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Adam Henson - My Life on the Land and in Media

Adam Henson is one of the UK’s best-known farmers and a presenter on BBC1’s Countryfile. Drawing on a wealth of farming..... See more >
Cedars Hall, 15 The Liberty, Wells BA5 2ST
Thu 30 May

Piano Masters - Dmitri Alexeev

Now nearly 50 years after his victory at the Leeds International Piano Competition, Alexeev joins Imogen Cooper in... See more >
Cedars Hall, 15 The Liberty, Wells BA5 2ST
Fri 7 Jun

Jonny Mansfield Quintet

Live jazz for a summer evening from the Kenny Wheeler prizewinning percussionist with some of the UK's... See more >
Cedars Hall, 15 The Liberty, Wells BA5 2ST
Fri 14 Jun

Family Holiday Activities: Peace and Harmony

Creative workshops for children inspired by Peter Walker’s stunning ‘Peace Doves’ installation. ALSO… Explore..... See more >
Wells Cathedral, Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UE
Tue 28 May to Thu 30 May

The Hilliard Society of Miniaturists

The Hilliard Society of Miniaturists is once again holding their annual exhibition in the historic cathedral city of... See more >
The Town Hall, Market Place, Wells BA5 2RB
Sat 8 Jun to Sat 15 Jun

The Vintage Bazaar Brocante Jumble

An old fashioned jumble sale but with antiques, vintage and french brocante! Join our dealers for our annual antique..... See more >
The Cheese and Grain, Market Yd, Justice Lane, Frome , UK BA11 1BE
Sat 15 Jun

An Evening with Trevor and Gary

That’ll Be The Day icons Trevor Payne and Gary Anderson will be embarking on their first solo tour in 2024 in An... See more >
Frome Memorial Theatre Christchurch Street W, Frome BA11 1EB
Thu 13 Jun

Join our choir in Frome for a FREE taster session

If you have always wanted to join a choir locally, you can! Your local Frome choir is run by singing teacher Emma..... See more >
Cheese and Grain, Market Yard, Justice Lane, Frome BA11 1BE
Tue 21 May, Tue 4 Jun, Tue 11 Jun, Tue 18 Jun, Tue 25 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


Come and enjoy our scarecrow trail which raises money for our village school. The theme is “Musicals From Stage and..... See more >
Westwood Village Stores Tynings Way Westwood BA15 2BU
Sat 25 May to Sun 2 Jun

A Day on the Farm

Join us for one of our favourite events of the year, our farm open day. TRACTOR RIDES ¦ BOUNCY CASTLE ¦ STORYTELLING..... See more >
Hartley Farm Shop Winsley BA15 2JB
Sun 9 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

Batcombe House - Open Garden for NGS

Batcombe House - Open Garden for NGS Plantswoman's and designer's garden of two parts one a riot of colour through kitchen terraces, potager... See more >
Batcombe House, Shepton Mallet BA4 6HF
Sat 15 Jun

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

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

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!