Craft Activities

Venue:
Coopers' Balcony
Price:
Unticketed
Ages:
4+

Become Bristol Old Vic’s newest costume designer. Create a paper doll or mask, taking over 250 years of amazing costume design at Bristol Old Vic as your inspiration. Experiment with different techniques, patterns and materials to create something really special.

Drop in any time between 10.30am and 3pm. No previous experience needed.

  • 10:30am

Storytelling

Venue:
Outside the Kiosk, Pit Level
Price:
Unticketed
Duration:
45 mins
Ages:
18 months – 5 years

Join us in our cosy snug for two interactive storytelling sessions perfect for little ones. Conjuring exciting tales, our fantastic weaver of yarns will take your children on magical adventures through Bristol Old Vic’s past.

  • 10:30am
  • 3:00pm

Activity Trail

Venue:
Building wide
Price:
Unticketed
Ages:
7+

Explore Bristol Old Vic as a family. Our activity trail takes families on a journey of exploration around the Theatre. There will be things to find, questions to answer and games to complete. The activity trail will be available all day from 10.30am until 3pm.

  • 10:30am

Window to the Past – AR Experience

Venue:
Foyer
Price:
Unticketed
Ages:
7+

Step back in time and explore Bristol Old Vic’s foyer through the ages with Window to the Past, our immersive augmented reality experience. No need to book, just pick up an iPad from the Family Day welcome desk in the foyer to jump into over 250 years of history and discover the drama that has developed through every renovation! Available all day between 10.30am and 3pm.

  • 10:30am

Character Tours

Venue:
Building wide
Price:
£6
Duration:
Approx. 45 mins
Ages:
Ages 7+

Join famous faces from Bristol Old Vic’s past at an extra special reunion party.

Be prepared for a tour like no other as you explore all the nooks and crannies of our Theatre, with revellers popping up around every corner to share their stories of fame, fortune and the occasional elephant encounter with you…

Our character tour takes inspiration from the most exciting parts of Bristol Old Vic’s story as professional actors bring the last two centuries vividly to life.

Additional information:

  • Comfortable shoes advised
  • Whilst every effort has been made to make this tour accessible, certain areas can only be accessed via steps 
  • 12:00pm
  • 2:00pm