Bristol Silents Events Calendar

This is where we’ll inform you about upcoming silent film (and silent film related) events in Bristol. If you know of any events not listed here don’t hesitate to get in touch, either by leaving a comment below, emailing us on SlapstickFest@gmail.com or by messaging us via Twitter or Facebook.

Wednesday 30th April: THE WIND (Victor Sjöström / 1928) Live score by Lola Perrin
Location: Watershed, Bristol : 6:00pm / £8.00 full / £6.50 concessions

Tuesday 6th May: Seventyseven Film Club: From Morn to Midnight (Karlheinz Martin/1921)
Location: The Arts House, 108A Stokes Croft, Bristol >: 8:00pm / £3

Wednesday 14th May: Bristol Silents Club Screening: Japanese Crime Silent Film
Intro by Dr Mark Bould (University of West of England)
Location: Lansdown Pub, Clifton: 7:30pm: Free Entry

Tuesday 3rd June: Stand Up for Slapstick 3
Location: Colston Hall, Bristol: 7:30pm: £29.56 (Includes Booking Fee)

Tuesday 3rd June: Seventyseven Film Club: The Late Mathias Pascal (Marcel L’Herbier/1926)
Location: The Arts House, 108A Stokes Croft, Bristol >: 8:00pm / £3

Sunday 8th June: The Phantom of the Opera with Live Score by Minima (Rupert Julian/1925)
Location: Wotton Electric Picture House, Wotton-under-Edge >: 3:00pm

Wednesday 11th June: Bristol Silents Club Screening: Australian Silent Film
Intro by Stephen Morgan (King’s College, London)
Location: Lansdown Pub, Clifton: 7:30pm: Free Entry

Wednesday 9th July: Bristol Silents Club Screening: TBC
Location: Lansdown Pub, Clifton: 7:30pm: Free Entry

Wednesday 13th August: Bristol Silents Club Screening: TBC
Location: Lansdown Pub, Clifton: 7:30pm: Free Entry

Wednesday 10th September: Bristol Silents Club Screening: TBC
Location: Lansdown Pub, Clifton: 7:30pm: Free Entry

TBC: Saturday 15th November: THE FOUR HORSEMAN OF THE APOCALYPSE (Rex Ingram / 1921)
Location: Watershed, Bristol
Intro by Kevin Brownlow

TBC: Sunday 16th November: THE BIG PARADE (King Vidor / 1925)
Location: Watershed, Bristol
Intro by Kevin Brownlow

  1. #1 by ray wilson on February 28, 2013 - 9:58 am

    You have some interesting
    programmes.Will you be showing
    any films with clara bow?
    As 2015 is the 50th anniversary
    of her death a commerative programme would be nice,
    but why wait till then

    • #2 by Bristol Silents on February 28, 2013 - 12:23 pm

      Hi Ray,
      We have been looking into another possible Clara event (after last years Slapstick event we had with Kevin Brownlow). In light of the BBC documentary, we might go back to her sometime early next year. Watch this space.

  2. #3 by John L. Howarth on March 20, 2013 - 4:38 pm

    Do you ever venture any further North ? Surely you can’t all be members of the Flat Earth Society.
    Ever hopefully yours John Howarth

  3. #4 by Bristol Silents on March 22, 2013 - 2:54 pm

    Hi John,
    Sadly not at the moment (in ref to the events further North; no comment in ref to the Flat Earth Society). We have had the odd event in Edinburgh over the years; but no plans to go any further North in the future. Apart from a one off Slapstick event sometime later in the next month or so. Will post something about that nearer the time.
    Cheers
    Bristol Silents

  4. #5 by Gill Kirk on November 29, 2013 - 1:39 pm

    Any chance of some daytime events? I have a Chaplin-obsessed toddler…thanks!

  5. #6 by Kris Cowell on December 15, 2013 - 3:00 pm

    Please note the Happiness (1934) has been rescheduled to Monday 13th Jan 8pm. We will also be screening Claude Friese-Greene’s early colour documentary of his travels from Lands End to John O’ Groats ‘The Open Road’ (1925) in a travelogue double bill with Andrew Kotting’s brilliant ‘Gallivant’ (1996) on 6th Jan 8pm and Herbert Ponting’s brilliant and deeming moving official record of Captain Scott’s legendary ill-fated journey to the South Pole ‘The Great White Silence’ (1924) on 27th Jan 8pm. See facebook.com/seventysevenfilm for more details. Thanks, Seventyseven.

  6. #7 by emmazuzu on February 26, 2014 - 2:55 pm

    Please excuse the shameless plug, but I wanted to let John Howarth know that the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema is further north – Bo’ness, Falkirk to be precise! This year’s Festival takes place 12th-16th March http://www.hippfest.co.uk

  7. #8 by Kris Cowell on March 11, 2014 - 7:57 pm

    Please note that we are no longer based at Southbank Club which means our screening of By the Law (1926) will now be held at The Arts House, 108a Stokes Croft, BS1 3RU on Tuesday 8th April at 8pm. Could you update your calendar accordingly.

    We are also screening Karlheinz Martin’s radically stylised adaptation of From Morn To Midnight (1921) at The Arts House on Tuesday 6th May at 8pm

    Thanks

    Seventyseven film club.

  8. #9 by Kris Cowell on March 14, 2014 - 7:50 pm

    We are also screening The Late Mathias Pascal (dir. Marcel L’Herbier/1926) at 8pm Tuesday 3rd June at The Arts House, Stokes Croft.

    Many thanks,

    Seventyseven film club

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