We’re thrilled to announce the 2019 Bristol Shakespeare Festival Programme! It’s our biggest yet, featuring spoken word, circus and open-air theatre (and more!) in venues spanning the whole of Bristol. 

Got questions? Get in touch at theatre@bristolshakespeare.org.uk.

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Month View

MonthWeekDay
June 2019
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Mon 27 May 2019 Tue 28 May 2019 Wed 29 May 2019 Thu 30 May 2019 Fri 31 May 2019 Sat 1 Jun 2019 Sun 2 Jun 2019
Mon 3 Jun 2019 Tue 4 Jun 2019

The Three Inch Fools – Much Ado About Nothing

The Three Inch Fools – Much Ado About Nothing
Wed 5 Jun 2019

The Three Inch Fools – Macbeth

The Three Inch Fools – Macbeth
Thu 6 Jun 2019

The Three Inch Fools – Much Ado About Nothing

The Three Inch Fools – Much Ado About Nothing
Fri 7 Jun 2019

The Three Inch Fools – Macbeth

The Three Inch Fools – Macbeth
Sat 8 Jun 2019 Sun 9 Jun 2019
Mon 10 Jun 2019 Tue 11 Jun 2019 Wed 12 Jun 2019 Thu 13 Jun 2019 Fri 14 Jun 2019 Sat 15 Jun 2019 Sun 16 Jun 2019
Mon 17 Jun 2019 Tue 18 Jun 2019 Wed 19 Jun 2019 Thu 20 Jun 2019 Fri 21 Jun 2019 Sat 22 Jun 2019 Sun 23 Jun 2019
Mon 24 Jun 2019 Tue 25 Jun 2019 Wed 26 Jun 2019 Thu 27 Jun 2019 Fri 28 Jun 2019 Sat 29 Jun 2019 Sun 30 Jun 2019
MonthWeekDay
July 2019
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Mon 1 Jul 2019 Tue 2 Jul 2019 Wed 3 Jul 2019

The Raymondos – Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Plebs

The Raymondos – Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Plebs
Thu 4 Jul 2019

Fluellen Theatre Company – Henry V

Fluellen Theatre Company – Henry V

The Raymondos – Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Plebs

The Raymondos – Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Plebs
Fri 5 Jul 2019

Fluellen Theatre Company – Henry V

Fluellen Theatre Company – Henry V
Sat 6 Jul 2019

The Willmore Singers – Twelfth Night (Family Performance)

The Willmore Singers – Twelfth Night (Family Performance)

Quantum Theatre – A Midsummer Night's Dream

Quantum Theatre – A Midsummer Night's Dream
Sun 7 Jul 2019

SSGB: Natural Theatre Company – Shakespeare Undone!

SSGB: Natural Theatre Company – Shakespeare Undone!
Mon 8 Jul 2019

SSGB: Natural Theatre Company – Shakespeare Undone!

SSGB: Natural Theatre Company – Shakespeare Undone!
Tue 9 Jul 2019

The Widgeon Theatreboat: Caliban's Codex; Toby Belch (is unwell); Fiction Romance

The Widgeon Theatreboat: Caliban's Codex; Toby Belch (is unwell); Fiction Romance

SSGB: Natural Theatre Company – Shakespeare Undone!

SSGB: Natural Theatre Company – Shakespeare Undone!
Wed 10 Jul 2019

The Widgeon Theatreboat: Caliban's Codex; Toby Belch (is unwell); Fiction Romance

The Widgeon Theatreboat: Caliban's Codex; Toby Belch (is unwell); Fiction Romance

SSGB: Natural Theatre Company – Shakespeare Undone!

SSGB: Natural Theatre Company – Shakespeare Undone!
Thu 11 Jul 2019

The Widgeon Theatreboat: Caliban's Codex; Toby Belch (is unwell); Fiction Romance

The Widgeon Theatreboat: Caliban's Codex; Toby Belch (is unwell); Fiction Romance

Librarian Theatre – Henry V [Bishopsworth]

Librarian Theatre – Henry V [Bishopsworth]

Riddlestick Theatre – FOOLS

Riddlestick Theatre – FOOLS
Fri 12 Jul 2019

The Widgeon Theatreboat: Caliban's Codex; Toby Belch (is unwell); Fiction Romance

The Widgeon Theatreboat: Caliban's Codex; Toby Belch (is unwell); Fiction Romance

Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet @ Bristol Spirit

Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet @ Bristol Spirit

Librarian Theatre – Henry V [Central]

Librarian Theatre – Henry V [Central]

Riddlestick Theatre – FOOLS

Riddlestick Theatre – FOOLS
Sat 13 Jul 2019

Spoken Word: Alex Perry – Shakespeare's Moons

Spoken Word: Alex Perry – Shakespeare's Moons

The Widgeon Theatreboat: Caliban's Codex; Toby Belch (is unwell); Fiction Romance

The Widgeon Theatreboat: Caliban's Codex; Toby Belch (is unwell); Fiction Romance

1.30pm, 5pm: Sun & Moon Theatre – A Midsummer Night's Dream

1.30pm, 5pm: Sun & Moon Theatre – A Midsummer Night's Dream

Downpour Theatre Company – The Comedy of Errors

Downpour Theatre Company – The Comedy of Errors

Librarian Theatre – Henry V [Henleaze]

Librarian Theatre – Henry V [Henleaze]
Sun 14 Jul 2019

Spoken Word: Alex Perry – Shakespeare's Moons

Spoken Word: Alex Perry – Shakespeare's Moons

The Widgeon Theatreboat: Caliban's Codex; Toby Belch (is unwell); Fiction Romance

The Widgeon Theatreboat: Caliban's Codex; Toby Belch (is unwell); Fiction Romance

Librarian Theatre – Henry V [Bishopston]

Librarian Theatre – Henry V [Bishopston]

Downpour Theatre Company – The Comedy of Errors

Downpour Theatre Company – The Comedy of Errors
Mon 15 Jul 2019 Tue 16 Jul 2019 Wed 17 Jul 2019 Thu 18 Jul 2019

NotaBene – Shakespeare's Seasons

NotaBene – Shakespeare's Seasons
Fri 19 Jul 2019

Folksy Theatre – The Comedy of Errors

Folksy Theatre – The Comedy of Errors
Sat 20 Jul 2019

Folksy Theatre – The Comedy of Errors

Folksy Theatre – The Comedy of Errors
Sun 21 Jul 2019
Mon 22 Jul 2019 Tue 23 Jul 2019 Wed 24 Jul 2019

Acting Out – Children's Drama Workshop [The Tempest]

Acting Out – Children's Drama Workshop [The Tempest]

Heartbreak Productions – Romeo & Juliet

Heartbreak Productions – Romeo & Juliet

BSF – Macbeth the Musical

BSF – Macbeth the Musical
Thu 25 Jul 2019

Acting Out – Children's Drama Workshop [Hamlet]

Acting Out – Children's Drama Workshop [Hamlet]

Heartbreak Productions – Romeo & Juliet

Heartbreak Productions – Romeo & Juliet

BSF – Macbeth the Musical

BSF – Macbeth the Musical
Fri 26 Jul 2019

Circus: Grania Pickard – Shakespeare's Women; Hanging by a Thread (Extract)

Circus: Grania Pickard – Shakespeare's Women; Hanging by a Thread (Extract)

The Lord Chamberlain's Men – A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Lord Chamberlain's Men – A Midsummer Night's Dream
Sat 27 Jul 2019

11am, 2pm: Collar & Cuffs Co – Be Not Afeard: A Sensory Telling of 'The Tempest'

11am, 2pm: Collar & Cuffs Co – Be Not Afeard: A Sensory Telling of 'The Tempest'

BSF – Macbeth the Musical

BSF – Macbeth the Musical
Sun 28 Jul 2019
Mon 29 Jul 2019 Tue 30 Jul 2019 Wed 31 Jul 2019 Thu 1 Aug 2019 Fri 2 Aug 2019 Sat 3 Aug 2019 Sun 4 Aug 2019

List View

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MonthWeekDay

Events in June–July 2019

  • The Three Inch Fools – Much Ado About Nothing
  • The Three Inch Fools – Macbeth
  • The Three Inch Fools – Much Ado About Nothing
  • The Three Inch Fools – Macbeth
  • The Raymondos – Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Plebs
  • Fluellen Theatre Company – Henry V
    The Raymondos – Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Plebs
  • Fluellen Theatre Company – Henry V
  • The Willmore Singers – Twelfth Night (Family Performance)
    Quantum Theatre – A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Natural Theatre Company – Shakespeare Undone!
  • Natural Theatre Company – Shakespeare Undone!
  • Caliban's Codex; Toby Belch (is unwell); Fiction Romance
    Natural Theatre Company – Shakespeare Undone!
  • Caliban's Codex; Toby Belch (is unwell); Fiction Romance
    Natural Theatre Company – Shakespeare Undone!
  • Caliban's Codex; Toby Belch (is unwell); Fiction Romance
    Librarian Theatre – Henry V [Bishopsworth]
    Riddlestick Theatre – FOOLS
  • Caliban's Codex; Toby Belch (is unwell); Fiction Romance
    Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet @ Bristol Spirit
    Librarian Theatre – Henry V [Central]
    Riddlestick Theatre – FOOLS
  • Alex Perry – Shakespeare's Moons
    Caliban's Codex; Toby Belch (is unwell); Fiction Romance
    Sun & Moon Theatre – A Midsummer Night's Dream
    Downpour Theatre Company – The Comedy of Errors
    Librarian Theatre – Henry V [Henleaze]
  • Alex Perry – Shakespeare's Moons
    Caliban's Codex; Toby Belch (is unwell); Fiction Romance
    Librarian Theatre – Henry V [Bishopston]
    Downpour Theatre Company – The Comedy of Errors
  • NotaBene – Shakespeare's Seasons
  • Folksy Theatre – The Comedy of Errors
  • Folksy Theatre – The Comedy of Errors
  • Acting Out – Children's Drama Workshop [The Tempest]
    Heartbreak Productions – Romeo & Juliet
    BSF – Macbeth the Musical
  • Acting Out – Children's Drama Workshop [Hamlet]
    Heartbreak Productions – Romeo & Juliet
    BSF – Macbeth the Musical
  • Grania Pickard – Shakespeare's Women; Hanging by a Thread (Extract)
    The Lord Chamberlain's Men – A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Collar & Cuffs Co – Be Not Afeard: A Sensory Telling of 'The Tempest'
    BSF – Macbeth the Musical

PDF 2019 Programme


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