Free Family Event at the Memorial Stadium 15-16th July

Bristol’s first, and only, summer celebration of everything that the independent establishments of the city can offer comes to the Memorial Stadium on Saturday 15th July & Sunday 16th July. This is a FREE EVENT and an opportunity for the entire community of Bristol to sample an array food, drink and crafts by many independents working throughout the city and a celebration of our great city’s community projects & cultural diversity.

There will also be live music all day on the BCfm stage with Dishy Tangent, The Humerus, Jonathan Terrell, Studio 7 artists, RSVP Bhanga, artists from Jelli Records and lots of other great acts to help you get into the summer spirit. This is the perfect way to get everyone in the community together for a fun summers day.

There will be lots of activities for all the family put on by many of the great community projects and charities that we have in Bristol as well as a fun fair and the usual face painting!  Avon Wildlife Trust, 91 Ways, St Paul’s Carnival CIC, North Bristol Community Project, Friends of Horfield Common, Children’s Scrapstore with more still to confirm.

It will also be a real celebration of great food, drink and crafts from all over Bristol. There will be a plethora of tasty treats for you to delve into, an array of handmade and finely polished crafts and plenty of stalls to quench your thirst. Just some of the confirmed food vendors include: Los Hermanos, Murray May’s, The Feastie Boys, The Burger Joint, I Scream Tacos, Pizza da Marco, Tasty Ragga, Buckland Venison, Heartfelt Vintage, The Splitscreen Ice Cream Co., and the drinks that will be available coming from Bristol Beer Factory, Moor Beer, Arbor Ales, Cocksure Brewing Co., Lost & Grounded, St Paul’s Cidery, Scrumptious Wild, Ganley & Naish Cider, Ex-Press Cider, Bristol Dry Gin & Bristol Vodka, Espensen Spirit, Bramley & Gage.

We are delighted to announce the support of Gloucester Road BID for the event, and Anne-Louise Perez added:

“The Bristol Independent District which is represented by the Gloucester Road Business Improvement District is delighted to be supporting Bristol’s first Independent Fete organised by the Bristol Association of Restaurants, Bars and Independent Establishments at the local football ground.  A festival style event that unites independent traders and their community is what we love!  One time the Memorial Stadium was getting ready to become a Sainsbury’s supermarket and so it’s really pleasing to see it now hosting this exciting weekend event that celebrates being indie along with the Dinema outdoor cinema, street food, drink, live music and more.  See you there!”

This is a FREE event that is not to be missed!

So get down to the Memorial Stadium on the 15th & 16th July for the Bristol Independents Summer Fete!

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