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March 27 2019

Feminism and Darwinism at operetta club

Back in the mid-19th century two ideas were emerging; one was the notion of evolution and the other was the vague idea that women could benefit from an education. Combining them into a comic opera was Gilbert and Sullivan’s end-of-term project and the result is Princess Ida, to be performed by the Bristol Gilbert and Sullivan Operatic Society at the Redgrave Theatre this month... Read More


March 27 2019

A Savage exhibition

There is a Wigwam on Park Row in Bristol. Not many people know that, because for most of the year it’s closed to the public. But in the spring, it becomes an art gallery and from April 27 all are welcome to view and buy original paintings and drawings by the artist members of Bristol Savages club. .. Read More


March 27 2019

Children’s charity Jessie May launches new lottery partnership to raise £250k

Bristol-based children’s hospice at home charity Jessie May have announced a partnership with Local Hospice Lottery which aims to raise over £250,000 over the next five years, helping to fund vital care for terminally ill children and their families... Read More


March 27 2019

Cervical screening campaign begins

Public Health England (PHE) launched a major new campaign in March, Cervical Screening Saves Lives, to increase the number of women attending their cervical screening across the South West region. The campaign encourages women to respond to their cervical screening invitation letter, and if they missed their last screening, to book an appointment at their GP practice... Read More


March 27 2019

Egypt Society

THE Egypt Society of Bristol has been running for 21 years and regularly features lectures given by many of the top people in their field covering a wide range of topics within the subject of ancient, and not so ancient, Egypt... Read More


March 27 2019

Fruit for all in small spaces

If you eat fruit in season – you’ll be aware of the hungry gap. This time of year when stored apples and pears have been eaten up, or will soon be past their best. Thanks be to rhubarb! Pink stalks drawn from the soil by longer days. They perk up the last of the wrinkled apples and frozen summer berries... Read More


March 27 2019

Theatre production to make light of ongoing Brexit uncertainty

AN UPCOMING theatre production is hoping to add a touch of comedy to the ongoing Brexit uncertainty... Read More


February 26 2019

Spirit Sisters prepare for Bristol event

Three sisters who share a special gift will give a public demonstration of mediumship on Saturday March 16t at Westbury Park Spiritualist Church... Read More


February 26 2019

£300k boost for ultra low emission taxis

BRISTOL City Council has been awarded more than £300,000 to support ultra-low emission taxis in the city... Read More


February 26 2019

App makes it easier to use Bristol Pound

BRISTOL Pound has launched its new app, making signing up to the currency easier. Prospective users will be able to become members and use Bristol Pounds purely through in-app sign up... Read More