Culture

Top three open air theatres
Summer’s great – we all agree on that. But the thought of sitting in a stuffy theatre when the temperature’s in the 20s can be pretty unappealing, regardless of how refreshing the interval drinks might be. Here’s our favourite venues for enjoying a play when… more >
13th June 2018
Take the Poldark tour of the South West and Wales
With the hit TV series returning to our screens this Sunday, we explore some of the programme’s key locations on the GWR network. more >
9th June 2018
The Great Western music festival guide
With summer comes a whole host of great gatherings, leaving you the difficult task of choosing one (or more!) to attend. With our help, the selection should be a cinch. more >
29th May 2018
How to celebrate Record Store Day UK
One of the biggest annual events in the music calendar is rearing its vinyl head. Celebrate this year's Record Store Day on 21 April with one of 200 independent record shops in the UK, and if you’re keen to browse for vintage records and second-hand CDs, pay a visit to one of our favourite indie music stores. more >
18th April 2018
Win tickets to Bristol’s newest attraction!
Being Brunel on Bristol harbourside offers a fascinating journey into the mind of the pioneering engineer and former GWR employee Isambard Kingdom Brunel – and to celebrate its opening, we’re giving away three pairs of tickets. more >
4th April 2018