Winter Warmers: Performers from Insight Ensemble

Winter Warmers: An Alternative 12 days of Christmas
Saturday 11th December and 16th December
Arts Mansion, Ashton Court Estate, BS41 9JN

Arts Mansion presents: Winter Warmers, an alternative twelve days of Christmas – 12 evenings of entertainment featuring wide ranging eclectic acts to help you shake off the winter blues and keep you warm this winter.

On the eighth (and ninth!) day of Christmas, Arts Mansion presents Performers from Insight Ensemble

Performers from Insight Ensemble will perform four special one off shows over 2 evenings at the unique Ashton Court Mansion venue. We welcome all to come on a family friendly, wintry, icy journey of classical music, poetry and dance.

Insight Ensemble – are Breaking boundaries on Bristol’s classical music scene, performing atmospheric orchestral shows in unique settings. Founded in 2015 as a string orchestra, Insight Ensemble has since expanded into a full symphony orchestra incorporating musicians, soloists, dancers, circus performers, visual artists and technicians who are smashing the cliche of bringing classical music to new audiences. Innovative, expressive and passionate, they create enchanting journeys through themed soundscapes, surrounding promenade audiences with an immersive musical and visual experience. Insight Ensemble’s repertoire spans from timeless classical greats to freshly commissioned works by living composers.

Putting on 100% sell-out shows, Insight Ensemble is proud to be established in the heart of Bristol at the historic Loco Klub and working in collaboration with The Invisible Circus. We are delighted to have performers from Insight Ensemble as part of our Winter Warmers series.

Arrival Info:
Address: Ashton Court Mansion, Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton BS41 9JN
About: The Arts Mansion (Ashton Court) is now an inclusive multi-use arts venue for Bristol and North Somerset facilitating art, theatre, performance and community activities in Ashton Court.

How to get there:
Directions to Ashton Court Estate (North Somerset) with public transport – The following transport lines have routes that pass near Ashton Court Estate
Bus: X3a, X3, X4 leaves from Bristol city centre (opposite The Hippodrome) every 11 minutes, Last buses return at 10.22pm and 11.22pm link to times here. Once you are dropped off at Clifton Lodge it is a 5-10 minute walk up to Ashton Court Estate. To find out about the latest on the roads and get comprehensive travel directions by public transport please visit TravelWest.info

Parking:
There are free car parking spaces at the Mansion House car park: including 10 disabled parking bays. Please car share, use public transport, taxi and cycle wherever possible as car park spaces in Main car park are limited. There will be overspill car park options nearby which willrequire a 5-10 minute walk up to the estate.

FAQ
Taxi pick up and drop off point is in front of the Ashton Court Cafe area. Once you arrive you will be directed to the right hand side of the building and walk through part of the Light Trail to the West Lawn Entrance.

Bristol Light Up Event – There is another outdoor Light Up Bristol event happening in the grounds of the estate between 4-8.30pm from 19th-24th December. Please note there will be stewards checking tickets when you enter the estate. Please show proof of your tickets and they will guide you to the entrance of the Mansion, as there is a one way pedestrian system in place.

Disabled access – There is disabled access to the Mansion through the West Lawn entrance. Please inform us if you require assistance, if you are coming with a support/ carer they do not require a separate ticket. Please let us know if you have any access requirements prior to your visit with us.