Take a break from the big smoke in the New Year and head to the beautiful City of Bristol. There are some fantastic attractions for adults and children alike so you can fill in a few of the days of the holidays before the kids start back at school for the usual routine.
Apart from the picturesque rolling countryside and coastal paths, and the lively eateries and bars, Bristol also offers a variety of great theatre performances that are thrilling for all ages.So forget the West End, and head from London to Bristol and experience a different crowd, but just as superb theatre productions to see this January whilst you still can.
Let your imagination soar skywards as you see the much-loved tale of the Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up. The fleet-footed Peter Pan has always attracted a large audience with famous characters such as Wendy, Tinker Bell and off-course the vengeful Captain Hook. Directed by Sally Cookson this show is set to fill the hearts of everyone this Christmas with live music, magical colours and some merry mischief. Hurry before you miss it, on till the 19th January 2013, showing at Bristol Old Vic.
Or maybe before travelling back from Bristol to Londonyou would prefer a taste of the Far East at Bristol Hippodrome’s fun-packed family pantomimes.
If you’d prefer to be transported to magical winter woodland with a tiny cottage made of gingerbread, chocolate cake, sugar glaze and all things nice, look no further than the Tabacco Factory Theatre in South Bristol. The classic fairy-tale of Hansel and Gretel is adapted with a blend of live music and entertaining storytelling, producing a beautiful new Christmas show for all the family to enjoy. This enchanting tale is on until the 13th January 2013 so book your rail tickets now and make it happen!
Make it a New Year’s resolution to discover the world around you. Log on to www.southwesttrains.co.uk and see the different destinations available. There are some great offers to be had and some great advance purchase deals, so waste no more time and check the savings you could be making today.