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Guides

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

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Guides

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

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Events

Easton Window Wanderlanders 2018

First up, give yourself a big high five for being an Easton Window Wanderlander! So, what now? CLICK HERE TO SEE THE TRAIL MAP If, like most of us, you signed up a while ago and now don't know what to do for your window, please don't panic! Take a look at the display ideas and… Continue reading Easton Window Wanderlanders 2018

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Events

Easton Window Wanderland Workshops

Thank you to everyone that contributed to our crowdfund campaign for Easton Window Wanderland! With your help we managed to raise enough money to put on a series of workshops to help you create window displays for the event and get access to free materials. Everyone is welcome and you don't need to be an… Continue reading Easton Window Wanderland Workshops

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Guides

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

Guides

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

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Interview

BAM meets Kid Carpet

There is nothing quite like a Kid Carpet show. Funny, inventive and wonderfully anarchic, they're a rare example of family theatre that the whole family can get a kick out of. We caught up with the Bristol legend as he prepares for his new show in a few week's time and found out some noisy… Continue reading BAM meets Kid Carpet

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Guides

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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Events

Easton Window Wanderland

Window Wanderland is coming to Easton! 20-21 January 2018 *UPDATE* For details on all the workshops please click here. Information for participants can be found here. And, most importantly, here is the final map! See you on the trail! BAM is really excited to be organising the Easton edition of this popular community event that… Continue reading Easton Window Wanderland

Events

Affordable Art Fair 2017

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… Continue reading Affordable Art Fair 2017