Dance space

Dance training and rehearsal space


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Location info –
Bridewell St, Bristol BS1 2LE
Entrance from Bridewell street, 1st Floor opposite Rough Trade. For class entry please ring the buzzer at Bridewell street and the teacher will buzz you in the space.
The 1st floor is not accessible for wheelchair users. There is a set of stairs leading to Dance Space.

Dance Space

Bridewell St, Bristol BS1 2LE

Opening times
Monday to Friday: 7.30am – 9.30pm
Weekends: 7.30am – 9.30pm
Call: 0117 376 3457
Fully sprung Harlequin dance floor
PA System Available
Full-Length mirrors
Max capacity: 60 people
Length: 12m
Width: 12m
Private Hire
Booking enquiry:
Price from:
Cost per hour (Individuals)£18
Cost per hour (groups)£25
Cost per day£200
Weekend hire (2 days)£250

20% discount for block bookings, charities and youth groups with a minimum 5-hour same day booking.
Discounts also offered to new classes for a 6 week incubation period.

Our large and centrally located Dance Space runs a variety of regular classes and training sessions, alongside private hires. With full-length mirrors and a Harlequin sprung floor, the studio is perfect for groups to meet and train together. Please contact us if you would like to book the space.

Covid notice

We encourage people to wear masks in our buildings and ask that people do not visit if they feel unwell.

Get in touch with for our full COVID safety measures.

The Dance Studio is the perfect location for filming dance related shoots, productions and adverts. The studio is available to rent and is located near Bristol City Centre making it a central and well connected location for all hires.

In addition, the Dance Studio hosts a number of classes, workshops and rehearsals for dance instructors, theater companies, recreational groups and individuals.

Events at Dance space

Today – 6:00 pm

Dance Class
Contemporary Dance with Acrobatics – Beginners

Today – 7:30 pm

Dance Class
Intermediate Ballet – 3rd Stage Dance Company

Thursday 8th Dec – 10:00 am

Dance Class
Graham Intensive with Herbert DesLauriers Morning Class

Thursday 8th Dec – 5:30 pm

Dance Class
Free To Be… Dance Classes with Bethany Kyle

Thursday 8th Dec – 7:00 pm

Dance Class
Open Contemporary – 3rd Stage Dance Company

Friday 9th Dec – 11:00 am

A ballet dancer pirouetting in a city location beside a river
Visual Art Class
Ballet To Not Necessarily Ballet Music

Friday 9th Dec – 6:30 pm

Dance Class
Beginner Irish Dance with Horizon Dance Company

Saturday 10th Dec – 2:00 pm

Two figures bent low in a dance studio
Visual Art dance class
The Art of Contact Improvisation for Beginners & Beyond

Sunday 11th Dec – 11:00 am

Three women in glam performance costume smiling to camera with a large cheering crowd behind them.
Visual Art dance class
Dance for Performance workshop with Marianne Machin, December 11th

Monday 12th Dec – 11:00 am

Dance Class
Beginner’s Ballet

Monday 12th Dec – 12:30 pm

Dance Class
Advanced Ballet

Monday 12th Dec – 5:30 pm

Dance Class
Contemporary Dance with Acrobatics – Intermediate

Monday 12th Dec – 7:00 pm

Dance Class
Open Ballroom/Vogue Sessions

Tuesday 13th Dec – 7:30 am

Dance Class
VeraFlow with Emily Fry

Tuesday 13th Dec – 7:30 pm

Dance Class
World Fusion Dance