This week edition feature motor shows, exhibitions, festivals, plays, history and parks! Intrigued? Read on for some great things to do this week in Bristol, Cardiff or Plymouth!
What’s On In Bristol
Bristol Motor Show
What: If you like Motors, then this is the show for you! With a selection of new cars and caravans on show, you’ll be able to explore a range of models including Bentley, Mercedes, Mazda, Honda and many more.
There will also be a whole host of fun activities for all ages including Segway tours, film cars, pedal power cars, STIG selfie photo opportunities, Young Driver Training, balloon modelling and face painting. /
Where: The Mall of Cribbs Causeway / When: 3rd May – 5th May / How much: Free
For more information, go to: http://www.mallcribbs.com/motorshow14.php#more
Bristol Food Connections Festival
What: Bristol is playing host to a food festival unlike any other. From May 1 to 11, much of the city is joining forces to celebrate its independent spirit and vibrant food culture as more than 100 events take place across the entire city. / Where: Bristol / When: 1st May – 11th May
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Exhibition: Turner: Watercolours from the West at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
What: This first exhibition of the Frameworks partnership, celebrates great art collections in the West of England. Turner watercolours from Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives’ own collection will be displayed alongside those of Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, the Holburne Museum, and the Victoria Art Gallery. Among the highlights, the exhibition will feature Bristol’s recently acquired watercolour by JMW Turner, ‘The Mouth of the Avon, near Bristol, seen from Cliffs below Clifton’. /
Where: Bristol Museum and Art Gallery / When: 1st May – 6th July 2014 / How much: Free Admission
For more information, go to: http://www.bristol.gov.uk/page/leisure-and-culture/turner-watercolours-west
What’s On In Cardiff
The Lord Chamberlain’s Men “Romeo and Juliet”
What: Join the Lord Chamberlain’s Men this summer for the world’s greatest love story. This story has action from the outset, jealousy, comedy, murder, banishment and the most famous balcony in the history of theatre! Bring a picnic, settle back and be swept up in the romance, the drama and the passion of Romeo & Juliet. / Where: Cardiff Castle / When: 7th April- 7th May 2014 / How much: Tickets are from £16 for Adults.
For more information, go to: http://www.tlcm.co.uk/index.html
The Cardiff Story
What: The Cardiff Story is the first museum where Cardiffians and visitors alike can see the story of the city through the eyes of its people. The Cardiff story is a fun, free, family day out and a fantastic learning and community resource. It is a great starting point for any visit to Cardiff, providing an introduction to the city’s history and pointing visitors to places where they can find out more. /
Where: The Old Library, Trinity St / When: All year round / How much: Free
For more information, go to: http://www.cardiffstory.com/
Rhondda Heritage Park
Explore the underground workings and experience the sights, sounds and smells of a 1950′s pit on the subterranean tour. Your tour guide will answer any questions and contribute to his own inimitable anecdotes of life underground. /
Where: Rhondda Cynon Taf / When: All year round / How much: Tickets are £3.50 for Adults.
For more information, go to: http://tourism.rctcbc.gov.uk/en/attractions/rhondda-heritage-park/rhondda-heritage-park.aspx
What’s On In Plymouth
Plymouth History Festival 2014
What: Plymouth History Festival 2014 will highlight the 100th anniversary of the amalgamation of ‘The Three Towns’. The festival is a celebration of Plymouth’s unique heritage and caters for all ages and interests. Events will be held in many different locations throughout the city centre, waterfront and suburbs. Venues range from church halls and guildhalls to civic buildings and historic houses. / When: 1st May – 31st May 2014. For more information, go to: http://plymhistoryfest.wordpress.com/
Delamore Arts 2014
What: The exhibition features an eclectic mix of regional and national names in the art and sculpture world, who exhibit their work in the exclusive setting of Delamore Estate’s beautiful rooms and grounds. Painters showcasing at Delamore in 2014 include recent entrant to the ‘Who’s Who of British Contemporary Art’, Richard Snowden and renowned artists Glynn Macey and Nicholas St John Rosse. .
/ Where: Delamore, Cornwood / When: 1st May – 31st May / How much: Tickets are £6.50 for Adults.
For more information, go to: http://www.visitplymouth.co.uk/events/delamore-arts-2014-p1649413
Plymouth Bike Nights
What: Plymouth Bike Nights is run by the members and friends of the Plymouth Motorcycle Club and held on Plymouth Hoe Promenade in support of Help for Heroes and Jemeriah’s Journey charities. There will be hundreds of motorcycles of all types, trade/club stands, fast food and a live band. /
Where: The Hoe / When: 8th and 22nd May 2014, please visit the website for more dates / How much: Suggested minimum admission donation is £1 per person
For more information, go to http://www.plymouthbikenights.org.uk/