What’s On

Raise The Bar: Bristol Spoken Word Supershow

Wednesday 25th April 8pm

Raise The Bar presents a night to celebrate Bristol’s amazing poetry scene: featuring a headline set from Stroud based sensation Johnny Fluffypunk.

* SOLD OUT *
  • Rhyme Time
  • Our Place
  • South West Is Best

Tales of Adventure

Friday 27th April 8pm

Led by the all-powerful Gamemaster, our heroes will search for treasure, battle deadly foes, and struggle against evil to save the world!

£7
  • Swords 'n' Sorcery
  • Our Place
  • A Kind Of Magic

Philip Markle: Burn Your Fear

Saturday 28th April 1pm

This class will help remind you what you love about improv and cut out the naysaying voices in your head that cloud your inspiration.

* SOLD OUT *
  • Longform Learning
  • Our Place
  • He's On Fire

Chubby White's Heist Night

Saturday 28th April 8pm

This is ‘one of Bristol’s best nights out’, which promises stand-up, sketch, and an unforgettable adventure into the strange world of Chubby White.

£8
  • Sides Hurty
  • Our Place
  • Wonderfully Weird

Musical Improv: Finding The Form

Sunday 29th April 1pm

In this class, you will learn how to create fully improvised songs both as a group and as individuals that feature catchy choruses and distinct melodies.

£40
  • Longform Learning
  • Our Place
  • Rhyme Schemes

Dynamite Comedy Night

Sunday 29th April 8pm

Spontaneous games and scenes from Bristol Improv Soc, and superb stand-up from the wonderful wits of Bristol Revunions.

Free Event
  • Explosively Funny
  • Our Place
  • Boom Boom
Credit: Kitty Wheeler Shaw

Discovering Improv (6 Week Course)

Monday 30th April 7pm

The BIT’s introductory beginners course. A gentle introduction to the wonderful world of improvisation!

* SOLD OUT *
  • Learn Improv
  • Hamilton House
  • Rabbit Hole

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 30th April 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

£10 £5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Performing Improv: Great Scenework (7 Week Course)

Tuesday 1st May 7pm

This course is part of our Performing Improv programme. Learn how to create rich, funny and compelling scenes.

£215 £165
  • Learn Improv
  • Our Place
  • Wonderland

Kitchen Rules Longform Drop In

Tuesday 1st May 8pm

A weekly drop-in for improvisers who are interested in American-style longform comedic improvisation.

£8 £6
  • Learning To Play
  • Our Place
  • Who The Heck Is Harold

Bristol Bad Film Club: Miami Connection

Wednesday 2nd May 8pm

Multi-national martial arts rock band Dragon Sounds take on motorcycle ninja drug dealers and embark on a roundhouse wreck-wave of crime-crushing justice. In Florida.

£5
  • 80s Stylez
  • Our Place
  • Cinephiles

Women's Improv Drop In

Thursday 3rd May 7:30pm

This fortnightly workshop is for all women and non-binary people looking to discover and explore improvisation.

£7 £5
  • Ladies Who Laugh
  • Our Place
  • Time To Play

Theatre Jam

Friday 4th May 8pm

Theatre Jam is the BIT’s performance and social night. Grab a drink and pull up a chair, or get up on stage for improvised theatre games and scenes!

Free Event
  • Sugar Preserves
  • Our Place
  • The Mighty Hat

Improv Taster Session

Saturday 5th May 1pm

If you’re curious about improv and want to try dipping your toes into the world of making stuff up, our free monthly taster session is for you!

Free Event
  • Try Improv
  • Our Place
  • Delicious

Mark Beltzman: The Art of Allowing Improv

Sunday 6th May 11am

Founding member of Barons Barracudas and Improv Olympic in Chicago, Mark Beltzman teaches a one-off workshop on the magic of listening in scene work.

£75
  • The Windy City
  • Our Place
  • Masterfarce

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 7th May 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

£10 £5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Kitchen Rules Longform Drop In

Tuesday 8th May 8pm

A weekly drop-in for improvisers who are interested in American-style longform comedic improvisation.

£8 £6
  • Learning To Play
  • Our Place
  • Who The Heck Is Harold

This Is Your Musical

Friday 11th May 8pm

Each night, a cast of professional actors and team of talented musicians produce a brand-new, hilarious, smash-hit musical inspired by YOUR stories.

£5
  • All-singing
  • Our Place
  • All-dancing

Kitchen Rules Theatre Workshop: The Sleepover Form

Sunday 13th May 12pm

Guest teacher Liam Brennan explores a form relying on strong character work and agile game-playing to explore multiple narratives in a unified world.

£15
  • Our Place
  • Slumber Party

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 14th May 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

£10 £5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Kitchen Rules Longform Drop In

Tuesday 15th May 8pm

A weekly drop-in for improvisers who are interested in American-style longform comedic improvisation.

£8 £6
  • Learning To Play
  • Our Place
  • Who The Heck Is Harold

Women's Improv Drop In

Thursday 17th May 7:30pm

This fortnightly workshop is for all women and non-binary people looking to discover and explore improvisation.

£7 £5
  • Ladies Who Laugh
  • Our Place
  • Time To Play

Local Heroes

Friday 18th May 8pm

What’s brewing in Bristol? Our new night champions improv born and bred in the South West scene. Every season we’ll present a new line up of local talent.

£7
  • Wild South West
  • Our Place
  • Local Folks

A Taste Of Physical Theatre with Dominique Fester

Saturday 19th May 10:30am

Come and find out how to use your physicality to create engaging and compelling non-verbal performance with Physical Theatre teacher and performer Dominique Fester.

  • Throwing Shapes
  • Our Place
  • Body Talk

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 21st May 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

£10 £5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Kitchen Rules Longform Drop In

Tuesday 22nd May 8pm

A weekly drop-in for improvisers who are interested in American-style longform comedic improvisation.

£8 £6
  • Learning To Play
  • Our Place
  • Who The Heck Is Harold

Tales of Adventure

Friday 25th May 8pm

Led by the all-powerful Gamemaster, our heroes will search for treasure, battle deadly foes, and struggle against evil to save the world!

£7
  • Swords 'n' Sorcery
  • Our Place
  • A Kind Of Magic

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 28th May 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

£10 £5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Kitchen Rules Longform Drop In

Tuesday 29th May 8pm

A weekly drop-in for improvisers who are interested in American-style longform comedic improvisation.

£8 £6
  • Learning To Play
  • Our Place
  • Who The Heck Is Harold

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 4th June 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

£10 £5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 11th June 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

£10 £5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 18th June 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

£10 £5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Performing Improv: Creating Characters (7 Week Course)

Tuesday 19th June 7pm

This course is part of our Performing Improv programme. Learn to create compelling characters – from the comedic to the dramatic.

£215 £165
  • Learn Improv
  • Our Place
  • Wonderland

Bristol Bad Film Club: Tammy And The T-Rex

Wednesday 20th June 8pm

It’s a story as old as time. Boy meets girl. Girl’s jealous Ex kills Boy by getting him mauled by lions and then Boy’s brain is transplanted into a robotic T-Rex.

  • Bad Guy Go Boom
  • Our Place
  • Schlock

Orienteering

Sunday 24th June 8pm

Join Charlie Markwick, a storyteller and poet from Gloucester, as he navigates the challenges of caring for a loved one with Dementia.

Free
  • Learning And Loving
  • Our Place
  • True Stories
Credit: Kitty Wheeler Shaw

Discovering Improv (6 Week Course)

Monday 25th June 7pm

The BIT’s introductory beginners course. A gentle introduction to the wonderful world of improvisation!

£99
  • Learn Improv
  • Hamilton House
  • Rabbit Hole

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 25th June 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

£10 £5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 2nd July 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

£10 £5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 9th July 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

£10 £5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 16th July 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

£10 £5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Improv to Stand-up with Chris Head (Weekend Intensive)

Saturday 21st July 12am

Over one weekend, create and perform a five-minute stand-up comedy act. In the experienced hands of Chris Head you will use improv techniques to write a set and deliver it with flair.

£99
  • Get On Up
  • Our Place
  • How About That Airplane Food

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 23rd July 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

£10 £5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Unscripted Players Weekly Workshop

Monday 30th July 7:30pm

Explore improv and learn with The Unscripted Players in this informal drop-in. Workshops are suitable for beginners and up (no pun intended).

£10 £5
  • Playtime
  • Our Place
  • Drop-in Like It's Hot

Introduction to Physical Theatre (6 Week Course)

Wednesday 19th September 7pm

Discover how to use your physicality to create engaging and compelling non-verbal performance with Physical Theatre teacher and performer Dominique Fester.

£160
  • Move It
  • Our Place
  • Body Talk

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