Tom's Britain - Exploring places of interest and things to do in England, Wales & Scotland

17 July 2015

This weekend: Attend the Bristol Harbour Festival

The free Bristol Harbour Festival kicks off today, and continues all weekend, with music, arts, circus, dance, boats, food and drink and plenty of other things to do from now until Sunday. Some of the acts playing over the weekend include reggae legend Dawn Penn, Asian dance act Swami, folk-rockers Roving Crows, alt-folk and country outfit Cardboard Fox and Zanzibar’s live wire singer Mim Suleiman.

As well as the music, plenty of events will take place on the harbour itself, including a chance to try the UK's fastest growing watersport, stand up paddleboarding – games of Massive Battleships, and trips on one of the M Shed museum's historic boats.

The festival will also celebrate Bristol's role as European Green Capital 2015

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  1. I happened to be there two years ago when the festival was going on. I was seeing the Gromit Unleashed trail. This year (I have friends who live there and I used to work there and the Shaun the Sheep trail is on), I coincided my trip to Bristol during UpFest.