What's On in Bristol

Looking for something unique to do in Bristol? Knocking down the door of cool events and roaring parties in the South West? Then we've got news for you, it's all right here. From alternative events and Bristol club nights, to live music, pop-up moments and more, this green and glorious city boasts some of the best nights out in the business. Check out our recommendations for the best events in Bristol.

Last updated on 9th January 2018

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10:00 - 22:00
Daytime, Walks & Tours, Quiz Night, Something A Little Different
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Beliebers no longer hide in the shadows as Pop Confessional is bringing the biggest and baddest pop sounds to Thekla every Saturday.

19:30 - 04:00
Fun Time Partying, Clubbing, Student Night
Commercial/Pop
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Frankenstein

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Experience the story of Victor Frankenstein like never before by exploring a soundscape developed by an award-winning musician, as you follow the ghost to its dramatic climax.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Something A Little Different, Theatre/Arts, Pop-Up, Themed Nights
Retro
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Riproar Comedy has been entertaining Bristol for decades; taking place every Saturday night, the comedy club has moved to Pryzm. There's still a line-up of three brilliant comedians each night, only now you can dance until the early hours.

19:30 - 04:00
Clubbing, Something A Little Different, Comedy
Commercial/Pop
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It goes off each and every Friday night at Bristol’s tiki wonderland, where you’re invited to get firmly into the Mix. DJ Roger Paul oversees a packed out dance floor, where he drops an eclectic playlist that covers everything from commercial to your favourite chart floorfillers. You’ll get complimentary entry if you’re through the door before 11pm, and there’s half-price cocktails on offer until 11.30.

19:00 - 02:00
Student Night, Fun Time Partying, Clubbing
Commercial/Pop
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Stand-Up for the Weekend is Hen and Chicken's long-running comedy weekend that takes place every Saturday. The joint has been known to host huge names, so keep an eye out on listings to catch your favourite comedian.

20:30 - 22:00
Comedy, Something A Little Different, Student Night
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Taking place every Monday at Smoke and Mirrors, A Bunch of Japes is an evening of established and up-and-coming talent. The night usually includes one touring comic supported by local new comedians.

20:00 - 22:30
Comedy, Student Night
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Hankering for hops? Partial to a pint? Then why not try one of the most unique beer tasting events in Bristol? It's all aboard the HMS Hops as guests get to indulge in some of the best beer in the business at this tasting afternoon. Croon over craft beer and try some of the best Taprooms in town at this truly unique event in Bristol.

11:45 - 16:00
Bar Crawl, Boat Party, Pop-Up, Something A Little Different
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Ultimate Power

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If your love for ballads is strong and you're looking for the ultimate night out in Bristol, you've more than come to the right place. Join The Fleece over the next few months as they're due to hose Ultimate Power in all its air guitar and anthem screaming glory.

23:00 - 03:00
Clubbing, Fun Time Partying
80's Music
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Takeover at PRYZM is for those who want to get all dressed up and make the most of their Saturday session on the town. With a variety of different clubbing areas all churning out party classic hits, expect to hear an eclectic mix of commercial dance, classic house, RnB gold and underground exclusives, and yes there is a space dedicated to pop, party and guilty pleasures. Come in good time for 10pm to take advantage of the 2-4-1 cocktails.

22:00 - 04:00
Clubbing, Fun Time Partying
Party Mash Up

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