Image of Angie Belcher, founder of AfterMirth Comedy Club, onstage performing.

BAM Meets AfterMirth Comedy Club

A parent walks into a bar... Angie Belcher set up the AfterMirth Comedy Club in June 2018 so that new parents could enjoy some much needed laughs in those crazy baby days. Since then she's taken the south west by storm, popping up in venues across Bristol, as well as Clevedon, Gloucester, Stroud, Bridport and… Continue reading BAM Meets AfterMirth Comedy Club

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BAM Guide: February Half Term 2019

February Half Term is here already and these are some of the best sounding events to keep you and your nippers busy and creative. Have a great time! BOWL OF PLENTY Decorate Your Own Bowl 18 - 22 Feb 9:00 - 11:00 & 14:00 - 16:00 £3.50 per bowl Head to the Colston Hall cafe… Continue reading BAM Guide: February Half Term 2019

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BAM Christmas Holiday Guide 2018

And just like that, it's the Christmas holidays! There isn't an awful lot going on and you're probably looking forward to just bundling up indoors but, if you need to surface for air, here are some suggestions for you. Remember to check out our Christmas Theatre Guide too! ARNOS VALE CEMETERY The Detective Project: CSI Kids Fri… Continue reading BAM Christmas Holiday Guide 2018

Street art, Stokes Croft, Bristol.

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

Events, Guides

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Easton Window Wanderlanders

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