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Bristol Theatre, Comedy & Arts

— Unusual days out and things to do.

Our guide to comedy, pop-up theatre and performing arts in Bristol.

Independent theatre and performance in Bristol.

Theatre in Bristol

Aside from the annual spectacle of Mayfest, Bristol is always alive with inventive new theatre projects. From large touring productions to experimental local talent, it's always worth keeping your eyes on smaller venues like The Cube Cinema and The Wardrobe Theatre. It goes without saying that you should always check what's on at the The Old Vic Theatre.

Bristol Comedy Listings

Tue 5th December
The Launch Pod Catalyst Sessions at The Tobacco Factory
Sat 9th December
Festus - A Christmas Party at The Trinity Centre

Comedy & Stand-Up Bristol

Those wanting to see the biggest names in stand-up comedy guide will be regularly buying tickets to shows at Bristol Beacon or The Hippdrome, where panel-show stars like Jimmy Carr and Russell Howard regularly tour. For scratch performaces and emerging talent we recommend looking at The Cube Cinema or the Hen & Chicken in Southville.

Full orchestra theatre score.
Wed 24th January
Emergency Chorus: Landscape at The Wardrobe Theatre
— The Wardrobe Theatre

Emergency Chorus: Landscape Tickets

Sun 3rd December
Art Comes A at Dareshack
— Dareshack

Art Comes A Tickets

Fri 1st December
Brizzle Boyz - Drag King Cabaret - XXX-Mas at The Trinity Centre

Theatre and Arts Events

A comedian performing stand-up at the Hen and Chicken

Tickets Available

Sun 3rd December
Mr Teds Quizmas Quiz at The Loco Klub
Mon 4th December
GATHER UP: Morning class with Batel Magen at Bristol Old Vic
Thu 7th December
The Law and the Prophets at The Cube