What’s On

FRIDAY 19th APRIL

Children’s Good Friday Service: Bristol Cathedral
Let’s find out about Good Friday! A special Good Friday children’s service for families and children aged 5-11.

SATURDAY 20th APRIL

Steam Train Rides on Bristol Harbour Railway
Take a steam train ride on Bristol Harbour Railway from M Shed. The train will be pulled by the locomotive Portbury.

Buy tickets on board on the day. Single £2.50 / Return £3.50 (Return only from M Shed to Vauxhall Footbridge)
Under 6s travel free.

Subject to availability. Trips last approx. 15 mins.

SUNDAY 21st APRIL

Steam Train Rides on Bristol Harbour Railway
Take a steam train ride on Bristol Harbour Railway from M Shed. The train will be pulled by the locomotive Portbury.

Buy tickets on board on the day. Single £2.50 / Return £3.50 (Return only from M Shed to Vauxhall Footbridge)
Under 6s travel free.

Subject to availability. Trips last approx. 15 mins.

MONDAY 22nd APRIL

Steam Train Rides on Bristol Harbour Railway
Take a steam train ride on Bristol Harbour Railway from M Shed. The train will be pulled by the locomotive Portbury.

Buy tickets on board on the day. Single £2.50 / Return £3.50 (Return only from M Shed to Vauxhall Footbridge)
Under 6s travel free.

Subject to availability. Trips last approx. 15 mins.

SATURDAY 27th APRIL

‘Music for Guitar’ Lilliput Concert: Redland Park United Reformed Church
This month’s Lilliput Concert will bring classical guitar music to Bristol for the first time, with the talented Chris Roberts. Come and enjoy the music and try your hand at ukulele and guitar! Baby and child-friendly environment where you can relax if your baby cries or your toddler roams. Children get to go up on stage afterward to meet Chris.

Fresh coffee and cake served afterwards.

SATURDAY 4th MAY

Glos Rd Central Mayfest
The annual May fair takes place on the wide pavements outside our shops from the top of Pigsty Hill to Joe’s Bakery on Gloucester Road and on the first section of Bishop Road. There’ll be live music, face painting, creative activities, community stalls and food and drink all day.

Jack in the Green and his procession of musicians and dancers will come up Gloucester Road at 3.45pm to celebrate the arrival of summer.

Steam Train Rides on Bristol Harbour Railway
Take a steam train ride on Bristol Harbour Railway from M Shed. The train will be pulled by the locomotive Portbury.

Buy tickets on board on the day. Single £2.50 / Return £3.50 (Return only from M Shed to Vauxhall Footbridge)
Under 6s travel free.

Subject to availability. Trips last approx. 15 mins.

SUNDAY 5th MAY

Steam Train Rides on Bristol Harbour Railway
Take a steam train ride on Bristol Harbour Railway from M Shed. The train will be pulled by the locomotive Portbury.

Buy tickets on board on the day. Single £2.50 / Return £3.50 (Return only from M Shed to Vauxhall Footbridge)
Under 6s travel free.

Subject to availability. Trips last approx. 15 mins.

MONDAY 6th MAY

Whole School Open Morning: Badminton School, Westbury-on-Trym
Step through the gates and join us to get a true feel for what Badminton School has to offer girls aged 3 – 18. Enjoy a tour of the School, meet with the Headmistress and members of academic and admissions staff and chat to our current pupils.


  • 9am-1pm
  • Badminton School, Westbury-on-Trym, BS9 3BA
  • Sign up HERE

Steam Train Rides on Bristol Harbour Railway
Take a steam train ride on Bristol Harbour Railway from M Shed. The train will be pulled by the locomotive Portbury.

Buy tickets on board on the day. Single £2.50 / Return £3.50 (Return only from M Shed to Vauxhall Footbridge)
Under 6s travel free.

Subject to availability. Trips last approx. 15 mins.

SATURDAY 11th MAY

Pyronaut Boat Trips on Bristol Harbour
Take a boat trip with a difference on Bristol’s former fire-boat on a trip around the docks. Trips last approximately 30 minutes.

M Shed boats

  • Adults £6, children £4 (buy tickets on board on day)
  • More details

SATURDAY 12th MAY

Pyronaut Boat Trips on Bristol Harbour
Take a boat trip with a difference on Bristol’s former fire-boat on a trip around the docks. Trips last approximately 30 minutes.

M Shed boats

  • Adults £6, children £4 (buy tickets on board on day)
  • More details

SATURDAY 25th MAY

Steam Train Rides on Bristol Harbour Railway
Take a steam train ride on Bristol Harbour Railway from M Shed. The train will be pulled by the locomotive Portbury.

Buy tickets on board on the day. Single £2.50 / Return £3.50 (Return only from M Shed to Vauxhall Footbridge)
Under 6s travel free.

Subject to availability. Trips last approx. 15 mins.

SUNDAY 26th MAY

Steam Train Rides on Bristol Harbour Railway
Take a steam train ride on Bristol Harbour Railway from M Shed. The train will be pulled by the locomotive Portbury.

Buy tickets on board on the day. Single £2.50 / Return £3.50 (Return only from M Shed to Vauxhall Footbridge)
Under 6s travel free.

Subject to availability. Trips last approx. 15 mins.

MONDAY 27th MAY

Steam Train Rides on Bristol Harbour Railway
Take a steam train ride on Bristol Harbour Railway from M Shed. The train will be pulled by the locomotive Portbury.

Buy tickets on board on the day. Single £2.50 / Return £3.50 (Return only from M Shed to Vauxhall Footbridge)
Under 6s travel free.

Subject to availability. Trips last approx. 15 mins.

SATURDAY 8th JUNE

Steam Train Rides on Bristol Harbour Railway
Take a steam train ride on Bristol Harbour Railway from M Shed. The train will be pulled by the locomotive Portbury.

Buy tickets on board on the day. Single £2.50 / Return £3.50 (Return only from M Shed to Vauxhall Footbridge)
Under 6s travel free.

Subject to availability. Trips last approx. 15 mins.

SUNDAY 9th JUNE

Steam Train Rides on Bristol Harbour Railway
Take a steam train ride on Bristol Harbour Railway from M Shed. The train will be pulled by the locomotive Portbury.

Buy tickets on board on the day. Single £2.50 / Return £3.50 (Return only from M Shed to Vauxhall Footbridge)
Under 6s travel free.

Subject to availability. Trips last approx. 15 mins.

SATURDAY 15th JUNE

Steam Train Rides on Bristol Harbour Railway
Take a steam train ride on Bristol Harbour Railway from M Shed. The train will be pulled by the locomotive Portbury.

Buy tickets on board on the day. Single £2.50 / Return £3.50 (Return only from M Shed to Vauxhall Footbridge)
Under 6s travel free.

Subject to availability. Trips last approx. 15 mins.

SUNDAY 16th JUNE

Steam Train Rides on Bristol Harbour Railway
Take a steam train ride on Bristol Harbour Railway from M Shed. The train will be pulled by the locomotive Portbury.

Buy tickets on board on the day. Single £2.50 / Return £3.50 (Return only from M Shed to Vauxhall Footbridge)
Under 6s travel free.

Subject to availability. Trips last approx. 15 mins.

SATURDAY 22nd JUNE

‘Stop the Worry Cycle, Preventing Anxiety in Children’ Parenting Workshop: Ashley Down
A workshop for parents held by Catherine Coulter from Bristol Child Parent Support on Saturday 22nd June.

Generalised Anxiety Disorder is the most common disorder in childhood. Research shows that most mental health disorders start before the age of 14. Stop the “Worry Cycle” and prevent mental problems developing now and in the future. Learn skills and be empowered so you can help your child, suitable for parents with children between ages (4/5-12).

Stop this cycle and share how to:
– Understand how anxiety works, Flight and Fight response and the role of the Amygdala.
– Stop walking on eggshells and be confident what to say to it.
– Understand common traps you may get into with the anxiety, how you might make it worse
– Go into battle with anxiety and identify the different types of anxiety
– Understand to reframe the negative thoughts, understand emotion coaching, teach your child how to talk to anxiety. How to control the worry monster.
– Some tips on how to help your child self-soothe/regulate and lots of tips to manage and prevent anxiety
– Ask questions to a clinician with over thirty years experience in mental health in a safe and small group setting

Payment in full secures your place – no refunds given but tickets can be transferred to another party anytime. There are no creche facilities – this workshop is for parents only. Handouts included and refreshments provided.

  • Date: Saturday 22nd June
  • Time: 9.45am-12.30pm
  • Cost: £50 (payment in advance)
  • Where: Muller House, BS7 ( Ashley Down)
  • More details

SATURDAY 29th JUNE

Steam Train Rides on Bristol Harbour Railway
Take a steam train ride on Bristol Harbour Railway from M Shed. The train will be pulled by the locomotive Portbury.

Buy tickets on board on the day. Single £2.50 / Return £3.50 (Return only from M Shed to Vauxhall Footbridge)
Under 6s travel free.

Subject to availability. Trips last approx. 15 mins.

SUNDAY 30th JUNE

Steam Train Rides on Bristol Harbour Railway
Take a steam train ride on Bristol Harbour Railway from M Shed. The train will be pulled by the locomotive Portbury.

Buy tickets on board on the day. Single £2.50 / Return £3.50 (Return only from M Shed to Vauxhall Footbridge)
Under 6s travel free.

Subject to availability. Trips last approx. 15 mins.

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