11 Things To Do This Weekend In BristolPosted on: 02 Nov 2019
There’s never a dull moment in Bristol, that’s for sure. But if you do find yourself at a loose end this weekend, take a look at this list.
From a gin festival (yes, a gin festival) to Bonfire Night celebrations, there’s loads to do between 2 and 3 November. Here’s 11 highlights.
Discover speciality coffee
Forget Starbucks: Bristol is brimming with speciality coffee shops and independent cafes waiting to feed your caffeine cravings. Here’s 16 of our favourite coffee shops in and around Bristol.
Start November with a bang: Bonfire Night celebrations
Goodbye Halloween, hello Bonfire Night: finish the half-term holiday with a bang. Over the weekend, there’s loads of firework displays and bonfires taking place across Bristol. Check out our rundown here.
On Saturday, visit Puxton Park for some Fire Magic, or on Sunday, venture to Old Down Country Park for a low-noise celebration.
Booze and breakfast: Bottomless Brunch across Bristol
Breakfast and unlimited booze: it’s the best way to kick off a weekend. The Prince Street Social, Steam, The Kings Street Brew House – these are just a handful of venues that offer Bottomless Brunch.
Discover our top Brunch spots with this handy guide.
Records galore @ Friendly records & Colston Hall
Today, it’s all about vinyl. At Colston Hall, browse the collections of 70 dealers from across the world in the Foyer.
Looking for something a little more intimate? Head to North Street’s Friendly Records for their half-price record sale.
Plant-based loving: celebrate the start of World Vegan Month
Did you know? November 1 marked the start of World Vegan Month.
Bristol is a world leader when it comes to vegan delights, so why not tour the city in search of plant-based treats? Find out where to find vegan junk food, or read our recent interview with Oowee Vegan's boss, Verity Foss.
Halloween isn't over yet!
For those of you looking to extend the spook season just that bit further, you’re in luck. There’s still lots of Halloween-fuelled events happening across Bristol this weekend.
The ultimate booze festival: The Prosecco & Gin Festival
Are you a gin or Prosecco lover? Or both?
Who isn’t! This weekend, uncover the U.K.’s biggest selection of flavoured gins, alongside loads of new gins and sparkling wines at Paintworks. For more information, head to the website.
Worth the Weight: Kilo Vintage Sale @ Pennywell Studios
Bye, fast fashion: on Sunday, the Pennywell Project's preloved vintage market returns. Pay by the kilo for vintage fashion and do your bit for the planet.
What is Sunday without roast dinner?
The Cloak & Dagger is one of Cheltenham Road’s latest additions and boy; it’s special. Get ahead of the game and try out one of their (very reasonably-priced) Sunday Roasts before everyone else discovers them.
Europe's Outdoor Film Festival arrives in Bristol
The European Outdoor Film Festival is on tour, and it’s landing in Bristol this weekend. Head to Bristol SU to discover the most inspiring adventure films of the year.
The annual Bristol Literature Festival is coming to an end, but there’s still chance to enjoy some fiction-fuelled delights.
On Saturday, visit Waterstones for a special book launch and literary night.