On The Water

On the water

On the Water entertainment returns to the Bristol Harbour Festival, bringing the water to the forefront of the celebrations with activities guaranteed to make a splash. Including special maritime showcases from some of Bristol’s on the water steering groups and charities such as The Balmoral and Pyronaut, as well as lifeboat demonstrations from the festival's charity partner, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), flyboarding and even Dragon Boat Racing, get on board!

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Queen Square

A proper showcase of the best of Bristol and welcoming communities from across the city, Bristol Rising at Queen Square will present emerging artists from grassroots music and dance institutions.

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Expect the very best in back-to-back music from local and international talent along with programming from industry heavyweights Greenpeace, Global Local and a Made In Bristol Sunday curated by Proud and Swans Events, celebrating emerging talent from across the city.

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