Things to Do in the City Centre This Week

Keep busy this half term with some of these great events going on in the city centre!

Access x Youtuber Workshop with Helen Anderz at Rough Trade

On Monday 18th February Access Creative College, the UK’s leading games, music and media college, will be hosting an exclusive workshop with style, beauty and lifestyle YouTuber and Blogger Helen Anderson. The workshop will cover social media, content making, why brands work with influencers and how to stand out online. Entry is free but spaces are limited.

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox at The O2

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox are a ragtag group of exceptionally talented singers, dancers and musicians who put a retro spin on the modern hits. Step into their time machine on Wednesday 20th Feb and be transported to bygone decades with their versions of top 40 hits given the swing, jazz and soul treatment. Tickets available here.

Medieval Mayhem at Bristol Cathedral

Come and get stuck into some family fun at Bristol Cathedral on the 20th Feb. Between 10am and 12pm families are invited to get crafty, within the theme of medieval mayhem, and also receive a free tour of the cathedral. There is a suggested donation of £2 per family to take part in the arts and crafts, with proceeds going towards their educational work.

The Singing Mermaid at Bristol Old Vic

Between the 22nd and 24th of Feb Bristol Old Vic is putting on The Singing Mermaid, a magical puppet show about a singing mermaid who is tricked into joining a cruel travelling circus. There are up to three shows a day and tickets, available here, start from just £12.50

Tom Gates Live on stage at Bristol Hippodrome

Brought to you by the producers of Horrible Histories and Gangsta Granny and based on the books by Liz Pichon, a brand new story of Tom Gates is being brought to the live stage for the first time ever between the 20th and 23rd of Feb. Grab a ticket for this hilarious new adventure here.

Discover Wines of Japan at Riverstation

Enjoy a tasting of over 30 Japanese wines and a mini-masterclass with “master of wines” Sarah Abbott. Expect delicate whites, diverse reds and fresh sparkling wines accompanied by tasty sharing boards. Tickets are £15 and can be booked through eventbrite.

The Lemonheads at SWX

This American alternative rock band have been going since 1986 and are currently touring their latest album, Varshons 2.0, around the UK. Catch them at SWX on Monday 18th Feb where they’ll be sure to play the greatest hits off their back-catalogue alongside new tunes. Grab a ticket from the SWX website.