10 things to do in Bristol this week, July 24-30 2017

Including Upfest, a triple-bill of Arnie flicks and a Harry Potter quiz

Features - 10 things to do this week

Herb garden opens on the roof of Southmead Hospital

More than 30 herbs will provide food for patients and staff

News - Bristol

Falafel King on the move

The Bristol institution has a new home

News - Bristol

The BBC pay gap: Have we learnt our lesson?

Thoughts from a Bristol gender pay gap data scientist

Your say - Bristol

Interview: Shagufta K Iqbal

Poet and performer talks about her debut poetry collection

Books - Bristol

‘Bristol’s restaurant scene isn’t imploding any time soon’

Shonette Laffy on why we should be grateful for the city's abundance of eateries

Your say - Bristol

‘Those responsible for illegal graffiti should be punished’

Former British Transport Police superintendent Tony Thompson is not a fan of street art

Your say - Bristol

Bristol Old Vic’s ‘Long Day’s Journey’ heads to West End

Irons and Manville reunite for Eugene O'Neill's searing masterpiece

Theatre - Bristol old vic


Let Me Look At You

Starving Artists mark the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act

Theatre - Social and Political Theatre

The Wardrobe Theatre


The Spooky Men’s Chorale

Raw vocal power from male choral group

Music - Choral

Colston Hall


Captain Underpants

Pleasingly silly, suitably flatulent DreamWorks superhero animation

Film - Family

8 cinemas


Edinburgh Previews

Top-notch comics line up to preview their Edinburgh 2017 shows

Comedy - Tony Law

The Wardrobe Theatre


Spike Print Studio Learning Programme: End of Year Show

Works by learners in screenprinting, relief printing, etching, photopolymer and more

Art - Exhibition


Double Deckers: Paul Sinha / Pete Johansson

More top comics roadtesting their Edinburgh '17 shows

Comedy - Stand-Up

Comedy Box at the Hen & Chicken



Christopher Nolan's WWII thriller about the Allied evacuation of Northern France

Film - Thriller

9 cinemas


Dreamboats and Petticoats

Musical with a packed soundtrack of 1950s/60s hits

Theatre - Musical



The Jazz Defenders

Five of Bristol's best jazz artists

Music - Jazz

Bristol Fringe


Goldilock, Stock & Three Smoking Bears

The Wardrobe Theatre revive their brilliant fairytale-cum-Cockney crime caper

Theatre - Comedy

Tobacco Factory Theatres