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Bristol City Council

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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.

Avon Valley Railway Santa Specials 2020

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

Pumpkin Fest

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

Get ready for the Ultimate Christmas Party with Tributes to George Michael and Abba!

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

Penguin Trail

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

Do you believe in magic?

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

Halloween Family Farm Trail

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

Stand Up For The Weekend with Andrew Lawrence and Guests

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

Blood-thirsty Pirates

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

BS3 Haunted Houses

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: bs3hauntedhouses@gmail.com. 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.

The Wurzels

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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