Current Productions Anne Bonny’s Lunchtime Pirate Panto

It’s not a lunchtime panto? Oh Yes It is!
It’s not only a fiver for 2 people? Oh Yes It Is!
It’s not Angie Belcher? Oh Yes It Is!

Join Buccaneer Belcher for terrifying tales of Bristol’s pirates, fact & fiction: Blackbeard, Long John Silver, Woodes Rogers, Robinson Crusoe, Calico Jack Rackham and the extraordinary Anne Bonny. With some of the worst pirate jokes you’ll ever hear and Ted the fact checking Hartcliffe parrot, making sure she gets it right.

ANNE BONNY’S LUNCHTIME PIRATE PANTO lasts half an hour in Bedminster’s newest venue: Chicken Shed at the Hen & Chicken on North Street BS3 1JF. So take in a show, have some lunch and do your Christmas shopping – all in Bedminster.

  • Performances 1pm & 2pm, Saturdays 7th, 14th and 21st December
  • Suitable for ages 7 and up
  • Tickets £5 for one adult and one child (age 11 and under)
  • Additional children £3 (11 and under) each
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Unaccompanied adults and 12 and over: £5

Advance booking via StageStubs »

Tickets on the door if available.


Angie Belcher’s work is known for its ‘high laughter content’ – Bristol 24/7, and Phil Jupitus says, ‘Highly recommended, go see her!

Show Of Strength’s recent accolades include ‘Best of Bristol 2018: Theatre’ from Bristol247 and Best Live Performance, Creative Bath Awards. Oh Yes They Do.

Our walking tours will be back in 2020 – keep an eye on Facebook Twitter@showofstrength and Instagram@showofstrengthtc

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Current Productions Sarah Guppy: The Bridge, The Bed, The Truth

Sarah Guppy - The Bridge, The Bed, The Truth

Sarah Guppy — the first woman to patent a bridge and the first to formally design one. 

Missed her in November? Catch 10 minutes free on Saturday 2 March when Sarah’s at The Council House as part of International Women’s Day. 10 minute shows 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm. See full details here »

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Current Productions TREASURE ISLAND Story Walk - back for August

Treasure Island Story Walk Bristol Docks

21 August – 3 September

What’s a pirate’s favourite cheese? — Cheddaaaaaaaar!

Our half term story walk was such a success it’s back for the summer holidays. Here’s what our audiences said:

Wonderful entertainment …thoroughly recommend”
Thrilling story-telling, enjoyed by all ages”
The story walk is terrific”

So join us for the perfect family in the place where it all began: Bristol Docks

See hidden caves and spy holes, and discover the dark and dirty deeds of Long John Silver, Blind Pew, and a host of pirates and buccaneers!

One hour, suitable for age 8+

Times/prices/details on the flier »

Starts at: Merchant Venturers Almshouses, jct King St/Prince St BS1 4DT
See map »

But remember, “Them that die’ll be the lucky ones…”


Gerard Cooke & Nadia Williams, pic Zuleika Henry

In association with the Long John Silver Trust’s Treasure Island Trail
www.longjohnsilvertrust.co.uk