Must See Monday – Events of the Week: Big Green Week, Stand-Up for Slapstick & Easton Arts Trail

8th June 2015



What: Big Green Week 2015  // Where: Various // When: Sat 13th – Sun 21st June // Cost: Various

The UK’s biggest and much-loved eco-festival returns with eco ideas, art and entertainment.

50,000 visitors enjoy two weekends of free family entertainment and nine days of inspiring talks, workshops, art, music, poetry, comedy and films.

Bristol is European Green Capital 2015, meaning that Big Green Week will be the BIGGEST ever!

To find out more click here.


Stand-Up for Slapstick @ Colston Hall // Thurs 11th June (7.30pm) // Cost: £32 

Stand-up star and Parliamentary hopeful Al Murray will be joined by an all-star cast of other top entertainers when he hosts a fund-raiser at Colston Hall, to help secure the future of the city’s annual Slapstick festival.

Sarah Millican, Phil Hammond, Harry Hill, Omid Djalili and Holly Walsh have already agreed to take part in the latest Stand Up For Slapstick benefit night.

The show is being put on to contribute towards the nearly £100k costs of staging what is now the world’s biggest celebration of silent and vintage screen comedy, held each January in Bristol since 2005 and this year attracting an audience of 5,000+.

To find out more then click here.

Easton Arts Trail @ Lower Easton & Greenbank // Sat 13th – Sun 14th (11am – 6pm) // Cost: Free
This June Easton will blossom into a glittering hub of creative arts, crafts, cooking, music, and knitting. People will take to the streets, be welcomed into artists’ homes, sample new dishes and home-made cakes, try alternative healing, be amazed by installations, and generally celebrate the energy of this vibrant neighbourhood.

The open houses and venues will open around 11am and close around 6pm on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June 2015.

Easton Arts Trail is organised by volunteers from the local community who work hard throughout the year to coordinate this annual event that celebrates the quality and diversity of the creative talent in Easton.

To find out more click here.

Kevin McGough