Bristol News

Bristol Bear Bar Holds Coronation Cabaret

In Bristol, the city from which "ShoutOut" is broadcast each week, the Bear Bar in the heart of the City's Gay Village of Old Market, is celebrating the extra long Bank Holiday weekend with a Coronation Cabaret evening.  Hosted by Miss Beaver, the evening of entertainment from seven o'clock features cabaret from drag icon Miss Jam Tart and a club DJ set from DJ Daddi who broadcasts on South Bristol's community radio station BASE Radio, another one of the family of radio stations that transmits our programme

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Bristol Magazine Looks at Changing Gay Scene

Bristol independent newspaper B247 has published its spring edition.  The LGBTQIA pages include a look at the changing face of the city’s Old Market area, some twenty five years after it became known as the “Gay Village” of the West Country.  Considerations include the growth of residential housi

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Bristol Store Welcomes Gay Novelist in April

In events news, Bristol’s acclaimed independent bookstore Storysmith on North Street is welcoming author Douglas Stuart to the Station Centre on Silver Street on Tuesday 18th April.  Douglas has written several must read gay novels, the most recent being “Young Mungo”, charting the love between t

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Consternation at Religious Graffiti in City

Atheist campaigners in the city of Bristol have been alert to a campaign of illegal flyposting being carried out by a Christian fundamentalist.  Across the city public property has been defaced with stickers, posters and graffiti telling people to “repent”.  Although there is nothing speficially

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Sappho Event for LBT+ Women is On Top Form

Independent newspaper B247 in Bristol reports that Sappho Events came to the city in late January with a non-alcoholic event hosted at workers’ co-operative vegan café, Café Kino on Stokes Croft.

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The South Bristol Voice community newsmagazine publishes an update from the city’s Southville Centre on Beauley Road.  The centre, which has recently become an officially accredited “warm community


Bristol Local TV Channel met up with various members of the public this week, asking them of good venues to visit if they were a “fresher” student coming to the city for the first time.


LGBTQIA+ positive businesses are represented at Bristol’s Bear Pit Market that takes place on Sunday 9th October.


Specially aimed at the city’s new intake of students, The Sharpie Party is back at Bristol’s oldest gay venue the Queenshilling on Saturday October 1st.   They supply the T-Shirts and pens, you jus


“ShoutOut” and its home station B.C.F.M. and the wider family of community radio stations throughout the UK, are saddened to report the loss of one of B.C.F.M.’s engineers, Mr Mike Edney.

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