What's on in Bristol: Spring 2018Friday 30 March 2018 by Jessica Mendoza If there was a city with a story to tell, it would be Bristol. Grounded in its historic roots, inhabited by passionate locals and spirited fans, Bristol is the perfect place to visit this spring.
Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella Overview
20th March – 24th March 2018
Following the sold-out success ‘The Red Shoes’, production company New Adventures return with one of their most popular and adored productions, ‘Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella’. An exciting love story, set in London during the Second World War. Matthew Bourne’s intense story has never been more heart-stopping and moving, the sights and sounds of war-torn London, the powerful love story and award-winning set is guaranteed to win your heart.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Princes Wharf, Wapping Road, Bristol, BS1 4RN
Finishes 28th April 2018
The notorious wildlife photography competition from the Natural History Museum is back with 100 remarkable images. From frozen wastelands to peculiar species, tropical paradises to captivating animal behaviour; this year's selection is better than ever. Wildlife Photographer of the Year is a popular and well-respected photography event, providing a global platform that showcases the natural world's most astonishing and challenging sights. Make sure to grab the opportunity to enter - or come along to admire the work of others.
The Band at Bristol Hippodrome
Finishes 28th April 2018
David Pugh, Dafydd Rogers and Take That have announced a UK Tour of Tim Firth’s new musical ‘The Band.’ The Band is a brand new musical about what it’s like to grow up in a boyband, and for five 16-year-old friends in 1992 their boyband is everything. 25 years on, the audience is reunited with the group of friends, as they try once more to fulfil their dream of becoming rock stars. A heart-warming, family-fun musical that cannot be missed this spring, you’re guaranteed to leave the Hippodrome clapping and singing.
Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials
2nd May – 6th May 2018
The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials will take place from Wednesday 2nd May through to Sunday 6th May 2018 within the stunning grounds of Badminton Estate, Gloucestershire. Wednesday is the first day of the ticketed event with an array of over 500 trade stands open for business. This annual display offers a great family day out, with children and dogs very welcome to enjoy great hospitality options, shopping and top level riding sport.
Bristol City v Brentford at Ashton Gate Stadium
2nd April, kick off at 3pm. Enough said.