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  • Waffle Tank

    Waffle Tank

    31 March 2024

    Come pitch your inventions and business ideas at this Dragons’ Den style edition of Waffle Club!

    This promises to be a hilarious and unpredictable night of bonkers pitches and presentations from our amateur comedians and everyday folk.

    Get in touch if you’d like to take part!

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About Waffle Club

Welcome to Tommy’s Waffle Club, a variety show where regular people can live out their wildest performance dreams, five minutes at a time. Join us for an unpredictable night of amateur comedy, true stories, and bad powerpoint presentations!

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!

WAFFLERS WANTED

Want to perform at Waffle Club?

Upcoming shows

  • Waffle Tank

    Waffle Tank

    31 March 2024

    Come pitch your inventions and business ideas at this Dragons’ Den style edition of Waffle Club!

    This promises to be a hilarious and unpredictable night of bonkers pitches and presentations from our amateur comedians and everyday folk.

    Get in touch if you’d like to take part!

Previous shows

  • Internet History

    Internet History

    28 January 2024

    Dive into the early days of the world wide web with this internet-themed comedy night.

    Our performers will reminisce on their best online memories, featuring everything from Wagatha Christie style drama to embarassing attempts at going viral on Newgrounds in 2004.

  • Games Night

    Games Night

    26 November 2023

    Have you ever thought Bristol’s comedy scene could do with fewer jokes and more spinning prize wheels?

    Join us for comedy, challenges, and cash prizes as five brilliant contestants – two comedians, two actors, and a clown – battle each other in a series of improvisational mini-games.

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  • Futurology

    Futurology

    3 September 2023

    Could a driverless car be a dad? Do robots girlboss? Does Virtual Tommy feel pain?

    We don’t know, but that didn’t stop us joking about it. Our motley crew of amateur comics delivered a hilarious and frankly bizarre futuristic variety show.

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  • Life Hacks

    Life Hacks

    21 May 2023

    Our second show! What a wild ride.

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  • WED Talks

    WED Talks

    19 February 2023

    The first ever Waffle Club was a smash hit! Here’s the proof.

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What people are saying

Waffle Club encourages participation from people who may be wary of open mics, and who would value a safe space in which to step on a stage, often for the first time.
Bristol 24/7

“Tom’s ironically painful malfunctioning slideshow [was] delivered with conviction and creativity.”
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 Bristol Show and Tell

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