Colston Hall to reopen with new name in 2020

'It's clearly the right thing to do,' says venue boss

News - Colston Hall

Free ballet and opera screenings in Millennium Square

La Traviata is among the BP Big Screens summer programme

Film - News

Things to do in Bristol today – Thursday, April 27 2017

Including new theatre about an African queen and espresso martinis

Features - Bristol

Dino Denzel brings Suspension Bridge to standstill

The dinosaur was released to launch Bristol Zoo's latest exhibition

News - Bristol

Campaign group celebrates Colston Hall rename

All buildings, statues, schools and pubs named after slave trader will continue to be targetted

Comment - Bristol

Revealed: milestone in Bristol Old Vic redevelopment

Time-lapse footage captures moment works revealed original 1766 theatre

Theatre - Bristol old vic

Colston Hall name change: what do you think?

The decision to change the venue's name is polarising opinions

News - Bristol



Imagining a meeting between Elizabeth 1 and the African queen Anna Nzinga

Theatre - New Writing



Ruth Broadway and Emily Ketteringham explore collecting, museums, maps

Art - Emily Ketteringham



Andrew Lawrence: The Hate Speech Tour

Reliably plain-speaking, liberal-sensibilities-goading comic

Comedy - Stand-Up


Guardians of the Galaxy Double Bill 3D

The first Marvel romp, followed by midnight screening of sequel

Film - Science Fiction

5 cinemas


Pat Fish (The Jazz Butcher)

Music with sweet melodies and black humour

Music - Rock


Gas Girls

acta tell the tale of the Avonmouth women who made mustard gas

Theatre - acta theatre

Multiple venues


Greg Harris

Vivid, energetic paintings from Bristol artist

Art - Greg Harris

Averys Wine Merchants


Lady Macbeth

An austere, gothic period tale of passion and mayhem

Film - Drama

3 cinemas



Breach Theatre explore the controversial Dolphin House experiments

Theatre - Comedy

The Wardrobe Theatre


Miracle Mile

Brilliant yet little-known 1980s nuclear apocalypse romance

Film - Science Fiction