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Today to Tue 21 May, By Distance closest first.

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

FREE taster session with the Yate Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Yate Rock Choir Are you looking to learn to sing? The Yate Rock Choir is led by vocal teacher Alex Hawker. We support a number of..... See more >
St Nicholas Church, 2 Chargrove, Abbotswood, Yate BS37 4LG
Wed 1 May, Wed 8 May, Wed 15 May, Wed 22 May, Wed 5 Jun

West Country Militaria and Medal Fair

Established in the Bristol area in 1989, this major local event moved to it's current spacious well lit indoor... See more >
Yate Leisure Centre, Kennedy Way, Yate, near Chipping Sodbury, Bristol BS37 4DQ
Sun 19 May

Jazz in the Barn

Join the national award-winning UWE Bristol Big Band for an evening of jazz and swing favourites from Nina Simone to... See more >
Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne BS36 1SE
Fri 26 Apr

The Harlequin Singers

We are delighted to welcome the Harlequin Singers to the Barn for a lovely spring afternoon of song. They bring an..... See more >
Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne BS36 1SE
Sun 12 May

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

CarmenCo

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

The Yews - Open Garden for NGS

The Yews - Open Garden for NGS Approx 1 acre, developed by present owners since 1987. Part of the old hamlet of Harry Stoke, now surrounded by housing..... See more >
The Yews, Bristol BS34 8QH
Sun 19 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

Psychics & Prosecco

Psychics & Prosecco An evening of psychic mediumship with internationally renowned psychic mediums & sisters, Michelle Morley... See more >
Hanham Community Centre 118 - 124 High Street Hanham BS15 3EJ
Thu 16 May

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

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, Tue 18 Jun

1 Sunnyside - Open Garden for NGS

1 Sunnyside - Open Garden for NGS C17 cottage in heart of Stoke Bishop with part walled, cottage style front garden. Garden sculptures dominated by large..... See more >
1 Sunnyside, Bristol BS9 1BQ
Sun 19 May

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 19 May, 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!