Not sure what things to do in Bristol this weekend? Whatever the weather, whatever your mood, we’ll always have you covered. Be it the best restaurants and gigs to awesome art galleries and bottomless brunches, we’ve got you weekend sorted.
Where to go for a drink this weekend
1. Goldbrick House
Goldbrick House reopens on Park Street this March 1. Yes, that Goldbrick House. The much-loved, multi-levelled bar features three floors – each with their own vibe and style. Goldie’s is a drop-in bar on the ground floor serving continental beers and local pours; Alfred’s Wine & Champagne Bar offers table service with a wide list of Champagne and wines, alongside a small plates menu, on the first floor; and Boujee Wonderland is a disco room with DJs playing retro soul and Motown until 2.30am every Friday and Saturday on the top floor. To learn more head here.
Things to do with mates in Bristol this weekend
2. Bristol Beer Bike
You can now bike around Bristol enjoying ‘as-much-as-you-can-drink beer’. Do we need to say more? Bristol Beer Bike lets between 6-12 (or 17 if you’re popular) go on a 60-minute ride through Bristol. It also comes with a designated sober driver, a Bluetooth speaker to play your music and an optional “pretty waitress/handsome waiter” for £50. Other add-ons include two bottles of Champagne (£110), five bottles of Prosecco (£70), and crisps (£25). The route takes in such sights as Castle Park, Queen Square, Harbourside and the Old City.
Things to do for free in Bristol this weekend
3. International Women’s Day Celebration
International Women’s Day is officially on March 8, but Bristol Women’s Voice is hosting its fantastic free flagship annual event at City Hall on Saturday, March 2. Taking place from 10 am to 5 pm, all al welcome to with over 50 activities on offer. Make a podcast with Ujima Radio, get involved with Black Women’s Theatre, take part in armchair yoga, or have your voice heard at the open mic. Panel discussions on global feminism, women and health, women in sports and more will also take place. To learn more head here.
4. Homemade Exhibition
Ending this Sunday (March 3), this is your last chance to catch this Homemade exhibition nestled in Bristol Old Vic’s Pit Corridor. Over the last two years, a community of women with experience of migration have gathered at the theatre to collaborate, learn and talk about food. Homemade features items from Bristol Archives as well as objects and stories from the group – and a Listening Station where visitors can get a taste of the stories and spaces that inspired these connections.
Things to do with kids this weekend
Puzzlewood – which opens every Saturday, Sunday and Monday in March – is said to have inspired both Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter. Full of twisted trees, mazing pathways and strange rock formations, it’s not difficult to see why. And has been used as a filming location for everything from Star Wars and Doctor Who to A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Your little ones’ imaginations will run wild as they discover secret caves, Roman nooks and rare wildlife. To learn more about Puzzlewood head here.