After years of neglect, Bristol's historic quarter is set for big things. Georgina Guthrie takes us on a tour of one of Bristol's thriving districts, and uncovers a wealth of brilliant places just a stone's throw from the city centre. 

Welcome to Old Market, one of Bristol’s fastest-changing districts. For now, the main scene is a mere strip of shops and bars that has enjoyed a cultural renaissance over the past couple of years. With more places popping up in disused spaces every week, Old Market is officially a thriving hotspot of culture. Wander down West Street and discover a wealth of quirky coffee shops, brilliant bars with live entertainment, superb LGBT-friendly venues, and contemporary art galleries showcasing something a little different.