You might spend your first few months here struggling to understand the locals, but after a while you’ll find yourself using “mi luvver” with every other sentence, and “cheers drive!” when you’re getting off the bus. Bristol has some of the WORST hills you’ll ever have to tackle in your life (looking at you Park St.) But that also means that it has the absolutely BEST views. […]
The Observatory’s very own Shaun the Sheep has been settling into his new pen this week and enjoying the baaa-eautiful weather as the Shaun in the City trail gets under way around Bristol.
The Shaun’s arrived in style last week, coming over the suspension bridge on a tractor driven by Nick Park, creator of Shaun the Sheep and Wallace and Gromit, to take their long awaited places around the city. […]
FLASHH, AHAAAAAA!!! Just in time to celebrate the iconic film’s 35th anniversary (yes, it’s really been that long) Flash Gordon is landing at the Observatory hosted by Bristol Sunset Cinema on the 26th September for an outdoor screening of this lycra filled, cheesy-in-a-good-way classic. In case you (somehow) haven’t heard or seen the story of […]
To explore… Shaun in the City: 6th July – 31st August Here at the Clifton Observatory we’re very excited to announce that we’ll be having a familiar face join us in the coming weeks. As part of the ‘baa-rilliant’ new charity arts trail which will be hitting the streets of Bristol this summer, Shaun the […]
The cashless taxi service Uber, which originated in Silicon Valley San Francisco, has arrived in Bristol making it the first city in the South West to gain the service. The app allows users to order cabs from their exact location, and watch in real time as their driver moves across the city to pick them […]
Lloyd Williams of Roderick Thomas has described his favourite summer sight in the April edition of Clifton Life as watching the balloons over the city from the Clifton Observatory. Whilst Lloyd’s partial to a Solero we’re personally big fans of the classic Feast ice-cream! Be sure to join us this summer where we can […]