A list of family shows coming to Live from the Drive-In at Filton Airfield

A list of family shows coming to Live from the Drive-In at Filton Airfield

Posted on: 09 Jul 2020

A new wave of family shows join the Live from the Drive-In lineup at Filton Airfield. 


Horrible Histories, Dinosaur World Live and Dick & Dom have been added to the lineup for Live from the Drive-In concert series, set to be staged at the former Airfield in Filton this summer. 

Tickets are on sale now. Get yours here


In response to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Live Nation has unveiled a series of drive-in concerts which will tour the UK this summer. 


Live from the Drive-In will see some of the biggest names in UK music perform with full concert production at socially-distanced events.


The drive-in series will have space to host around 300 cars at each event. Attendees will be allocated a designated area to park, with space next to their vehicle to sit, stand and dance. 


Watch: Artists' impression of what to expect at Live from the Drive-In

Live From the Drive In

In Bristol, the series will run from the end of July until the end of September at the former Airfield in Filton, with up to six live events per week. Events range from gigs to West End theatre. 


The first wave of acts announced included Mike Skinner and The Streets, Dizzee Rascal and The Zutons. More recently, Wiley, Kt Tunsall and Tom Grennan joined the lineup.


Now a new wave of family-friendly shows have been revealed, including stage versions of Horrible Histories' 'Barmy Britain' and children's book classic The Tiger Who Came To Tea


Here's a full list of family-friendly shows coming to Bristol's Live From the Drive-In series this summer and what to expect. 

Brainiac Live 

When: Tuesday 4 August at 14:00

Exploding dustbins, combusting microwaves and all the experiments you‘re not allowed to do at home: get ready for an outrageous live science show. 

Based on the TV show, Brainiac Live sees presenters delve fearlessly into the mysteries of science for an hour of mischief and science calamity. The show is suitable for ages 6+. Buy tickets here

Brainiac Live

Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain 

When: Friday 14 August at 14:00


History with the nasty bits left in: uncover the rude rulers from Britain’s barmy past with Horrible Histories, live on stage. 

Based on the best-selling books by Terry Deary, Horrible Histories - Live on Stage has been performed to over three million people in the UK. The show is suitable for ages 5+. Buy tickets here

Dick & Dom

When: Saturday 15 August at 14:00


Who remembers the double BAFTA award-winning BBC One Saturday morning show Dick & Dom in Da Bungalow?

For over 20 years, Dick & Dom have been causing mayham with their TV programmes, live shows and more recently, their podcast 'Cash From Chaos’. 


The duo will bring fun and chaos to Bristol's Drive-In series on Saturday 15 August. Buy tickets here

Dick & Dom

Dinosaur World Live 


When: Tuesday 18 August and Wednesday 19 August at 14:00 

Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World Live in this interactive family show. 

Using stunning puppetry, Dinosaur World Live presents a host pre-historic creatures including the flesh-eating giant, the Tyrannosaurus Rex, the Triceratops and Segnosaurus. 

The show introduces Miranda, the daughter of palaeontologists, who grew up surrounded by dinosaurs. She'd love you to meet her pre-historic pals. The show is suitable for ages 3+. Buy tickets here

Dinosaur Live
The Tiger Who Came To Tea 


When: Thursday 20 August at 14:00, Friday 21 August at 11:00 and 14:00


Based on the best-loved picture book, The Tiger Who Came To Tea - Live, is a West End smash hit.


As Sophie and her mummy sit down for tea, the doorbell rings. Who could it possibly be? It's a big, stripy tiger! 


Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show, packed with oodles of magic, sing-along songs and clumsy chaos. The show is suitable for ages 3+. Buy tickets here

Tiger Who Came To Tea

Six the Musical

When: Tuesday 25 August to Sunday 30 August, various performances 


Divorced, beheaded and died? It’s time to forget that narrative.


From Tudor Queens to pop princesses, Six the Musical sees each ex-spouse take to mic in the form of a pop concert in a vibrant West End musical.


Together, the Queens remix five hundred years of historical heartbreak into a celebration of girl power and survival. The show is suitable for ages 10+. Buy tickets here

Six the Musical

Tickets for family shows at Bristol's Live from the Drive-In concert are on sale now. Get yours here

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