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Clifton High School teachers cycle the country for cancer charity

Three teachers from Clifton High School spent their Easter holidays cycling from John O’Groats to Land’s End to raise money for leading cancer charity, Penny Brohn UK. Mr Taylor, Mr Rimmer and Mr Wallington decided…
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The Kelvin Players present Road

It has been 90 years since the Kelvin Players Theatre Company staged their inaugural show, The Private Secretary by Charles Hawtrey; to celebrate this significant anniversary, the group are delving into their extensive back catalogue,…
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University of Bristol Botanic Garden Easter Sculpture Festival

Friday 19 April – Monday 22 April 2019 10-5 Sculptural delights inspired by from faraway shores Greek gods, tagelmust attired Tuareg musicians from the Sahara, a bronze fox skulking across the grass, swirling multimedia figures,…
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Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain at the Redgrave Theatre

Friday 29 March – Sunday 31 March It’s ‘Horrible’ and it’s ‘Barmy’ – and it’s coming to Bristol! After a hugely successful West End season, HORRIBLE HISTORIES – BRAND NEW BARMY BRITAIN is touring the country for…
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Page 53 Pop-up Booksellers Celebrate World Book Day

Thursday 7 March is World Book Day, the annual celebration of books and reading. Anyone with primary aged children will surely already have measured their child up for their BFG costume or will be putting…
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Ray-Ban Spring Collection – has arrived at local, award-winning opticians!

It’s all happening at Gloucester Road Opticians Lynne Fernandes. It’s only February and they’ve already won a national award, been shortlisted for another and their new Ray-Ban Spring Collection is now in-store! National awards –…
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Local movement for birth sessions

A dance and movement class for pregnancy and for birth preparation. Includes gentle and dynamic physical movement for pregnancy and birth, visualisation and relaxation techniques, and a sprinkling of pregnancy advice and birth physiology (how…
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Gloucester Road International Festival of Food & Drink

The Gloucester Road International Festival of Food & Drink, on 9 March 2019, celebrates the diversity of international food and drink available on Gloucester Road. Restaurants and bars, butchers and bakers, lounges and pubs, greengrocers…
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Bishopston Window Wanderland 2019 – A Walking Trail to Light up our Winter

Bishopston's Window Wanderland takes place between 9-11 February and it's still not too late to sign up to make a display.  From the simple to the spectacular, throw open your curtains and get creative. Dozens of…
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Bristol theatre company Kelvin Players invites you to Florian Zeller’s The Father

Award-winning theatre company brings multi-award-winning play to Bristol audiences for the first time. The Kelvin Players’ February Production is The Father, translated by Christopher Hampton from the French original by Florian Zeller. Andre is a man…
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