Winter Warmers: The Inexplicables and Ngaio

Winter Warmers: An Alternative 12 days of Christmas
Friday 26th November
Arts Mansion, Ashton Court Estate, BS41 9JN

Arts Mansion presents: Winter Warmers, an alternative twelve days of Christmas – 12 evenings of entertainment featuring wide ranging eclectic acts to help you shake off the winter blues and keep you warm this winter.

On the seventh day of Christmas, Arts Mansion presents The Inexplicables supported by Ngaio.

Beginning the night is Ngaio Music Acoustic set accompanied by Tom Hackwell’s sympathetic guitar strumming, Ngaio embraces the space and allows her vocals to spill through the room.
Described as ‘Jill Scott sermonising with the sweet tones of Corinne Bailey Rae and the attitude of miss Erykah Badu’ NGAIO’s acoustic show draws you into her craft. Expect works diving into multiculturalism, intersectional feminism and what it means to grow up a mixed race female, harnessing living in the in between.a testament to what happens when poignant lyricism meets soulful instrumentals.

To finish the night, The Inexplicables bring something truly original to live dance music. Effortlessly blending styles ranging from Hip Hop and Reggae to Jungle and Drum ‘n’ Bass. With soulful vocals and insightful rhymes fronting heavyweight beatbox, infectious basslines and virtuosic horns, The Inexplicables are ready to light up the dancefloor!
Now a seasoned outfit they regularly tour throughout the UK and Europe, performing at renowned festivals and venues such as Boomtown Fair, Secret Garden Party, Mandrea (Italy), Fuego a la Isla (Germany), Wilwarin (Germany), The Troubadour (London), The Fleece (Bristol) and HiFi Club (Leeds), honing their distinctive sound and building a loyal fanbase along the way…

Arrival Info:
Address: Ashton Court Mansion, Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton BS41 9JN
About: The Arts Mansion (Ashton Court) is now an inclusive multi-use arts venue for Bristol and North Somerset facilitating art, theatre, performance and community activities in Ashton Court.
How to get there:
Directions to Ashton Court Estate (North Somerset) with public transport – The following transport lines have routes that pass near Ashton Court Estate:
Bus: X3a, X3, X4 leaves from Bristol city centre (opposite The Hippodrome) every 11 minutes, Last buses return at 10.22pm and 11.22pm link to times here. Once you are dropped off at Clifton Lodge it is a 5-10 minute walk up to Ashton Court Estate. To find out about the latest on the roads and get comprehensive travel directions by public transport please visit TravelWest.info

Parking:
There are free car parking spaces at the Mansion House car park: including 10 disabled parking bays. Please car share, use public transport, taxi and cycle wherever possible as car park spaces in the main car park are limited. There are overspill car park options nearby which will require a 5-10 minute walk up to the estate. Please arrive in plenty of time as there is another event on until 8.30pm and it may take take a little more time getting here and finding a car parking space as there is another event running at the same time.

FAQ
Taxi pick up and drop off point is in front of the Ashton Court Cafe area. Once you arrive you will be directed to the right hand side of the building and walk through part of the Light Up Trail and will be guided to the West Lawn Entrance (opposite side to the cafe).

Bristol Light Up Event – There is another outdoor Light Up Bristol event happening in the grounds of the estate between 4-8.30pm from 19th-24th December. Please note there will be stewards checking tickets when you enter the estate. Please show proof of your tickets and they will guide you to a car park space and the entrance of the Mansion as here is will be a one way pedestrian system in place.

Disabled access – There is disabled access to the Mansion through the West Lawn entrance. Please inform us if you require assistance, if you are coming with a support/ carer they do not require a separate ticket. Please let us know if you have any access requirements prior to your visit with us.