This week in Bristol, September 10-16

10 09 2012

Monday: Red Baraat, St George’s
New York nine-piece marching band Red Baraat are Bollywood vs Bradford, playing “dhol ‘n’ brass”, mixing  Punjabi bhangra rhythms with Latin and jazz.

Monday: Food quiz, Star & Dove
The Totterdown pub with a reputation for fine food hosts a food quiz by Bristol Bites, the website that claims to be “the definitive guide to all things food and drink in Bristol”.

Monday to Sunday: The Six Wives of Henry VIII, various venues
The show originally made with Bristol Ferment tours all this week across North Somerset from Backwell to Winscombe in association with Theatre Orchard Project.

Tuesday to Saturday: Aftercare, Alma Tavern Theatre
The new play from Bristol writer Steve Lambert “explores a hidden landscape of eroticism” as three 30-somethings forge an obsessive triangle “on darker side of sex”.

Tuesday – September 22: Before It Rains, Bristol Old Vic
Set in a rough Cardiff housing estate, this co-production with Cardiff’s Sherman Cymru is described as “a tale of parenthood, protection and provocation”.

Wednesday: Kaleidoscope, Colston Hall foyer
An exploratory jazz threesome with an unusual line-up of bass, sax and vocals take to the stage in the Colston Hall’s foyer space for a free after-work 6pm performance.

Thursday: Karin Park, Louisiana
Supported by the likes of Zane Lowe, Norway’s Karin Park combines electronica, industrial, dubstep and synth pop with a voice ranging from Emiliana Torrini to Bjork.

Friday: Indie Fashion Show, Folk House
Showcasing original clothing from independent boutiques, raising money for charity Labour Behind the Label and hopefully being the first of similar events.

Saturday: TEDx, M Shed
Following the inaugural event last year, TEDx returns with the theme of FutureShock, featuring speakers sharing ideas about change and the future of Bristol.

Sunday: Bristol Cocktail Week Awards, Milk Thistle
Bringing Bristol Cocktail Week to a close is an awards ceremony celebrating Bristol’s best bars and bartenders, with prizes in a range of categories.



One response

10 09 2012

yeah definitely going to go and see Henry VIII’s wives, I’ve heard it’s hilarious!!

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