Avon & Somerset Constabulary highlight the ‘snowball effect’ of drink driving this Christmas. The THINK! giant snowball was unveiled at the City Centre in Bristol today as part of a Christmas campaign from the Department for Transport and Avon & Somerset Constabulary to highlight the snowball effect a drink drive conviction can have on future […]
A FAMILY business in Bristol is puzzling its customers – with the launch of its Great British Jigsaws. Just-So Balloons has created the 1,000 piece sets of different landscapes across Britain and is donating some proceeds to charity. And graphic designer Helen Davies, from For Effect, has put the final piece of the campaign together […]
A BRISTOL woman has paid tribute to a Tibetan Buddhist lama she credits with changing her life. Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche, who founded the first Buddhist monastery in the UK, was killed in South West China. His cremation took place last week – and Jackie Hawken is marking his death with 49 days of special […]
Bristol Shopping Quarter will switch on its Christmas lights in theatrical style this year with a magical Cinderella themed event on Friday 8th November. The event will be led by singer and actor Suzanne Shaw who is performing the title role in this year’s Christmas pantomime at the Hippodrome. Visitors will be treated to a […]
After such a fantastic year of fireworks in 2012 we’re hoping Bonfire Night 2013 goes off with an equal bang! Be sure to celebrate November 5th in style with our guide to Bonfire Night in Bristol. We’ll be updating this page with details of firework displays in Bristol as soon as they’re announced, from large […]
Seven-year-old Harvey – a local boy from North Somerset – has been diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma, a cancer that attacks the nervous system and affects fewer than 100 children a year in the UK. It is estimated it will cost £300,000 to send Harvey to either Germany or the USA to receive the specialist […]
Here is Ranger, a beautiful German Shepherd, fetching his favorite toy… the “green monster.” After running after the toy, Ranger comes back to find his owner home from deployment. The excited barks are enough to let you know that this is one happy dog!
Coldplay issued 50,000 plus wristband with LED’s, resulting in a pretty amazing sight. There’s not really that many words that can describe how cool this looks, so check it out!
A clip recorded on Sky Sports news shows Strathclyde Police’s Assistant Chief Constable, Campbell Corrigan talking about the violence After Rangers vs Celtic Game. Perfectly normal you say – then the officer pretends to use his computer, however you can clearly see that he isn’t even logged-in!
Fresh after the Luis Suarez non-handshake at Old Trafford on Saturday, a young mascot for Aston Villa blanked his Manchester City counterpart in yesterday’s Super Sunday clash. TV cameras were at Villa Park the day after Suarez caused outrage in refusing to accept Evra’s hand ahead of his first start for Liverpool following an eight […]
A ‘talking’ dog has topped the list of most-watched YouTube UK video. The ‘Ultimate Dog Tease’ video has pulled an incredible 76 million viwers since it was first uploaded in April 2011. The dog is being teased by its owner about food and appears to speak English, saying ‘You’re kidding me!’ as he is told […]
This is one of the best own goals ever! It takes alot of skill and practice putting the ball in the back of your own net with such composure!
Cabot Circus encourages people to take part in MS Society Superhero Abseil Cabot Circus is challenging thrill seekers and superheroes to take part in a sponsored abseil for the MS Society on Saturday 31st August. Those who rise to the challenge will be asked to abseil 44m from the top of Eclipse Tower in Quakers […]
Bristol Fashion Week returns bringing five days of fashion style and pampering to the city with the essential catwalk preview of this season’s hottest trends. Tickets for the city’s biggest fashion event are now on sale. As well as FROW (Front Row) seats alongside the catwalk, there’s now a selection of Silver tickets available, guaranteeing […]
Bella Sorella, the successful fashion and gift boutique of TOWIE star Lydia Bright and her sister Georgia, will bring a little bit of Essex to Cabot Circus from Thursday 25th July – Sunday 28th July for one weekend only. The store will visit Cabot Circus as part of their summer national ‘Pop-up Shop Tour’ and […]
Cabot Circus has opened its doors to Bristol’s professional community by hosting the first of a series of networking events at the centre. The party of Bristol Young Professionals (BYP) enjoyed drinks, nibbles and retailer discounts at the event, which was held under the roof by the big screen showing Wimbledon. BYP’s Alice Peacock said: […]
Gromit Unleashed, a ground-breaking charity initiative led by the Wallace and Gromit Grand Appeal, is set to be the biggest summer tourist attraction in Bristol, and five of the Gromits will be setting up camp across the Bristol Shopping Quarter! The trail will be taking place across Bristol for ten weeks from the first of […]
Missed out on centre court tickets this year? Watch all of the action live at Cabot Circus instead, as the giant outdoor screen returns to Quakers Friars to bring you two weeks of nail-biting tennis from the Wimbledon tournament. From Monday 24 June to Sunday 7 July, visitors can soak up the atmosphere of the […]
The Hamilton House show is about designers and artists showcasing their work at the creative hub of Stokes Croft. We have a collection of in-house and local designers participating. Our fashion show is a platform to expose the artistic talents and skills to the public inspiring creative minds and creating business opportunities. This event takes […]
Held in the heart of Clifton Village, Diamond Dating is the new & exclusive speed dating event in Bristol. Date: Sunday 1st December 2013 Venue: The Albion, Bristol Doors: 7:00pm ’til 10:00pm (last entry 7:15pm) Come and meet like-minded singles, face-to-face, in luxury surroundings. Fantastic prize draw for a dinner for two or a 3-hour […]
Looking for a half-term family-friendly event with a twist this Halloween? Then the University of Bristol’s artist-in-residence Melanie Jackson might have just the event for you. On Thursday 31st October, Melanie is hosting an afternoon of extraordinary pumpkin- and vegetable-inspired activities for all ages, including jack-o-lantern making, vegetable sculpture and mask making. There will also […]
Subject to Requirement is a new absurdist play which deals with issues of identity and is written by David Lewis. The show is transferring to Bristol after a successful run at the Edinburgh Free Fringe Festival last month where it was well received: ‘It is well worth keeping an eye out for any other productions […]
UK Bank holidays for the vast majority of us means a welcome reprieve and long weekend which allows us to spend time with friends and family, doing the things we really enjoy or take a well-earned break without eating into our annual holiday allowance. Use our table to see when the bank holidays fall for […]
We are glad to present this special day for the whole family in partnership with Wallace and Gromit’s Grand Appeal. It will take place at the SouthBank Centre the coming Bank Holiday Monday 27th of May. Art crafts, workshops, local market, a Fantastic Filmmakers session by UWE students, sunshine and the best of Bristol’s folk, […]