Photography Competition - Bristol: A Second Look 2009

July 15th, 2009

Opening exhibition runs between Thursday 16th until Wednesday 22nd July 2009 @ Photographique, Bristol
Competition runs between Wednesday 22nd and Midday Monday 31st August 2009
Finalists’ exhibition and public vote runs between Thursday 10th September and Thursday 1st October 2009 @ Photographique, Bristol

Bristol: A Second Look 2009 is a public photography competition in Bristol encouraging people to think more about their city and how they know it.
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Competition – !!!Win a Fender Guitar!!!

July 12th, 2009

Text BRISTOL to 60300 for your chance to win one of the fantastic new Fender Road Worn guitars worth £800 – a killer aged design aesthetic that conjures up the ghosts of past music lives, paired perfectly with the modern functionality, playability and high quality that players know to expect from Fender.
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Festival Preview - Bristol Wine & Food Fair

July 8th, 2009

Between Friday 10th and Sunday 12th July 2009 @ The Amphitheatre, Bristol

The three-day Bristol Wine & Food Fair is an opportunity for wine and food enthusiasts to sample, enjoy, learn and discover more about the UK’s and world’s fine wine and good food.

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!WIN! – Super Fashionable Dress

July 8th, 2009

Fashion is changing. Consumers are now interested to learn about the ethics behind the fashion industry whilst maintaining a stylish and sophisticated look. With this is mind, the DePLOY fashion solution offers wearers a more ethical way of staying stylish, reducing the need for purchasing an entirely new wardrobe each season; their adaptable garments allow the wearer to customise their outfits to suit their individual lifestyles and tastes.
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!WIN! The Climbing Academy – Indoor Bouldering Bliss

July 6th, 2009

The Climbing Academy’s spirit was born a long time ago, amidst frozen blue ice caves deep in the mountains of Northern Italy and is the brainchild of Paul Twomey and Rich Emerson. Finally, after two years of perseverance, this once far off dream is now a reality - in the form of the biggest bouldering cave in the south west!

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!WIN! – Super Fashionable Earrings!

July 5th, 2009

Leading the way in this season’s trend for statement and chandelier earrings is The Earring Boutique – the UK’s first online shop to specialise in collectable, costume earrings. The Earring Boutique is an online retail outlet selling glamorous and edgy earrings that are made with CRYSTALLIZED™ - Swarovski Elements.

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!!!Summer Festival Scavenger Hunt!!!

June 18th, 2009

SY’s Freshers’ Week Scavenger Hunt was so popular it’s now time to prepare yourself for round two! Divide into equal teams and try to collect as many points as possible by completing these tasks in pursuit of the ultimate summer festival experience! Woop! Woop!


Insist on wearing your straw hat and sunglasses all day, every day, whatever the weather – 40 points

Have messy, drunken sex with a randomer in your tent – 100 points per day you go without washing afterwards
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In Pictures – Grafikea 2009: Bristol Design Festival

June 11th, 2009

Between Friday 5th and Thursday 11th June 2009 @ The Old Firestation, Bristol

“The Grafikea Competition has become my favourite part of the whole festival,” says Bristol Design Festival Director, Neil Ferguson, “It really seems to capture people’s imaginations and everyone who sees them always wants to do their own, myself included!”

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Art Review – Bristol PhotoMarathon 2009

May 27th, 2009

Saturday 16th May 2009 @ Photographique, Bristol
Exhibition running between Friday 22nd and Friday 29th May 2009 @ Southbank Centre, Bristol

The principal of a PhotoMarathon is very simple: just turn up, collect a disposable camera, and then take twenty photos of twenty topics. This city’s first PhotoMarathon was coordinated by the lovely people at Second Look and was completely embraced by the people of Bristol. As I arrived on the Saturday morning of the event, Photographique was already bustling with life and energy as over 100 people flocked to take part. There was a fantastic spectrum of ages and abilities, all eager for the creative challenge.
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10 Days left to submit your Grafikea Table Entry!

May 20th, 2009

As part of…Bristol Design Festival 2009
Friday 5th until Thursday 11th June 2009 @ The Old Firestation, Bristol

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