Festivals

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...

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...

Ticket to ride: The Bristol Grand Prix

Lawrie Jones looks forward to a most exciting event in the summer cycling calendar: The Bristol Grand Prix On Sunday 8 July, in a landmark step, or in this ...

Upfest 2018 announces lead artists

Upfest 2018 has confirmed its lead artist line-up – featuring talent from across the UK, Europe and South America – for this year's festival. Europe's larges...

Circus: Celebrating 250 years

Roll up, roll up! Circus is celebrating its 250th anniversary, and our city – home to more companies than any other in the UK – has been selected as one of six ...