City Life

City History: Water under the bridge

Ray Newman remembers the bygone medieval beginnings of a local landmark It’s a defining image of our capital city: Old London Bridge spanning the Thames with...

Great outdoors: Go Forth and Ramble!

Andrew Swift’s pick of things to see and do on foot as part of the city’s walking festival The Bristol Walk Fest celebrates its sixth anniversary this month,...

21st Century Bristol: Sharing Economy

At one time, the most you’d borrow from a neighbour would probably be the classic cup of sugar, but now making use of everything from under-utilised local parki...

Proud Mary Portas

...And so she should be, with another of her chic charity boutiques opening in Clifton. With thoughts of her chosen cause, we raided the rainy day fund and stop...

Walk: the Wiltshire Downs

Andrew Swift finds timeless splendour in a historic old battleground as it shrugs off its winter torpor This month’s walk is a breezy stroll along one of the...

Wild Bristol: Going Down Under

Pete Dommett has been off in search of the city’s secret, subterranean wildlife at Pen Park Hole Have you heard about the blind cave shrimps that live in a l...