Utter Rot & Poppycock provides a supportive testing ground for new work: experimental theatre, improv, comedy, dance, music and more. This scratch night covers all types of performance, and we really want things that don’t quite fit anywhere else.


A semi immersive show about loneliness, friendship and technology from the dark minds of Chris White and Poppy Pedder

Baba Yaga gets Punked, as a grown-up Russian fairytale meets a 3-piece punk band! It’ll be noisy, a bit bonkers and utterly brilliant!

Composer, producer, sound designer and live musician. Artistic co-driector of Fen, interdisciplinary performance group based in Bristol. Music and sound design for theatre, dance, film and experimental performance.

Gabrielle Coyne is an artist who focuses on ideas of the self in performance. Her practice is informed by: -Process over outcome -Ideas of Being and Self -Experimentation -The exploration of body, mind and spirit

Filmmaker/ Creative Director/ Final Cut Pro Editor.

Holly Stoppit is a director, facilitator, university lecturer, dramatherapist and artistic director of Beyond The Ridiculous. Holly specialises in creating live, playful, interactive, improvised and devised performance.S…

A night of pure, political, straight-shooting comedy exploring the West’s tense new political atmosphere presented by Fin Taylor.Rising to meet the challenge of these new times are:

ANATHEMA is new series for experimental poetry and performance at Arnolifni, curated by Bristol-based Moot Press, Hesterglock Press and Sad Press. Perform…

ANATHEMAis a monthly event for experimental poetry and performance at Arnolfini, curated by Bristol small presses Sad Press, Moot Press and Hesterglock Press. #4 features performances from Zoe Skoulding, Dan Eltringham…