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Cultural News

Cultural News
Behemoth at the Watershed

26 Aug, 2016

Fri 26 Aug - Thu 1 Sept Full story >

Chinese TV crew in Bristol

16 Aug, 2016

Bristol will be showcased on a Chinese TV programme which regularly attracts more than 20 million viewers. Full story >

Calling out to New Writers – Red Dragonfly want to hear your stories

26 Jul, 2016

Red Dragonfly Productions in association with Grist To The Mill are running a New Writing Festival and are looking for new and emerging writers from British East Asian, South Asian and South East Asian communities who are interested in contributing and sharing their contemporary and traditional stories. Full story >

Lord Mayor unveils twinning cabinet

25 Jul, 2016

On Thursday the 21st July 2016 the Lord Mayor of Bristol unveiled a cabinet in the Central Library to commemorate the twinnings that Bristol has with cities across the world. Full story >

Talking books with Stephen Fear to launch in Bristol

30 Jun, 2016

On September the 29th this year Stephen Fear launches a new book review series, filmed in front of a live audience in the main auditorium at The Arnolfini on Bristol Harbourside, in conjunction with The University of West of England. Full story >

Alan runs the Great Wall

21 Jun, 2016

Bristol-based Alan Griffey, an army reservist attached to 39 Signal Regiment, which has its headquarters in Horfield has completed the Great Wall of China Marathon Run. Full story >

Bristol is UK’s ‘top of the shops’ for groups

20 Jun, 2016

City picks up coveted title at Group Travel Awards 2016 Full story >

Ambassador visits Bath

18 May, 2016

It was an absolute pleasure for Dianne Francombe, CEO and Richard Lowe, Director of Business Initiatives to meet His Excellency Ambassador Liu Xiaoming and his wife at The Right Worshipful The Mayor of Bath's reception at the Guildhall in Bath. Full story >

The Festival of Ideas: Frank Dikötter - The Cultural Revolution

04 May, 2016

With unprecedented access to previously classified party documents, from secret police reports to uncensored versions of leadership speeches, Frank Dikötter casts this tumultuous era in a new light, giving a voice to the people and the complex choices they faced. Full story >

Short Story Writing Contest

05 Apr, 2016

The Arkbound short story competition. Full story >