10 things to do in Bristol this weekend – February 2-3
Make the most of your weekend with our guide to what’s on in Bristol and the surrounding area.
1. Get fit and raise some money for charity at the St Peter’s Hospice Stadium Dash at the Memorial Stadium on Sunday. Participants will have to race up the 415 steps to raise money for the charity. The time to beat is three minutes, 15 seconds. It costs £10 to enter - to request a form contact Louisa.email@example.com or visit www.stpetershospice.org.
2. As part of LGBT History Month, artist Tom Marshman will be performing his new performance piece, Move Over Darling, about Bristol gay and lesbians’ real life experiences on a promenade city tour starting at Bristol Old Vic, on Saturday at 4.30pm and 7pm. The event is free but booking is necessary as places are limited - book at www.bristololdvic.org.uk or on 0117 987 7877.
3. Head to Rileys Bristol for a Super Bowl party on Sunday night – doors open at 8pm and entry costs 3pm. You can get your tickets online at www.cudafootball.com.
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4. An exhibition all about chocolate opens at M shed on Saturday. Discover the stories of those who made the confectionary in the city over the past 300 years, find out why it tastes so good and remember the brands from years gone by. Tickets £5/£4 concession. Children £3 (under 5 years free).
5. You can see Brandon Hill Chamber Orchestra play at St George's on Saturday night at 7.45pm – tickets £5-£16. They will be playing Ravel, Berlioz, Honneger and Mozart.
6. Take part in the free “lichen walk” in Badock’s Wood on Sunday from 10am. Learn about lichens found on trees, rocks and soil in Badock's Wood. Discover how lichens can tell us about habitats and air quality. Meet Justin Smith, walk leader at 10am by the Lakewood Road entrance.
7. Head down to the Alma Tavern theatre on Saturday for the last night of The Trial – an adaptation of the Franz Kafka novel. Tickets £8/£6.
8. Pub of the week to try this weekend: Red Lion
9. Restaurant of the week to try this weekend: Di Meo
10. Recipe of the week to give a go if you decide to eat in: Perfect cauliflower cheese with bacon and mushrooms
For some ideas of how to occupy your time next week check back at ThisisBristol on Monday.