Big announcements on acts and what's new for 2018 coming very soon. In the meantime here is some of what to expect in 2018.

Vast array of kids activities and free entertainment, from circus workshops, face painting, treasure hunts and dance schools.

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World class music and performers graced our stage in 2017, we will be again filling our musical line-up with some of the best local and national acts 

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What you missed in 2017

Forgotten Circus

Forgotten Circus Tent

Enter the tent if you can can, here we will be playing with fire and gazing upon the macabe. Contortionist, Sword swallowing and Fire performers that have wowed audiences across the country will be performing to music from Jazzie B (OBE), Krafty Kuts, Mr Switch (4 x world DJ Champion), Eddie Temple Morris (channel 4's the grid + XFM radio DJ) and more. 

Main Stage

Our open air stage will be host to some the finest national and local bands from the Westcountry legends 'The Wurzels', Dark Basslines of 'Future Dub Orchestra' and the man known as the ''Wigan Hendrix'' - 'John Fairhurst'. All have stomped on some of Bristols Biggest and World renowned stages and are now stomping our main stage. Find out more below.

Main Show Arena

Get involved with the most interactive Bristol Volksfest yet. This years 'Show and Shine' will be hosted by our own 'Adrian Ashby' who has for the past 25 years been the voice of BVF and is joined by 'Eddie Temple Morris' From Channel 4's 'The Grid' And 'XFM' we will be hosting a 'Drive Thru' Commentary on some special vehicles that take our fancy.