1st to 31st July 2018: Bristol Shakespeare Festival
The Bristol Shakespeare Festival is annual festival hosting performances and events inspired by the Bard in alfresco and unusual spaces across Bristol.
1st July 2018: Race for Life 5k
5k (or just over 3 miles) is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities. You can take part however you like and choose to run, jog or walk your way around the course. The Bristol route follows the perimeter of The Downs, a fairly flat course with a mixed terrain, which takes in amazing views of the Gorge and Suspension Bridge.
5th to 8th July 2018: NASS festival
NASS Festival returns for a weekend of banging Drum ‘n’ Bass, Dance, Hip Hop, Grime and high-octane action sports.
2nd to 15th July 2018: Bristol Pride
This is Bristol’s most colourful community celebration; it’s open and welcoming to all who champion equality and diversity.
Various Locations including Millennium Square
7th July to 11th November 2018: BBC Women’s Hour Craft Prize
Showcasing the most innovative and exciting craft practice in the UK today, this exhibition from the V&A marks the 70th anniversary of BBC Woman’s Hour.
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
7th to 10th July 2018: St Paul’s Carnival
This iconic Bristol event represents the best of African Caribbean culture, as well as the diversity, creativity and vibrancy of its home city. 2018 sees St Pauls Carnival return in style, celebrating 50 years since the first carnival in 1968.
8th July 2018: England v India IT20
International Cricket returns to The Brightside Ground, Bristol, next summer when England take on India in a T20
Gloucestershire County Cricket Club
13th July to 20th July 2018: University of Bristol Award Ceremonies
Wills Memorial Hall, Bristol
15th to 17th July 2018: Bristol Americana Weekend
From blues and folk to country and bluegrass, Bristol Americana Weekend returns for the second year, bringing a range of world-class and award-winning artists to the city for an unforgettable weekend of live music
Colston Hall, St. George’s
15th July 2018: Great Weston Ride
The Great Weston Ride is a stunning city-to-coast recreational bike ride that offers a significant physical challenge for cyclists and the opportunity for a fun day out by the sea with family and friends.
16th July to 27th July 2018: University of the West of England Award Ceremonies
20th to 22nd July 2018: Bristol Harbour Festival
This annual free dance, music and arts extravaganza returns to the Harbourside for a weekend of nautical family fun with plenty of live music, plus a circus zone, dance village, an exciting new sprint rowing event, Power8 Sprints and much more.
26th – 29th July 2018 The Other Art Fair
The UK’s favourite fair to meet and buy art direct from the very best emerging and undiscovered artists handpicked by a committee of art industry experts.
The Passenger Shed
28th to 29th July 2018: Thai Food Festival
A great day out, enjoy mixed culture entertainment, costume parades, food stalls, live music, cultural dances, thai boxing demos and more…