Things To Do / Bristol

10 things to do this week in Bristol, August 3-9 2020

By martin booth, Friday Jul 31, 2020

Tuesday-Saturday
Harbour trips on the Matthew
Sail around the docks and experience Bristol from the water on the replica of John Cabot’s famous ship, with a fish and chips trip on Saturday.
www.matthew.co.uk/book-tickets

Wednesday
Stand-up at Bambalan
Bristol comedy kingpin Mark Olver is bringing some of Bristol’s best comics to one of the city city’s best rooftop terraces.
www.bambalan.co.uk

Wednesday & Friday
Finzels Reach Market
Today is the first of the twice-a-week Finzels Reach Market, with the street food market stalls now open on Wednesdays and Fridays.
@FinzelsReachMkt

Wednesday
Bertha’s Pizza reopens
“Let’s raise a glass and stuff ourselves with pizza,” say the team at the Wapping Wharf restaurant. We couldn’t agree more.
www.berthas.co.uk

Thursday
Jamaican Independence Day Celebration, Lakota Gardens
The proudly Jamaican-owned club is putting on two sessions today featuring comedy, music and a jerk barbecue. to honour their heritage.
www.lakota.co.uk/events/jamaican-independence-day-celebration

Friday
Summer Serenade with Bristol Ensemble, St George’s
Bristol Ensemble’s chamber group perform in St George’s gardens, with two concert sittings at 3pm and 6pm and their bar open until 8.30pm.
www.stgeorgesbristol.co.uk/event/summer-serenade-with-bristol-ensemble

Saturday
Virtual nightglow
Bristol International Balloon Fiesta organisers team up with BBC Bristol for the first ever virtual nightglow, promising to lift the spirits of the city.
www.bristolballoonfiesta.co.uk

Saturday
B, Please x Bristol Pride: The Community Gala, Lakota Gardens
Four sessions throughout the day, with a complimentary bottle of prosseco on every table alongside a panel talk, Drag Queen Bingo and music.
www.lakota.co.uk/events/b-please-x-bristol-pride-the-community-gala

Saturday-August 27
Beyond Boundaries presents: Films in Your Front Room
Screenings will range from experimental shorts from the South West to cult classics, and international cinema from Spain and Zimbabwe.
www.watershed.co.uk/whatson/season/541/beyond-boundaries-presents-films-in-your-front-room

Sunday
Virtual Yoga Brunch Club x Hummusapiens
Join Clem of Yoga Brunch Club and Jasper, founder of Hummusapiens, for a morning of virtual yoga and brunch delivered directly to your door.
www.yogabrunchclub.com/tickets/yogabrunchclub-hummusapiens

Main photo: Finzels Reach Market in September 2019

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