things to do in Bristol november

There’s loads and loads of things to do in Bristol this November

Endless Christmas lights switch ons, yoga raves, and did we say Christmas light switch ons? Here’s a lots of super fun things to do in Bristol during November.

Now Until – March: Learn all about death at the ‘Death: The Human Experience’ at Bristol Museum

death the human experience

Tuesday 3rd November: Guided Reminiscence Session with Colin Moody

colin moody

One of our favourite Bristol folk, Colin who also works for the charity Alive! – will be talking a about his recent ‘My Eyes’ project featured in MShed as part of the Celebrating Age Festival, before guiding audience members through their very own journey of memory and imagination using visual and sensory stimulus.

Wednesday 4th November: Do some ‘Game Tasting’ @ The Rummer


Friday 6th November: Watch the Cabot Christmas Lights get turned on by Warwick Davis and Andy Ford

warick davis

Friday 6th November to 22nd December – Bristol’s German Christmas Market 

bristol german market

Saturday 7th November: At-Bristol’s Ice Rink comes to town

bristol ice rink

Saturday 7th November: See the always spectacular Fireworks Fiesta

bristol fireworks

Saturday 7th November: Take part in a non-stop 24 hour bad movie marathon

Sunday 8th November: Watch Joe Satriani play at Colston Hall

Wednesday 11th November: Shake Awake Morning Rave at the Anson Rooms  6.30am – 9.30 am 

shake away morning rave

Wednesday 11th November: See the Clifton Christmas Lights get switched on

clifton arcade

Thursday 12th November: Go back to the early 2000s and see Blue switch on the Christmas Lights at Cribbs Causeway

joy orbison at the love inn

Saturday 14th November: See Andreya Triana play at Colston Hall

Thursday 19th November: See Dub Pistols at the Fleece

Friday 20th November: Check out Herbert (In the Lantern) at Colston Hall

herbert lantern

Saturday 28th November: Check out the Clifton Arcade Christmas Fayre – 10am – 9pm

clifton arcade

Saturday 28th November: Have some fun in Bedminster for the North Street Christmas Fair – 10am – 4pm


Want some student ideas? Check out the student guide to Bristol nightlife.

If you’re looking for something a bit different though you should probably check our alternative Bristol tourist information.

Sam Gillies, the founder and editor of Best of Bristol. Purveyor of numerous Bristol lists, guides & videos. Most likely found attempting to find interesting street art across Bristol and other cities.

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