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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

Thu 30th May
Call & Response, a Community Arts Festival at acta Community Theatre
Sun 2nd June
The Fairy Forest at The Trinity Centre
— The Trinity Centre

The Fairy Forest Tickets

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.
Tomorrow
FRUITEA at The Trinity Centre
— The Trinity Centre

FRUITEA Tickets

Wed 29th May
Shelf: The Kids' Show at The Wardrobe Theatre
— The Wardrobe Theatre

Shelf: The Kids' Show Tickets

Thu 14th November
En Masse 2024: Festival Passes at Multiple Venues
Sat 12th April
Outer Town Festival 2025 at Various Venues
Sat 8th June
The Courts:  Launch Festival at The Station

Theatre and Arts Events

A comedian performing stand-up at the Hen and Chicken

Tickets Available

Fri 24th May
The End at The Trinity Centre
— The Trinity Centre

The End Tickets

Wed 29th May
Music Masterclass: Hodge at The Trinity Centre
— The Trinity Centre

Music Masterclass: Hodge Tickets

Today
Challengers  8pm at The Cube
Wed 22nd May
Smoke  8pm at The Cube
— The Cube

Smoke 8pm Tickets

Thu 23rd May
Black Mountain at The Wardrobe Theatre
— The Wardrobe Theatre

Black Mountain Tickets

Thu 23rd May
The River at The Wardrobe Theatre
— The Wardrobe Theatre

The River Tickets