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Slapstick's Silent Comedy Gala 2015

Chris Addison, Rick Wakeman, Laurel and Hardy

Comedy
Film
Film An Eye to Africa

Film, music and talks in packed Afrika Eye festival

News
Music Live Review: Skid Row, Bierkeller

Gnarly old rockers put smiles on faces

Reviews
News
News Thomas Chatterton's house to let

Fancy running cafe or restaurant in the historic building?

New Openings
Music
Music The Fleece mentioned in House of Commons

Debate on how noise from venues affects new developments

News
Comment
Comment Fashionable feminism and a fake class war

How can it help to berate people for pursuing equality?

Your Say
News
News Bristol women suffer from taboo of menopause

Survey shows women get little support, advice or treatment

Health
Family
Family 10 places to visit with kids in Bristol

Free and fantastic places to visit with kids

Activities
Shops
Shops Broadmead back from the ashes

Things are looking up with the area no longer a ghost town

Interviews
Shops
Shops Viandas Spanish deli opens on Park Row

Three friends bring taste of their homeland to Bristol

Spanish

News and Comment

News
Bristol joins London march for better pay

Union members protest but want to take strike action

Politics
Comment
Pedal-power buses coming to Bristol for 2015

They're mean n green. Try not to spontaneously combust now

Julian Owen
Comment
Fashionable feminism and a fake class war

How can it help to berate people for pursuing equality?

Your Say
News
20-year plan to transform Filton Airfield

Thousands of homes, plus schools and shops, are planned

Environment
News
Bristol women suffer from taboo of menopause

Survey shows women get little support, advice or treatment

Health
News
Nuisance neighbours laws to come into force

Easier to evict those making others' lives hell

News Wire
News
Rise in violent crimes and sex offences

Police crime figures reveal mixed picture across region

Crime
Comment
Green capital must get down to business

Many Bristol bosses see title as merely a talking point

Rob Buckland
News
Racism charity backs Rovers red card plan

Campaign backing after player alleges abuse by club fans

Sport
News
Call for Bristol and Cardiff to join forces

Mayor says cities could become UK economic power

Politics
News
Royal launch for new ss Great Britain project

Being Brunel will allow visitors to explore IKB's mind

Society
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Culture

Directory
Soma Gallery

Art Gallery in Bristol

Galleries
Comedy
Review: Dawn French, Bristol Hippodrome

Surprisingly the comedian's first ever solo stand-up tour

Reviews
Directory
The Attic Bar

Live music venue on Stokes Croft

Directory
The Exchange

Forward thinking live music venue in Old Market

Music Venues
Directory
Basement 45

Underground dance music venue in the city centre

Music Venues
Directory
Fiddlers

Large independent gig venue on the south side of the river

Music Venues
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Theatre
Riverdance

Hippodrome, from £37.00

The Irish show celebrates its 20th anniversary

Musical
Art
Reflections On The Aftermath.

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, from £0.00

Award-winning Palestinian artist Emily Jacir?s film

Exhibitions
Music
The Besnard Lakes

Fleece, from £12.00

Supported by The High Dials and Hi Fiction Science

Indie/Alternative
Music
King Creosote

Thekla, from £15.00

King Creosote supported by Charlie Cunningham

Pop
Music
Free session with the Bristol Rock Choir

St Monica's Main Hall, from £0.00

Let your inner rock legend out

Rock
Art
Nic Pehkonen

Centrespace Gallery, from £0.00

Striking works influenced by architecture

Exhibitions
Art
RWA Open Exhibition

Royal West of England Academy of Arts (RWA), from £5.00

162'nd RWA Open Exhibition

Exhibitions
Film
In Order of Disppearance

A blackly comic Norwegian revenge drama.

Art House
Music
The Angry Badgers

Mr Wolf's, from £0.00

Sometimes angry but not really badgers

Rock
Comedy
Black Hole Comedy

Little Black Box Theatre, from £5.00

Regular comedy night at Redland's cosy Little Black Box

Stand-up
Theatre
Closer Each Day

Wardrobe Theatre, from £3.00

Wardrobe's home-grown live fortnightly soap opera returns

Comedy
Music
Richard Hughes

Canteen, from £0.00

Theatrically minded multi-instrumentalist

Jazz
Film
Afrofuturism: Black Sci Fi

Uhura and more in the history of black science fiction.

Documentary
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Food and Drink

News
Wilks named one of 100 best restaurants in UK

Also Observer Food Monthly runners-up for 10 eateries

Awards
News
Thomas Chatterton's house to let

Fancy running cafe or restaurant in the historic building?

New Openings
News
Friska win prestigious national award

Bristol's form in Observer Food Monthly Awards continues

Awards
Shops
Viandas Spanish deli opens on Park Row

Three friends bring taste of their homeland to Bristol

Spanish
Restaurants
Win VIP tickets to The Wurzels at The Stable

Win four tickets, plus a meal & cider tasting board each

Features
News
Preview: Bristol Cocktail Week 2014

Now in 4th year this is 7 days of spirituous celebrations

Drink
Restaurants
Byron

Byron is first of three London chains to open in Bristol

Reviews
Cafes
Parisian pastry

Curtis & Bell has become Bristol's finest patisserie

Cake
Pubs and Bars
Pub of the week: The Lamplighters

The Lamplighters has reopened thanks to a community effort

Street food
Street corner to bricks and mortar

Many people use street food to open permanent businesses

Features
Restaurants
Pitter Pata of trendy feet

From the creators of Hyde & Co, Milk Thistle and The Ox

Reviews
Restaurants
Bosco bosses it

Bosco pizzeria opens on Whiteladies with a buzz

Italian
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Lifestyle

Family
10 places to visit with kids in Bristol

Free and fantastic places to visit with kids

Activities
Shops
Broadmead back from the ashes

Things are looking up with the area no longer a ghost town

Interviews
Health and Fitness
NGS Macmillan Wellbeing Centre at Southmead

Coffee, cake, and a chat in a beautiful art filled setting

Wellbeing
Shops
Independent shopping: Ragtrade Boutique

Recycle your wardrobe! Sell, trade or buy with Ragtrade

Interviews
Cycling
Tartan on two wheels

Meet Bristol born Hannah Ricketts, who began cycling at 20

Style
Learning
Let's go outside

Forest school take a train ride to Severn Beach

School
Shops
Perfect bound

An interview with Bloom and Curll's, Jason Beech

Interviews
Love
Blind Date: Justine and Phil

Justine and Phil went for lunch at Poco Cafe Bar on Sunday

Dating
Fashion
Folk Tales

Folk trend loves flowing skirts, embroidery and peace

Trend
Family
Nature in the Home

Living in the city doesn't stop me enjoying nature

Activities
Health and Fitness
Floating away from it all

I went into Back in Action, to their floatation centre

Mind
Homes and Gardens
My home, Lottie Storey

Lottie lives in a Victorian bay fronted house, Southville

House Tours
Travel
Chic 1929 Paris piscine hotel is reborn

Simon Fry stays at the Molitor Paris, by MGallery

Weekend breaks
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