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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

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

Events

The Other Art Fair 2017

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… Continue reading The Other Art Fair 2017

Guides

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

Interview

BAM meets Upfest

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… Continue reading BAM meets Upfest