Things to do in Bristol in July

By Yuup

Last updated on Friday 28 June 2024

Dive into summer in Bristol this July, with a whole host of things to do here on Yuup, whatever the weather brings! Fancy a top notch barbecue? How about some summer wine tasting? You might want to get creative, or book something fun to celebrate reuniting with friends.

Whatever you're looking for, we've got something for everyone to experience the best of Bristol this month.

Enjoy the great outdoors


Wine and Cheese Tasting Tour in Cheddar Valley

Escape into the beautiful Somerset countryside for a day of wine and cheese tasting in the stunning Cheddar Valley, with a stop for lunch (included) at a fabulous local restaurant!


Summer Garden Pottery Session

There's little that is better than spending a sunny summers afternoon in the pub garden with friends, sipping a cold fresh beer and making the most of the sun. Why not add a splash of creativity and productivity by making your very own ceramic mug?


Stand Up Paddleboarding Experience

New to stand up paddleboarding? This experience is perfect for beginners and anyone who’d like to get out on the water and want some guidance on how to start. While you paddle, you’ll also get to take in some of Bristol’s iconic sights by water – lush!


Bristol Drawing & Walking tour

Bristol is filled with unique corners and interesting details that are easy to go unnoticed. With your trusty sketchbook in hand, take a trip around Bristol's historic old town and learn about its history whilst soaking up the sights.


Foraging & Wild Plant Walk: Vallis Vale

For this foraging walk close to the summer solstice there will be a special focus on flowers and the opportunity to try making your own flower tea, as well as sustainable flower foraging tips and guidance on other medicinal/culinary preparations for flowers.


Bee Safari at Yeo Valley Organic Garden

This bee safari will introduce you to the huge diversity of garden bees, show you the sorts of flowers that really make a difference, and reveal some fascinating things you may not know about our amazing garden bees!

Wine and cheese in the cheddar valley

Spend time with friends


Drink and Draw at KASK

Join your host Jess for an fun evening with engaging drawing exercises to get to know each other better. Your experience includes a welcome drink to inspire your artistic side. No prior drawing experience is necessary, so grab a glass, and unleash your imagination!


Live Jazz and Cocktails at Spirited

Enjoy live jazz from local musicians on the first Sunday of every month at Spirited! This cocktail and live music event in Bedminster is a wonderful way to end a weekend.


Dog Life Drawing Classes

Join this art class with a difference and get to know your fluffy models with a tail who just love scratches, pets and treats. Each class will feature multiple dogs of all shapes and sizes - expect snorting flat faces, long legs, tight curls and waggy tails. 


Botany and Booze - Terrarium Edition

Learn how to make your own tropical terrarium in a glass container, and you can even have a tipple if you fancy! You will learn all about these fascinating little worlds as you are guided on creating one for yourself. No prior experience of plants is necessary, Sam will show you EVERYTHING. Even the least creative will come away with something incredible.


GreenStage Live Session - Wild Leaf

Enjoy some local and regional musical talent with genres ranging from folk, neo-soul, jazz, acoustic rock and pop in an unforgettable intimate plant-full setting! Whether it's a date night or a solo mission or you're just a regular gig-goer this experience is not to be missed.


Drink and draw kask

Try something new


7 Week Pottery Throwing Course

This 7-week throwing course is a great introduction to working with clay for total beginners or intermediate on the wheel. You'll learn everything from shaping clay to glazing.


Learn to Weave Your Own Fabric

This workshop is for complete beginners or those wanting to try out some new techniques and learn how to weave fabrics. These summer classes are the perfect chance to try your hand at a new fibre craft whilst having fun!


Photography Workshop in the Beautiful Avon Valley

Tap into your creativity and spend time in the beautiful outdoors with this photography workshop with an award-winning photographer in Avon Valley!


Make Your Own Upcycled Fire Pit or Barbecue

Your host Scott will help you turn old scrap metal into an awesome garden feature! At the end of the day you'll leave with your own custom fire pit or barbecue, along with the skills to make more upcycled metal creations at home.

Firepit upcycling - power tools

If you're looking for even more to fill your July with, we've got lots of exciting Bristol experiences you won't want to miss!


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