Culture

INTERVIEW: Orbital

The Hartnoll brothers, AKA Orbital, are back – and in Bristol next month as part of The Downs’ all-star festival line-up. Having spent three decades making musi...

The Clifton Club:
200 Years Young

Behind the closed doors of Clifton’s private members’ club, Jessica Hope explores its 200-year history If we turned the clock back a couple of centuries, Bri...

Balloon Fiesta:
40 factoids for 40 years

When people think of this neck of the woods, they think of hot air balloons. Fact. Having been a silky part of the city fabric for decades, Bristol Internationa...

Interview: Gabrielle

Crystal Rose meets the soulful Brit singer-songwriter ahead of her visit to Trinity, Bristol on 2 September Welcome back! After 11 years, you’re about to rel...

Five things to do in August

The Bristol Magazine rounds up five things to do in Bristol this month, including making your own jewellery, having a laugh at Colston Hall and taking a visit t...

Review: Birdsong at
Bristol Old Vic

Jessica Hope reviews the stage adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’ Birdsong, on at Bristol Old Vic until Saturday 14 July Following its release in 1993, Sebastian ...

WG Grace: Bristol Baller

His life may have been bookmarked by violent events but WG Grace enjoyed a life of free-spirited exuberance, that of the gentleman cricketer. Words by Stephen R...

Gromit Unleashed 2:
Time for walkies

Unleashed once more, Gromit is out and about in Bristol for another summer – but this time he’s got company... Find out how The Grand Appeal has upped the arts ...