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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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Local acting students give voice to young people in play tackling homelessness

Final year boomsatsuma . Bullet doesn't want to call a hostel home. Eritrean Girl was smuggled here in a lorry. Singing Boy dreams of seeing his name in lights and Garden Boy just wants to…
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The Dolphin School receives special St Paul's Carnival Pride Award

Pupils from The Dolphin School in Bristol were excited to welcome Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Avon and Somerset, Sue Mountstevens, who presented them with a special PCC Pride Award on Tuesday 15th January for…
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Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing – 1 February – 6 May 2019

2019 marks 500 years since the death of the extraordinary artist, scientist, inventor and thinker, Leonardo da Vinci. For this significant anniversary, the unrivalled collection of his drawings in the Royal Collection will be shared…
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