Bristol recently received the very happy news that St Pauls Carnival will definitely be back in 2018, thanks to new funding from Arts Council England. However, as the first weekend of July approaches – when the event usually takes place – we’re still left with a Carnival-shaped hole in our weekends. Luckily, the people of Bristol …

In association with St Pauls Carnival CIC, Lakota brings us the official alternative Carnival party from 2 – 9pm. Tickets are £5, with all proceeds going straight back to the community interest company, to help make sure St Pauls Carnival 2018 has the comeback year it deserves. all proceeds going straight back to the community …

Fresh from opening the Pyramid stage at Glastonbury festival, Graeme Park, Tim Pickering and Peter Hook are coming to Bristol this Saturday night. With the help of a 40-piece orchestra and special guest vocalists, they will be recreating scenes from Manchester’s legendary Haçienda nightclub in the mid-80s and 90s at the height of acid house. …

The rumour mill had many people in Bristol hoping that St Pauls Carnival – an important celebration of Bristol’s African and Caribbean heritage and a vital source of inspiration for much of the city’s culture and musical output over the past five decades – would make its return this year after two crushing years of …