Gallery Space


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Location info –
Bridewell Street, Bristol BS1 2QD
Entrance from Bridewell street, 1st Floor opposite rough trade. Please note the Gallery is only open when the sign for exhibitions is left outside.
The 1st floor is not accessible for wheelchair users. There is a set of stairs leading to Dance Space. For full access information please download our accessibility document.

Gallery Space

Bridewell Street, Bristol BS1 2QD

Opening times
Monday to Friday: 10-8
Weekends: 10-4
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
Sat-Sun £350

20% Discount for 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’s an exhibition, theatre, workshop, market, launch event, or rehearsal, we’re happy to chat about any ideas may you have. 

Past events

Ausform Micro-Fest 2015

Holysseus Fly music video for ‘Bloom’ 2023

Crossed Fingers – The UK Fingerboard Championship 2012


Thurs 23rd to 26th May – 5:00 pm

Abstract illustration of a face with a seat on the cheek with another figure sitting and smoking.
Visual Art Exhibition
Passive Creatives

Tuesday 4th Jun – 10:00 am

Photo of protestors in 1970's South Asia
Visual Art Exhibition
Global Routes Project Exhibition 2024

Thursday 20th Jun – 6:30 pm

Exhibition poster design with illustrated characters dancing around a bottle
Visual Art Exhibition
New Traditions : An Exhibition on Modern Folklore In the UK and Ireland

Monday 1st Jul – 6:30 pm

Painting of two female faces partly submerged in water
Visual Art Exhibition
Burning Sisterhood