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Nov 29
Welcome to Whats on Bristol Magazine December 2023

Welcome to the wonderful winter wonderland issue of Whats on Bristol and may we begin by wishing all our readers the compliments of the season. As Noddy Holder once famously understated, “It’s Chrrrrrissssttmaaaassss!” and in our biggest issue of the year we’re here to make sure that you’ve got it covered, whether it’s which Santa’s […]

Nov 27
The Viennese Strauss Christmas Gala at The Playhouse Theatre, Weston-Super-Mare, Review

The Viennese Strauss Christmas Gala at the Playhouse Theatre is always our go-to official start to Christmas. And what a glorious start it is. This year’s show had a beautifully revamped set positively alive and sparkling with so many twinkly lights Santa’s grotto couldn’t compete. Much Loved Productions headed by director, melodious baritone, and all […]

Nov 22
Quiz Theatre Royal Bath Review

Rory Bremner’s long career beginning as an impressionist, then popular comedian and actor, combines all three talents in his portrayal of the redoubtable Chris Tarrant hosting the nation’s favourite quiz show, Who Wants to be a Millionaire. And not just any episode, the one in which shock horror the willey Coughing Major was accused of […]

Nov 15
Building Plant News Magazine: December 2023, January, February 2024

Your FREE Quarterly magazine covering the South West and Wales, targeting all construction, plant, civil engineering, groundworks, utilities, demolition, scaffolding, builders, architects, and builders merchants. Setting the agenda with news, analysis, campaigns, training, new products to the market, recruitment and anything that helps shape the future building and help to do business in our region […]

Nov 15
A Christmas Carol, The Hippodrome, Bristol Review

A sparkling visual feast for the eyes and easy on the ears, BLOC Productions brings Dickens’s heart-warming story, A Christmas Carol, to the stage as a musical extravaganza, whilst losing nothing of the pathos and magic of the story. There are some glorious ghostly special effects, a terrific tap-dancing sequence and rousing singing to set […]

Nov 13
Crown Ballet, The Nutcracker, Playhouse Theatre, Weston Review

Bonfire night has been and gone, Christmas lights are being strung across the high street and to make you embrace the festive mood even more, be lucky enough to see the Crown Ballet’s superb performance of The Nutcracker. A ballet set to Tchaikovsky’s enchanting music full of refrains we know so well, it’s beautifully costumed […]

Oct 30
Starlings, Queen’s Road, Bristol, Review

Starlings isn’t just for breakfast but hosts a number of intriguing events: “singles mingling drinks evening” (sadly we didn’t meet any of the criteria, not single and way out of the age range of 22-32 years old), “Greenhouse Plant-based kitchen supper” and “Rino Di Donato Italian/Japanese Fusion Supper Club” – who knew such a thing […]

Oct 26
Welcome to November Whats on Bristol Magazine

It may well feel chilly out there but here at Whats on Bristol we’re all of a glow as we warmly welcome you to the penultimate edition of the year, the naughty but oh-so-nice November issue of Bristol’s premier entertainment guide. Well, October was been a very busy month for us. We have been totally […]

Oct 19
Choir Boy, Bristol Old Vic Review

A thought-provoking story for modern times, at an exclusive all black, all boys, academy in the US, Pharus is a gifted singer and leader of the school’s choir. He is going to sing the solo at the school’s end of year assembly; he’s at the top of his game and impresses with his undoubted talent […]

Oct 19
Pata Negra Pop-Up Kitchen At Bambalan Review

Listen up, exciting news is out there : Bristol’s longtime favourite wine and tapas bar, Pata Negra, which was sadly missed is being brought to life again for a six week pop-up kitchen at Bambalan. Todd Francis the executive chef is giving us the chance to go down memory lane and revisit old favourites alongside […]