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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. It’s that...
yoga bristol

Bristol: The Yogi’s Playground

We are a city in love with yoga; we’ve positively coiled our limbs around it in a warm embrace. And with so many fantastic teachers from near and far having lai...
Barrecore bristol

Raising the Barre:
Barrecore in Bristol

Amanda Nicholls is in for some serious sculpting when she signs up for a class with the brand new Bristol branch of Chelsea favourite Barrecore... Born in 2011...
EF Medispa

Review: EF Medispa

The Bristol Magazine makes haste to EF Medispa, recently opened on Whiteladies Road and offering a wealth of innovative health and beauty treatments... With th...
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 barbers...
Sean Hannah

Review: Sean Hannah

We opt for a thoroughly vibrant start to the year with the help of the local hair experts at award-winning Quakers Friars salon Sean Hanna Having toyed with th...
Bristol wedding venues

License to Wed: Bristol Wedding Venues

Spring tends to put us in the mood for romance, so we’ve been casually checking out a few of the city’s loveliest settings in which to get hitched – a little he...
Top Tips For Dealing With Hair Loss

Top Tips For Dealing With Hair Loss

Lucinda Ellery from the Lucinda Ellery Consultancy shares her top tips for dealing with hair loss The first piece of advice is not to panic! Hair loss can be c...
David Sinclair

Review: David Sinclair Hairdressing

Jessica Hope overcomes her tonsurephobia at David Sinclair Hairdressing... Reader, I will admit that I have a slight fear of hairdressers. It might be the reas...
Hamburg

Hip to be in Hamburg

Emma Payne jets off to check out Germany’s buzzing harbourside hub Grab a millennial and ask them where the trendiest spot in Germany is and you’re guaranteed ...
EF Medispa

Corporate to Cosmetic: EF Medispa

Meet EF Medispa’s self-styled “girlboss” – taking the Bristol aesthetics market by storm The Bristol Mag: How and why did you get into this industry? Elena ...
Bodystreet

Interview: Bodystreet Clifton

At The Bristol Magazine we were intrigued when we received news of a fitness studio in the city offering exercise with EMS technology (Electric Muscle Stimulati...

City of Champions

High-intensity squash and Bristol's relaxed environs have helped shape two Egyptian brothers into world-class sportsmen, as Rod Gilmour discovers Can a city be...
Sacred Therapy Yoga

Wellbeing: Sacred Therapy Yoga review

Emma Payne enjoys an energising afternoon in Clifton Once thought of as the seemingly unorthodox pastime of hippies and new-age types, yoga is now a mainstay o...
Bodystreet Clifton

Electric Feel at Bodystreet Clifton

We head to Clifton in search of the Bodystreet buzz... In the past, the excuses I have given myself not to exercise have been wide, varied and sometimes, quite...
Cornish Cool

Cornish Cool

How does the idea of a sleek seaside paradise, complete with private cave, grab you? We thought so. Then consider getting away from it all at a very special pro...
Vogue

So Come On…Vogue

John Lewis at Cribbs Causeway has teamed up with the iconic British Vogue on a fashion edit from Lucinda Chambers I t’s rather an exciting collaboration, that ...
House of Fraser

House of Fraser:
The Autumn Forecast

This month, The Bristol Magazine teamed up with House of Fraser to shoot the AW17 collection and play with new-season styles, palettes and patterns This über-a...

Knee Arthritis by Nuffield Health Bristol

This month’s Nuffield Health advice column focusses on knee arthritis, including the symptoms to look out for and ways to treat the problem If you are sufferin...

5 top shopping tips for Black Friday

Black Friday is creeping up on us fast – it falls on Friday 24 November this year. Predictions about what will go on sale are coming in thick and fast and barga...

Hot Gossip: a new nail mecca

Pssst! If you love your nail art, you need to check out the new venue in East Bristol, stat, says Amanda Nicholls Having grown up just down the road from Old...

Bristol Aesthetics

Situated in Bristol’s beautiful Queen Square, all treatments are carried out in Bristol Aesthetics’ outstanding clinical facilities, set in comfortable and rest...

Soul Pilates

Soul Pilates is one of Bristol’s leading Pilates studios. The studio is owned and run by Nic Conroy and her team of dedicated and highly trained teachers. It go...

Undercover Rock

Inside a dramatic fifteenth century church you’ll find Undercover Rock - Bristol’s original roped climbing centre. Whether you’re completely new to climbing or ...

Bodystreet Clifton

Bodystreet Clifton is a personal training studio that can offer the same health and physical benefits in one 20 minute weekly session as four visits to the gym,...

Nicola Harker Coaching

Do you feel something is missing in your life? Do you dream that your life could be different or more fulfilling? Do you wonder how to get balance in your life,...

Lavish Salon & Spa

Lavish Salon & Spa is very excited to be the newest stockist of Aveda in Bristol. Aveda’s mission is to care for the world we live in. The vision is of conn...

The Climbing Academy

Bouldering is currently taking the UK by storm. This form of climbing is performed on low-level walls above crash mats, without the need for harnesses or ropes....

College of Naturopathic Medicine

Whether you are planning a healthy new you or a career change in 2018, the open day at CNM (College of Naturopathic Medicine) in Bristol could be just what you ...

Comfort Health

Comfort Health is a beautifully presented physiotherapy & health clinic situated a stone's throw from Whiteladies Road in Clifton. It has an experienced, fr...

Bristol Pilates Studio

Elle from Bristol Pilates Studio explains her passion for Pilates. “Pilates gives you freedom and I love that. Over 10 years I’ve come full circle from learning...

EF Medispa

Winter weather and New Year celebrations can really take their toll on your skin, which is why January is a great time to make some skin resolutions. EF Medispa...

Trainhers

TrainHers is a ladies only gym offering a 30 minute workout. They strive to provide a friendly, comfortable and encouraging environment for ladies of all ages, ...

The Gossip Nail Bar

The Gossip Nail Bar is an exciting new nail salon in one of Bristol’s trendiest parts of town. YouTuber and stylist Emily Fisher, AKA Mermaid Gossip, wanted to ...

Nuffield Health The Chesterfield Hospital

Nuffield Health’s The Chesterfield Hospital brings patient service to a new level. Nuffield has invested £20million in the 30 bed private hospital which has 11 ...

Théa Payne personal training

If you’re saying “I’m too old for this” Théa will help you to realise the potential you have to strengthen your mind and body, prevent falls in later life and e...

Pacific Yoga

Pacific Yoga, on the water in the heart of Bristol, is the newest studio in town. Opened just months ago in the historic Brewhouse on the edge of Finzels Reach,...

Turners Opticians

For almost 80 years the Turner family has been focused on giving each and every one of its patients thorough and in-depth eye care. A visit to Turners Opticians...

Bloggs Salon

Award-winning British hairdessor Joe Hemmings is a well renowned stylist, known for offering an array of different services at his salon ‘Bloggs’ in Bristol. Th...

Sean Hanna

Seanhanna has long been the ‘go to’ salon for The Bristol Magazine fashion shoot stylists. Creative and on-trend, the salon is lead by manager Adam Vincent whos...

Sacred Therapy Yoga

Michele Henderson has been practising yoga since 2006 and has trained as a teacher of kundalini yoga which she finds to be transformative physically, mentally a...

Clifton Revolution

With Christmas a distant memory and the festivities and excesses still hanging around, many of us often ask "how can we get in shape quickly?” Being in shape is...

My Body Positive

Are you always dieting or worrying about food? Do you feel like you ‘should’ lose weight but can’t stop eating? Do you feel that you are failing at dieting? Lis...

Sarah Latham Sports Massage

Sarah is an experienced enthusiastic sports massage therapist. She has put her body and mind through the stresses of being a national gymnast, studying for a bi...

Taking the pain out of exercise

As many Bristolians will no doubt be making New Year’s Resolutions this month to get fit and be more active, Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital, The Chesterfield ...

Hit ‘Refresh’

We consulted with mind and body coach Kim Ingleby on a few of this year’s feel-good trends. Happy 2018! May it be filled with fine health, joy, and the coura...

E-Bike Directory: where to buy

With the possibility of e-bikes being a key part of the solution to Bristol's traffic problems, we've rounded up an e-bike directory and where to find them. At...

E-bikes: Wheels of Change

Huge advances in e-bike technology mean that this odd-ball of the cycling world is having a moment. We find out why they might be a key part of the solution for...