Bristol has so much to offer its visitors. Bursting at the seams with famous landmarks, family activities, events and hidden treasures, enjoy exploring this wonderful city.

Bristol is proud to host a packed programme of events with an exciting mix of music, literature, entertainment and outdoor fun.

No matter what time of year you visit, you’ll be guaranteed to find an event that suits every taste and age group.

Bristol Hippodrome

Bristol Hippodrome has a rich 100 history, and has played host to a variety of stars, right back to the music hall era.

A history of the venue can be found here

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Harbour Festival

2015 dates announced. Bristol Harbour Festival will take place on 17 -19 July 2015. If you are a fan of arts, circus, dance, music, boats, nautical capers, good food and drink and general enjoyment – make sure you put that weekend in your diary.

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The 37th Annual Balloon Fiesta

Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th August 2015
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Bristol Kite Festival

22nd – 23rd August 2015

International Kite Festival on Saturday 22 August and Sunday 23 August from 11am to 5pm. Free entry. Food and drink, stalls and activities as well as fantastic kite displays.
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