Monday: Poetry night, Grain Barge
Featuring John Peel favourite John Hegley, author and filmmaker Nathan Filer, Mon Merttens and Jonny Fluffy Punk.
Tuesday: Spector, Rise
The day after the release of their debut album, Spector, sharply dressed and a band who endearingly don’t take themselves too seriously, play a free instore gig at Rise.
Wednesday: Bartoune, The Canteen
Spinning off from the Zen Hussies, Bartune’s jaunty swing sound comes from Charlotte Ostafew’s baritone sax, Seb Gutiez’s guitar and Tom Allen’s bass.
Thursday-Sunday: See No Evil, various venues
Nelson Street has been whitewashed in preparation for the second See No Evil, which this year also takes over Brunel’s Old Station on Friday and a gallery in the Paintworks.
Friday: Mad Luv, Motion
Mad Luv’s first birthday celebrations featuring Wookie, Hackman, Spyro, Kahn, Marco Del Horno and even Fireman Sam in the Trap Magazine Fun & Games room.
Saturday: Jurassic Park, Bristol
Watch the Steven Spielberg classic on a specially-erected outdoor big screen surrounded by the zoo’s animatronic dinousaurs. There are two screenings, at 5.30pm and 8.30pm.
Saturday & Sunday: Closer to Food, Quakers Friars
Promising “a celebration of food”, featuring demonstrations from Jean Christophe Novelli, Dean Edwards and head chefs from restaurants in Cabot Circus.