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Join your host Tom Rolfe for an unpredictable and heart-warming night of amateur comedy, true stories and bad powerpoint presentations!


Every show, our comedians riff on a new theme. Here’s what’s coming up in 2024:

2 JUNE: MYSTERIES & MAGIC
Embrace the supernatural, alien, transcendental, and extramundane…


Starring a mixed bag of fresh-faced volunteers and pre-selected regulars, no two acts are the same and nothing is vetted beforehand. There’s a theme, but our myriad of performers run with it: you’re as likely to see a hilarious true story as you are a surreal dance number or a raunchy beat poem. Only one thing’s for certain: you’re in for a treat as Bristol’s most talented nobodies deliver fresh chunks of comedy waffle.

Hosted by Tom Rolfe of Show & Tell fame (ten-time headliner, twenty-time tech support) Tommy’s Waffle Club is a safe space for wannabe performers who might find conventional open mic nights a bit intimidating. Come and have a go if you’re not quite hard enough. If you’d like to perform, please get in touch!

So join us for a chaotic night of silliness and cheer on our motley crew of amateur performers!

“Tom’s ironically painful malfunctioning slideshow [was] delivered with conviction and creativity.”
Tilly Clarke, The State of the Arts

“You can steal the format if you want but I’d prefer you called it something else.”
Sophie Bishop, creator of Show and Tell

  • Dates: Sun 2nd June & Quarterly Sundays
  • Show time: 7pm
  • Tickets: £8
  • Running Time: 2 hours (with interval)
  • Suitable for: Ages 14+
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  • Running Time: 2 hours (with interval)
  • Suitable for: Ages 14+
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