Comedy & Spoken Word

Listings for all events in Comedy at all venues on all dates

Saturday 28th May 2016

Widcombe Social Club

Price: Free
Start time: 20:00

An Evening Without Victoria Wood

To bring together Victoria Wood fans in an evening of tribute and celebratory hilarity, we are staging a special staged reading of monologues and sketches, and of course, songs. Entry is free, but donations will be encouraged, with all proceeds going to www.jessiesfund.org.uk – a musical charity of which Victoria was patron. More info and booking...

Komedia

Price: from £11
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 18:30

Krater Comedy Club

Roger Monkhouse, Matt Richardson, Nathan Caton, MC: Sally Anne Hayward

Watch three top stand-ups and enjoy the best comperes in the business, plus eat delicious food served by our Soil Association Gold Standard Award Winning Restaurant. And for the full Saturday Night Out Krater Comedy Club ticket holders gain FREE ENTRY, without a queue to the sell-out club night Motorcity. More info and booking...

Komedia

Price: From £11
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 18:30

Krater Comedy Club

Roger Monkhouse, Matt Richardson, Nathan Caton, MC: Sally Anne Hayward

“Watch three top stand-ups and enjoy the best comperes in the business, plus eat delicious food served by our Soil Association Gold Standard Award Winning Restaurant. And for the full Saturday Night Out Krater Comedy Club ticket holders gain FREE ENTRY, without a queue to the sell-out club night Motorcity.” More info and booking...

Sunday 29th May 2016

Burdall's Yard

Price: £8 / £6 concs
Start time: 14:00

Running Dog Theatre

Wanna Dance With Somebody! Or, A Guide to Managing Social Anxiety Using Theoretical Physics

Josh is good at dancing, but not at people. On the other hand he did once read ‘A Brief History of Time’ by Stephen Hawking so he reckons he’ll probably be alright.
A new show about social anxiety, coping mechanisms, big ideas and how they impact on small things. About taking chances. And about dancing.

More info and booking...

Monday 30th May 2016

Komedia

Price: From £6
Start time: 14:00
Doors open: 13:30

Nutty Noah: Wear Your Pants With Pride

Join the king of fun for a very silly show for all the family. Nutty Noah, one of the region’s top children’s entertainers, will delight children and adults alike, with his mix of comedy, music and unbridled fun. Recommended Age 3+ (U16s must be accompanied by an adult) More info and booking...

Burdall's Yard

Price: £8 / £6 concs
Start time: 18:00

Running Dog Theatre

Wanna Dance With Somebody! Or, A Guide to Managing Social Anxiety Using Theoretical Physics

Josh is good at dancing, but not at people. On the other hand he did once read ‘A Brief History of Time’ by Stephen Hawking so he reckons he’ll probably be alright.
A new show about social anxiety, coping mechanisms, big ideas and how they impact on small things. About taking chances. And about dancing.

More info and booking...

Tuesday 31st May 2016

Komedia

Price: £6 Child, £7 Adult and £22 for a Family ticket
Start time: 11:15
Doors open: 10:30

Seska – Milkshake!

Crazier than finding a poodle in your fridge – yes it’s Seska! with the coolest comedy show – Milkshake!
Packed with magic tricks, music, laughter, happiness, sword swallowing, mind reading and lots and lots of cookies! It’s FAB! Expect the unexpected – don’t miss it!
Recommended ages: 2-8 More info and booking...

Friday 3rd June 2016

The Old Theatre Royal - Library

Price: £8
Start time: 19:30

Angie Belcher’s Mythical Creature

“Equally at home on the stand-up circuit as in a posh tent at a literature festival, Angie (finalist Best female comedian 2015, What The Frock and best spoken word show 2015, North East Theatre Review) presents naughty stanzas and awkward stories. An accomplished comedy performer this is her second Edinburgh show. "Highly Recommended, go see her" Phil Jupitus. . Angie is supported by Odious Vex and Robert Garnham” More info and booking...

Rondo Theatre

Price: £12 / £10 concs
Start time: 20:00

Pinky and Quirky

with John Christopher Wood & Kettle of Fish

A fun-packed evening of a kind you won’t have seen anything quite like before, we promise. Features Bristol’s quirkiest and funniest acappella group Kettle of Fish and stand-up comic poet John Christopher Wood - in a pink suit! Expect oddball musical virtuosity, idiosyncratic versifying, and plenty of laughs. “One word – brilliant!” More info and booking...

Saturday 4th June 2016

Komedia

Price: From £6
Start time: 14:00
Doors open: 13:30

Comedy Club 4 Kids

Now in it’s ninth year at Komedia, Comedy Club 4 Kids is back and better than ever. Cracking entertainment for everyone over the age of six, we have the best comedians on the UK circuit doing what they do best… but without the rude bits! Ages 6+ (U16s must be accompanied by an adult) More info and booking...

The Museum of Bath at Work

Price: £8 / £5 concs
Start time: 19:30

Bath University Student Theatre

Good Morning, Bill

PG Wodehouse, Directed by Monica Cox

A farce which will leave your cheeks aching from laughter. Bill is holidaying where he's met an attractive, but common young girl, Lottie. Sensing her charms are diminishing, Lottie has a fit of hysterics and Doctor Sally is called in. From then on numerous complications arise… More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00

World Premiere!

The Unravelling Wilburys

Brought to you by the people behind Sgt Pepper's Only Dart Board Band, this is the first ever live performance as The Unravelling Wilbury. Aa tribute to the greatest ever super-group, featuring not only the best Travelling Wilbury songs, but many of the finest hits of Roy Orbison, George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne
Opening the show, Martin Dimery presents extracts from his previously unperformed comedy music- revue. More info and booking...

Komedia

Price: From £11
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 18:30

Krater Comedy Club

Richard Morton, Jen Brister, Marlon Davis, MC: Mark Olver

Watch three top stand-ups and enjoy the best comperes in the business, plus eat delicious food served by our Soil Association Gold Standard Award Winning Restaurant. And for the full Saturday Night Out Krater Comedy Club ticket holders gain FREE ENTRY, without a queue to the sell-out club night Motorcity. More info and booking...

Widcombe Social Club

Price: £14.50 / £12.50 concs
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Bath Comedy @ Bath Fringe

Frank Williams - More Tea Vicar?

Dad's Army Vicar Frank Williams invites you to join him for a hilarious afternoon/evening of TV nostalgia. David Croft and Jimmy Perry chose Frank to create the role of the wonderfully eccentric vicar who was always slightly tetchy as he tried to come to terms with the elderly platoon's invasion of his beloved church hall. Join Frank as he celebrates a lifetime on Stage, TV, Film and the legendary BBCTV series. More info and booking...

The Bell - Love Lounge (Back bar)

Price: £6; £5 concs
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:45

Lucy Harrington in

Wake Up & Deirdrealize

Get ready to embark on the journey of a lifetime direct to the epicentre of awesome, in this outlandish, riotous, improvised, character show. If you think you don’t want that, trust Deirdre when she tells you ‘you sure as hell need it’. The louder you scream the faster we go. More info and booking...

Sunday 5th June 2016

Sleight Bar

Price: £10/£7 concs
Start time: 20:30
Doors open: 20:15

Bizarre Bath

Deceptively Simple

With Noel Britten & Richard McDougall

Join us for this celebration of 25 years of one of Bath's great comedy institutions - "Bizarre Bath". Noel Britten and award winning magician Richard McDougall take a skewed and humorous look at the world of magic and illusion. Prepare to learn the secrets of deception, laugh at them and then be fooled by them again.

Never has discovering the inner details of deception been so much fun! (Not suitable for under 16's) More info and booking...

Monday 6th June 2016

The Museum of Bath at Work

Price: £8 / £5 concs
Start time: 19:30

Bath University Student Theatre

Good Morning, Bill

PG Wodehouse, Directed by Monica Cox

A farce which will leave your cheeks aching from laughter. Bill is holidaying where he's met an attractive, but common young girl, Lottie. Sensing her charms are diminishing, Lottie has a fit of hysterics and Doctor Sally is called in. From then on numerous complications arise… More info and booking...

Sleight Bar

Price: £10/£7 concs
Start time: 20:30
Doors open: 20:15

Bizarre Bath

Deceptively Simple

With Noel Britten & Richard McDougall

Join us for this celebration of 25 years of one of Bath's great comedy institutions - "Bizarre Bath". Noel Britten and award winning magician Richard McDougall take a skewed and humorous look at the world of magic and illusion. Prepare to learn the secrets of deception, laugh at them and then be fooled by them again.

Never has discovering the inner details of deception been so much fun! (Not suitable for under 16's) More info and booking...

Tuesday 7th June 2016

Friends Meeting House

Price: £8
Start time: 17:30
Doors open: 17:00

By Olly Fry

I, Hooky

a 1hr show.

I HOOKY, an hour long two men Frantic and darkly comic quest between Olly Fry and the maniacal mad creation of J.M. Barrie's. Captain James Hook.
Our mission, to remember the point where we leave behind childhood forever.
Contains strong language, awfully acted death scenes and a disgustingly cute ending.

Extra info: Does contain strong language.

More info and booking...

Sleight Bar

Price: £10/£7 concs
Start time: 20:30
Doors open: 20:15

Bizarre Bath

Deceptively Simple

With Noel Britten & Richard McDougall

Join us for this celebration of 25 years of one of Bath's great comedy institutions - "Bizarre Bath". Noel Britten and award winning magician Richard McDougall take a skewed and humorous look at the world of magic and illusion. Prepare to learn the secrets of deception, laugh at them and then be fooled by them again.

Never has discovering the inner details of deception been so much fun! (Not suitable for under 16's) More info and booking...

Wednesday 8th June 2016

Friends Meeting House

Price: £8
Start time: 17:30
Doors open: 17:00

By Olly Fry

I, Hooky

a 1hr show.

I HOOKY, an hour long two men Frantic and darkly comic quest between Olly Fry and the maniacal mad creation of J.M. Barrie's. Captain James Hook.
Our mission, to remember the point where we leave behind childhood forever.
Contains strong language, awfully acted death scenes and a disgustingly cute ending.

Extra info: Does contain strong language

More info and booking...

Burdall's Yard

Price: £3; £5; £7
Start time: 18:00

Spontaneous Theatre Company presents

Hippocrite

with Lindsey Garwood and Nathan Keates

This two-headed hippopotamus is a playful animal that clowns around, opposing and agreeing with itself in altering moods. Hippos are beautiful, yet deadly creatures, coming from a need for self-defense, like humans. This isn't the only reason either are aggressive. Our two-headed hippo is a hypocrite. More info and booking...

Club XL - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Bath Comedy @ Bath Fringe

Bill Smarme & The Bizness plus Special Guests - Bill Smarme Comes Strictly Dancing

Foxtrot Tango! Foxtrot Tango!.....Bill Smarme hosts a cheeky evening of dance inspired Musical Cabaret.
A riotous fandango of hip hop, flip flop, lindy hop and new fangled tangos performed by Bill, his swinging band The Bizness and Special Guests. Watch Bill put his left leg in and shake it all about for a truly terpsichoreal experience.
Sold out last year so book early to ensure disappointment. More info and booking...

Sleight Bar

Price: £10/£7 concs
Start time: 20:30
Doors open: 20:15

Bizarre Bath

Deceptively Simple

With Noel Britten & Richard McDougall

Join us for this celebration of 25 years of one of Bath's great comedy institutions - "Bizarre Bath". Noel Britten and award winning magician Richard McDougall take a skewed and humorous look at the world of magic and illusion. Prepare to learn the secrets of deception, laugh at them and then be fooled by them again.

Never has discovering the inner details of deception been so much fun! (Not suitable for under 16's) More info and booking...

Thursday 9th June 2016

Burdall's Yard

Price: £3; £5; £7
Start time: 20:00

Spontaneous Theatre Company presents

Hippocrite

with Lindsey Garwood and Nathan Keates

This two-headed hippopotamus is a playful animal that clowns around, opposing and agreeing with itself in altering moods. Hippos are beautiful, yet deadly creatures, coming from a need for self-defense, like humans. This isn't the only reason either are aggressive. Our two-headed hippo is a hypocrite. More info and booking...

The Museum of Bath at Work

Price: £5
Start time: 20:00

Sylvia Hunt

Dog Show

Coiffed and teased to perfection, clipped and trimmed in all the right
places Sylvia Hunt's Dog Show is a fabulous 60 minutes of canine high jinks & biscuit slobbering joy. . Humorous, hilarious and painfully poignant this show explores the complex, co-dependant relationship we share with our canine companions. "an absolute gem of a show" Theatre Bath

More info and booking...

Widcombe Social Club

Price: £10/£8 concs (NUS, unwaged, Friends of the Festival)
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Widcombe Nights Comedy Special

Starring: Nick Doody, Aideen McQueen, Bilal Zafar, Philip Cooper

Bath Comedy presents an evening of great stand-up comedy in Widcombe's new fantastic venue. Starring Nick Doody, Aideen McQueen, Bilal Zafar and Philip Cooper.
"All hail Nick Doody...pure comedy gold" ***** Metro More info and booking...

Friday 10th June 2016

Rondo Theatre

Price: £14 full price £12 concession
Start time: 19:30
Doors open: 19:00

Hambledon Productions with the kind support of The Tommy Estate and Vicky Cooper presents

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show

The Smash Hit West End Tribute Show

Tommy Cooper, with his impeccable timing, misfiring magic, and quick-fire gags was an international star.
"JLT!" is touring nationwide after sell-out success in the West End. Featuring John Hewer giving "a perfect illusion of time travel" as the man in the fez, this is the perfect celebration of Britain's favourite comedian. More info and booking...

The Museum of Bath at Work

Price: £5
Start time: 20:00

Sylvia Hunt

Dog Show

Coiffed and teased to perfection, clipped and trimmed in all the right
places Sylvia Hunt's Dog Show is a fabulous 60 minutes of canine high jinks & biscuit slobbering joy. . Humorous, hilarious and painfully poignant this show explores the complex, co-dependant relationship we share with our canine companions. "an absolute gem of a show" Theatre Bath

More info and booking...

Natural Theatre Studio

Price: £8
Start time: 20:00

Modest Geniuses

Dying to Please You

We have devised this mortally funny piece of theatre exploring the comedy behind death, dying and grief. Through music, dance and physical theatre we hope to interpret the world of death and dying as gentle and ridiculous. This project is an exploration into the question: Can we laugh in the face of death? More info and booking...

Saturday 11th June 2016

The Bell - Love Lounge (Back bar)

Price: Free
Start time: 16:00

The Oxymoron

The Oxymoron

The Oxymoron on line alternative comedy club live!

The Oxymoron on line alternative comedy club, found as a group on Facebook. Emerges from cyberspace to present a live comedy show, featuring members of the club and guests.
This show will be streamed live via The Bell,Bath UK. Donation on the door
The word on the street (or, rather, the pub garden) is that there are still some slots but they're filling up fast! More info and booking...

The Museum of Bath at Work

Price: £5
Start time: 20:00

Sylvia Hunt

Dog Show

Coiffed and teased to perfection, clipped and trimmed in all the right
places Sylvia Hunt's Dog Show is a fabulous 60 minutes of canine high jinks & biscuit slobbering joy. . Humorous, hilarious and painfully poignant this show explores the complex, co-dependant relationship we share with our canine companions. "an absolute gem of a show" Theatre Bath

More info and booking...

Natural Theatre Studio

Price: £8
Start time: 20:00

Modest Geniuses

Dying to Please You

We have devised this mortally funny piece of theatre exploring the comedy behind death, dying and grief. Through music, dance and physical theatre we hope to interpret the world of death and dying as gentle and ridiculous. This project is an exploration into the question: Can we laugh in the face of death? More info and booking...

Komedia

Price: From £11
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 18:30

Krater Comedy Club

Marcel Lucont, Luke Toulson, Milo McCabe, MC: Sally Anne Hayward

Watch three top stand-ups and enjoy the best comperes in the business, plus eat delicious food served by our Soil Association Gold Standard Award Winning Restaurant. And for the full Saturday Night Out Krater Comedy Club ticket holders gain FREE ENTRY, without a queue to the sell-out club night Motorcity. More info and booking...

Friday 26th May 2017

The Ale House - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre

Krowd Keepers is a weekly magic theatre in Bath presenting some of the top magicians in the world. No Rabbits, Cheese or Top Hats; instead quality magic which engages, astonishes and entertains diverse audiences with great participation. Comedy and magic mixed together at its best.

Extra info: Suggested age limit 10 +

More info and booking...

Saturday 27th May 2017

Rondo Theatre

Price: £10/£8
Start time: 20:00

NOS Three Presents

Blooming Out

with Bianca Bertalot and Maria de Jesus Aguiar

“Blooming Out is a funny and clever non-verbal language clown show - interpreted by two Brazilian women - that embraces the disparate and fascinating themes of the feminine universe, such as fragility, physical transformation, period, maternity, social taboos and love; all this covered in a light, comic and poetic way.”

Extra info: age 12+

More info and booking...

Komedia

Price: £19 (see komedia.co.uk for other ticketing options)
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 18:30

Krater Comedy Club

Watch three top stand-ups and enjoy the comedy stylings of one of the best comperes in the business, plus eat delicious food served by our Soil Association Gold Standard Award winning restaurant.

Extra info: This week’s line–up: Nick Doody // Danny O’Brian // Damian Clark // MC. Andy Robinson

More info and booking...

The Ale House - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre

Krowd Keepers is a weekly magic theatre in Bath presenting some of the top magicians in the world. No Rabbits, Cheese or Top Hats; instead quality magic which engages, astonishes and entertains diverse audiences with great participation. Comedy and magic mixed together at its best.

Extra info: Suggested age limit 10+

More info and booking...

Sunday 28th May 2017

The Bell - Love Lounge (Back bar)

Price: £7
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Bath Comedy presents

Mishka Shubaly

Cult favorite singer/songwriter, who has opened nationally for comedy iconoclast Doug Stanhope and is known as one of Johnny Depp's favourite artists. Gruff-voiced Mishka takes time out of touring dive bars in the USA to play dive bars in the UK... More info and booking...

Monday 29th May 2017

No. 1 Royal Crescent - Outside

Price: Free
Start time: 14:00

Outside! NOW!! - Bath Fringe & Natural Theatre present:

Looking after No.1

Interactive Site-Specific Performance Event

Celebrating the workers that built and served the Royal Crescent.
It’s time to remember those without whom there would be no powder, clean sheets, lice free wigs, full bellies, warming coal or empty bed pans. The Natural Theatre Company and performers from around the SW have been working with Dutch company Directie & Co to produce an immersive treat that will titillate and transfix. Spot them pop up throughout the city as they make their way to the Grand Finale. More info and booking...

The Mission Theatre

Price: £8 / £6 / £4 BSU
Start time: 15:30
Doors open: 15:15

GoodDog BadDog Theatre Company presents

Squeezy Green's Compendium of Games

a theatrical game show

For the first time in Bath, Squeezy Green and Finney Haddock are bringing a host of idiotic games to test you. Everyone plays as they split the audience to battle through a series of challenges for silliness’ sake.
Most suitable for 3+
By theatre makers Gwendolyn Scott and Megan Brooks More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

Price: £8 / £7 Concs
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Molland vs Sullivan

Freedom of Speech

Social barriers will dissipate as Rick Molland and Sully O’Sullivan go head-to-head in an epic stand-up comedy battle about freedom of speech. ‘Hard-hitting, no-holds-barred comedy.’ Edinburgh Evening News.

Extra info: Full disabled access

More info and booking...

Wednesday 31st May 2017

The Old Theatre Royal - Library

Price: £5
Start time: 20:30
Doors open: 19:30

Stephanie Laing

Mad About The Boy

Stephanie Laing’s love life has been a roller coaster ride, if roller coasters involve a lot of awkward sex, self-sabotage and therapy. Come and hear this lovable little weirdo talk about all the boys she’s done stuff with, including some proper wrong-uns.

Please note: There is no disabled access as the Library is on the third floor

Extra info: No disabled access as the Library is on the third floor

More info and booking...

Thursday 1st June 2017

Burdall's Yard

Price: £10 / £8 Concs/ £5 BSU Student
Start time: 18:00

Middle-Weight Theatre Company presents

Remedies - A Ballad of Broken Britain

Written by Matt Roberts Directed by Tom Stabb

Within the four walls of a local pharmacy, two opinionated, strong willed and polarised members of staff witness the ailments and sicknesses of the public, they may be able to administer the medicine, but can they find the remedy for the ills of Britain? More info and booking...

Rondo Theatre

Price: £10
Start time: 19:30
Doors open: 19:20

Super Hamlet 64: Parody DLC

by Edward Day

An ocarina, a ukulele and a thirst for revenge. Lecoq trained Edward Day battles four decades of videogame nostalgia in an explosion of Shakespeare, live music, video projection and 16-bit mayhem. More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal - Library

Price: £5
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Tom Glover & Richard James

Work in Progress

Double header first outing of debut solo shows for these Devon Comedians. Tom Glover is a new father struggling to bring-up a child whilst not being willing to put the Lego down. Richard James tells how his dreams of being an explorer conflict with his main passion of staying indoors.

Extra info: No disabled access as the Library is on the third floor

More info and booking...

Friday 2nd June 2017

Burdall's Yard

Price: £10 / £8 Concs/ £5 BSU Student
Start time: 16:00

Middle-Weight Theatre Company presents

Remedies - A Ballad of Broken Britain

Written by Matt Roberts Directed by Tom Stabb

Within the four walls of a local pharmacy, two opinionated, strong willed and polarised members of staff witness the ailments and sicknesses of the public, they may be able to administer the medicine, but can they find the remedy for the ills of Britain? More info and booking...

Komedia

Price: £14
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 18:30

The Noise Next Door- Uproar!

Witness the astonishing comedy sensation LIVE!
The Noise Next Door are causing a commotion with their fourth nationwide tour – an anarchic evening of side-splitting jokes, jaw-dropping characters, and mind-blowing songs. Join the quickest wits in comedy as they transform audience suggestions into a fantastic, fresh new entertainment experience every single night. More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal - Library

Price: £5
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Tony Basnett

Always Lands On His Feet

Tony Basnett is a young and exciting act, with bundles of energy and enthusiasm. He is a playful and cheeky performer with a childish outlook on anything and everything. He's reached the final of numerous competitions including Comedy Central Student of the year and Beat the Frog World Series.

Extra info: We regret there is no disabled access to this part of the building.

More info and booking...

Rondo Theatre

Price: £10 (£9 concs)
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Mike Scott and David C Johnson's World Premiere

Still Doing It

Full of wit, songs, poetry and banter.
How did talented singer/songwriter Mike Scott, ex pupil of PenPole Point Secondary Modern, and David C Johnson, witty, prize-winning performance poet, ex cadet of the Nautical College Pangbourne, find themselves writing a show and sharing a stage? Their entertaining and original “Still doing it” attempts to answer this question. More info and booking...

The Ale House - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre

Krowd Keepers is a weekly magic theatre in Bath presenting some of the top magicians in the world. No Rabbits, Cheese or Top Hats; instead quality magic which engages, astonishes and entertains diverse audiences with great participation. Comedy and magic mixed together at its best. More info and booking...

Saturday 3rd June 2017

Kingston Parade

Price: Free
Start time: 12:30

Old Spot Theatre Co: Los Perdidos Village Band

Old Spot Theatre Company have worked the circus and street theatre circuit for years, nay decades but will bring something decidedly new to Bedlam Fair this year as part of the New Work Works Scheme
More info and booking...

Kingston Parade

Price: Free
Start time: 12:30

Natural Theatre Company

Bath's very own fabulous street theatre company performing new characters as part of the New Works Work Scheme More info and booking...

Sorry, this event is cancelled

Burdall's Yard

Price: £10 / £8 Concs/ £5 BSU Student
Start time: 18:00
Doors open: 17:50

Frenetic Fox Theatre presents

Appily Ever After

by Paul Lawless

Serenading you with original song, spoken word and just the right amount of desperation, join Paul as he questions your relationship with dating apps - exploring tech-addiction, disillusionment and how far are we prepared to go to be fulfilled.

Extra info: May contain mild swearing and sexual references (non-vulgar)

More info and booking...

Rondo Theatre

Price: £10 / £8 concs
Start time: 20:00

Croon productions present

Spaghetti

IS a Western.

Puppet Theatre Spaghetti Western. A jail break! Two gunslingers ride into town, as a Wild West frontier town made from pianos materialises before your eyes! Tumbleweed, the saloon is humming, a bank job, the bell chimes, the coffin maker is busy, the noose sways in the wind.

Extra info: Contains gun shot effects.

More info and booking...

Green Park Station

Price: Free
Start time: 20:00

Dynamogene - Mr Colbuto

320 kilos de poesie brute'..(Bafflingly translates as something about poetry)
Don’t miss the irresistible and irrepressible Monsieur C, he has come all the way from Nimes in France to meet YOU, the people of Bath. More info and booking...

Komedia

Price: £19 (see komedia.co.uk for other ticketing options)
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 18:30

Krater Comedy Club

Watch three top stand-ups and enjoy the comedy stylings of one of the best comperes in the business, plus eat delicious food served by our Soil Association Gold Standard Award winning restaurant.

Extra info: Dan Nightingale, Alistair Barrie, Mike Gunn, MC Sally Anne Hayward

More info and booking...

The Ale House - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre

Krowd Keepers is a weekly magic theatre in Bath presenting some of the top magicians in the world. No Rabbits, Cheese or Top Hats; instead quality magic which engages, astonishes and entertains diverse audiences with great participation. Comedy and magic mixed together at its best.

Extra info: Suggested Age Limit 10+

More info and booking...

Widcombe Social Club

Price: £15 includes supper
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Amuse Bouche present

Valerie's Birthday Party

with the Boxcats

Valerie has reached a significant age, so her Aunties have secretly planned a fabulous party … and you are all invited! Comedy troupe Amuse Bouche and Boxcats blues band present a birthday party to remember: expect a retro buffet supper, family rows and inappropriate presents. What could possibly go wrong? More info and booking...

Sunday 4th June 2017

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 12:00

Dynamogene - Mr Colbuto

320 kilos de poesie brute'..(Bafflingly translates as something about poetry)
Don’t miss the irresistible and irrepressible Monsieur C, he has come all the way from Nimes in France to meet YOU, the people of Bath. More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 12:30

Old Spot Theatre Co: Los Perdidos Village Band

Old Spot Theatre Company have worked the circus and street theatre circuit for years, nay decades but will bring something decidedly new to Bedlam Fair this year as part of the New Work Works Scheme
More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 12:30

Natural Theatre Company

Bath's very own fabulous street theatre company performing new characters as part of the New Works Work Scheme More info and booking...

Sorry, this event is cancelled

Burdall's Yard

Price: £10 / £8 Concs/ £5 BSU Student
Start time: 18:00
Doors open: 17:50

Frenetic Fox Theatre presents

Appily Ever After

by Paul Lawless

Serenading you with original song, spoken word and just the right amount of desperation, join Paul as he questions your relationship with dating apps - exploring tech-addiction, disillusionment and how far are we prepared to go to be fulfilled.

Extra info: May contain mild swearing and sexual references (non-vulgar)

More info and booking...

The Bath Brewhouse

Price: £4
Start time: 19:00

Students from Bath and Cardiff reluctantly collaborate in

A Fringe Debut

Cardiff and Bath students team up to make you laugh at the Bath Fringe 2017. A mix of stand-up and sketches from the best student comedians in the South-West (because who needs Bristol or Exeter?). More info and booking...

The Mission Theatre

Price: £7 / £5 Concs
Start time: 19:00
Doors open: 18:45

Husband of the Bride

by Luke Graves

A Stand Up Comedy Show about Life, Love and Marriage. Come and watch the “Very funny” and “Immensely likeable” Luke Graves with his “Laid-back & friendly show” and if you don’t like it Luke offers a full... ‘Money Back Guarantee’! More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

Price: £9 / £7.50 Concs
Start time: 19:30
Doors open: 18:30

Simon Currie's 6plus1

Musical Comedy with Virtuosic Musicians

6plus1 is a band of 7 musicians playing New Orleans Jazz, mixing in Funk, Rock and Ska with two Saxophonists doubling woodwind, two trumpets, trombone, tuba and drums. Some of the music is presented with a comic edge, next to virtuosic playing.

Extra info: Full disabled access

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The Old Theatre Royal - Library

Price: £5
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Liam Pickford

Your Love Is A Knackered Bus Stop I Can No Longer Be Arsed To Vandalise

If Stewart Lee and Jack Dee ever had a child together then they would call Liam Pickford son. A unique brand of stand up, mixing cleverly-honed material with unpredictable audience interaction. All this, mixed with a hint of ‘whimsy’ and clever observations whilst delivered in a wonderfully unenthusiastic and grumpy style.

Extra info: No disabled access as the Library is on the third floor

More info and booking...

Monday 5th June 2017

Burdall's Yard

Price: £8 / £6 Concs / £4 BSU
Start time: 18:00

I Am Nincompoop Presents

Wake Up & Deirdrealize

Starring Lucy Harrington

A hilarious, outlandish, character romp, guaranteed to take you on the ride of your life. Hailing from Texas-Tennessee, more magnanimous than Gandhi, sexier than chocolate, hotter than the sun, Deirdre is on a mission to show the world how awesome it is, one person at a time, starting with you. More info and booking...

The Bath Brewhouse

Price: £4
Start time: 19:00

Students from Bath and Cardiff reluctantly collaborate in

A Fringe Debut

Cardiff and Bath students team up to make you laugh at the Bath Fringe 2017. A mix of stand-up and sketches from the best student comedians in the South-West (because who needs Bristol or Exeter?). More info and booking...

Tuesday 6th June 2017

The Old Theatre Royal

Price: £8/ £5 Concs
Start time: 16:00
Doors open: 15:00

Fish Pie! present

Two Parallel Columns

Fresh from their sell-out, Cambridge run of their sketch show “Laugh, Why Don't You?” (4.5*, Varsity), punchy, young comedy troupe Fish Pie! have teamed up with the best of Bath's student comedians to bring you Two Parallel Columns - two days of sketchy silliness at Bath's iconic Old Theatre Royal.

Extra info: Full disabled access

More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

Price: £8/ £5 Concs
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Fish Pie! present

Two Parallel Columns

Fresh from their sell-out, Cambridge run of their sketch show “Laugh, Why Don't You?” (4.5*, Varsity), punchy, young comedy troupe Fish Pie! have teamed up with the best of Bath's student comedians to bring you Two Parallel Columns - two days of sketchy silliness at Bath's iconic Old Theatre Royal.

Extra info: Full disabled access

More info and booking...

Wednesday 7th June 2017

The Old Theatre Royal

Price: £8/ £5 Concs
Start time: 16:00
Doors open: 15:00

Fish Pie! present

Two Parallel Columns

Fresh from their sell-out, Cambridge run of their sketch show “Laugh, Why Don't You?” (4.5*, Varsity), punchy, young comedy troupe Fish Pie! have teamed up with the best of Bath's student comedians to bring you Two Parallel Columns - two days of sketchy silliness at Bath's iconic Old Theatre Royal.

Extra info: Full disabled access

More info and booking...

Burdall's Yard

Price: £8 / £6 Concs / £4 BSU
Start time: 20:00

I Am Nincompoop Presents

Wake Up & Deirdrealize

Starring Lucy Harrington

A hilarious, outlandish, character romp, guaranteed to take you on the ride of your life. Hailing from Texas-Tennessee, more magnanimous than Gandhi, sexier than chocolate, hotter than the sun, Deirdre is on a mission to show the world how awesome it is, one person at a time, starting with you. More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

Price: £8/ £5 Concs
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Fish Pie! present

Two Parallel Columns

Fresh from their sell-out, Cambridge run of their sketch show “Laugh, Why Don't You?” (4.5*, Varsity), punchy, young comedy troupe Fish Pie! have teamed up with the best of Bath's student comedians to bring you Two Parallel Columns - two days of sketchy silliness at Bath's iconic Old Theatre Royal.

Extra info: Full disabled access

More info and booking...

Rondo Theatre

Price: £10 / £8 concs
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Restless Theatre Company presents

Network Tales After Dark

restless

Ever wondered who you are sitting next to on the train? Do overheard conversations make you ponder? As night falls, climb aboard for a madcap journey of passion, loss, and mystery as Anna and Stuart get to grips with the less romantic practicalities of love on the tracks. More info and booking...

Widcombe Social Club

Price: £14
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Bath Comedy presents

Bill Smarme & The Bizness with Dave Lemkin

The Village Hall

The Vicar of Lower Swell introduces some bizarre and frankly quite nutty locals performing in The Village Hall, They will include former cabinet minister the Rt. Hon. Dickie Daventry, who will regale us with tales from the corridors of power and be plugging his memoirs, and special guests Bill Smarme & The Bizness who will be travelling all the way from Twerton to perform their unique comedic take on a farrago of musical genres. More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal - Library

Price: £5
Start time: 20:30
Doors open: 19:30

Lucy Thompson

Shake It Off

Lucy Thompson’s set is a laughter-packed routine mixing clever observations and stories, covering everything from everyday life to her journey as a gay female. Although still a relatively new face on the circuit Lucy has already made a lot of noise picking-up Best Breakthrough Act at The 2016 Midlands Comedy Awards.

Extra info: No disabled access as the Library is on the third floor

More info and booking...

Thursday 8th June 2017

Sorry, this event is cancelled

Burdall's Yard

Price: £8 / £6 Concs / £4 BSU
Start time: 18:00
Doors open: 17:30

Sylvia Hunt Presents

Tease and Preen

supported by Bath Spa Live

Backcombed, behived, then set firmly in place, 1960s hairdressing apprentice Connie discovers a different side to hair and even life at a swinging party on the other side of town… With more sass than Brigitte Bardot’s barnet and a good layering of eccentric comedy, puppetry & a toy poodle, Sylvia Hunt Presents one très chic ensemble! More info and booking...

Widcombe Social Club

Price: £12/£10concs
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Bath Comedy presents

Scott Capurro's Gay Turnaround

Award winning US comedian, actor and writer Scott Capurro, known for his work on several UK TV programmes, including The Wright Stuff, 8 Out of 10 Cats and The Truth About Gay Animals, comes to Bath Fringe. Strap yourselves in, Bath iconoclasts!

"If you thought comics like Ricky Gervais pushed boundaries then nothing will prepare you for Scott Capurro…He is, in my opinion, the bravest and funniest comedian on the circuit" - GQ Magazine
“…the only reaction is to laugh, partly out of discomfort, partly out of the sheer audacity of it all" ***** Chortle More info and booking...

Friday 9th June 2017

The Mission Theatre

Price: £8/ £5 Concs
Start time: 14:00
Doors open: 13:15

Bath University Student Theatre Presents

Tartuffe

by Molière

This hilarious translation of Molière’s Tartuffe, by BBC Radio 4’s Roger McGough brings new life to the classic French farce. Set within the 17th century aristocracy the play tells the tale of Tartuffe, a fraud posing as a priest, who feigns piety to swindle the upper classes out of their wealth. ​ More info and booking...

Sorry, this event is cancelled

Burdall's Yard

Price: £8 / £6 Concs / £4 BSU
Start time: 16:00
Doors open: 15:30

Sylvia Hunt Presents

Tease and Preen

supported by Bath Spa Live

Backcombed, behived, then set firmly in place, 1960s hairdressing apprentice Connie discovers a different side to hair and even life at a swinging party on the other side of town… With more sass than Brigitte Bardot’s barnet and a good layering of eccentric comedy, puppetry & a toy poodle, Sylvia Hunt Presents one très chic ensemble! More info and booking...

The Bell - Love Lounge (Back bar)

Price: £4 / £2 Concs
Start time: 19:00

Tinned Pizza Theatre Presents An Evening Of

New Writing, Stand-Up, And Spoken Word

A student theatre company - comprised of recent graduates and some still studying - present new writing inspired by their day to day lives. Poetry, stand-up comedy, and monologues that will have you laughing, crying, and questioning all at the same time! More info and booking...

The Ale House - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre

Krowd Keepers is a weekly magic theatre in Bath presenting some of the top magicians in the world. No Rabbits, Cheese or Top Hats; instead quality magic which engages, astonishes and entertains diverse audiences with great participation. Comedy and magic mixed together at its best. More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal - Library

Price: £8 /£7 Concs
Start time: 20:30
Doors open: 19:30

Tony Jameson

Football Manager Ruined My Life

Tony Jameson has become one of the UK's hottest comedic talents with his laid back, chatty, observational style. For the past 18 months, Tony has been touring the UK with this sell-out show, including a week-long residency at both Leicester Square Theatre and Museum of Comedy in London.

Extra info: No disabled access as the Library is on the third floor

More info and booking...

Saturday 10th June 2017

The Mission Theatre

Price: £8/ £5 Concs
Start time: 19:30
Doors open: 17:15

Bath University Student Theatre Presents

Tartuffe

by Molière

This hilarious translation of Molière’s Tartuffe, by BBC Radio 4’s Roger McGough brings new life to the classic French farce. Set within the 17th century aristocracy the play tells the tale of Tartuffe, a fraud posing as a priest, who feigns piety to swindle the upper classes out of their wealth. ​ More info and booking...

Komedia

Price: £19 (see komedia.co.uk for other ticketing options)
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 18:30

Krater Comedy Club

Watch three top stand-ups and enjoy the comedy stylings of one of the best comperes in the business, plus eat delicious food served by our Soil Association Gold Standard Award winning restaurant.

Extra info: Scott Capurro, Stuart Mitchell, Prince Abdi, MC Mark Olver

More info and booking...

The Ale House - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre

Krowd Keepers is a weekly magic theatre in Bath presenting some of the top magicians in the world. No Rabbits, Cheese or Top Hats; instead quality magic which engages, astonishes and entertains diverse audiences with great participation. Comedy and magic mixed together at its best.

Extra info: Suggested Age Limit 10+

More info and booking...

Sunday 11th June 2017

The Bell

Price: Free
Start time: 13:00
Doors open: 12:00

Walcot Nation Celebration!

It was 20 years ago today...

Walcot Nation Day festival - run by Bath Fringe, The Bell, and key local traders - was 20 years ago on the Sunday at the end of that year's Fringe. We reckon that's a major excuse for a party. Already confirmed: an afternoon of top local live music, events in the yard, archive film showings of past local misdemeanours, pop-up art, and the unpredictable. See our website and The Bell's for details nearer the time. More info and booking...

The Bell - Love Lounge (Back bar)

Price: please make a donation (£3 suggested, price of a pint)
Start time: 20:00

Comedy & Music

Walcot Street Comedy Collective

featuring Calico Jack

The Fringe of the Fringe gets excited round the back of the pub tonight: a phalanx of performances from the truly alternative edge of the city, featuring:
Onanism - Matt Cranium - The Whistleblowers - Arnold Kuenzler-Byrt --- plus a little bit more.
The night culminates with a show from yer actual Pirates of the Kennet & Avon, Calico Jack More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

Price: £8 / £7 Concs
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Andy Wilky

Just Me

Anyone who has seen ‘Phoenix Nights’, 'That Peter Kay Thing’, 'Mrs Brown’s Boys’, ‘Cold Feet’ and the Ken Loach film 'Looking For Eric’ will instantly recognise Andy Wilky. This ‘Just me’ Tour features anecdotes from his home life laced with surreal tangents, including the welcome appearance of a talking dog.

Extra info: Full disabled access

More info and booking...

Friday 25th May 2018

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Price: £10 / £8 concs
Start time: 19:00
Doors open: 18:50

Back By Popular Demand

The Bath Pub Tour

An Insider's Guide to Bath's Best Boozers

A charming local's guide to the best secret drinking holes in town. A 90-minute witty walkabout through Bath's Drinking History with round after round of fascinating facts delivered in a tongue-in-cheek Pub Quiz format. Come ready with a winning Team Name. Prizes to be won!

Extra info: 30 minutes walking / >75 mins standing

More info and booking...

Saturday 26th May 2018

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Price: £10 / £8 concs
Start time: 19:00
Doors open: 18:50

Back By Popular Demand

The Bath Pub Tour

An Insider's Guide to Bath's Best Boozers

A charming local's guide to the best secret drinking holes in town. A 90-minute witty walkabout through Bath's Drinking History with round after round of fascinating facts delivered in a tongue-in-cheek Pub Quiz format. Come ready with a winning Team Name. Prizes to be won!

Extra info: 30 minutes walking / >75 minutes standing.

More info and booking...

Sunday 27th May 2018

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: £12 / £10 concs
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

The Rattle'n'Roll Players present

The Rise and Fall of King Donald the 1/5th

by Gabriel Chanan

A rich, aggressive merchant aims to seize Egoland from dying King Omba. He makes a risky pact with three witches - but they have their own subversive ideas. Who can save the world from his destructive impulses? Humour, pathos and Shakespearean echoes jostle in this hilarious take on contemporary politics More info and booking...

Tuesday 29th May 2018

The Old Theatre Royal

Price: £5
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Comedienne-ess

Sally-Anne Hayward

A familiar face as one of the regular hosts of Krater Comedy at Komedia, Sally-Anne is taking time off from supporting Sarah Millican to bring her us her own show.
59 minutes of jokes from a female/woman unafraid of embracing her bitchier side.
“Warm and very funny” Sarah Millican. More info and booking...

Wednesday 30th May 2018

St James Wine Vaults - Upstairs (gallery room)

Price: £5 / £7 concs
Start time: 19:00
Doors open: 18:45

Daniel John Smith in

Big Dumb Cats

Two word texts, a nameless cat, blood where it shouldn't be and a fashion show to die for. We're shaped both by our experiences and how we get through them. Come share in some stories that have made Daniel John Smith the human he now appears to be.

Extra info: R18, Sexual themes, bad language

More info and booking...

Thursday 31st May 2018

FAB 1, 94 Walcot Street

Price: Pay What You Can
Start time: 12:00

Kilter Theatre & University of Bath present

The Cubicle

A theatrical space to ponder & play with cutting-edge research on body image.

Activities of every shape & size! Guest speakers celebrating the amazing body you already have! Workshops for singing, stretching, dancing, laughing... but not changing a thing! Developed in collaboration with University of Bath Psychology Researchers, The Cubicle will have you head over heels with your hiccups & hairy armpits.
Open 12 noon to 10pm

Extra info: Details at kiltertheatre.org

More info and booking...

Friday 1st June 2018

FAB 1, 94 Walcot Street

Price: Pay What You Can
Start time: 12:00

Kilter Theatre & University of Bath present

The Cubicle

A theatrical space to ponder & play with cutting-edge research on body image.

Activities of every shape & size! Guest speakers celebrating the amazing body you already have! Workshops for singing, stretching, dancing, laughing... but not changing a thing! Developed in collaboration with University of Bath Psychology Researchers, The Cubicle will have you head over heels with your hiccups & hairy armpits.
Open 12 noon to 10pm

Extra info: Details at kiltertheatre.org

More info and booking...

St James Wine Vaults - Upstairs (gallery room)

Price: £5 / £7 concs
Start time: 19:00
Doors open: 18:45

Daniel John Smith in

Big Dumb Cats

Two word texts, a nameless cat, blood where it shouldn't be and a fashion show to die for. We're shaped both by our experiences and how we get through them. Come share in some stories that have made Daniel John Smith the human he now appears to be.

Extra info: R18, Sexual themes, bad language

More info and booking...

Saturday 2nd June 2018

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

Price: £8 / £6 concs
Start time: 10:00
Doors open: 09:45

Howard-Vick Productions presents

The Stationmaster

A new family musical by Gabriel Vick

Wesley is a 10 year old boy who loves trains and spends too much time at Swindon station for his parents liking. But on this day of the launch of the new intercity express train, Wesley finds himself in charge of the entire station! More info and booking...

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

Price: £10 / £8
Start time: 11:30
Doors open: 11:00

OOOH ARRR Productions presents

Musical Mayhem

All of your favourite musicals in one place.

Let our two dazzling divas take you directly to the West End. It is here where they will serenade you with a feel-good hour of toe-tapping tunes and the ballads that are sure to hit home. They will take you through the A-Z of Musical theatre to ensure you do have the time of your life. Dance and sing along to all of your favourite show tunes for 60 minutes of pure entertainment! More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair in Radstock

Price: Free
Start time: 11:45

Sarah Slater Presents

Ralph La Wong

Ralph is a parody of traditional music hall entertainment, attempting world record breaking plate spinning….without plates…. More info and booking...

Radstock town centre

Price: Free
Start time: 12:00

Bedlam Saturday in Somer Valley

Somer Valley Arts Family Day

featuring Outside! NOW!! More info and booking...

FAB 1, 94 Walcot Street

Price: Pay What You Can
Start time: 12:00

Kilter Theatre & University of Bath present

The Cubicle

A theatrical space to ponder & play with cutting-edge research on body image.

Activities of every shape & size! Guest speakers celebrating the amazing body you already have! Workshops for singing, stretching, dancing, laughing... but not changing a thing! Developed in collaboration with University of Bath Psychology Researchers, The Cubicle will have you head over heels with your hiccups & hairy armpits.
Open 12 noon to 10pm

Extra info: Details at kiltertheatre.org

More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair in Radstock

Price: Free
Start time: 13:00

Sarah Slater Presents

Ralph La Wong

Ralph is a parody of traditional music hall entertainment, attempting world record breaking plate spinning….without plates…. More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair in Radstock

Price: Free
Start time: 13:30

Phil Young Presents

Philentertains

He fell in love with her in the deep sea, but can he fathom how to win her love or will she think him too shallow? An aquatic love story. More info and booking...

Sorry, this event is cancelled

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: Children £5 / Adults £10
Start time: 14:00

NOSThree presents

Friendly Ever After

with Maria de Jesus Rocha and Bianca Bertalot

A lovely story of two young clowns trying to find true friendship. When fate unites them, they realise that cultivating a new friendship is not an easy job. They discover together the beauty of friendship and the need to respect, help and understand one's friend. More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair in Radstock

Price: Free
Start time: 15:30

Phil Young Presents

Philentertains

He fell in love with her in the deep sea, but can he fathom how to win her love or will she think him too shallow? An aquatic love story. More info and booking...

Sorry, this event is cancelled

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: Children £5 / Adults £10
Start time: 16:00

NOSThree presents

Friendly Ever After

with Maria de Jesus Rocha and Bianca Bertalot

A lovely story of two young clowns trying to find true friendship. When fate unites them, they realise that cultivating a new friendship is not an easy job. They discover together the beauty of friendship and the need to respect, help and understand one's friend. More info and booking...

Green Park Station

Price: Free
Start time: 18:30
Doors open: 18:00

Festival of Nature presents

Pop up Wildlife Party

Festival of Nature - After dark! This takeover of Green Park Station will find performers, artists and new technologies joining forces with conservation organisations to create an evening of wildlife surprises! More info and booking...

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

Price: £6 / £4 concs
Start time: 18:30
Doors open: 18:25

Derekk Ross in...

Autolycus! (on the bus!)

A unique hybrid of comic live performance and dramatic film screening

Shakespeare's lovable comic rogue from 'The Winter's Tale'.
Live on the Theatre Bath Bus, Autolycus teases the audience with street patter, introducing short film 'Susurrar es nada/Whispering is Nothing' -also based on the play. Derekk Ross plays Autolycus (and jealous Leontes in the film, with Samuel de la Torre as Camillo). Two 20-minute performances at 6.30pm and 7pm. More info and booking...

St James Wine Vaults - Upstairs (gallery room)

Price: £5 / £7 concs
Start time: 19:00
Doors open: 18:45

Daniel John Smith in

Big Dumb Cats

Two word texts, a nameless cat, blood where it shouldn't be and a fashion show to die for. We're shaped both by our experiences and how we get through them. Come share in some stories that have made Daniel John Smith the human he now appears to be.

Extra info: R18, Sexual themes, bad language

More info and booking...

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

Price: £6 / £4 concs
Start time: 19:00
Doors open: 18:55

Derekk Ross in...

Autolycus! (on the bus!)

A unique hybrid of comic live performance and dramatic film screening

Shakespeare's lovable comic rogue from 'The Winter's Tale'.
Live on the Theatre Bath Bus, Autolycus teases the audience with street patter, introducing short film 'Susurrar es nada/Whispering is Nothing' -also based on the play. Derekk Ross plays Autolycus (and jealous Leontes in the film, with Samuel de la Torre as Camillo). Two 20-minute performances at 6.30pm and 7pm. More info and booking...

Sorry, this event is cancelled

Rondo Theatre

Price: £12 / £10 concs
Start time: 20:00

Amy Tobias in

The Quantum Physics of My Heart

A comedy science lecture about growing up in the '90s

If Amy's dad is a kick-ass scientist then she can be one too, right? Isn't that probability, or logic, or something? Amy invites you to her comedy science lecture about growing up in the '90s. With the help of some complex scientific theories (not really), Amy grapples with the teenage experiences that shaped her. More info and booking...

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

Price: £8
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:55

Positive Poetry Presents

Twenty Something

Created & performed by Janey McLeod

A colourful, comical & emotive explosion of spoken word poetry. Painting a picture of why daring to hope can powerfully ignite every aspect of life. More info and booking...

The Barley Mow

Price: £3 adv / £4 door
Start time: 21:00
Doors open: 20:00

Foxy Music presents

The Idle Playthings Comedy Show

This Fringe comedy special at The Barley Mow is full of laughs, giggles and so much more.... Comprising of sketches, stand-up and improvisation this alt-comedy trio are sure to have you laughing for the rest of the festival! More info and booking...

Sunday 3rd June 2018

FAB 1, 94 Walcot Street

Price: Pay What You Can
Start time: 12:00

Kilter Theatre & University of Bath present

The Cubicle

A theatrical space to ponder & play with cutting-edge research on body image.

Activities of every shape & size! Guest speakers celebrating the amazing body you already have! Workshops for singing, stretching, dancing, laughing... but not changing a thing! Developed in collaboration with University of Bath Psychology Researchers, The Cubicle will have you head over heels with your hiccups & hairy armpits.
Open 12 noon to 10pm

Extra info: Details at kiltertheatre.org

More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair: Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 12:30

Phil Young Presents

Philentertains

He fell in love with her in the deep sea, but can he fathom how to win her love or will she think him too shallow? An aquatic love story. More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair: Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 13:00

Sarah Slater Presents

Ralph La Wong

Ralph is a parody of traditional music hall entertainment, attempting world record breaking plate spinning….without plates…. More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair: Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 13:00

Sylvia Hunt Presents:

'Cocktails and dog tails' and 'Billy Bubbles bath time'

A woozy mix of puppetry and physical comedy as bright young thing Lady Poirot and pampered pouch Billy Bubbles tussle in the battle between owner and pet in these two new sketches.
More info and booking...

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: £9
Start time: 13:00
Doors open: 12:40

OOOH ARRR Productions presents

Murdery Mystery on the SS Great Britain

Written by Jack Turner

The year is 2018 and The SS Great Britain is about to embark upon a new journey. However, as soon as the ship departs there is something untoward. Five high profile guests are aboard this ship, however one of them goes mysteriously missing. It is up to YOU to solve the mystery. More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair: Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 14:15

Sylvia Hunt Presents:

'Cocktails and dog tails' and 'Billy Bubbles bath time'

A woozy mix of puppetry and physical comedy as bright young thing Lady Poirot and pampered pouch Billy Bubbles tussle in the battle between owner and pet in these two new sketches.
More info and booking...

Sorry, this event is cancelled

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: Children £5 / Adults £10
Start time: 16:00

NOSThree presents

Friendly Ever After

with Maria de Jesus Rocha and Bianca Bertalot

A lovely story of two young clowns trying to find true friendship. When fate unites them, they realise that cultivating a new friendship is not an easy job. They discover together the beauty of friendship and the need to respect, help and understand one's friend. More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair: Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 16:00

Sarah Slater Presents

Ralph La Wong

Ralph is a parody of traditional music hall entertainment, attempting world record breaking plate spinning….without plates…. More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair: Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 16:00

Sylvia Hunt Presents:

'Cocktails and dog tails' and 'Billy Bubbles bath time'

A woozy mix of puppetry and physical comedy as bright young thing Lady Poirot and pampered pouch Billy Bubbles tussle in the battle between owner and pet in these two new sketches.
More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair: Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 17:00

Phil Young Presents

Philentertains

He fell in love with her in the deep sea, but can he fathom how to win her love or will she think him too shallow? An aquatic love story. More info and booking...

Bedlam Fair: Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 17:15

Sylvia Hunt Presents:

'Cocktails and dog tails' and 'Billy Bubbles bath time'

A woozy mix of puppetry and physical comedy as bright young thing Lady Poirot and pampered pouch Billy Bubbles tussle in the battle between owner and pet in these two new sketches.
More info and booking...

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

Price: £8 / £6 concs
Start time: 20:00

Old Bag Theatre Company supports

The Big Oh!

sex ed on the back of the bus

School's out. Professional sex ed. escapes the classroom and gets on the bus for a lesson you'll not forget. Can 'blue ball' kill you? How much stuff actually comes out? How DO you have sex in a wheelchair? What IS non-binary?? Bring your smartphone to get involved.

Extra info: some adult content

More info and booking...

Monday 4th June 2018

St James Wine Vaults - Downstairs

Price: £8 Adults / £6 concs
Start time: 17:15
Doors open: 17:00

Slackjaw Theatre Presents

Smile, You're On Camera

At what point do measures taken for our own safety intrude on the freedoms we take for granted?
A fragmented, episodic two-hander following the interrogation of a woman who has been arrested for wearing inappropriate clothing while running. 'Smile' is an absurd, darkly comic exploration of the rules that govern our daily lives. Suitable Age 15+

Extra info: Flashing lights

More info and booking...

Tuesday 5th June 2018

St James Wine Vaults - Downstairs

Price: £8 Adults / £6 concs
Start time: 17:15
Doors open: 17:00

Slackjaw Theatre Presents

Smile, You're On Camera

At what point do measures taken for our own safety intrude on the freedoms we take for granted?
A fragmented, episodic two-hander following the interrogation of a woman who has been arrested for wearing inappropriate clothing while running. 'Smile' is an absurd, darkly comic exploration of the rules that govern our daily lives. Suitable Age 15+

Extra info: Flashing lights

More info and booking...

Wednesday 6th June 2018

St James Wine Vaults - Downstairs

Price: £8 Adults / £6 concs
Start time: 17:15
Doors open: 17:00

Slackjaw Theatre Presents

Smile, You're On Camera

At what point do measures taken for our own safety intrude on the freedoms we take for granted?
A fragmented, episodic two-hander following the interrogation of a woman who has been arrested for wearing inappropriate clothing while running. 'Smile' is an absurd, darkly comic exploration of the rules that govern our daily lives. Suitable Age 15+

Extra info: Flashing Lights

More info and booking...

Thursday 7th June 2018

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: £8
Start time: 19:00
Doors open: 18:45

Scotland!

The Latebloomers

SCOTLAAAAND! A show that takes the audience on a wild ride, full of silliness, songs, stomping and dancing, fishing, hunting, slapping, rowing, freedom and brotherhood! Three "Scots" go forth into the ancient lands of the highlands, overcoming dangers, in search of the spirit of Scotland. More info and booking...

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

Price: £ 10 adv / £12 at the bus stop
Start time: 19:30
Doors open: 19:15

The Beige Brothers Omnibus Company presents :

Bill Smarme : Exposed

With Bill Smarme and The Bizness

It's not easy being an international entertainer and ladies’ man. Hear the warts-and-all story behind Bill's relentless 47-year rise to fame and mis-fortune whilst running the Smarme's Arms, and Smarmerection simultaneously! Climb on board for an intimate evening of comedy, music, repartee-hee, exposes, enlightenment and prizes with Bill and The Bizness, all in the best possible taste. Running time 1 hour.

Extra info: This performance takes place on the Bath Theatre Bus

More info and booking...

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: £5
Start time: 20:30
Doors open: 20:00

CWIPS Presents

Missionary

A Comedy Sketch Show

Making their debut at Bath Fringe is Bath University's resident Comedy society, CWIPS, with a sketch show jam-packed full of their best, tried and tested material. "Missionary" is set to be their best show yet!
"A lovely evening of silliness" - Sean Turner, The Play That Goes Wrong

Extra info: May contain strong language

More info and booking...

Theatre Bath Bus - Brunel Square

Price: £ 10 adv / £12 at the bus stop
Start time: 21:00
Doors open: 20:45

The Beige Brothers Omnibus Company presents :

Bill Smarme : Exposed

With Bill Smarme and The Bizness

It's not easy being an international entertainer and ladies’ man. Hear the warts-and-all story behind Bill's relentless 47-year rise to fame and mis-fortune whilst running the Smarme's Arms, and Smarmerection simultaneously! Climb on board for an intimate evening of comedy, music, repartee-hee, exposes, enlightenment and prizes with Bill and The Bizness, all in the best possible taste. Running time 1 hour.

Extra info: This performance takes place on the Bath Theatre Bus

More info and booking...

Friday 8th June 2018

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: Tickets £8, Concessions (Students & Senior Citizens) £5
Start time: 16:00
Doors open: 15:30

BUST presents

The History Boys

By Alan Bennett

An unruly bunch of bright, funny sixth-formers in pursuit of sex, and a place at university. A maverick English teacher at odds with the shrewd supply teacher. A headmaster obsessed with results. Alan Bennett's pitch-perfect command of character and wit raises questions about education, aspiration, adolescence, role-models, sexuality and truth. More info and booking...

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: £8
Start time: 19:00
Doors open: 18:45

Scotland!

The Latebloomers

SCOTLAAAAND! A show that takes the audience on a wild ride, full of silliness, songs, stomping and dancing, fishing, hunting, slapping, rowing, freedom and brotherhood! Three "Scots" go forth into the ancient lands of the highlands, overcoming dangers, in search of the spirit of Scotland. More info and booking...

Crystal Palace pub - Outside, in Abbey Green

Price: £10 / £8 concs
Start time: 19:00
Doors open: 18:50

Back By Popular Demand

The Bath Pub Tour

An Insider's Guide to Bath's Best Boozers

A charming local's guide to the best secret drinking holes in town. A 90-minute witty walkabout through Bath's Drinking History with round after round of fascinating facts delivered in a tongue-in-cheek Pub Quiz format. Come ready with a winning Team Name. Prizes to be won!

Extra info: includes 30 mins walking / > 75 mins standing

More info and booking...

The Bell - Love Lounge (Back bar)

Price: £3
Start time: 20:30

Bella Cielo

Hosted by Candy Flipp and Joshua Beau Jangles

Are you worried that your weekend isn't camp enough? Then welcome to Walcot's newest queer cabaret night. Tucked away at the Bell Back bar, they're bringing you a night of Comedy, Cabaret and Camaraderie for all to enjoy. Celebrating the local queer community and beyond, our aim is to bring a slice of fantastical, hedonistic fun back to the Bath scene.

Extra info: time not confirmed

More info and booking...

Saturday 9th June 2018

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: £5
Start time: 18:00
Doors open: 17:30

CWIPS Presents

Missionary

A Comedy Sketch Show

Making their debut at Bath Fringe is Bath University's resident Comedy society, CWIPS, with a sketch show jam-packed full of their best, tried and tested material. "Missionary" is set to be their best show yet!
"A lovely evening of silliness" - Sean Turner, The Play That Goes Wrong

Extra info: May contain strong language

More info and booking...

Rondo Theatre

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:45

Sugar Butties presents

Trolley Girls

By Jessica Forrest and Olivia Nicholson

Attention All Shoppers! Ever found oneself staring down the down the stark and soul-less void of the freezer aisle wondering to yourself 'Who am I? How did I get here? Do I really need that reduced vanilla slice?' The Trolley Girls know exactly how you feel. A constant conveyor belt of sparkling musical numbers and side splitting belly laughs. More info and booking...

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: Tickets £8, Concessions (Students & Senior Citizens) £5
Start time: 20:30
Doors open: 20:00

BUST presents

The History Boys

By Alan Bennett

An unruly bunch of bright, funny sixth-formers in pursuit of sex, and a place at university. A maverick English teacher at odds with the shrewd supply teacher. A headmaster obsessed with results. Alan Bennett's pitch-perfect command of character and wit raises questions about education, aspiration, adolescence, role-models, sexuality and truth. More info and booking...

Saturday 25th May 2019

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: £8
Start time: 15:00
Doors open: 14:50

Derekk Ross presents

AUTOLYCUS!

One-man play about one man's quest for freedom.
Derekk Ross's irreverent comedy about Shakespearean character Autolycus in his attempts to escape from the play he's trapped in: a clownish street peddler and trickster who will try to flog you some useless tat and tell you a tale or two... More info and booking...

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: £8
Start time: 16:30
Doors open: 16:20

Derekk Ross presents

AUTOLYCUS!

One-man play about one man's quest for freedom.
Derekk Ross's irreverent comedy about Shakespearean character Autolycus in his attempts to escape from the play he's trapped in: a clownish street peddler and trickster who will try to flog you some useless tat and tell you a tale or two... More info and booking...

The Bell - Back bar

Price: £3 on door
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

The Walcot Street Comedy Club

New material night

The most chaotic comedy club in the South West! Featuring The Herb Albert Sound System plus a host of comedians trying out new material. If you'd like to book a slot, please call Arnie on 07501438879.
More info and booking...

Sunday 26th May 2019

The Mission Theatre - Upstairs theatre

Price: £8
Start time: 18:00

That's Enough Drama presents

Gerard Harris: Attention Seeker

Award-winning storytelling comedy about how to standup - and not be counted

The shy, anxious jokewriter for a top British comedian accidentally crashes into the standup spotlight and decides to stay. Armed with paralysing fear, blind panic and jokes the comedian didn't buy, he sets out to prove just who's REALLY the talented one, and the rest, as they say, is history.

"Very funny, reminiscent of Woody Allen in his early-60s stand-up years" - Pioneer Press, Minneapolis
***** Edmonton Journal

Best Comedian: Buxton
Best Solo Show: Nelson
Best of Fest: Ottawa
Best Comedy: Dunedin
More info and booking...

Monday 27th May 2019

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: £8
Start time: 18:00
Doors open: 17:50

Derekk Ross presents

AUTOLYCUS!

One-man play about one man's quest for freedom.
Derekk Ross's irreverent comedy about Shakespearean character Autolycus in his attempts to escape from the play he's trapped in: a clownish street peddler and trickster who will try to flog you some useless tat and tell you a tale or two... More info and booking...

Tuesday 28th May 2019

The Old Theatre Royal - Library

Price: £5
Start time: 19:00
Doors open: 18:30

The Improlectuals

Richard Baldwin & Robert Lane

An improv 'super-group' of some of the Midlands' finest. They create completely new comedy sketches on the spot, based entirely on audience suggestions. Performances always feature Richard Baldwin and Robert Lane plus a rotating cast of talented improvisers. More info and booking...

Widcombe Social Club

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00

David Crowe: Boundaries

A tale of humiliation and bliss

David Crowe is an American stand-up comedian. His delivery is a hybrid of jokes and long form story telling which has drawn comparisons to the likes of Billy Connolly and Robin Williams. He has won the Seattle and San Francisco Comedy Competitions and his comedy specials have appeared on Showtime, Comedy Central and most recently Dry Bar. Oh, and his mother is from Scunthorpe. More info and booking...

Wednesday 29th May 2019

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: £8
Start time: 19:00
Doors open: 18:50

Derekk Ross presents

AUTOLYCUS!

One-man play about one man's quest for freedom.
Derekk Ross's irreverent comedy about Shakespearean character Autolycus in his attempts to escape from the play he's trapped in: a clownish street peddler and trickster who will try to flog you some useless tat and tell you a tale or two... More info and booking...

Thursday 30th May 2019

Rondo Theatre

Price: £14
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Peter Searles: Hey Gringo - A Chile Christmas

British actor and writer Peter Searles, a veteran of stage, screen, and BBC television and radio, gives an intensely dramatic and frequently hilarious account of his journey from the scorching wastes of the Atacama Desert in northern Chile to the shantytowns and smog-laden cities of the south, to a world of forests, lakes, and volcanoes. More info and booking...

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: £5.00 + booking fee
Start time: 20:30
Doors open: 20:15

Bristol Shakespeare Festival presents

Hamlet: the Musical

by Rachel Waterhouse

Experience Shakespeare's most famous play in its purest, most ridiculous form! The timeless tale of Hamlet is retold with cheeky irreverence and boundless energy through genius rewrites of modern hits - including classics by Queen, Britney Spears, ABBA, Kanye West, Frank Sinatra, Kanye West, and Elvis Presley! More info and booking...

Friday 31st May 2019

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: £5.00 + booking fee
Start time: 18:30
Doors open: 18:15

Bristol Shakespeare Festival presents

Hamlet: the Musical

by Rachel Waterhouse

Experience Shakespeare's most famous play in its purest, most ridiculous form! The timeless tale of Hamlet is retold with cheeky irreverence and boundless energy through genius rewrites of modern hits - including classics by Queen, Britney Spears, ABBA, Kanye West, Frank Sinatra, Kanye West, and Elvis Presley! More info and booking...

Komedia

Price: £20.00 / £13.00 concs, Students (Balcony): £9.00, Meal Deal: £30.50, Meal Deal Plus: £41.00
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 18:30

The Ministry Of Burlesque: Cabaret

Fusing the wild, weird and witty traditions of circus, cabaret and burlesque, The Ministry of Burlesque’s Cabaret unfolds as a bold and daring, ever evolving new-variety experience. Enjoy a myriad of musical comedy masters, provocative prima donnas, enigmatic exotic dancers and astonishing feats of human grace – all balanced on a contemporary knife edge. 18+ More info and booking...

The Bell - Back bar

Price: £3 suggested donation on door
Start time: 20:30
Doors open: 20:00

1st Birthday Bash

Bella Cielo

It’s Bella Cielo’s Birthday!! Are you ready for the queerest 1st Birthday in Bath?
We’re back bringing Walcot Street another night full of LGBTQ+ celebration. They’ve got music, comedy, burlesque, drag and much more - hosted as always by Bath’s premier Drag Couple, Candy Flipp & Joshua Beau Jangles.

More info and booking...

Saturday 1st June 2019

Brunel Square

Price: Free
Start time: 13:00

Bedlam Fair

Circle of Two

The Chimney Sweeps: A Family Business

Bringing back the charms of the Victorian era in a silent show with an original score, dazzling acrobatics, juggling, humour and a full load of charm.

More info and booking...

SouthGate

Price: Free
Start time: 13:30

Bedlam Fair

Sylvia Hunt

Billy Bubbles

She’s a flapper fashionista with a fluff ball to match, but this dog’s no handbag! The daily battle of being a pampered pooch is hard work for a small dog but Billy Bubbles hates bath time like nothing else. More info and booking...

Brunel Square

Price: Free
Start time: 14:00

Bedlam Fair

Jon Hicks

Kickmouse

Gently eccentric, earnestly funny, unspoken, physical & prop based comedy.
Games, challenges, illusions, dancing, magic, contraptions, audience participation
& an obsession with eggs.

More info and booking...

SouthGate

Price: Free
Start time: 14:00

Bedlam Fair

Rost Productions

Pockets of Resistance

Meet these thoroughly forward thinking ladies, who will enlighten and inform you whilst lovingly sewing a pocket of your choice onto your garment while you wait.

More info and booking...

Brunel Square

Price: Free
Start time: 14:30

Bedlam Fair

Bongo Bolero

Dick Danger - Dad Dancer

Witness the worlds loudest juggling routine and marvel as Dick Danger attempts to ascend the chair stack of insanity to balance on his hands high above the ground. More info and booking...

SouthGate

Price: Free
Start time: 14:30

Bedlam Fair

Curious Company

The Disco Litter Queens

The Disco Litter Queens love tidying up and disco music so what could be more groovy than to put the two together. If you bump into them in town, join in and Let’s Pick it Up More info and booking...

Brunel Square

Price: Free
Start time: 15:00

Bedlam Fair

John Teasdale

Raw entertainment from the gravity of the situation – a street juggling show to provide laughter and amazement in all who pass by More info and booking...

Brunel Square

Price: Free
Start time: 15:30

Bedlam Fair

Rost Productions

Pockets of Resistance

Meet these thoroughly forward thinking ladies, who will enlighten and inform you whilst lovingly sewing a pocket of your choice onto your garment while you wait.

More info and booking...

Brunel Square

Price: Free
Start time: 16:00

Bedlam Fair

Circle of Two

The Chimney Sweeps: A Family Business

Bringing back the charms of the Victorian era in a silent show with an original score, dazzling acrobatics, juggling, humour and a full load of charm.

More info and booking...

SouthGate

Price: Free
Start time: 16:00

Bedlam Fair

Jon Hicks

Kickmouse

Gently eccentric, earnestly funny, unspoken, physical & prop based comedy.
Games, challenges, illusions, dancing, magic, contraptions, audience participation
& an obsession with eggs.

More info and booking...

Brunel Square

Price: Free
Start time: 16:30

Bedlam Fair

Bongo Bolero

Dick Danger - Dad Dancer

Witness the worlds loudest juggling routine and marvel as Dick Danger attempts to ascend the chair stack of insanity to balance on his hands high above the ground. More info and booking...

SouthGate

Price: Free
Start time: 16:30

Bedlam Fair

Curious Company

The Disco Litter Queens

The Disco Litter Queens love tidying up and disco music so what could be more groovy than to put the two together. If you bump into them in town, join in and Let’s Pick it Up More info and booking...

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: £5.00 + booking fee
Start time: 16:30
Doors open: 16:15

Bristol Shakespeare Festival presents

Hamlet: the Musical

by Rachel Waterhouse

Experience Shakespeare's most famous play in its purest, most ridiculous form! The timeless tale of Hamlet is retold with cheeky irreverence and boundless energy through genius rewrites of modern hits - including classics by Queen, Britney Spears, ABBA, Kanye West, Frank Sinatra, Kanye West, and Elvis Presley! More info and booking...

Winsley Village Hall

Price: £8 in adv / £10 on door
Start time: 19:30
Doors open: 19:00

The Hot Potato Syncopators

Live at the Village Hall, Winsley

An evening of insane lunacy and cacophonous jazz performed by the West Country’s most esteemed and ridiculous marzipans of tea time jazz and biscuits.
A joyous and celebratory evening of music, comedy, dance, silly noises, a giant paper plane fight and a lovely cup of tea.
Bring your own gin. Alternatively tea and biscuits will be served.
More info and booking...

Komedia

Price: 20.00 / £13.00 concs, Students (Balcony): £9.00, Meal Deal: £30.50, Meal Deal Plus: £41.00
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 18:30

Krater Comedy Club

Discover the best in live comedy, featuring three top stand-ups and one of the best comperes in the business! Get the most from your Saturday night out and stay for FREE for club Motorcity straight after the comedy show! Pre-show dining is available at the venue, advanced booking highly recommended. More info and booking...

Sorry, this event is cancelled

Rondo Theatre

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Brainfruit presents

Bear North

Northern Exposure meets The Singing Ringing Tree

Absurd & funny with a dancing wolf, buffalo & grizzly. "Songs of lakes, firesides and bears. An impossible odyssey" Highly Recommended - Fringereview “The tables were turned and it was me who danced to Bear North’s tune”  **** FringeGuru. From the company who won ‘Best Ensemble’ @ Wellington Fringe 2017 More info and booking...

St James Wine Vaults - Downstairs

Price: Free
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Klaus White & Chortle award winner Ben Robson in

The Daft

With MC Darren Lerigo & Other Alternative Comics

The Daft are a revolving group of comics who tour the country bringing their own brand of silly comedy to those who want to laugh. If you need a break from being serious, come and join The Daft for an hour. With Klaus White, 3rd in Bath New Act Competition 2018. More comics to be announced. More info and booking...

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: £5.00 + booking fee
Start time: 20:30
Doors open: 20:15

Bristol Shakespeare Festival presents

Hamlet: the Musical

by Rachel Waterhouse

Experience Shakespeare's most famous play in its purest, most ridiculous form! The timeless tale of Hamlet is retold with cheeky irreverence and boundless energy through genius rewrites of modern hits - including classics by Queen, Britney Spears, ABBA, Kanye West, Frank Sinatra, Kanye West, and Elvis Presley! More info and booking...

Sunday 2nd June 2019

Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 12:00

Bedlam Fair

Safetycatch Theatre

Doctor! Doctor!!

An Ambulance. A Medical Team. A Farcical Epic – Mid Epidemic. The satirical slapstick medical roadshow – part DIY surgery demonstration gone wrong, part old time travelling medicine show. A farcical love triangle in a clapped out ambulance in the middle of an epidemic. This accidental emergency medical team is the front line of the NHS, forming SOS Squad – in an effort to stop the spread of the infection they are calling The Malady. Symptoms are many and varied. You are probably contaminated. Do not be alarmed. Possibly the last Doctor, Nurse and
Paramedic left standing desperately trying to treat the waiting room full of audience before it’s too late. SOS Squad are here to help.


More info and booking...

Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 12:00

Bedlam Fair

Mufti Games

One Kid and their Dog

Sheep are on the loose! Only the shepherds and their hapless sheepdog Patch can prevent certain chaos. The street becomes our playing field and street furniture our obstacle course in this physical, cooperative game for younger children and their families. More info and booking...

Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 12:30

Bedlam Fair

Street to the Point

We're pleased to welcome our regular visitors from Eastleigh’s The Point Youth Theatre Group, who are bringing four new pieces of street theatre to Bedlam Sunday:

The Experts, The Band, Fab News and Woodland Wisdom.

Extra info: This is a roaming performance.

More info and booking...

Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 13:00

Bedlam Fair

Curious Company

The Disco Litter Queens

The Disco Litter Queens love tidying up and disco music so what could be more groovy than to put the two together. If you bump into them in town, join in and Let’s Pick it Up More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 13:00

Bedlam Fair

Circle of Two

The Chimney Sweeps: A Family Business

Bringing back the charms of the Victorian era in a silent show with an original score, dazzling acrobatics, juggling, humour and a full load of charm.

More info and booking...

Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 13:30

Bedlam Fair

John Teasdale

Raw entertainment from the gravity of the situation – a street juggling show to provide laughter and amazement in all who pass by More info and booking...

Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 13:30

Bedlam Fair

Sylvia Hunt

Billy Bubbles

She’s a flapper fashionista with a fluff ball to match, but this dog’s no handbag! The daily battle of being a pampered pooch is hard work for a small dog but Billy Bubbles hates bath time like nothing else. More info and booking...

Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 13:30

Bedlam Fair

Rost Productions

Pockets of Resistance

Meet these thoroughly forward thinking ladies, who will enlighten and inform you whilst lovingly sewing a pocket of your choice onto your garment while you wait.

More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 13:30

Bedlam Fair

Jon Hicks

Kickmouse

Gently eccentric, earnestly funny, unspoken, physical & prop based comedy.
Games, challenges, illusions, dancing, magic, contraptions, audience participation
& an obsession with eggs.

More info and booking...

Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 14:00

Bedlam Fair

Street to the Point

We're pleased to welcome our regular visitors from Eastleigh’s The Point Youth Theatre Group, who are bringing four new pieces of street theatre to Bedlam Sunday:

The Experts, The Band, Fab News and Woodland Wisdom.
More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 14:00

Bedlam Fair

Tangled Feet

That Parking Show

There are three certainties in life: death, taxes and people getting angry about parking spaces. But what really fuels the road rage? Come and witness a hilarious, acrobatic and absurdist mix of parking row meets full-blown war.
More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 14:30

Bedlam Fair

Brave Bold Drama

Look out for The Monitors, The Poets and The People’s Protection League – they’re all here to help you have a better life. More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 14:30

Bedlam Fair

John Teasdale

Raw entertainment from the gravity of the situation – a street juggling show to provide laughter and amazement in all who pass by More info and booking...

Sawclose, Kingsmead Square & Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 15:00

Bedlam Fair

Cocoloco

Your chance to have the best experience of your life... More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 15:00

Bedlam Fair

Street to the Point

We're pleased to welcome our regular visitors from Eastleigh’s The Point Youth Theatre Group, who are bringing four new pieces of street theatre to Bedlam Sunday:

The Experts, The Band, Fab News and Woodland Wisdom.
More info and booking...

Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 15:00

Bedlam Fair

Mufti Games

One Kid and their Dog

Sheep are on the loose! Only the shepherds and their hapless sheepdog Patch can prevent certain chaos. The street becomes our playing field and street furniture our obstacle course in this physical, cooperative game for younger children and their families. More info and booking...

Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 15:30

Bedlam Fair

Safetycatch Theatre

Doctor! Doctor!!

An Ambulance. A Medical Team. A Farcical Epic – Mid Epidemic. The satirical slapstick medical roadshow – part DIY surgery demonstration gone wrong, part old time travelling medicine show. A farcical love triangle in a clapped out ambulance in the middle of an epidemic. This accidental emergency medical team is the front line of the NHS, forming SOS Squad – in an effort to stop the spread of the infection they are calling The Malady. Symptoms are many and varied. You are probably contaminated. Do not be alarmed. Possibly the last Doctor, Nurse and
Paramedic left standing desperately trying to treat the waiting room full of audience before it’s too late. SOS Squad are here to help.


More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 16:00

Bedlam Fair

Circle of Two

The Chimney Sweeps: A Family Business

Bringing back the charms of the Victorian era in a silent show with an original score, dazzling acrobatics, juggling, humour and a full load of charm.

More info and booking...

Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 16:00

Bedlam Fair

Jon Hicks

Kickmouse

Gently eccentric, earnestly funny, unspoken, physical & prop based comedy.
Games, challenges, illusions, dancing, magic, contraptions, audience participation
& an obsession with eggs.

More info and booking...

Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 16:30

Bedlam Fair

Street to the Point

We're pleased to welcome our regular visitors from Eastleigh’s The Point Youth Theatre Group, who are bringing four new pieces of street theatre to Bedlam Sunday:

The Experts, The Band, Fab News and Woodland Wisdom.

Extra info: This is a roaming performance.

More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 16:30

Bedlam Fair

Rost Productions

Pockets of Resistance

Meet these thoroughly forward thinking ladies, who will enlighten and inform you whilst lovingly sewing a pocket of your choice onto your garment while you wait.

Extra info: This is a roaming performance.

More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 17:00

Bedlam Fair

Tangled Feet

That Parking Show

There are three certainties in life: death, taxes and people getting angry about parking spaces. But what really fuels the road rage? Come and witness a hilarious, acrobatic and absurdist mix of parking row meets full-blown war.
More info and booking...

Saw Close

Price: Free
Start time: 17:00

Bedlam Fair

Sylvia Hunt

Billy Bubbles

She’s a flapper fashionista with a fluff ball to match, but this dog’s no handbag! The daily battle of being a pampered pooch is hard work for a small dog but Billy Bubbles hates bath time like nothing else. More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 17:30

Bedlam Fair

Curious Company

The Disco Litter Queens

The Disco Litter Queens love tidying up and disco music so what could be more groovy than to put the two together. If you bump into them in town, join in and Let’s Pick it Up

Extra info: This is a roaming performance.

More info and booking...

Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 17:30

Bedlam Fair

John Teasdale

Raw entertainment from the gravity of the situation – a street juggling show to provide laughter and amazement in all who pass by More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 18:00

Bedlam Fair

Bongo Bolero

Dick Danger - Dad Dancer

Witness the worlds loudest juggling routine and marvel as Dick Danger attempts to ascend the chair stack of insanity to balance on his hands high above the ground. More info and booking...

Stall Street / Bath Street

Price: Free
Start time: 18:00

Bedlam Fair

Brave Bold Drama

Look out for The Monitors, The Poets and The People’s Protection League – they’re all here to help you have a better life. More info and booking...

Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 18:00

Bedlam Fair

Mufti Games

One Kid and their Dog

Sheep are on the loose! Only the shepherds and their hapless sheepdog Patch can prevent certain chaos. The street becomes our playing field and street furniture our obstacle course in this physical, cooperative game for younger children and their families. More info and booking...

Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 18:00

Bedlam Fair

Rost Productions

Pockets of Resistance

Meet these thoroughly forward thinking ladies, who will enlighten and inform you whilst lovingly sewing a pocket of your choice onto your garment while you wait.

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St James Wine Vaults - Downstairs

Price: £8
Start time: 19:30
Doors open: 19:15

The Bosun's Delight in

The Poseidon Conjecture

A narrative sketch show

The Poseidon Conjecture is a narrative sketch show set on a low budget cruise ship. It follows a set of odd yet familiar characters in a tale of greed, faux decadence and near certain disaster. The Bosun’s Delight have been together since 2015. This is their third hour-long show. More info and booking...

Monday 3rd June 2019

Meet at Saracen's Head pub

Price: Free
Start time: 12:00
Doors open: 12:00

The History Game

By Walkie Talkie Tours

An irreverent romp around the City, tracing the route of the old Roman wall that once encircled the ancient site of Bath. Immerse yourselves in re-enactments, learn about the city, who lived here and what they said and did, all whilst playing a game of True or False. Meet at The Saracen's Head on Broad Street. More info and booking...

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: £10 / £9 concs
Start time: 20:30

Wildcat Queenz Productions presents

Casting The Villain Aside

Written & Directed by: Anna-Lisa Maree

“…They say that money can’t buy you happiness but it can certainly buy you smoke and mirrors…”
Set a stone’s throw away from the Vegas of the North, this darkly humorous and gloriously gritty production strips away the glitter of all that is Panto - Oh YES IT DOES!

Extra info: This production contains strong language

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Tuesday 4th June 2019

Meet at Saracen's Head pub

Price: Free
Start time: 12:00

The History Game

By Walkie Talkie Tours

An irreverent romp around the City, tracing the route of the old Roman wall that once encircled the ancient site of Bath. Immerse yourselves in re-enactments, learn about the city, who lived here and what they said and did, all whilst playing a game of True or False. Meet at The Saracen's Head on Broad Street. More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal - Library

Price: £5
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Sally-Ann Hayward

Work in Progress

Fresh from supporting Sarah Millican on her international tour, Sally-Anne Hayward returns to Bath's Old Theatre Royal with a new hour of hilarity. Sally guarantees this show will change your life - even if only by reducing the remainder by one hour.
“Exceptionally Funny” The Independent
More info and booking...

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: £10 / £9 concs
Start time: 20:30

Wildcat Queenz Productions presents

Casting The Villain Aside

Written & Directed by: Anna-Lisa Maree

“…They say that money can’t buy you happiness but it can certainly buy you smoke and mirrors…”
Set a stone’s throw away from the Vegas of the North, this darkly humorous and gloriously gritty production strips away the glitter of all that is Panto - Oh YES IT DOES!

Extra info: This production contains strong language

More info and booking...

Wednesday 5th June 2019

Meet at Saracen's Head pub

Price: Free
Start time: 12:00

The History Game

By Walkie Talkie Tours

An irreverent romp around the City, tracing the route of the old Roman wall that once encircled the ancient site of Bath. Immerse yourselves in re-enactments, learn about the city, who lived here and what they said and did, all whilst playing a game of True or False. Meet at The Saracen's Head on Broad Street. More info and booking...

Rondo Theatre

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Monstrous

Written and performed by Alexandra Ricou

Hera is angry, but she's been trying her best to get past it. Then again, when you're an Ancient Greek goddess, being filled with an unquenchable wrath comes with the territory. Perhaps it's time to have a little vent... but is the world ready for 3000 years worth of anger?

Extra info: Contains strong language and references to rape & sexual assault.

More info and booking...

The Mission Theatre - Main Auditorium

Price: £10 / £9 concs
Start time: 20:30

Wildcat Queenz Productions presents

Casting The Villain Aside

Written & Directed by: Anna-Lisa Maree

“…They say that money can’t buy you happiness but it can certainly buy you smoke and mirrors…”
Set a stone’s throw away from the Vegas of the North, this darkly humorous and gloriously gritty production strips away the glitter of all that is Panto - Oh YES IT DOES!

Extra info: This production contains strong language

More info and booking...

Thursday 6th June 2019

The Mission Theatre - Upstairs theatre

Price: £8
Start time: 20:00

That's Enough Drama presents

Gerard Harris: Attention Seeker

Award-winning storytelling comedy about how to standup - and not be counted

The shy, anxious jokewriter for a top British comedian accidentally crashes into the standup spotlight and decides to stay. Armed with paralysing fear, blind panic and jokes the comedian didn't buy, he sets out to prove just who's REALLY the talented one, and the rest, as they say, is history.

"Very funny, reminiscent of Woody Allen in his early-60s stand-up years" - Pioneer Press, Minneapolis
***** Edmonton Journal

Best Comedian: Buxton
Best Solo Show: Nelson
Best of Fest: Ottawa
Best Comedy: Dunedin
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St James Wine Vaults - Downstairs

Price: £10 / £8 concs
Start time: 21:00
Doors open: 20:30

Fake Escape Presents

My Father The Tantric Masseur

Written and Performed by Roann McCloskey

Roann McCloskey navigates life as a post #MeToo Queer, British-Algerian woman in this award winning sellout production that will take you on an hilarious and heartbreaking journey of self discovery.

Extra info: Contains adult language and themes

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Friday 7th June 2019

Central United Reformed Church - Tovey Hall (upstairs theatre)

Price: £6.50 / £5 concs & students
Start time: 19:30
Doors open: 19:00

Milan's Game

by AllouAqui Dance Theatre

A couple have naturally invented an absurd game of role play, shifting between reality and fantasy. Unleashing their instincts and imagination, they challenge the paradoxes of love and sexuality. On-stage movement and theatricality merge into a world that balances between the real and the surreal in this contemporary dance-theatre duet. More info and booking...

St James Wine Vaults - Upstairs (gallery room)

Price: Pay what you want
Start time: 21:00
Doors open: 20:30

Dylan Dodds and Friends (Friends Not Included)

Edinburgh Preview

For 4 years, Dylan Dodds (comedian) has written a blog about Friends (sitcom) every 2 weeks. Now he presents his findings so far… How have things changed since the 90s? How does his life compare to Friends? And is the show still even any good?? More info and booking...

Saturday 8th June 2019

Central United Reformed Church - Tovey Hall (upstairs theatre)

Price: £6.50 / £5 concs & students
Start time: 19:30
Doors open: 19:00

Milan's Game

by AllouAqui Dance Theatre

A couple have naturally invented an absurd game of role play, shifting between reality and fantasy. Unleashing their instincts and imagination, they challenge the paradoxes of love and sexuality. On-stage movement and theatricality merge into a world that balances between the real and the surreal in this contemporary dance-theatre duet. More info and booking...

The Bell - Back bar

Price: £8
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

plus Sylvia Hunt, Rare Species and Marty Skiver

Bill's Back Bar

An evening of cabaret with Bill Smarme

""Bill Smarme - international entertainer, playboy, building contractor - will entertain you with a farrago of songs
you may have heard but not in quite the same way." With special guests: Lady Tete de Pisse and Billy Bubbles, Marty Skiver, Rare Species and more acts to be announced. More info and booking...

St James Wine Vaults - Downstairs

Price: £10 / £8 concs
Start time: 21:00
Doors open: 20:30

Fake Escape Presents

My Father The Tantric Masseur

Written and Performed by Roann McCloskey

Roann McCloskey navigates life as a post #MeToo Queer, British-Algerian woman in this award winning sellout production that will take you on an hilarious and heartbreaking journey of self discovery.

Extra info: Contains adult language and themes

More info and booking...

St James Wine Vaults - Upstairs (gallery room)

Price: Pay what you want
Start time: 21:00
Doors open: 20:30

Dylan Dodds and Friends (Friends Not Included)

Edinburgh Preview

For 4 years, Dylan Dodds (comedian) has written a blog about Friends (sitcom) every 2 weeks. Now he presents his findings so far… How have things changed since the 90s? How does his life compare to Friends? And is the show still even any good?? More info and booking...

Sunday 9th June 2019

Walcot Street

Price: Free
Start time: 13:00

Walcot Street Theatre

Cocoloco

Dr Yaya

The Natural Theatre Co and invited artists Cocoloco have been working with a cast of volunteer performers to bring Walcot Street alive with exciting and outrageous promemade theatre. Dr Yaya: A mashup of all flamboyant dictators - he’s a paranoid clown with a benevolent smile; a saint with a Puckish grin; and he’s here to take over the street with Lady YaYa, his exuberant side-kick. More info and booking...

Walcot Street

Price: Free
Start time: 15:30

Walcot Street Theatre

Cocoloco

Dr Yaya

The Natural Theatre Co and invited artists Cocoloco have been working with a cast of volunteer performers to bring Walcot Street alive with exciting and outrageous promemade theatre. Dr Yaya: A mashup of all flamboyant dictators - he’s a paranoid clown with a benevolent smile; a saint with a Puckish grin; and he’s here to take over the street with Lady YaYa, his exuberant side-kick. More info and booking...