What’s on in Bristol this August

Recent News at Europa

It’s not long to go until our 25th Anniversary in September.

In order to mark such a  milestone for an independently owned restaurant final preparations are well underway to celebrate this momentous achievement in Europa’s history.

The invitations to our 25th Anniversary event will be on their way to all our e-Club members shortly, if you haven’t yet signed up it’s still not too late to get your invite to the party just register here.

To mark this auspicious occasion  we are in the process of having a short film made featuring Pietro – the man behind Europa who has put his heart, soul and passion into this restaurant for all these years talking about what inspired him to setup Europa all those years ago and the secret to his success. The film is being directed by Night Sheep Productions.

Plus we have had a series of photographs commissioned by Leon Day Images.

Sports Day on Park Street (Visit Website)

On Saturday 1st August Park Street Events will be hosting the first sports day on College Green. There will sports and activities throughout the day along with several food stalls. To find out more about he sports taking place check out the Park Street Events website or join the event on Facebook.

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta (Visit Website)

In it’s 37th year the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta will be taking place from Thursday 6th August until Sunday 9th, taking place in Ashton Court. Across the 4 days our days there will be a wide array of attractions and entertainment including the spectacular night glow and firework display! Visit the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta website to see the schedule.

Bristol Cider Festival (Visit Website)

Bristol Summer Cider Festival is taking place on Saturday 8th August in Brunel’s Old Passenger Shed, Temple Meads. There will be over Over 100 ciders and perry’s and special guests ‘The Mangledwurzles’ supplying scrumpy and western fuelled music to create the perfect cider drinking atmosphere.

Bristol International Kite Festival (Visit Website)

Back for 2016 the Bristol International Kite Festival will be taking place on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd August on Bristol Durham Downs. There will be fun for all the family from colourful kite displays, as well as workshops and attractions. The Festival will also be playing an active role in supporting the Bristol 2015 Green Capital City celebrations.

Shaun In The City (Visit Website)

If you haven’t yet had to explore Shaun In The City Trails across Bristol then you only have until the end of the month to find them all! Once the trail ends at the end of August they will be auctioned to raise funds  go off to auction to raise funds for the The Grand Appeal, the Bristol Children’s Hospital Charity.

The Bristol Whales (View Article)

To celebrate Bristol’s Green Capital status two life-size whales have been made from Somerset willow and 70,000 old plastic bottles. The scupltures were designed to represent the threat of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans, particularly plastic bags and food and drink packaging. The whales are situated in Millennium Square and can be seen until the 1st of September.

St Nicholas Market (Find out more)

Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 5pm

The Nails Market
Friday and Saturday 10am to 5pm

Bristol Farmers Market
Wednesday 9.30am to 2.30pm

Friday Food Market
Friday 10am to 4pm

Bristol Flea Market
Every Saturday on Corn Street