what to do this weekend

Dying to be dancing

Money burning a hole in your bank account? Dignity to lose? Or perhaps all your plans fell through and you’re in need of an emergency backup session. Here at Best of Bristol we’re your pals and we’ve got your back. Here’s all the fun that’s happening this weekend:


Musu Terrace Party

colston hall terrace party
Continuing Colston Hall’s excellent series of free Friday night terrace soirées, comes the carefully curated Musu parties. In just one short year they’ve played host to guests such as Jane Fitz, Dan Beaumont and Peggy Gou. And on Friday they bring London selectors Henry Wu and Leif for your aural al fresco pleasure.

Where: Colston Hall | 18:00 – 23:00 | Free entry



Banoffee Pies X Shapes open Air


Bristol party starters Shapes and their frequent collaborators Banoffee Pies Records takeover the small outdoor space at Motion for a 200 capacity intimate party. Expect vibes, face glitter, and a lot of loved up hugs. Support comes from Soulworks.

Motion | 14:00 – 22:00 | £5 tickets available on RA


PLU Astroturf Party with Jayda G


Formerly known as People Like Us, the PLU crew are throwing a “ladies day” with an all female lineup on the roof of a gay sauna. Vancouverite Jayda G is joined by local lass Jess Farley for a polysexual party. This event is sold out so beg or steal yourself a ticket.

Elite Retreat Sauna | 13:00 – 23:00 | Tickets sold second hand via event page


Teak ft Cooper Saver

cooper saver

L.A.’s Cooper Saver drops by The Love Inn for a spot of cosmic disco, leftfield house and techno, Italo and other cassette tape jams. Just the thing to soothe you into 4am after a full day spent partying.

The Love Inn | 22:00 – 04:00 | Free before 11pm / £3 after



As it’s bank holiday weekend next weekend and you just went out ~all~ weekend, we’d like to advocate for a quieter Sunday. Find a puppy and a sofa. Or failing that head to the Watershed to watch Weiner-Dog the new movie from Todd Solondz and ease your inner misanthrope with dogs.

weiner dog

Watershed | 18:10 or 20:20 | £9/£6.50 conc

Professional party girl Rachael Williams wears many different nightlife hats. Door girl, DJ, promoter, music journalist, propper-up-of-bars and fountain of DJ knowledge and gossip. She’s written for Resident Advisor, Ibiza Voice, Pulse Radio and ran legendary London gay bar Dalston Superstore’s online magazine for over three years.

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