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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.
Many of you have been asking whether we’ll be running our Santa Steam Specials this year. You’ll be pleased to know that, despite us needing to do a few things differently, we very much want to welcome you and your family for some festive cheer. Christmas comes just once a year after all! We’ll do our absolute best to provide all of the usual elements of our Santa experience; the train ride, the chance to meet Santa and a present for all children. 28 - 29 November Avon Valley Steam Railway Bitton Railway Station Bath Road Bitton BS30 6HD
From Saturday 24th October - Sunday 1st November, Pumpkin Fest will be returning at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm. At the zoo, one of our groups of animals have been up to mischief and hidden our pumpkins in the wrong places! Take part in our Pumpkin Mystery trail to find out who and for the chance to win a family ticket for four and an adoption. During your visit, why not head up to the Farm Shop and purchase your very own, homegrown pumpkin, to take home. There will also be a social media carving competition for you to join in with at home. Noah's Ark Zoo Farm, Clevedon Road, Wraxall, Bristol, BS48 1PG
Andrew Browning is the definitive tribute to George Michael, offering audiences the experience of watching, hearing and feeling the atmosphere masterfully recreated by the worlds number one tribute artiste. The Abba Tribute band ’Revival - The tribute live experience’ is quite unlike any other Abba Tribute acts you’ve ever seen. The collective years of experience have enabled the band to create and finely tune quite simply the slickest concert stage show around. 5th December 7:00 pm - 12:30 pm. BAWA Healthcare & Leisure, 589 Southmead Rd, Bristol BS34 7RG
Waddle on over to Brunel’s SS Great Britain and meet a group of penguins visiting from the Falkland Islands, where the ship lay abandoned until 1970. Stanley and his friends have come to find out more about the ship’s awe-inspiring homecoming to Bristol 50 years ago, but they’ve been enjoying their visit so much that they’ve lost their eggs! Set off on the Penguin Trail and search the ship and dockyard to help reunite the penguins with their precious chicks. 22 October - 1 November. Tickets must be prebooked. Brunel's SS Great Britain. Great Western Dockyard, Gas Ferry Road, Bristol, BS1 6TY
This exhibition was due to finish during lockdown but has been extended to give visitors a second chance to see it. From Ancient Egyptian amulets and Mexican charms promising protection, to items collected from the altar of a practising witch, Do you believe in magic? uncovers new ways of understanding worlds beyond our own. All visits must now be pre-booked. 19 October 2019 — 28 February 2021. Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queens Rd, Bristol, BS8 1RL
Over Farm’s Halloween Trail is jam-packed with spooktacular activities that the whole family will enjoy this October! Take a spooky adventure around the farm and visit our friendly animals! There will be lots of Halloween activities to enjoy, amazing sets, scenes and a scarecrow hunt along the way. 4 October - 1 November, 9.30am-4pm. Over Farm, Over, Gloucester, GL2 8DB
Master of dark humour and a political provocateur in recent years, stand-up Andrew Lawrence reminds audiences of his ability to write and deliver clean, non-partisan humour just as well any other comic. In his inimitable sardonic style, Lawrence pontificates on life with a toddler, partner and crippling mortgage as he approaches middle age. 31 October. 8.30pm (doors 7.45pm) The Hen and Chicken 210 North Street Bedminster Bristol BS3 1JF
Join us this October half term for Halloween with a Pirate theme! Be prepared to be spooked by our underwater ghouls and look out for our blood-thirsty resident pirate – he’s one pirate to remember! Learn all about the history of piracy and the meaning behind the skull and crossbones flags. Don’t worry, its not going to be scary. We’ve made it suitable for the whole family! 24th October – 1st November. Bristol Aquarium, Anchor Road, Bristol, BS1 5TT
A Covid safe alternative to trick or treating! Decorate your window, house or garden to create a Halloween themed trail around BS3. To sign up and get added to the map email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The map will be added once we have a few sign-ups. On 31st October, you can then take a walk around BS3 and spot some spooky windows - you can even dress up if you want and parents could hand out treats to their little ones for every house they spot.
OOO ARR! Them Wurzels are back on the road! Performing a career spanning set consisting of all the hits, stories and jokes from a career lasting more than 50 years. Drink up thy Zider! 10 November 7.30pm. St George's Bristol Great George Street (off Park Street) Bristol, BS1 5RR
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The annual Santas on the Run in Bristol is back but not as you know it! Taking place over the weekend of the 11-13 December, supporters will be able to choose their distance, route and their festive dress. Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) who host the annual event, has taken the decision hold it virtually […]
The Old Thatched Cottage is a most charming building dating from 1774 and Grade II Listed; once upon a time it stood directly on the beach serving as a holiday home but has been run as a restaurant by the Michael family since 1959. With a history like that who could resist a visit and […]
Colston Hall has changed its name to Bristol Beacon. Bristol Beacon states on their new website… We know that our former name, that of the slave trader Edward Colston, meant that not everyone has felt welcome or that they belong in their city’s concert hall. And if we can’t share the joy of live music […]
During the lockdown period of closure the tireless owners of the Ashville Steakhouse have been busy giving the restaurant’s interior a superb makeover; quirky visible filament lighting adds to the ambience of warmth and cosiness and the bar has been faced with vintage wine cases which in our case led to a spirited guessing game […]
The Urban Tandoor on Small Street much to the delight of its regular customers has re-opened showcasing “The New Normal Menu” and fully equipped with tasteful glass partitioning between tables to take account of social distancing requirements. They have done everything to make sure that their customers can enjoy terrific Indian food served with panache […]
Minding their Ks and Qs In shops and petrol stations I have been practicing the art of ‘social distancing.’ I had hoped against hope that this altruistic behaviour would be sufficient for all of us to maintain some semblance of normality at this very difficult time. However, for reasons that I’ll not tire you with, […]
Seven Drunken Nights tells the story of the world-famous Irish band, the Dubliners, spanning fifty years of probably a lot more than seven drunken nights – the quantity of Guinness consumed equalling the prodigious talent of the musicians’ ability to play the gutsy and emotive songs the Irish people love. And so did we; this […]
A charity which cares for children with life limiting conditions – and supports their families – has received a welcome cash boost from Bristol’s hoteliers. Children’s Hospice South West provides respite and short breaks, emergency care, palliative care and end-of-life care at three hospices in the region. The organisation was named by the Bristol Hoteliers […]