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The Insider’s Guide

Our top tips for this year's festival...

FROM THE UPPER DECK

ENGINEERING & ARCHITECTURE BUS TOUR

Explore Bristol’s long industrial history: magnificent architecture, technology and engineering – by bus!

ST MICHAEL ON THE MOUNT WITHOUT

OPEN SITE

Boarded up for 20 years, unlock the mysteries of St Michael on the Mount.

THE SUSPENDED MUSEUM

CLIFTON SUSPENSION BRIDGE

Learn more about the engineering that holds up our skyline’s staple crossing on Bristol’s highest museum.

THE ESTATE WE’RE IN

COUNCIL HOUSING DEBATE

What is the future of social housing?

#JoinTheDebate

Wayne Hemmingway Bristol Architecture Council Housing

GLENSIDE HOSPITAL MUSEUM

OPEN HOUSE & ACTIVITIES

A Victorian asylum chapel full of curious artefacts of Bristol’s psychiatric, learning disability and war hospitals.

COLLECTION & CONSERVATION TOUR

BRISTOL MUSEUM & ART GALLERY

Get behind the glass cabinets at one of Bristol’s most valued historical and cultural institutions.

BRISTOL ARCHIVES

TOUR, EXHIBITION & GENEALOGY ADVICE

From parchment to film: sift through Bristol’s history with a behind-the-scenes tour of the city’s warehouse archives.

BRISTOL OLD VIC

OPEN HOUSE, EXHIBITION & DEMONSTRATIONS

Bristol Old Vic takes you behind the scenes of the oldest continuously working theatre in the English-speaking world.

AVERY’S WINE MERCHANTS

CELLAR TOURS & TALKS

Soak up the ambience in Bristol’s oldest wine merchants and unlock the secrets of the subterranean cellars.

VICTORIAN HERBS TOUR

BLAISE COMMUNITY GARDEN

Learn how the Victorians cultivated plants for culinary and medicinal purposes.

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THRIVE RENEWABLES AVONMOUTH WIND FARM

OPEN SITE, SCIENCE SHOW AND WORKSHOP

BOATS AND BRIDGES TOUR

BOAT TOUR

PEGASUS HOUSE

TOURS, TALKS AND ACTIVITIES