What's On in Bristol
Looking for something unique to do in Bristol? Knocking down the door of cool events and roaring parties in the South West? Then we've got news for you, it's all right here. From alternative events and Bristol club nights, to live music, pop-up moments and more, this green and glorious city boasts some of the best nights out in the business. Check out our recommendations for the best events in Bristol.
Last updated on 26th January 2017
If your love for ballads is strong and you're looking for the ultimate night out in Bristol, you've more than come to the right place. Join The Fleece over the next few months as they're due to hose Ultimate Power in all its air guitar and anthem screaming glory.
Hankering for hops? Partial to a pint? Then why not try one of the most unique beer tasting events in Bristol? It's all aboard the HMS Hops as guests get to indulge in some of the best beer in the business at this tasting afternoon. Croon over craft beer and try some of the best Taprooms in town at this truly unique event in Bristol.
It goes off each and every Friday night at Bristol’s tiki wonderland, where you’re invited to get firmly into the Mix. DJ Roger Paul oversees a packed out dance floor, where he drops an eclectic playlist that covers everything from commercial to your favourite chart floorfillers. You’ll get complimentary entry if you’re through the door before 11pm, and there’s half-price cocktails on offer until 11.30.
Wondering exactly where is best for Thirsty Thursday in Bristol? The Bavarian Beerhouse is the perfect place for those looking to get the weekend started early, with specially imported German beers and a free gift on offer for those in after work. Aside from the usual steins, lederhosen and Oompah soundtrack, guests can also pick up two pints of their choice for only £7.
Takeover at PRYZM is for those who want to get all dressed up and make the most of their Saturday session on the town. With a variety of different clubbing areas all churning out party classic hits, expect to hear an eclectic mix of commercial dance, classic house, RnB gold and underground exclusives, and yes there is a space dedicated to pop, party and guilty pleasures. Come in good time for 10pm to take advantage of the 2-4-1 cocktails.
Having been inspired by the Dubstep scene in Leeds, the Gentleman's Dub Club was created back in 2006. Arriving at Motion club on Avon Street, the nine-member group will be playing a live performance of all their most popular songs, alongside a handful of cover tracks. Turning heads with their quirky blend of dubstep, ska and reggae, the group certainly know how to throw a wild party.
St George's in Bristol welcome The Handsome Family onto their stage at the end of February. The husband and wife duo from Chicago have made huge waves in the alternative-country world and continue to turn heads thanks to their combination of country twang and soulful lyrics. Playing songs from their latest album, Unseen, the pair will be supported by Pheonix starlet Courtney Marie Andrews.