FRI 6–SUN 8 OCT 2017
Josephsohn/Märkli: a conjunction, Hauser & Wirth, Bruton, until 1 Jan 2018
Have a wander around the gallery’s new show with works by late Swiss sculptor Josephsohn (1920 – 2012) and the architectural drawings of his long-time friend, Swiss architect Peter Märkli (born 1953). Rita Ackermann’s ‘Turning Air Blue’s in a separate exhibition. If this isn’t your cup of tea, there’s always the very good coffee (and lunch) in the Roth Bar & Grill and a small shop with gorgeous cards and stuff.
Moscow State Circus, Bristol, Weds 4–Sun 15 Oct
The world famous circus sets up the Big Top on Durdham Downs this month. Their latest show, Gostinitsa, combines the best of the circus art forms – trapeze, tightrope, unicyclists, clowns, you name it – with the Art Deco glitz and glamour of the Golden Age of Hollywood. Read our review.
Legally Blonde, Bristol Hippodrome, Tues 2–Sat 7 Oct
When Elle Woods’ boyfriend Warner dumps her the night before going to Harvard Law School, she decides to get into Harvard too and be the ‘serious’ person her ambitious boyfriend thinks he needs to further his career. By the end of the show, she’s still resolutely blonde, but no longer judged on it *sob*. With Lucie Jones (Eurovision), Rita Simons (EastEnders), Bill Ward (Emmerdale) and Charlie Stubbs (Coronation Street).
Blade Runner 2049, various venues across Somerset, Thurs 5 Oct
Where’s the biggest cinema screen near you? That’s where you’ll want to see this head-spinningly spectacular sequel to the 1982 sci-fi classic. Set 30 year on, Ryan Gosling is LAPD officer K, a replicant tasked with tracking down and eliminating earlier replicants who were manufactured as slaves but turned rogue. After discovering a long buried secret that could plunge what’s left of the world into chaos, he sets off on a quest to find former blade runner Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford). Can’t wait. Find a cinema near you.
Frogman, the egg, Bath, Sat 7–Weds 11 Oct
Ground-breaking theatre here: the audience wears virtual reality headsets for this supernatural, coming of age thriller set on the Great Barrier Reef. The action shifts from Meera, an adult marine biologist in the present day, back to a time when her frogman father helped look for one of her missing friends. One of the hit at the Edinburgh Festival. For kids 12+.