Zebra Trail Bristol

Zebra Trail Bristol 2016

During the school Easter Holidays* hidden in Bristol Shopping Quarter are some pretty special zebras. The thing is about zebras is that their black and white stripes are unique from zebra to zebra. Therefore, this year children I schools all over Bristol and South Gloucestershire have shared a story called “You are Special” – which is about being uniquely made and valued. The children have designed each of the 38 hidden zebras based on an inspirational or amazing person.Zebra Trail Bristol 2016

Trail maps can be collected from John Wesley’s Chapel and Specsavers. The idea is to find each of the Zebras and their names – which should then be entered in the grid provided on the other side of the map. When the trail has been completed children can take all the zebra’s names to John Wesley’s Chapel where they can draw a picture for the “Wall of Awesomeness” that will be up in the courtyard to celebrate how each of us is unique.

I found that the map was really clear to follow and the Zebras were close in proximity to one another and easy to locate. I am useless at reading maps/directions and so if I can do it quickly, then anyone can! It was interesting to see who were considered inspiration or amazing people.

Also on Saturday 2nd April 2016 the Ark Project will be in Broadmead: https://www.facebook.com/TheArkBus/

Zebra Trail Bristol 2016

Zebra Trail List 2016

In case you are struggling with your list I have compiled a list of names, numbers, shops and hints.

  1. Abraham Lincoln- Times Past Vintage Sweets
  2. Albert Einstein – Whittard
  3. Anne Frank – EK Hair
  4. Beatrix Potter – Reiker
  5. Benjamin Franklin – No.1 Currency
  6. Christopher Columbus – Antics
  7. Sir Edmund Hilary – Thomas Cook
  8. Eleanor Roosevelt – Specsavers
  9. Florence Nightingale – Castle Park Exit
  10. Tim Peake – Tesco
  11. Jamie Oliver – Excelsior (there are 2 shops – it is the one nearest McDonalds)Zebra Trail Bristol 2016
  12. Galileo Galilei – Pep & Co
  13. Isaac Newtom – Argos
  14. David Attenborough – Barber Brown
  15. Lloyd George – Santander
  16. John F Kennedy – Debenhams
  17. Leonardo Da Vinci – John Wesley’s Chapel
  18. Marie Curie – Marks & Spencers (in the Kids Clothing section)
  19. Martin Luther King – The Horology Centre
  20. Nelson Mandela – La Grotta
  21. Nick Vujicic – Wilko
  22. Quentin Blake – McDonalds
  23. Rosa Parks – Apricot
  24. Jesus – Bungles
  25. Walt Disney – BHS
  26. John Wesley – Subway
  27. William Shakespeare – Art Original
  28. Winston Churchill – London Camera Exchange
  29. Wolfgang Mozart – Dolly What Not
  30. Isambrad Kingdom Brunel – Eurochange
  31. Bear Grylls – Boots
  32. Malala Yousafzai – Fitness4Less
  33. Margaret Thatcher – High & Mighty
  34. K.Rowling – Riot Gifts
  35. Emmeline Pankhurst – Craft & More
  36. Mother Teresa – Skechers
  37. M.Barrie – Greeting Galore (this is actually Hallmark)
  38. Erica Lidell – AZUZAZebra Trail Bristol

Organisations that have supported The Zebra Trail 2016

  • Cherry Gardens Primary School
  • Ashton Vale Primary School
  • Blackhorse Primary School
  • Fair Furlong School
  • Hannah More Primary
  • St Helen’s Primary School – Alveston
  • Sir Bernard Lovell School
  • Frenchay Primary
  • Coniston Primary
  • Filton Avenue Primary School
  • Bramley Heath Infants
  • Charborough Road Primary
  • Staple Hill Primary
  • St Michael’s Primary School (Winterbourne)
  • Bristol Metropolitan
  • Elm Park (Winterbourne)
  • Watermore Primary School
  • Manor C of E Primary
  • Frampton Cotterell Primary
  • Holy Trinity SchoolZebra Trail Bristol 2016
  • St Chad’s School – Patchway
  • Tyndale Primary – Yate
  • Barrs Court Primary
  • St Peter’s School – Pilning
  • Knowle Park
  • Westbury on Trym Academy
  • Avon Primary Shirehampton
  • Air Balloon Primary
  • Hambrook Primary School
  • Knowle Dge Learning Centre
  • Hawkesbury Upton C of E School
  • Upper Horfield Community School
  • Bristol Free School
  • Little Fishes Toddler Group (Horfield Methodist Church)
  • Faithspace, Redcliffe
  • Parkwall Primary School
  • Samuel Whites Infant School
  • Sprint Print
  • N3 Graphics
  • Plus all the shops above who housed a zebra.

John Wesley’s Chapel The New Room

John Wesley’s Chapel The New Room – The Cradle of Methodism (free entry). This historic 18th century building is in the heart of Bristol. Dating back to 1739 it is the oldest Methodist Building in the World and remains a place of worship and pilgrimage for Christians all over the World.

The New Room is open daily from Monday to Saturday 10am-4pm and most Bank Holidays.Zebra Trail Bristol 2016

Registered Charity: 1137957

*Saturday 26th March to Sunday 10th April 2016

7 thoughts on “Zebra Trail Bristol”

  1. Oh I’m so glad I read this. We’re off to Bristol tomorrow so we’ll look out for them! Some great choices of inspirational people too. For the record, I might have chosen Ranulph Fiennes I think 🙂

  2. OOhhh my son saw this post and he wants to do it! We are actually stuck here in Weston but we are planning on going to Bristol so we can probably do this! But I am not sure we can visit all of them =)


  3. What a fun idea – and such a lovely thought behind it. Bristol seems to have some great trails on each year. #countrykids

  4. What a lovely idea and a very helpful list here too. I bet children will have a lovely time out and about in Bristol spotting these. Well done all the primary schools helping to make it happen. I do like a good community event. Thank you for sharing with me on Country Kids.

  5. Oh wow what a fantastic trail and I just love how the primary schools are involved. What fun. The zebras look fab!


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