What’s on

Extinction Voices

EXHIBITION: To highlight the seriousness of the wildlife extinction crisis, we are veiling Alfred the gorilla and 31 other animals in our World Wildlife gallery. All 32 animals are threatened with high to extreme risk of extinction.

Gold dust in black

SPECIAL EVENT: Four local contemporary artists will celebrate the exquisite artistry of Nina Simone, Maud Sulter, Toni Morrison and Alfred Fagon.

Egypt explorers

Hands-on session exploring ancient Egyptian life, pharaohs and mummification. Explore ancient Egyptian artefacts, practice hieroglyphic writing, play Egyptian games and decorate a mini sarcophagus, all inspired by our fantastic Egypt gallery.

Bristol Film Festival: Halloween

SCREENING: Join us for a night of Halloween film screenings. We’ll be showing Hocus Pocus, The Witches and The Conjuring. In partnership with Bristol Film Festival.

The World in Bristol

SPECIAL EVENT: Celebrate Bristol’s diverse cultures with a day of music, dance, taster activities, tours and opportunities to chat with people from around the world.

Bristol Film Festival: Christmas

FILM: We’re partnering with Bristol Film Festival this festive season for an evening of heartwarming screenings that are bound to get you in the Christmas spirit.