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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...
Polly Haselton

Interview: CBT Therapist Polly Haselton

We spoke to cognitive behavioural therapist Polly Haselton about the importance of mental health, and the ways in which CBT can help break negative patterns of...
Original Penguin

Original Penguin To Join Clarks Village

The UK’s first ever shopping outlet, Clarks Village, unveils the latest store to join the Village in the heart of Somerset: Original Penguin, opening on 15...

Music and Memory

Judy Darley tells us about her father's devastating memory loss, and the ways in which music helped ease the pain The first ever National Memory Day is...

A Pint of Science:
Dr Carl’s kidneys

The annual, international, three-day Pint of Science festival sees thousands of scientists across the world simultaneously standing up in local pubs and...
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...
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...
SS17 fashion

The Outsiders:
SS17 Fashion Shoot

With everything from sporty stripes and utilitarian styles to exotic florals, fuchsia, frills and fabric-of-the-moment gingham, fashion’s feeling suitably...
European City of Sport

Game On: European
City of Sport 2017

With Bristol having been named European City of Sport for 2017, we thought we’d do a little (but very physically challenging) celebratory dance and shine a...
Prostate Cancer Research

Who Run The World?

Meet Nick Butter: he's Running the World (196 marathons in 196 countries in just 550 days) to raise money for Prostate Cancer Research Starting from...
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...
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...
New Year Fashion 2017

New Year Fashion 2017

Whether you're in the market for a show-stopping little something to complete your festive drinks ensemble, or an uber-glittery, glamorous get-up to guarantee...
Pamperbanana

Review: Pamperbanana
Beauty Salon

The Bristol Magazine visits the recently relocated Pamperbanana for a warming treatment ideal for winter, and a spot of pre-party season prettifying Having...
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Fall Girls: Behind the Scenes

The luxurious autumn shoot which graces our October issue is a testament to effortless elegance - but the hive of activity behind the scenes tells a...
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...

Fashion Forecast:
Autumn Trends

Bristol Fashion Week presenter and TV stylist Mark Heyes gives us the low-down on this season’s biggest high street AW16 fashion...
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...
henry holland

Interview: Henry Holland

We meet Henry Holland, the man behind high-end/high-street hybrid fashion label House of Holland, as he heads to the city to present Bristol Fashion...
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...
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....

Bristol Pride 2016

Celebrating Bristol's vibrant LGBT community, Bristol Pride Festival, now in its seventh year, takes place across the city from 1 - 10 July. Pride Day will...

Bristol, Beat the Bloat!

Are you striving for a bikini body but just don't seem to be able to shift the weight around your tummy area?  It's not an uncommon complaint among women, but...

Fitzroy Clinic Opens in Bristol

A new cosmetic surgery provider, Fitzroy Surgery has opened its doors in Bristol, aimed at women aged 35-50 to cater for the more mature customer with an eye...

Interior Moves

As a Clifton Village stalwart celebrates 50 years of styling Bristol homes, we chat to the boys behind the business about the changing face of interior...
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Customise Your Style with Harvey Nichols

Harvey Nichols are hosting an exclusive day for all the style-conscious fellas out there.  On Saturday 28 May they will be offering all dapper men the chance...

A Life Less Organised

Shonette Laffy is a food blogger based in Bristol, known for her quirky, in-depth approach to Easton's gourmet scene. She appeared at this year's Bristol Food...

Run Forrest, Run!

Focused on getting fit and lithe for the summer months?  Why not sign yourself up for one of Bristol's fun runs.  Or for the more serious sprinters, set...

Bristol Fashion Week Photo Documentary

Bristol Fashion Week was a vibrant carnival of style, glamour and feel-good strutting, as The Mall at Cribbs Causeway played host to an array of brilliant high...

Slaters Menswear Get the Gold

The rumours are true.  Domestic Gods now score the most 'Man Points' in Bristol.  Yes, Bristolians are most impressed by homemaking skills when it comes to...

Bristol Fashion Week Makeover Winners

Bristol Fashion Week runs from 6 - 10 April at The Mall, Cribbs Causeway.  In true style tradition, five lucky locals will be receiving a complete overhaul...

New Odejo Range at Harvey Nichols

  This March, Harvey Nichols hosts the exclusive global launch of OdeJo, the first fragrance from renowned former GQ Creative Fashion Director Jo Levin....

Movement Boutique

Bringing global, ethical, graceful style to Bristol, Marcelle Fletcher's brand new venture, Movement Boutique is now open on Alma Road in Clifton. We found...

All Change at Savills

NEWS: Jemma Corbett joins Savills Clifton to head up new Lettings department. Savills in Clifton has appointed Jemma Corbett to head up a new lettings team to...

Bristol gets Gigged Up

Triangle Networks launches state-of-the-art services over CityFibre’s Bristol network offering future-proof connectivity for city’s businesses. One of...

Mama Mia: Gifts from Cabot Circus

From mothers who desire makeup to the fashionistas who would enjoy something new and stylish – or even those who enjoy a new jewel or two – Cabot Circus is...

Girl on Fire

Deadly is the female in a catsuit, especially one designed by Bristol fashion graduate Robyn Lythe. Samantha Coleman paid a visit to her home studio in south...

Bristol at Work

Our series of photographic portraits by Charlotte Stone shows Bristol people at work: March takes a look at Bristol Insight. As residents of beautiful...

The Bees

Locally based independent businesses with an eye on the future are contributing to a global problem which threatens to eradicate one of the world's most...

Best of Bristol: Air BnB

From a penthouse suite in Clifton to a shabby chic houseboat docked at Millennium Harbour, Bristol has some rarities when it comes to unique and quirky homes....

Kicking up a Storm: Hobbs Fashion Show

The weekend saw Hobbs Hairdressing bring their latest collection of inspirational style to Bristol, featuring a plethora of local creative entrepreneurs to...

Best Pubs: 6 Nations Rugby

So it's that time of year again where you have to sharpen your elbows, and steady your pint as you make your way through a mass of exuberant sports fans in...

To Bristol with Love

This month, we thought we’d put a twist on the Valentine’s theme and ask some of our favourite Bristol residents about their relationship with our fair...

Written In the Stars

Jenny Hayes investigates the mysteries within At-Bristol Science Planetarium. Now, readers, I know that we have travelled to Jupiter before in the course of...

Windmill Hill City Farm

Since becoming a mum my experience of the city has changed somewhat. Gone are the days of shopping till I drop, viewing the latest art exhibitions, cappuccinos...

Cosmetic Skin Clinic expand in Bristol

Cosmedics Skin Clinics in Bristol has announced extended opening hours at its Clifton-based clinic (at Litfield House Medical Centre) in order to provide more...
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New Year Nutritional Tips

Your skin might resemble a leathery old boot, your hands might feel like orange peel, and your energy levels might be slumping around somewhere in the gutter,...

Katcha Bilek at Hobbs Fashion Show

As part of Hobbs Hair Design Fashion Show due to arrive in Bristol on 6 February at The Passenger Shed, we had a quick catch up with fashion designer Katcha...

Linda Thomas Up-cycled Fashion Designs

  Hobbs Fashion show is a one-off event in Bristol’s busy social calendar, and this February the infamous smorgasbord of local artists, hair stylists,...

Property Market Tips from Savills

Savills in Bristol is urging those considering selling in 2016 to bring their property to market sooner rather than later, to ensure a sale is completed before...

Catwalk Style at Hobbs Fashion Show

Bristol-based makeup artist Grace Kingsley will be bringing her creative expertise to this year’s Hobbs Fashion Show. Taking place on 6 February, at the...

Audi R8 V10 Rebooted

The all new supercar from Audi doesn’t just replace the orginal R8 – it throttles it. Dara Foley test drives... Upgrades, mainly thanks to Apple, are...

Healthy New Year

It's a new year, so why not take on the challenge to give your lifestyle an overhaul and make healthier choices. Only recently did Welsh Health Minister Mark...

Drink Tea for Immunity

Now that winter is here, it's not unusual to pick up the odd sniffle. Here at The Bristol Magazine, we like to keep our health in check by a combination of...

Winter Warmers…

As the nights draw in and the temperature drops, our instinct is to hunker down and hibernate. So this month, we’ve put together some gorgeous ideas for...

WHAT A TRANSFORMATION

Jenny Hayes returns to Beau Monde Dental to continue her Six Month Smile adult braces treatment I’ve been treated to not one, but two visits to Beau Monde...

Bristol Baby Bank

Mum, voiceover artist and BBC Radio Bristol presenter, Faye Dicker, meets the Bristol businesses that make family life easier... As a mum of two young...

Still Smiling At Beau Monde

This month, Jenny Hayes returns to Beau Monde Dental to have her Six Month Smile braces fitted Those among you who read my review of Beau Monde Dental Care...

Walking Through Gloucester

Andrew Swift takes us on a leisurely stroll through our neighbouring city of Gloucester Gloucester not only has two world-class heritage sites – its docks...

Puppy Friendly Pubs In Bristol

Brew Dog Bristol We here at the Bristol Magazine love our four legged friends more than we probably should, (it's okay to dream about going on holidays with...

Free Bristol: Pedal Power

Jenny Hayes highlights some of the best low-budget activities to try in and around the city that will not break the bank, but will keep the kids happy ON YER...

This Mum Runs

Mum, voiceover artist and BBC Radio Bristol presenter, Faye Dicker, meets the Bristol businesses that make family life easier... Simple business ideas are...

Free Bristol: Street Art Spotting

Jenny Hayes highlights some of the best low-budget activities to try in and around the city this August that will not break the bank, but will keep the kids...

Hosting Tips with Jodie Kidd

Jodie Kidd the 36 year-old model-turned racing driver, and Celebrity MasterChef finalist, says: "I always looked forward to Sunday lunch when I was a child...

Written In The Stars

Last month this feature was dedicated to the myth of Andromeda, and we learned of the fate of her boastful mother who was doomed to forever spend half her life...

Bristol Explorers: Dan Wedgwood

When John Cabot set off in The Matthew from Bristol in 1497, embarking on a quest to find Asia, he set the bar high. Like any great expedition the tale of his...