Events

Top Choice Art in Bristol

Upfest

Where better for a street art and graffiti festival than the city that brought us Banksy? Europe's largest event of its type sees 300 artists descending on the city to paint live, in front of audiences, at 40 venues…
Air Show in Bristol

International Balloon Fiesta

More than 100 brightly coloured hot-air balloons, often of mind-boggling shapes, fill the skies at Ashton Court in what is the largest event of its type in Europe. The highlights are the fireworks and Nightglow flig…
Theatre in Bristol

Bristol Shakespeare Festival

One of Britain's biggest outdoor festivals devoted to the Bard runs throughout July.
Cultural in Bristol

Bristol Harbour Festival

Bands, events and historic ships take over the city's docks for a weekend in July.
Film in Bristol

Encounters

Bristol's largest short-film fest.