City Life

Ghosts of Christmas past

Ghosts of Christmas past

Andrew Swift looks back at the attempted abolition of the annual celebration and the Bristolians who fought to defend the right to eat, drink and make merry in...
Christmas trees

Wild Bristol: sequoias in the city

Are you getting a tree this year and, if so, what size? A six-footer? Bigger? How about a simple, stirring stroll beneath the canopy of Bristol’s 100-foot sequ...
Cracking christmas stories

Cracking Christmas stories

When it comes to truly imbibing the Yuletide spirit, nowhere does it better than Bristol, as Malcolm Croft discovers while digging up five festive city stories...

2019: the year that was

It’s been a bit of a tumultuous 12 months on the face of things... but a great many positives have also come out of the last year in Bristol. We gathered up a ...
Humphry Repton

Walk: Cunningly choreographed adventures

The name Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown will be familiar to many Bristolians. However Humphry Repton – Brown’s great successor in the field of landscape design – ...
Life on a hedge

Wild Bristol: Life on the hedge

An ancient hedge has been helping the wildlife of Bristol (and beyond) for hundreds of years. Pete Dommett takes a look The humble hedgerow is often overloo...