Things To Do / Bristol

10 things to do this week in Bristol, October 12-18 2020

By martin booth, Friday Oct 9, 2020

Monday
Psyched, Lakota Gardens
After a sold-out session in September, Psyched are back for Jungle vs Reggae – round two.
www.lakota.co.uk/events/psyched-jungle-vs-reggae-part-ii

Tuesday
Inspiring women and girls in STEAM
This online panel event will be a place for women in tech and girls in STEAM education to inspire, be inspired and celebrate the original coder, Ada Lovelace.
www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/inspiring-women-and-girls-in-steam-celebrating-ada-lovelace-day-tickets-121389066967

Wednesday
Breaking Bread Comedy Club, The Pipe & Lovers
We don’t know the lineup yet, but this weekly comedy night is curated by all-round legend Mark Olver who always books some top performers.
www.breakingbreadbristol.co.uk/pipe-and-lovers-reservations

Wednesday
State of the City Address 2020
Bristol mayor Marvin Rees reflects on four years of his mayoralty and plans for the future. He is joined by youth mayors Alice Towle and John Wayman, and city poet Caleb Parkin.
www.ideasfestival.co.uk/events/the-mayors-annual-state-of-the-city-address-2020

Thursday
Sax on the Beach, The Lanes
With everything going on in the world right now, what better way to bring some good vibes into your life than some disco with some soul-lifting saxophone?
www.thelanesbristol.com/live#events/e63181

Friday
Bristol Bears vs Toulon
Watch live on BT Sport as Bristol Bears face RC Toulon at Stade Maurice-David in Aix-en-Provence in the final of the European Challenge Cup.
www.bristolbearsrugby.com

Friday
Victoria Klewin sings Blossom Dearie, St George’s
The latest Apollo Sessions performance at St George’s sees the life and work of the late jazz/cabaret pianist and singer, Blossom Dearie, celebrated with reverence and charm.
www.stgeorgesbristol.co.uk/event/victoria-klewin-sings-blossom-dearie

Friday-Sunday
Garden Sessions, Trinity
The first weekend of Trinity’s new events series sees Waldo’s Gift, Hodge & Danielle, and Dubkasm and Ashanti Selah performing in a new outdoor venue.
www.trinitybristol.org.uk/whats-on

Saturday
Three Cane Whale, St George’s
Bristol’s multi-instrumentalist marvels take to the Old Vic’s new courtyard stage for what promises to be a sublime evening of live music.
www.bristololdvic.org.uk/whats-on/three-cane-whale

Sunday
Story Slam, Wardrobe Theatre
The return of the live true storytelling show hosting true stories told by members of the audience.
www.thewardrobetheatre.com/livetheatre/story-slam

Main photo courtesy of Bristol City Council

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