Things To Do / Bristol

10 things to do this week in Bristol, June 29-July 5 2020

By martin booth, Sunday Jun 28, 2020

Monday-Thursday
To Provide All People
A film about the NHS that was originally going to be part of The Open Session, an annual initiative for emerging West Country writers performed by Bristol Old Vic Theatre School students.
www.oldvic.ac.uk/events-shows/to-provide

Tuesday
Rachel Louise Snyder, Bristol Festival of Ideas
Exploring the pervasiveness of domestic abuse, this is the first in a series of events run in conjunction with Bristol City Office and Bristol Women’s Literature Festival exploring the impact of Covid-19 on women.
www.ideasfestival.co.uk/events/rachel-louise-snyder

Tuesday
In conversation with Nicholas White, RPS
Nicholas White is a photographer based on Dartmoor. He will be in conversation with Dr Michael Pritchard, the RPS director of education & public affairs.
www.rps.org/events/bristol/2020/june/in-conversation-with-photographer-nicholas-white

Nicholas White’s work examines the landscape and the ways in which we interact with our natural spaces – photo by Nicholas White

Wednesday
Marvin Rees Q&A
Bristol’s mayor takes part in his fortnightly Facebook Live Q&A. Ask questions live or ask in advance using the hashtag #AskBristolMayor.
www.facebook.com/MarvinJRees

Thursday
Creative Futures, Creative Youth Network
An insight into the work in progress of four emerging artists, followed by a panel discussion around inclusion and support for diverse young artists.
www.creativeyouthnetwork.org.uk/pages/category/creative-futures

Thursday
BURD, Trinity
Join beatbox champions, Bellatrix and Grace Savage, to learn the basics of beatboxing as they bring their live set (as seen at Glastonbury, Shambala and WOMAD) to your home
www.trinitybristol.org.uk/activities/trinity-presents/events/burd-beatbox

Friday
Queering the archive, Watershed
Tom Marshman and Jeanie Sinclair discuss research methods, embodiment of characters, ethics and how creative tech led to the making of the theatre show A Haunted Existence.
www.watershed.co.uk/whatson/10474/lunchtime-talk-queering-the-archive

Saturday
St Paul’s Digital Carnival
Expect drumming workshops and spoken word to performances and sets from your favourite Carnival DJs. Join in, unite at home and celebrate Carnival.
www.stpaulscarnival.net/carnival2020

Saturday
Lakota Gardens opens
A new outdoor event space which over the summer will feature cinema, comedy, circus, quizzes, bingo, live football, DJs, food and drinks.
www.lakota.co.uk/garden-events

Sunday
The Antics Home Show, Bristol Improv Theatre
Up The Antics present The Antics Home Show, their new magazine show featuring topical sections, interviews and reports from the group of comedic correspondents.
www.twitch.tv/bristolimprovtheatre

Main photo of Bud by UK Beatboxing Champs

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