What’s On in Bristol: Winter Entertainment

What’s On in Bristol: Winter Entertainment  |  Press Release  |  Whether you live near Bristol or are coming from further afar for a break in the West Country, you won’t be disappointed. From scrumptious apple cider to live music and contemporary dining, there’s something for everyone here.


Spend an evening in this beautiful city and enjoy the entertainment it has to offer. You can find hotels in Bristol that suit your budget easily, using online search functions; ensure you make use of any available deals to keep the price as low as possible and within your budget.


Take your pick from some of the best venues in the area. It’s all you need to plan your perfect night out and with a melting pot full of ideas, you can find the best entertainment to suit.




Having recently reunited and recorded a new album, the fabulous alternative rockers, Ben Folds Five embark on a new tour during the autumn and winter and will be playing at the O2 Academy on the 23rd November. If you haven’t got your tickets yet, they are sold out but you can still keep your eyes open for individual sales.


For heavier tones, the Rock Sound Riot Tour arrives at the Academy on the 19th November, starring melodic punk rockers Billy Talent and support.


The underground dance scene couldn’t be stronger with the in: motion events in full swing. From Andy C on the 10th November, Grimes on the 13th and Pete Tong on the 16th to Fatboy Slim in December, plus an epic New Years Eve celebration, anyone into the dance scene shouldn’t miss this.


You won’t hear him on Radio 1’s Breakfast Show anymore but you can hear him at the Academy on the 22nd – none other than the fabulous Chris Moyles.


Don’t miss: Ben Howard (Colston Hall, 5th Nov), Fear of Fiction Festival (Stokes Croft, 10th Nov),Adam Ant (O2 Academy, 16th Nov) and Therapy? (Thekla, 24th Nov)




The amazing progressive talent of Devin Townsend combined with the awesome metal of Fear Factory make their stage appearance at the O2 Academy on the 16th December for what will surely be an incredible gig for metal fans in Bristol.


Alternatively, one third of the N-Dubz trio, Dappy will be live on stage on the 19th, complete with his off-the-wall headwear and mix of grime, rap and hip hop sounds.


To continue the year-long celebration to commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles, The Bootleg Beatles will be performing at Colston Hall on the 5th December. Usually set into five parts, showcasing the various eras of The Beatles, their shows are constantly attended by fans in their hundreds, and this one will be no different.


Indie pop songstress, Ellie Goulding, will be appearing at the O2 Academy on the 7th December ready to bedazzle her fans with tracks from her latest album, Halcyon.


Make your visit to Bristol this winter and enjoy one of these astounding shows on offer. Whether you’re looking for music, comedy or something entirely different, there will be a venue in Bristol presenting what you are hoping to catch.

Published by


Carlos Melia global bespoke Travel Agent, Travel Blogger, Concierge, Hospitality Consultant and Wedding Planner. Member of VIRTUOSO. Has earned, after over 25 years of Mainstream and Gay Travel experience, the mote of "Little Marco Polo". Jetsetter, bon vivant curates the world of luxury travel & lifestyle by experience, one destination at the time. Associated to First in Service Travel and Tzell Travel Network. Founder of LGTNetwork - Luxury Gay Travel Network. Follow, read and share my travel experiences worldwide at www.carlosmelia.com