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More details - Autism: How to raise a happy autistic child - author talk
When Jessie Hewitson’s son was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder seven years ago, she did what most parents in the same shoes do: she searched for books about the condition - and not one of them looked as though it would really help.
Jubilee Centre, Savages Wood Road, Patchway, Bradley Stoke
Wed 24 Apr 19

More details - Keynsham CC Beer & Cider Fest feat. The Mangledwurzels
Keynsham CC Beer & Cider Fest with The Mangledwurzels An all-day family-friendly bank holiday event with real ales and cider, top-notch catering and live Wurzels-flavoured, cider-fuelled Scrumpy & Western entertainment from The Mangledwurzels (www.mangledwurzels.co.uk).
Keynsham Cricket Club, Frank Taylor Memorial Ground, Wellsway, Keynsham, Bristol
Sun 21 Apr 19

More details - dressed.
dressed. premiered at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe to critical acclaim, winning a Scotsman Fringe First as well as a nomination for ThisEgg for Total Theatre Awards’ Emerging Company 2018.
Tobacco Factory Theatres, Raleigh Rd, Bristol
Sun 21 Apr 19

More details - Beyond the Ridiculous Live Improvised Shows
Come watch the April Fools! Beyond The Ridiculous return to The Wardrobe Theatre for a 3-night celebration of the human condition! Holly Stoppit’s troupe of fools will be performing again this April, over the Easter weekend.
Wardrobe Theatre 25 West Street, Old Market
Fri 19 Apr 19

More details - Experience the Greatest Show in town with Esperanza the Elephant
Cabot Circus will play host to an extraordinary circus themed, interactive storytelling experience. Children are invited to join the ringmaster as he comes into town to host an unmissable day out for the whole family, alongside star of the show - Esperanza the Elephant.
Cabot Circus Shopping Centre Glass House, 25 Penn St
Wed 17 Apr 19

More details - Noisy Holiday
The Noisy Animals are looking forward to their dream holidays and have some brilliant ideas about where in the world they want to go. Kid Carpet just wants them all to be together but will he be able to keep everyone happy when he can’t even get them in the car?
Bristol Old Vic, King Street
Wed 17 Apr 19

More details - Table Top Sales
lots of new & used/second hand items for sale. Held in both halls, refreshments available.
The Miners, Coalpit Heath Village Hall 214 Badminton Road, Coalpit Heath
Sat 13 Apr 19

More details - HorseWorld Charity Open Day
Join us at HorseWorld for our first Charity Open Day of 2019. Meet the rescued horses, staff and volunteers on our working yard. 10:30 to 16:00 Free entry and free parking.
HorseWorld Trust, Keynes Farm, Staunton Lane, Whitchurch, Bristol
Sat 13 Apr 19

More details - Hotel Paradiso by Lost in Translation Circus
Thrillingly spectacular circus skills blend seamlessly with physical comedy, clowning, juggling, theatrical storytelling and slapstick in this colourful, loud and funny show from Lost in Translation.
Circomedia, Portland Square, Bristol
Fri 12 Apr 19

More details - Leigh Woods - Leigh Woods Family Nature Day
Join our Rangers for a day exploring the nature and wildlife of Leigh Woods. Help us with a butterfly survey, learn about bats, dormice, ancient trees and much more. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 2491895. The event is aimed at families, all children must be accompanied by an adult.. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Leigh Woods
Fri 12 Apr 19

More details - Easter: Fire & Iron Festival
Spark your imagination this Easter with the sights, sounds and smells of a working forge in a living Victorian dockyard. Meet blacksmiths Kingdom Forge, on hand every day demonstrating traditional Victorian metalworking.
Brunel’s SS Great Britain, Great Western Dockyard, Gas Ferry Road, Bristol
Fri 12 Apr 19

More details - Family Pinhole Photography Workshop
In this hands-on workshop, we’ll learn how to make own cameras out of things you might find around the house. Once everyone has created their cameras, we’ll load them up with some light sensitive paper before going out to capture our images which we’ll then develop in our pop-up Cartshed darkroom.
Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne
Wed 10 Apr 19

More details - Concert given by the St George Singers Music for Holy Week & Easter
The St George Singers were formed in 1979. At that time St George School in East Bristol was one of the largest comprehensive schools in the city. The school had a thriving music department that alongside instrumental groups, including a steel band boasted a choir of some five-hundred pupils.
St Mary’s Church, Manor Road, Fishponds
Tue 9 Apr 19

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,
Mon 8 Apr 19

More details - The Selfish Giant
Inspired by the touching children’s story ‘The Selfish Giant’ by Oscar Wilde, Bristol’s two leading family theatre experts are combining forces to explore an unusual friendship, and how even the grumpiest giant’s heart can melt when Spring finally comes. Grinter is a giant.
Bristol Old Vic, King Street
Mon 8 Apr 19

More details - Classic Car Meet
Due to the huge success of our launch event last year, and your feedback, we are holding two Classic Car Shows this year.
Old Down Country Park Foxholes Lane Tockington Bristol
Sun 7 Apr 19

More details - Big Fish Little Fish Bristol "We Can Be Heroes"
Award-winning family rave crew Big Fish Little Fish return to Trinity Centrein Bristol this April for the first Bristol rave up of the year.
Trinity Community Arts Trinity Road Bristol
Sun 7 Apr 19

More details - Tyntesfield - The Gibbs family Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt
This Easter we’re finding out more about the family of William Gibbs, who lived at Tyntesfield in the 1800s. You can also have a go at Victorian activities (like speaking Spanish, cup and ball, and quoits) on the way. There’s a tasty treat waiting for you at the end. 3.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Sat 6 Apr 19

More details - Bullfish Charity and Therapy Easter Fayre
Bullfish Easter Fayre introducing The Littlest Rescue, their Bunnie Car with rabbits and guinea pigs. Come and say hello and meet all the local artisans with their gorgeous, unique and quirky hand made products for you to buy. You can also have a go at making some cards.
The Town Hall Chipping Sodbury 57-59 Broad Street Chipping Sodbury
Sat 6 Apr 19

More details - Springboard
2019 marks the 25th Anniversary of Bristol Old Vic Young Company. To celebrate this milestone, we’re launching Springboard – a brand new festival showcasing work from all 350 members of Young Company and other creatives from across the city.
Bristol Old Vic, King Street
Sat 6 Apr 19

More details - Bristol Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert
Conductor: Tim Harrison Leader: Bob Pinniger Friday 5th April 2019 7:30pm Soloists: Jane Foister & Gareth Williams Programme: Karl Jenkins – Palladio (1st movement) Vivaldi – Concerto for Two Flutes in C Major, RV533 J.S. Bach – Brandenburg Concerto no.
St. Mary Magdalene Church, Mariners Drive, Stoke Bishop
Fri 5 Apr 19

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 5 Apr 19

More details - 50% OFF ENTIRE FOOD BILL @ The Square Kitchen
In celebration of the launch of our Spring Menu, The Square is offering 50% off the entire food bill for one day only on April 4th!
15 Berkeley Square, Clifton, Bristol
Thu 4 Apr 19

More details - Seamas Carey Meets His 4-Year-Old Self
Seamas Carey presents a strange hour of heartwarming and ridiculous songs; plus a dancing choir, time travel, nostalgia probing, rave music and tap dancing.
Bristol Old Vic, King Street
Sun 31 Mar 19

More details - Tyntesfield - Mother's Day bath salts making
Treat your mum at Tyntesfield this Mother’s Day with homemade lavender bath salts. Make your Mum a homemade gift this Mother’s Day weekend with Tyntesfield’s garden team. Pop by the Orangery for a drop in session and end up with a jar of lavender bath salts to take home. Booking Not Needed.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Sat 30 Mar 19

More details - Tyntesfield - Mother's Day weekend afternoon tea
Treat your mum at Tyntesfield this Mother’s Day weekend with a special family afternoon tea. Enjoy a special family afternoon tea this Mother’s Day weekend in the Sawmill at Tyntesfield. Tables can be booked for a minimum of four people (four tickets) for an hour time slot.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Sat 30 Mar 19

More details - Viking Words in the English Language
Dr Sara M. Pons-Sanz of Cardiff University explores the nature of the linguistic legacy that the Vikings left behind, what this can tell us about Viking-English relations, and how best to identify and classify Norse loans in English.
Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne
Sat 30 Mar 19

More details - Tyntesfield - Seasonal boundary walks
With 540 acres of land to explore, Tyntesfield is the perfect place for a guided walk, following the boundary wall and stopping for lunch in the Kitchen Garden. Discover rarely told tales and tread untrodden paths across fields and up through wooded glens.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Sat 30 Mar 19

More details - Table Top Sale
Table top sale in aid of Dexter’s odyssey Charity all are welcome Light refreshments will be available
St Ambrose & St Leonard Church Stretford Road Whitehall Bristol
Sat 30 Mar 19

More details - Spoil your Mum this Mother's Day at Cabot Circus
On Saturday 30th March from 11am – 4pm, Cabot Circus is hosting a programme of children’s events - from relaxing mother and child yoga sessions to flower bouquet making classes.
Cabot Circus, Glass House, 25 Penn St
Sat 30 Mar 19

More details - Spies Like Us present 'Woyzeck'
Following a critically acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018, the multi award-winning Spies Like Us bring their sparkling new interpretation of Buchner’s classic tale to Bristol… “The moon is like a bloody blade!
The Loco Klub, Clock Tower Yard (opposite Yurt Lush)
Sat 30 Mar 19

More details - Mind Body & Spirit Show
Mind Body & Spirit Show A wonderful day of wellbeing Tarot & psychic readings, Crystals, Holistic therapies, jewellery, Health & beauty, candles, spiritual gifts, pyrography & more
The Miners, Coalpit Heath Village Hall 214 Badminton Road, Coalpit Heath
Sat 30 Mar 19

More details - Holly Stoppit’s Introduction to Clowning Weekend
2-day workshop gently immersing you into the state of clown, where everything is possible and nothing is quite as it seems.
St Werburghs Primary School, Bristol
Sat 30 Mar 19

More details - Tom Russell
Tom Russell. Artists performing: Tom Russell.: Tickets avaiable.
Thekla, Bristol
Thu 28 Mar 19

More details - The Shape of the Pain
‘I don’t have to remember being in pain. I’m not sure that’s something we can do. And in my case, it’s irrelevant. You can’t remember something that’s still happening’ One woman attempts to articulate her experience of physical pain. Pain with no apparent cause.
Bristol Old Vic, King Street
Wed 27 Mar 19

More details - Train to Teach Bristol
People in Bristol are being encouraged to help shape the lives of the next generation by choosing a career in teaching, ahead of a recruitment event at Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel on Tuesday 26 March 2019.
Broad St, Bristol
Tue 26 Mar 19

More details - Tyntesfield - Mother's Day card making and afternoon tea
Treat your mum at Tyntesfield this Mother’s Day with an after school afternoon tea and a handmade card. Have a special afternoon with Mum in the lead up to Mother’s Day. You can make a handmade card using pressed flowers and enjoy an after school afternoon tea in the Sawmill at Tyntesfield.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Mon 25 Mar 19

More details - Tyntesfield - Celebrating Mother's Day at Tyntesfield
Treat your mum at Tyntesfield this Mother’s Day with an afternoon tea, a handmade card, a gift from the garden team, or all of the above! You can enjoy an after school afternoon tea from Monday 25 to Friday 29 March, and make a Mother’s Day card using pressed flowers.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Mon 25 Mar 19

More details - Tyntesfield - Trust 10
Enjoy a 10k run with the National Trust. Tyntesfield has a pay & display car park: 3 per vehicle. National Trust members who scan their cards at our parking machines or those with an in date car sticker park free. We’ve devised a 5k, 2 loop route around the tracks and trails of Tyntesfield.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Sun 24 Mar 19

More details - Leigh Woods - Dawn Chorus Walk
Take in the early morning air and discover the sounds of Spring with local Bird expert Ed Drewitt. You’ll have to be an early bird to take part though! Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 2491895. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Leigh Woods
Sun 24 Mar 19

More details - Code of the Streets Summer
Back in action for it’s first event of 2019, Bristol popular night Code of the Streets picks up from where it left off in 2018 after a roadblock night in November. Assembling some of the best in business ensuring a quality night out which ravers have become accustomed to over the past 14 year.
Basement 45 - 8 Frogmore St
Sat 23 Mar 19

More details - Learn to Play Day
National Learn to Play Day offers the general public the chance to have a FREE ‘taster’ lesson on a musical instrument. It aims to inspire everyone, young and old, and of different levels of experience to appreciate the benefits of learning to play a musical instrument.
PMT Bristol
Sat 23 Mar 19

More details - Family Rainbow Run
Come and get messy at Old Down by joining our family Rainbow Fun Run on 23rd March. The course is a short route around our Adventure Playground (which includes some of the apparatus) with a full rainbow of powder paints coating you from head to foot as you run!
Old Down Country Park Foxholes Lane Bristol
Sat 23 Mar 19

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 22 Mar 19

More details - Slug and Lettuce Bristol Harbourside VIP launch night
To celebrate the grand opening, Slug & Lettuce Bristol Harbourside will be hosting a VIP Launch night* on Friday 22nd March from 5pm, where the first 100 guests to RSVP will be treated with glass of fizz on arrival and canapes throughout the evening.
Slug & Lettuce, Explore Lane, Bristol - Harbourside
Fri 22 Mar 19

More details - Tyntesfield - TYNTEtots 2019
Storytelling, crafts and games for 2-5 year olds and their families inspired by classic stories including Alice in Wonderland, Jack and the Beanstalk and The Ugly Duckling.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Wed 20 Mar 19

More details - Tyntesfield - TYNTEtots: The Little Red Hen
Storytelling, crafts and games for 2-5 year olds and their families inspired by the classic story of The Little Red Hen. Sow some seeds, play with farmyard friends, create your own paper hen to take home with you and hear the story of The Little Red Hen.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Wed 20 Mar 19

More details - Tyntesfield - House tickets: March 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
Wed 20 Mar 19

More details - Kendal Mountain Festival Tour Bristol
Join us at The Ansom Rooms on 17th March 2019 for a one-of-a-kind evening celebrating exploration of some of the wildest places on earth.
Ansom Rooms, Bristol
Sun 17 Mar 19

More details - Phoenix Recorder Orchestra concert
Come and explore the sound of the recorder world with Phoenix Recorder Orchestra at our next concert, at St. Alban’s Church, Bayswater Avenue, Westbury Park, Bristol BS6 7NS at 4pm on Sunday 17th March 2019.
St. Alban’s Church, Bayswater Avenue, Westbury Park
Sun 17 Mar 19

More details - Study Abroad Show - March 2019
Ever considered studying abroad? We’re hosting a FREE event for students to learn about studying overseas. As part of International Education Week in the UK, brought to you by IEWEEK... we’re bringing a select group of top International Universities from around the World to Bristol.
Novotel Bristol Centre, Victoria Street
Sun 17 Mar 19

More details - Tyntesfield - Introduction to green woodworking 2019
Learn the basics of green woodworking under the expert guidance of the Somerset Bodgers. You’ll cleave and turn some items to take home with you using timber from the Tyntesfield estate.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Sun 17 Mar 19

More details - Wet-Felting Workshop for Beginners
Learn to make felt, and take home your own artistic creations from this fun, friendly workshop held in The Cart Shed at Winterbourne Medieval Barn. Felting for the hat industry has been done in Winterbourne for centuries.
Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne
Sat 16 Mar 19

More details - La plus belle musique sacree francaise
A programme of the best French sacred music which will include Fauré’s REQUIEM and his CANTIQUE DE JEAN RACINE. There will also be music by Lili Boulanger, Nadia Boulanger, Cécile Chaminade, Charles Gounod and César Franck.
Portishead Methodist Church High Street, Portishead
Sat 16 Mar 19

More details - Cosmos & Friends
Cosmos Children’s Community Choir Choirs of Merchants’ Academy Primary School BigFriendly Choir An hour positively bursting with enthusiastic singing from these wonderful choirs!
St George’s Bristol St George’s Bristol Great George Street, off Park Street Bristol
Thu 14 Mar 19

More details - Quiz Night
Have an evening of fun and put your skill and knowledge to the test! Come to our light-hearted quiz night and show off your brain-power... We generally organise the night with teams of 5 or 6 people ** We are in the Crypt (opposite end to the hall) to make the night more accessible for everyone.
St Luke’s Crypt (below the church- opposite end to the halls), Avonvale Road, Barton Hill, Bristol
Sat 9 Mar 19

More details - Bristol Concert Orchestra: Schubert Symphony No.9, Bruch, Bantock & Sa
A couple of rarities by Saint-Saens (La Muse et le Poete - for violin, cello & orchestra) and Bantock (The Sea Reivers) take their place among the more familiar Bruch (Kol Nidrei for cello and orchestra) and Schubert (9th Symphony) at this concert with two outstanding young soloists - Frankie Carr (cello) and Jo
St George’s, Great George Street, Bristol
Sat 9 Mar 19

More details - Recorder concert
Bristol Branch of the Society of Recorder Players present a concert of music from the 16th to 21st centuries, played on the full range of recorders, from descant to contra bass. Blockflute Band are conducted by Richard Little, and are joined by Bristowe Consort.
Westbury-on-Trym Methodist Church, 46 Westbury Hill
Fri 8 Mar 19

More details - Northern Kenya Through the Lens: A Visual Story of Conservation
Wayfairer Travel invites you attend our first event, an evening on conservation and wildlife photography with Riccardo Orizio, Kellie Netherwood and Stevie Mann, in collaboration with Saruni Kenya.
The Square Club 15 Berkeley Square
Thu 7 Mar 19

More details - MiniBeats Brilliant Brass!
Limber up those lips and take a deep breath as you get ready to join presenter Laura Tanner and Brilliant Brass players from the Bristol Ensemble for a musical journey through the history of Brass instruments. Learn about the instruments of the Brass family, including fascinating facts about how they work.
St George’s Bristol St George’s Bristol Great George Street, off Park Street Bristol
Sun 3 Mar 19

More details - Business Woman Today Forum at Central London
If you want to learn more and get more tips to apply to your business then let join this amazing event where more than 200 of women entrepreneurs are coming from all corners of the world March to eliminate any barriers or challenges and start creating your habits of success with our incredible community at The
Royal National Hotel
Sun 3 Mar 19

More details - Apple Grafting Workshop
A one-day course explaining why and how we graft fruit trees. It involves individual hands-on work. You will end up making at least newly grafted apple trees to take home. The workshop is run by Ben Raskin, Head of Horticulture at the Soil Association, a very experienced horticulturalist and excellent tutor.
Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne
Sat 2 Mar 19

More details - Alpha course at St Luke's Church, Barton Hill
There will be an Alpha course running at St Luke’s through to March 2019. Anyone is welcome to join at any point through the course to explore some aspects of the Christian faith and discuss the meaning(s) of life! Sessions are in the downstairs hall at 6.30pm every Thursday. A simple meal is provided.
St Luke’s Hall, Queen Ann Road, Barton Hill, Bristol
Thu 28 Feb 19

More details - No Kids
Co-artistic directors George Mann and Nir Paldi are a real-life couple trying to answer a question many of us face.
Tobacco Factory Theatres, Spielman Theatre, Raleigh Road, Bristol
Wed 27 Feb 19

More details - Coffee Pot
Relax, have a chat and a tea or coffee with a biscuit or two. Join us at out coffee mornings in St Luke’s church hall. Sometimes we arrange trips and days out to places such as Cadbury Garden Centre, Street Shopping Village, Swindon Outlet and alike. Come at join us for a chin-wag and put the world to rights!
St Luke’s Hall, Queen Ann Road, Barton Hill, Bristol
Wed 27 Feb 19

More details - Tyntesfield - TYNTEtots: Thumbelina
Storytelling, crafts and games for 2-5 year olds and their families inspired by the classic story of Thumbelina. Make a fairy potion, be a nature detective, join a frog party and hear the story of Thumbelina. Space is limited so, where possible, please only bring one adult per child.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Wed 27 Feb 19

More details - Drop-In lunch
Need time to chill out! Want to get away from everything! Sundays & Wednesdays come to our drop-in sessions from 11am to 1pm in the Crypt beneath the church. You can relax, chat, play pool or read a newspaper with a bacon sandwich and tea or coffee.
St Luke’s Crypt (below the church- opposite end to the church entrance & halls), Avonvale Road, Barton Hill, Bristol
Sun 24 Feb 19

More details - Lantern Parade
Join us for a magical lantern parade down our wedding avenue and into the walled garden where bonfires, marshmallow toasting, music and food will add to the fun. Drummer will lead the procession. Bring your own lantern or make one at Old Down during February (lantern kits £5).
Old Down Country Park Foxholes Lane Tockington
Sun 24 Feb 19

More details - Chinese New Year Family Fun Day
A Pay What You Can Family Fun Day event invites you to celebrate the Chinese New Year!Expect crafts, live music, face-painting, games and more to help you welcome in the Year Of The Pig! Please note in order to be guaranteed admission to this event you need to book a free ticket via the link below.
Creative Workspace Queens Road Withywood
Sat 23 Feb 19

More details - Learn To Ballroom Dance In A Day
Strictly Ballroom Dance Workshop - Be the new ‘Stars of the Show’ If you’ve always wanted to learn all the fabulous dances seen on TV, but don’t have time to commit to a weekly dance class? Then Donahey’s Learn to Ballroom Dance in a Day workshop is for you!
The Greenway Centre Doncaster Rd
Sat 23 Feb 19

More details - Margo & Mr Whatsit Family Theatre Show
Paddleboat Theatre Company return to Creative Workspace, following their sold out run of ’Rustle’ in the Summer, with their acclaimed family show ’Margo & Mr Whatsit’. Do you have an imaginary friend? A little piece of mischief only you can see?Sophia’s imaginary friend is called Mr.
Creative Workspace Queens Road Withywood
Fri 22 Feb 19

More details - Southfield Farm - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre owner-designed garden of rooms. Mixed shrub and herbaceous borders. Much winter colour and scent. Aconites, heathers, snowdrops, hellebores and more. Courtyards, terrace, orchard, vegetable and herb gardens. Paths through native meadow to woodland garden and large wildlife pond with bird hides.
Southfield Farm, Bristol
Thu 21 Feb 19

More details - Global Woman Club Business Networking Event London
This event is for Premium and Star members and you are also welcome to be here as a first-time attendee too, to feel the Global Woman Club experience, and make an informed choice on if you want to join.
Thomson Reuters Canary Wharf Group Centre 30 South Colonnade
Thu 21 Feb 19

More details - Wild Words - Sindbad the Sailor!
Michael Loader storyteller/performer Knud Stuwe musician Natalie Bibi Arabic dancer Jump on board an ancient sewn ship from the Middle East, hoist the mainsail and journey across  the Arabian Sea to destinations unknown for adventure after adventure with one of the
St George’s Bristol St George’s Bristol Great George Street, off Park Street Bristol
Wed 20 Feb 19

More details - Join the Circus for the Day!
A drop-off event for children aged 8+ who would like to spend the day learning a range of circus skills and who are brave enough to showcase what they’ve learned to their family at the end of the day.£5 per child. Places MUST be booked in advance. Drop off between 10-10.30am with a packed lunch.
Creative Workspace Queens Road Withywood
Wed 20 Feb 19

More details - The Jumper Factory
I wait whilst the world carries on, whilst my family grow old, whilst my lovers move on, and I count down the days, and I wait... How would you survive in prison?
Bristol Old Vic, King Street
Wed 20 Feb 19

More details - The Weekend by Michael Palin
Horfield Theatre Company presents ‘The Weekend’ by Michael Palin Faced with a family gathering, world-weary Stephen Febble does his best to be difficult.
Horfield Parish Church Hall, Wellington Hill
Wed 20 Feb 19

More details - Lamont Dozier
Lamont Dozier. Artists performing: Lamont Dozier.: Tickets avaiable.
St Georges, Bristol
Tue 19 Feb 19

More details - Sew A Love Monster
Sew a love monster with Laura from Colourful Minds! This event is part of a Global Kids Sewing Party, encouraging children all over the world to sew a softie to give to someone in their community.
Creative Workspace Queens Road Withywood
Tue 19 Feb 19

More details - Tyntesfield - February half term at Tyntesfield
Try your hand at herbal tea and pomander making at Tyntesfield this February half term. Warm up this winter with our herbal tea making session and learn all about the amazing properties of herbs.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Mon 18 Feb 19

More details - The Sound of Sci-ence - For teens & adults
The Sound of Sci-ence For teens & adults  Sound gets deconstructed as we delve into the science of vibrations. Science presenter Matthew Tosh brings his infectious enthusiasm to the stage and takes us on a sound-infused journey of discovery.
St George’s Bristol St George’s Bristol Great George Street, off Park Street Bristol
Sun 17 Feb 19

More details - Zoo Detectives at Bristol Zoo Gardens
This February half term use your impeccable detective skills to help us discover the mystery of the missing crickets. You will be assigned a case file between 16th February 2019 until 3rd March 2019 to help you crack the case.
Bristol Zoo Gardens Guthrie Road
Sat 16 Feb 19

More details - Rats, Tales & Trails: February Half Term
Scurry along to the ship for ratty fun this half-term. Go on the Hide & Squeak trail and delve into the deepest nooks and crannies of the SS Great Britain to search for squeaky stowaways.
Brunel’s SS Great Britain Great Western Dockyard, Gas Ferry Road
Sat 16 Feb 19

More details - The Harbor Lights Elvis Festival
An Elvis festival by the fans, for the fans. A 3 day festival celebrating the life and legacy of the greatest entertainer of all time. Weekend will feature a full official ETA preliminary round competition for Images of the King with winner advancing to Memphis Tennessee to compete during Elvis week.
Mercure Bristol Grand Broad Street, Bristol
Fri 15 Feb 19

More details - 7 Taster Course Valentines Day Menu @ The Square Kitchen
If you’re in search of the perfect Valentines Day dining experience for your loved one, book in with The Square Kitchen this February 14th – our chefs have prepared an exclusive 7-course tasting menu, which you can enjoy in the contemporary surroundings of our award-winning restaurant Alternatively, you can
15 Berkeley Square, Clifton, Bristol
Thu 14 Feb 19

More details - New Beginner Line Dance Class
New Beginner Line Dance Class No partner needed and suitable for all ages, levels and abilities. New members always welcome. Take the steps to a hobby that is proven to increase mobility, improve muscle tone, aid weight loss, reduce stress, improve confidence and self esteem, and make new life long friends.
Shireway Community Centre, The Centre, Shire way, Yate
Wed 13 Feb 19

More details - Bristol's "Find Your Femme" this Valentines Event
Our “Find Your Femme” Valentines Mingles in Bristol is a perfect chance to get to know other femme women just like you. This event will take place at The Florist on Park Street. This beautiful romantic venue is just the ticket for love!
The Florist Bristol 69 Park Street
Sun 10 Feb 19

More details - The Dead South
The Dead South. Artists performing: The Dead South.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Bristol, Bristol
Sun 10 Feb 19

More details - Instant Wit
The best in improvised comedy - welcome to an evening of songs, gags and general silliness – all of it based around audience suggestions. Do you fancy hearing a folk song about a plastic kestrel? Or watching a press conference where the person giving it has to guess who they are and what they’re announcing?
Alma Tavern Theatre, Alma Vale Road, Clifton
Sat 9 Feb 19

More details - Henleaze Heritage Trail
Discover the hidden delights of Henleaze on foot. A free leaflet in pdf format is available on www.henleazebook.com/
Henleaze
Fri 8 Feb 19

More details - Young Artist Showcase / Tom Eveson Gala Concert
Our annual celebratory evening showcasing young performers from Bristol Cathedral Choir School and Churchill Academy & Sixth Form, including winners of the ‘Churchill Young Musician of the Year 2019’ competition.
St George’s Bristol St George’s Bristol Great George Street, off Park Street Bristol
Tue 5 Feb 19

More details - Tyntesfield - 'Work hard' storytelling tours
On weekdays in February, access to the house at Tyntesfield is on a ’Work hard’ storytelling tour only. Find out more about the Gibbs family’s servants and what it was like to work at Tyntesfield. Tickets are also available on the day.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Mon 4 Feb 19

More details - Leigh Woods - Three day hedgelaying course
Join organic Farmer Mike Amos at Lower Failand Farm and learn how to lay a hedge from start to finish on three consecutive Sundays. 3, 10 and 17 February. Hedgerows are a vital part of the British countryside, as both a field boundary and a valuable wildlife habitat.
Leigh Woods
Sun 3 Feb 19

More details - Vine House - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acres of garden behind listed Georgian house. Mature trees, shrubs, herbaceous borders, rock stream and gunnera. Garden originally planted in 1940’s for yr-round interest by the Hewer family, and features many unusual plants and trees.
Vine House, Bristol
Sun 3 Feb 19

More details - Rock House - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre garden. Pretty woodland vistas with many snowdrops and daffodils, some unusual. Spring flowers, cottage garden plants and roses. Old yew tree and pond.
Rock House, Elberton
Sun 3 Feb 19

More details - VNV Nation
VNV Nation. Artists performing: VNV Nation.: Tickets avaiable.
Fleece, Bristol
Tue 29 Jan 19

More details - Royal Republic
Royal Republic. Artists performing: Royal Republic.: Tickets avaiable.
Bristol Trinity, Bristol
Mon 28 Jan 19

More details - Tyntesfield - TYNTEtots: Rapunzel
Storytelling, crafts and games for 2-5 year olds and their families inspired by the classic story of Rapunzel. Build a tower, make a prince’s crown, braid Rapunzel’s long flowing locks and hear the story of Rapunzel. Space is limited so, where possible, please only bring one adult per child.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Wed 23 Jan 19

More details - Tyntesfield - Champion tree walk
Tyntesfield’s tree registrar, Chris Watts, leads a guided walk across the estate to explore our champion trees. Tyntesfield is home to over 40 county champion trees - the tallest, widest, oldest of their species.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Sun 20 Jan 19

More details - Raise the Roof
Join David Ogden, members of City of Bristol Choir, and fellow fans of musicals and films for an unashamedly indulgent day of singing blockbusting hits from stage and screen.
St George’s Bristol St George’s Bristol Great George Street, off Park Street Bristol
Sat 19 Jan 19

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