Portway to be alive with colour, dance, music and magical bikes on 25th Oct

It’s not often a Caribbean carnival, a magical bike ride, wild walks and the Ambling band are combined but on Sun 25 Oct they will all be at the Portway from 1.00 – 6pm when its closed for Bristolians to enjoy lots of colourful and fun activities:


Caribbean dance, a magical twilight cycle, guided walks, kids bike skills training and lots of music will all be combined at the last Portway Park Sunday.

It will be a chance for the people of Bristol to enjoy the autumn colours of the Avon Gorge free of traffic and have lots of fun including;

  • Experience a colourful Afrikan Caribbean procession with music and dance
  • Join in a Magical Twilight to dark cycle – a family friendly cycle for participants to illuminate their bikes with fairy lights, glow sticks and lanterns.
  • Discover the amazing geology of the gorge where there were once coral reefs, dinosaurs and diamonds!
  • Take a walk on the wild side with Friends of the Downs and Avon Gorge
  • Kids learn new bike skills with Bristol Cycling Development Squad
  • Join in with Bristol’s Ambling Band and Monkey Puppets as they lead a ‘bandstand-inspired structure’, of recycled materials, to the bottom of the Clifton Rocks Railway.
  • Hear Bristol’s 800 anniversary year musical Fanfare followed by classical music from Portway String quartet playing under the Suspension bridge.
  • Have a guided tour of the Avon Wildlife centre

For more information www.portwaysundaypark.co.uk, regular updates on www.facebook.com/portwaysundaypark