What’s on for Families in Bristol this Weekend: 15/08/15 – 16/08/15

There are some great events for children and families this weekend, from bug and beastie hunting to crane rides! Here’s the full line-up:

SATURDAY

The Green Treasure Hunt: Bishopston, Cotham & Redland

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

Crane Rides: M Shed

  • 11am – 4pm
  • Electric cranes £2; Fairbairn steam crane free (donations welcome)
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Experince a working crane on the dockside with trips inside the electric cranes and the Fairbairn steam crane, M Shed’s biggest exhibits! Buy tickets on board on the day.

Sheep in the Cathedral: Bristol Cathedral

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Fun, free sheep activities for families and young children to enjoy. Titled Can Ewe Help? the trail consists of 12 lost sheep, hidden around the Cathedral. Children and families are encouraged to find them all to reveal a secret message.

Pond Surveying: Dyrham Park

  • 1pm
  • Free event (normal admission charge applies)
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Join the ranger at Frying Pan Pond to do a survey to find out which creatures are making our wetland areas their home. Grab a net to find out and test your ID skills.

SUNDAY

Tobacco Factory Market

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A thriving community market with around 40 food and craft stalls.

Sunday Roast at Zion

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  • 12 – 3pm
  • Zion Community Art Space, Bishopsworth Road, Bedminster Down
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Come to Zion for a delicious Sunday roast, choice of meats and vegetarian options of adults and kids plus amazing puddings! Booking in advance recommended.

Crane Rides: M Shed

  • 11am – 4pm
  • Electric cranes £2; Fairbairn steam crane free (donations welcome)
  • More details

Experince a working crane on the dockside with trips inside the electric cranes and the Fairbairn steam crane, M Shed’s biggest exhibits! Buy tickets on board on the day.

Bugs and Beasties: Old Sneed Park Nature Reserve

  • 2pm
  • Free (donations welome)
  • Tel 0117 9686799 to book a place

Come and discover more about the insect world and their role in pollination and find out about the host of invertibrates which live on the reserve. Children hunting for bugs and beasties must be accompanied. Please wear suitable clothing.

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.

Fun Dog Show & Family fair: Avon Riding Centre, Henbury

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Kids’ games, face painting, pedigree and novelty classes, barbecue and more.

Sheep in the Cathedral: Bristol Cathedral

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Fun, free sheep activities for families and young children to enjoy. Titled Can Ewe Help? the trail consists of 12 lost sheep, hidden around the Cathedral. Children and families are encouraged to find them all to reveal a secret message.

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