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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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Local Bake Off star Briony May Williams rolls up her sleeves for local hospice

Locally based, Great British Bake Off 2018 semi-finalist Briony May Williams visited St Peter’s Hospice in Bristol in January ahead of the charity’s 2019 Ready, Steady, Bake fundraising campaign. Briony brought a delicious cake for…
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Lynne Fernandes Winter Clearance Sale – up to 50%

Lynne Fernandes Winter Clearance Sale – up to 50% Our Winter Clearance is on!  We’ve got some amazing designer frames at Lynne Fernandes on offer with up to 50% off.* It’s the perfect time to…
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Photography Exhibition Celebrates the Contribution of the Harbourside’s Older Volunteers

‘Something for Nothing’ is a photography exhibition by Sarah Robbins, UWE Photography Student, celebrating older people in their active volunteer roles in and around Bristol Harbour. Age UK Bristol and Boston Tea Party - Gloucester…
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North Bristol Art Trail 24th - 25th November

The ever-popular North Bristol Art Trail takes place over the weekend of 24–25 November this year, with a preview night on Friday 23, when you can relax with a mulled wine and chat to artists…
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