M Shed ChocolateWho doesn’t love chocolate?! I know everybody does, so mark your calendars for February’s sweetest exhibition at M Shed, which started on February 2nd. It’s an opportunity to find out about the history of this delicious product, find out why is tastes the way it does , what are the biggest chocolate brands and maybe even taste some samples! Entry costs £5, but a special free entry day is offered on the 20th of February.

Venue: M Shed, Harbourside, Prince’s Wharf, Wapping Road, Bristol, BS1 4RN

Give it a yearWe all know February equals Valentine’s Day…so for those of you in a couple (or not!), the film ‘I give it a year’ hits Bristol’s cinemas on February 8th. It’s about ‘a look at the trials and tribulations of a pair of newlyweds during their first year as a married couple’, starring Rose Byrne, Anna Farris and many others. Screenings happen throughout the day and a full price adult ticket costs £8.5 .

Venue: Showcase Cinema de Lux Bristol, Glass House, Cabot Circus, Bristol, BS1 3BX

ChocolatAnother M Shed film screening is taking place exactly on Valentine’s Day at 7pm.’Chocolat’ (2000) is starring Johnny Depp and Juliette Binoche. You can enjoy complimentary truffles and there is also champagne on sale. Treat your chocolate lover to something sweet! Tickets cost £6 and booking is essential.

Venue: M Shed, Harbourside, Prince’s Wharf, Wapping Road, Bristol, BS1 4RN




Chinese New Year2013 is the Year of the Snake. Over the weekend of 9-10 February 2013 M Shed and Bristol Museum and Art Gallery will host an action packed programme of events and activities linked to Chinese New Year, where  traditional Chinese dances, martial arts performances, dragon boats, family trails, singing, arts and craft activities and much more will take place. Entry is free of charge, with the sponsorship of University of the West of England and Event Supporters Bristol China Partnership and University of Bristol.

Venue: M Shed, Harbourside, Prince’s Wharf, Wapping Road, Bristol, BS1 4RN

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1RL

80514_300Francis Boulle and Andy Jordan, from the TV show ‘Made in Chelsea’ are heading to ‘The Bunker’ on February 14th at 10pm for a night filled of fun! Join them and spend Valentine’s Day (or night!) dancing, having fun and posing for photos with the two stars. Guest list entry is currently £4 and tickets can be booked on the venue’s website.

Venue: The Bunker, 78 Queens Road, BS8 1QU Bristol, United Kingdom



UWE Accommodation UWE’s Accommodation Fair is taking place in the Red Bar (Frenchay Campus) on February 5th, between 12pm and 5pm. Head over there if you want to avoid the last minute fuss of looking for a house, or if you’ve already found one and you need some advice from the SU Advice Centre.

Venue: Red Bar, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY



webstartupdrinksUWE Innoventers (Innovation and Enterprise Society) is hosting another one of their StartUp Drinks monthly events on February 19th in the Big Chill Bar, starting at 6:30pm. Entry is free of charge (events can be booked from, so come along for a night of informal drinks, which aims to connect students with professionals from a variety of backgrounds.

Venue: Big Chill Bar, 15 Small St, Bristol, BS1 1DE