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Truck Bash South West

Come along for a weekend of great fun great music and an Monster truck stunt show. Red Dragon Monster Truck Rides, Mini movie trucks uk, Full fun fair, Trader village, Food outlets, Showtime Inn, Live music, 20 - 21 July 2024 At Middlezoy, Aerodrome, Bridgwater TA7 0JS

Summer of Sharks!

Sharks have long fascinated the human imagination in many different ways. From the 20th July – 1st September we are learning all about these magnificent creatures at Bristol Aquarium. The aquarium is home to six different types of shark, with breeds both native to the UK and from around the world. You can find the lesser spotted catshark, bull huss shark, Arabian carpet shark, brownbanded bamboo shark, banded Japanese smooth hound and the Port Jackson shark amongst the thousands of aquatic creatures available to explore at the aquarium. Bristol Aquarium, Anchor Road, Bristol, BS1 5TT

Bristol Harbour Festival

The Bristol Harbour Festival celebrates the city's maritime heritage and the importance of Bristol's docks and harbour. Most of the activities, including live music, street performances, fireworks and a variety of other live entertainments, are held on or near the waterfront of Bristol Harbour. Venues include Queen Square, Lloyds Amphitheatre, Millennium Square and Castle Park, with seagoing vessels moored nearby. Expect three days of back-to-back entertainment alongside some proper maritime magic. 19th - 21st July

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is a free to attend, three-day event that celebrates the city and its heritage links to the remarkable world of hot air ballooning. From Friday 9th to Sunday 11th August, the rolling hills of Ashton Court on the outskirts of the city of Bristol are home to a temporary playground of entertainment, and a stage set ready and waiting for over 100 hot air balloons to take flight. Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton, Bristol BS41 9JN

Old Down Estate Food Festival

Indulge your senses at the Old Down Estate Food Festival, where our Manor transforms into a culinary haven featuring a selection of food and drink stands. Immerse yourself in a journey that celebrates both global flavours and locally sourced produce. As you wander through the festival, you’ll encounter a diverse array of stalls offering an enticing variety of cuisines from around the world. From savoury to sweet, spicy to mild, the festival promises a feast for every palate. Our stall holders have been carefully handpicked to ensure a delightful blend of choice and quality, bringing you the finest culinary experience. 11th August. Old Down Estate, Foxholes Lane, Nr. Tockington, Bristol, BS32 4PG

Teddy Bears Picnic

Sat 7 & Sun 8 September. All children will travel for FREE on this special weekend if they bring their Teddy Bear! Enjoy a 50 minute train ride. Then, back at Bitton Station enjoy magic shows, balloon modelling and face painting all included within your ticket. Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, Bitton, Bristol, BS30 6HD

Country Music Festival 2024

August Bank Holiday Weekend 22nd to 26th August. Food/Bar/Marquee/Toilets/ No BBQ’s £50 per person including camping- no electric, Limited camping space, please book early! Day tickets £7 per session/ £14 all day. Plough Pilning, Pilning Street, Nr Pilning, Bristol, BS35 4JJ.

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Wedmore Spotlight

This month we feature the beautiful Somerset area of Wedmore. Situated on raised ground, in the Somerset Levels between the River Axe and River Brue, it is often called the Isle of Wedmore and is packed with wonderful independent shops and eateries and is well worth visiting.

Plenty of free parking means you can take your time, with a stress-free visit.

Our guide will help you enjoy the best Wedmore has to offer.

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Discover Alfresco Cleeve

An authentic Italian restaurant located in Cleeve, near Bristol. Alfresco Cucina Italiana provide traditionally made Italian food using fresh and authentic Italian ingredients, enjoy all the warmth of real Italian home cooking with family or friends. Come enjoy contemporary decor in the dining and bar areas with rich wood and relaxing colours. If the weather allows, be sure to dine al fresco in the courtyard patio. We have a large car park that can accommodate 20 cars, so your visit is sure to be stress free without the worry of finding somewhere secure and nearby to park.

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