What’s on for families in & near Bishopston this weekend: 21/11/15 – 22/11/15

This weekend will be an especially busy one in Bishopston and surrounding areas as there are several great events planned for local parents and children.

Whether you fancy meeting Andy Day from CBeebies on Gloucester Road (yes really!), or going on a scavenger hunt with the wonderful Friends of Horfield Common or picking up a bargain or two at a Winter Fair, below are some great events for families living in and near Bishopston this weekend.

But before you check out the full list of events, please do pop over to Facebook and give the Bishopston Mum Facebook page a like to keep updated with even more local events and activities coming up soon!


Sefton Park School Winter Fair


  • 12 – 3pm
  • Off Williamson Road / Happy Lane

Santa’s Grotto, donkey rides, café, craft stalls, BBQ, refreshments and more.

The New Hut 6388 Grand Opening: Williamson Road, Ashley Down


  • Doors open from 12 noon, ribbon cutting at 3.30pm
  • Williamson Road, Ashley Down

All are welcome to come and celebrate the opening of the brand new hut 6388. As well as a ribbon cutting ceremony, there will also be refreshments and cakes on offer.

Curly Cow Children’s Nearly New Sale: Redland High School


  • 10.30am – 12 noon
  • £1 entry per adult (children free)
  • Redland High School, Redland Court, BS6 7EF

Good quality baby and toddler equipment, toys and clothes for sale.

CBeebies star Andy Day performing songs from new album: Room 212, Gloucester Road


  • 2 – 3pm
  • Outside Room 212, 212 Gloucester Road, Bishopston

This Saturday CBeebies star Andy day will be performing songs from his new album Andy & the Odd Socks on our very own Gloucester Road! Andy will be outside Room 212 from 2 – 3pm and he will also be signing copies of his CDs.

Table Top Sale: The Ardagh, Horfield Common


  • 10.30am – 12.30pm
  • The Ardagh Bowling Club, Horfield Common
  • For more information or to book phone Kay 0117 9426580

A Table Top Sale at the Ardagh selling toys, books, arts, crafts, preserves, cards and much more.

Photograph your Christmas baby – A Makey Mamas Workshop

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Led by a trained photographer, learn basic techniques to take great photos of your little one using whatever camera you have, whether it’s a mobile phone or an SLR! No previous camera skills necessary! The photos you take will make great framed presents or christmas cards

Workshop is half theory and half practical so bring your baby! Suitable for pre-crawling babies only.

  • 10-11.30am
  • Cost £18 for 1 parent/ £22 for 2 parents
  • SAVE £3 per workshop if you book with a friend, or book 2 or more workshops together
  • Venue: KudaCan

For more information and to book:


Horfield Common Container Space – We’re going on a scavenger hunt!


  • 12 – 2pm
  • The Café on the Common, the Ardagh, Horfield Common
  • More details

If you are a reuse and recycling fan with some creative imagination then come and join the Friends of Horfield Common on a local scavenger hunt to see what you can find to transform the wonderful new cafe container-space!

Suitable for 14 years+. Please wear clothes suitable for the weather, sturdy shoes and bring gloves if you have them. The scavenger hunt sets off at 12 noon. All welcome.