Events Around Bristol

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More details - Directors' Cuts - We Want You To Watch
BY ALICE BIRCH & RASHDASH Directed by Claire O’Reilly Designed by Roisin Martindale Tue 30 Apr – Sat 4 May Pig and Sissy want to eradicate porn forever. This is not an easy thing to do, but they’re trying. They feel they have to. To be clear, they’re not prudes, or conservative, or Catholic.
The Wardrobe Theatre, The Old Market Assembly, 25 West Street, Old Market, Bristol
Tue 30 Apr 19 to Sat 4 May

More details - Tyntesfield - House tickets: May 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 1 May 19 to Fri 31 May

More details - Fundraiser for Children's Hospice SW feat. The Mangledwurzels
A Charity Fundraiser for Children’s Hospice South West ( Venue ( Full details t.b.c. (The Mangledwurzels will be performing from circa 9pm) (
Gordano Rugby Football Club, Caswell Lane, Portbury, Bristol, Avon
Fri 3 May 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 3 May, Fri 17 May, Fri 31 May

More details - Live a Wild Life: Survive & Thrive – with Bridget Holding
- Come and build a relationship with your ‘inner wilds’, the vital, overlooked stepping stone to enabling the ‘outer wilds’ to survive and thrive. - For those who work in environmental organisations, and/or those who would like to access creativity and health.
Bristol Green House Ashley Down Road
Sat 4 May 19 and Sun 5 May

More details - Tyntesfield - Victorian month at Tyntesfield
Tyntesfield’s annual Victorian month returns this May with a variety of Victorian events and activities every weekend and through May half term. From Victorian fairground entertainment and illusions to naval re-enactments, the Victorian era is coming to life at Tyntesfield this May.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Sat 4 May, Sun 5 May, Sat 11 May, Sun 12 May, Sat 18 May, Sun 19 May, Sat 25 May to Fri 31 May

More details - Tyntesfield - Victorian month: The Naturals
TBC. TBC. Booking Not Needed. Accompanied children are very welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Sat 4 May 19 to Mon 6 May

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 4 May 19 and Sun 5 May

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 5 May 19

More details - Pucklechurch Scarecrow Trail
St Thomas a Becket Church, in Pucklechurch, South Glos, is fundraising by holding its 11th annual scarecrow competition during the May Day bank holiday. The theme is "Your favourite storybook character." Start your village trail at the church, pick up your map and entry form.
St Thomas a Becket Church, Westerleigh Road, Pucklechurch.
Sun 5 May 19 and Mon 6 May

More details - Square Works: Flower Arranging Workshop
Have fizz on arrival and immerse yourself in flowers as part of Square Works events programme, Jasper + Quinn will teach you how to create a handful of happiness. During your workshop, you’ll learn how to prepare, arrange and wrap your own hand-tied bouquet to take home.
The Square Club 15 Berkeley Square
Tue 7 May 19

More details - Rejoining Jane - Bristol
A trio of dancers perform the story of Jane, a shy librarian-turned-sailor who travels the world in search of her lost brother. Join us for Tick Tock Bridget’s first touring work Rejoining Jane, a delightfully immersive dance theatre piece for all ages, set all set in a cosy café environment.
Cafe on the Square, 136 Shirehampton Rd, Bristol
Wed 8 May 19

More details - Carers Support Group
ARE YOU A CARER NEEDING UNDERSTANDING? COFFEE POT CARERS SUPPORT GROUP meets every second Wednesday of each month 9.30 to 11am. St Luke’s Church Hall Queen Ann Road Barton Hill Bristol BS5 9FB opposite the primary school. For any carer needing a listening ear, just turn up.
St Luke’s Hall, Queen Ann Road, Barton Hill, Bristol
Wed 8 May

More details - Keynsham Comedy Club Smiley Spaces
Three of the best Stand-ups Comics from the UK and International Circuit. Each one a headliner in their own right! Charlie Baker Imagine if Jack Black, Frank Sinatra and Jethro had a son...
"The Space", 5 Temple St, Keynsham.
Fri 10 May 19

More details - motown soul & norther soul night
"big macs wholly soul band" + dj. ( 12 piece band ) bands 1st. set 9pm. CENTURY’S CLUB , KINGSWOOD , BS15 1AJ playing Motown, soul , & northern , dance music ( all on vinyl ) great venue, seating for 170 + standing. great dance floor. air-con, parking at rear.
Fri 10 May 19

More details - Tyntesfield - Victorian month: Victorian fairground entertainment and illusions
On the second weekend of Tyntesfield’s annual Victorian month, Discover History are here with their Victorian fairground entertainment and illusions.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Sat 11 May 19 and Sun 12 May

More details - Quaker Family History Society Regional Bristol Meeting
A day focusing on Quaker family history in the Bristol area. The meeting is open to all but please book your place in advance to avoid disappointment. We start with A History of the Redland Meeting by Roger Sturge.
The Library Room, Redland Quaker Meeting, 126 Hampton Road, Bristol
Sat 11 May 19

More details - Leigh Woods - Veteran tree walk
A walk with our ranger Tor Stanfield, around Leigh Woods National Nature Reserve, discovering our wonderful veteran trees, what makes them so special and how we look after them. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 2491895. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Leigh Woods
Sat 11 May 19

More details - Re-Wild Your Self: creative writing weekend - with Bridget Holding
Unleash the passion, power and vitality in your spoken, sung and written words. Find the story you need to tell. Go from beginning to end on your project.
Bristol Green House Ashley Down Road
Sat 11 May 19 and Sun 12 May

More details - Antiques, Vintage & Collectables Fair
Over 40 stalls in 2 function rooms selling a wide range collectables including books, silver, ceramics, coins, jewellery antique and modern, glassware, toys, retro & vintage homeware, furniture, military medals and Victoriarna . Monthly fair held the second Sunday of the month
BAWA Health & Leisure Club, Southmead Road, Filton Bristol, Bristol
Sun 12 May, Sun 9 Jun

More details - UFP FILM CLUB - The 1st Anniversary  Special Presents: BREAKING HABITS
United Front Productions in association with OORworld presents... The UFP Film Club. This months event, THE 1ST ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL will be an occasion not to be missed.
The Curtain Hotel 45 Curtain Road Shoreditch EC2A 3PT United Kingdom
Sun 12 May

More details - Arun Ghosh Quintet
Arun Ghosh Quintet Sunday 12 May 2019 Arun Ghosh (Clarinet), Chris Williams (Saxes), John Ellis (Piano), Gavin Barras (Bass), Dave Walsh (Drums) Conceived in Calcutta, bred in Bolton, matured in Manchester and now living in London, British-Asian clarinettist and composer Arun Ghosh makes a welcome return to
Bristol Old Vic, Kings St, Bristol
Sun 12 May 19

More details - Greystones - Open Garden for NGS
Peaceful garden with places to sit and enjoy a quiet corner of Bristol. Interesting courtyard with raised beds and large variety of conifers and shrubs leads to secluded garden of contrasts - from sun drenched beds with olive tree and brightly coloured flowers to shady spots, with acers, hostas and a fern walk.
Greystones, Bristol
Sun 12 May 19

More details - Louder Is Not Always Clearer
Jonny is a teacher, a workshop leader and an avid football fan. He’s just become a father. His friends say that he’s outgoing and that he loves music, festivals and nightclubs. Jonny is deaf. He was born deaf to hearing parents who were afraid that disability would stigmatise their son and the family.
Bristol Old Vic, King Street
Mon 13 May 19 to Wed 15 May

More details - Tyntesfield - Spring sketching tour
Learn something new and be inspired to draw the beautiful grounds at Tyntesfield on this spring sketching tour. Gemma from Green Fox workshops will first show you how to effectively capture nature through tonal shading and mark making techniques followed by a burst of colour using chalk pastels.
Tyntesfield, Wraxall
Tue 14 May 19

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