18 June 2016

M Shed is 5!

You are invited to M Shed’s birthday party with activities, entertainment, live music and cake. Come dressed in your best party outfit and join us to celebrate being five.

We’ll have entertainment from four choirs – Ponita, Gert Lush Choir, Bristol Folk Singers and Bristol Man Chorus as well as a variety of circus and magic acts including clowns, juggling, a strong woman circus, hula hooping, Pip’s Jukebox and Charlie Jones the magician.

Make your very own party hat with Childrens Scrapstore, scale the dizzying heights of one of our cranes and share your favourite memories of Bristol from the past five years #MShedIs5.


Ground Floor Foyer

11am – Bristol Folk Singers
11.30am – Ponita
2pm – Gurt Lush Choir
2.30pm – Bristol Man Chorus

M Shed Square (by the café)

11am – 3pm – Pip’s Jukebox
3pm  Bristol Swing Dance

Studio on Floor 01

11am – 3pm – Make a party hat with Children’s Scrapstore

Walking around

11am – 4pm  Charlie Jones Magician
11am – 4pm  Strong Woman Circus
11am – 1pm  Juggling Clown
11am – 4pm – Hula hoop and Juggling

Crane Rides

20 minute slots from 11am – 5pm
£2 for electric trains, Fairbairn steam crane is free – donations welcome


Free birthday cake (whilst stocks last!)

Did you know?

  • Nearly 3 million people have visited M Shed so far!
  • 11,109 people have travelled in style on one of our boats
  • A whopping 467,915 people have taken a train ride
  • 21,439 of you have been up in the cranes since the start of 2012
  • 30 beautiful wedding receptions have taken place at M Shed
  • The M Shed cranes provided the stunning location for one unique proposal.

Additional information

If weather is bad, outside activities will be spread across M Shed’s foyer spaces.

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