What’s On

FRIDAY 23rd AUGUST

Cooking Like the Pros Workshop: Torwood House School, Redland
Cook like the Pros is a workshop for teens with celebrity chef, Anupreet Attridge. Learn to create wonderful simple impressive meals from around the world for your friends and family.

Learn to create wonderful simple impressive meals from around the world for your friends and family. In each morning workshop we will prepare and cook a delicious meal all together before we set the table to eat together.

Each workshop is prepared so there is at least one not so commonly used ingredient included to get the youngsters used to different and exciting food and ingredients to cook with. Each meal will be fun, delicious and colourful.

Day 3 – Friday 9th August (vegan): Red Lentil & Tomato Tarka Dhal with Fennel Roasted Cauliflower and Cumin Pillau Rice.

– Please wear closed toe shoes
– Bring a apron to wear for the class
– Bring a pen to make notes
– All recipe handouts will be provided
– All ingredients will be provided

  • Dates: Fri 2nd August, Fri 9th August, Fri 16th August, Fri 23rd August, Fri 30th August
  • Time: 10am-1pm
  • Cost: £36.83
  • Please let organiser know if your child is vegetarian and an alternative will be available
  • Details & Tickets

How to Move like a Movie Star Workshop: Torwood House School, Redland
What to know how to move like a star on the red carpet, how they manage on red carpets in heels! This session will show you how!

How do stars like Natalie Dormer, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lupita Nyong’o and Victoria Beckham look SO elegant? OK, so they dress beautifully and have amazing hair, makeup and photography… But they all move with grace and lightness, because they’ve all learned about the Alexander Technique – and now you can too.

Find out how the way you think affects the way you move, and how changing both can help you improve in everything you do. And no matter how brilliant you get, the AT will keep helping you to get better.

If you’ve ever had a sore neck, shoulders or back and found it hard to let tension go, the Alexander Technique can really help you with that. But you don’t need to have any problems with to learn learn this amazing way of thinking you’ll be able to use for the rest of your life.

There’s no subject more fascinating than YOU, and you’ll be studying what you are doing in this workshop. You’ll be able to share ideas with each other as you learn and help each other as a group. Every session is as individual as you are so you’ll be on an adventure into the unknown. Are you up for the adventure?

  • Dates: Thurs 25th July, Fri 16th August, Fri 23rd August
  • Time: 10am-12.30pm
  • Cost: £32.57
  • Details & Tickets

SATURDAY 24th AUGUST

‘Space Chase’ FREE Crafts for Kids: St Paul’s Library
FREE craft workshop at St Paul’s Library bringing space-themed creations to life and celebrating this year’s Summer Reading Challenge!

For children aged 4 years+. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • 12-1pm
  • FREE
  • Limited spaces – call to book tel. 0117 9145489.
  • More details

Dog Show & Family Fun Afternoon: Westbury Park School
Family and dog-friendly event. Bouncy castle, hot food, fun dog show, games, crafts and more.

  • 1-5pm
  • Westbury Park School, Bayswater Avenue, BS6 7NU

SUNDAY 25th AUGUST

Miniature Train Rides: Ashton Court Railway
Miniature train rides available for children of all ages and (adults too!) at this little public railway tucked away in the grounds of Ashton Court Estate.

  • 12-5pm
  • Tickets: £1.50 per ride or 5 for £6.50
  • More details

Summer Fun Day: Hartcliffe Park Community Farm
All welcome to this event which offers lots of great fun for kids, including a bouncy castle, crafts, games, face painting, music and stalls. There will also be visits from the fire brigade and police!

Children and parents/carers can enjoy seeing the farm animals and enjoy playing in the large play park. The farm’s café will also be open and selling hot food including hot dogs, burgers, ice creams and drinks.

  • 12-5pm
  • Free entry
  • Hartcliffe Community Farm, Lampton Avenue, BS13 0QH
  • More details

MONDAY 26th AUGUST

Miniature Train Rides: Ashton Court Railway
Miniature train rides available for children of all ages and (adults too!) at this little public railway tucked away in the grounds of Ashton Court Estate.

  • 12-5pm
  • Tickets: £1.50 per ride or 5 for £6.50
  • More details

TUESDAY 27th AUGUST

Nutrition with Nadia: learn what to eat and why: Torwood House School, Redland
Learn what to eat and why, including a healthy treat making workshop.

Venture into the world of food! You’ll be learning how to make a range of healthy, balanced foods entirely from scratch that you can enjoy during the session. All food is made entirely from natural ingredients and can also be made allergen free.

We will be making savoury dishes – Moroccan Hummus, traditional pitta breads served with delicious side dips. And sweet treats – Nutritious ice creams, chocolate truffles and dark chocolate mousse. *Foods do not contain dairy (milk), nuts or shellfish.

  • Date: Tues 23rd July, Tues 30th July, Tues 6th August, Tues 13th August, Tues 20th August, Tues 27th August
  • Time: 1-4pm
  • Cost: £37.24
  • Details & Tickets

Cloth Dolls Making Workshop: Torwood House School, Redland
A week-long course which will teach you how to make bespoke fun cloth jointed dolls which reflect your own personality, plus learning sewing and embroidery skills also.

  • Dates: Tues 6th – Fri 9th August or Tues 27th – Fri 30th August
  • Cost: £277.75
  • Details & Tickets

WEDNESDAY 28th AUGUST

Egypt Explorers Workshop: Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
Sail down the Nile with us and discover ancient Egypt. Children will love this hands-on workshop exploring pyramids, pharaohs and mummification.

Explore Egyptian artefacts, make papyrus paper, practice hieroglyphic writing and decorate a mini sarcophagus, all inspired by our fantastic Egypt gallery.

Children over 8 years old can take part in this session unaccompanied. We will contact you to arrange this once you have purchased a ticket.

Suitable for children aged 7-10 years.

  • Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
  • 10.30am-1.00pm
  • 28 August 2019
  • £10 – book online in advance
  • Ages 7-10
  • BOOK ONLINE

FRIDAY 30th AUGUST

Cooking Like the Pros Workshop: Torwood House School, Redland
Cook like the Pros is a workshop for teens with celebrity chef, Anupreet Attridge. Learn to create wonderful simple impressive meals from around the world for your friends and family.

Learn to create wonderful simple impressive meals from around the world for your friends and family. In each morning workshop we will prepare and cook a delicious meal all together before we set the table to eat together.

Each workshop is prepared so there is at least one not so commonly used ingredient included to get the youngsters used to different and exciting food and ingredients to cook with. Each meal will be fun, delicious and colourful.

Day 3 – Friday 9th August (vegan): Red Lentil & Tomato Tarka Dhal with Fennel Roasted Cauliflower and Cumin Pillau Rice.

– Please wear closed toe shoes
– Bring a apron to wear for the class
– Bring a pen to make notes
– All recipe handouts will be provided
– All ingredients will be provided

  • Dates: Fri 2nd August, Fri 9th August, Fri 16th August, Fri 23rd August, Fri 30th August
  • Time: 10am-1pm
  • Cost: £36.83
  • Please let organiser know if your child is vegetarian and an alternative will be available
  • Details & Tickets

“Make Your Own…” Craft Workshop: Torwood House School, Redland
A craft workshop with Gaynor Page, a Professional Wedding Stationer and Crafter.

Bring your creativity to life with these Card-making or box-making workshops where you will learn some basic skills to produce items that will make you look like an expert!

You will learn a minimum of 2 techniques with which, you can:

– Create a Card or Gift Box that you can keep for your own portfolio, or pass on to someone special
– Use the techniques within your Art GCSE or A-level
– Explore the techniques further, for yourself and your own creativity
– Use these and more for your own relaxation or business

  • Date: Wed 24th July, Wed 31st July, Thurs 8th Aug, Fri 30th August
  • Time: 1-4pm
  • Cost: £39.40
  • Details & Tickets

SATURDAY 7th SEPTEMBER

Westbury-on-Trym Village Show
The 40th Westbury-on-Trym Village Show with the theme of ‘Celebration’.

  • 11am-5pm
  • Adults £1, Kids free
  • Westbury-on-Trym Village Hall, BS9 4AG
  • More details

SUNDAY 8th SEPTEMBER

Miniature Train Rides: Ashton Court Railway
Miniature train rides available for children of all ages and (adults too!) at this little public railway tucked away in the grounds of Ashton Court Estate.

  • 12-5pm
  • Tickets: £1.50 per ride or 5 for £6.50
  • More details

SUNDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER

Miniature Train Rides: Ashton Court Railway
Miniature train rides available for children of all ages and (adults too!) at this little public railway tucked away in the grounds of Ashton Court Estate.

  • 12-5pm
  • Tickets: £1.50 per ride or 5 for £6.50
  • More details

SATURDAY 28th SEPTEMBER

Sprogs Children’s Nearly New Sale: Horfield Parish Church Hall
Good quality children’s clothes, toys and nursery equipment for sale. Yummy tea and cakes served!

  • 10-11.30am
  • £1 adult admission
  • Horfield Parish Church Hall, Wellington Hill, BS7 8ST
  • More details

SUNDAY 6th OCTOBER

Miniature Train Rides: Ashton Court Railway
Miniature train rides available for children of all ages and (adults too!) at this little public railway tucked away in the grounds of Ashton Court Estate.

  • 12-5pm
  • Tickets: £1.50 per ride or 5 for £6.50
  • More details

SUNDAY 13th OCTOBER

Miniature Train Rides: Ashton Court Railway
Miniature train rides available for children of all ages and (adults too!) at this little public railway tucked away in the grounds of Ashton Court Estate.

  • 12-5pm
  • Tickets: £1.50 per ride or 5 for £6.50
  • More details

SUNDAY 27th OCTOBER

Miniature Train Rides: Ashton Court Railway
Miniature train rides available for children of all ages and (adults too!) at this little public railway tucked away in the grounds of Ashton Court Estate.

  • 12-5pm
  • Tickets: £1.50 per ride or 5 for £6.50
  • More details

SUNDAY 8th DECEMBER

‘A Million Dreams’ Spectacular Family Experience: The Passenger Shed (near Temple Meads)
ROLL UP, ROLL UP AND RUN AWAY TO A WORLD THAT WE’VE DESIGNED!  They can say it all sounds crazy…but at our Million Dreams family event here’s what you and your family will experience:

– The Hype ‘Big Top’ nestled in Bristol’s iconic Passenger Shed
– Delicious ‘circus dog’ and nachos (vegetarian and GF available)
– Individual popcorn and pic ‘n’ mix bags
– Lashings of luscious cloudy lemonade
– Vintage tea and coffee stand
– Song and dance spectacular
– A circus skills workshop
– Fairground side stalls
​- Fun and frolics interactive disco

A Million Dreams is all it’s gonna take to entertain your family this Christmas!

  • DATE: Sunday 8th December (other dates available: Sat 14th Dec, Sun 15th Dec, Sat 21st Dec)
  • TIME: Event runs from 11.30am to 2.30pm
  • TICKETS: £25 per child / £28 per adult / £97.50 per family
  • VENUE: The Passenger Shed at Brunel’s Old Station, near Bristol Temple Meads
  • More details & tickets

SATURDAY 14th DECEMBER

‘A Million Dreams’ Spectacular Family Experience: The Passenger Shed (near Temple Meads)
ROLL UP, ROLL UP AND RUN AWAY TO A WORLD THAT WE’VE DESIGNED!  They can say it all sounds crazy…but at our Million Dreams family event here’s what you and your family will experience:

– The Hype ‘Big Top’ nestled in Bristol’s iconic Passenger Shed
– Delicious ‘circus dog’ and nachos (vegetarian and GF available)
– Individual popcorn and pic ‘n’ mix bags
– Lashings of luscious cloudy lemonade
– Vintage tea and coffee stand
– Song and dance spectacular
– A circus skills workshop
– Fairground side stalls
​- Fun and frolics interactive disco

A Million Dreams is all it’s gonna take to entertain your family this Christmas!

  • DATE: Saturday 14th December (other dates available: Sun 8th Dec, Sun 15th Dec, Sat 21st Dec)
  • TIME: Event runs from 11.30am to 2.30pm
  • TICKETS: £25 per child / £28 per adult / £97.50 per family
  • VENUE: The Passenger Shed at Brunel’s Old Station, near Bristol Temple Meads
  • More details & tickets

SUNDAY 15th DECEMBER

‘A Million Dreams’ Spectacular Family Experience: The Passenger Shed (near Temple Meads)
ROLL UP, ROLL UP AND RUN AWAY TO A WORLD THAT WE’VE DESIGNED!  They can say it all sounds crazy…but at our Million Dreams family event here’s what you and your family will experience:

– The Hype ‘Big Top’ nestled in Bristol’s iconic Passenger Shed
– Delicious ‘circus dog’ and nachos (vegetarian and GF available)
– Individual popcorn and pic ‘n’ mix bags
– Lashings of luscious cloudy lemonade
– Vintage tea and coffee stand
– Song and dance spectacular
– A circus skills workshop
– Fairground side stalls
​- Fun and frolics interactive disco

A Million Dreams is all it’s gonna take to entertain your family this Christmas!

  • DATE: Sunday 15th December (other dates available: Sun 8th Dec, Sat 14th Dec, Sat 21st Dec)
  • TIME: Event runs from 11.30am to 2.30pm
  • TICKETS: £25 per child / £28 per adult / £97.50 per family
  • VENUE: The Passenger Shed at Brunel’s Old Station, near Bristol Temple Meads
  • More details & tickets

SATURDAY 21st DECEMBER

‘A Million Dreams’ Spectacular Family Experience: The Passenger Shed (near Temple Meads)
ROLL UP, ROLL UP AND RUN AWAY TO A WORLD THAT WE’VE DESIGNED!  They can say it all sounds crazy…but at our Million Dreams family event here’s what you and your family will experience:

– The Hype ‘Big Top’ nestled in Bristol’s iconic Passenger Shed
– Delicious ‘circus dog’ and nachos (vegetarian and GF available)
– Individual popcorn and pic ‘n’ mix bags
– Lashings of luscious cloudy lemonade
– Vintage tea and coffee stand
– Song and dance spectacular
– A circus skills workshop
– Fairground side stalls
​- Fun and frolics interactive disco

A Million Dreams is all it’s gonna take to entertain your family this Christmas!

  • DATE: Saturday 21st December other dates available: Sun 8th Dec, Sat 14th Dec, Sun 15th Dec)
  • TIME: Event runs from 11.30am to 2.30pm
  • TICKETS: £25 per child / £28 per adult / £97.50 per family
  • VENUE: The Passenger Shed at Brunel’s Old Station, near Bristol Temple Meads
  • More details & tickets

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