Things to do and events in the Bristol area

Image caption Catch a little locomotive at Ashton Court Estate on alternate Sundays this summer

Family fun

The miniature railway at Ashton Court Estate is running on 26 June and fortnightly on Sunday afternoons until mid-October, weather-permitting.

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Evita, starring Abigail Jaye as Eva, comes to the Bristol Hippodrome from 27 June to 2 July.

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  • Tony Christie celebrates 50 years in the business with material new and old at Weston-super-Mare's Playhouse on 29 June
  • Bristol Wind Band is playing a free concert in the dairy garden in Blaise Castle Estate on Sunday 26 June from 2-4pm

Nature and Outdoors

Dozens of gardens are open to the public in our area as part of the National Gardens Scheme. A small entry fee goes to charity.

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Arts and Culture

Bristol's Create Centre is showing a free exhibition called Under the Flyover, focusing on the Cumberland Piazza in Hotwells, until 7 July

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  • Female theatre company Jammy Voo is coming to the Bristol Tobacco Factory on 27 June as part of the national tour
  • Paintings and handmade prints are on show during a group exhibition at Bath's Rostra and Rooksmoor Gallery until 29 June

Something a bit different

Free Armed Forces Day events are taking place on at College Green in Bristol, Clarence Park in Weston-super-Mare and other local places on 25 June.

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  • You can discover more about Bristol during the city's Highlights Walk which takes place every Saturday until late September.
  • Have you voted for what should be the final item in the "Bath in 100 objects" project? Submit your suggestion from the city here.

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