10 things to do in Bristol this weekend – January 26-27
Make the most of your weekend with our guide to what’s on in Bristol and the surrounding area.
1. Take a trip to St George's Bristol on Sunday morning at 11.30am to hear the Sitkovetsky Piano Trio play some Brahms and Smetana – get a free cup of coffee with your ticket (£12).
2. The 2013 Slapstick Festival began on Thursday and runs until Sunday. Bristol's annual salute to vintage comedy returns with Victoria Wood, Marcus Brigstocke, Barry Cryer, all three Goodies, Ian Lavender, Paul McGann, Nick Park, Lucy Porter, Matthew Sweet and June Whitfield among the stars who will be in Bristol. Events will be held at Colston Hall, The Watershed, The Arnolfini, and Bristol Old Vic.
3. Australian born singer/songwritter Nadeah Miranda is playing at Thekla on Sunday at 7.30pm.
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4. Steptoe & Son – a co-production between Kneehigh and West Yorkshire Playhouse – is on at the Bristol Old Vic from January 23 until February 9. Tickets £8-£28.
5. Remember that song from the early 90s, Two Princes? The band behind it Spin Doctors are playing at The Fleece on Sunday at 7.30pm. Tickets £15.
6. On Saturday at the Royal West of England Academy curator and artist Peter Ford will be providing a tour of the exhibition Reigning Cats and Dogs discussing some of the exhibitions themes and selected works. The tour is at 2.30pm and is free with exhibition entry.
7. Support Bristol City at home at Ashton Gate when they take on Ipswich on Saturday at 3pm.
8. Pub of the week to try this weekend: The White Bear
9. Restaurant of the week to try this weekend: Raj Pavillions
10. Recipe of the week to give a go if you decide to eat in: Chicken and Jerusalem artichoke pie
For some ideas of how to occupy your time next week check back at ThisisBristol on Monday.