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  • Sweet Like Chocolate Boy

    The spirit of revolution on London's estates, the beauty of Black British culture from the 90s onwards – and a killer playlist – at Bristol's Tobacco Factory Theatres

  • Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)

    A thrillingly inventive modernisation of John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera at the Bristol Old Vic

  • Summer reads

    This month’s best new books are a corking bunch, including Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert’s breathtaking new novel

  • Review: The Rocky Horror Show

    An evening of naughtiness awaits you at the Bristol Hippodrome

  • Shakespeare’s Globe live in Taunton!

    A unique chance to see the world famous London theatre company perform three Shakespeare plays on stage at The Brewhouse

  • Sidcot Festival of Peace

    A fun day out with food for thought – as well as live music from Sons of Pitches, inspirational talks from a polar explorer and a para athlete, workshops, games and a human library...

  • Top of the Gorge Festival, Cheddar

    Trail running, mountain biking, climbing, caving, walking, campfires, stargazing and more, sleeping in a luxury landpod, then waking up to this view. You like?

  • Need a brilliant new read?

    A stunning debut novel, a futuristic thriller and an exquisite memoir are among our marvellous May picks

  • lady boys

    The Lady Boys of Bangkok

    For some glitzy, fast-paced feel-good fun catch the Greatest Showgirls Tour in Yeovil, Taunton and Bristol

  • monicas apartment in Friends TV show

    FriendsFest reunited

    OH.MY.GOD! as Janice from Friends might say, the sets – and more – from the cult classic sitcom about a group of 20 something New Yorkers are coming to Bristol!

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