Summer Fun Guide

The school holidays are just round the corner; time to put plans in place and visit some of the region’s excellent attractions with The Bristol Magazine‘s Summer Fun Guide


Pliosaurus

Pliosaurus! at the City Museum & Gallery

Travel back in time 150 million years at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery and meet a fearsome Jurassic beast – the pliosaur. Bristol was a very different place ...
Fire Tech Camp

Fire Tech Camp at Bristol Grammar School

Fire Tech Camp is the UK’s leading provider of tech education for nine to 17-year-olds. Launched in 2013, it has delivered over 4,000 courses and workshops, in ...
Storybook Festival

Storybox Festival at Foyles

The Storybox Festival returns to Foyles’ Cabot store this summer, bringing with it a range of free events to inspire and engage young readers. On Saturday 15 Ju...
Hippodrome

Family shows at the Hippodrome

A trip to the theatre is the perfect excuse to get out of the sun if it’s proving too much, and the Hippodrome is hosting a range of shows over the summer, with...
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Skeletons: Our Buried Bones at M Shed

Until 3 September, six skeletons discovered in Bristol will be on display at M Shed alongside six skeletons from the Museum of London’s 20,000-strong collection...
Summer Fun Guide

Theatre Tropicana at Weston-Super-Mare

As part of a collaboration between North Somerset Council and Theatre Orchard, Theatre Tropicana is bringing unusual theatre productions to the seaside at Westo...
Summer Fun Guide

Wiltshire Music Centre

There’s a month of creative and musical activities for children and young people going on here throughout the school summer holidays. This year’s programme incl...
Summer Fun Guide

Windmill Hill City Farm

Windmill Hill City Farm is a long-time favourite for families around Bristol, hosting a huge selection of activities throughout the week to cover all ages (and ...
Summer Fun Guide

Bowood House & Gardens

Bowood House & Gardens, near Chippenham is the perfect place for a family visit, with something for everyone! Whether it's the 2,000-acre ‘Capability’ Brown...
Summer Fun Guide

The Holburne Museum

Open daily, with free admission, The Holburne in Bath makes for a lovely family day out. Current exhibition ‘Tapestry: Here & Now’ runs until 1 October and ...
Summer Fun Guide

We Do It In The Woods

Treat yourself to a day out of the ordinary or give a loved one the gift of the great outdoors. We Do It In The Woods offers art, craft and other creative works...
Summer Fun Guide

Wells Cathedral

Escape for a few hours to Wells Cathedral; set in the heart of the medieval city and easily reached by car and public transport from Bristol. Self-guided family...
Wookey Hole

Wookey Hole

This summer, escape the heat for a day at Wookey Hole, where there are more events running than ever before. A whole new underground world is waiting to be expl...