City Life

Helping Bristol’s Homeless

Could you imagine living inside a shipping container? Before Cargo came along, you are probably only ever pictured them on the back of trains, lorries and...

Legal highs:
Dine in the sky!

As you might have seen from social media over the last couple of days, the city is absolutely loving Bristol in the Sky – the completely unique, pop-up...
Wild Bristol

Wild Bristol: Bristol Otters

This month, Pete Dommett goes in search of one of the most elusive mammals... I  waited a long time – and went a long way – to see my first otter....

What About Wasps?

We know we need to look after our bees, but what about wasps? University of Bristol researcher Daisy Taylor tells us more about this essential little...
Wiltshire Plains

City Walks: Wiltshire Plains

Andrew Swift takes a walk through the lonely plains of Wiltshire Although this walk is not that long, and lies through a well-heeled part of Wiltshire, it is...
Caroline Arnold

My Bristol: Caroline Arnold

This month we catch up with local career coach Caroline Arnold... What brought you to Bristol? My partner’s work – he was setting up a new office. We...
Wild Bristol

Wild Bristol: Uptown Gulls

Bristol is one of Britain’s top spots for city ‘seagulls’ – Pete Dommett thinks we should learn to love them... It’s silly season in the tabloid...
Bedminster

Eat, Drink, Celebrate: Bedminster

Don your bib and your best banqueting gear and prepare for a superb international feast south of the river August is set to be a special month for Southville...
Sister Act

Top 5 Things To Do In Bristol: August

If you’re after exciting things to do in Bristol this month, look no further: here’s five of our favourite events from around the city… Fun of the...
Bottle Yard

New At The Bottle Yard

Long-established costume hire company Bristol Costume Services and film/TV industry healthcare specialists MRU Services are the latest additions to the...
ITV West Country

Bristol At Work:
ITV West Country

Reporter and presenter Ellie Barker shines a spotlight on one local media institution making up the fabric of city life It’s 4.15am and your alarm rings –...
Kevin Basham

My Bristol: Kevin Basham

This month we catch up with entrepreneur Kevin Basham Tell us about what you do... I’m the co-founder of a plastic recycling company called Plastic...

Top 5 Things To Do In Bristol: July

If you’re after exciting things to do in Bristol this month, look no further: here’s five of our favourite events from around the city… Take...
Peaches Golding

Bristol at Work: Peaches Golding

Peaches Golding is the first black female in the country to have been appointed a Lord-Lieutenant – but that in no way defines, or confines, her Zoologist,...
Tony Bullimore

Bristol Bulldog Spirit: Tony Bullimore

It's 20 years since round-the-world solo yachtsman Tony Bullimore survived six days trapped in freezing waters under his capsized boat. Emily Horton finds him...
Things to do in Bristol

TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN BRISTOL: MAY

If you’re after exciting things to do in Bristol this month, look no further: here’s five of our favourite events from around the city… 1. Go...
Bristol FinTech

Bristol FinTech to Host July Event

After a successful April event, Bristol FinTech is hosting its next on 5 July, for financial technology entrepreneurs and business owners looking to find...
HCML Bristol

HCML opens new office in Temple Gate

Rehabilitation case management business HCML is opening a new office in Temple Gate which will employ 10 people within two years The Bristol team will...
Old Police station bs3

Bemmy Bobby Base Back in Business

A historic Bristol building has been given a new lease of life as creative studios for local creative technology firm Preconstruct Ltd The former Victorian...
The Famous Company

Bristol At Work: The Famous Company

We shine a spotlight on the folk that help make up the fabric of city life... In an increasingly competitive music market, independent self-releasing...

10 Things We Didn’t Know: Colston Hall

The beloved Bristol landmark is 150 years old this year, and to celebrate, we took a look back through the Colston Hall archives – which make for some fairly...
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Top 5 Things To Do in Bristol: April

If you’re after exciting things to do in Bristol this month, look no further: here’s five of our favourite events from around the city… 1. Ziggy...
Faye Dicker

Bristol at Work: Faye Dicker

We shine a spotlight on the local folk that help make up the fabric of city life - this month, we speak to 'Freelance Mum' Faye Dicker Being a working mum is...
things to do bristol march

Top 5 Things To Do In Bristol: March

If you're after exciting things to do in Bristol this March, look no further: here's five of our favourite events from around the city... 1. RAI Film...
Jo Platt

My Bristol: Author Jo Platt

So, what are you up to at the moment? Desperately trying to complete my third novel, but making a huge meal of the final four chapters. The truth is I...
Best Barbershops in Bristol

The Best Barbershops in Bristol

Be they classy, hipster, arty or Italian, good barbers are always gentlemanly. The Bristol Magazine has been exploring the best...
Espensen Spirit

Bristol At Work: Espensen Spirit

We find out more about Sam of Espensen Spirit, the newly launched local producer, based in St George Sam Espensen has been making boozy beverages for friends...
Victoria Fox

My Bristol: Author Victoria Fox

So, tell us a bit about your background I was born in Northamptonshire but came to Bristol when I was 13 to study at Badminton School. My boarding school...
Nicholas Veitch

Bristol At Work: Grant Harrold

We shine a spotlight on the folk that help make up city life... According to Grant Harrold’s parents, he resolved from a young age to, one day, either work...
city walks

City Walks: East Side Story

Andrew Swift heads to the outskirts of Bristol for the next of his city walks, visiting Hanham and Keynsham Despite being surrounded by built-up areas, the...
clifton lido outdoor swimming

The Best Outdoor Swimming Spots

There are few things more refreshing than an alfresco dip on a summer’s day – and there’s something about it that feels quintessentially British, too....
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Bristol at Work: Greg Marston

Greg Marston is pretty much unknown in the UK and throughout the world in general, yet millions of people across the globe hear his voice every day – online,...

6 of the Best: Child-Friendly Restaurants

Bristol offers a whole host of restaurants and cafés that your children will love – from soft-play areas to piles of board games; salted caramel brownies to...

Walking on the Cider Trail

Andrew Swift takes us on a walk through the charming village of Slad, and into the heart of one of the nation’s favourite novels This month (July) we...

A Cotswold Ramble

Andrew Swift guides us on a picturesque country walk, taking us through the village of Birdlip and along the celebrated Cotswold Way. This walk takes...

Wander On The Wye

Andrew Swift guides us on a winding walk through a woodland wilderness that offers beautiful views of the Wye Valley Although only four miles long, this...

Walk On The Wild Side

If you’ve a taste for adventure, follow Andrew Swift on this rewarding walk through Draycott Sleights Nature Reserve   Although short, this walk...