Welcome!

The Bristol Shakespeare Festival is annual festival, held throughout July, hosting performances and events inspired by the Bard in indoor and outdoor spaces across Bristol. Whether you prefer the traditional or the experimental, there’s something for everyone.

Got a great show you’d like to bring to Bristol? We’re currently programming the 2019 Festival—click the red button for more information.

Fancy seeing a summer of fantastic Shakespeare for free? As a fully volunteer-run festival, we’re always looking for people to get involved—click to find out more.


A taste of the festival ⬇️


Last year’s programme 📖