Tobacco Factory Theatres

Raleigh Road, Southville, Bristol, BS3 1TF

Tel: +44 (0)117 902 0345

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Tobacco Factory Theatres produces and presents excellent art in unique, intimate spaces at Tobacco Factory Theatres in Bristol, as well as off site in Bristol and in venues across the country.

It presents a jam-packed programme of diverse and exciting shows, workshops and events, from classic and contemporary theatre, to theatre for families, comedy, dance, music, opera and puppetry.

It also runs an expanding programme of engagement, learning and participation opportunities for audiences, artists and young people.


No parking at venue, however on street marked parking and Blue Badge bays are available. The theatre is accessible with a lift and one disabled toilet. The downstairs bar/pub is accessible.

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Book Tickets


  • The Snow Queen

Special Offers

  • £10 theatre tickets for students

    The offer: £10 tickets for 16 – 26 year olds (all year round) subject to availability. Book in advance on the phone or online and bring proof of eligibility to our Box Office when collecting your tickets.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the Tobacco Factory Theatres website.


    Student offers - redeem this special offer immediately

    Offer link: Student offers

  • Carer goes free

    The offer:They offer one free essential carer ticket for customers who require a carer to accompany them for the performance. These tickets are not available online.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the Tobacco Factory Theatres website.


    Offers for carers - redeem this special offer immediately

    Offer link: Offers for carers

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)

Further Information


  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site café/restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Wedding Venue

Key Features

  • Indoor Attraction



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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    Recent Reviews:

    • htl66
      Trip Type:
      fantastic show and place
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 13th March 2020
      Saw "who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?" last night. Amazing performance by the actors (and all involved). The whole experience is great too, the bar feels very friendly and has a good buzz. We've been... Read full review
    • 588petern
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Appalling service, staff not interested
      1 of 5 stars
      Monday, 2nd November 2020
      Mid afternoon the bar is usually populated with various people using laptops and buying nothing, it seems as though a cup of tea or coffee enables a person to occupy a table for a considerable period... Read full review
    • GroovyTraveller01
      Dubai, United Arab Emirates
      Trip Type:
      Standing Ovation
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 29th September 2022
      My teenaged kids and I watched 'Revealed' last night. Standing ovation. Absolutely enthralling. Laugh out loud funny at times, terrifying at others; a very important piece of theatre. A mixed... Read full review

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    Friday, 1st December 2023 - Sunday, 21st January 2024

    Oliver TwistOliver Twist at The Tobacco Factory TheatreFollowing the huge success of last year's The Snow Queen, Tobacco Factory Theatres return with a glorious re-imagining of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist.
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    Friday, 9th February 2024 - Friday, 9th February 2024

    Rob Auton: The Rob Auton ShowRob Auton: The Rob Auton Show at Tobacco Factory TheatresIn his most autobiographical show to date The Rob Auton Show Rob turns the pen on himself to explore the memories and feelings that create his life on a daily basis. 
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    Friday, 8th December 2023 - Saturday, 30th December 2023

    Nuns sat in a living room with Christmas decorationsChristmas At Mum's at Tobacco Factory TheatreReturning to TFT, without Shesus in tow, the Sisters invite you for a riotous Christmas at Mum's.
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    Tuesday, 12th December 2023 - Tuesday, 12th December 2023

    Group in Christmas jumpers singingFactory Singers Christmas Extravaganza at Tobacco Factory TheatreJoin The Factory Singers in the warmth as they sing their winter songs with a twist – expect hits from Justin Timberlake, Nina Simone, Florence & the Machine right through to some Christmas classics.
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    Thursday, 14th December 2023 - Saturday, 6th January 2024

    The Selfish Giant
The Selfish Giant at Tobacco Factory TheatrePowerful storytelling, captivating puppetry, beautiful design, enchanting music and a sprinkling of magic sums up this very special show.
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