NEWS

Scene Set For Winter Lantern Parade The ever popular Bedminster Winter Lantern Parade will light up the streets with a procession of illuminated lanterns and music again this year. Full story...
Council launches parks consultation The Bristol Parks Forum ‘Protect our Parks’ petition, was recently presented at a full council meeting. The petition stated how the proposed cuts to our parks would have an impact on the health and well-being of the people of Bristol. Full story...
Satellite Laboratory Space exploration in Bristol is to be boosted thanks to the opening of a new satellite laboratory and ground station at the University of Bristol. Full Story...
Looking For Homes Guide Dogs for the Blind are looking for volunteers in the Ashton/Bedminster area to home their trainee guide dogs on a short-term basis while they complete their advanced training. Full Story...
Donation Stations The two new contactless donation stations to fund the city’s night shelters have proved to be a big hit raising nearly £3k over four months. Full Story...
Theatre Collective Bristol based PECo Theatre has received £9,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting new arts and heritage project, Redcliffe Present Perfect: Histories of Now. Full story...
Happy 20th Anniversary, Gasworks Choir! In 1997, when Dee Jarlett and Ali Orbaum, both singers in Sweet Soul Sisters, tentatively placed an ad in Venue Magazine for people who’d like to sing harmony together they were astonished by the response. Full Story...
GIGS The Darkness Band members came and went but they haven’t let that stop them; The Darkness perform at Colston Hall this December unleashing their unique brand of relentless, guitar-riffing joy. Full Story...
THEATRE The Little Matchgirl And Happier Tales Struggling to keep warm on the freezing winter streets, the little matchgirl begins to strike her dwindling stock of matches...and so the tale begins. Full Story...
FILMS Star Wars: The Last Jedi The Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past. Full Story...

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