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North Bristol Art Trail 23-24 November

The ever-popular North Bristol Art Trail takes place over the weekend of 23–24 November this year, with a preview night on Friday 22. See work by over 100 artists in their homes, studios and galleries…
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Up to 50% off our most desirable eyewear

Have you always wanted a pair of designer glasses? If you have or you want to update your glasses now’s the perfect time with up to 50% off in our designer frame sale. International designer…
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Kelvin Players Theatre Company presents – Parlour Song

Award-winning amateur theatre company Kelvin Players will present Jez Butterworth’s (Jerusalem, The Ferryman, James Bond’s Spectre) blackly hilarious exploration of deceit, paranoia and murderous deceit Parlour Song at their Gloucester Road venue between the 9-13…
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Clean Air Day Bishopston

Clean Air Day Bishopston Thursday 20 June is national Clean Air Day in Britain. Clean Air Bishopston is running a series of local activities throughout the day. The aim is to get people in the…
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Stress-free family mealtimes

Family mealtimes should be fun, sociable affairs, full of laughter and a way to reconnect after a busy day or week. Instead they're all too often an upsetting time for both carers and children. Maybe…
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Carers Week 10 – 16 June

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring and to highlight the challenges carers face. Its aims are to get carers connected to their local community and recognise the contribution they make…
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BS9 Arts Trail – Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 June 2019, 11am to 5pm

76 local artists will be exhibiting their work at the 6th annual BS9 Arts Trail. Works include painting, print, textiles, jewellery, ceramics, photography, mosaics and much more. Visitors are welcome at 14 locations, all within…
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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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