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10 things to do in Bristol this weekend – 19-21 May, 2017

By bristol247, Thursday May 18, 2017

Friday, May 19 to Monday, June 12: James Reka, THAT Art Gallery
Christmas Steps welcomes this Berlin-based artist who mixes bold colours, street art and surrealism.

Friday, May 19: True Brits, Hamilton House
Last chance to catch Vinay Patel’s play about the heartache caused by the actions of a handful of people.

Friday, May 19: Startup Stories #3, The Bearpit
A chance to network with people from all across the startup spectrum, with inspiring talks and good grub.

Friday, May 19: Carleen Anderson, St George’s
James Brown himself called this acid jazz and soul star “phenomenal” and “one of a kind”. Don’t miss it.

Saturday, May 20 to Sunday, May 21: Vegfest, Lloyds Amphitheatre
Europe’s biggest vegan fest is in Bristol for the die-hards, the intrigued and the mildly interested alike.

Saturday, May 20: Rave on Avon, various venues
From day ’til dawn, the biggest street party of the year takes over seven Stokes Croft iconic venues.

Saturday, May 20:
As part of the Festival of Ideas, Nicholas Hytner talks about being at the helm of the National Theatre.

Saturday, May 20: Kendal Mountain Tour, Redgrave Theatre
Two films about mountaineering and mountain biking, with Q&As from the fearless adventurers featured.

Sunday, May 21: Cotham Hill Street Party
With a bill of live music, street performers, BBQs, food and more, the fun will take place from 11am to 6pm.

Sunday, May 21: Garden history tour, Goldney Hall
Explore the grotto and follies at this historic house, as you learn the story of this rarely-open Bristol spot.

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