City Life

Support your local indie bookshop!

This year’s Independent Bookshop Week, the annual campaign for independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland, is underway, featuring events nationwide. With over ...

Wild Bristol: On with the glow(worms)

Pete Dommett urges us to go in search of these most miraculous of insects Have you seen the light? Of a glow-worm, that is. I conducted a hastily constructed...

Rugby: We are the champions

Following Bristol Rugby’s domination last season and promotion to the Gallagher Premiership, there are big changes on the horizon. First up, a name change… Intr...

City History: Water under the bridge

Ray Newman remembers the bygone medieval beginnings of a local landmark It’s a defining image of our capital city: Old London Bridge spanning the Thames with...

Great outdoors: Go Forth and Ramble!

Andrew Swift’s pick of things to see and do on foot as part of the city’s walking festival The Bristol Walk Fest celebrates its sixth anniversary this month,...

21st Century Bristol: Sharing Economy

At one time, the most you’d borrow from a neighbour would probably be the classic cup of sugar, but now making use of everything from under-utilised local parki...

Proud Mary Portas

...And so she should be, with another of her chic charity boutiques opening in Clifton. With thoughts of her chosen cause, we raided the rainy day fund and stop...