8 Things To Do In Bristol During January 2020

8 Things To Do In Bristol During January 2020

Posted on: 06 Jan 2020

Happy 2020! Just because the festivities have subsided doesn’t mean that Bristol’s busy schedule has. 


In fact, there’s loads happening this month. So, wave goodbye to those January blues.


A performance from Harry Hill, late-night DJ sets and exciting ways to get fit, here’s eight things to do in Bristol this month. 


Have a laugh with the Slapstick Festival 


It's the U.K.'s biggest celebration of silent and classic screen comedy: Slapstick Festival is back for 2020.


Harry Hill, Rob Brydon and all three members of The Goodies will be taking part in this year’s instalment, which is taking place on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 January in a range of Bristol venues. 

To see the full schedule, head to the website. 

8 Things To Do in Bristol This January

Head to a gig


New year, new music – right? There's no shortage of great gigs this month. To see what we mean, check out our January Live Highlights. 

8 Things To Do in Bristol This January

Or party late into the night 


Just because it’s January doesn’t mean you can’t go out and party.  In fact, there’s loads of essential late-night sets happening throughout the month.


To see what we’re talking about, check out our January Clubs Guide.

8 Things To Do in Bristol This January

See new artwork @ Tobacco Factory


Throughout January, catch Farrah Fortnam’s exhibition of paintings at the Tobacco Factory.


A free entry exhibition, the work is inspired by the natural world and its delicate eco-systems.

8 Things To Do in Bristol This January

Try out a new fitness activity 


Whether you’re a hardened gym goer or an outdoorsy thrill-seeker, there’s loads of ways to keep fit in Bristol.


To help your year get off to a flying start, we’ve compiled all the running races and events taking place in Bristol this year.


Not a runner? Here’s 7 alternative exercise classes and fitness activities you can try out.

8 Things To Do in Bristol This January

Visit the Planetarium @ we the curious


Planetarium Nights are back for 2020. Discover the cosmos in the U.K.’s only 3D Planetarium with inspiring presenters.


They’ll share stories of ancient stargazers, flying you to far away galaxies and show you view from distant and newly discovered planets.

8 Things To Do in Bristol This January

Sample Bristol’s Vegan Delights 


It’s Veganuary! There’s no better time than now to discover the city’s vegan delights. So, why not make a day of it? The Bristol Food Tour is hosting a vegan tour on 18 January.


Explore Bristol’s thriving vegan scene, sampling old favourites and new additions along the way.

8 Things To Do in Bristol This January

Get ready for the Mormons @ Bristol Hippodrome 


Finally! The Olivier® award-winning musical arrives at the Bristol Hippodrome this month and will run until 22 February 2019.


The Book follows the hilarious tale of two Mormon boys sent to a place far, far away from their Salt Lake City home.


How will they fare on this long journey? Find out this month.


Limited tickets remain for the production, so get yours soon to avoid disappointment. 
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Kate Hutchison


Kate Hutchison, Content Editor of 365Bristol.com

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