To provide you with the best experience on this website, cookies are used. By using the site it's assumed that you're happy with our use of cookies. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. More info on cookies.
Allow cookies

Redgrave Theatre

Add Redgrave Theatre to your Itinerary

Redgrave Theatre

About

Hidden away in the beautiful suburb of Clifton the Redgrave Theatre is one of Bristol’s most popular theatres hosting a wide variety of productions including operas, musicals, stand-up comedy, theatre and dance. The buildings tiered 315 seat auditorium and flat stage create an intimate space with excellent sightlines and good all round acoustics.

Built in 1966 by Clifton College the Redgrave was originally known simply as the ‘Clifton College Theatre’. The design was based on the Mermaid theatre in London and it was the first purpose built school theatre in the country. The theatre was officially opened by the actor Sir Michael Redgrave - an ex-student of the college. After Sir Michael's death in 1985 the building was renamed ‘The Redgrave Theatre’ in his honour.

Originally the theatre was only used for college events, but in the 1970’s the decision was made for the theatre to be hired out to local amateur dramatic groups during the holidays.

Since then the popularity of the Redgrave has continued to grow; today - as well as continuing to host some of the same amateur dramatics groups that first visited the theatre back in the 70's - the theatre plays host to a variety of professional touring companies, comedians, film societies, music concerts and dance pieces. The Theatre also plays host to several Bristol Old Vic Theatre School productions each year including their Christmas Productions that have become a firm favourite with thousands of Bristolians.

Extras

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free) - on street

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Foyer Bar Selling drinks and snacks

Payment Methods

  • Special group rates

Establishment Features

  • Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages
  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Open All Year
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from TravelWest.info

Public Transport Directions

For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest.info

TripAdvisor

Percival Road
Clifton
Bristol
BS8 3LE

Tel: +44 (0)117 315 7602

Instagram feed

What's Nearby

  1. The Lodge at Bristol Zoo Gardens

    The Lodge offers luxury accommodation and exotic animals just outside your window. With...

    0.15 miles away
  2. Hambledons - Percival Road

    Two double bedroom apartment situated in a quiet residential area of Clifton, yet only 5...

    0.15 miles away
  3. Airbristol

    Airbristol - A Better Way To Stay!

    0.32 miles away
  1. Your Stay Bristol - Beaufort House

    Luxury developed flats nestled in Clifton providing the home away from home.

    0.35 miles away
  2. The Rodney Hotel Bristol

    A Georgian mansion hotel with fantastic restaurant, near the Clifton Suspension Bridge

    0.38 miles away
  3. Hambledons Serviced Apartments

    Quality short term serviced apartments for busy professionals. Self-contained properties...

    0.39 miles away
  4. Bristol Serviced Apartments

    Luxurious serviced apartments in a classical Georgian terraced house overlooking Victoria...

    0.44 miles away
  5. Victoria Square Hotel Clifton Village

    This friendly hotel comprises two gracious listed Victorian Houses (circa 1870) situated...

    0.47 miles away
  6. Hambledons - Merchants Rd

    Merchants Rd Apartment in Clifton comes with two parking spaces, plus close to all...

    0.47 miles away
  7. Avon Gorge Hotel

    Famous hotel that sits right on top of the spectacular Avon Gorge, with views of the...

    0.5 miles away
  8. The Clifton Hotel Bristol

    Located in Clifton in the heart of Bristol, The Clifton Hotel offers a warm welcome and...

    0.5 miles away
  9. The Washington

    The Washington, situated in the heart of Clifton, combines both comfort and convenience...

    0.51 miles away
  10. Clifton Short Lets

    Clifton Short Lets offer short-term, flexible lets in the heart of Clifton.

    0.54 miles away
  11. Beech House – Serviced Apartments

    Boutique serviced apartments, in a stunning Victorian villa in Clifton, one of Bristol’s...

    0.54 miles away
  12. Clifton House

    An elegant 24 bed facility situated in the heart of Clifton, surrounded by the University...

    0.62 miles away
  13. Number Thirty Eight

    Clifton's luxury boutique town house - contemporary comfort with gorgeous rooms and...

    0.66 miles away
Previous Next

Related

Wednesday, 27th June 2018 - Wednesday, 27th June 2018

Skin Deep: The Musical at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Thursday, 28th June 2018 - Thursday, 28th June 2018

Zoe Lyons & Patrick Monahan Comedy Night at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Tuesday, 3rd July 2018 - Tuesday, 3rd July 2018

Dan Snow at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Thursday, 12th July 2018 - Thursday, 12th July 2018

Scummy Mummies at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Friday, 13th July 2018 - Friday, 13th July 2018

Josh Rouse at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Friday, 20th July 2018 - Friday, 20th July 2018

Two Pianos at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Sunday, 22nd July 2018 - Sunday, 22nd July 2018

SuRie at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Monday, 23rd July 2018 - Monday, 23rd July 2018

River Town: Kelly Willis at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Sunday, 29th July 2018 - Sunday, 29th July 2018

The Bluejays - Rock And Roll Revolution at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Tuesday, 26th June 2018 - Tuesday, 26th June 2018

Grease at the Redgrave TheatreGrease: A Fortieth Anniversary Special at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Saturday, 14th July 2018 - Saturday, 14th July 2018

Bristol Show Choir Summer Concert at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Saturday, 8th September 2018 - Saturday, 8th September 2018

Girl Power - The Spice Girls Experience at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Tuesday, 11th September 2018 - Thursday, 13th September 2018

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Friday, 6th July 2018 - Friday, 6th July 2018

The Cause at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Friday, 14th September 2018 - Friday, 14th September 2018

Hal Cruttenden: Chubster at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Saturday, 15th September 2018 - Saturday, 15th September 2018

Henry Blofeld: 78 Retired at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Tuesday, 18th September 2018 - Thursday, 20th September 2018

Rich Hall's Hoedown at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Friday, 21st September 2018 - Saturday, 22nd September 2018

Seann Walsh at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Friday, 28th September 2018 - Friday, 28th September 2018

ABBA: I Have A Dream at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Friday, 5th October 2018 - Saturday, 6th October 2018

The Trench at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Saturday, 27th October 2018 - Saturday, 27th October 2018

An Evening of Eric & Ern at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Sunday, 30th September 2018 - Sunday, 30th September 2018

One Man Stranger Things at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Monday, 12th November 2018 - Monday, 12th November 2018

Simon Yates: My Mountain Life at Redgrave TheatreSimon Yates: My Mountain Life at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Sunday, 18th November 2018 - Sunday, 18th November 2018

Dr. Phil Hammond at Redgrave TheatreDr. Phil Hammond at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Saturday, 22nd December 2018 - Saturday, 22nd December 2018

Santa's Christmas Party at Redgrave TheatreSanta's Christmas Party at Redgrave Theatre
more info

Search For What's Nearby

Product Type
Proximity
Within miles