The Bristol Shakespeare Festival is annual festival held throughout July, hosting performances and events inspired by the Bard in alfresco and unusual spaces across Bristol.


Planning is now underway for the 2018 festival!

If you fancy getting involved by fundraising, stewarding or in any other way, we'd be delighted to hear from you! Please contact director@bristolshakespeare.org.uk 

Plus, to get a feel for the festival, check out our trailer below! 

See last year's events!

Get Involved

The Bristol Shakespeare Festival is an entirely volunteer-run organisation, and we are proud to work with local volunteers to bring the festival to life each year.

To find out more about how to get involved as a festival volunteer, either as a committee member or as a steward in June and July, please take a look on the Volunteers page.

Are you a theatre company looking to bring your Shakespearean production to Bristol? Please visit our Touring Companies page to find out more.

As a volunteer-run organisation, we are happy to explore any sponsorship opportunities. Please take a look on our Sponsorship page for further details on how to get in touch.