Best of Bristol Tweeters
Next time you need to see an awesome photo of the bridge, find out if that new restaurant on Chandos Road isn’t up to scratch, or just need a good laugh then this should help.
— NeilJamesB (@NeilJamesB) October 19, 2014
A non stop wealth of Bristol information. Chuck them a mention about Bristol and it will almost certainly be RT’d.
Bristol’s best instagram network. Spruce up the amount of sexy Bristol photos in your feed by giving these guys a follow.
The founder of @igersBristol. Takes awesome photos of Bristol with a lot of them featuring all the colours of the rainbow.
Fantastic pizza place in a few locations in Bristol. What makes them worthy of a follow though? The constant pizza giveaways!
— Pizzarova (@pizzarova) February 10, 2017
Straight from the very popular Bristol app. They’ve recently started doing some incredible video content and offering great competitions on Twitter.
Want to win £110 to spend at these amazing independent venues at Wapping Wharf? Enter by RT & Liking this video – winners announced Mon pic.twitter.com/Lm6AShO6A8
— Wriggle Bristol (@Wriggle_Bristol) February 8, 2017
Merry Christmas from Bristol.I hope everyones having an awesome day! Bring on the christmas pudding and brandy butter. pic.twitter.com/WW6NgqvR0q
— Jim Cossey (@jimcossey) December 25, 2016
Infamous Bristol historian, shares classic photos and videos of Bristol like this:
The Apple Tree, Philip Street, Bedminster 1968 https://t.co/JVt5aYgE10
— Paul Townsend (@brizzlebuff) February 13, 2015
— Shonette (@Shonette) January 31, 2017
Another Bristol foodie… and drinky. Natalie is out a lot in Bristol and is worth following to see what awesome place she pops up in next.
— Natalie Brereton (@NatalieBrereton) January 16, 2017
Knows loads and loads about the Bristol food and drink scene. Funny gal to.
— Dan Izzard (@SimpleLampoon) February 6, 2017
If you frequent Gloucester Road, you need to follow this account. Provider of all things Gloucester Road.
Award winning mummy blogger. If you’ve got a kid and like to breast feed, you’d be mad not to follow her.
A very good Bristol blogger who you’ll find across a host of sites. Writes some pretty good stuff about the Bristol food scene as well.
Showcasing the best of artists & makers. If you like making stuff then they’re for you.
— Made In Bristol (@madeinbristol) February 19, 2015
Probably the most famous food reviewer of all in Bristol. Been doing it for yonks now.
Editor of Bristol 24/7. Unsurprisingly, views are similar to Bristol 24/7.
Tweets made better if read out loud in Sam FM’s voice.
Awesome writer about things going on Bristol. Certainly knows a thing or two about Bristol’s food scene as well.
— Chris Callaghan (@cjcallaghan) February 10, 2017
Bristol blogger, news related. Bit of a leftie.
Your source for all things happening on Whiteladies Road.
Anything & everything sport related in Bristol.
A network of bloggers in Bristol, worth following to find some of the latest rumblings from Bristol’s well developed blogging network.
Go to source for all of the awesome things going on within one of Bristol’s best food and drink areas.
— Wapping Wharf (@WappingWharfBS1) February 11, 2017
Awesome source for all things food related in Bristol… and also Cardiff.
Larger than life Bristol DJ who’s now made it pretty big. Also recently did an awesome Boiler Room set live in a Bristol chip shop:
— BOILER ROOM (@boilerroomtv) February 13, 2015
Provides people powered news. Mention @welovebristol for an RT.
So much food porn from the tasty city centre food market.
A great source for all things vegan in Bristol.
Writes really awesome reviews of Bristol food and drink establishments.
— Grace (@GirlinBristol) February 7, 2017
Bristol’s go to guide for tourism. Lots of epic deals across Bristol.
Always good for breaking news.
Takes absolutely fantastic photos of Bristol.
— Colin Moody (@MoodyColin) February 9, 2017
Fantastic Bristol food and drink blogger. Also has one of the best twitter handles n the list.
An online platform that trades in karma. Ask for help on their network and help others whenever you can. Check it out!
— Helpfulpeeps (@Helpfulpeeps) January 27, 2017
Posts loads of great things about Bristol’s food and drink scene.
All about great Bristol independent traders. We’ve got a lot of them here don’t you know.
Community page with lots of information about stuff going down in Bristol.
One stop shop for all of Bristol’s awesome food and drink events. Also runs Bingo Wings, if you’ve never heard of it….hurry up and check it out.
— Foozie Bristol (@FoozieBristol) February 8, 2017
One of Bristol’s best magazines. Lot’s of great stuff about what’s going on in Bristol here.
A platform for Bristol’s independent businesses. Worth checking out for some of the great events they run.
Another fantastic Bristol foodie. There’s really so many in Bristol..
— Olivia Bennett (@OliviaLovesF00d) February 5, 2017
Remember the Bristol pound? It’s still going you know. Give them a follow and find some more of the many places where you can spend our local currency.
The best source for all things Bedminster.
Another great source for Bristol’s latest openings.
— Polly Akielan (@PollyAkielan) February 9, 2017
Brilliant Bristol photographer who’s now touring elsewhere. Check out her 10 amazing photos Bristol.
Regular updates about what is on Bristol. From places to eat to things to do with kids.
Welcome to the Bristol Bad Film Club. They put on events with films so bad they’re good around Bristol. Run by Timon Singh, who also runs Bristol Sunset Cinema.
Similar to above but Bristol sunset actually put on good films in Bristol.
Seems to know a fair bit about what’s going on in Bristol. Fabulous hair to.
— Meg Pope (@meg_pope) February 2, 2017
Doing an awesome job promoting some of the best bits of Bristol’s graffiti scene.
Possibly Bristol’s best market for everything from food to nik nacks.
Covers lots of the goings on within Bristol. A very good writer.
A very awesome cafe in the bear pit and great for seeing how they’re trying their best to improve it.
Lot’s of stuff about what’s going down in Bristol. Give them a cheeky tag and they’ll more than likely RT you.
Editor of crumbs magazine. Lot’s of food porn here.
— Jessica Carter (@jesscarter_) February 2, 2017
If you want to find an event and or piece of entertainment in Bristol, 365 Bristol will probably have it.
A brilliant Bristol blogger who writes about everything from lifestyle, travel and you guessed it – food!
Current mayor of Bristol. Could do with being a bit more exciting on social media though.
Former mayor of Bristol. Slightly rebranded now as ‘people and cities’.
For a radio company, BBC Radio Bristol’s social media is pretty darn good.
Works for BBC Radio Bristol and does some awesome musings.
Yeah that’s us. We’re not that bad either.
Love this DJ Derek memorial ❤ pic.twitter.com/W3GtpqC1fZ
— Best of Bristol (@BristolBestof) February 7, 2017
Have we missed and of your favourites? Be sure to complain to us on Twitter @bristolbestof and we may just add them in.
The 20 Best Bristol Street Art Pieces Of 2017
Best Bristol Street Art
It’s been another great year for the local street art scene. Here’s a list of some of the best art from 2017, some of it is still there to view and some has been replaced; all part of the natural evolution of the art form. We were treated to another stellar Upfest festival which is the biggest in Europe and in my opinion the best. Anyway, here is the list. Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram (@streetartbristol) for many more photos from this year and fresh work as we make our way into 2018. Happy new year!
1. Paul Monsters (@paulmonsters) & Copyright (@copyrightart)
2. 3dom (@3dom22)
3. Liz C Illustration (@lizc_illustration)
4. Irony (@whoamirony) & Boe (@placee_boe)
5. Kobra (@kobrastreetart)
6. Voyder (@voyder) & 3dom (@3dom22)
7. Woskerski (@woskerski)
8. Kristx (@kristx_)
9. Aspire (@aspireartwork) & D7606 (@d7606)
10. N4T4 (@n_4_t_4)
11. Dzia (@dzia)
12. Andrew Burns Colwill (@andrewburnscolwill
13. Lemak (@lemak_art)
14. Si2 (@hull_graffiti)
15. Melike Painting (@melikepainting) & Nino Viegas (@nunovviegas)
16. Bex Glover (@bexgloverart)
17. Unknown Artist
18. Cheo (@cheograff)
19. Louis Masai (@louismasai)
20. Angus (@angusart85)
Bristol’s Hidden Street Art Part 1
Hidden street in Bristol: Shop Shutters
I used to think I kept fully up to speed with the urban art scene in Bristol and knew the majority of locations to find anything of interest. Then one day I went for my usual wander around Bedminster and realised this wasn’t totally the case. This did happen to be 8 o’clock on a Saturday morning so more importantly what the hell was I doing up and out at that time?! This was during the week before Upfest 2017 so I wanted to make sure I had photos of all the pieces soon to be lost.
All along North Street was art I hadn’t seen before; on shop shutters! I probably had seen a couple of them on a previous weekend wander but there were maybe 6 or 7 completely new to me, some more classical graffiti and some more so ‘street art’ by brilliant artists. This started a quest to walk around my usual graff/art spots of the city on weekends or after closing times to see what other art was waiting for me. Here’s is some of what I found.
1. Andy Council (@andycouncil) – North Street, Bedminster
2. Dan Leo (@danleodesign) – Stokes Croft
3. Sled One (@sledone) & Smak (@smaktown) – Moon Street, Stokes Croft
4. Ok so this one isn’t a shop shutter but still deserves a shout. By 3dom (@3dom22) in Brislington/St Annes
5. Alex Lucas aka Lucas Antics (@lucas_antics) at Stokes Croft Vintage Market
Alex has done more recent shutters on North Street that I don’t have a photo of (yet!) but it’s white butterflies on black background, go find it and tag your Instagram photo with #streetartbristol 👍🏻
6. Mayflower Chinese Restaurant near bus station, artist unknown
7. Mr Impossible by Loch Ness (@lochnessart) on North Street
8. Jamaican Diner, North Street. Artist unknown
9. One of my favourites on North Street is this one by Copyright (@copyrightart)
10. Lokey (@lokey_bristol) at North Street Standard
11. The Bollywood Beauty Lounge on North Street
12. Tamrakar on North Street
13. SHAB (@s.h.a.b) at North Street Standard
14. A few doors away from Hamilton House in Stokes Croft
15. Dons Car Wash painted by Sepr (@sepr) in St Pauls
16. Another from Stokes Croft
17. Pete’s Barbers, West Street, Bedminster
18. Vandal by Nick Walker (@nickwalker_art) on St George’s Road
19. Another Mr Men & Little Miss themed shutter from Upfest 2016
20. Bird is the word, one on North Street…for a change 😏
That’s it for this article, part two of the list will be coming your way in the near future. If you enjoyed this please come and follow us on Instagram and tag your Bristol street art pics with our hashtag. Thanks for reading.
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Bristol Pub Quizzes
It’s time for a good old fashioned Bristol pub quiz
There are endless places where you can find some good Bristol pub quizzes. Fridays and Saturdays are unlikely but here are loads of places Sunday – Thursday.
Monday Bristol Pub Quizzes
- The Flyer at 8pm on Gloucester Road
- The Lounge at 8pm on North Street
- The Shakespeare at 8pm in Redland
- Golden Lion music quiz at 8.30pm on Gloucester Road
- The Wellington at 8.30pm on Gloucester Road
Tuesday Bristol Pub Quizzes
- The Brass Pig at 9pm in Clifton
- The Bristol Ram at 7.30pm on Park Street
- Victoria Park at 8pm in Bedminster
- Mother’s Ruin at 9pm in the centre
- Bag of Nails at 8pm in Hotwells
- The Famous Royal Navy Volunteer at 7.30pm on Kings Street
Wednesday Bristol Pub Quizzes
- Crack Magazine Music Quiz at 9pm on the Christmas Steps
- Duke of York at 8pm in St. Werburghs
- The Cadbury at 8pm in Montpellier
Thursday Bristol Pub Quizzes
- The Hare on the Hill at 8pm in Kingsdown
- The Ship Inn at 8.30pm on Park Row
- The Red Lion at 9pm on Whitehall Road, St George/Easton/Redfield. BS5.
Sunday Bristol Pub Quizzes
- The Spotted Cow at 8pm in Fishponds
- The Anchor at 8pm on Gloucester Road
- Old Market Tavern Pride Quiz (first Sunday of each Month) in Old Market
Blankety Quiz – Found across Bristol and voted the best pub quiz in Bristol
Got any that we’ve missed? Pop them in the comments below.
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