Join Wing Fest this May for a delicious weekend of quirky activities and tastings. From axe throwing and bourbon masterclasses to fairground rides and live music, there's plenty to explore before sampling your way around the stalls and crowning the city's best chicken connoisseur.
Best Events in Bristol
From parties on boats to hollering out your favourite power anthems, this city is jam-packed with things to do. Whether it's a rainy day, you're planning a birthday party, or just looking for something fun to do there's a bunch of pubs, bars and clubs that are guaranteed to entertain. Here's our pick of the best events in Bristol.
Hen and Chicken's upstairs room has been giving us all a good laugh for more than 20 years, and is still the venue to catch top-notch comedy at affordable prices. Taking place every Saturday, Stand Up For The Weekend welcomes some of the biggest names in an intimate joint.
Sure, you know your Rekorderlig from your Magners, but do you know your dries from your sweets? Bristol Cider Shop is giving you a 101 in all things apple-y with their Friday tastings. Expect plenty of tipples and a whole load of knowledge.
One of the best Instagram spots in the city, this unique addition to Cribbs Causeway is taking up a spot at The Mall to bring you a whole new angle on life. Step into a quirky reverse world where you can walk on ceilings.
Calling all whisky lovers: Black Rock is offering up a roster of events and classes led by some of the biggest names in the industry and you're invited. From wine cask-aged selections to cocktails and samples of award-winning blends, this'll be £15 well spent.
Turns out drinking endless amounts of G&Ts doesn't automatically turn you into an alcohol expert. What does, however, is The Milk Thistle's gin club which focuses on a different brand each month and the various distilling secrets required, as well as offering up various sips and light nibbles throughout.
Looking for a light-hearted evening of humour? Then Blue Mustard Comedy's monthly event is the one for you. What's more, The Kensington Arms will be dishing up roasts until 7pm, providing you with the perfect stage-side meal.
This Bristol event is showing you all the best spots for drinking beer in the city. A big ask, I know. Join the guided tour as they take you to a tonne of pubs and breweries, including Moor Brewery, Grain Barge and The Beer Emporium, all with plenty of tasters along the way.
Mix Fridays at Lola Lo are the best way to welcome in the weekend in Bristol. Along with a soundtrack of commercial hits and summery vibes, the tiki-themed club also shakes up a number of fruity sips and tropical punches to keep your energy levels high throughout the night.
Mixology pros, distillery experts and over 100 different drinks are all up for grabs at the Bristol Whisky & Spirits Festival. Head over to the Bristol City Hall for a boozy day testing a range of whisky, gin, brandy, rum and mezcal before trying your hand at cocktail making.