head to one of the best swashbuckling activities around the UK!

Bristol’s Hidden Gems: Green Spaces

Bristol’s eco-friendly credentials are well-documented, but the city is also green in the more-traditional sense, with plenty of open public spaces in which to relax and enjoy the unusually-glorious weather. Check out our list and don’t forget sun cream!

Once more unto the Library: An Interview with Kelly Eva May

We chat to Kelly Eva May from Librarian Theatre company about their upcoming production of Henry V, which is touring 10 libraries around Bristol this July as part of Bristol Shakespeare Festival!

Bristol’s Hidden Gems: Places to watch the World Cup

Whether you’re a staunch supporter of your national team, or just fancy catching some of the action from the whopping 48 games on offer, here are our picks of some great spots to view the games in Bristol!

Puppy Love: UK Dog Shows and Events

This summer, every dog can have his day with our round up of shows and events dedicated to man’s best friend.

Universes Within a Building: An Interview with Hannah Drake

We chat to Insane Root Director, Hannah Drake ahead of the company’s performances of Romeo and Juliet at a dilapidated Victorian Lido in Bristol!

Top 5 Family Friendly Public Art Trails

From Gromits to giraffes, hares to penguins, have some family fun following a public art trail round your city this summer!

The Best Summer Festivals in Bristol

The festival season is just on the horizon and this year there’s a host of great events in Bristol to look forward to over the coming months.

A Sherlock Holmes Lover's Sight-Seeing Guide

Today is Sherlock Holmes Day, so grab your pipe and deer-stalker and check out these sites that inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s celebrated novels!

A Guide to the UK's Best Rooftop Bars

Get drinking alfresco style with our guide to the best rooftop bars!

The UK's Oldest Theatres

Check out our round up of five of the oldest theatres from across the country!

Bristol's Hidden Gems: Antiques

Bristol has a well-established line in antique furniture and furnishings, and there are plenty of stunning places to sniff out a bargain.

The Best Al Fresco Dining in Bristol

Sun's out, so why aren't you? We've rounded up all the best places to eat outside as those summer days inch ever closer.

Top 5 Escape Rooms

You've got one hour to escape, and only your team mates and your intuition to help you. Ready, set... escape.

Bristol's Hidden Gems: Feasts of Meat

Where to go to get your meat fix in the beautiful city of Bristol...

Kids Theatre to Look Out For

The best family friendly theatre coming up around the UK to keep your little ones entertained and full of culture!

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