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Comedy

Riproar, from £13.00

Christmas @ Riproar

Festive December instalments of Riproar's weekend stand-up

Stand-up
Comedy
Comedy

Riproar, from £13.00

Christmas @ Riproar

Festive December instalments of Riproar's weekend stand-up

Stand-up
Comedy
Comedy

Riproar, from £13.00

Christmas @ Riproar

Festive December instalments of Riproar's weekend stand-up

Stand-up
Comedy

Jongleurs Comedy Club, from £25.00

Jongleurs Comedy Club

Friday & Saturday night comedy. Tonight: Chris McCausland

Stand-up
Theatre
Theatre

Circomedia, from £10.00

ROAD

BOV Theatre School's promenade staging of 1980s classic

20th Century
Comedy
Comedy

Comedy Box at the Hen & Chicken, from £13.00

Stand Up for the Weekend: John Hastings

Sharp Canadian headlines: streetwise Tom Deacon supports

Stand-up
Comedy
Comedy

Colston Hall, from £31.71

John Cleese

Python tells tales from new book

Stand-up
Comedy
Comedy

Colston Hall, from £16.13

Marcus Brigstocke: Je M'Accuse - I Am Marcus

Brilliant, brainy and incisive Brigstocke returns

Stand-up
Comedy
Comedy

Colston Hall, from £26.88

Alan Davies: Little Victories

Actor, comic and Stephen Fry's simpleton foil is back

Stand-up
Comedy
Comedy

Colston Hall Lantern, from £16.13

Craig Campbell: Thrilling Mic Hunt

Canadian emigre and slow-burn storyteller returns

Stand-up - storytelling
Comedy
Comedy

Colston Hall Lantern, from £12.90

Sara Pascoe Vs History

Sharp-witted comic/actress shares her romantic history

Stand-up
Comedy
Comedy

The Portcullis, from £2.00

Oppo Comedy

Monthly night, headlined tonight by the quirky Phil Jerrod

Stand-up
Comedy

The Greenbank, from £5.00

Comedy@TheGreenbank: Gavin Osborn/Wil Hodgson

Tonight's bill includes Chippenham's pink-haired punk WH

Stand-up
Theatre
Theatre

Tobacco Factory Theatre, from £10.00

Peter Clifford's Magical Mythologies

Bristol's favourite magician and prestidigitator returns

Magic and illusion
Theatre
Theatre

Brewery Theatre, from £8.00

Santa's Little Trolls

Bristol puppet aces Pickled Image give trolls centre stage

Children's
Theatre

Brewery Theatre, from £9.00

Mmm Hmmm

Song cycle evokes the curious rhythms of daily life

Song cycle
Theatre
Theatre

Bristol Old Vic Studio, from £7.50

The Magic Elves

Xmas show for ages 7 and under, with music from Kid Carpet

Comedy

Film

Film
Nightcrawler

Jake Gyllenhaal becomes an ambulance-chasing crime hack

Thriller
Film
Ouija

Teens mess with ouija board. Guess what happens next.

Horror
Film
Charlie Countryman

Shia LaBeouf stars in a much-delayed supernatural romcom

Comedy
Film
Halloween

Timely revival of John Carpenter's horror classic

Horror
Film
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

The return of Spielberg's sugary space alien flick.

Science Fiction
Film
Bristol Bad Film Club: Black Samurai

Terrible fight scenes, killer midgets, an attack vulture

Action
Film
I Am Ali

Muhammad Ali's story in his own words

Documentary
Film
The Imitation Game

Benedict Cumberbatch stars in the Alan Turing story

Drama
Film

Interstellar

Christopher Nolan's secrecy-shouded sci fi flick

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Music

Music
The Boomtown Rats

O2 Academy, from £-34.00

Bob Geldof is back with his chart-topping band

Pop
Music
The Datsuns + Special Guests

Fleece, from £10.00

A new chapter, 10 new songs to play on the road, one new Datsuns record.

Metal
Music
The Funkinsteins

Old Bookshop, from £5.00

Intimate venue with electric atmosphere

Indie/Alternative
Music
NYE Classic Rock Party

Bierkeller, from £13.00

New Years Eve Party!

Rock
Music
Broken Jaw and Malicious Intent

Bierkeller, from £0.00

Gig followed by Clubnight

Metal
Music
LIMEHOUSE LIZZY

Bierkeller, from £12.00

Thin Lizzy Tribute Act

Rock
Music
CAUDA PAVONIS

Bierkeller, from £5.00

Live Gig Event

Psychedelic Electronic
Music
BIG MAC'S WHOLLY SOUL BAND

Bierkeller, from £10.00

Live Gig Event

Soul
Music
WHOLE LOTTA LED

Bierkeller, from £12.00

Live Gig Event

Rock
Music
Recess!

Bunker, from £0.00

Celebrity Guest Host Night!

Clubbing
Music
Encore!

Bunker, from £0.00

Only Student Saturday Night!

Clubbing
Music
Bed

Bunker, from £0.00

Every Monday Night!

Clubbing
Music
Studio

Bunker, from £0.00

The Best International DJ's!

Clubbing
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Theatre

Theatre
ROAD

Circomedia, from £10.00

BOV Theatre School's promenade staging of 1980s classic

20th Century
Theatre
Muppets Die Hard

Wardrobe Theatre, from £5.00

Wardrobe Theatre's darkly comic, homegrown Xmas show

Comedy
Theatre
Peter Clifford's Magical Mythologies

Tobacco Factory Theatre, from £10.00

Bristol's favourite magician and prestidigitator returns

Magic and illusion
Theatre

Brewery Theatre, from £9.00

Mrs Gerrish's Grotto

Festive fun w/ 1950s specialists Ministry of Entertainment

Theatre
Santa's Little Trolls

Brewery Theatre, from £8.00

Bristol puppet aces Pickled Image give trolls centre stage

Children's
Theatre
Johnny Got His Gun

Brewery Theatre, from £8.00

Stunning performance about one young man's fight for life

Drama
Theatre
Kinesonic

Circomedia, from £9.00

Steampunk fairytale, with circus & live music, for ages 5+

Circus
Theatre
AFFIX

The Station, from £0.00

100s of affixable shapes to wear, attach and create with

Interactive
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Comedy

Comedy
Sweaty Palms: The Improvised Stand-Up Show!

The Polish Club, from £3.00

New stand-up and improv comedy night

Improvised comedy
Comedy
Neil Innes

Folk House, from £14.50

Veteran comedy singer-songwriter and Python collaborator

Musical comedy
Comedy
Dane Baptiste: Stand Up Bristol

Anson Rooms, from £2.00

Observational comedy

Stand-up
Comedy

Riproar, from £4.00

Come Quickly, it's Cerys!

Thursdays at Riproar, hosted by Glos livewire Cerys Nelmes

Comedy
Come Quickly, it's Cerys!

Riproar, from £4.00

Thursdays at Riproar, hosted by Glos livewire Cerys Nelmes

Stand-up
Comedy
Come Quickly, it's Cerys!

Riproar, from £4.00

Thursdays at Riproar, hosted by Glos livewire Cerys Nelmes

Stand-up
Comedy
Christmas @ Riproar

Riproar, from £13.00

Festive December instalments of Riproar's weekend stand-up

Stand-up
Comedy
Christmas @ Riproar

Riproar, from £13.00

Festive December instalments of Riproar's weekend stand-up

Stand-up
Comedy
Christmas @ Riproar

Riproar, from £13.00

Festive December instalments of Riproar's weekend stand-up

Stand-up
Comedy

Jongleurs Comedy Club, from £20.00

Jongleurs Comedy Club

Friday & Saturday night comedy. Tonight: Rudi Lickwood

Comedy
Jongleurs Comedy Club SOLD OUT

Jongleurs Comedy Club, from £20.00

SOLD OUT

Stand-up
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Art

Art
Anna Franceschini

Spike Island, from £0.00

Exhibition Tour

Exhibitions
Art
Made in Bristol Gift Fair

Colston Hall, from £0.00

100 local designers crash Colston Hall Foyer

Exhibitions
Art

Centrespace Gallery, from £0.00

Nic Pehkonen

Striking works influenced by architecture

Art
Josephine Pryde: These Are Just Things I Say, They Are Not My Opinions

Arnolfini, from £0.00

Major new exhibition from Josephine Pryde

Exhibitions
Art
Scandinavian to Space Age

The Ken Stradling Collection and Design Study Centre, from £0.00

Sixties Design Works

Exhibitions
Art
Dekor and Zase

Upfest, from £0.00

Top street art by much loved local artists

Exhibitions
Art
Transient Bodies

View Gallery, from £0.00

Unique figurative work

Exhibitions
Art
Transient Bodies

View Gallery, from £0.00

Figures and faces captured in a moment of time

Exhibitions
Art

Christmas Steps Arts Quarter, from £0.00

War Child

Exhibition in support of the charity War Child

Art
Neoterics

Grant Bradley Gallery, from £0.00

An exhibition of 'photo-cubism' by Devon based artist Ben Yates.

Exhibitions
Art
Colour of the World

Grant Bradley Gallery, from £0.00

Somerset-based artist Moish Sokal returns to the Grant Bradley Gallery to celebrate 25 years of painting and exhibiting in England

Exhibitions
Art
Passion

Grant Bradley Gallery, from £0.00

Solo exhibition by Sonya; inspired by a love of all art and creation

Exhibitions
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Events

Events
Fireworks at Canford Park

Canford Park, from £5.00

Canford Park charity fireworks fiesta

Fireworks
Events
Fireworks at Henleaze Infant School

Compass Point , from £4.00

Fireworks, hot food and mulled wine

Fireworks
Events
Fireworks at Bishop Road Primary School

Bishop Road Primary School, from £3.00

Fire performances, music and a children's lantern parade

Fireworks
Events
Downend Firework Show

King George V Playing Fields, from £5.00

Downend's huge charity firework show

Fireworks
Events
Fireworks at Compass Point

Compass Point , from £2.00

Compass Point - South Street School and Children's Centre

Fireworks
Events
Family friendly fireworks at Bristol Zoo

1775, from £6.00

Low-noise fireworks at Bristol Zoo Gardens

Fireworks
Events
Fireworks at Trinity Centre

Trinity, from £2.00

Fireworks Party - Featuring Bristol Afrobeat Project

Fireworks
Events
BristolCon sci-fi and fantasy convention

Double Tree, from £25.00

The annual sci-fi and fantasy convention

Events
Events

Future Inn, from £29.95

Christmas Party Night

Get into the festive

Events
Christmas Party Night

Future Inn, from £29.95

Get into the festive spirit

Events
Events
Christmas Party Night

Future Inn, from £29.95

Get into the festive spirit

Events
Events
Christmas Party Night

Future Inn, from £29.95

Get into the festive spirit

Events
Events
Christmas Party Night

Future Inn, from £26.95

Get into the festive spirit

Events
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