Going Out | Free films, family fun & music

Going Out | Free films, family fun & music

Enjoy a free film at the Arnolfini, go on a family adventure, or sit back and relax with music legend Grant-Lee Phillips

Find out what’s on in Bristol – enjoy the free film festival at the Arnolfini, go on a family walk, or book advance tickets to see Grant-Lee Phillips next December!

Vanguard Film Festival

WHERE: Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA
WHEN: 23 & 24 October
TICKETS: Free, but must be booked in advance at https://arnolfini.org.uk/whatson-category/film/

Book your free ticket to one of Vanguard’s free film festivals, held in partnership with Vans, celebrating the rebellious history of street art and skateboarding.

Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone if you’re a girl

Shextreme Film Festival

Saturday 23rd October, 2pm-10pm

Shining a spotlight on the incredible women making waves in extreme sports and adventure

A selection of films will be screened exploring skating in warzones, female skate photographers and the intersection of skating and dance, plus short films produced in Shextreme’s Skate to Screen workshop earlier in the summer.

An indoor skate ramp will also be installed in the Arnolfini’s auditorium. Plus, the festival will feature panel discussions with leading female figures in skate and adventure sport including: Gabby Darriet-Jones, founding director of female-focused skate brand Artemis Skate Co; Bex Band, founder of Love Her Wild; and Jo Mosely, the first female paddleboarder to sup 162 miles on the Coast to Coast Trail.

Image: Martin Jones

Vanguard Film Festival

Sunday 24th October,12pm-7:45pm

Film timings:
Wild Style, 12pm
Bombin’, 3pm
Martha: A Picture Story, 5:30pm

Capturing the global street art scene on film, from the Bronx to Bristol

The Vanguard Film Festival will feature screenings of three classic street art films including:

Charlie Ahearn’s Wild Style (1982), regarded as the first hip hop feature film
Dick Fontaine’s Bombin’ – a deep dive into US hip hop’s influence on the 80s British street art scene
Martha: A Picture Story, which details the story of Martha Cooper, one of the first photographers to capture 70s New York street art

Alongside the films and documentaries, Vanguard x Vans: On The Screen will feature Q&As with some of the scene’s leading figures including Goldie; former IDLES band member Andy Stewart; skateboard documentary director Annika Ranin; and acclaimed New York street art photographer Martha Cooper.

Going Out | Free films, family fun & music

Let’s Walk Bristol

WHEN: 1-3 October 2021
PRICE: various, depending on walk
TICKETS: https://thelittleboxoffice.com/letswalkbristol

Take part in Bristol’s vibrant walking festival. It’s suitable for all, and, for Nordic walkers, get ready to pick up your poles! From Clevedon and Sand Bay to Chew Valley and a family adventure trail at Ashton Court Estate, there is a host of walks to choose from during this walking festival, and something for all abilities. There are also lots of free walks and entertainment.

NB: all profits from the festival will go towards a legacy project to encourage more people from all communities across Bristol to improve their health and wellbeing through walking


Enjoy a 10% discount on a Saturday walk and a special Toto’s wine bar package. Just email info@letswalkbristol.co.uk for details and quote that you are a Bristol Property Live reader.

What's on in Bristol

Grant-Lee Phillips

WHEN: Sat 10 Dec 2022
WHERE: Bristol Folk House
PRICE: £20.17 incl. booking fee
TICKETS: https://bristolbeacon.org/venue/bristol-folk-house/
AGE: 16+

Book early for an enjoyable evening with the California-born singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Grant-Lee Phillips next December. Famed for leading the Grant Lee Buffalo group in the 1990s, and later for his solo career, he was named “male vocalist of the year” by Rolling Stone.

His latest album, Lightning, Show Us Your Stuff, is a turbulent and highly musical rumination that finds Phillips addressing the strange fragility of life.

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