Film star Cary Grant was born Archibald Alexander Leach on Jan. 18, 1904, in Horfield, Bristol, England. As a youngster he became involved in the theater, leaving his troubled childhood behind at age 13 to join a traveling acrobatics and dance troupe.
In fact, so exacting are her standards that she decided to launch her own business to provide a tastier alterative to supermarket brands. Just sixteen years old and still at school, she now runs the Leafy Tea Company - and is in the running for the award of Young Entrepreneur of the year at the Bristol Post and Bath Chronicle Women of the year awards 2017.
ASSEMBLE: Last seen as part of the 2014 Sydney Festival, Ockham's Razor returns with their newest creation that has drawn critical acclaim from Europe. Spectators will be left on the edge of their seats when Sydney Festival's Tipping Point arabesques its way into Parramatta's Spaghetti Circus Big Top.
By day they are some of the Bristol area's most popular parks, picnicking spots and places to start a walk. Lay-bys, car parks and even railway stations appear on a list of 29 sites compiled by website Swinging Heaven.
This is a video of the Rube Goldberg style billiard shot set up and executed by the folks at the Allstars Sports Bar in Bristol, England. It took eleven hours to arrange and test, and two minutes to run its course from beginning to end.
Theresa May made one of the biggest speeches given by a British Prime Minister in modern times, as she outlined her plan for Brexit. The Prime Minister and the Tories may have been hinting at it for months but Mrs May confirmed that, when she begins her negotiations with the European Union, her aim will be to take the United Kingdom out of the single market.
The first crash happened on a confusing roundabout of the new South Bristol Link Road - just yards from an official opening ceremony involving a Government minister. At the very moment transport minister Andrew Jones performed a symbolic opening of the new road, there was a potentially dangerous crash between a Land Rover and a tipper truck just yards away at the new Lime Kiln roundabout with the A38.
A couple weeks ago, the sheriff of Bristol County got a lot of attention when he offered to send some of the inmates in his care to help build a wall along the Mexican border. The idea was preposterous, impractical and highly politicized, so of course it got a lot of publicity, generating all sorts of heat and very little light.
Bizarrely, the poll also found the Scots are the most preferable to watching movies in their pants than anywhere else in the UK. The survey of 2,000 consumers, conducted by Censuswide in association with Sony Movie Channel, revealed that Brits watch an average of 104 movies per year, making the total number of movies watched in the UK on an average year over five billion.
The reason people connect the West Country accents with pirates is not entirely down to Bristol's rich maritime history Our city has a rich maritime history littered with tales of pirates, most notably the notorious seafarer Blackbeard, supposedly born here in the 1600s. But that's not thought to be the reason reincarnations of the pirate talk Bristolian - nor why International Talk Like a Pirate Day, every September 19, has flocks of people worldwide growling with a West Country twang.