Gallery Space


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Location info –
Nelson Street, Bristol, BS1 2LE
Entrance from Bridewell street, 1st Floor opposite rough trade. Please note the Gallery is only open when the sign for exhibitions is left outside.
There is a set of stairs leading to the Gallery space and we regret to inform you that the 1st-floor space areas are not accessible to wheelchair users.

Gallery Space

Opening times
Monday to Friday: 10am – 10pm
Weekends: 10am – 5pm
Call: 0117 376 3457
Max capacity: 120 people
Length: 7.1m
Width: 9.4m
Private Hire
Booking enquiry:
Prices from:
Cost per hour£30 (min 2 hours)
Cost per day£200 (5+ hours)
Evening hire£350
Weekend hire (2x days)£250
One week (7 days)£400

20% Discount : charities and youth groups with a minimum 5-hour same day booking.
To support our Island tenants, we offer 50% discount off the first 4 bookings in our Gallery Space.

The large, white-walled Gallery Space is flooded with natural light from the stunning overhead windows. The centrally-located comprises two spaces, the main gallery and a smaller room, which can be used as an extension of the gallery or a back of house area. Whether it be theatre, an exhibition, workshop, a market, or rehearsal space, we’re happy to chat about whatever ideas you might have.

Past events

Ausform Micro-Fest 2015

Crossed Fingers – The UK Fingerboard Championship 2012


Covid notice

Our artist studios will remain open for studio holders who cannot work from home. Our other hireable spaces will be open only for live streaming and rehearsals. All in-person classes and exhibitions are being postponed or rescheduled. Maximum capacity is 10 people + 1 teacher (2m social distancing in place)

 Get in touch with for our full COVID safety measures.