Features: 16 things to do in Bristol this weekend, April 21-23 2017
Friday: Ottolenghi fundraising dinner, Hamilton House
Chefs from Ottolenghi’s London restaurants will cook up a storm.
Friday: Tez Ilyas, Comedy Box at The Hen & Chicken
The comedian examines what it means to be British-Asian.
Friday-Sunday: Playing the Race Card, Cube
Stand-up and film screenings exploring themes around race.
Friday-Sunday: Open Studio 2017, BV Studios
Go behind the scenes at BV Studios to see what the artists get up to.
Saturday: March for Science, Millennium Square
Make yourself a placard and march in support of scientific pursuits.
Saturday: Sing Out Bristol annual concert, St George’s
The South West’s award-winning LGBT choir take to the stage.
Saturday: The Women’s Adventure Expo, M Shed
The UK’s first travel expo dedicated to adventurous women.
Saturday: Record Store Day, various venues
Stock up on vinyl on this day devoted to a true love of music.
Saturday: The Shimmer Band, Bierkeller
Psychedelic power rock from the Bristol-based band.
Saturday: Rally against homophobia in Chechnya, College Green
A show of solidarity with persecuted LGBT+ people abroad.
Saturday: Matatu Kitchen, Spike Island Cafe
Pop-up supper club, fundraising for famine relief in East Africa.
Saturday: Bristol City Women vs Reading Ladies FC, Ashton Gate
It’s the first game of the new Spring Series season for the Vixens.
Sat-Sun: Shakes’beer’ promenade, Clifton Village
An am-dram promenade performance to celebrate the Bard’s birthday.
Sunday: Burger Bear Tom, Unit 8 Studios
The self-declared ‘burger legend’ visits St Werburgh’s.
Sunday: The 24 Hour Plays, Bristol Old Vic
Seat-of-your-pants theatre, written, devised and performed in just 24 hours.
Sunday: Sharp Teeth, Wardrobe Theatre
A riotous night of pay-what-you-feel storytelling fun.