Creative/Media

Bristol’s legendary DJ Derek to play final outdoor gig at Harbour Festival

July 4, 2013
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Bristol’s legendary DJ Derek to play final outdoor gig at Harbour Festival

Bristol cultural icon DJ Derek is to make his last-ever outdoor performance later this month at the city’s Harbour Festival. A mainstay of the Bristol music scene for decades, the legendary DJ, a former accountant, will headline the music stage in Queen Square on Friday July 26. Derek is...

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Harmsen has designs on expansion following merger with London practice

July 2, 2013
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Harmsen has designs on expansion following merger with London practice

Bristol-based interior design practice and workplace consultancy Harmsen Group has significantly expanded by bringing London practice Tilney Shane into the group. The amalgamation with Tilney Shane will allow Harmsen, established in Bristol nearly 20 years ago, to better service new and existing clients with a wider geographical reach.  Harmsen...

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Bristol gets a buzz as Gromit Unleashed project steams into life

June 28, 2013
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Bristol gets a buzz as Gromit Unleashed project steams into life

Bristol’s innovative and long-awaited Gromit Unleashed project steamed into life today when a train load of the 5ft statues chugged into the city driven by Wallace & Gromit creator Nick Park. The train was greeted with cheers by a crowd of dignitaries, families and the media as it came...

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Bristol’s innovative Gromit Unleashed project on track as first statues arrive in city

June 28, 2013
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Bristol’s innovative Gromit Unleashed project on track as first statues arrive in city

Wallace & Gromit creator Nick Park will have a Grand Day Out in Bristol today as 80 giant Gromit sculptures take up residence at key locations around the city for the Gromit Unleashed project. Nick, pictured, will drive a steam train loaded with some of the 5ft sculptures of...

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Arts centre opens in Bristol’s historic former Assizes building

June 21, 2013
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Arts centre opens in Bristol’s historic former Assizes building

Bristol’s historic Guildhall and Assize Courts building in Broad Street has been given a new lease of life and reopens tomorrow as a new arts centre ahead of being transformed into a luxury hotel next year. The Grade ll listed building, most recently used as a magistrates’ court, was...

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Stars line up to unleash their artistic talents on Bristol’s 80 giant Gromits

June 20, 2013
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Stars line up to unleash their artistic talents on Bristol’s 80 giant Gromits

Musician Jools Holland, actress Joanna Lumley, Britain’s foremost hat designer Philip Treacy and Bristol graffiti artist Inkie have today been named among the final line-up of top-flight artists and celebrities taking part in the city’s ground-breaking charity initiative Gromit Unleashed. With less than two weeks to go before 80...

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Pioneering project to link refugee artists with creative businesses goes live

June 20, 2013
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Pioneering project to link refugee artists with creative businesses goes live

The work of new and emerging artists from refugee backgrounds is to be showcased to West organisations and businesses to explore ways they can be employed on creative projects. The groundbreaking initiative, the result of a link-up between St George’s Bristol and Platforma South West, the arts and refugees...

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Filmmakers link up to launch Bristol venture that puts new talent in the frame

June 20, 2013
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Filmmakers link up to launch Bristol venture that puts new talent in the frame

The former head of broadcast at Bristol-based Aardman Animations, Miles Bullough, and former BBC creative executive Jesse Cleverly have teamed up to launch an entertainment content incubator to help creatives looking for funding and expertise. The pair are calling on emerging and established creators to get in touch with...

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Double delight for Bristol’s M Shed museum as it marks 2nd anniversary

June 18, 2013
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Double delight for Bristol’s M Shed museum as it marks 2nd anniversary

Bristol’s M Shed museum has celebrated the second anniversary of its opening by revealing it has received more than 1.3m visitors over that period – well over twice as many as anticipated.  Since opening in the landmark 1950s transit sheds on Bristol’s historic waterfront, M Shed has been longlisted...

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Expanding London TV post-production group heads to Bristol

June 14, 2013
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Expanding London TV post-production group heads to Bristol

Evolutions, one of London’s largest post-production groups, is to open a TV editing base in Bristol – the latest in a string of media firms to move to the city. The state-of-the-art digital operation on Whiteladies Road, in the heart of the city’s media district and close to the...

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Global writing talent heads to Bristol for major literature festival

June 14, 2013
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Global writing talent heads to Bristol for major literature festival

Businesses are being invited to support a festival that will bring an impressive array of international writing talent to Bristol and Bath later this month.  A dozen of the best writers and performance poets from across the African Diaspora will take part in the Yardstick Festival from June 27 to...

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Innovation Awards will showcase Bristol’s sustainable sector

June 14, 2013
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Innovation Awards will showcase Bristol’s sustainable sector

Bristol’s sustainable businesses will be celebrated in the city’s first awards showcase dedicated solely to innovation. Bristol Business News’ Bristol Innovation Awards include an Innovation in Sustainability category alongside sectors ranging from creativity to bioscience. The awards are staged with Bristol Business News’ recently-launched magazine WestBusinessNews, which will give...

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PA of the Year Awards: The hunt is on for the Best in the West

June 13, 2013
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PA of the Year Awards: The hunt is on for the Best in the West

Following the success of the inaugural South West PA of the Year Awards last year, Bristol Business News and its sister titles including the recently-launched WestBusinessNews magazine, have again teamed up with prestigious Ston Easton Park Hotel, near Bath, to stage the South West PA of the Year Awards...

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