We provide access, space, logistics and support for a vibrant creative community in Bristol and beyond.

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Nelson Street, Bristol, BS1 2BE
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The Island

The Island hosts over 100 resident artists, and boasts a Circus Training Space, music studios, dance studios and a beautiful art gallery.

Venues for hire at The Island

Dance Space

The Dance Space runs a wide variety of classes and training sessions as well as being available for private hire.

Circus Training Space

The Island Circus Training Space offers many classes in circus-related disciplines, including silks, rope, aerial hoop, trapeze and acro yoga.

Gallery Space

A beautiful large white and bright hireable gallery space with lantern ceiling and ancillary room located on the first floor of The Island.

The Island Venue

The licensed venue is available to host immersive performance, talks, exhibition and nightclub events.

Island Artist Studios

Work along side like minded creative people

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Sparks Bristol, 78 Broadmead, Bristol BS1 3DS
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Sparks Bristol

Sparks Bristol is an art and sustainability hub where visitors can shop, create and explore what a greener, fairer future could look like.

Venues for hire at Sparks Bristol

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Sparks Bristol – Dept of Imagination

The Department of Imagination at Sparks Bristol provides a range of creative spaces where people can harness the power of collective imagination.

Sparks Bristol Studios

Sparks Bristol offers coworking creative desk space and private studios / office spaceĀ on the 2nd and 3rd Floors of Sparks Bristol.

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Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton, Bristol BS41 9JN
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Arts Mansion

Since taking on Ashton Court Mansion in 2018, Ashton Court has become the Arts Mansion hosting performance, music, art, sculpture and events.

Venues for hire at Arts Mansion

Music Room

The stunning music room of Ashton Court Mansion can be hired for events, conferences, rehearsals, exhibitions and performances.

Panelled Lounges

Light and bright south facing room of Georgian design with views over the South Lawn. Ideal for rehearsals, workshops & meetings.

The Great Hall

One of the oldest venues in Bristol, the Great Hall dates back to the 15th century and is perfect for exhibitions, filming or soirees!

WAFD ArtSpace Ashton Court

ArtSpace Ashton Court is a research project exploring the power of outdoor art to connect people. Entry to Ashton Court Estate is free.

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The Vestibules, City Council, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR
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The Vestibules are two former entrances located at either end of the city hall which was opened up to showcase Bristol talent.

Venues for hire at Vestibules

Vestibules (Park St.)

Unique hireable exhibition space at City Hall next to Park St overlooking College Green.

Vestibules (Deanery Rd.)

Unique exhibition space at City Hall next to Bristol Cathedral and the Library on Deanery Rd.

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