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Taking place near BS31 2BT

May 2019

May

29

Author Talk: Writing a Novella -in-Flash

Wednesday, Wednesday, May 29, 2019
The Square Club, , Bristol

Novella-in-Flash judge, Michael Loveday, will discuss the form and how writers can use very short stories to create a novella. In this author talk and Q and A, we'll discuss flash fiction, key published works and the rise of the novella-in-flash, looking at the opportunities for writers to use this form.


Novel Nights Writing a Novella in Flash Fiction

Wednesday, Wednesday, May 29, 2019
The Square Club, Bristol

Michael Loveday, judge of the 2019 Bath Novella-in-Flash Award will give tips on writing a Novella-in-Flash and success in this form. We'll discuss flash fiction, key published works and the rise of the novella-in-flash, looking at the opportunities for writers to use this form.


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May

31

CoochieCrunch Presents: Celestial Bodies

Friday, Friday, May 31, 2019
Smoke and Mirrors, Bristol

CoochieCrunch Presents: CELESTIAL BODIES Bristol's Badass Burlesque Show is BACK for 2019 & this time we're OUT OF THIS WORLD! Join us for our 7th Year with a cast of performers descended from the heavens, brought together to celebrate the star dust within us all. Hosted by the Queen of Uranus, Dis Charge.


June 2019

June

1

Tom Stade: I Swear To...

Saturday, Saturday, June 1, 2019
The Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Following last year’s smash-hit UK tour, the Canadian comedy legend is back on the road with a brand-new show. Welcome back to ‘I SWEAR TO…’ picking up just where he left off as an hour simply wasn’t long enough.


June

6

Hot Flushes: The Musical

Thursday, Thursday, June 6, 2019
The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol

Hot Flushes is a re-imagining of the BHS pension crisis: it’s a Country and Western musical about fiscal responsibility and homicidal menopausal women. It’s 2016.


June

7

The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Greatest Showgirls Tour!

Friday, Friday, June 7, 2019
The Sabai Pavilion, Bristol

The entertainment soars from start to finish with infectious showstopping performances that will bring you to your feet time and time again. The glamour of Hollywood and the glitz of Las Vegas meet the beloved traditions of classic British music hall in a mesmerizing spectacle fulfilling Millions of Dreams for everyone.


June

8

Hospitality Bristol BBQ

Saturday, Saturday, June 8, 2019
Motion, Bristol

Your favourite feel-good DNB party starters are returning to Bristol for another instalment of the legendary Hospitality Summer BBQ with guaranteed good beats and nice vibes! Featuring 3 outdoor areas, the biggest DNB DJs in the scene, and some mouth-watering food from the best vendors around. What more could you ask for? Our last few shows in Bristol have sold-out well in advance, and we anticipate this to be no different, so if you want to join us for the world's best DNB BBQ, make sure you grab your tickets now! Area 1: Hospitality: Kings of the Rollers (Voltage, Serum, Bladerunner and Inja), London Elektricity, Metrik B2B Grafix, Logistics, Keeno, Hugh Hardie, Unglued, Lens Special guests: The Prototypes Hosted by: Dynamite MC, Inja, 2SHY, Ruthless, Texas Area 2: S.


June

9

Glitter Run Remix Wells

Sunday, Sunday, June 9, 2019
The Bishops Palace, Wells

Run, walk, skip or even dance your way around our sparkling, bubbly and colourful 5k Glitter Run Remix course. Run, walk, skip or even dance your way around our sparkling, bubbly and colourful 5k Glitter Run Remix course.


June

14

Evening of Mediumship with Nikki Kitt - Bristol

Friday, Friday, June 14, 2019
Hanaham Community Centre, Bristol

Evening of Mediumship with Nikki Kitt Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt is a Spiritualist Medium who is currently touring the UK with her successful Psychic / Mediumship Evenings. As a Medium Nikki Kitt aims to provide evidence of life after life by getting links from loved ones in spirit for people in the audience with amazing accuracy in descriptions, personalities and all sorts of personal information.


June

15

Writing Masterclass: Dialogue and Scene-building

Saturday, Saturday, June 15, 2019
The Hours-Space, Bristol

When characters speak stories come to life, but writing convincing dialogue is hard. Many of us hang off it for fear of creating wooden, stilted exchanges that are worse than no dialogue at all.


June

19

Funny Women Time of the Month South West

Wednesday, Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Alchemy 198, City of Bristol

A supportive evening of laughing and learning, in TWO PARTS! PLAYTIME: 6.00pm, £5 THIS MONTH: AN INTRODUCTION TO ASSERTIVENESS! Assertiveness is a way of communicating effectively when the situation, the context and personalities are perceived to lack a balance of power.


June

21

TREASURE ISLAND

Friday, Friday, June 21, 2019
Bath Racecourse, Bath

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company for this brand-new adaptation of everyone’s favourite swashbuckling pirate adventure: Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. When he stumbles across a coveted treasure map, young Jim Hawkins finds himself on an epic adventure in the hope of finding Treasure Island.


June

24

What does it take to be an author?

Monday, Monday, June 24, 2019
Burdalls Yard, Bath

So you've written your book but are you prepared for your next steps towards publication? What do you need to know when submitting your manuscript? And are you prepared for everything that being a published author will bring? Will you need to use social media? Do you have to market your books yourself? Are you ready for festivals and readings? Should you have more contacts? I In this event, literary agent Juliet Pickering will discuss the expectations on the author, and what you can do to help yourself and your book. (It’s nowhere near as intimidating as it might seem, honest!).


June

26

How to write for the YA Market and get published

Wednesday, Wednesday, June 26, 2019
The Square Club, Bristol

To celebrate National Writing Day, authors, Emma Smith-Barton and Kesia Lupo will discuss writing YA novels and how to get your work published. Writing Young Adult novels: What it means to write for a YA audience and how it differs to writing for adults Why write for a YA audience Who reads YA books A bit about our books and why we wrote them for a YA audience, plus readings How to get your work published How can you get your work noticed by an agent or publisher? What are publishers looking for Tips to get your writing up to publishable standard and the common pitfalls publishers see Emma Smith-Barton is the author of YA novel The Million Pieces of Neena Gill (coming July 11th 2019 from Penguin Random House).


June

29

Cotswold Way Challenge

Saturday, Saturday, June 29, 2019
Royal Victoria Park, Bath

Walk, jog, or run along 100km of footpaths and trails through the Cotswolds on one of the most popular events on the Ultra Challenge calendar. On the route from Bath’s Royal Crescent to Cheltenham, experience fantastic views, with tough hills in between! There are half and quarter distance options available, all with full support and hospitality along the way.


July 2019

July

6

Bristol Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'World of Wi

Saturday, Saturday, July 6, 2019
The Square Club, Bristol

Our Bristol Wine-Tasting Experiences make for fantastic days out tasting and appreciating wine in a relaxed and fun environment. You'll taste 15 quality wines, and enjoy a delicious 3 course food & wine matching lunch.


Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre 5-day Intensive

Saturday, Saturday, July 6, 2019
Southbank Club, Soutville

Zen Zen Zo is one of Australia’s leading physical theatre companies. Renowned founder and director Lynne Bradley of Zen Zen Zo is coming to Bristol for the first time ever to offer this high quality 5-day intensive.


July

7

Shakespeare Undone! on the SS Great Britain

Sunday, Sunday, July 7, 2019
SS Great Britain, Bath

Brunel was a big fan of Shakespeare and ships. Stored away amongst his memorabilia, the hilarious Natural Theatre Company has ‘unearthed’ an early work, written when Will was just a young whippersnapper.


July

10

NuFor - Nuclear Forensics : July 2019, Bristol, UK

Wednesday, Wednesday, July 10, 2019
University of Bristol School of Chemistry, City of Bristol

Nuclear Forensics is an essential component of the national nuclear security infrastructure which helps to address the threat of nuclear material found out of regulatory control. Interdisciplinary in nature, Nuclear Forensics draws upon analytical techniques and interpretation of distinguishing characteristics of nuclear and radioactive materials to understand its origin and intending authorised use.


July

17

Salmonella Sub Soundsystem

Wednesday, Wednesday, July 17, 2019
The Fleece, Bristol

New Zealand's Salmonella Dub return to the UK as Salmonella Dub Soundsystem, featuring The Mighty Asterix on vox, live percussion and the epic Salmonella Dub horn section with Andrew Penman aka DJ Rudeboy on the mix. As pioneers of Aotearoa's sub heavy, Pacifica dub and bass grooves, Salmonella Dub's distinctive blend of dub, rock, jazz/dub horns, drum'n'bass and electronica have been thrilling audiences for over 25 years throughout the UK, Ireland, Europe, New Zealand and Australia.


July

19

The Comedy of Errors

Friday, Friday, July 19, 2019
Boiling Wells Amphitheatre, Watercress Rd, Bristol

Folky Theatre present Shakespeare's classic tale of mistaken identities. After being separated from their twins in a shipwreck, Antipholus and his servant Dromio go to Ephesus to find them.


July

20

Corston Country Fair

Saturday, Saturday, July 20, 2019
Corston Playing Fields, Corston

Corston village will be hosting its annual Country Fair on Saturday 20th July at 2—5pm. The Fair will feature Chuffy the Train, Classic Cars, a Dog Show, Vintage Clothes, Keynsham Silver Band, Steel Band, as well as the usual mix of food, drink and various stalls.


The Comedy of Errors

Saturday, Saturday, July 20, 2019
Boiling Wells Amphitheatre, Watercress Rd, Bristol

Folky Theatre present Shakespeare's classic tale of mistaken identities. After being separated from their twins in a shipwreck, Antipholus and his servant Dromio go to Ephesus to find them.


July

21

Frome Half Marathon 10K, 5K & Junior Race - Sunday

Sunday, Sunday, July 21, 2019
Frome Town Football Club, Somerset

Welcoming first-time half-marathoners, seasoned endurance runners and everyone in between you'll find people of all paces to keep you feeling strong as you take in the sights of this charming course. A single 13.


July

26

Mister Magnolia

Friday, Friday, July 26, 2019
Ecos Ampitheatre, Merlin Theatre, Frome

Mister Magnolia has many things, such as an old trumpet that goes rooty-toot, some very fat owls learning to hoot, a big purple dinosaur who's a magnificent brute, two sisters who play the flute, and even a swimming pool. But he still only has one boot! Join Mister Magnolia on his wacky adventures, filled with Folksy Theatre's bold characters, live music, puppetry and audience interaction, it's a day out not to be missed! Based on the book by the wonderful Quentin Blake.


July

27

Concert - J S Bach - St John Passion

Saturday, Saturday, July 27, 2019
Wells Cathedral, Wells

Somerset Chamber Choir Concert – J. S.


July

31

Author Talk: How to write twists with Jane Corry

Wednesday, Wednesday, July 31, 2019
The Square Club, Bristol

How do you keep readers turning the page? What twists do readers enjoy? And how do you plot a psychological thriller? Our guest author, Jane Corry is on the sofa at Novel Nights In July. Three writers will read from their novels in our writers' showcase.


The Comedy of Errors

Wednesday, Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Ecos Ampitheatre, Merlin Theatre, Frome

Folky Theatre present Shakespeare's classic tale of mistaken identities. After being separated from their twins in a shipwreck, Antipholus and his servant Dromio go to Ephesus to find them.


August 2019

August

21

CRANFORD

Wednesday, Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Avon Valley Railway, Bristol

Step back in time with Chapterhouse this summer and find yourself whisked into the world of small-town life in Victorian England, as Elizabeth Gaskell’s Cranford is adapted for performances in some of the UK and Ireland’s most beautiful open-air venues by award-winning writer Laura Turner. In the sleepy village of Cranford, a mysterious new arrival is setting hearts aflutter.


September 2019

September

17

Festival of Sustainable Business

Tuesday, Tuesday, September 17, 2019
We The Curious, City of Bristol

With an anticipated 2000 attendees across the festival, the Festival of Sustainable Business is set to be the largest environmental trade show in the south-west, taking place on the 17th September. Run by The Future Economy Network, it will give businesses the opportunity to showcase and progress their sustainability achievements.


October 2019

October

4

Luke Kempner | House of Faces

Friday, Friday, October 4, 2019
Bath Komedia, Bath

Comedian and Impressionist Luke Kempner hosts an ultimate reality show where no one is off limits. Expect celebrities, politicians and even royalty going head to head in Luke’s hit show House of Faces.


October

19

The Rockin' Revival - Polecats plus 3

Saturday, Saturday, October 19, 2019
`Fiddlers, Bristol

Polecats Formed in north London in 1977, Polecats were a key part of the early eighties British rockabilly revival scene. From the clothes, the hairstyles, and the dynamic live act, to the music itself, the quartet still delivers a classic rockabilly sound with percussive slap bass and blistering guitar solos.


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