Events diary

Bristol and local events

  • Revealing Stories: Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans lives in the Bristol region from c.1940

    Date: 11 April - 15 May 2014
    Venue: Library Foyer, Frenchay campus, Coldhabour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY

    OutStories Bristol's highly successful 'Revealing Stories' exhibition is to be displayed at the Library Foyer for Frenchay Library from Friday 11 April to mid May. The exhibition was originally hosted at M Shed during LGBT history month (February) in 2013 and extended for another two weeks due to a popular demand.

  • 20th Anniversary Varsity Boat Race 2014 - sponsored by Southern Lights IT Recruitment

    Date: 26 April 2014
    Venue: Bristol Harbourside

    On Saturday 26 April 2014 Bristol's floating harbour will once again play host to the annual Varsity Boat Race that pits the University of Bristol against neighbours the University of the West of England. Inaugurated in 1995, the event celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, a milestone that promises the biggest and best event yet.

  • Expressions: the journey

    Date: 26 April - 01 May 2014
    Venue: Paintworks Event Space, Bath Road, BS4 3EH

    Milestones trust is holding a unique arts event in Bristol, created entirely by people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and dementia. Our arts festival, Expressions, on 26 April – 1 May, features a larger-than-life exhibition including knitted street, cardboard train, 12-foot doll, shipwreck cafĂ© and much more.

  • The Way We Eat

    Date: 01 May - 11 May 2014
    Venue: At-Bristol Science Centre

    The Way We Eat is student-led photo-documentary project exploring the different ways "we" eat around the city - across different communities, ages and demographic groups and looking at the grittier side of city's food supply and waste. UWE's BA Hons Photography students will be taking a series of photographs in domestic settings and public spaces which will investigate and celebrate heritage and culture, whist challenging assumptions about food wealth and poverty.

  • Reportage Drawing

    Date: 01 May - 11 May 2014
    Venue: Various venues

    Reportage drawing is an exciting and quite demanding form of illustration. Capturing a live event requires fast and insightful drawing skills and accurate visual communication. A combination of observational drawing, written words, and records of conversations are often used to create a unique multi-layered documentary of events.

  • Food Science

    Date: 03 May - 11 May 2014
    Venue: BBC @ Bristol Food Connections, Making Sense of Food, Waterside Square

    Visit UWE Bristol's team of scientists the BBC At Bristol Food Connections learning zones. We will be in the Making Sense of Flavour Tent, Smell and Sight zones, over the two festival weekends. Take part in hands-on activities for the whole family, such as Food Detectives; Smell Lab; The Good, The Bad and The Ugly; and Bristol's Brilliant Soil.

  • The Sound of Food

    Date: 03 May - 11 May 2014
    Venue: BBC @ Bristol Food Connections, Making Sense of Food, Waterside Square

    Sounds of Food is a student-lead project by UWE Bristol's music technology students whose work will be featured as part of the BBC At Bristol Food Connections tents. Come and take part in fun audio quizzes, and try to name the food sound effect or guess the food being talked about.

    Saturday, May 3 to Monday, May 5 and Saturday, May 10 to Sunday, May 11. Waterfront Square.

  • 'UNIT' - NEW project bringing young people with autism together

    Date: 03 May 2014
    Venue: UWE's Centre for Sport

    Are you 14-18? 'UNIT' is a NEW a monthly project bringing young people with autism together. This is part of the cheap, relaxed and informal activities brought to you by UWE student

  • Living City: The Anatomy of a Green Capital

    Date: 07 May - 10 August 2014
    Venue: The Architecture Centre

    Our ability to be healthy and happy is directly affected by the city that we live in. So how do we make both city and dweller as healthy and happy as possible? Using human body analogy the latest exhibition at the Architecture Centre explores the mind, body and spirit of the city. The exhibition is a collaborative project between the Architecture Centre, the WHO Collaborating Centre for Healthy Urban Environments at UWE and other partners.

  • UWE Bristol Evidence Based Policing Workshop: Sexual Violence

    Date: 07 May 2014
    Venue: 4Q04, Frenchay Campus

    This is the second of a series of three workshops that will seek to address issues of sexual violence as one of the Police and Crime Commissioners (PCC) policing priorities.

  • MasterClass: Making Sense of Change

    Date: 14 May 2014
    Venue: Leigh Court, Bristol

    Bristol Business School is pleased to announce the second in the 2014 MasterClass series, following the success of the first held in March.

  • Family Fun Day

    Date: 17 May 2014
    Venue: UWE Centre for Sport, Frenchay Campus

    Open to everyone - staff, students and the community - the free Family Fun Day will include an exciting range of indoor and outdoor sporty activities.

  • UWE Chamber Choir and Chamber Orchestra

    Date: 17 May 2014
    Venue: Bristol Cathedral - College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TJ

    UWE Chamber Choir and Chamber Orchestra - Programme: Bach 'Jesu, meine Freude', Bruckner 'Ecce sacerdos magnus', Buxtehude 'Magnificat', Schubert 'Symphony No. 3' and R Strauss 'Wind Serenade' Op. 7

  • UWE Bristol's SME (small and medium enterprises) and Recruitment Fair

    Date: 20 May 2014
    Venue: Red Bar, Frenchay Campus, UWE

    UWE Bristol's SME (small and medium enterprises) and Recruitment fair is taking place on Tuesday 20 May. The first of its kind, it enables all UWE students and graduates to meet SME employers and recruitment companies in the Bristol region and have the opportunity to source potential summer, part-time, full-time or more permanent job opportunities. Come along to informally chat to employers representing a multitude of industries and sectors.

  • UWE Showstoppers and Singers in Concert

    Date: 22 May 2014
    Venue: The Newman Hall - Grange Court Road, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS9 4DR

    UWE Showstoppers and vocal soloists in Concert - Songs from Broadway to the West End including 'Phantom of the Opera', 'The Secret Garden', 'Mary Poppins', 'Gypsy', 'Ghost' and many more! Special guest appearance by the Barbershop Group 'Champagne'. Bar and food available

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