november 2022 in bristol: what's on

With Christmas and New Year just around the corner, don’t let November run away from you, there’s plenty to do this month in Bristol. Here are some of the top events and attractions in and around the city!

Broadmead Christmas Market: 4th November – 23rd December

A Bristol Christmas staple, it’s the Broadmead Christmas Market, located in the heart of the city centre, the market is home to over 40 unique stalls selling seasonal delights, crafts and unique gifts. There will also be a wide range of delicious food available! For more information on timings and what’s available, take a look at their website.

Afrika Eye Festival: 7th-17th November

Afrika Eye - South West England’s biggest celebration of African cinema and culture – will present its 17th edition in Bristol from 7 - 17 November with an 11-day programme featuring new and classic films, street art, spoken word, dance, music food and photography at city-wide venues. For information on the highlights of the festival take a look at their website.

Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year at The RPS: 19th November – 11th December

Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year celebrates the world’s finest food photography and film. This exciting exhibition, now in its eleventh year, opens for the second time outside of London at The Royal Photographic Society, Bristol. For information on this exhibition head to the RPS website.

Christmas light switch on at the Mall Gardens in Clifton Village: 9th November

Watch in awe as the Clifton Village Christmas lights are switched on by BBC Point West’s Alex Lovell. With Christmas Carols before the switch on, it’s sure to be a very festive evening! To find out more about times and what’s on in Clifton Village, click here.

The Festival of Light at Longleat: 5th November – 8th January

Running until January, the Longleat Festival of Light really is something to behold! This year will come to you as ‘The Wondrous Worlds of Roald Dahl’, and promises a magical journey that will excite everyone! To find out more and book your tickets, head to their website.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year at MShed: 19th November - 29th May

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is back at M Shed with a brand new set of images capturing the breath-taking diversity of the natural world. Celebrating its 58th year, this exhibition is a must-see for any nature, wildlife and photography enthusiasts. To book tickets and check opening times, take a look at their website.


For more information on all of the events happening in Bristol this season, take a look at Visit Bristol.

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