South Gloucestershire’s new Discover Festival kicks off in style

The Bristol and Bath Science Park at Emersons Green, Bristol.

South Gloucestershire’s new Discover festival kicks off in style this weekend with a rare chance to see behind the doors of the award-winning Bristol and Bath Science Park at Emersons Green.

The ‘Open Doors’ event is one of hundreds of opportunities to discover something new in South Gloucestershire taking place during the district’s new festival which runs from 6th September to 4th November.

Other events in the festival this weekend include a live music bandstand marathon on Sunday 9th September, followed by ‘solar-powered cinema’ at Page Park, Staple Hill, offering a night of family-friendly short films and animation under the stars.

South Gloucestershire Discover Festival 2012.

The newly created Discover festival offers a unique opportunity for residents to find out what makes South Gloucestershire a great place to live and work. Bringing together many successful celebrations in the district, the programme has something for all ages and tastes – including events, talks, walks and workshops celebrating local heritage, local food, local nature, local arts and also special events for life age 50+. Most events are free.

More information: Discover Festival Programme [PDF, 2.1MB] (also available from libraries, leisure centres and community centres across South Gloucestershire)