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Today to Tue 16 Jul, By Distance closest first.

Midsummer Barn Dance

A proper Barn Dance in a real Barn! Gloucestershire band Sargent’s Mess will provide the rousing traditional tunes and..... See more >
Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne BS36 1SE
Sat 22 Jun

FREE taster session with the Bristol Rock Choir

If you are pondering whether there is a 'pop or gospel choir near me' then you may be interested in the... See more >
BAWA Healthcare & Leisure, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, , Avon BS34 7RF
Today, Tue 2 Jul

Berwick Lodge - Open Garden for NGS

Berwick Lodge - Open Garden for NGS Berwick Lodge, named Bristol's hidden gem by its customers, is an independent hotel with beautiful gardens on the... See more >
Berwick Lodge, Bristol BS10 7TD
Mon 15 Jul

University of Bristol Botanic Garden - Open Garden for NGS

University of Bristol Botanic Garden - Open Garden for NGS Exciting and contemporary award winning Botanic Garden with dramatic displays illustrating collections of Mediterranean... See more >
University of Bristol Botanic Garden, Bristol BS9 1JG
Sun 7 Jul

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 20 Jun to Sat 22 Jun

Severn Tunnel Band annual concert

Severn Tunnel brass band Annual concert. Following on from the success of last year's 10Noth anniversary..... See more >
Caldicot choir hall Mill lane Caldicot Np26 5 NP26 5
Sat 13 Jul

SS Great Britain Summer Lates Series

This summer our Lates Series returns for 2024 with four dockyard gigs scheduled from 27 June. Watch our dockyard..... See more >
Brunel’s SS Great Britain Great Western Dockyard Gas Ferry Road Bristol England United Kingdom BS1 6TY
Thu 27 Jun, Thu 4 Jul, Thu 25 Jul, Thu 1 Aug

Bristol Artist’s Book Event at Bower Ashton

Bristol Artist’s Book Event at Bower Ashton Bristol Artist’s Book Event at Bower Ashton will take place over the weekend of 29th and 30th June 2024, 11am - 5pm... See more >
UWE Bristol, Bower Ashton Studios, Kennel Lodge Road, Bristol BS3 2JT
Sat 29 Jun and Sun 30 Jun
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Wortley House - Open Garden for NGS

Wortley House - Open Garden for NGS A diverse garden of over 20 acres created during the last 30 yrs by the current owners. Inc a walled garden, pleached..... See more >
Wortley House, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 7QP
Today

Wortley House - Open Garden for NGS

A diverse garden of over 20 acres created during the last 30 yrs by the current owners. Inc a walled garden, pleached..... See more >
Wortley House, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 7QP
Today

The Old Rectory, Doynton - Open Garden for NGS

The Old Rectory, Doynton - Open Garden for NGS Doynton's Grade II listed Georgian Rectory's walled garden and extended 15 acre estate. Renovated over 12..... See more >
The Old Rectory, Doynton, Bristol BS30 5SY
Sat 22 Jun

Bristol Inflatable 5km

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!... See more >
North Somerset Showground, Bristol Rd, Bristol BS48 1NF
Sat 6 Jul

Special Plants - Open Garden for NGS

Special Plants - Open Garden for NGS Architect-designed ¾ acre hillside garden with stunning views. Started autumn 1996. Exotic plants. Gravel gardens for..... See more >
Special Plants, Chippenham SN14 8LA
Thu 20 Jun, Thu 18 Jul, Thu 15 Aug

Art Exhibition: A Garden of Botanical Art

We are delighted to announce our first art exhibition opening Sunday 16th June, 10.00am - 4pm in the North Hall at..... See more >
North Hall Badminton House High Street GL9 1DD
Today to Sun 23 Jun

Little Caerlicyn - Open Garden for NGS

Little Caerlicyn - Open Garden for NGS Small flower farm and gardens around renovated Tudor cottage and barn. Three distinct areas with a fourth, woodland..... See more >
Little Caerlicyn, Newport NP18 2JZ
Sat 29 Jun and Sun 30 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!