Must See Monday – Events of The Week

16th February 2015


Happy New Year Chinese 2015

What: Chinese New Year  // Where: Bristol Museum and Art Gallery // When Sat 21st – Sun 22nd Feb // Cost: Free (£2.50 / £2 suggested donation)

Herd up your friends and family and flock to Bristol Museum & Art Gallery to welcome in the Year of the Sheep!

Bristol Museum will be celebrating Chinese New Year in style with a fantastic programme full of exciting family fun. Expect spectacular dancing dragon and lion performances, martial arts, traditional Chinese dances, storytelling, family trails, arts and craft activities, live music, and much more.

Around the museum there will be a sheep trail with rooms of Chinese culture to explore, including mask making, tea tasting, calligraphy, paper folding, massage and tours of the museum’s magnificent Eastern Art collection.

To find out more click here.


Dusky @ Motion // Sat 11st Feb (22:00-06:00) // Cost: £20


British dance giants Dusky bring their evocations of the halcyon days of early 90s rave to Motion next Saturday.

Contenders for BBC Essential Mix of the Year, DJ Magazine cover stars, and headliners everywhere from Berlin’s Panorama Bar to London’s Fabric the London based duos show is sure to be stellar.

New single ‘Yoohoo’ draws on the duo’s love of classic house, techno and rave, but gives it a unique contemporary spin.

To find out more click here.

The Best of Bristol lectures @ Bristol University // Thurs 19th Feb (1.10pm) // Cost: Free


The Best of Bristol lecture series (BoB) consists of 11 lectures taking place during lunchtimes and evenings throughout February and March, showcasing the best of the University of Bristol’s lecturers, as voted for by students.

The 11 selected lecturers will be giving talks on everything from creative sustainability, to dinosaur feathers and Mars, in an exciting and informative environment.

BoB lectures are FREE, open to everybody and require no prior knowledge of the subject. This is a great opportunity to gain insight into and learn about the diverse research happening at the University of Bristol!

To be there too please register on the relevant Eventbrite page for tickets by clicking here.

By Kevin McGough