What’s On

TUESDAY 1st DECEMBER

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Live
When: 11am
Where: Online
Cost: Free

Join Bristol Libraries for a live Baby Bounce and Rhyme session!
Nursery rhymes and songs to join in with at home, perfect for little ones and their families.

Brailsford Lights Christmas Display Virtual Switch On
When: 6.30pm
Where: Online
Cost: Donations gratefully received to Brailsford Lights chosen charity (see below)

Bristol ‘s Biggest Christmas Lights Display virtual switch-on.
Donate to Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Appeal: to donate £5 text 5lights, £10 text 10lights, £20 text 20lights to 70450 (texts charged at standard message rate).

SATURDAY 5th DECEMBER

Ali & Joe’s Christmas Tree Sale
Victoria Park (on corner of Nutgrove and Hill Avenue), 10am-4pm
The Tobacco Factory, Southville, 10am-4pm
More details: www.aliandjoes.com

South Bristol’s biggest outdoor Christmas tree sale offering the best quality, fresh cut low-drop and potted Christmas trees grown locally on sustainable farms.

Visit the sale to select your perfect tree or order online for free delivery to your home.

Christmas Wreath Making: Golden Hill Community Garden
When: 10am-4pm (90-minute sessions available)
Where: Monk Road (behind prison), BS7 8NE
Cost: £15 each (£5 additional people)/£7.50 for under-16s/children aged 0-4 go free.

A chance for you and your children to make a beautiful Christmas wreath for your door.  Learn to weave a hoop made out of willow which you can then decorate with glorious winter foliage!

90-minute sessions taking place outdoors or in the garden’s polytunnels, with small groups of people very spaced out.  Sessions must be booked here.  This event is an important fundraising activity for the garden; if the event has to be cancelled, you will be refunded minus £5, as the event will cost the garden money even if it does not take place.

If you have your own gloves, secateurs and scissors please do bring them along.  Dogs on leads welcome along.

Bristol Sings: Christmas Carols on your Doorstep
When: 5.30
Where: On your doorstep
Cost: Free

A free festive event for all, sponsored by Elephant.
Come out onto your doorstep or on the street and sing Christmas carols with your neighbours.
Look out for your book of Christmas carols to come through your door!

SUNDAY 6th DECEMBER

Ali & Joe’s Christmas Tree Sale
Victoria Park (on corner of Nutgrove and Hill Avenue), 10am-4pm
The Tobacco Factory, Southville, 10am-2.30pm
More details: www.aliandjoes.com

South Bristol’s biggest outdoor Christmas tree sale offering the best quality, fresh cut low-drop and potted Christmas trees grown locally on sustainable farms.

Visit the sale to select your perfect tree or order online for free delivery to your home.

MONDAY 7th DECEMBER

The Way to the Manger: Bristol Cathedral
When: Late afternoon/evening (various times available)
Where: Bristol Cathedral, College Green, BS1 5TJ
Cost: £22.15 per group, inc. booking fee (6 people max)

Experience the journey to the manger with an exciting, immersive physical journey around a darkened cathedral along to music.
Aimed at children aged 4-11, this event is half an hour long and not suitable for babies who need to be carried.
Free parking available in the cathedral’s cloister carpark.

TUESDAY 8th DECEMBER

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Live
When: 11am
Where: Online
Cost: Free

Join Bristol Libraries for a live Baby Bounce and Rhyme session!
Nursery rhymes and songs to join in with at home, perfect for little ones and their families.

The Way to the Manger: Bristol Cathedral
When: Late afternoon/evening (various times available)
Where: Bristol Cathedral, College Green, BS1 5TJ
Cost: £22.15 per group, inc. booking fee (6 people max)

Experience the journey to the manger with an exciting, immersive physical journey around a darkened cathedral along to music.
Aimed at children aged 4-11, this event is half an hour long and not suitable for babies who need to be carried.
Free parking available in the cathedral’s cloister carpark.

Life and Times at a Midlands Iron Age Hillfort: Excavations at Burrough Hill
When: 7.30-9pm
Where: Zoom
Cost: Free

What would life have been like at a hillfort in the Iron Age? Hillforts are recognisable ancient monuments from the later prehistoric period. Recent excavations at Burrough Hill provide fascinating new evidence from a hillfort in the English Midlands which paint a vivid picture of life at this important monument.

John Thomas will discuss the discoveries made during a 5-year research project jointly undertaken by ULAS and University of Leicester which will make a significant contribution to hillfort studies nationally.

This Zoom talk is FREE but booking is essential here.  A link will be sent to attendees on the day of the talk.

WEDNESDAY 9th DECEMBER

The Way to the Manger: Bristol Cathedral
When: Late afternoon/evening (various times available)
Where: Bristol Cathedral, College Green, BS1 5TJ
Cost: £22.15 per group, inc. booking fee (6 people max)

Experience the journey to the manger with an exciting, immersive physical journey around a darkened cathedral along to music.
Aimed at children aged 4-11, this event is half an hour long and not suitable for babies who need to be carried.
Free parking available in the cathedral’s cloister carpark.

THURSDAY 10th DECEMBER

The Way to the Manger: Bristol Cathedral
When: Late afternoon/evening (various times available)
Where: Bristol Cathedral, College Green, BS1 5TJ
Cost: £22.15 per group, inc. booking fee (6 people max)

Experience the journey to the manger with an exciting, immersive physical journey around a darkened cathedral along to music.
Aimed at children aged 4-11, this event is half an hour long and not suitable for babies who need to be carried.
Free parking available in the cathedral’s cloister carpark.

SATURDAY 12th DECEMBER

Ali & Joe’s Christmas Tree Sale
Victoria Park (on corner of Nutgrove and Hill Avenue), 10am-4pm
The Tobacco Factory, Southville, 10am-4pm
More details: www.aliandjoes.com

South Bristol’s biggest outdoor Christmas tree sale offering the best quality, fresh cut low-drop and potted Christmas trees grown locally on sustainable farms.

Visit the sale to select your perfect tree or order online for free delivery to your home.

Christmas Wreath Making: Golden Hill Community Garden
When: 10am-4pm (90-minute sessions available)
Where: Monk Road (behind prison), BS7 8NE
Cost: £15 each (£5 additional people)/£7.50 for under-16s/children aged 0-4 go free

A chance for you and your children to make a beautiful Christmas wreath for your door.  Learn to weave a hoop made out of willow which you can then decorate with glorious winter foliage!

90-minute sessions taking place outdoors or in the garden’s polytunnels, with small groups of people very spaced out.  Sessions must be booked here.  This event is an important fundraising activity for the garden; if the event has to be cancelled, you will be refunded minus £5, as the event will cost the garden money even if it does not take place.

If you have your own gloves, secateurs and scissors please do bring them along.  Dogs on leads welcome along.

The Way to the Manger: Bristol Cathedral
When: Late afternoon/evening (various times available)
Where: Bristol Cathedral, College Green, BS1 5TJ
Cost: £22.15 per group, inc. booking fee (6 people max)

Experience the journey to the manger with an exciting, immersive physical journey around a darkened cathedral along to music.
Aimed at children aged 4-11, this event is half an hour long and not suitable for babies who need to be carried.
Free parking available in the cathedral’s cloister carpark.

SUNDAY 13th DECEMBER

Ali & Joe’s Christmas Tree Sale
Victoria Park (on corner of Nutgrove and Hill Avenue), 10am-4pm
The Tobacco Factory, Southville, 10am-2.30pm
More details: www.aliandjoes.com

South Bristol’s biggest outdoor Christmas tree sale offering the best quality, fresh cut low-drop and potted Christmas trees grown locally on sustainable farms.

Visit the sale to select your perfect tree or order online for free delivery to your home.

MONDAY 14th DECEMBER

The Way to the Manger: Bristol Cathedral
When: Late afternoon/evening (various times available)
Where: Bristol Cathedral, College Green, BS1 5TJ
Cost: £22.15 per group, inc. booking fee (6 people max)

Experience the journey to the manger with an exciting, immersive physical journey around a darkened cathedral along to music.
Aimed at children aged 4-11, this event is half an hour long and not suitable for babies who need to be carried.
Free parking available in the cathedral’s cloister carpark.

TUESDAY 15th DECEMBER

The Way to the Manger: Bristol Cathedral
When: Late afternoon/evening (various times available)
Where: Bristol Cathedral, College Green, BS1 5TJ
Cost: £22.15 per group, inc. booking fee (6 people max)

Experience the journey to the manger with an exciting, immersive physical journey around a darkened cathedral along to music.
Aimed at children aged 4-11, this event is half an hour long and not suitable for babies who need to be carried.
Free parking available in the cathedral’s cloister carpark.

WEDNESDAY 16th DECEMBER

The Way to the Manger: Bristol Cathedral
When: Late afternoon/evening (various times available)
Where: Bristol Cathedral, College Green, BS1 5TJ
Cost: £22.15 per group, inc. booking fee (6 people max)

Experience the journey to the manger with an exciting, immersive physical journey around a darkened cathedral along to music.
Aimed at children aged 4-11, this event is half an hour long and not suitable for babies who need to be carried.
Free parking available in the cathedral’s cloister carpark.

THURSDAY 17th DECEMBER

The Way to the Manger: Bristol Cathedral
When: Late afternoon/evening (various times available)
Where: Bristol Cathedral, College Green, BS1 5TJ
Cost: £22.15 per group, inc. booking fee (6 people max)

Experience the journey to the manger with an exciting, immersive physical journey around a darkened cathedral along to music.
Aimed at children aged 4-11, this event is half an hour long and not suitable for babies who need to be carried.
Free parking available in the cathedral’s cloister carpark.

SATURDAY 19th DECEMBER

The Way to the Manger: Bristol Cathedral
When: Late afternoon/evening (various times available)
Where: Bristol Cathedral, College Green, BS1 5TJ
Cost: £22.15 per group, inc. booking fee (6 people max)

Experience the journey to the manger with an exciting, immersive physical journey around a darkened cathedral along to music.
Aimed at children aged 4-11, this event is half an hour long and not suitable for babies who need to be carried.
Free parking available in the cathedral’s cloister carpark.

MONDAY 21st DECEMBER

The Little Things Theatre’s ‘Snow Day’: The Station
When: 2pm, 5.30pm
Where: The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG
Tickets: £5 concessions / £8 adults

A snow-filled, wintry family show about woodland animals named Flossie Fox, Oscar Owl and Harry Hedgehog (aka Spike) who face their coldest winter EVER.  In fact, it’s so cold that their school calls Snow day after Snow day.  No lessons, no tests and plenty of fun in the snow!

But as the days get colder, the animals must stay in their burrows to keep warm and suddenly Snow Days don’t seem quite so wonderful.  Children and families will enjoy discovering how the furry creatures entertain themselves at home which includes homeschooling, exercising to Snow Wicks and putting up with pesky siblings!

The Little Things Theatre is a Bristol-based children’s theatre company which creates performances that feed the imagination, nourish the soul and inspire the mind, presenting current topics to children in a clear and exciting way.

Snow Day will take place on Monday 21st, Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd December and is ideal for children aged 3-8 years.

To buy tickets please visit http://www.thelittlethingstheatre.co.uk/projects/snow-day

TUESDAY 22nd DECEMBER

The Little Things Theatre’s ‘Snow Day’: The Station
When: 11am (relaxed performance), 2pm, 5.30pm
Where: The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG
Tickets: £5 concessions / £8 adults

A snow-filled, wintry family show about woodland animals named Flossie Fox, Oscar Owl and Harry Hedgehog (aka Spike) who face their coldest winter EVER.  In fact, it’s so cold that their school calls Snow day after Snow day.  No lessons, no tests and plenty of fun in the snow!

But as the days get colder, the animals must stay in their burrows to keep warm and suddenly Snow Days don’t seem quite so wonderful.  Children and families will enjoy discovering how the furry creatures entertain themselves at home which includes homeschooling, exercising to Snow Wicks and putting up with pesky siblings!

The Little Things Theatre is a Bristol-based children’s theatre company which creates performances that feed the imagination, nourish the soul and inspire the mind, presenting current topics to children in a clear and exciting way.

Snow Day will take place on Monday 21st, Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd December and is ideal for children aged 3-8 years.

To buy tickets please visit http://www.thelittlethingstheatre.co.uk/projects/snow-day

WEDNESDAY 23rd DECEMBER

The Little Things Theatre’s ‘Snow Day’: The Station
When: 11am, 2pm
Where: The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG
Tickets: £5 concessions / £8 adults

A snow-filled, wintry family show about woodland animals named Flossie Fox, Oscar Owl and Harry Hedgehog (aka Spike) who face their coldest winter EVER.  In fact, it’s so cold that their school calls Snow day after Snow day.  No lessons, no tests and plenty of fun in the snow!

But as the days get colder, the animals must stay in their burrows to keep warm and suddenly Snow Days don’t seem quite so wonderful.  Children and families will enjoy discovering how the furry creatures entertain themselves at home which includes homeschooling, exercising to Snow Wicks and putting up with pesky siblings!

The Little Things Theatre is a Bristol-based children’s theatre company which creates performances that feed the imagination, nourish the soul and inspire the mind, presenting current topics to children in a clear and exciting way.

Snow Day will take place on Monday 21st, Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd December and is ideal for children aged 3-8 years.

To buy tickets please visit http://www.thelittlethingstheatre.co.uk/projects/snow-day

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