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Bristol Jazz this week - Aug 21

Weekly pointer to Mr Benjamin’s comprehensive jazz previews on Bristol 247, which I link to so blog followers don’t have to go looking for it. 68 more words


Epoch/Greg Sterland - Salt Cafe Friday

A short post to review the venue as much as the music. We’re not short of jazz spots in Bristol, and they all have their pros and cons (I write as one who didn’t manage to get a seat for Andy Sheppard at the Fringe last week…). 309 more words


Upfest: Kobra Lennon

Around 450 artists from all over the world descended on the city of Bristol to take part in Upfest – Europe’s largest street art festival held across a weekend in July. 327 more words

Street Art

Bristol jazz week - Aug 14th

Here’s Tony Benjamin‘s list for the coming week. Not surprised to read there that our now occasional-visitor-from-overseas Andy Sheppard at the Fringe is sold out already – but as a ticket holder I note smugly that I do enjoy seeing the… 202 more words


Bristol jazz week Aug 7

Little burst of visitors this week – must all be looking for gigs to go to? Well, there are some.

Here, as usual, Tony Benjamin… 270 more words


A One City Plan for Bristol

Mayor Marvin Rees introduced the idea of a “One City Plan” for Bristol at his inauguration speech back in May 2016.  He talked about the need for Bristol to have a big vision, looking to the future, rather than just getting caught up in immediate issues and projects. 688 more words


Bristol jazz week - 3 July

Here as usual, link to Tony Benjamin’s jazz diary on Bristol247.

Have to say the Bristol offering just seems to get more varied each week. No Summer lull here – with the Fringe and Canteen still going strong, and gigs in Colston Foyer (a neglected after-work opportunity, sometimes, so hope they get a crowd for once) and even an extra Sunday date at Future Inns – so something for everyone…