Street art, Stokes Croft, Bristol.
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BAM Summer Guide 2018

School's out for summer! Whether the idea of 6 weeks with the gang fills you with joy or slight anxiety, here's a whole bunch of stuff to keep you all busy until September... ARTS MANSION Let's Make An Amazing Plasticine Scene Tue 14 Aug Various times Tickets £10 Learn the art of clay modelling with… Continue reading BAM Summer Guide 2018

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The Other Art Fair 2018

The Other Art Fair returns to Bristol and this year it's going big! From 26-29 July 2018, over 100 artists will be showcasing their work at The Passenger Shed by Bristol Temple Meads. Last year’s event was a great example of how art events of this kind can cater for families, as the fair hosted… Continue reading The Other Art Fair 2018

Image of Mr Doodle artwork
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BAM Summer Half Term Guide 2018

Half term is on the horizon and there's lots going on to keep you all busy. Once again, not much going on at the big museums but some great events from our wonderful independents and if you're up for exploring a little further afield. If you're on Instagram, check out the half term competition we have… Continue reading BAM Summer Half Term Guide 2018

Image from Alex Bartsch 'Covers' project - hand holding a reggae album up against where it was originally taken
Events, Guides

BAM Early May Bank Holiday Guide 2018

Image from Alex Bartsch's 'Covers' project So much Bristol Bank Holiday fun to be had it warranted it's own guide! We've got you sorted no matter what your age, so let's kick things off with a shout out for the weekly BAM Craft Club... KILN WORKSHOP BAM Craft Club Fri 4 May 10:30 - 12:30… Continue reading BAM Early May Bank Holiday Guide 2018

B+W photo of child eating giant chocolate egg - very messy!
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BAM Easter Guide 2018

Snow or sunshine, Easter holidays are nearly here and there's lots of keep children, teenagers and grown ups up to their eyeballs in creative fun. Not an awful lot on offer from the big museums but we're lucky to have wonderful independents treating us to great events. So go and get stuck in! APPLE STORES… Continue reading BAM Easter Guide 2018

Image of street art lips
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BAM Half Term Guide: February 2018

You made it through January and now it's time to look forward to half term! From Valentine's Day events to Chinese New Year, here are some of the best family arts events on offer in Bristol and beyond... BRISTOL ENERGY HUB Saturday Art Club Sat 17 Feb 10:00 - 12:00 Tickets £3.50 per child Make… Continue reading BAM Half Term Guide: February 2018

WALALA X PLAY at NOW Gallery, London
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BAM Favourite Feeds of 2017

As it's the last Friday of 2017, here's a list of the Instagram accounts that have had me double tapping time and again, filling my feed with inspiration and colour. A collection of artists, makers and designers that make me want to get creating. In no particular order... And that's just the tip of the… Continue reading BAM Favourite Feeds of 2017

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BAM Christmas Guide 2017

Christmas has well and truly hit Bristol and in amongst all the merriment there are some wonderful family arts events taking place. From Christmas theatre to jingly sing-a-longs, here are our top picks for the holidays... ARCHITECTURE CENTRE Building Baubles Until 22 Dec During opening hours FREE Drop in and create your own paper house… Continue reading BAM Christmas Guide 2017

Photo of Halloween Pumpkin lanterns to illustrate Bristol half term
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BAM October Half Term Guide 2017

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… Continue reading BAM October Half Term Guide 2017

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BAM Summer Guide 2017

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:… Continue reading BAM Summer Guide 2017