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Bristol Refugee Festival Releases Packed Programme!

CITYWIDE EVENTS TO CONNECT AND HEAL COMMUNITIES WILL TAKE PLACE 6-26 JUNE BRISTOL REFUGEE FESTIVAL launches in style on 6th June at the Malcolm X Centre in St Pauls. The event will take place between…
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Jane Eyre: Capturing Hearts and Liberating Minds

 A bold retelling of one of the UK’s most celebrated novels, Jane Eyre, is being brought to the Tobacco Factory Theatre stage this summer. The locally based community theatre company Kelvin Players will be staging…
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Get ready for Window Wanderland, 5 – 7 March, 6–9pm

It is so exciting that Bishopston Window Wanderland is just around the corner to brighten up our community once again. And if you are new to the area prepare to be dazzled – everyone can…
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A recital of art song by Black British & American composers with soprano Maita Robinson

Gifted singer and St. Andrew’s resident, Maita Robinson returns to St Stephen’s to resume her annual concert programme with a new set of songs, this time accompanied by Stephen Kings on the piano.  Maita will…
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Come Sunrise - New single from Alina

Come Sunrise is an uplifting, optimistic pop song reflecting the colourful, positive moments in what can seem like a dreary, grey life. Alina, who grew up in Bishopston, is a singer-songwriter now living in Amsterdam,…
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URGENT APPEAL FOR A SPACE TO RENT IN BRISTOL for the local charity Aid Box Community

A local grassroots charity has issued an urgent appeal for warehouse space to support a ‘huge increase’ in the demand for the service and donations following a rise in the number of refugees and asylum…
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It’s a Scandal - the extraordinary story of Family Food Action

A pandemic success story!  This is the remarkable story of how local resident Emily Ryan began a weekly food collection from her front room in St Andrews, in response to Covid - and 18 months…
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Bristol Travel Clinic and Kellaway Pharmacy Superintendent Pharmacist, Ade Williams has been recognised with the award of an MBE

Bristol Travel Clinic and Kellaway Pharmacy Superintendent Pharmacist, Ade Williams has been recognised with the award of an MBE in the New Years’s Honours List, cited 'for services to the NHS and the community, particularly…
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Hit your 2022 Fitness Goals Whilst Raising Money for Charity

Need a new fitness goal for 2022? Achieve those all while supporting a local charity as well. Bristol-based children’s hospice, Jessie May, have several exciting challenge events coming up over the next year, including the…
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Bristol creative industry given boost to create opportunities to survive lockdown

  The Famous Company - a Bristol based business helping unsigned global music artists, is broadening its services thanks to support from North and East Bristol Enterprise Support (NEBES) and grant funding from the West…
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