Glitchelin Man by Cheba in Castle Park, Bristol

BAM Guide: Summer 2019

Summer in Bristol is set to be all kinds of fun, with festivals, paint jams, theatre, art workshops, gruesome exhibitions and much more on offer. Let's get stuck in... ARNOLFINI Family at Fluffy Sun 28 July 11:00 - 15:00 FREE (donations welcome) Inspired by the Fluffy Library installation, this drop-in workshop is led by artist Megan… Continue reading BAM Guide: Summer 2019

Photo of heart graffiti covering a wall by Renee Fisher on Unsplash

BAM Guide: May Half Term 2019

ASHTON COURT MANSION Futur Ville Launch Event Sat 1 Jun 11:00 - 17:30 FREE An afternoon with ArtSpace LifeSpace to celebrate the start of a 5-month programme of events that will look at the relationship between artists and communities in an ever-changing city. Have your say in family friendly workshops and enjoy circus performances from… Continue reading BAM Guide: May Half Term 2019

Child in easter egg costume

BAM Guide: Easter Holidays 2019

In between all the chocolate, there's plenty of opportunities to get creative with the kids and try something new. Here's some of the best family arts events happening in Bristol and beyond over the Easter holidays... 1532 PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs Mon 15 Apr 14:30 Tickets from £11.25 Pit… Continue reading BAM Guide: Easter Holidays 2019

Poster for the Borrowers play at Tobacco Factory Theatres

BAM Christmas Theatre Guide 2018

There's something quite magical about a family trip to the theatre at Christmas time. That hustle and bustle of arriving, settling down into your seat and being transported to other worlds, times and places! As always, there is lots of family theatre on in Bristol and beyond this Christmas so there's decisions to be made!… Continue reading BAM Christmas Theatre Guide 2018

B+W photo of child eating giant chocolate egg - very messy!

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 Kid Carpet

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


BAM meets The Time Seekers

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… Continue reading BAM meets The Time Seekers