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Bristol's Big Green Week


Fun for all the family!



Being green is always at the forefront of everyone's mind. It's in newspapers, TV, radio and adverts, but sometimes it is hard to know exactly how we can help and what we could be doing to better help our environment.


Between the 15th and 23rd of June 2013, Bristol plays host to 'Big Green Week'. A free, two weekend event dedicated to thinking and being more green.

Big Green Week will display a verity of events including comedy, talks, music, films, food & markets, art, fashion and many more.

The festival is free for most events and is family friendly.


Here are some events that caught out eye;



The Ugly Animal Preservation Society

"An evening of comedy with a conservation twist, dedicated to raising the profile of some of Mother Nature’s more aesthetically challenged children."

Tickets - £9.50

Venue - Arnolfini




Richard Branson Talk

"A panel ponders how we create the innovation culture needed to meet environmental challenges, before Richard Branson answers audience questions on a live video link."

Tickets - £15

Venue - Arnolfini



Electric Bike Taster Session

"Have a free trial of the form of transport which will revolutionise cycling and transport use in the UK as a whole – electric bikes! The Electric Transport Shop are offering the latest electric bikes for BIG Green-ers to take out and experience the joy – and ease – of electric cycling."

Tickets - Free

Venue - The Electric Transport Shop, 35a Lower Redland Road




Big Green Week Graffiti

"In partnership with UPfest, the urban paint festival held annually (May 2013) in Bristol to over 300 artists, BIG Green Week will be hosting an environmentally themed graffiti competition open to up to 12 artists."

Tickets - Free

Venue - The Galleries, Broadmead Shopping Centre (Ground floor)

This is one of Bristol's best and most influential summer events, not one to be missed.

Posted on:: 14 June 2013  |  Posted by:: Hugh Farrow