What’s on for Families in Bristol this Weekend: 1/8/2015 – 2/8/15

Here’s the line-up of events happening in and around Bristol this weekend for children and families. Enjoy!

SATURDAY

Train Rides: M Shed

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  • 11am – 5pm
  • Buy tickets on-board on the day: Single £2 / Return £3 M Shed to ss Great Britain, Single £4 / Return £5 M Shed to Ashton Bridge, Under 6s travel free
  • More details

Take a train trip on the Bristol Harbour Railway and be transported back to the days of steam. Ride on Britain’s only dockside steam railway behind one of our Bristol-built locomotives.

Decorate the Picnic Area: Dyrham Park

  • 12 noon
  • Free (normal admission charges apply)
  • More details

Join the ranger at Old Lodge picnic barn to give it a summer spruce. Get creative and inspired by outdoors and nature, decorating with natural materials.

Redfest All Dayer 2015

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Free Art & Music Festival in St George Park. A day of amazing local talent over 2 main stages as well as a Kids Village, healing area, market stalls, food stalls and bars.

Launch of the Green Treasure Hunt: Bishopston, Cotham & Redland

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  • Takes place from Saturday 1st August – 13th September
  • More details

Go on The Green Treasure Hunt to find various green treasures located around Bishopston, Cotham and Redland. A fun day out for all of the family.

Bliss Buggy Push: Bradley Stoke Nature Reserve

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A 5k walk around Bradley Stoke Nature Reserve raising money for Bliss special care baby charity. Raffle and cake sale in aid of southmead nicu afterwards.

Afternoon Tea: Westbury on Trym Methodist Church

  • 3 – 4.30pm
  • Tickets £5 – contact Kate 0117 401 0646

Afternoon tea with delicious scones and cakes, raising money for Children’s Hospice South West.

SUNDAY

Make Sunday Special: Bristol City Centre

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Music, games and dancing will brighten the streets of the Old City as part of the latest Make Sunday Special.

This event will feature dance classes from Bristol Kizomba in the Glass Arcade and music from samba drummers Ilu Axe, the Riff Raff choir and adult wind band Westerly Winds Staple Hill.

Train Rides: M Shed

M Shed train

  • 11am – 5pm
  • Buy tickets on-board on the day: Single £2 / Return £3 M Shed to ss Great Britain, Single £4 / Return £5 M Shed to Ashton Bridge, Under 6s travel free
  • More details

Take a train trip on the Bristol Harbour Railway and be transported back to the days of steam. Ride on Britain’s only dockside steam railway behind one of our Bristol-built locomotives.

Family Fun Teddy Bears’ Picnic: Arnos Vale

Bring along a picnic lunch and your favourite cuddly friend and join in with a teddy bears’ picnic and other fun activities.

Miniature Train Rides: Ashton Court Miniature Railway

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  • 12 noon – 5pm
  • Ticket Prices 70p for one ride / 5 tickets for £3.
  • More details

Take a ride or two on this lovely miniature railway. Great for children of all ages.

The Green Treasure Hunt: Bishopston, Cotham & Redland

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  • Takes place from Saturday 1st August – 13th September
  • More details

Go on The Green Treasure Hunt to find various green treasures located around Bishopston, Cotham and Redland. A fun day out for all of the family.

Retroville: Tobacco Factory Market

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A fabulous vintage & retro market with vintage & retro clothing, homeware, jewellery, furniture and records, plus cakes.

Tyntesfield Food and Craft Market

Come along and stroll around Home Farm, enjoy the atmosphere and pick up some seasonal treats. From freshly baked bread and fine cheeses to handmade jewellery and ceramics.

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