Join writer, teacher and music enthusiast, Jeffrey Boakye, in conversation about his new book Musical Truth: A Musical History of Modern Black Britain in 28 Songs. A playlist / history book with a twist, Boakye introduces key moments in Black British history through the lens of modern music. Learn about the ground-breaking musicians whose songs have changed the world and discover key moments in the Black British narrative.
- Type of event: online
- Date: 26th July
- Time: 7.30pm
- Location: Online
- Meeting point: n/a
- Cost: £10
- Booking instructions: Home | Closer Each Day
Closer Each Day: The Improvised Soap Opera is the longest improvised narrative in the world. This spontaneous soap opera is Bristol’s cult comedy show; every episode is dramatic, hilarious and entirely improvised. Who knows what’ll happen next? The cast certainly don’t!
Get creative and experience a great night out that you’ll be talking about for weeks! It’s all about fun! Get yourself a drink from the bar, settle down to your canvas and unleash your inner Van Gogh! No painting experience required! It doesn’t matter if you haven’t picked up a paintbrush since school, our artist will walk you through creating your masterpiece. You’ll be delighted as your blank canvas transforms in just a few hours, made all the better by good company, music, and a glass of wine or two!
Artist Abigail Reed will take you, step by step, through the process of drawing your own butterfly with soft pastels. Learn how to capture the shape and detail of a butterfly and refine your layering and blending skills with soft pastels.
In this workshop designed by artist Victoria Willmott create your very own medal for those every day wins from being ‘the bravest tea time taster’ or ‘most happiest dancer’ or ‘greatest joker’. Hand them out to your family and friends and don’t forget to make one to reward yourself too!
Folksy’s wonderful production is filled with live music, colourful characters, enchantment and a little touch of magic. Bring along your picnics, blankets and folding chairs.
- Type of event: In-person
- Date: 30th & 31st July
- Time: 12.30 pm – 10.45 pm
- Location: St George’s
- Meeting point: n/a
- Cost: £15
- Booking instructions: book online
The UK’s largest gin & rum festival tour is coming to Bristol! If you’re thirsty for knowledge or just want to party the night away, the Gin and Rum (more…)
Whether you decide to swim, cycle or run, pick a sport and go the distance for Bristol Children’s Hospital. Anyone can take part, anywhere and at any time. Plus, if you’re feeling brave, you can take on all three events. Once you’ve signed up for your sponsored swim, run, or cycle, our fundraising team will be on hand to support you throughout your training and cheer you on to the virtual finish line!
LGBTQ+ Faces of Bristol was founded in July 2020 by local Bristol photographer Karen Freer. The project aims to empower the LGBTQ+ community in Bristol, by ensuring that everyone has positive representation. The project showcases the many people in Bristol via photographic portraits.