City events

If ever there was a city with a story to tell, it’s Bristol. Enveloped in the hills of South West England, Bristol has its own unmistakable identity, carved out by passionate locals and spirited fans.

Visit Bristol

Discover things to do in Bristol born out of the city’s centuries-old heritage and irrepressible creative spirit.

Float over historic landmarks in a beautiful balloon, seek out world-class street art and follow the sound of live music flowing into cobbled streets.

Bristol Festival of Ideas

Find out what’s on at the Bristol Festival of Ideas.

The University of Bristol is a proud sponsor of the Bristol Festival of Ideas which aims to stimulate people’s minds and passions with an inspiring programme of discussion and debate throughout the year.

It runs year-round delivering over 100 events across the city.

Students and staff members of the University of Bristol are eligible for partner rates at their events. Just select that option at the time of booking to take advantage of the discounted ticket price.

Please note there are a limited number of partner rate tickets available for each event so early booking is advised. No refunds/ exchanges are possible for tickets already purchased at the higher price.

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