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10 things to do in Bristol this week, May 25-31 2020

By martin booth, Monday May 25, 2020

We might all (well, most of us) be following government guidelines and staying at home, but there is still plenty going on across Bristol that you can join in with via the internet.

From naked yoga on Zoom to streamed theatre, here are just a few of this week’s highlights:


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A House Through Time, BBC Two
The residents of 10 Guinea Street in Redcliffe over the last 300 years are the focus of the third series of this incredibly popular history programme.


Summer stargazing from your window, We The Curious
Planetarium presenter Paul will show you how to find the signs of the Zodiac and explore the big part astrology has played in the history of astronomy.

Here’s a photo of We The Curious’ planetarium being built, because why now? – photo courtesy of We The Curious

Naked yoga, British Naturism
Join Georgia Rose Williams from Bristol-based Stripped Back Yoga for an hour-long naked yoga session via Zoom.

David Olusoga, Bristol Festival of Ideas
Following the first episode of A House Through Time, Bristol-based historian David Olusoga will talk about the new series and the book of the same name.

Online small business meet-up
Join a community of local small business owners in and around Bristol to discuss business challenges, problem solve and get advice, hosted by Enterprise Nation’s Dan Martin.


Assassin 33 AD, Bristol Bad Film Club
Join the watch party for this “unique” sci-fi film featuring a time machine and the resurrection of Jesus Christ.


Pervasive Media Studio lunchtime talk
Live on YouTube, Lily Green and Tim Kindberg will talk through the workings of their company Grapevine, a set of tools for creative and inclusive content distribution.

Messiah, Bristol Old Vic
This acclaimed Bristol Old Vic production of Handel’s profound masterpiece opens the theatre’s inaugural streamed season.

Engine Room, Thekla
Some of the best of Bristol’s underground music live and direct from Thekla’s engine room from 10pm. This evening will feature Gardna, Fat Stash and Selecta J-Man.


The Bam House Party, Bambalan
Bambalan house parties promise to provide all your kitchen dancing needs.

Main photo: Bristol Old Vic

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