Things To Do / Bristol

10 things to do this week in Bristol, August 17-23 2020

By Martin Booth, Sunday Aug 16, 2020

Monday
Kate Stapley & Josie Blakelock, The Lanes
Live music returns to The Lanes with this seated show from singer-songwriters Kate Stapley and Josie Blakelock.
www.thelanesbristol.com/live

Tuesday-Thursday
Mindful art, Cumberland Piazza
Pavement pastel and chalking led by Mhairi Stuart with Anna Haydock-Wilson and Amy Hutchings.
www.artundertheflyover.com

Tuesday
How to be an Ally
An interactive panel event on Zoom organised by Interculture and featuring guest speakers from All Black Lives Bristol.
www.facebook.com/events/1536431426530156

Wednesday
Campfire Club: Live, St George’s
The Nest Collective invites you to enjoy a beautiful outdoor concert with Dizraeli and Kitty Macfarlane, which will be livestreamed online if you can’t be there in person.
www.stgeorgesbristol.co.uk/event/campfire-club-dizraeli-kitty-mcfarlane

Thursday
We Are Family DIY Summer Workshops: babouche slippers, Arnolfini
Join Let’s Make Art to make a simply stitched pair of Moroccan slippers, creating patterns inspired by the colourful designs of textiles, rugs and baskets seen in the souks of Marrakesh.
www.arnolfini.org.uk/whatson/babouche-slippers

Thursday
Unexpected/Experimental: Shorts from the South West + Q&A
A livestream screening of short films from South West filmmakers followed by Q&A with filmmakers Shawn Sobers and Niyaz Saghari.
www.watershed.co.uk/whatson/10499/unexpectedexperimental-shorts-from-the-south-west-qa

Friday
Eats Everything, Lakota Gardens
Bristol’s very own superstar house DJ returns to Lakota Gardens to get you grooving at your picnic table.
www.lakota.co.uk/events/viva-la-disco-eats-everything-2

 

Friday
Virtual gin experience
Psychopomp’s latest Facebook Live event will see more tasting, gin chat and booze facts. A tasting set includes three 50ml gin miniatures and paired tonics.
www.microdistillery.co.uk/ecom/v-gin-experience.html

Saturday
Love Drums Together Again, Dare to Club
A seated day party with live DJs and food at the Old Market club.
www.daretoclub.co.uk/events/love-drums-and-d2-party-august-2020

Sunday
Rock the Tots, Lakota Gardens
Enjoy a variety of upbeat covers performed – with puppets, bubbles and stories to keep little ones entertained.
www.lakota.co.uk/events/rock-the-tots

Main photo: Kitty Macfarlane / Nest Collective

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