Winter Warmers: Paper Dragon

Winter Warmers: An Alternative 12 days of Christmas
Saturday 4th 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 fifth day of Christmas, Arts Mansion presents Paper Dragon Live band.

Having been described as Fleetwood Mac meets Roni Size. Paper Dragon with Ruth Royall (their own incarnation of Stevie Nicks) at the helm have been riding a meteoric rise to the forefront of the electronic scene in UK

Since their explosion onto the Bristol dance scene, Paper Dragon have been craving out their niche with a stream of highly regarded releases.
Now getting regular air time with their genre fluid approach to music on Radio 1 and international stations world wide and with their massive collaborations with Grafix and Axel Boy in 2021 they have laid a solid foundation for the upcoming Circuits EP.
After a storming performance on the BBC Introducing festival stage, their monthly live residnace in Bristol and their radio show on SWU.fm They have built their fan base who are exited to see the Dragons let out of the cage post pandemic.
With the ‘Dragons’ body of work featuring U2, Kate Bush, Massive Attack, Rick Rubin, Brian Eno, Underworld, KOAN Sound, TC, Distorted Minds, NAO, Mount Kimbie and Fred V & Grafix it’s no surprise the band is one to watch.

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 the main car park are limited. There are overspill car park options nearby which will require a 5-10 minute walk up to the estate. Please arrive in plenty of time as there is another event on until 8.30pm and it may take take a little more time getting here and finding a car parking space as there is another event running at the same time.

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 Up Trail and will be guided to the West Lawn Entrance (opposite side to the cafe).

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 a car park space and the entrance of the Mansion as here is will be 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.