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More details - A Grand Day Out at Bristol Zoo with Wallace & Gromit
*PLEASE NOTE: TRAIL RUNS DAILY UNTIL SUNDAY 13 OCTOBER, THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT ALLOW DATE RANGE TO EXCEED 60 DAYS* This summer, loveable pals Wallace and Gromit are coming to Bristol Zoo for A Grand Day Out and you’re invited!
Bristol Zoo Gardens Clifton Bristol
Today to Tue 17 Sep

More details - Ultimate Activity Camps at Badminton School, Bristol
We provide outstanding activity day camps for children aged 4-14 during the school holidays, where the children’s welfare and fun are at the heart of all we do! Children will enjoy over 40 sports, games and art activities every week led by engaging staff at amazing locations.
Badminton School, Westbury Road, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol
Today to Fri 30 Aug

More details - Summer Spectacular with The Invisible Circus
Set sail with Brunel’s SS Great Britain this summer to catch breath-taking performances every day from The Invisible Circus.
Brunel’s SS Great Britain Great Western Dockyard, Gas Ferry Road
Today to Sun 1 Sep

More details - Tyntesfield - House tickets: August 2019
In 2019 the house at Tyntesfield will be open in some way, every day (except Christmas day). Tickets can be pre-booked or picked up from the Ticket Office on the day.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Today to Sat 31 Aug

More details - No Limits - a photographic celebration of active living
Photographs showing that age is no barrier to active living will be on free outdoor display on College Green, Bristol, from August 1 to 28 as part of a new drive to persuade older people to make bolder keep fit choices.
College Green, Bristol
Today to Wed 28 Aug

More details - Invisible Circus Summer Spectacular at Brunel's SS Great Britain
Get ready to witness dare-devil aerial feats and astonishing acrobatic displays on board Brunel’s historic SS Great Britain as the Invisible Circus commandeer the ship to tell stories of sea-faring life in breath-taking style.
Brunel’s SS Great Britain Great Western Dockyard Gas Ferry Road
Today to Sun 1 Sep

More details - Tyntesfield - Wonders of the Walled Garden
A summer family workshop inspired by the walled garden at Tyntesfield. This summer, we are taking inspiration from Tyntesfields incredible walled garden by offering family gardening workshops.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Today, Tue 27 Aug, Thu 29 Aug

More details - Tyntesfield - Feel Good Friday: Tyntesfield run
Blow the cobwebs away with a morning run round the Tyntesfield estate, enjoying spectacular scenery along the way. Open to all abilities - no one will be left behind. Led by members of local running clubs. Price includes a cup of tea or filter coffee afterwards in the Cow Barn restaurant.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Fri 23 Aug, Fri 6 Sep, Fri 20 Sep, Fri 4 Oct

More details - HorseWorld Charity Open Day
Join us at HorseWorld for our third Charity Open Day of 2019. Meet the horses, staff and volunteers on our working rescue yard. 10:30 to 16:00 Free entry and free parking.
HorseWorld Trust, Keynes Farm, Staunton Lane, Whitchurch, Bristol
Sat 24 Aug 19

More details - Drop-In lunch
Sundays & Wednesdays - Come to our drop-in sessions from 11am to 1pm in the Crypt beneath the church. Need to chill out! Want to get away from everything! You can relax, chat, play pool or read a newspaper with a bacon sandwich and tea or coffee. Follow us on facebook at
St Luke’s Crypt (below the church- opposite end to the church entrance & halls), Avonvale Road, Barton Hill, Bristol
Sun 25 Aug, Wed 28 Aug

More details - Tyntesfield - Carve a Celtic knot 2019 (sorry, sold out)
New for 2019: Learn the principles of basic relief carving by carving a Celtic knot or another design of your choice on this one day workshop with the Somerset Bodgers. Learn the principles of basic relief carving by carving a Celtic knot or a design of your choice.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Sun 25 Aug 19

More details - Leigh Woods - Owls, Bats and Bird Calls
Join wildlife expert Ed Drewitt as we explore the woods by night. Come to Leigh Woods for an interesting and informative summer evening of birds and bats.
Leigh Woods
Wed 28 Aug, Sat 31 Aug, Tue 3 Sep

More details - Summer Screens at Bristol Zoo Gardens
Visit Bristol Zoo Gardens this summer for a unique outdoor cinematic experience in our award-winning gardens, surrounded by some of your favourite species. Summer Screens will be showing a combination of stone cold classics and modern family favourites in full HD projection.
Bristol Zoo Gardens Clifton
Wed 28 Aug 19 to Sun 1 Sep

More details - For Ruck Sake Bristol with Lewis Moody MBE
The UK & Ireland’s largest & only touring rugby legends charity event touches down in Bristol. Lewis Moody will be live on stage with tales from his decorated career.
Walkabout Bristol, 40 Corn St, Bristol
Thu 29 Aug 19

More details - Tyntesfield - $tow High in Transit
A thought-provoking photography exhibition by Olli Hellmann revealing the links between the boom and bust of Peruvian guano and the transformation of Tyntesfield. Tyntesfields owner, William Gibbs, became known as the richest commoner in England due to the profits made trading Peruvian guano.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Fri 30 Aug 19 to Sun 27 Oct

More details - Electric Barbarella Alt' 80's Club Night
A monthly alternative ’80’s night at the brilliant new venue, Zed Alley. FREE ENTRY!! DJ Chez will be bringing you a night of alternative 80’s anthems spanning New Romantic, Synthpop, Goth and New Wave.
Zed Alley Host Street
Sat 31 Aug 19

More details - Bristol Male Voice Choir and The Frampton Shantymen
Join us for a summer concert with Bristol’s ‘biggest boy band’ the Bristol Male Voice Choir and our favourite land-based seafarers The Frampton Shantymen. Between them they offer a varied programme of light music from spirituals and folk songs to modern musicals and sea-shanties.
Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne
Sat 31 Aug 19

More details - John's Corner - Open Garden for NGS
Unusual and interesting city garden in Bedminster with a mixture of exciting plants and features. Ponds, ferns and much more. Eden project style greenhouse with collection of cacti.
John’s Corner, Bristol
Sat 31 Aug, Sun 1 Sep

More details - Tyntesfield - House tickets: September
To enter the house at Tyntesfield, you’ll need a ticket. These can be pre-booked or picked up from the ticket office on the day. Afternoon tickets to visit the house can be pre-booked up to 24 hours in advance, and you can arrive at any time between 12 and 4pm.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Sun 1 Sep 19 to Mon 30 Sep

More details - A Night Of Songs
Film-Director, author and lead singer of acclaimed Punk band The Skids, Richard Jobsonpresents ‘A Night of Songs’, where he will be sharing ihs illustrious, yet often challenging, life story alongside musical interludes.
St George’s Bristol
Tue 3 Sep 19

More details - Flower Festival
Church Festivals in Flowers titled ’Flower Festival - The Church’s Year. Arrangements depicting Festivals of the year i.e. Patronal, Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Holy Week & Easter, Christenings and Harvest. Each arrangement will have a reading/hymn to coincide with the season.
St Mary’s Church, Fishponds, Bristol
Thu 5 Sep 19 to Sun 8 Sep

More details - Keynsham Comedy Club Smiley Spaces
Brilliant Comedy at ’The Space’ in Keynsham continues. A fantastic bill of TV and headline comedians.
The Space, 5 Temple St, Keynsham.
Fri 6 Sep 19

More details - Tyntesfield - Autumn sketching tour
Learn something new and be inspired to draw the changing colours of Tyntesfield on this autumn sketching tour. Gemma from Green Fox workshops will demonstrate working with watercolour to effectively capture beautiful leaves and trees.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Sat 7 Sep, Tue 24 Sep

More details - Tyntesfield - Seasonal sketching tours
Learn something new and be inspired to draw the beautiful landscapes and changing colours of Tyntesfield on these summer and autumn sketching tours. Gemma from Green Fox workshops will demonstrate working with different materials and methods on these seasonal workshops.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Sat 7 Sep, Tue 24 Sep

More details - Stoneleigh Down - Open Garden for NGS
Approaching acre, the south-facing garden has curved gravel pathways around an S-shaped lawn that connects themed areas. On a level site, it has been densely planted with a wide variety of trees, shrubs, perennials and bulbs for yr-round interest. Plenty of places to sit. Steps into courtyard.
Stoneleigh Down, Bristol
Sat 7 Sep 19 and Sun 8 Sep

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