This week in Bristol, July 2-8

2 07 2012

Monday & Tuesday: Thanks For The Memories, Bristol Hippodrome
A special show celebrating 100 years of the Hippodrome, featuring songs from lots of musicals, and stories from the theatre’s century.

Monday: Beak> release >>
The second album from Beak>, the other band of Portishead’s Geoff Barrow, with other members having worked with Malakai, Massive Attack and Robert Plant.

Monday: Found Footage Festival, Watershed
A showcase of odd videos found in thrift shops and garage sales across North America, hosted by Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (Late Show with David Letterman).

Tuesday: Bristol Good Food Awards
The awards with almost as many categories as the Grammys will honour the best of Bristol’s food scene, with the ceremony taking place at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery.

Wednesday: Bristol Independents Day
Celebrate July 4 by shopping or eating out on at one of Bristol’s many independent shops, market stalls, cafés, pubs and restaurants. Keep your receipt to win a prize.

Wednesday: Rhys Darby, Colston Hall
Better known as Murray from New Zealand hit comedy Flight of the Conchords, Darby presents a new standup show to accompany his first novel, This Way to Spaceship.

Thursday-Saturday: Much Ado About Wenlock, Tobacco Factory Theatre
Vamos Theatre, in association with The Everyman in Cheltenham, presents its new production, “a play about health, sports, a reforming doctor and a runaway chicken!”

Friday: Concert on the Close, Clifton College
Celebrating the school’s 150th birthday with headliner Jocelyn Brown, culminating in a spectacular light show directed by Beyoncé tour producer Chris Hunt.

Saturday: Gurt Gasworks Summer Concert, Colston Hall
The Gurt Lush and Gasworks Choirs join forces “with extreme acappella eclecticism”, performing both separately and together, raising money for St Peter’s Hospice.

Sunday: What the Frock, The Lanes
Wrapping up a weekend of Bristol Ladyfest events and featuring five female comedians including double act O’Shea & Ogilvie, Elf Lyons and Zahra Barri.



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