Artists turn empty buildings into galleries

Using empty shops as art galleries could be a new way for Bristol’s artists to establish their name. Cities are seeing more and more disused buildings on high streets. Yet Bristol artists are taking part in an innovative way of launching their careers by transforming empty shops into art galleries. One group of artists has created an exhibition in a vacant […]

Bristol Sorting Office: Petition against demolition

A petition calling for the Council to reconsider the demolition of the former Sorting Office by Temple Meads is only 42 signatures away from its target of 600. Ben Moss, who launched the petition, is opposed to the demolition, and wants the building to be used for the benefit of the Bristol community. The petition asks for […]

£2.4m awarded to Bristol Old Vic Theatre

Bristol Old Vic Theatre will benefit from a £2.4m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to carry out major restoration work.  The funding is part of a £48m investment into saving Britain’s most significant heritage sites. The money comes as Bristol Old Vic, the longest continuously running theatre in the UK, celebrates its 250th anniversary. […]

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