This week edition features animals, Black Coffee and Artistic women! Intrigued? Read on for some great things to do this week in Bristol, Cardiff or Plymouth!
What’s On In Bristol
Mike Dilger talk at Bristol Zoo
Mike will discuss the journey he embarked upon when he created a wildlife sanctuary in his own back garden. After a decade living in central Bristol, Mike, best known as the wildlife expert on BBC 1’s The One Show, swapped the urban rat race for a slower pace of life in Chew Stoke with his partner, artist and illustrator, Christina Holvey.
Where: Bristol Zoo Gardens / When: 4th March 2014 / How much: Tickets cost from £4.00
For more information, and to book tickets, go to: http://visitbristol.co.uk/things-to-do/talk-tv-presenter-mike-dilger-my-garden-and-other-animals-at-bristol-zoo-gardens-p1542823
Historical Walk –Explore the Harbour
Are you interested in discovering more about Bristol’s floating harbour and how it has evolved? Join expert guides as they take you on a trip into Bristol’s old docklands, pointing out its maritime heritage and supplementing the tour with a wealth of fascinating photographs and maps.
Where: Harbour Side / When: 4th March 2014 / How much: £2.00 suggested donation
For more information, go to: http://visitbristol.co.uk/things-to-do/historical-walk-explore-the-floating-harbour-with-m-shed-p1599263
Vienna Tonküstler Orchestra at Colston Hall
Under its young Columbian maestro Andres Orozco-Estrada – and recalling Barry Douglas to the Colston Hall stage – the Tonkünstler Orchestra returns to recreate a part of that monumental evening as the two strongly-contrasted symphonies go head to head – separated by a concerto whose opening is nothing short of a ‘velvet revolution’.
Where: Colston Hall Bristol / When: 4th March 2014 / How much: £33.00
For more information, and to book tickets, go to: http://visitbristol.co.uk/things-to-do/vienna-tonkustler-orchestra-at-colston-hall-p1583903
What’s On In Cardiff
Agatha Christie’s Black Coffee
A quintessential English country estate is thrown into chaos following the murder of eccentric inventor Sir Claud Amory, and the theft of his new earth shattering formula. Starring Robert Powell as Hercule Poirot.
Where: New Theatre / When : 4- 8th March 2014 / How much: Tickets are from £9.00
For more information, and to book tickets, go to: http://www.visitcardiff.com/events/calendar-highlights/search-products/agatha-christies-black-coffee-p305291
The Australian Pink Floyd Show
Following on from their enormously successful 2013 dates, this even bigger UK tour will see the band bringing their meticulously crafted show to an ever-growing audience. Founder member Jason Sawford said, “We cannot wait to start the ‘Set The Controls’ tour, the UK audiences are always brilliant.” Bassist Colin Wilson added, “This tour will take the band the length and breadth of the UK. We’re looking forward to meeting up with the Aussie Floyd fans again and, of course, playing the amazing music of Pink Floyd.”
Where: Motorpoint Arena Cardiff / When: 8th March 2014 / How much: Tickets cost from £28.50
For more information, and to book tickets, go to: http://www.visitcardiff.com/events/calendar-highlights/search-products/the-australian-pink-floyd-show-set-the-controls-p292221
I, Peaseblossom / I, Caliban
Tim Crouch’s unique interpretations of Shakespeare’s classic plays A Midsummer’s Night Dream and The Tempest re-tell these famous stories from the fresh and sometimes startling perspectives of characters usually consigned to the sidelines. Mixing contemporary language with many excerpts from the original text, this is Shakespeare as you’ve never seen it before.
Where: Sherman Cymru / When: 4-7th March 2014 / How much: Tickets cost from £5.00
For more information, and to book tickets, go to: http://www.visitcardiff.com/events/calendar-highlights/search-products/i-peaseblossom-i-caliban-p311241
What’s On In Plymouth
Woman in Art – Exhibition
See an impressive selection of works from our permanent art collections that either portray or were created by women. This exhibition spans Renaissance times to the modern day.
Where: City Plymouth Museum & Art Gallery / When: from 3rd March 2014 / How much: This is a free event!
For more information, go to: http://www.visitplymouth.co.uk/events/women-in-art-p1386163
If you fancy a night jam packed full of giggles, why not check out the comedy night in the Barbican for their stand-up comedy evening.
Where: B-Bar, Castle Street / When: 5th March 2014 / How much: Tickets cost from £11.00
For more information, and to book tickets, go to: http://www.visitplymouth.co.uk/events/comedy-night-p1571913
The Big Campus Market
The Big Market returns for another jam packed day of Food and Crafts. A chance for students & the public to come and try Plymouth’s and the South West’s local produce. Foods ranging from wraps, honey, Thai, cheeses, chutneys, vegetarian, cake and much more.
Where: Plymouth University Campus / When: 6th March 2014 / How much: This is a free event!
For more information, go to: http://www.visitplymouth.co.uk/events/the-big-campus-market-p1665503