What’s on this Weekend in Bristol for Families: 05/09/15 – 06/09/15

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It’s the weekend and it’s sure to be a good one!

This weekend is jam-packed with events and activities for children and families including boat trips, Harvest Festival, free family run, two Make Sunday Special events, a free mini-festival, Green Treasure Hunt and much more.

And, don’t forget to like the Bristol Mum facebook page to keep up with events and activities throughout September and beyond!

SATURDAY

Feed Bristol Harvest Festival: Frenchay Park Road

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Come and celebrate the glories of summer and see all the progress made this year. Opening of the new green house and straw bale storage shed. Lots of food to feast on, workshops, kids activities, live music and café.

Mayflower Boat Trips: Bristol Harbour

Explore the harbour aboard the world’s oldest steam tug. Buy tickets on board on the day. Trips last 30 minutes.

Crofts End Church 120th Anniversary Street Party: St George

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A special street party bash to celebrate the 120th anniversary of Crofts End Church. Activities for children of all ages.

Bee and Pollination Festival 2015: Botanic Garden

  • 10am – 5pm
  • £4.50 entry (free to friends, children, university staff and students)
  • More details

A 2-day festival which includes demonstrations and talks about beekeeping and the workings of a live hive, plus activities such as apple pressing, a Honey Mystery tour, insect hotel building and willow sculpture weaving. Refreshments available.

The Green Treasure Hunt: Bishopston, Cotham & Redland

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

Westbury-on-Trym Village Show

Face painting, country market, garden games, tombola, Morris dance workshop, brass band, afternoon cream tea and more!

Messy Church: Horfield Baptist Church

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Lots of free crafts for children with lunch included.

SUNDAY

Kings Weston Junior Park Run: Kings Weston Estate

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  • 10am
  • FREE 
  • Kings Weston Estate, Kings Weston Lane, BS11 OUR
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A free weekly 2k timed run for children aged 4 – 14 with their families around Kings Weston Estate. All welcome but must register first.

Picnic in the Park: St Werburgh’s

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  • 1 – 5pm
  • FREE
  • Mina park Road, St Werburgh’s, BS2
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A fantastic family friendly mini-festival which includes free all-day bouncy castle, face painting, food, drinks, workshops, yoga and much more!

Mayflower Boat Trips: Bristol Harbour

Explore the harbour aboard the world’s oldest steam tug. Buy tickets on board on the day. Trips last 30 minutes.

Make Sunday Special: Bristol Old City

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

Make Sunday Special: Dundry View

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Food, live music, games for all ages, Wild West Show, scooter races, fun dog show, workshops and more.

Bee and Pollination Festival 2015: Botanic Garden

  • 10am – 5pm
  • £4.50 entry (free to friends, children, university staff and students)
  • More details

A 2-day festival which includes demonstrations and talks about beekeeping and the workings of a live hive, plus activities such as apple pressing, a Honey Mystery tour, insect hotel building and willow sculpture weaving. Refreshments available.

Food and Crafts Market: Tyntesfield

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Come along and stroll around Home Farm, enjoy the atmosphere and pick up some seasonal treats.

‘Retroville’ Tobacco Factory Market: BS3

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Retroville – a fabulous vintage & retro market – takes place on the first Sunday of every month, with vintage & retro clothing, homeware, jewellery, furniture and records.

The Green Treasure Hunt: Bishopston, Cotham & Redland

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

WI Family Garden Party: Brislington

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  • 1 – 5pm
  • St Luke’s Scout Hut, Brookside Road, Brislington

Activities, games, refreshments, cakes and fun.

Free Clay Bird-Building Workshop: Old Sneed Park Nature Reserve

Come and find this hidden gem containing pristine wildflower meadow, wood, lake and paths for this clay bird-building workshop.

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