Easter in Bristol Shopping Quarter

This Easter Bristol Shopping Quarter will be hosting a Flamingo Trail from Saturday 24 March until Saturday 7 April.

A flamboyance of flamingos

We like to do things differently in Bristol Shopping Quarter so this Easter, instead of bunnies or chicks, Broadmead, Cabot Circus, The Galleries and The Arcade will play host to a flamboyance of flamingos.

Following previous trails, which have featured camels, lions, zebras and elephants, the Broadmead BID team is once again joining forces with The New Room (John Wesley’s Chapel) and The Methodist Church’s Ark Bus this spring to create another exciting event – our biggest Easter trail yet!

Children of all ages from across Bristol have been decorating flamingos for the past few weeks and from Saturday 24 March until Saturday 7 April the 50 cardboard figures will be hidden around Broadmead, The Galleries, The Arcade, and Cabot Circus ready for our youngest visitors and their families to hunt down over the Easter holidays.

Maps showing their locations will be available from the information desk in Cabot Circus, Barber Browns on Bond Street, Specsavers in Merchant Street and the New Room/John Wesley’s Chapel in Broadmead.

Children who complete the trail will be able to visit the New Room to collect a chocolate gift (Monday to Saturday only) and when the trail ends all 50 flamingos will be displayed there for a further week.

Family activities in The Galleries and Cabot Circus

The Galleries and Cabot Circus will each be hosting free family activities during the school holidays. Dates and details to follow.

Core opening hours

The core opening hours for Broadmead and The Galleries this Easter will be as below (information for Cabot Circus to follow).


Good Friday – 11am-5pm
Saturday – 9am-6pm
Easter Sunday – CLOSED
Easter Monday – 11am-5pm

The Galleries

Good Friday – 9am-7pm
Saturday – 9am-7pm
Easter Sunday – CLOSED
Easter Monday – 10am-6pm