Festivals in Bristol 2019
You can’t beat Bristol – especially in the summer months. There’s such an array of events on, like these festivals below! It's no secret that Bristol is full of diversity, and this is reflected in the festivals too - whether you want a boogie, some classic old Shakespeare or to celebrate Pride, Bristol's got you covered.
Bristol Sounds (20-24 June)
Imagine spending a couple of nights on Bristol’s iconic harbourside, cider in hand dancing to some great artists, sound’s perfect to us! Bristol Sounds offers four nights of great tunes, from Tom Misch to Bloc Party to The Cinematic Orchestra, there’s a range of different music on. What a perfect way to spend a warm summers evening! Grab a few friends and dance the night away…
St Pauls Carnival (6th July)
Celebrate all things African-Caribbean at St Pauls Carnival this year; being one of the best cultural festivals in Bristol, this is not one to miss! Enjoy authentic Caribbean food, such as jerk chicken, curry goat and sugar cane at the bustling food stalls as well as entertainment on stage. You can expect live acts and a range of music such as reggae and calypso. Let’s get together and celebrate this wonderful culture!
Bristol Pride (13th July)
Get your rainbow on! Being one of Bristol’s most popular events, why not come along to pride and show your support? Celebrate not only Pride itself, but the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots which kicked off the movement. Enjoy live music, guest speakers and the wholesome community vibe. Bristol Pride is also running events across Bristol from the 28th June-14th July, so there’s plenty to get involved in! Spread the love.
Bristol Shakespeare Festival (4th June – 27th July)
Are you a Shakespeare fan? Or simply looking to explore something new? Then why not try out the Bristol Shakespeare Festival this year! Experience classic Shakespeare plays from Macbeth to Much Ado About Nothing in some of Bristol’s most beautiful and unusual spaces. Keep an eye on the 2019 programme to see what’s on and when so you don’t miss you favourite!
Posted on 27th June 2019 by Alice Ronson