Events Around Bristol

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More details - Friday Twilights at Bristol Zoo Gardens
Our popular Friday Twilights returns to Bristol Zoo Gardens this summer! Get closer to nature and experience the Zoo like never before at a completely unique evening. We’re opening our doors after hours and offering you more than just a breath-taking visit to see our animals and award-winning gardens.
Bristol Zoo Gardens Clifton
Fri 21 Jun, Fri 5 Jul, Fri 19 Jul, Fri 26 Jul

More details - The Steampunk Mistress and the Time Machine
Two of Bristol’s most exciting theatre companies, CLOSER EACH DAY COMPANY and SHOW OF STRENGTH, join forces to take you on a Steampunk voyage through time and space. A promenade performance exploring the SS Great Britain, inside and out, it’s the perfect way to spend a summer evening.
Brunel’s SS Great Britain Great Western Dockyard, Gas Ferry Road Bristol
Sun 30 Jun 19 to Thu 4 Jul

More details - The Newport Medieval Ship
In 2002, the remains of a 15th century ship were found buried in the muddy bank of the river Usk in Newport. The timbers and associated finds have given a fascinating insight into the life and times of medieval Newport and her trading partners along the Atlantic seaboard.
Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne
Thu 11 Jul 19

More details - Facebook & Instagram Advertising masterclass
Square Works is presenting an extremely helpful workshop with social media queen, Keri Hudson. Discover how to use Facebook and Instagram advertising for your business at this practical, creative and jargon-free workshop.
The Square Club, 15 Berkeley Square, Bristol
Thu 11 Jul 19

More details - Wine-Tasting at the Barn
25 years in the wine trade means Ian Redfearn is extremely knowledgeable about what makes a great wine and is also the perfect host to guide us through this evening.
Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne
Sat 13 Jul 19

More details - University of Bristol Botanic Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Exciting contemporary botanic garden with organic flowing network of paths which lead visitors through collections of Mediterranean flora, rare native, useful plants (incl European and Chinese herbs) and those that illustrate plant evolution. Large floral displays illustrating pollination/flowering plant evolution.
University of Bristol Botanic Garden, Bristol
Sun 14 Jul 19

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 14 Jul, Sun 8 Sep

More details - The Comedy of Errors
Open-Air Shakespeare production, bring along a picnic and enjoy this classic comedy in a beautiful setting. Folky Theatre present Shakespeare’s classic tale of mistaken identities. After being separated from their twins in a shipwreck, Antipholus and his servant Dromio go to Ephesus to find them.
Boiling Wells Amphitheatre St Werburghs City Farm, Watercress Rd
Fri 19 Jul 19 and Sat 20 Jul

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
Sat 20 Jul 19 to Sun 1 Sep

More details - West Gallery Music Workshop
West Gallery music was popular in the 18th - 19th centuries, led by a rustic village band and choir until Victorian churches threw them out in favour of organs and robed choirs. So come and recreate this fun lively sound in St Michaels church! (next-door to the medieval barn).
Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne
Sat 20 Jul 19

More details - Luna: a play about the moon
An exploration of our long and loving relationship with the Moon, and fifty years since Neil Armstrong made his first ’one small step’.
The Wardrobe Theatre, The Old Market Assembly, 25 West Street, Old Market, Bristol
Sat 20 Jul 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 22 Jul 19 to Fri 30 Aug

More details - Square Works Stories: Yena, What it takes to be a young entrepreneur
Stories is a series of informal talks centered around individual’s journeys from launch to success with a specific focus on the challenges they faced at the outset, how they pushed through to where they are and their aspirations and predications for the future.
The Square Club, 15 Berkeley Square, Bristol
Tue 23 Jul 19

More details - Portishead Summer Show
A Show with a host of attractions for all. Three marquees with Horticultural, Handicraft and Cookery exhibits and Trade stands.
The Show Field, Clevedon Road, Portishead
Sat 27 Jul 19 and Sun 28 Jul
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More details - Romans at the Villa
Festival of Archaeology 2019: Visit Kings Weston Roman Villa to discover amazing mosaics, a bath suite and underfloor heating.Handle real Roman objects and meet our friendly Romans from the Ermine Street Guard.
Kings Weston Roman Villa, Long Cross, Lawrence Weston,
Sat 27 Jul 19

More details - 9 Greenpark Road - Open Garden for NGS
This city garden (260 sq m) overflows with interest and contains some unusual plants. Created by the current owners 3 yrs ago, the clever design of this family garden caters for all.
9 Greenpark Road, Bristol
Sat 27 Jul 19 and Sun 28 Jul

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 27 Jul, Sun 28 Jul, Sat 31 Aug, Sun 1 Sep

More details - Park Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Take a colourful journey through 1¼ acres of this ’Alice in Wonderland’ garden. Divided by high hedges is an established perennial flower garden developed over 26 yrs.
Park Cottage, Bristol
Sat 27 Jul, Sat 3 Aug

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