Theatre Organisation

Bristol Old Vic is the longest continuously-running theatre in the UK aspiring to present the most excellent and exciting theatre in the country. Our mission is to create pioneering twenty-first century theatre in partnership with the people of our energetic…

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is a successful and well-respected conservatoire drama school. We attract the very best talent in students and staff, and our courses are recognised nationally and internationally as a benchmark of quality in professional acting, technical,…

Bristol Old Vic Young Company is led by a team of professional directors, musicians, designers and writers who work with over 450 young people every week. 20 different workshops covering all aspects of acting and performance including specialist sessions such…

The Bristol Revunions are Bristol University’s award-winning* sketch comedy troupe. After a hiatus of a few decades, the Revunions were reformed in 2008 and have focused on sketch comedy ever since (with a little bit of stand-up thrown in occasionally)….

We’re a scriptwriting (stage, film, tv, and radio) group meeting regularly on Tuesdays in Bristol city centre. Our group consists of emerging and professional writers who meet to hear their work read and receive feedback. We happily welcome new members.

The Bristol Shakespeare Festival offers a platform for local and national companies to bring the very best adaptations, interpretations and productions of Shakespeare’s works to unusual spaces in Bristol. We will celebrate this British icon in 2015 with alfresco summertime…

Storytelling is a very specific form of theatre, which draws heavily on ancient oral performance styles. Bristol Storyfest is an annual event celebrating a wide range of storytelling styles often in collaboration with other art forms and reaching out to…

2016 is our eleventh year teaching improvisation and acting skills to a professional standard, as well as directing, devising and touring with the occasional show. It really doesn’t matter what background you come from, whether you’re a complete beginner or…

Captivate Action Ltd is a new company to train and provide physical performers for the motion capture, film and stage industries. We run workshops for actors in a variety of physical performance skills, as well as training for certification with…

Christmas at the Spiegeltent brings an exciting programme of outstanding live music, cabaret, comedy, Christmas parties, markets, rollerdisco’s, kids stuff and great nights out to Bristol’s Harbourside throughout December. All inside the unique & magical Spiegeltent! More info & full…

Circomedia celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2016 and we are delighted to have a whole host of events and classes running throughout the year. We are proud of our history and now boast of being an internationally renowned centre of…

The Circus takes love, laughter, smiles and silliness directly to people who need it most, children and families caught up in our ludicrous warmongering for oil and land in the heart of the world.

Cirque Bijou is one of the UK’s most experienced creators of outdoor spectacle, circus and street theatre. We love to make new shows, mixing disciplines, working with emerging and established artists, and trying out new ideas and cutting edge technologies…

Born in Bristol, from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School graduate Jenny Haynes; City Dance Parties is a Bristol based dance company that specialises in running Dance Classes for Hen Parties, corporate events, or special birthdays. Burlesque, Dirty Dancing, Thriller Dance,…

A friendly and fun amateur dramatic society based loosely in the Clifton area of Bristol. New members are always welcome!

Run by Bristol Music Trust, Colston Hall is Bristol’s largest concert hall, with a programme of events that encompasses international artists from the pop/rock, classical, leftfield and contemporary music scene. The organisation is also a partner in the inspirational Bristol…

Compass Presents create immersive environments,enhanced screenings, and interactive encounters. Mixing film, visual art, digital content, music and performance, we use a multidisciplinary approach to present art from new perspectives. We pride ourselves on our collaborative and innovative approach to events….

‘Being involved in Creative Carnival has been an inspiring and liberating experience, and an amazing opportunity to create new work with artistic intention in a supported environment from Molly and the audience! As a punter the events are also hugely…

Creative Common is a new cultural destination in Bristol – creative & exciting meanwhile space, a creative hub in the heart of the city, showcasing a spectacular array of performers, artists, eateries & enterprises Creative Common has been brought to…

Creative Workspace is a multi-purpose arts centre and rehearsal space in Withywood (South Bristol) hosted by award winning theatre company Brave Bold Drama Community Interest Company.