Things To Do / Bristol

10 things to do this week in Bristol, September 21-27 2020

By martin booth, Sunday Sep 20, 2020

Brizzle Week, M Shed
Celebrating Bristol and its people with an exploration of identity, local lingo and what our city is known for, with a number of different events.

‘111 Places in Bristol That You Shouldn’t Miss’ published
The new guidebook from Bristol24/7 Editor Martin Booth, with photographs by Barbara Evripidou, will elicit new discoveries for even long-time Bristol residents.

Romantics Anonymous, Bristol Old Vic
A fully staged live broadcast coming direct from King Street to audiences at home across the world, and in front of a socially-distanced live audience on Sunday.

Wednesday-October 11
Circus Montini, Downs
Promising a spectacular show in their “state-of-the-art theatre-style big-top… successfully blend(ing) ancient and modern to create a show that will live in the memory for a very long time”.

City Poet handover, Bristol Old Vic
Hosted by Marvin Rees, this event will mark the end of Vanessa Kisuule’s term as Bristol’s city poet and the appointment of Caleb Parkin into the role.

Wednesday & Thursday
Bristol Business Festival
Aiming to bring the Bristol business community together, with keynote speeches, panels and workshops.

Oysters & Cocktails, The Milk Thistle
Join Rich from the Bristol Oyster Co who will be serving up fresh oysters with all of the condiments and hunks of crusty bread, accompanied by a selection of specially created cocktails.

The Milk Thistle is one of Bristol’s most luxurious bars – photo: Hyde & Co Group

Friday & Saturday
Grub & Giggles, St Paul’s Church
Bristol Food Union has teamed up with Kate’s Kitchen and Belly Laughs to host two evenings of food and comedy at the home of Circomedia.

Oktoberfest, Lost & Grounded
Join the St Anne’s brewery for the launch of special festival beer, Forest Drift, as well as many more lagers and ales, German food from the Woozy Pig, and retro German tunes.

Saturday-October 25
St Werburgh’s Arts Trail
It’s a virtual edition of the popular neighbourhood trail this year, with exhibitors and the public encouraged to talk and get the buzz of the trail on the event’s Facebook group during the opening weekend.

Main photo: Carly Bawden and Marc Antolin in Wise Children’s Romantics Anonymous – photo by Steve Tanner

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