Family Trail

Venue:
Building Wide
Ages:
All Ages

Hunt down answers to a series of questions about Bristol Old Vic’s exciting history. Be prepared to go all around the building in order to find them all.

  • 9:00am

Historic Treasures

Venue:
1766 Foyer
Ages:
All Ages

Get up-close and hands-on with historic treasures from the theatre’s past. You can even try on costumes! 

  • 9:00am

Character Tour

Venue:
Building Wide
Ages:
Ages 7+

A brand new tour which takes families throughout the building- with famous faces from Bristol Old Vic’s past popping up around every corner. Be prepared to run into ghosts and animals along the way.

While every effort has been made to make this tour accessible, the certain parts of the building can only be accessed via steps.

  • 9:15am
  • 10:15am
  • 11:15am
  • 12:15pm

L_ve Hangman- Mufti Games

Venue:
Coopers' Balcony
Ages:
All ages

A life-sized, 3D version of the timeless pen and paper favourite, reimagined as a macabre light-entertainment gameshow from the 70s.

The fate of the condemned is in your hands…. can you guess the mystery words to win, or is the malevolent host going to get his way? Get it wrong and watch him swing! Pick a letter to play the highest-stakes spelling game in town.

With a catchy original soundtrack, tongue-in-cheek puppetry and dodgy dress sense, L_ve Hangman is wicked interactive fun for all ages.

  • 9:30am
  • 10:45am
  • 12:00pm

Silver Coin

Venue:
Coopers' Loft
Ages:
Ages 3+

A silver coin belonging to Bristol Old Vic has been found – this short play will take you on a magical on a journey to return it which will take you from a treasure island to a circus, up in a hot air balloon ride and along a tightrope.


  • 10:00am
  • 11:00am
  • 12:00pm

Workshops

Venue:
Weston Studio
Ages:
9+

Join in and have a go during one of our fun heritage themed workshops. Using real artefacts from Bristol Old Vic’s past as your inspiration, find the actor in you through drama, movement, music and more. No preparation or experience is needed- just turn up and get creative!


  • 10:00am
  • 12:00pm