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Theatre Walks Blood and Butchery in Bedminster 2020

Bedminsterwhere graves were robbed by body snatchers, and corpses buried in concrete coffins.

Where the old Chinese laundry vanished years ago, and where ‘laundering’ now means money, big money, 13 million, ‘laundered’ through a Bedminster bank.

Where criminals were sentenced to hang in public, their cadavers flayed, their skin tanned and made into…

…the answer is in BLOOD AND BUTCHERY IN BEDMINSTER, — back for 2020, from Tuesday 28 January at 7pm, then EVERY Tuesday at 7pm, see booking site for availability for the latest.


the best walking tour I’ve ever done” — @WeirdBristol on Twitter

uncanny and macabre… cracking script… consummate performer” — Bristol Life Magazine

a gripping jaunt through the Bedminster underworld…
even lifelong BS3 residents will learn something new” — South Bristol Voice


Join us at The Ropewalk on Bedminster Parade and visit a few more pubs along the way, all with fascinating tales to tell – including the gruesome fate of John Horwood; the man eaten by a lion; and Bedminster’s own Romeo and Juliet.

Cost: £10, advance booking only, buy your own drinks.
Lasts: Lasts approx 2 hours.
Dates & Times: 7pm every Tuesdays

Book tickets via StageStubs »


Please check booking site for the latest dates.
Private tours by arrangement, contact us for more information.

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Frankenstein in Bath Great reviews for Frankenstein in Bath

Theatre Bath: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

This is an enthralling story, well told and meticulously researched, with many newly-discovered facts… …You will be entertained, enlightened and horrified in equal measure. Fascinating. Read the full review »

Bath Newseum:

Tragedy and triumph, romance and despair are all woven into a street performance that was both informative and – please forgive the pun – even shocking in its revelations. Read the full review »

Trip Advisor

fascinating… I was spellbound… very good value
All reviews here »

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Frankenstein in Bath Winner of Best Live performance

Winner of Best Live performance, Creative Bath Awards 2017

Delighted to win Best Live Performance at the Creative Bath awards for FRANKENSTEIN IN BATH.

A powerful commitment and presence in Bath. Their performances are spellbinding and thought-provoking. And we praise their campaign for a blue plaque for Frankenstein author Mary Shelley”

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Zuleika Henry

Our photographer is the fabulous Zuleika Henry. Her new website includes her work for the RSC: www.zuleikahenry.co.uk

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