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Today to Tue 14 May, By Distance closest first.

Rock and Roll Bristol Walking Tour

A new fun & informative fully outdoor walk around Bristol's famous Music venues past and present and stories of... See more >
Park Row BS1 5LH
Sun 5 May

Gin & Rum Festival Bristol

Join the fun and discover a unique experience that celebrates the best of Gin and Rum and promises the party of the... See more >
Bristol City Hall, College Green BS1 5TR
Sat 27 Apr

Haunted and Hidden Bristol Walking Tour

Now in it's 20th year...one of Bristol's most established tours and featured on TV's Most..... See more >
College Green BS1 5TJ
Fri 19 Apr, Fri 26 Apr, Fri 3 May, Fri 10 May, Fri 17 May

Polly (The Heartbreak Opera)

n a tacky beach resort on a storm hit island we meet jilted brides, drag king politicians, a pregnant murderess, and a... See more >
25 West Street, Bristol BS2 0DF
Today to Sat 20 Apr

Instant Wit

The best in improvised comedy - welcome to an evening of songs, gags and general silliness – all of it based on... See more >
Alma Tavern Theatre, Alma Vale Rd BS8 2HY
Sat 20 Apr

Greystones - Open Garden for NGS

Greystones - Open Garden for NGS Peaceful garden with places to sit and enjoy a quiet corner of Bristol. Interesting courtyard, raised beds, large..... See more >
Greystones, Bristol BS9 1JB
Sun 21 Apr

Bayfields Opticians and Audiologists Henleaze to host Open Day

Bayfields Opticians and Audiologists Henleaze will be inviting local residents to an Audiology Open Day on Tuesday 30th... See more >
45 Henleaze Road BS9 4JU
Tue 30 Apr

FREE taster session with the Bristol Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Bristol Rock Choir If you are wanting to learn to sing you'll find a warm welcome with us in the Bristol Rock Choir... See more >
BAWA Healthcare & Leisure, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, , Avon BS34 7RF
Tue 23 Apr, Tue 30 Apr, and more dates until Tue 18 Jun

Algars Mill - Open Garden for NGS

Algars Mill - Open Garden for NGS 2 acre woodland garden bisected by River Frome; spring bulbs, shrubs; very early spring feature (Feb-Mar) of wild... See more >
Algars Mill, Bristol BS37 9TD
Sun 28 Apr

Algars Manor - Open Garden for NGS

Algars Manor - Open Garden for NGS 2 acres of woodland garden beside River Frome, mill stream, native plants mixed with collections of 60 magnolias and 70... See more >
Algars Manor, Iron Acton BS37 9TB
Sun 28 Apr

Glenfield - Open Garden for NGS

Glenfield - Open Garden for NGS One acre town garden created over last 20 yrs by current owner. Formal overall design with a series of rooms with..... See more >
Glenfield, Bath BA1 4AL
Sun 21 Apr

CarmenCo

A pocket Opera See more >
Chipping Sodbury Town Hall, 57 - 59 Broad Street, Chipping Sodbury BS37 6AD
Tue 7 May

Thornbury Choral Society May 2024 Concert

Thornbury Choral Society will be performing a Concert of English Music conducted by Steven Kings on Saturday 11 May at... See more >
St Mary’s Church Castle Street Thornbury BS35 1HQ
Sat 11 May

Cilla & The Swinging 60s

Cilla & The Swinging 60s Show is coming to Burdall's Yard in Bath Friday 26th April 2024 at 7.30 pm Tickets..... See more >
Burdhall Yard, Bath BA1 5NH
Fri 26 Apr

Evening of Mediumship with Nikki Kitt - Paulton

Evening of Mediumship with Nikki Kitt PAULTON ROVERS SOCIAL CLUB Tuesday 16th April - 7.30pm Tickets £12... See more >
Paulton Rovers Social Club Winterfield Road Paulton Bristol BS39 7RF
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Things to do around Bristol

Bristol, a vibrant city in the southwest of England, offers a plethora of activities for a memorable day out. Whether you're interested in history, outdoor adventures, or cultural experiences, Bristol has something to suit every taste. Let's explore some of the best things to do in Bristol:

1. Clifton Suspension Bridge:
- Start your day by visiting the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge. Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, this 75-meter-high bridge spans the Avon Gorge and offers breathtaking views of the city and the River Avon. Take a leisurely walk across the bridge and admire its engineering marvel.

2. Explore Clifton Village:
- After crossing the bridge, explore the charming Clifton Village. Wander through its cobbled streets, boutique shops, and historic buildings. Stop for a coffee or indulge in some retail therapy.

3. Bristol Museum and Art Gallery:
- Immerse yourself in art and history at the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery. Explore its diverse collections, including ancient artifacts, fine art, and natural history exhibits. Don't miss the Egyptian mummies and the stunning Edwardian architecture.

4. Harbourside Walk:
- Take a leisurely stroll along the Harbourside. Admire the colorful boats, street art, and historic warehouses. Visit the M Shed, a museum showcasing Bristol's maritime heritage and industrial past.

5. SS Great Britain:
- Step aboard the SS Great Britain, Brunel's famous steamship. Explore its decks, cabins, and engine rooms. Learn about its fascinating history as the world's first ocean-going iron ship.

6. Bristol Zoo Gardens:
- If you're traveling with family, visit the Bristol Zoo Gardens. Discover a wide variety of animals, from lemurs to lions. The zoo also focuses on conservation and education.

7. Street Art Tour in Stokes Croft:
- Bristol is renowned for its street art. Join a guided tour in Stokes Croft, where you'll find vibrant murals, graffiti, and political statements. Learn about famous artists like Banksy and their impact on the city.

8. Lunch at St. Nicholas Market:
- Head to St. Nicholas Market for a diverse culinary experience. Sample international cuisine, from falafel wraps to Caribbean jerk chicken. The market also hosts craft stalls and vintage shops.

9. Bristol Cathedral:
- Visit the Bristol Cathedral, a stunning Gothic masterpiece. Admire its intricate stained glass windows, medieval architecture, and peaceful cloisters. Attend a choral evensong if you can.

10. Brunel's Other Projects:
- Explore other Brunel-designed landmarks, such as the SS Great Britain, Bristol Temple Meads Station, and the Clifton Observatory. Brunel's influence is woven into the fabric of Bristol.

Remember to check opening hours and any booking requirements for these attractions. Whether you're interested in history, art, or simply enjoying the city's vibrant atmosphere, Bristol promises an unforgettable day out!