Some of Britain's best-known comedy actors are in Bristol to celebrate slapstick.
Victoria Wood, Stephen Fry and The Goodies will talk about the greats including Charlie Chaplin, Laurel and Hardy and Buster Keaton.
The festival, which is now in its 11th year, starts today and runs until Sunday 25 January.
The TV adaptation of Dame Hilary Mantel's famous novel 'Wolf Hall' begins tonight.
It tells the story of the lawyer Thomas Cromwell's rise to power during the reign of Henry the Eighth. Many West Country locations and buildings were used for the sets, including the actual Wolf Hall.
Robert Murphy has been exploring these historical gems.
The artist behind Bristol's "Park & Slide" has a new project; he's taken pianos to city streets around the world.Read the full story ›
Paloma Faith has announced she will play a gig in Gloucestershire as part of a summer Forest Live tour.
The singer/songwriter will perform at Westonbirt Arboretum near Tetbury on Friday June 19 as part of the Forestry Commission’s outdoor concert series.
I am so excited to do the forest tour. I did it before and had such a wonderful time. We are very lucky in Britain to have such a beautiful and diverse landscape and I am excited to play for you there again. See you all in the summer.
Forest Live is an independent programme organised by the Forestry Commission to bring forests to new audiences.
Tickets go on sale from 9.00am on Friday 23 January.
A one-off special of hit crime drama Sherlock is being filmed in Bristol today. Here are a few shots on-location at Arnos Grove Cemetery.Read the full story ›
One of the world's most successful theatre productions premiered at the Bristol Hippodrome last night.
War Horse is the story of Joey the horse and his young owner Albert - separated during the first World War. The puppetry in the show has dazzled audiences across the world, and now people in the West have the chance to see what all the fuss is about.
This afternoon, Kylie Pentelow met the writer Michael Morpurgo and some of the actors, ahead of the opening performance:
A plaque commemorating boy band One Direction's visit to Clevedon Pier has had to be moved because of over-zealous fans.Read the full story ›
A member of One Direction was spotted in Bristol last night, watching Bristol City beat the Doncaster Rovers 2-0.
Fans started posting tweeting pictures of Louis Tomlinson from Ashton Gate. The singer is a keen supporter of Doncanster, but had to watch his team lose out to Bristol City, who secured a place in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
The hugely successful theatre production of War Horse opens at Bristol Hippodrome tonight.
The production has been seen by more than 6 million people worldwide since its premiere in 2007. It is based on Michael Morpurgo's best-selling novel about a young boy and his beloved horse fighting in the First World War.
A new play opens in Bristol tomorrow telling the 150 year history of the Clifton Suspension Bridge through music, drama and circus skills.Read the full story ›