Things To Do / Bristol

10 things to do in Bristol this week, June 1-7 2020

By martin booth, Sunday May 31, 2020


The Shakespeare pub quiz
Quiz master Meg will be bringing the quiz from the Redland pub straight to the comfort of your home via Zoom. Meeting ID: 852 0279 4812


Bristol City Council cabinet meeting
If local democracy is your thing, then today sees a meeting Marvin Rees’ cabinet, with topics up for discussion including traffic lights and Bristol Energy.


Life drawing class
Practice drawing from a model in a friendly and focused class via Zoom in a class will be facilitated by Lawrence Kell, who will be available for advice.


Fans of Zion
A cabaret show with performers including Kate Dimbleby, Keith Warmington, Dionne Draper and HodgePodge Theatre. All the money raised will go towards the upkeep of Zion in Bedminster Down.

#shortitout with Åsa Lucander
A Filmmaker Frontroom Q&A with director, illustrator and animator Åsa Lucander, in partnership with Aardman Animations.


Virtual Antarctica Day
A digital celebration of the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica featuring live events with experts, filmmakers and storytellers.

Wilsons cookalong
Jan Ostle, head chef and co-owner of Wilsons restaurant on Chandos Road, is joined by Andy Clarke to cook up a storm live on Instagram Stories.

A Monster Calls
Directed by Sally Cookson, this Olivier Award-winning production promises “a dazzling insight into love, life and healing”. (streaming June 5-12)


The Antics Home Show
Streaming live via Bristol Improv Theatre‘s Twitch channel, this new magazine show will feature topical sections, interviews and reports from the group of comedic correspondents.


Laughter in Lockdown
The annual Slapstick Festival have opened their digital vaults for fans to enjoy some special events from years gone by.

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Main photo: Andy Clarke

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