Our Favourite Magic & Comedy Bars In Bristol & Bath
There’s plenty of activities on offer when you’re looking for ways to spend an evening in Bristol or Bath but if you’re planning a big night out, sometimes it’s worth looking for something a little bit different.
Luckily, we have a few tricks up our sleeves.
We’ve waved our West Country wand and conjured up this list of the best magic and comedy bars in Bristol and Bath that’ll leave you laughing or open-mouthed with amazement. maybe even both.
The Best 5 Magic and Comedy Nights in Bristol and Bath
Whether you're planning a date night, hen or stag party, or simply just a fun evening out, read on to discover our favourite magic and comedy bars in Bath and Bristol.
Comedy clubs are always a sure bet for great entertainment. There's nothing quite like laughing along with your friends whether you think the comedian is hilarious or cringe-worthy! Even better if you're going for a special occasion and you can embarrass the birthday boy or bride-to-be by handing them over as canon fodder for the compere!
Many people have never been to a magic show, bar that entertainer you had at your sixth birthday party who produced foam balls from your ears! Visiting a magic bar can be a great unique night out and something that can be enjoyed by people of all ages.
Take your pick from a venue with a more formal show or a bar with close up magic you can sit down to enjoy for 10 minutes of the evening. Read on to discover our top picks to find a night that will fill you with excitement and wonder.
Regardless of whether you plump for comedy or magic, they are fabulous group activities, just be prepared for some audience participation!
Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre, Bath
If you are looking for some great magic in Bath, then you should consider going to hidden secret, Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre. This is a small magic bar that is based at the Ale House Pub where shows happen every Friday and Saturday evening at 8pm.
With the intimate venue, the magicians really have to be on their game with the audience so nearby. But we bet you won’t be able to figure out any of their tricks, as they book some really top notch acts!
Smoke & Mirrors, Bristol
Smoke & Mirrors is home to some of the most exciting live magic and comedy that the city has to offer.
The venue is open throughout the week, but really comes to life on Fridays and Saturdays for the House Magicians’ Comedy and Magic Show.
If you’re looking for Bristol activities to entertain you in the evening this should be near the top of your list. Tickets are available through the venue’s online box office and we’d recommend booking in advance as the shows often sell out.
Sleight Bar, Bath
Tucked away in the basement of The Ale House, Sleight Bar is the place to be for an evening of close-up magic and cocktails.
Open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night, the bar hosts magicians who will leave even the most sceptical of people scratching their heads.
If you’re looking for Bath activities that are a little bit different for a stag, hen or birthday party, Sleight is great for groups. Private seating is available to hire which includes a free bottle of bubbly on arrival as well as a private magic show at your table.
If you ask anybody from Bath for the best place to catch a comedy show, they’ll all tell you to head to Komedia. The venue has a calendar that’s packed full of comedy, music and cabaret and is also home to the best comedy night in the city.
Krater Comedy Club welcomes an eclectic mix of comedians from across the country every Saturday.
Line ups often feature famous faces alongside fresh new talent, so you’re guaranteed to find something to make you giggle.
The Comedy Box, Bristol
The Comedy Box hosts a variety of familiar faces from the comedy circuit alongside some of the most exciting up-and-comers from the UK and further afield.
With shows scheduled throughout the week, it’s worth checking out their website if you’re trying to find Bristol activities for after work.
As well as their mid-week entertainment, their regular comedy night, ‘Stand Up for The Weekend’ takes place on Saturday evenings. It showcases some of the brightest talent in Bristol guaranteed to keep you laughing all the way until Monday.
Whether you’re visiting the South West or you’re just looking for something to do on your doorstep that’s a little bit different, there’s plenty of evening entertainment full of wit and wizardry that’ll make your night out in Bristol or Bath both memorable and magical.