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January 2017
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Back Scratcher / Night Scratch #2 Call Out!

January 11 @ 8:00 am - February 1 @ 12:00 pm
SPACE, 6 West street
Old Market Bristol, BS2 0BH United Kingdom
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Back Scratcher / Night Scratch performance call-out Bristol, SPACE

Back Scratcher Night Scratch is coming back!! Back Scratcher/Night Scratch is a scratch event for contemporary performance, dance and live art. Next event will be on 25th FEB, and we're calling for you and your work. For more information and an application form please follow the link:  https://www.dropbox.com/s/ijr1hy1lfc8d4kt/Back%20Scratcher%20.docx?dl=0     Join the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1174015259372426/

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£5

Loose Lips x Treehouse in Bristol – w/Creta Kano & Laksa

January 20 @ 10:00 pm
Loose Lips at The Island, Bristol

To kick off their 2017 parties, two friendly crews are coming together for a wrinse out at Bristol's enthralling old prison cells. Sound provided by Jenga Soundsystem - 16kw Custom and Turbosound Rig. Loose Lips - https://www.facebook.com/looselips123 Treehouse - https://www.facebook.com/gettothetreehouse £5 / £8 22:00 - 03:00 LINE-UP: - Creta Kano (Pinkman/Happy Skull) https://soundcloud.com/creta-kano From Harlesden, London. Releases on Pinkman, Happy Skull & Bokhari. Forthcoming 12"s in early 2017. Radio/club play from Legowelt, Objekt & Shanti Celeste. - Laksa (Timedance/Mistry) https://soundcloud.com/laksauk…

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Bravery School photography exhibition

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - January 29 @ 8:00 pm
Bravery School exhibition in the Gallery Space at The Island

Bravery School exhibition PHOTOGRAPHY from UWE 1st & 2nd year photography students, Sarah Robbins & Hannah Wirgman Tues 24th Jan Launch event from 6-9 pm. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bravery-school-launch-event-tickets-31119756028 Wed 25th Jan exhibition open 12-5 pm Thurs 26th Jan exhibition open 2-8 pm Frid 27th Jan exhibition open 5-8 pm Sat 28th Jan exhibition open 12-5pm Sun 29th 2-5 pm Ticketed showcase Free to attend https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bravery-school-showcase-discussion-tickets-31253311496?aff=erelpanelorg http://www.braveryschool.org/

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£2.5

Bravery School Launch Event

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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Bravery School Launch night, Bristol, The Island

WHAT & WHO You are invited to the launch of BRAVERY SCHOOL Conceived by interdisciplinary practioner Rosalind J Turner ~ Phase 1 birthed in collaboration Photography Exhibition, Performance and Talks Featuring PHOTOGRAPHY from UWE 1st & 2nd year photography students, Sarah Robbins & Hannah Wirgman PERFORMANCE from Tallulah Rendall, TALKS by Rosalind J Turner, Liz Banks, UWE Photography Dept, Helen Burge of Worleys Cider WHEN & WHERE Tuesday 24th January 6pm until 9pm, PLEASE NOTE - DOORS CLOSED AT 6.45pm,…

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Bravery School – Bravery Symposium

January 27 @ 12:30 pm - 4:35 pm
Bravery School Bravery Symposium in the Gallery Space at The Island

PLEASE NOTE - THIS IS A WOMEN ONLY EVENT WHAT A call to CHANGE THE STORY through inspiration, encouragement, sharing and collaboration. WHY In a world where women still experience both discrimination and challenge in both overt and subtle ways, some of it experienced from other women, we are interested in unpacking the stories we tell ourselves and the tales we tell others, deconstructing our individual and cultural narratives and exploring how we can CHANGE THE STORY HOW Inspiring women…

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£10

Timedance – 27th Jan – Ben UFO

January 27 @ 10:00 pm - January 28 @ 3:00 am
Time Dance, The Island, Bristol

It's fair to say keeping this one under wraps hasn't been easy... Timedance are very happy to announce that we have the one and only Ben UFO coming to play at The Island to kick out those January blues... Since reaching international stardom Ben has rarely played in Bristol outside of the super clubs, it's an honour to be able to bring him to one of the cities best intimate spaces for an all night set. As usual tickets will…

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£10

Musu ft Suzanne Kraft & Nebraska (live)

January 28 @ 10:00 pm - January 29 @ 3:00 am
Musu ft. Suzanne Kraft & Nebraska (live) • The Island, Bristol

Musu are back for their first event of 2017 and together we’ll be descending to the old Prison Cells beneath The Island, bringing with us 2 artists we've had our eye on for quite some time now for a pair of Bristol debuts. First of, from Amsterdam we welcome Diego Herrera, best known for his recent output under his Suzanne Kraft moniker. Currently riding a wave of success following a string of acclaimed releases, most recently via his 'DJ Safety…

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Bravery School Showcase & Discussion

January 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bravery School SHOWCASE & DISCUSSION in the Gallery Space at The Island

Please join us to see a taste of our work in progress following an Artists Residency at Jacobs Wells Baths 3rd ~15th January 17, exploring the idea of a BRAVERY SCHOOL. In this first phase, a BRAVERY SCHOOL FOR WOMEN, Rosalind J Turner the project lead, has been working in collaboration almost daily with 4 other women and with input from a range of other women practitioners. Working with themes of sisterhood, competition between women, cultural ideas of the ‘acceptable’ woman.…

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February 2017
£8

Woven #2

February 4 @ 10:00 pm - February 5 @ 3:00 am
Woven #2, The Island, Bristol

Woven are back for another night of crystal clear minimal techno and house in Bristol's most unique venue. This time around we've got a Turbosound Aspect sound system, professionally engineered for the unique industrial space within the old police cells. We're also bringing in the stunning custom built PotetentialDifference_ infiinity mirror lighting rig to amp up the atmosphere. Playing is a very special guest whose made his name in Bristol over the past few years as an accomplished techno producer. Often…

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£10

IBT17 | The Dawn Feat. Matthew Herbert

February 11 @ 9:00 pm - February 12 @ 2:00 am
In Between Time - The Dawn, The Island, Bristol

'Wow, wow, wow, like nothing I've ever witnessed before!' AUDIENCE (THE STORM, IBT15 ART PARTY) THE IBT17 ART PARTY Feat Dj Sets from.... Matthew Herbert Shapes B.Please Bodywork We Like To Party Truce - Girl collective Feat. FRAU DJS + Duchess DJs Bristol Dawn Light Installation from Limbic Cinema Dresscode : Summon your night owl Unleash your dawn creature Be the art at the party Become sunrise or nightfall Firestation The Island For one night only, sunrise and nightfall wash…

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£12

Young Echo – Demdike Stare (live) + special guests

February 24 @ 10:00 pm - February 25 @ 3:00 am
Young Echo at The Island, Bristol

Young Echo Sound is back at The Island! // Friday 24/2/17 • 10pm - 3am // We invite you to join us as we, once again, install a soundsystem into the old Police cell block in Bristol city centre for a night of sonic eclecticism, live performances, dubplate acrobatics and a general, sustained sense of dread throughout the entire evening.. We have an absolutely jam-packed line up for this one, and we're particularly excited to have the incredible Demdike Stare…

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Deep Discs // First Slice: Damiano von Erckert

February 25 @ 10:00 pm - February 26 @ 3:00 am
Deep Discs // First Slice: Damiano von Erckert in the Venue Space at the Island

We are extremely excited to announce that Damiano Von Erckert will be kicking off Deep Discs at the Island on Saturday 25th February. Damiano von Erckert (AVA. Recordings) - 3 hour set https://www.residentadvisor.net/dj/damianovonerckert Damiano von Erckert will be bringing his wideranging selection of feel good dance music that will have the Island bouncing. Originating from West Germany, Damiano set up AVA. Recordings in 2011 which quickly gained notoriety, and now works with top artists such as MCDE, Lowtec and Tito…

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March 2017

Miles and Velon Presents

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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Miles and Velon Radio, The Island, Bristol

'Miles and Velon Presents' a day of art and music and knowledge in the gallery space at The Island, Bristol. The Island is a forward thinking arts and craft studio space, home to an array of talented Bristol creatives. Also the home to Miles and Velon's studio. Wednesday marks MAV's first showing. This is the first of a string of events going forward, that will showcase creative talents from across Bristol. Schedule for this Wed 1st March: 10.00 space opens,…

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MISH MASH: Fine Art Exhibition & Fundraiser

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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Mish Mash Exhibition and Fundraiser, The Island, Bristol

Come join us for art, performances, music, zines, prints & drinks! Bring along your friends and your pocket money to help us raise money for UWE Fine Art degree show! Entry is free: but taking donations on the door and a small bar run by donations. Zines and prints will also be available to buy Thursday 2nd March 7pm - 10pm https://www.facebook.com/events/703326889827787/

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Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here

March 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here, The Island, Bristol

Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here The Island gallery space, Bristol, UK Saturday 4th March 2017 12.30-1.30pm This event is one of many 10th Anniversary Readings for al-Mutanabbi Street taking place internationally over 4th and 5th March 2017, from Australia to Iraq, Paris to Quebec. On March 5th 2007, a car bomb was exploded on al-Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad. Al-Mutanabbi Street is in a mixed Shia-Sunni area. More than 30 people were killed and more than 100 were wounded. Al-Mutanabbi Street, the…

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£8

Tech-No Prisoners Returns to The Island

March 10 @ 10:00 pm - March 11 @ 3:00 am
Mi Casa Su Casa, The Island, Bristol

Tech-No Prisoners Returns to The Island, Bristol. Tickets sold on Headfirst £8.00 - £15.00 www.headfirstbristol.co.uk Further Event information will be released soon.

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Movement MASH-UP presents Dance for Katie

March 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Movement MASH-UP presents Dance for Katie in the Dance Space at The Island

Taster sessions for all exploring a variety of styles with professional dancers and teachers from Bristol. All proceeds will go to http://www.gofundme.com/ks-katies-medical-fund £ 25 day pass or £ 6 per class Facebook page with dance styles and timetable available to attend throughout the event:  Movement Mash-Up Bristol: Dance for Katie For more information and bookings please contact: Rise.ydc@googlemail.com http://www.riseyouthdance.com/

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April 2017

OrganChrist Live Stream via Monument

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
organchrist live streaming via Monument at The Island

OrganChrist based here in Lock Down Studios are live streaming  from their studio at the Island via Monument in Oslo. Monument is a blog, podcast and club concept with deep roots in techno music. Follow the page to receive notification of the transmission: https://www.facebook.com/MonuMnt/

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£5

Loose Lips in Bristol – w/Lakker, Chris Farrell & Vertical Sofa

April 14 @ 10:00 pm - April 15 @ 3:00 am
Loose Lips in Bristol

After our last sell-out event, we're stepping it up and hosting a special Thai New Year celebration in Bristol's amazing prison cells. The Songkran festival is the traditional Thai New Year's Day and is celebrated from 13 April to 15 April. Its significance is based on the entry of the sun into the sign of Aries the Ram. In fact, April Fool's Day probably originated as mocking those who didn't accept the switch of New Year from April to January…

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£8

Room 237 Presents Perc – ‘Bitter Music’ Album Launch

April 15 @ 10:00 pm - April 16 @ 3:00 am
Room 237, The Island, Bristol

--- LINEUP Perc Black Amiga Trigger Warning Context --- DETAILS Industrial techno pioneer and the man behind Perc Trax returns to the prison cells to launch his latest album, ‘Bitter Music’ Room 237 proudly welcome Perc back to Bristol to celebrate the release of his third album, 'Bitter Music', following 'Wicker & Steel' (2011) and 'The Power And The Glory' (2014). As before the album will see a release on his own Perc Trax imprint, giving Perc the complete creative…

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