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Tickets for Slapstick Festival 2018 can be bought from the individual venue box offices hosting the events with the exception of Spite Marriage and The Kagools (on Thursday) which are both Arnolfini events, tickets for these events can only be bought from Colston Hall.

Interested? Read on below to find out more…


If you’re as passionate about slapstick and silent comedy as we are then you might consider booking one of our festival passes to save money on events.

Colston Hall are selling all Slapstick Festival passes and there are two options: the Silent Comedy Pass featuring all 12 events held from Thursday to Sunday at Watershed and Arnolfini and our – not for the faint hearted- Full Pass which includes tickets to all 25 Slapstick events over five days and has the additional bonuses of premium seating at Bristol Old Vic and Colston Hall (i.e. great seats!) and a free 2018 Festival T-Shirt as a big ‘thank you’ for supporting the festival.

Silent Comedy Pass

Tickets to all 12 events from Jan at Watershed and Arnolfini.
Only £72.00 including all booking fees.


Slapstick Full Pass

Tickets to all events held at Watershed and Arnolfini PLUS all remaining tickets from the Friday night gala* at Colston Hall to the final event on Sunday evening at Bristol Old Vic (all 23 events) Only £220.00 including all booking fees

* If you have already purchased your Gala ticket please call Colston Hall Box Office to pay a discounted rate for this pass.



Details regarding discounted accommodation for festival delegates.

The Bristol Hotel – 0117 923 0333
Superior Double – Sole Occupancy – £96 Bed & Breakfast (£11 supplement if double) per night
Quote “Slapstick” when booking – limited allocation

Hotel du Vin – 0117 403 2979
10% Discount – Quote “SLAPF900” when booking or quote ‘Slapstick’ with Reservation team

Bristol Marriott – 0800 221 222
15% Discount – Quote “FVJ” when booking

Clifton Hotels
Clifton Hotels – 0117 9733980

10% Discount in all four hotels in Clifton: The Washington, the Clifton, the Rodney, and the Berkeley Square Hotel. Quote “Slapstick Festival 2018” when booking over the phone, or SLAPSTICK online. 10% Discount also available for restaurants.
The same discount also applies to their luxury hotel suites, Berkeley Suites.

Victoria Square – 0117 973 9058
10% Discount – Quote “Slapstick” when booking by telephone

Brooks Guest House – 0117 930 0066
Weekday Double Occupancy – £89 Bed & Breakfast per night
Weekend Double Occupancy – £109 Bed & Breakfast per night
Quote “Slapstick” when booking

Cliftonshortlets – 0117 923 7947
5 Westbourne Place, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1RZ

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