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Natural Selection at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Father and son Andy and Peter Holden take us on an ornithological journey: from the building of nests to the collecting of eggs. Natural Selection showcases several multi-screen films, a selection of archival material, and Andy Holden's own collection of found nests. 

https://visitbristol.co.uk/whats-on/natural-selection-at-bristol-museum-and-art-gallery-p2547183

31 May
01 September

Aardman: Animating Early Man @ M-Shed

Step behind the camera with Aardman and discovr how the world-famous animation studio made their hit film, Early Man. Featuring original puppets, exquisitely crafted sets, tiny props and tons of behind the scenes footage, you'll be able to see the incredible skill behind stop-motion animation. 

https://www.bristolmuseums.org.uk/m-shed/whats-on/early-man-aardman/

06 July
03 November
The Coffee House Project

The Coffee House Project

The Coffee House Project is the first of its kind in Bristol. A caffeine-fueled celebration of the best the city has to offer, this two day coffee festival focuses on local, artisan roasters, independent food and drink retailers and home-grown baristas. With up to 50 exhibitors, workshops and talks, plus gourmet street food and music, no other event captures Bristol's vibrant coffee scene in quite the same way. 

visitbristol.co.uk

07 September
08 September

Disney's The Lion King @ Bristol Hippodrome

Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney's multi award-winnning musical uses breath-takings masks and puppetry to create oure theatrical magic. At its heart is the powerful and moving story of Simba - the epic adventure of his journey from wide-eyed club to his destined role as King of the Pridelands. 

07 September
23 November
The Simplyhealth Great Bristol Half Marathon

The Simplyhealth Great Bristol Half Marathon

The 2019 Simplyhealth Great Bristol Half Marathon will return in it's fourth year as part of the Great Run Series. The event comes with its own distinguished history. First staged in 1989 and known as the Bristol Half Marathon, the city centre run has become a long-held tradition in the national running calendar. 

visitbristol.co.uk

15 September
15 September

Encounters Festival

Encounters is the UK's leading short film festival, bringing you the best in international short film, animation and virtual reality. The festival takes place in Bristol on 24-29 September 2019, where you can enjoy screenings, special events, networking and lots, lots more. 

https://encounters-festival.org.uk/

24 September
29 September

167th Annual Open Exhibition RWA

The RWA's renowned Annual Open Exhibition returns for its 167th year with a stunning variety of work from emerging and established artists. This dynamic and varied exhibition invites painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, installation and mixed media submissions and is a showcase of some of the most exciting artists from across the country and beyond.  

https://shop.rwa.org.uk/collections/events/products/167-annual-open-exhibition

29 September
01 December
Fantastic Fireworks at Longleat

Fantastic Fireworks at Longleat

Back and better than ever, Longleat will be lit up with a dazzling fireworks display, set to a sensational soundtrack. 

visitbristol.co.uk

25 October
26 October