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FREE taster session with the Yate Rock Choir

If you are wanting to find a local choir to join you'll like singing with us in the Yate Rock Choir... See more >
St Nicholas Church, 2 Chargrove, Abbotswood, Yate BS37 4LG
Wed 22 May, Wed 3 Jul

Talk: Medeival English Song, words and music

We are delighted to welcome Prof Ad Putter of Bristol University to The Barn for a fascinating talk on Medieval English... See more >
Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne BS36 1SE
Tue 21 May

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

Evening of Mediumship with Nikki Kitt - Thornbury

Evening of Mediumship with Nikki Kitt TURNBERRIES COMMUNITY CENTRE - Thornbury Tuesday 4th June - 7... See more >
Turnberries Community Centre Bath Road Thornbury Bristol BS35 2BB
Tue 4 Jun

Stoneleigh Down - Open Garden for NGS

Stoneleigh Down - Open Garden for NGS Approaching acre, the south facing garden has curved gravel pathways around an S-shaped lawn that connects themed... See more >
Stoneleigh Down, Bristol BS32 4LQ
Sat 15 Jun and Sun 16 Jun

Rock House - Open Garden for NGS

Rock House - Open Garden for NGS 2 acre garden. Woodland vistas with swathes of snowdrops and carpets of daffodils, some unusual. Spring flowers,..... See more >
Rock House, Elberton BS35 4AQ
Sun 16 Jun

Swing from Paris at Charfield Village Hall

An evening of Parisian-flavoured jazz and Gypsy Swing at Charfield Village Hall, presented by UK quartet Swing from... See more >
Charfield Village Hall, Wotton Road, Charfield GL12 8TG
Sat 15 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

Alderley Grange - Open Garden for NGS

Alderley Grange - Open Garden for NGS Originally designed by Alvilde Lees-Milne in the early 1960's, this quintessentially English garden boasts an... See more >
Alderley Grange, Alderley GL12 7QT
Thu 13 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

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

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
Sun 16 Jun to Sun 23 Jun

Badminton House Open Garden Day

Explore the gardens of the historic Badminton House, home of the Duke and Duchess of Beaufort. The beautiful gardens..... See more >
Badminton House High Street GL9 1DD
Sun 16 Jun

Badminton House - Open Garden for NGS

Badminton House - Open Garden for NGS Explore the private gardens of the historic Badminton House from the formal beds to the South Garden with its water... See more >
Badminton House, Badminton GL9 1DB
Mon 17 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
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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!