Festivals

Bristol Festival of Puppetry

Top Picks: Bristol Festival of Puppetry

Another fabulously creative Bristol festival returns to start conversations about difference and inclusion Forget what you thought you knew about puppets,...
Bristol Balloon Fiesta

5 Unmissable Balloon Fiesta Highlights

One of Bristol's most famous festivals is happening this weekend, and alongside praying for lovely weather we've been rounding up five things you won't want to...
River Town

River Town

Back under the name of River Town, Bristol’s Americana weekend is bringing the best of current blues, gospel and country to the city from 14 – 17 July....
Upfest

Upfest Artist Locations Revealed

Upfest 2017 promises to be the biggest yet as organisers have announced that over 350 artists will live paint 37 locations as the festival returns to...
NASS

Top 5 Things To Do At NASS Festival

Skate and BMX fans need look no further as NASS festival returns to Shepton Mallet this month. From 6 – 9 July, NASS will be home to international pros from...
Festival of Nature

Festival of Nature: Highlights

Not sure what to make a beeline for as Bristol & Bath’s Festival of Nature returns from 8 – 25 June? The Bristol Magazine has got it...
Upfest 2017

The Only Way is Up:
Upfest 2017

Marianne Swinkels looks forward to the visual feast that will be Upfest 2017... Trump kissing Boris in the EU Remain campaign; a break-dancing, loin-clothed...
Adam Hills

Interview: Adam Hills

James Rampton meets award-winning comic Adam Hills ahead of his appearance at Bristol Comedy Garden next month One of the many joys of going to an Adam Hills...
Foodies Festival

Foodies Festival Highlights

We anticipate some of the highlights from this year’s Foodies Festival, taking place on the Downs from 12 – 14 May... Feeling good There’s a brand...
Downs Festival

The Downs Festival Line-Up Announced

Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, headlined by Massive Attack, The Downs Festival will return on Saturday 2  September with a stellar...
Upfest 2017

Upfest 2017 Artist Lineup Confirmed

Upfest 2017 promises to be the brightest and best yet as the world-renowned festival returns to South Bristol with a jam-packed line-up of artistic talent from...
Blah's big weekend

Preview: Blah’s Big Weekend

This month Bristol Old Vic presents Blah's Big Weekend, a packed three-day festival from 17-19 March celebrating the best in spoken word and...
IBT17

The Inbetweeners: IBT17

Extraordinary live art, unusual experiences, and stories that surprise, inspire or catalyse: prepare to flesh out your February with some forward-thinking,...

Encounters Film Festival: 5 Highlights

Encounters Film Festival comes to Watershed and Arnolfini from 20 - 25 September, so here's our pick of five events not to be missed... 1. Deaf Shorts - Sign...
valley fest

8 Unmissable Highlights at Valley Fest

Having begun in 2007 as a way to raise money for charity in memory of organiser Luke Hassell’s late parents, Valley Fest has steadily grown into a popular...

Preview: Wilderness 2016

Of all the UK summer festivals, the award-winning Wilderness, which takes places in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside – this year from 4-7 August – is...