Ferris Wheel on Frenchay Campus

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Date: 22 May - 25 May 2021
Venue: Frenchay Campus
Time: 10:00 - 16:00

See Frenchay Campus from new heights by taking a ride on this Ferris Wheel. Up in the clouds, this Ferris Wheel stands at a staggering 50ft tall, providing unparalleled views of Frenchay and beyond! Enjoy the experience with a friend as each carriage can sit 2-3 people (must be part of the same household).


The Ferris Wheel will be on Frenchay Campus on the following days:

  • Saturday 22 May 2021
  • Sunday 23 May 2021
  • Monday 24 May 2021
  • Tuesday 25 May 2021

No booking required, just turn up between 10:00 - 16:00 and enjoy the ride! All UWE Bristol students and staff welcome.

Please note there is a minimum height restriction of 1.2m to ride.

Staying safe

We want everyone to have an enjoyable experience and we have worked hard to design an event which follows government guidelines.

Please help us by:

  • Not visiting the Ferris Wheel if you (or anyone in your household) have any COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Respecting the social distancing guidelines when queueing.
  • Only ride the Ferris Wheel with people in your household, or alone.
  • Wearing a face covering or face shield if you need to use toilet facilities inside any University building (unless exempt).
  • Scanning the Test and Trace QR code before riding the Ferris Wheel.
  • Using hand sanitiser provided before riding the Ferris Wheel.

Can I bring my child?

Children are permitted to ride the wheel but must supervised by an adult at all times and ensure they follow social distancing and any other measures in place. Please note there is minimum height restriction of 1.2m to ride.


If you are planning to attend this event and have any access requirements or would like details on accessibility, please email the Events Team at events@uwe.ac.uk or call us on the number below.

UWE Bristol aims to ensure, as much as possible, that all our events are fully accessible. Early notice of access requirements is much appreciated.


Getting here

Parking is available in the Bristol Business School Visitor Car Park. Please use the postcode BS16 1ZG to locate Bristol Business School using google maps. The barrier will rise automatically as you drive up to it, you do not need to pay for parking.

Find more information about travelling to Frenchay Campus by bus, bike and train on getting to and from UWE Bristol campuses.


There are toilet facilities available on site within the University. These will be regularly cleaned and sanitised throughout the event. Hand sanitising facilities will also be available.

Cost: Free
Contact: Events Team
Telephone: 01173284517
E-mail: events@uwe.ac.uk

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