What’s on for Kids at Bristol Harbour Festival 2018

This week the Bristol Harbour Festival 2018 begins, the city’s biggest free Summer maritime event.

From Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd July, Bristol’s Harbourside will be transformed with over three miles of activities, stretching from the Underfall Yard on Cumberland Road into the City Centre and up to Castle Park.

What’s more, there is also a fun-packed programme of activities especially for children and families over the weekend.  The fun includes circus acts, arts and crafts, singing, music, origami and baby racing!

Please find the line-up of child-friendly fun below…

SATURDAY 21st JULY:

Tiny Toes Ballet
Ballet for children aged 18 months+.

  • 10am
  • Bristol Dances, Millennium Square

APE Project
Community arts and crafts.

  • 11am,
  • Circus Playground, Queen Square

Wecil & Sense
Sensory play and inclusive workshops for young disabled people and their families.

  • 11am- 12 noon, Music Workshop
  • 12 pm – 1:00 pm: Sense sensory play
  • 1 pm – 2pm:Come and find out about the local offer
  • 2 – 4.30pm:  Accessible Sports
  • Bristol Dances, Millennium Square

The Curious Cube
A strange mirrored cube structure

  • 11am
  • Ground floor, We The Curious, Millennium Square

Babel Babies
Foreign languages for young children

  • 11am, 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm
  • Circus Playground, Queen Square

Bocadalupa 
A children’s playscape which explores ideas about the weather.

  • 11am – 5pm
  • Circus Playground, Queen Square

Tiny Little Clouds
Sensory exploration for 1-4 year olds.

  • 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm
  • Circus Playground, Queen Square

Origami Society
Hands-on origami sessions, teaching children and families how to make paper boats, pirate hats, eye patches, cutlasses, fish and other sea-related items.

  • 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm
  • Circus Playground, Queen Square

Maritime Shindig
Bubble throwing pirates, stilt walkers,sea shanty singers , steel drummers, storytelling mermaids and more!

  • From 12 noon
  • Wapping Wharf

Baby Racing
The annual Bristol Harbour Festival Baby Racing tournament!

  • 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 4.30pm
  • Circus Playground, Queen Square

SUNDAY 22nd JULY:

Bocadalupa
A children’s playscape which explores ideas about the weather.

  • 11am – 5pm
  • Circus Playground, Queen Square

Babel Babies
Foreign languages for young children.

  • 11am, 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm
  • Circus Playground, Queen Square

Wecil & Sense
Sensory play and inclusive workshops for young disabled people and their families

  • 11 am – 12 pm: Music workshop
  • 12 pm – 1 pm: Sense Sensory Play
  • 1 pm – 4 pm: Accessible Circus skills
  • Bristol Dances, Millennium Square

The Curious Cube
A strange mirrored cube structure.

  • 11am
  • Ground floor, We The Curious, Millennium Square

APE Project
Community arts and crafts.

  • 11am
  • Circus Playground, Queen Square

diddi dance Bristol
Funky dancing for young children.

  • 11 – 11.45am
  • Bristol dances, Millennium Square

Tiny Little Clouds
Sensory exploration for 1-4 year olds.

  • 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm
  • Circus Playground, Queen Square

British Origami Society
Hands-on origami sessions, teaching children and families how to make paper boats, pirate hats, eye patches, cutlasses, fish and other sea-related items.

  • 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm
  • Circus Playground, Queen Square

Dancin’ Tots
Nursery rhymes, action songs, music and movement for Babies and Toddlers.

  • 12.15pm
  • Bristol Dances, Millennium Square

Baby Racing
The annual Bristol Harbour Festival Baby Racing tournament!

  • 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 4.30pm
  • Circus Playground, Queen Square

For more information about Bristol Harbour Festival please visit https://www.bristolharbourfestival.co.uk/.

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