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Today to Wed 19 Jun, By Distance closest first.

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's masterpiece, The Four Seasons, in the... See more >
Bristol Cathedral, College Green BS1 5TJ
Sat 25 May

A Creative Mission with the Company of International Artists

Calling all 7-12 year old creative agents! Join Agents Kahlo and Dali of the Company of International Artists, a..... See more >
Watershed 1 Canons Road Harbourside BS1 5TX
Tue 28 May and Wed 29 May

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 1 Jun

Summer Festival

EIGHT PLAYS, FOUR WEEKS, ONE VENUE. The graduating students of Bristol Old Vic Theatre School return to The..... See more >
The Wardrobe Theatre, The Old Market Assembly, 25 West Street, Old Market, Bristol BS2 0DF
Thu 23 May, Sat 25 May, Thu 6 Jun, and more dates until Sat 22 Jun

Lost Memories

Lost Memories is a multi-screen video installation that draws on screenwriter Gary Thomas’ experience of being a carer... See more >
St Anne’s House, Brislington, Bristol BS4 4AB
Fri 14 Jun, Sun 16 Jun

Lucombe House - Open Garden for NGS

Lucombe House - Open Garden for NGS For tree lovers of all ages! In addition to the 260 yr old Lucombe Oak - registered as one of the most significant..... See more >
Lucombe House, Bristol BS9 1DD
Sun 9 Jun

Japanese Garden Bristol - Open Garden for NGS

Japanese Garden Bristol - Open Garden for NGS As you walk through the gate you will be welcomed by Japanese Koi. Then take a step to another level to the relaxing..... See more >
Japanese Garden Bristol, Bristol BS4 4LS
Sat 1 Jun

81 Coombe Lane - Open Garden for NGS

81 Coombe Lane - Open Garden for NGS Hidden Victorian walled garden. Youll encounter substantial mixed borders containing traditional and contemporary..... See more >
81 Coombe Lane, Bristol BS9 2AT
Sun 2 Jun

4 Haytor Park - Open Garden for NGS

4 Haytor Park - Open Garden for NGS A hidden haven of peace and tranquillity in a city suburb. Full of unusual objects forming screens and plant supports... See more >
4 Haytor Park, Bristol BS9 2LR
Sun 9 Jun

Gympanzees Charity Golf Day Challenge

Swing into action with us at the Gympanzees Charity Golf Day Challenge! Gather your friends, colleagues, and fellow..... See more >
Henbury Golf Club, Henbury Hill, Westbury on Trym BS10 7QB
Tue 4 Jun

Penny Brohn UK - Open Garden for NGS

Penny Brohn UK - Open Garden for NGS 3½ acre tranquil garden surrounds Georgian mansion with many mature trees, wildflower meadow, flower garden and cedar... See more >
Penny Brohn UK, Pill BS20 0HH
Sun 16 Jun

FREE taster session with the Bristol Rock Choir

If you have always wanted to join a choir locally, you can! The Bristol Rock Choir is led by vocal coach Alex..... See more >
BAWA Healthcare & Leisure, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, , Avon BS34 7RF
Tue 4 Jun, Tue 18 Jun

Hanham Court - Open Garden for NGS

Hanham Court - Open Garden for NGS Hanham Court Gardens is a deeply romantic and enchanting idyll, hidden in a rural bowl, containing a rich mix of bold... See more >
Hanham Court, Hanham Abbots BS15 3NT
Sat 8 Jun and Sun 9 Jun

Medieval Fayre

Experience vivid displays of daily activities in a 14th century encampment as living history group, The Company of... See more >
Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne BS36 1SE
Sun 9 Jun

Church Farm - Open Garden for NGS

Church Farm - Open Garden for NGS 1 ½ acre garden. Planted with roses, clematis, foxgloves, lavenders and mature trees. Beautiful countryside views... See more >
Church Farm, Bath BA2 9HT
Sun 9 Jun
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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!