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The Island Open Studios 2019

September 13 @ 10:00 am - September 15 @ 4:00 pm

Free
The Island Open Studios

September 13 6-9 pm

September 14-15 10-4 pm

The Island is opening its big wooden doors this September for the annual open studios!

Guided tours of the building will be running throughout the weekend, allowing the public to explore the former police station’s 40 artist studios.

Visitors will also have the rare chance to explore the Island’s eclectic spaces including the Gallery Space; Stitch-Up Studios; Circus Training Space; Dance Space and the 19th-century holding cells.

There will be free taster dance classes, led by professionally trained dancers with no booking required, as well as a number of talks and an evening exhibition preview.

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September 13

Artspace Lifespace AGM
6 – 7pm
Come along to find out what we’ve been up
to this last year and hear about our
future plans.

The Island Artist Exhibition Launch
7 – 9pm
Grab a drink, listen to some music and view
the talent on display at the launch of our 2019
Artists exhibition.

September 14

Dance taster classes

Arrive 10 mins early, dress to dance, no need
to book.

12 – 1pm – Ballet Barre and Contemporary
Technique – General Level Led by Jude
Whitburn: luke@3rdstagedance.com
1 – 2pm – Capoeira Led by Claudio Campos
www.bristolcapoeira.com
2 – 3pm – Modern Dance Led by Herbert
DesLauriers.

Circus Activities

Family friendly circus skills workshop and hat
making workshop from 11 – 3pm

Tours are taking place on Saturday 14th at
11am, 1pm and 3pm. Please meet at the main
entrance on Nelson Street.

September 15

Photography Workshops

10 – 4pm – Drop into NEAT
photography studios to learn
about the process of making a
wet plate collodion portrait and
have a go at making your own
Chemigram.

Circus Activities

Family friendly circus skills workshop and hat
making workshop from 11 – 3pm
Tours are taking place on Sunday 15th at
12 noon and 2pm. Please meet at the main
entrance on Nelson Street.

Further details TBA

Part of Bristol Open Doors

Details

Start:
September 13 @ 10:00 am
End:
September 15 @ 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
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Venue

The Island