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Brave Bold Drama is a community interest company (not-for-profit) registered with Companies House. Company Number: 10708381

award-winning theatre   

“Brave Bold Drama connects with its audience and has great outreach.
Doing something positive . . . a very impressive organisation.”

Bristol Life Awards 2017 Judges

"Brave Bold Drama are a really great little theatre company."

Weston Super Mum

We make theatre for families and for people living in care homes.
We work with creatives of all kinds to provide opportunities for people of all ages to enjoy their own creativity.
We work to dismantle barriers that can prevent people from accessing the arts and exploring new cultures.

Latest News

Double Your Donations!
From 10am on Tues 27th October until 9.59am on Tues 3rd November 2020

A short appeal from Agent Kahlo of the CIA (Company of International Artists). This is the Localgiving link. Thank you!

We're aiming to raise £7,000 of funding this week to continue providing children at Fouracres Primary in Withywood with creative projects they can enjoy at home every school holiday in 2021.


Over 80 children at Fouracres have been receiving CIA (Company of International Artists) creative missions from us every school holiday since the summer, and we'd love to be able to continue next year!


Any donations of £75 or under given to us between 10am on Tuesday 27th October and 9.59am on Tuesday 3rd November will be automatically doubled thanks to the Localgiving Coronavirus Match Fund. 


"I've received a CIA pack via my daughter's school and I just wanted to extend my thanks to you directly. I was absolutely overwhelmed by the amount of stuff you put in each box. We have started mission 1 and my 6 year old is loving it. What a lovely thing to do. Thank you again, you've been very generous." (Parent)

Sticky Ends: the spooky edition
Halloween storytelling and improvised theatre for families

A specially adapted 2020 version of our Halloween show Sticky Ends: the spooky edition is enjoying a small tour this month.


We're playing at Hartcliffe Community Centre on Saturday 24th October, and in the sensory garden by The Bean Tree Cafe in Page Park, Kingswood on 30th and 31st October.


Please be aware that all shows are now SOLD OUT.


Tickets to the shows on 30th and 31st October include a Halloween-themed trail around the sensory garden. Complete all the challenges to unlock a prize thanks to the Bean Tree Cafe. Please dress for the weather!


Numbers have been strictly limited at all our performances to keep everyone safe.


Beside the Sea
a multi-sensory immersive experience for people living with dementia
commissioned by Activate (Dorset) as part of their Micro-Commissions Programme

We are partnering with Dorset-based theatre company Frenetic Fox to create Beside the Sea this autumn. This is a through-the-post multi-sensory story about a day out at the beach created for people living with dementia and a carer or family member to enjoy together. 

Beside the Sea will be launched in 9 care homes in Hartcliffe (south Bristol), Weymouth and Weston-Super Mare to coincide with Arts in Care Home Day on 24th September 2020.

Beside the Sea is funded by by Activate, National Lottery Communities Fund and Groundwork, and supported by That Creative Thingy Wotsit, a Weston-based CIC who support creativity in care homes.


Shaftesbury Fringe
Best Children's Show 2016

Alf The Highwayman

Swindon Fringe Festival
Best Children's Show 2017

Alf The Highwayman

Bristol Life Awards
Winners 2017
Arts Category

Bristol Life Awards
Finalists 2018

Arts Category

Bristol Life Awards
Highly Commended 2019
Arts Category

Fantastic for Families
Best Family Venue Award 2019

for Creative Workspace

"Voscurs" Finalists
Fit for Future category

Bristol's Social Impact Awards 2019

Bristol Hoop Awards
2020 Finalists

Best Creative Fun

Bristol Hoop Awards
2019 Finalists

Best Family Entertainment

Bristol Hoop Awards
2018 Finalists

Best Family Entertainment