Nestled in a former sandwich shop off Gloucester Road, Louise Ogden has created a beautiful pottery cafe that is a little corner of calm and creativity. Like all the best ideas, The Kiln Workshop was dreamt up at 4am and, whilst only a few weeks old, it’s is already proving to be popular with people [...]
And just like that, it's half term. As always, Bristol has stepped up to the plate and the arty offerings for families is unreal. Here are just some of our highlights... ARNOLFINI Big Draw Tues 24 Oct 11:00 - 15:00 FREE (donations welcome) Sadly there isn't much going on in Bristol for The Big Draw [...]
Window Wanderland is coming to Easton! 20-21 January 2018 BAM is really excited to be organising the Easton edition of this popular community event that brings people together and encourages creativity. We are inviting households and businesses to create displays for their windows, forming a neighbourhood trail that can be enjoyed by the whole community. [...]
This weekend Bristol will be treated to another family friendly art extravaganza as the Affordable Art Fair hits town. Head down to Temple Meads where you’ll find 50 UK galleries showcasing the work of around 500 artists. Prices will range from £100 - £6000 and there will also be a whole range of events happening [...]
Art fairs and children are not natural companions. The thought of wilfully taking little legs into a room of very expensive, smashable things no doubt fills you with horror, whilst sticky fingers on canvases and bored whining seem inevitable. Well, friends, good news! The Other Art Fair arrives in Bristol to take up residency in [...]
Summer is here! As much fun as it is spending endless hours kicking your heels in the playground, you'll be pleased to hear that Bristol has absolutely nailed it with family arts events. Here are some that have caught our eye, including fun for little legs, teenagers and you grown ups too. ARNOLFINI Krik Krak Festival: [...]
Sometimes it feels like Bristol welcomes another festival every weekend over the summer. Recently we've seen nature, music and BBQ all celebrated in true Bristol style. But in a few week's time Bristol's unique art scene will be in the spotlight at Upfest, Europe’s largest street art and graffiti festival. For one weekend, Bedminster will [...]
Events to enjoy as a family in Bristol this Father's Day!
If any of you joined Alph, Betty and Gammo on their previous adventure through space, you'll know that it was a wonderfully silly and lots of fun. You may have decided which planet to visit and helped find one of the glowing plasma orbs needed to fix the Bristol Space Station. Next week, the gang [...]
Family arts events in Bristol to keep you busy this half term!