Bristol city life
Bristol is certainly a city in which you will not get bored. Bristol has a vibrant social and cultural life, with so many things to offer, that anyone can find something pleasant to do or see. Bristol’s important cultural buildings include: Theatre Royal – the oldest continuously-operating theatre in England, the Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery, M Shed Museum, the Tudor Red Lodge, the Georgian House and Blaise Castle House, The Watershed Media Centre and Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol Science Centre, and Clifton Suspension Bridge.
You can take long walks in the numerous parks; Ashton Court Estate, Leigh Woods, Oldbury Court-are just to name a few.
Bristol is also a great place for sports fans, as you can watch football or rugby games, track racing, motor racing and cricket events. Bristol is also home to a famous UK Hippodrome.
The city has many venues for live music and hosts a widespread range of festivals throughout the year. The most significant include: St Paul´s Carnival, Bristol Balloon Fiesta, Bristol Open Doors Day or Bristol Harbour Festival.
For shopping, check Broadmead, the best shopping area and then you can relax in one of the numerous pubs.
Do a Bristol Ferry Boat trip, a good way of getting around as well as seeing a lot of interesting sights.
International atmosphere in Bristol
Bristol has a strong cultural heritage and a mix of communities. The largest ethnic population includes Irish, Indian, Chinese, Arabs and Eastern European populations.
Bristol is a good place for business and appealing for foreigner investors, as workforce skills and business survival are above the UK average. The city has an active business community and support and targets business development projects in order to sustain the local economy.
Bristol has a maritime climate and is one of the warmest cities in the UK. During the winter frequent frosts occur with occasionally snowfalls from early November to late April. Summers are warm and drier, with variable sunshine, rain and clouds, and spring weather is mostly unstable, with sudden changes.