Things To Do / Bristol

10 things to do this week in Bristol, July 13-19 2020

By martin booth, Sunday Jul 12, 2020

Monday
Festival of Ideas Online: Ece Temelkuran – The Future of Democracy
In 2019, Turkish writer, commentator and novelist Ece Temelkuran published How to Lose a Country: The Seven Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship.
www.ideasfestival.co.uk/events/ece-temelkuran-2

Tuesday
Laughing Gas Comedy, Lakota Gardens
Live stand up with Andrew Ryan and Jenny Collier, with compere Mark Olver.
www.thecomedybox.co.uk

Tuesday
Bristol Zoo reopens
The zoo has introduced timed tickets as it reopens, with all visitors needing to book online in advance of their visit. No tickets are available to buy on the door.
www.bristolzoo.org.uk/latest-zoo-news/bristol-zoo-reopening

Wednesday
Sustainable fish masterclass, Box E
Elliott Lidstone will guide you through filleting, preparing and cooking three different fish, while also talking about sustainability and seasonality.
www.bristolfoodunion.org/events/a-sustainable-fish-masterclass-from-box-e

Streaming from Thursday
3-Fold Games present Before I Forget
Micro game studio 3-Fold Games are launching their debut game, Before I Forget, a narrative exploration game centring on a woman living with early onset dementia
www.watershed.co.uk/whatson/10489/3fold-games-present-before-i-forget

Thursday
Invisible Circus – The Great Escape
An online cabaret show featuring acts – circus, comedy, art, spoken word and more – filmed during lockdown.
www.twitch.tv/theinvisiblecircusuk

Friday
Virtual gin tasting, Psychopomp
Join Psychopomp co-founder Danny Walker on Facebook Live as he talks through three gin recipes for you to make at home.
www.microdistillery.co.uk/ecom/v-gin-experience.html

Friday
Beer and cheese tasting
Taste your way through four beer and cheese pairings with a tutored tasting from Wild Beer’s co-founder and Westcombe dairy’s top cheesemaker.
www.wildbeerco.com/item/560/MixedCases/Beer-Cheese-Live-Tasting-Box.html

Saturday
UK garage summer brunch, Lakota Gardens
Enjoy a 90-minute brunch with unlimited prosecco and pizza from Pizza Bianchi, to the sounds of early-noughties bangers.
www.lakota.co.uk/events/ukg-summer-brunch

Main photo by Chloe Edwards

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