Festive events for families in Bristol this weekend: 5/12/15 & 6/12/15

Bristol is definitely gearing up for Christmas this weekend with lots of festive events and activities for children and families!

Here’s the full line-up of events below – but don’t forget to give the Bristol Mum Facebook page a like first to keep up with even more festive events over the next few weeks!

SATURDAY

Family Christmas Fun Day: Brislington

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A festive afternoon for all of the family including free bouncy castle, free mince pies, free face painting, Christmas crafts and more!

  • 2 – 5pm
  • Hungerford Road, Community Centre, Brislington

Christmas in the Park: Dyrham Park

Join the team to celebrate Christmas outdoors this year. Meet Father Christmas at the Old Lodge, have a go at making some natural decorations and complete the deer trail through the park.

Ashley Down School’s Christmas Fair

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Lots of festive fun such as live music, Santa’s grotto, mulled wine and mince pies, raffle, and market stalls.

  • 12 – 2.30pm (Christmas trees for sale fom 10am)
  • £1 entry
  • Downend Road, BS7 9PD

The Light Princess at Tobacco Factory Theatres in association with Peepolykus

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In a kingdom far away, lives an extraordinary princess; a princess strikingly different to any you’ll have ever heard of. Strikingly different, in fact, to anyone who has ever lived.

Come along this Christmas to be swept off your feet, as Tobacco Factory Theatres tell the incredible story of the princess who just can’t keep her feet on the ground.

Knowle West Children’s Centre Christmas Fair

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Come and meet Santa at this Christmas fair. More festive fun includes glitter tattoos, a Christmas barbecue and more!

  • 10.30am – 1pm
  • Leinster Ave, Knowle West, BS4 1NN
  • More details

Making Christmas Presents: Skincare Products – A Makey Mamas Workshop

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Using only natural ingredients learn to make luxurious Lip Balms, Body Scrubs and Bath Oils for friends and family for christmas presents. You will take home 12 products – 6 lipbalms, 3 body scrubs and 3 bath oils. You can personalise each product with gorgeous scents to suit the person you are making it for.

  • 10am – 12noon
  • Workshop cost £26 – 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

Ali & Joe’s Christmas Tree Sale: Tobacco Factory Market

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Come along to choose your perfect Christmas tree! There will be beautiful Nordmann fir trees in all sizes, plus Christmas decorations, cards, decor, kids’ crafts, as well as some very special Woody the Reindeers.

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop: The Golden Hill Community Garden

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Learn how to design and create stunning natural seasonal wreaths with fabulous foliage from the allotments and local gardens. Children welcome.

  • Drop-in between 10am – 4pm (please arrive by 3pm)
  • £10

BS4 Market: Wells Road

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Fresh produce, arts and crafts, Artisan foods and more.

Christmas Fair: Horfield Church of England Primary School

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Lots of festive activities for children and families.

  • 11.30am – 2pm
  • Horfield Church of England School, Bishop Manor Road, BS10 5BD

Emmanuel Christmas Craft Evening: Horfield Methodist Church

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  • 7.30 – 10pm
  • £10 per ticket (£7 for students)
  • Horfield Methodist Church, Churchways Avenue BS7 8SN
  • More details

The Emmanuel Christmas Craft Evening is back! Try your hand at several different crafts, enjoy refreshments, the opportunity to chat and relax and hear a short talk from the bible about the true meaning of Christmas.

Santa Paws Fundraiser: The Ardagh, Horfield Common

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Come and support the Troop family’s first fundraising event in support of brilliant charity ‘Hearing Dogs for the Deaf.’

Charlotte Troop is waiting to receive her very first hearing dog in the new year, once training has been completed & the whole family are passionate about giving something back to the charity whose work will enable her to live more independently & confidently.

Do come along and support this fantastic charity event!

Festive Food and Craft Market: Tyntesfield

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Lots of delicious festive foods and crafts on offer.

The Moggery Christmas Fair

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All welcome to the Bristol Moggery Rehoming Centre’s Christmas Fair to raise money for the work that this charity does. There will be books, gifts, stalls, home made cakes, refreshments, games and more. The fair will be officially opened by Iam Fergusson, BBC Weatherman.

  • 1 – 4pm
  • St Michaels and All Angels Church Hall, 160a Gloucester Road (Pigsty Hill), Bishopston BS7 8NT
  • FREE admission

Free Kids’ Xmas Party: Kings Lawn Tennis Club

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Kings LTC invite you to their free Kids Xmas party – all welcome!

Prizes, competitions and fun games
Free mini tennis for all the family
Free party food for kids
Free cardio taster session for adults
Food and festive drinks available to buy for adults
Get into the Xmas spirit at Kings!

Kid Carpet’s Noisy Nativity: Tobacco Factory Theatres

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Kid Carpet gives the traditional Christmas story a radical remix with big beat songs, wonky carols, live special effects, puppetry and animation!

Kid Carpet is putting on the local Christmas Nativity show, but no one has turned up to audition. Ay Caramba! Never fear, The Noisy Animals are next door at band practice and say they can help out.

SUNDAY

Sunday Morning Cookery Club

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Monthly cookery club for age 6-8. Make a different recipe every month (no need to sign up for a term, just book the dates/recipes you’d like to come to).

All the classes take place at Meals for Squeals cookery school in Coalpit Heath, Bristol. Award-winning cookery school, DBS (CRB) checked, food hygiene certification, accredited by Kallikids.

Today’s class will be making Crispy Chicken Drumsticks.

Winter Fair: St Werburgh’s City Farm

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Ali & Joe’s Christmas Tree Sale: Tobacco Factory Market

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Come along to choose your perfect Christmas tree! There will be beautiful Nordmann fir trees in all sizes, plus Christmas decorations, cards, decor, kids’ crafts, as well as some very special Woody the Reindeers.

Tobacco Factory Christmas Market

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A wide range of stalls offering foods, crafts and more.

Victorian Christmas at Blaise

Celebrate a Victorian Christmas at Blaise Castle House. Listen to festive tales and music, make your own Christmas cards and admire the house decked out with boughs of holly!

Festive Food and Craft Market: Tyntesfield

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Lots of delicious festive foods and crafts on offer.

Christmas Fair: Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Enjoy gift stalls, Christmas carols, crafts and more.

  • 11am – 4.30pm
  • FREE entry (donations welcome)
  • More details

The Light Princess at Tobacco Factory Theatres in association with Peepolykus

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In a kingdom far away, lives an extraordinary princess; a princess strikingly different to any you’ll have ever heard of. Strikingly different, in fact, to anyone who has ever lived.

Come along this Christmas to be swept off your feet, as Tobacco Factory Theatres tell the incredible story of the princess who just can’t keep her feet on the ground.

Kid Carpet’s Noisy Nativity: Tobacco Factory Theatres

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Kid Carpet gives the traditional Christmas story a radical remix with big beat songs, wonky carols, live special effects, puppetry and animation!

Kid Carpet is putting on the local Christmas Nativity show, but no one has turned up to audition. Ay Caramba! Never fear, The Noisy Animals are next door at band practice and say they can help out.

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