Join in with the Bristol campaign to support the city's arts and culture sector at this challenging time.

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New poem created for World Mental Health Day

Bristol poet Shagufta Iqbal has created a new piece as part of our A Poetic City project

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Caleb Parkin - Evan Dawson

Caleb Parkin, Party Poem

City Poet Caleb Parkin's first commission, 'Party Poem'

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City Poet Handover

City Poet handover

Mayor Marvin Rees led a special event marking the end of Vanessa Kisuule's term and welcoming new City Poet Caleb Parkin to the role.

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David Olusoga, Jon Craig

David Olusoga appointed Patron of Festival of Ideas

Public historian, commentator and broadcaster David Olusoga has been appointed Patron of Festival of Ideas, Bristol’s popular programme of discussion and debate

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Writer in Residence

A Poetic City writers in residence announced

Four local writers have been appointed to work in four cultural venues as part of our citywide project celebrating the city’s literary and poetic heritage.

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Festival of the Future City 2019 Day 1 - Evan Dawson

Festival of Ideas moves online

Find out about how to join us for our new online events programme

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