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Poetry Evening With Tjawangwa Dema and Vanessa Kisuule

18 October // Anson Rooms Bar

Join us for a night of poetry celebrating Black art with Bristol based poets Tjawanga Dema and Vanessa Kisuule. 

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Afrika Eye Presents: Rafiki Screening and Post-film Discussion

21 October // Winston Theatre

Join Afrika Eye and the BME Network for an internationally award winning film. Set in Nairobi, Rafiki is a blossoming romance between two young women despite raising tensions around homophobia and criminalisation in Kenya. 

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25 October // Anson Rooms

Crosstown Concerts presents the return or Turnover plus Munya.

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26 October // Anson Rooms

Chromatics is hitting the road for the first time in over five years. The group is bringing label mates Desire and Double Mixte for the Double Exposure Tour.

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Being Black and Politcally Active: Desmond Brown, Asher Craig and Bristol Representatives

29 October // Anson Rooms

With a focus on the city of Bristol, join panellists in discussing politics, activism, and taking up space in political spheres as a Black individual. 

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Pan African Festival

30 October // Anson Rooms

Join Bristol SU and all of the fantastic groups that have been involved in planning Black History Month in celebrating the end of a successful campaign, with food, fashion, performance and speeches. 

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Proper Jokes Comedy Club: November

1 November // Anson Rooms Bar

After a sell out Welcome Week show, we’re bringing back Proper Jokes Comedy Club for another night of cracking stand up with Grainne Maguire, Nigel Ng and Morgan Rees.

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Palace + Special Guests

2 November // Anson Rooms

With the release of their sublime second albumn on the horizon (12th July) Palace are setting out on an Autumn tour with a stop here at the Anson Rooms. 

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European Outdoor Film Tour

03 November // Anson Rooms

No Script. No Actors. No Special Effects. This Is Real! The great outdoors packed into 120 minutes. The European Outdoor Film Tour (E.O.F.T.) 19/20 makes the hearts of open-air enthusiasts beat faster and is an inviting and exciting distraction from everyday life.

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Dan Cruickshank: A History of Architecture in 100 Buildings

14 November // Anson Rooms

Dan Cruickshank explores the most inspirational and characterful creations in world architecture in that unique, gently eccentric and donnish manner which has endeared him to millions on TV.

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Rock n Rumble

15 November // Anson Rooms

In Autumn 2017 Rock n Rumble will make it's raucous return! A challenge like no other. Seven weeks of professional training culminating in a live event. Overflowing with energy, here ensues a battle of Goodies vs. Baddies.

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Hawkwind: 50th Anniversary Tour

19 November // Anson Rooms

Hawkwind have announced a 50th Anniversary tour to accompany their concert at the world famous Royal Albert Hall, London in November. The legendary pioneers of space rock will be performing across the UK in celebration of half a century of their musical journey so far.

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From The Jam: Setting Sons 40th Anniversary Tour

29 November // Anson Rooms

From the Jam will tour their 4th studio album ‘Setting Sons’. The critically acclaimed album became a soaring commercial success, earning them their first top ten hit single - 'The Eton Rifles'.

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Ardal O'Hanlon: The Showing Off Must Go On 

06 December // Anson Rooms

Ardal O’Hanlon, star of Death in Paradise, Father Ted, and My Hero (BBC), continues to tour his acclaimed stand-up shows worldwide. Because he loves it. And it’s a compulsion. And the world is a funny place.

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08 Feb // Anson Rooms

Dutch symphonic rockers Delain have been releasing and performing their signature catchy melodic metal sound worldwide for over a decade now. The band is currently working on the follow up to their chart hitting Moonbathers, due 2019, and proving themselves to be one of the most productive bands in the game - Delain are now announcing an exciting new release date late 2018!

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Miz Cracker's American Woman

09 Feb // Anson Rooms

Miz Cracker is coming back to EUROPE after her last sellout tour with her brand new one woman show, AMERICAN WOMAN! Coming to Bristol on the 9th February 2020.

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Hot Boogie Chillun

25 April // Anson Rooms

This will be a night full of raw, undiluted Rock 'n' Roll & Rockabilly, letting you rock out and go crazy on the dance floor! 

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Si Cranstoun and Rebel Dean

27 June// Anson Rooms

Get ready for a night of pure, undiluted Rock’n’Roll with two of Britain's greatest retro Rock'n'Roll acts + The Tone Stars for support. 

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