Picks

Film

Love Is All

A hundred years of love on screen

Documentary
Film
Film

Mortdecai

Johnny Depp gives it some Austin Powers-meets-Terry-Thomas

Comedy
Film
Film

The Theory of Everything

Classic Oscar bait with Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking

Drama
Film

Fifty Shades of Grey

Big screen adaptation of the 'mummy porn' bestseller

Drama
Film
Film

Wild

Reese Witherspoon goes for a very long walk

Drama
Film
Film

Ex Machina

Alex Garland's artificial intelligence sci-fi thriller

Science Fiction
Film
Film

Selma

David Oyelowo stars in Martin Luther King Jr biopic

Drama
Film
Film

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Colin Firth whups bottom in new film from 'Kick-Ass' team

Drama
Comedy
Comedy

Tobacco Factory Theatre, from £17.50

Stephen K Amos

Suave, confessional, ever-affable comic returns. Book fast

Stand-up
Comedy
Comedy

Riproar, from £9.00

What the Frock!

Anna Morris, Mae Martin & Jayde Adams grace Riproar stage

Stand-up
Film
Film

Into the Woods

Johnny Depp is the Big Bad Wolf in Grimm Sondheim musical

Musical
Film
Film

Big Hero 6 3D

Boy/robot bonding in Disney/Marvel feature animation

Animation
Film

Inherent Vice

Paul Thomas Anderson adapts Thomas Pynchon's novel

Comedy
Film
Film

Big Eyes

Tim Burton directs extraordinary true-life art feud yarn

Drama

Film

Film
Son of a Gun

Gold heist thriller with Ewan McGregor

Action
Film
Love Is All

A hundred years of love on screen

Documentary
Film
Bristol Bad Film Club: The Room

The 'Citizen Kane' of bad movies returns

Drama
Film
Trash

The Brazilian 'Slumdog Millionaire', if you will

Drama
Film
Love Is Strange

John Lithgow and Alfred Molina star in intimate gay drama

Drama
Film
The Last Picture Show

Bogdanovich's brilliant coming-of-age drama

Drama
Film
Russian Ark

Technically brilliant, dramatically disappointing drama

Art House
Film
A bout de souffle

Jean-Luc Godard's classic noir

Art House
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Music

Music
James Morton Presents

Gallimaufry, from £0.00

The Groove Den

Jazz
Music
Soul Strutters

Golden Lion, from £0.00

Vintage dirty funk and rare groove numbers revitalised

Funk
Music
James Morton Presents

Gallimaufry, from £0.00

The Groove Den

Jazz
Music
Guy Calhoun

Golden Lion, from £0.00

multi-instrumentalist turned singer/songwriter

Folk/country
Music
The Elm Collective

Golden Lion, from £0.00

Live ambience and electronica

Psychedelic Electronic
Music
Lions Den anniversary feat Roghnach Connolly

Golden Lion, from £0.00

Honeyfeet vocalist joins Nuala for a 5th anniversary party

Acoustic
Music
Golden Lion Open Mic Night

Golden Lion, from £0.00

Open-minded session welcomes all comers

Acoustic
Music
The Odd Folk

Golden Lion, from £0.00

foot-stomping, freewheelin', folk 'n flamenco based outfit

Folk/country
Music
More `Like Trees (solo)/Hobbitt

Golden Lion, from £0.00

Strum and bass maestro goes it alone

Acoustic
Music
Lewis Creaven

Golden Lion, from £0.00

Classic rock unplugged

Acoustic
Music
James Morton Presents

Gallimaufry, from £0.00

The Groove Den

Jazz
Music
James Morton Presents

Gallimaufry, from £0.00

The Groove Den

Jazz
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Theatre

Theatre
Jean-Luc Picard and Me

Alma Tavern Theatre, from £5.00

Bristol performer's moving, comic tale of father figures

Comedy
Theatre
As Water Reflects the Face

Alma Tavern Theatre, from £7.00

Experimental theatre from award-winning Romanian troupe

devised
Theatre
Christie in Love

Wardrobe Theatre, from £5.00

Journey into the mind of a notorious serial killer

Drama
Theatre

The Island, from £10.00

Father Dagon

Immersive theatre inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft

Theatre
SATTF: Romeo and Juliet

Tobacco Factory Theatre, from £16.00

The brilliant Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory return

Shakespeare and the Classics
Theatre
Fish Can't Swim Backwards

Cafe Kino, from £4.00

Fledgling Bristol company Bellow tell a tale of two cities

New Writing
Theatre
Submarine

Alma Tavern Theatre, from £8.00

Students Popcorn Theatre stage Ayoade's quirky teen film

Comedy
Theatre
Red Riding Hood

Brewery Theatre, from £7.00

Norwich Puppet Theatre bring a fresh twist to the tale

Children's
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Comedy

Comedy
The Thursday Stand-Up Show: Stephen Grant

Comedy Box at the Hen & Chicken, from £8.00

Spirited, fast-talking observational comic and storysmith

Stand-up
Comedy
Josephine Long: Cara Josephine SOLD OUT

Tobacco Factory Theatre, from £15.00

One of comedy?s most beguiling performers SOLD OUT

Stand-up
Comedy
Stand Up for the Weekend: Stuart Goldsmith

Comedy Box at the Hen & Chicken, from £12.00

Bright, likeable comic and former street entertainer

Stand-up
Comedy

Cube, from £8.00

Brendon Burns

Confrontational, no-holds-barred comic tours small venues

Comedy
Stand Up and Boogie feat. Daliso Chaponda

Riproar, from £12.00

Weekend comedy, featuring the garrulous Malawian expat

Stand-up
Comedy
Stand Up and Boogie feat. Dominic Woodward

Riproar, from £12.00

Weekend comedy. Tonight: Dominic Woodward

Stand-up
Comedy
Stand Up and Boogie

Riproar, from £12.00

Weekend comedy. Tonight: Abi Roberts

Stand-up
Comedy
Jongleurs Comedy Club

Jongleurs Comedy Club, from £15.00

Weekend comedy. Tonight: Katherine Ryan, Patrick Rolink

Stand-up
Comedy
Jongleurs Comedy Club

Jongleurs Comedy Club, from £12.50

Weekend comedy. Tonight: Katherine Ryan, Patrick Rolink

Stand-up
Comedy

Jongleurs Comedy Club, from £15.00

Jongleurs Comedy Club

Weekend comedy. Tonight: Luisa Omielan, Tom Deacon

Comedy
Jongleurs Comedy Club

Jongleurs Comedy Club, from £12.50

Weekend comedy. Tonight: Luisa Omielan, Tom Deacon

Stand-up
Comedy
Jongleurs Comedy Club

Jongleurs Comedy Club, from £15.00

Weekend comedy. Tonight: Bethany Black

Stand-up
Comedy
Jongleurs Comedy Club

Jongleurs Comedy Club, from £12.50

Weekend comedy. Tonight: Bethany Black

Stand-up
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Art

Art
The Shining Guest

View Gallery, from £0.00

New Work By Acclaimed Sculptor

Exhibitions
Art
CHristmas Group Show At Cube Gallery

Cube Gallery, from £0.00

Group Show BY Cube Artists

Exhibitions
Art
North Bristol Arts Trail

Various venues, from £0.00

A great opportunity to appreciate local artistic talent

Exhibitions
Art

Centrespace Gallery, from £0.00

Women's Aid 40th Anniversary Exhibition

Tim Jones Photograper Documents Women's Aid Charity

Art
Anna Franceschini

Spike Island, from £0.00

Exhibition Tour

Exhibitions
Art
Made in Bristol Gift Fair

Colston Hall, from £0.00

100 local designers crash Colston Hall Foyer

Exhibitions
Art
Nic Pehkonen

Exchange, from £0.00

Striking works influenced by architecture

Exhibitions
Art
Josephine Pryde: These Are Just Things I Say, They Are Not My Opinions

Arnolfini, from £0.00

Major new exhibition from Josephine Pryde

Exhibitions
Art

The Ken Stradling Collection and Design Study Centre, from £0.00

Scandinavian to Space Age

Sixties Design Works

Art
Dekor and Zase

Upfest, from £0.00

Top street art by much loved local artists

Exhibitions
Art
Transient Bodies

View Gallery, from £0.00

Unique figurative work

Exhibitions
Art
Transient Bodies

View Gallery, from £0.00

Figures and faces captured in a moment of time

Exhibitions
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Events

Events
Last Resort - Bristol launch night

Exchange, from £0.00

London's infamous alternative club night comes to Bristol

Events
Events
Revolver

Exchange, from £2.00

Indie-rock club night's Christmas Extravaganza.

Events
Events
Kandi Klub

Louisiana, from £5.00

New Year's Eve Party

New Years Eve
Events
iTunes & CBeebies stars host Christmas party

Brook Way Activity Centre, from £10.00

Bradley Stoke presents a family friendly Christmas delight

Christmas
Events
Christmas Shopping Event at Amelia's

Amelia's, from £0.00

Pop-up shop morning from Belle & Boo

Christmas
Events
Bristol Explorers

The Square Club, from £4.00

The monthly Explorers Connect - Bristol

Events
Events
YENA Networking

The Square Club, from £0.00

The founder of IMDB is the keynote speaker for YENA eevnt

Events
Events
Clifton on Ice

Clifton Village, from £10.00

A part indoor, part outdoor ice rink in Clifton Village

Christmas
Events

The Square Club, from £5.00

Audio Jam Music Night

Showcasing some of the most exciting acts around the city

Events
Royal York Crescent Christmas Fayre

Clifton Village, from £0.00

A mix of festive gifts, choirs, mulled cider, BBQ and more

Christmas
Events
Mad Hatter's New Year's Eve Party

The Square Club, from £90.00

Expect the unexpected & quite frankly the utterly bonkers

Events
Events
Rozi's Posies Christmas Crafternoon

Elmgrove Community Centre, from £45.00

An arts and crafts afternoon full of Christmas cheer

Christmas
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Books

Books
Magical Christmas Tea Party at Amelia's

Amelia's, from £4.00

A morning of story telling and biscuit decorating

Authors
Books
A Game of History

Foyles , from £0.00

Panelists discuss the rising popularity of the genre

Authors
Books
Boualem Sansal discusses Haggara

Foyles , from £4.00

Nobel Prize in Literature nominee discusses latest book

Authors
Books

Foyles , from £0.00

Joanna Bourke discusses Wounding the World

How Military Violence and War-play Invades our Lives

Books
Rhian Sherrington - Alchemy for the Mind

Foyles , from £0.00

Rhian Sherrington discusses Alchemy for the Mind

Authors
Books
NaNoWriMo write-in at @TheWell

@The Well, from £0.00

Meet up with other NaNoWriMo participants and write

Books
Books
NaNoWriMo write-in at the Drawbridge

The Drawbridge, from £0.00

Meet fellow NaNoWriMoers and get writing

Authors
Books
Jacqueline Rose presents Women in Dark Times

Foyles , from £0.00

Author Jacqueline Rose presents her new book

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