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February 2017

Unlocked

February 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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Unlocked, The Vestibules, alldaybreakfast, Bristol

We are delighted to present our new project: The Vestibules. Two brand new art spaces at City Hall to showcase Bristol talent and give cultural and community groups unique environments to display their work. Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol, has opened two brand new art spaces at City Hall to showcase Bristol talent and give cultural and community groups unique environments to display their work. The new spaces sit within City Hall’s vestibules; former entrances located at either end of…

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March 2017

Near Death Experience

March 6 @ 11:00 am - March 28 @ 7:00 pm
near death experience. the vestiblues, Bristol

March 6-28: Charlie Tuesday Gates, The Vestibules, City Hall Catch the renowned taxidermy artist in residence at Bristol’s newest art and performance space. The Mary Poppins of pop-ups has pulled it out the bag and will be legally setting up camp for 3 weeks in The City Hall with a weird wonderland of art, taxidermy and fabulous fashion pieces. Amazingly, The Mayor of Bristol has opened two new arts spaces, and Charlie Tuesday Gates is one of The Vestibules first residents. www.charlietuesdaygates.co.uk Monday - Friday 11am…

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Start-up Stories #1: Artspace Lifespace

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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Start-up Stories #1: Artspace Lifespace, The Vestibules, Bristol

Startup Stories is Bristol's new monthly social event for start-ups, prospective founders or anyone with an interest in this area... At the heart of every venture is a story. Your story. Of why you chose your business, how you grew, the passion, determination and spirit behind every decision. Join us, listen to startups share their story whilst you share yours...Learn from others, network with like-minded people and inspire one another! Konichiwa Agency and Indies in Bristol are hosting a new…

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May 2017
Free

Surviving or Thriving

May 8 @ 12:30 pm - May 12 @ 5:30 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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Changes Bristol, The Vestibules, Bristol

Mental Health Awareness with Changes Bristol Monday 8th May - Friday 12th, 12.30 - 5.30 daily The Mental Health Foundation has hosted Mental Health Awareness Week in the second week of May since 2000. In previous years the week has focused on how mindfulness, anxiety, sleep deprivation and relationships can impact our mental health. In 2017 the theme is 'surviving or thriving'. Good mental health is more than the absence of a mental health problem. The theme of ‘Surviving or…

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Photographic Silent Auction with TONIC

May 16 @ 10:00 am - May 18 @ 7:00 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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Photographic silent auction, The Vestibules, Bristol

An exhibition held in association with UWE’s Photography Degree show,Tonic 2017. The exhibition will display photographic works from a diverse range of reputable artists from across the country. Concluding with a silent auction evening on Thursday 18th May where guests are encouraged to silently bid on the pieces. Details of the pieces will be available soon. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tonicdegreeshow/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/uwetonic RSVP:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1094829933951985/

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June 2017
Free

Going, Going, Gone!

June 5 @ 10:00 am - June 9 @ 7:00 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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Going, going, gone! Exhibition, The Vestibules, Bristol

An exhibition of various art forms to highlight the plight of the endangered Turtle Dove by drawing a comparison to the extinct Passenger Pigeon. To kick start Going, Going, Gone!, Rewild.Life will be exhibiting a variety of artpieces for one week in the Vestibule on Park Street. We have some fantastic artists involved and are excited to share their creations inspired by the plight of the Turtle Dove and the sadly extinct Passenger Pigeons. We will also be running a…

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Free

Bristol Arts on Referral Alliance Exhibition

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - June 28 @ 6:00 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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Bristol Arts on Referral exhibition, The Vestibules, Bristol

BARA Launch and Private View: Monday 19th June 5pm - 6.30pm Celebrate the launch of Bristol Arts on Referral Alliance (BARA). View an art exhibition created by groups from across the city, and explore the installation -‘Crowd’. ‘Crowd’ reflects the 1 in 4 people who will experience mental health issues For more information visit www.artsonreferral.org.uk or contact Rhian Loughlin on 0117 304 1413 The exhibition and installation continues to run weekdays from Monday 19th June to Wednesday 28th June 2017, from…

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July 2017
Free

Pride Hub moves to The Vestibules

July 3 @ 12:00 pm - July 7 @ 7:00 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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Bristol Pride Hub, The Vestibules. Bristol

In the week leading up to the Festival Bristol Pride pop-up Hub will move from SPACE to The Vestibules! Bristol Pride is finally here and we can share all the events planned to make this year’s festival our biggest and boldest one yet. We continue to use the arts to showcase our culture and celebrate our diverse community, to help champion LGBT+ equality and to triumph over stigma prejudiced and shame. All of the information on the festival, events, programmes will be…

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Free

ArTex

July 17 @ 10:00 am - July 21 @ 7:00 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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ArText at The Vestibules, Bristol

ArTex features 5 Bristol based artists drawing influence from around our diverse city. Displaying wall art, illustrations, textiles and fashion design, showcasing select artists from the Home Grown artist collective shop, located at Windmill Hill City Farm. Artists exhibiting: Toohoi Button and Brew Ilo Joyful Clothing  Sandra Moore Art Daniel Chuter Preview Monday 17th 4pm - 7pm  Open  Tuesday 18th  - Thursday 20th 10am - 7pm  Friday 21st 10am - 2pm  Contact: ethyghoj@yahoo.co.uk

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August 2017
Free

Latte Leninism

August 7 @ 10:00 am - August 11 @ 7:00 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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Latte Leninism, The Vestibules Poster, Bristol

Evoking the un-made city of Leningrad In the form of new paintings, prints and drawings, this exhibition is an exploration of “Latte Leninism”; what champagne socialism has become. Inspired by her recent trip to Saint Petersburg, Martha Kelsey presents a westerner’s snap- shot view of Russia’s faded and re-named metropolis. It is under the pastel veneers of restored palaces and in the memorable after-taste of vodka that one senses Leningrad, a Soviet city un-made. As the centenary of the Bolshevik…

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Free

Brush and Biro

August 14 @ 11:00 am - August 18 @ 6:30 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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Brush and Biro by Dave Bennett, The Vestibules, Bristol

Showing a collection of Oil paintings and Biro drawings by Dave Bennett A collection of artworks created over a number of years, I explore a realm between figuration and abstraction where mindfulness is as important as chance and accident. We use our senses and mind to interpret what we see and to make sense of the world around us we generally do the same when looking at pictures. I enjoy works that explore and play with the connections we make…

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Free

A Community Shelter Exhibition

August 29 @ 10:00 am - September 1 @ 5:00 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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A Community Shelter, The Vestibules, Bristol

You are warmly invited to A Community Shelter, a collaborative exhibition at The Vestibules, City Hall. Tuesday 29th of August - Friday 1st of September . Preview Night. Thursday 31st of August 5 - 7pm. Everyone is welcome and it will be a chance for the participants to celebrate their work, meet and chat with some drinks and snacks! A Community Shelter, is a collaborative print project which connects artists with 5 individual community groups around Bristol. Through printing lino…

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Free

A Life, A Presence, Like the Air

August 30 @ 10:00 am - September 1 @ 4:00 pm
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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A Life, A Presence, Like the Air Front, The Vestibules, Bristol

A Life, A Presence, Like the Air A site-specific audio installation at three locations in Bristol Waring House // The Vestibules // The Park, Knowle 28th August - 9th September Coming to The Vestibules 30th August - 1st September Free but booking required About the Installation A new site-specific audio installation exploring the everyday experience of housing, home, and the history of social housing. Fleeting moments of struggle, triumph and tribulation told through everyday stories of people making good of austerity gone…

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September 2017
Free

[dis]place Synecdoche Art Residency

September 26 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Daily until September 29, 2017
The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green
Bristol , BS1 5TR United Kingdom
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[dis]place Art Residency at The Vestibules, Bristol

Synecdoche presents place at The Vestibules, City Hall, Bristol dis: prefix - changing a term to the negative place: noun - a particular position, point, or area in space; a location verb - to put something somewhere displace: verb - to move or put out of the usual or proper place A group of artists from Synecdoche, a Bristol-based art community, will explore the ideas that these definitions evoke during their month-long residency at The Vestibules in September 2017. Displaced from their normal routines to make art in a public space, they are aiming to work differently, reacting to this new environment,…

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