This weekend is sure to be a busy one for children and families in Bishopston, Horfield, St Andrew’s and Ashley Down.
With Christmas Fairs at two local primary schools, a Nearly New Sale in Horfield, the North Bristol Arts Trail 2015 and more events and activities, there’s plenty to do!
But before you read on to see all the events, please do pop over to the Bishopston Mum Facebook Page and give it a like. This page is updated daily with local news, information, activities and events for children and families living in Bishopston and surrounding areas.
Charborough Road Primary School Christmas Fair: 28/11/15
- 10.30am – 1pm
- Entry 50p per adult, children free
- Charborough Road, filton BS34 7RA
Lots of great festive activities such as Santa’s Grotto, face painting, candy floss, Xmas photo booth and much more.
Children’s Nearly New Sale: Horfield Parish Church Hall
- 10 – 11.30am
- £1 adult admission
- Horfield Parish Church Hall, Wellington Hill, Horfield
Children’s Nearly New Sale selling good quality children’s clothes, toys and nursery equipment.
Bishop Road School Christmas Fair
- 2 – 4.30pm
- Adults £1, children free
- Bishop Road School, Bishop Road, Bishopston, BS7 8LS
A fun-filled festive wonderland for all the family with lots of fun activities including Father Christmas and his fairy helper joined by special guest Rudolf, raffle with fantastic prizes, Homemade & Vintage Christmas stall, pre-loved toys, books and DVDs, chocolate tombola, festive face painting, lucky dip, live music and much, much more!
This weekend a huge number of local artists, from first-time exhibitors to gallery professionals, show their work and invite everyone to come and see. From small jewellery and textile items, to huge outdoor sculpture, you will be thrilled by the range, quality and volume of creative output. Some venues will also be offering entertainment.
- Doors open 10am – 6pm (look out for bunting outside venues!)
- More details about the North Bristol Arts Trail 2015
Crotchet and Sheepskin Bootie Making – A Makey Mamas Workshop at KudaCan
Have you seen those gorgeous wool booties with leather soles and soft furry lining? After this workshop you will be whipping them out as Christmas presents.
This bootie making workshop is for absolute beginners – you will be fully guided through the process of how to make some lovely cosy winter footware for your baby. You can adapt the pattern for yourself as well- I have!
Suitable for pregnant women and mums
You will receive:
Detailed information and pattern
Practical experience making the booties
All materials to make a pair
Time spent getting to know other mums and pregnant women
Option to stay for an extra 30mins with the tutor- extra £2
- 10-12 noon
- Cost £21 – 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:
Christmas Makers Market: Freemasons Halls, 17 Park Street
- 11am – 5pm Sunday 29th November
- Freemasons Halls, 17 Park Street, BS1 5NH
- £2.00 entry (under 16s free)
This weekend local artists, from first-time exhibitors to gallery pros, show their work and invite everyone to come and see. From small jewellery and textile items to huge outdoor sculpture, there’s something here for everyone and you will be htrilled by the range, quality and volume of creative output! Some venues will also be offering entertainment.
- Most venues are open 10am – 6pm Saturday and Sunday (look out for bunting outside each venue!)
- Download trail map
- More details