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Bristol, News, UK

Lighten up: Bristol Light Festival

A ‘Circle of Light’ on Queens Square. Light-up musical swings on College Green (below, left). A flock of bird-like musical instruments in Temple Gardens. A kaleidoscopic mirrored cube afloat in Cabot Circus shopping centre… The second Bristol Light Festival starts today (March 1 – 6) with a free show of […]

Architecture, Bristol, UK

Bristol: the architecture tour – part 2.

Part Two of our Covid-friendly, walking tour of Bristol’s architectural highlights include Europe’s longest terrace (we think), a Victorian engine house, a Greek Revival chapel with a shiny new extension, a giant’s cave (actually two giants) and the city’s oldest building. For more on Bristol landmarks, see Part One.

Bristol Harbour - John King
Bristol, UK

Bristol: the architecture tour

Love architecture or just looking at buildings? Here are some of Bristol’s highlights – a walking tour of the city’s varied architectural landscape combining history with fresh air and social distancing. The list is deliberately random, occasionally obscure and ranging from medieval to modernist and multi-storey carpark.