Another huge crop of artists have been announced for Bristol Beacon’s all-day free party which marks the venue’s opening weekend on Saturday 2nd December, with every space in the newly refurbished venue taken over by…
Football Fridays is our popular weekly football session that we have been delivering since January 2022 at Fairfield School. Today we launch a fundraising appeal to secure its long term future.
Jekyll & Hyde is the latest production from the future stars at Bristol’s Old Vic Theatre School. After last week’s big screen horror showcase, Nathan Hardie talks to the group bringing the genre alive on…
EXCERPT: Moonfrost is the latest incarnation brought to you by Wake The Tiger. The unveiling of this event sees a music line-up as eclectic as the venue itself, Moonfrost will be an eve of dance,…
Hot Chip at Propyard delivers tricks and more than a few treats with a DJ set alongside Felix Joy, Maxxi Soundsystem, Milly on Air and Tom Thorpe this All Hallows Eve
Hoptoberfest at Propyard returns once again this November with special DJ sets from the legendary Norman Jay & IDLES very own Joe Talbot and a range of brews for all tastes.
Romain Virgo announces a UK tour this October, visiting Lost Horizon Bristol with a full live band.
Bristol will be over the Moon on September 24 for a new arts festival at Trinity Centre.
Noods Levels has linked up with Dismantle, Aya and Frazer Ray to empower young talent by creating new opportunities through collaboration to run music masterclasses in three-part series, ‘TREAD’, this Autumn
NEWS: Folk, Fiddle and Everything in the Middle: Bristol Beacon providing world-class gigs this autumn
Bristol Beacon welcomes the changing of the seasons with some top picks of ethereal and music across Bristol’s leading independent venues
FORWARDS will host leading UK disruptors, artists, writers and social innovators taking to the festival stage in next weekend to put forward-thinking conversations side-by-side with an epic music lineup, headlined by Aphex Twin and Erykah…
Bedminster will host its first Bristol Art District Weekender on 19th-20th August with a street party and fringe events celebrating local artists, makers and performers
DJ Style, Co-Organiser of our 4 Pillars Bristol event caught up with Charlie Ahearn – the legendary director of the cult classic film Wild Style, ahead of our special screening.
Ear protection specialists ACS Custom are proud to announce their support and sponsorship of 4 Pillars Bristol. As well as making top of the range hearing protection for musicians and gig-goers, ACS also raises awareness…
Amongst a mix of the best old school hip hop beats, Lynn Mareno interviews Delroy Hibbert about the upcoming event in honour of hip hop’s 50th anniversary- The 4 Pillars Bristol, taking place on the…
The transformed venue has commissioned a new work featuring an all-Bristol line-up of Paraorchestra, electronic artist Surgeons Girl, Charles Hazelwood and light artists Limbic Cinema for the momentous reopening night on Thursday 30 November
Anna Calvi, Lynks and Divorce all set to ignite the stage ahead of Self Esteem’s performance while Britain’s Got Talent’s Calum Scott will warm up crowds ahead of global superstar, Mika
This year’s Inspired Takeover is an action-packed one-day event with screenings, talks and previews to celebrate homegrown filmmakers of colour from across the country.
Following the success of the inaugural Open Internship Programme in 2022, Fiasco Design are once again opening their doors to the designers of the future.
Announcing The 4 Pillars Bristol: a programme of events to celebrate Hip Hop’s 50th birthday and explore its lasting legacy on Bristol’s culture; as part of Bristol’s Summer Film Takeover.
This Saturday, April 22, sees the launch of the third issue of Survivor Zine, created by and for survivors of sexual violence and allies.
Bristol Sounds has revealed MIKA as its final headliner for the five night gig series at Bristol Harbourside on Wednesday 21st June 2023.
On Sunday 16th April, a host of much-loved independent live music venues will open their doors once again for a musical extravaganza of underground talent.
Independent record store company Rough Trade has announced its live, in-store line-ups and exclusive collaborations ahead of Record Store Day 2023.
Bristol band Swelt release concluding music video ahead of new EP, “Red Mountain.”
Beer and cider fans rejoice…’Hopyard’ is back at the go-to spot for culture, music and food events, Propyard, on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th April
Bristol Harbour Festival is calling out for local talent to perform at this year’s harbourside celebrations
Forwards returns to Bristol this September after its debut last year. Bristol will see two days of music and discussion, driven by its social initiatives to create positive change.
The Action Xtreme team will be coming to Watershed as part of the Inside Film event on Saturday 18th March.
Recently Bristol’s just be revealed that they would be releasing their EP 97% on International Women’s Day. At Freestyle Bristol we’ve been big fans of theirs since one of their DJ’s Solstice joined our team…
Bristol’s biggest independent festival reveals the names of this years acts for the weekend
Noods Levels and Bristol Beacon have announced that the Grime OG Manga Saint Hilaire will be appearing at their after party alongside Bristol rapper GUTTR.
As part of a UK-wide tour, London rapper Bawo brings crisp beats and dreamy lyricism to Bristol’s Rough Trade
NEWS: Bristol collective Sounds of Pisces set to throw one of their iconic parties this March in aid of Freestyle Bristol’s community work.
Bristol collective Sounds of Pisces set to throw one of their iconic parties this March in aid of Freestyle Bristol’s community work. With a stellar line up of DJs, plus an appearance from Asher Simmons,…
After their debut event last April headlined by Dark0, Maximum Euphoria is blessing us this spring with another unforgettable night of euphoric dance music. Taking place at the Exchange, the line-up so far includes ASJ,…
Bristol Beacon and NOODS LEVELS are joining forces again this year for CrossTalk – a day of interactive workshops, talks and panels around making it as a creative.
Love Saves the Day is returning for another year and this might just be the best one yet. Headlining this year’s bank holiday festival is electropop icon Years & Years on Sunday and the iconic…
Bristol Beacon has announced a stellar line up of live music and gigs at the best venues in the city this January and February. Expect jazz, classical, folk, rock, pop and more from the likes…
Propyard opens its ice rink this winter for festivities to the sounds of the best Jungle, House and Hip-hop DJs around.
Jamz Supernova is set to play a five hour set for BBC 6 music ultimate jam session hosted by Bristol Beacon
EXCERPT: Bristol Kino Club, or Kino Club for short, has its inaugural event on Tuesday 29th November 2022 at The Cube Microplex, with a screening of the Watermelon Woman to celebrate its 25th anniversary. A…
A multi-genre showcase of Bristol’s most exciting DJS, bands and artists will takeover Bristol Beacon this November for this free, one day festival
Put down the mobiles and pick up your mics! Yep, our friends at Hip Hop Coffee Shop are back once again like the renegade masters to welcome you to another round of their freestyle fellowship.
Bristol Beacon will host the 25th anniversary of the music of Erykah Badu’s debut album, Baduizm, set to take place at Trinity Community Arts Centre
De Anima Productions presents its 10th live music event to celebrate its year-long residency at the Crofters Rights with Jodie Mellor, Euan Morris and a full band.
Bristol film collective, Cables & Cameras will stage another takeover weekend at the Watershed in September for INSPIRED – a packed programme of VR workshops, keynote speakers and short film screenings and previews to celebrate…
Bristol Beacon announced a series of events for the Bank Holiday that sees an eclectic lineup of artists visit the city.
Access Creative College, the UK’s leading games, music and media college has teamed up with metaverse specialists Condense and venture capital fund LocalGlobe, to offer up to 8 fully funded scholarships to start in September.
Big Team have partnered with Team Love Productions to offer aspiring photographers an opportunity for a placement on their brand new festival FORWARDS 2022
Forwards Festival, which takes place on 3rd and 4th September, has today announced its ‘changemakers’ programme.
How our new football project Girls Goals aims to increase opportunities to play and diversity in womens’ teams
Groove Armada will take to the stage at Siren, Bristol Harbourside this Friday supported by Plus Scarlett O’Malley and DJs from Saffron Records.
Since it launched in 2018 Hip Hop Coffee Shop has put on events aimed at local hip hop heads and mc’s in Bristol & beyond. As well as offering the chance to meet and collaborate…
Bristol Beacon presents music icons Nile Rodgers & CHIC and indie legends Belle & Sebastian with support from Django Django at Bristol’s beautiful harbourside this summer 13 – 15 July 2022
The open-air summer concert series will feature an incredible six shows from Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Paolo Nutini, Elbow, Jungle, First Aid Kit and The War On Drugs
NEWS: Bristol Craft Beer Festival returns with array of craft beers, culinary delights and mega music
The 2022 festival season is fast approaching with the return of Bristol Craft Beer Festival on 10-11 June 2022. Festival fans and craft beer lovers will have the chance to bask in the Bristol sunshine…
Upfest is back this May with a weekend packed full of graffiti culture on 28th & 29th May 2022. The festival weekend will see hundreds of artists painting live with festival hubs at Tobacco Factory…
Love Saves The Day celebrates 10th anniversary at new home with mega line-up announcement. Chase and Status (live), Bicep (live), Mura Masa, Kurupt FM, and Andy C set to headline the two-day festival’s 10 stages…
Brand new festival will host a second stage with a line up from Bristol-based jungle and D&B label Born on Road
Bristol’s rising stars join The Chemical Brothers at FORWARDS Festival this September
BIMM Bristol presents Sonic Horizons: A showcase of exploratory sound and research representing the next generation of musicians and academics within the Bristol community.
Team Love, Bristol Beacon, Big Team and Pirate Studios are co-producing an artist development scheme for upcoming singers, rappers and MCs between 18-25 years
We are looking for a Communications and Social Media Volunteer to come and help get the word out about the exciting events and opportunities we’ve got lined up
Just Be Events and Freestyle Bristol bring you DIVERSIFY: a night of DnB, 140 and Garage at Dare to Club, Bristol
Mya-Rose Craig aka Birdgirl explains how her new book highlights the voices of indigenous people and people of colour in the run up to COP26
Shiiku Collective bring the vibes this weekend in the form of a mini festival bursting with creativity at Propyard, Feeder Road
Do you have an exciting story to tell that would work great on screen? This is your chance to create a film or series with Wildseed Studios
We are so excited to be featured in both The BBC and The Bristol Cable this month.
Bristol houses a progressive council, with both the Greenest – and youngest – politicians residing here. We interviewed some newer faces to local politics, asking them about their post-vote plans and opinions…
Bristol’s Palace International Film Festival, 8th – 12th September at Bricks, will showcase 100+ queer shorts, feature films, performances, workshops, virtual reality and more
Dr Ellen Hughes is a lecturer at UWE Bristol Business School, and now a proud Director of Freestyle Bristol.
CMHD’s shares newly premiered video for song I Can Tell
Coach Core graduates share their experience of this innovative and engaging sports coaching apprenticeship.
Vanguard: Bristol Street Art: The Evolution of a Global Movement
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