What’s on for families in Bristol this weekend: 21/11/15 & 22/11/15

If you are looking for ideas and inspiration of what to do with your kids this weekend, this post may well be helpful! Below is a list of all the fun events and activities planned in Bristol this weekend for children and families.

There are lots of Christmas fairs on this weekend, as well as the Totterdown Front Room Arts Festival, plus Andy Day from CBeebies will also be performing on Gloucester Road!

But before you read on, please do pop over to the Bristol Mum Facebook page and give it a like so as to keep up with even more events and activities coming up in Bristol in the near future!

SATURDAY

Science for Kids with Bill Bailey: Zion Community Art Space, Bedminster Down

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  • 10.30 – 11.30am
  • Zion, Bishopsworth Road, bedminster Down, BS13 7JW
  • Event details

Join Bill Bailey from ‘Adventures in Science’ for a morning of exploration and fun from flaming hands to rockets and icicles, Bill will inform and amaze with hands-on experiments for ages 4+. Café open from 10am, workshop aimed at ages 4-8 but all ages welcome.

Archaeology Symposium: M Shed

A one day event exploring exciting research and discoveries made by archaeologists in Bristol.

Winter Warmer Christmas Sale: Stoke Bishop

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  • 11.30am – 3pm
  • Free entry
  • St Mary Magdelene Church, Mariners Drive, Stoke Bishop

Gifts, cakes, Bric a Brac, toys, candles, raffle, Tombola and much more.

Photograph your Christmas baby – A Makey Mamas Workshop
Saturday 21st November 10-11.30am

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Led by a trained photographer, learn basic techniques to take great photos of your little one using whatever camera you have, whether it’s a mobile phone or an SLR! No previous camera skills necessary! The photos you take will make great framed presents or christmas cards

Workshop is half theory and half practical so bring your baby! Suitable for pre-crawling babies only.

You will receive:
Information and hand outs
Practical experience with feedback
Use of Christmassy props/ backdrops
Four weeks of follow up tips via text
Option to stay for 30 extra minutes and receive additional photography support (£3 extra)
Time spent getting to know other parents

  • 10 – 11.30am
  • Cost £18 for 1 parent/ £22 for 2 parents – SAVE £3 per workshop if you book with a friend, or book 2 or more workshops together
  • Venue: KudaCan, 7 Dongola Ave, Bishopston, BS7

For more information and to book:
misty@makeymamas.co.uk
www.makeymamas.co.uk
www.facebook.com/makeymamas

The Totterdown Front Room Arts Festival 2015

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The Front Room Arts Trail regularly attracts around 180 artists including dancers, musicians, singers, crafts people, fine artists, dramatists and even exciting local pop-up chefs. This all takes place in 60 different Front Rooms, street corners open spaces, pubs, cafés, church halls, cemeteries and shops across Totterdown.

This year the theme will be Hats so there will be lots of hat-related activities. The organisers are asking both artists and the public to wears hats of their choice, or to come and make a hat in the workshop and the join the hat parade through the woods down to the Mad Hatters Tea Party in Arno’s Vale Cemetery.

Curly Cow Children’s Nearly New Sale: Redland High School

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  • 10.30am – 12 noon
  • £1 entry per adult (children free)
  • Redland High School, Redland Court, BS6 7EF

Good quality baby and toddler equipment, toys and clothes for sale.

Winter Park Walk: Dyrham Park

  • 10.45 – 11.45am
  • Free (normal admission price applies)
  • Event details

Join the Park ranger for a free guided walk round Dyrham Park, enjoying amazing views and seeing the herd of fallow deer in their beautiful Winter coats.

Table Top Sale: The Ardagh, Horfield Common

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  • 10.30am – 12.30pm
  • The Ardagh Bowling Club, Horfield Common
  • For more information or to book phone Kay 0117 9426580

A Table Top Sale at the Ardagh selling Toys, books, arts, crafts, preserves, cards and much more.

Sefton Park School Winter Fair

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  • 12 – 3pm
  • FREE ENTRY
  • Off Williamson Road / Happy Lane

Santa’s Grotto, donkey rides, café, craft stalls, BBQ, refreshments and more.

CBeebies star Andy Day performing songs from new album: Gloucester Road, Bishopston

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  • 2 – 3pm
  • Outside Room 212, 212 Gloucester Road, Bishopston BS7

This Saturday CBeebies star Andy day will be performing songs from his new album Andy & the Odd Socks on our very own Gloucester Road!

Andy will be outside Room 212 from 2 – 3pm and he will also be signing copies of his CDs.

Christmas Fair: Filton

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  • 12 – 3pm
  • 50p entry (under 8s free)
  • St Andrew’s Methodist Youth Centre, Elm Park, Filton BS34 7PS

SUNDAY 22nd NOVEMBER

The Totterdown Front Room Arts Festival 2015

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The Front Room Arts Trail regularly attracts around 180 artists including dancers, musicians, singers, crafts people, fine artists, dramatists and even exciting local pop-up chefs. This all takes place in 60 different Front Rooms, street corners open spaces, pubs, cafés, church halls, cemeteries and shops across Totterdown.

This year the theme will be Hats so there will be lots of hat-related activities. The organisers are asking both artists and the public to wears hats of their choice, or to come and make a hat in the workshop and the join the hat parade through the woods down to the Mad Hatters Tea Party in Arnos Vale Cemetery.

Kings Weston Junior Park Run: Kings Weston Estate

Kings Weston Junior Parkrun

  • 10am
  • FREE 
  • Kings Weston Estate, Kings Weston Lane, BS11 OUR
  • More details

A free weekly 2k timed run for children aged 4 – 14 with their families around Kings Weston Estate. All welcome but must register first.

Winter Park Walk: Dyrham Park

  • 10.45 – 11.45am
  • Free (normal admission price applies)
  • Event details

Join the Park ranger for a free guided walk round Dyrham Park, enjoying amazing views and seeing the herd of fallow deer in their beautiful Winter coats.

Horfield Common Container Space – We’re going on a scavenger hunt!

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  • 12 – 2pm
  • The Café on the Common, the Ardagh, Horfield Common
  • More details

If you are a reuse and recycling fan with some creative imagination then come and join the Friends of Horfield Common on a local scavenger hunt to see what you can find to transform the wonderful new cafe container-space!

Suitable for 14 years+. Please wear clothes suitable for the weather, sturdy shoes and bring gloves if you have them. The scavenger hunt sets off at 12 noon. All welcome.

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