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Great news!

The Spark magazine is to relaunch in Bristol!


Be Part of the Spark's Great News Story

The Spark magazine will soon be back in print, in collaboration with B24/7 magazine: the essential, monthly events and culture guide for Bristol.

The Spark's upbeat editorial has always supported people taking life into their own hands through their health, personal, community and green choices. B24/7 will add a vibrant, new readership to many thousands of loyal Spark readers in Bristol.

B24/7 was created by a group of independent publishers as a CIC (Community Interest Company) to benefit Bristol, so it is an ideal match for The Spark. It's independent editorial style is proving a great success with educated, culturally active people of all ages interested in their city and their world.

Regular Quarterly Spark

The full Spark magazine will publish every three months - distributed with B24/7 to reduce costs - as well as extra copies to reach key traditional Spark sites such as complementary clinics and whole food shops, community centres and markets.


Putting The Spark into B24/7

For the months between quarterly magazines, a branded Spark section in B24/7 will cover local green and health news, services and products.


Distribution

A print-run of 20,000 free copies will be distributed via supermarkets, community centres, venues and independent outlets across Bristol - giving an estimated readership of 70,000.


How you can Get Involved

We'd love to hear from you.

Please send us your news, ideas, adverts (essential fuel for The Spark) and suggestions for the new Spark.

The first Spark Pages will be published in April and the full summer Spark quarterly in May.
* The first Spark Pages is out in April.
* The full Summer Spark Quarterly is out in May.

Please email Ann at: annspark@bristol247.com as soon as possible for a chance to appear in these issues or call Ann on 0117 230 9247

The Spark / B247
Unit 2.4 Paintworks
Bristol, BS4 3EN


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Events for Sunday 1st Mar 2015

Daffodils at the ready


Saint David's Day (Welsh: Dydd Gŵyl Dewi) is the feast day of Saint David, the patron saint of Wales, and falls on 1 March each year. The date of 1 March was chosen in remembrance of the death of Saint David. Tradition holds that he died on that day in 589. The date was declared a national day of celebration within Wales in the 18th century. (info from Wikipedia)

number one for fun

number one for fun

The Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival will feature a stellar line up - check the website for this year’s delights.

http://www.bristoljazzandbluesfest.com

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Events for Monday 2nd Mar 2015

number one for fun

number one for fun

The Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival will feature a stellar line up - check the website for this year’s delights.

http://www.bristoljazzandbluesfest.com

2 march


Tut tut

Howard Carter, the man who discovered Tutankhamun’s tomb, died on Mar 2, 1939.

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Events for Sunday 8th Mar 2015

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International Women’s Day

Thousands of events are held worldwide on March the 8th to celebrate the achievements of women and inspire others.

http://www.internationalwomensday.com

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Events for Monday 9th Mar 2015

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Today is the anniversary of the birth of Vita Sackville-West, the author, poet and gardener best remembered today for her passionate affair with the novelist Virginia Woolf.

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Events for Tuesday 17th Mar 2015

St. Patrick’s Day


Celebrate all things Irish!

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Events for Wednesday 18th Mar 2015

march 18


WW1 poet Wilfred Owen and French film director Luc Besson were both born on March 18, 1892.

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Events for Saturday 21st Mar 2015

21 march


International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

This United Nation’s day aims to remind people that they have a responsibility to combat racial discrimination.

http://www.un.org/en/events/racialdiscriminationday/

21 march


World Poetry Day is an initiative of UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation). The day is about appreciating poetry and supporting poets across the world.

http://www.un.org/en/events/poetryday/

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Events for Sunday 22nd Mar 2015

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22 march

World Water Day

International World Water day focuses on the importance of freshwater and it’s sustainable management.

http://www.unwater.org/worldwaterday/

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Events for Monday 30th Mar 2015

30 march


can you tell what it is yet?

International treasure Rolf Harris celebrates his birthday on 30 March - he was born in 1930.

http://www.rolfharris.com/

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