What's on this May in Bedminster


And just like that, we’re into May!

With two big school holidays and the weather kicking into summer mode, there’s so many things going on this month.

Here are our favourites, we’ve even included a new Restaurant of the Month feature for you to eat your way around BS3!


Let’s Make Art: Design an Album Cover @ Friendly Records

Saturday 11 May, 10.30am-12.00pm, £6.50, children 8+

Let’s Make Art takes over the Friendly Records event space for a Saturday morning of creativity for children 8 and up. Using paper cut collage, kids will be able to design and create their own album cover to take home! All materials are included.

25 years of Tobacco Factory @ Tobacco Factory

25-26 May

Cirque de Silk, Upfest, Kids crafts, swing bands, an extended market and so much more to celebrate 25 years of the Tobacco Factory over the bank holiday weekend. Bring the family and come by for a truly Bedminster day out.


Jokewalk @ The Ropewalk

Sunday 12 May, Doors: 7.30pm, Show: 8.00pm

FREE Stand-Up comedy from the finest comedians in the Southwest! Happening every second Sunday, head upstairs in the Ropewalk for an unbelievable night of knee-slapping comedy.

Payday @ North Street Standard

31 May, 8.00pm

On the last Friday of every month, the North St. Standard brings in a live DJ to take us into the weekend. This month, Revert will be spinning the tunes from 8-close! Dust off those dancing shoes and pop by for a pint, or three!


Thai Garden

Thai Garden offers the most authentic Thai experience and it’s in the heart of Bedminster. With good food, reasonable prices and a welcoming atmosphere, it should be next on your list of places to visit! Plus, it’s BYO!


Sister Nancy and Legal Shot @ Fiddlers

Friday 3 May, Doors: 7.30pm, £19.08

With her song ‘Bam Bam’ being named the best dancehall song of all time by Pitchfork, Sister Nancy and Legal Shot Sound System come to Fiddlers to kick off a summer of music in Bristol. Get ready to dance all night long with these reggae legends. Plus support from Da Fuchaman and Splitz P (Solo PA).