What’s On Southwest Magazine Est: 1996

Your Essential Guide To What’s On & Where.

About Us

What’s On Southwest is a regional multimedia company that covers and serves the Southwest of England. What’s On Southwest was established 1996.  We are time served, well established media company specialising in online and print advertising.  What’s On Southwest features all the essential information on Lifestyle, Entertainment, Live Music, Tourist Attractions, Dining Out, Nightlife, Events and the largest circulating What’s On & Events Guide in the Southwest of England.  What’s On Southwest is targeted online and distributed directly into the hands of readers who are most likely to benefit from the content and the exclusives that our advertisers have to offer – in print and online.

We have the most comprehensive Live Music & What’s On Events guide in the Southwest featuring Top Family Attractions & Great days out, the best in International & local live music, concerts, comedy and family fun days out. We also have all the local and regional live music dates for live music venues in & around the region.  We circulate our theatre shows, live music listings and what’s on events guide to many other forms of media, including local newspapers, radio stations, Facebook and social networking sites. We always go that extra mile to make sure that our advertisers and sponsors get the best possible service and the widest coverage and reach to their target audience and get a great response. We are the only media company that provides these services.

You can book tickets through us in association with Ticket Zone on here for all major UK tours, concerts and shows. Click on the link at the top where you will find essential information for the shows currently on sale. Not just regionally but the whole of the UK. All out features and advertisers have more essential information online, to complement the magazine.

If you would like to advertise with us online or in the next edition of the magazine, please use the contact info. Please send us all your press releases for upcoming events & shows, or anything going on you think we should know about.

We have over 1500 dedicated distribution outlets within the Southwest region including: The Southwest corridor, Bristol, Exeter, Teignbridge, Plymouth, The South Hams, The English Riviera & the entire Region. The magazine is highly sort after and goes extremely quick on distribution.  Our distribution outlets include all advertisers, Tourist Attractions, Live Music, Entertainment Venues, Theatres, Leisure Centres, Shops, Concert Halls, Restaurants, Tourist Information Centres, Shopping Centres, Public Houses, Nightclubs, Gymnasiums, Health and Beauty and many more outlets. We have a detailed distribution list on our website with outlets being added weekly.  We appeal to all ages and the magazine has been the most popular publication of its kind. We have remained un-rivalled ever since the creation of What’s on Southwest in October 1996. The magazine contains many exclusives online with up to date minute information about events, festivals, exhibitions and shows which are taking place across the Southwest.

We take great pride in the fact that the business has continued consistently to host the largest number of clients and advertisers than any other publication in print and online in the Southwest. We have gone through two recessions and the pandemic. Our reputation is solid and consistent with our advertisers and readers. As with every year we have seen substantial growth with the magazine in print and online, as we continue to grow in popularity, circulation and readership.   When you place an advert with us you are making an investment and it is our job to make sure you get a return on that investment. We take this with great responsibility to produce and maintain the only number regional media company for residents and visitors that we get to the Southwest region.

We use online technology wisely to go that extra mile for our clients and readers. Our official Facebook social media sites have over 80 thousand subscribers. Our official web site has a readership of over two million readers a year.  We post hourly with the best exclusives the Southwest has to offer.  We also sponsor posts to get maximum results for online publicity.

There is a clear cut reason why we have more clients and readers than any other entertainment guide based in the Southwest. Not only do we have the largest circulating publication, we also have more subscribers to our website and social media than any other entertainment publication in the Southwest of England.

Please enjoy all that we have to offer! 99% of all our content isn’t publicised in the main stream media. Here’s to the next 25 years!

To get in touch please use our contact information at the top of our website

Jamie Sinclair


Dedicated to Locals – Essential to Visitors

Your Essential Guide to What’s On and Where. Est 1996