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Bristol eateries Home Delivery and Takeaway Guide

It's not all doom and gloom many of Bristol's wonderful restaurants can be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home, we have put together a list of those who offer home delivery and takeawy so you can continue enjoying the wonderful food our city has to offer. This is also a great way to support our local eateries who are struggling at the moment.

Cary Grant: The Making of a Hollywood Legend

On what would have been Cary Grant’s 117th birthday, biographer Mark Glancy talks about Grant’s experiences growing up in Bristol, including startling new revelations about his family history. The talk will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with Cary Comes Home Festival director Charlotte Crofts, chaired by Andrew Kelly (Bristol Festival of Ideas). Celebrating Bristol’s recent designation as a UNESCO City of Film, in recognition of the city’s vibrant screen heritage, of which Cary Grant is one of our brightest stars. This event is being hosted on the Cary Comes Home Crowdcast platform and is run on a Pay What You Feel basis.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: A virtual tour with Chair of the Jury

Join Chair of the Jury, Rosamund Kidman-Cox for an online tour of this year’s winning images from Wildlife Photographer of the Year. During this event, Roz will present some of the highly commended and prize-winning images from the competition and provide a personal insight into the jury’s selection process. You will have the chance to ask questions and gain greater knowledge of the stunning photographs and what makes them award-winning. FREE - 19 January. 7pm—8pm (Bookings close at 2pm on Tuesday 19 January.)

Andrew Maxwell: Reality (rescheduled)

Andrew Maxwell is out of the jungle and back with his creature comforts. He has swapped creepy crawlies, rice and beans for Guinness, good grub and a posh hotel. He’s washed the ants out of his undies and is ready to do what he does best: perform stand-up comedy across the country. He’s the winner of The Time Out Award for Best Live Comic, Chortle’s Best Live Comedian, Best Irish Comedian and Channel 4’s King Of Comedy. 25 February. 8pm (doors 7.30pm) The Hen and Chicken 210 North Street Bedminster Bristol BS3 1JF

Apollo Sessions: Kit Hawes and Aaron Catlow

Kit Hawes and Aaron Catlow are a Bristol based duo playing acoustic, folk and roots music. Weaving a musical dialogue between fiddle, guitar and voice, Kit and Aaron explore the rich musical heritage of the British Isles, and create original music inspired by the traditions they grew up in. In demand as musicians, writers and arrangers, Kit and Aaron have worked with many established artists including Grammy Award-nominated Yola, Seth Lakeman, Afro Celt Sound System and Roni Size. 22 January. St Georges Bristol, Great George Street, (off Park Street), BS1 5RR

Mendips Raceway

The oval racing circuit, situated above Cheddar on the Mendip Hills, is home to some of the most exciting stock car, banger and caravan racing in the UK! Events coming up this month are Sat April 17th - Practice Day - 10am-4pm, Free Entry for Spectators - COVID Guidelines Apply. Sun April 18th - Micro Massacre Featuring: National Micro Bangers, Junior Rods & Heritage F2

Brunels SS Great Britain

At Brunels SS Great Britain the Harbourside Kiosk is now open daily, 10am - 4pm. Grab a takeaway drink and snack for your harbour walk. Daily from 12 April, Harbourside Kitchen will offer outdoor table service with freshly battered fish and chips. On Fridays to Sundays, the dockyard outdoor spaces will be open for visitors to enjoy up-close views of the SS Great Britain for a suggested donation. The shop will be open for unique gifts. Brunel’s SS Great Britain will reopen fully on 17 May, subject to government restrictions. Tickets will be released shortly.

Building Plant News

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