We provide access, space, logistics and support for a vibrant creative community in Bristol and beyond.
The Island hosts over 100 resident artists, and boasts a Circus Training Space, music studios, dance studios and a beautiful art gallery.
Venues for hire at The Island
The Dance Space runs a wide variety of classes and training sessions as well as being available for private hire.
Circus Training Space
The Island Circus Training Space offers many classes in circus-related disciplines, including silks, rope, aerial hoop, trapeze and acro yoga.
A beautiful large white and bright hireable gallery space with lantern ceiling and ancillary room located on the first floor of The Island.
The Island Venue
The licensed venue is available to host immersive performance, talks, exhibition and nightclub events.
Island Artist Studios
Work along side like minded creative people
Sparks Bristol is an art and sustainability hub where visitors can shop, create and explore what a greener, fairer future could look like.
Venues for hire at Sparks Bristol
Sparks Bristol – Dept of Imagination
The Department of Imagination at Sparks Bristol provides a range of creative spaces where people can harness the power of collective imagination.
Sparks Bristol Studios
Sparks Bristol offers coworking creative desk space and private studios / office space on the 2nd and 3rd Floors of Sparks Bristol.
Since taking on Ashton Court Mansion in 2018, Ashton Court has become the Arts Mansion hosting performance, music, art, sculpture and events.
Venues for hire at Arts Mansion
The stunning music room of Ashton Court Mansion can be hired for events, conferences, rehearsals, exhibitions and performances.
Light and bright south facing room of Georgian design with views over the South Lawn. Ideal for rehearsals, workshops & meetings.
The Great Hall
One of the oldest venues in Bristol, the Great Hall dates back to the 15th century and is perfect for exhibitions, filming or soirees!
WAFD ArtSpace Ashton Court
ArtSpace Ashton Court is a research project exploring the power of outdoor art to connect people. Entry to Ashton Court Estate is free.
The Vestibules are two former entrances located at either end of the city hall which was opened up to showcase Bristol talent.