What’s On This Weekend – 30th August 2013

Welcome to another friday of “What’s On This Weekend”, where we bring you a a few of the great events happening in and around Plymouth, Bristol and Cardiff. So if you are staying in either our Bristol Hotel, Plymouth Hotel or Cardiff Hotel this weekend, be sure to check out these and many other exciting events this weekend.

What’s On In Bristol


Gromit Unleashed - Bristol Hotel Gromit Unleashed: A Grand Trip Out – Hunting for Gromit with the City Sightseeing Bristol.
This weekend you’ll be dodging the ‘The Curse of the Cheesy Guided Tour’ and avoiding ‘A Close Shave’ with the doggone sore feet brigade to lead you to those dastardly dogs. So all you need to do is step aboard, sit back, relax and enjoy the grrrrrreat views of the city to boot! A fun and exciting trip for everyone.
Smoking Puppet Cabaret - Bristol HotelFamily Theatre: Fireside Tales with Grandad at the Tobacco Factory Theatre
30th August 2013
Fun for the kids, come down and join Granddad as he recounts his adventures with a hungry shark, grumpy trolls and sneaky princes.
For ages 4+
Mothing By Moonlight - Bristol HotelMothing by Moonlight at WWT Slimbridge
30th August 28, 2013
For all you moth enthusiasts, mothing by moonlight starts with a talk in the Cinema highlighting the features of Moths and the species found in the local area. The talk is followed by regular inspections of half a dozen or more traps dotted around the grounds of WWT Slimbridge, going on as late as people like. A fantastic look into Bristols moth night life.

What’s On In Plymouth


Woman In Art - Bristol Hotel Women in Art
Fine and decorative artworks that were created by or portray women. From Renaissance times to the modern day, the exhibition includes works by John Waterhouse, Edgar Degas and Beryl Cook.

Diz Watson - Plymouth HotelDiz Watson
Piano man Diz Watson turns The B-Bar into a juke-joint for a night as he peddles his fruity blend of boogie-woogie and barrelhouse playing. This New Orleans-inspired keyboard king will delight with fabulous arrangements of rarely-heard blues and R”n’B sounds from the likes of Jelly Roll Morton, James Booker, Cousin Joe and much more.
30th August 2013

City Big Screen - Plymouth Hotel City Centre Big Screen
Monday 26th – Friday 30th August
8.00 till 9.15 BBC1 BBC Breakfast
13.00 till 13.45 BBC1 BBC News and Weather
18.00 till 19.00 BBC1 BBC News and Weather
19.00 till 19.30 BBC1 The One Show

What’s On In Cardiff


Cardiff Film & Comic Con - Cardiff Hotel Cardiff Film & Comic Con

31 Aug 2013 To 1 Sep 2013
Cardiff Film and Comic Con takes place in Cardiff Motorpoint Arena as a number of TV & Sports favourites come together.

 

Pop & Abstract - Cardiff Hotel Pop and Abstract
The exhibition will explore the history of abstract and pop art during the course of the 20th century with particular reference to the collection here in Cardiff and the way artists in Wales have contributed to the movement.

Leonard Cohen - Cardiff HotelLeonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen has announced he will return to British shores for a full UK arena tour this year, which will stop off here at the Motorpoint Arena Cardiff on the 3rd September 2013.
With a career spanning six decades and sell out shows around the world, the writer, poet, troubadour and hugely influential artist continues to prove that the hunger to see him is undiminished.