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December 2018
£30

Make you own Christmas Wreaths

December 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
SPACE, 6 West street
Old Market Bristol, BS2 0BH United Kingdom
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Create your own Christmas decorations using a range of natural materials for your home or as a gift for someone else this holiday season! Working with LilyBloom, an independent, Bristol-based, flower grower, forager and arranger who runs a variety of workshops across 'pop-up' venues, in Bristol, as well as catering for private and corporate events. All flowers and materials are provided: this enables every participant to create a unique design, using seasonal texture, colours and scents.  This fresh arrangement will be yours…

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Plastik Paradiso

December 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - December 7, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
SPACE, 6 West street
Old Market Bristol, BS2 0BH United Kingdom
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An exhibition of new work created from Sea Plastic found on beaches at Tribal gathering Panama 2018. Beginning of a campaign project to raise funds and awareness of plastic pollution. Free Entry.                        

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Bristol Family Jonkanoo Costume Festival

December 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Arts Mansion, Ashton Court Mansion, Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton
Bristol, BS41 9JH
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Join Black* Artists On The Move and the Lord Mayor of Bristol Cleo Lake for the inaugural Family Jonkanoo Costume Festival! The roots of Jonkanoo go deep into West African masquerade tradition and fuze with European elements. Used in the Caribbean as a way to make fun of colonial masters and exercise cultural forms, Jonkanoo includes set characters such as Pitchy Patchy and Jack In The Green and occurs between boxing day and New Years Day. Create your own costume…

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January 2019

Inhabited Space

January 26 @ 11:00 am - January 27 @ 5:00 pm
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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Inhabited Space is an international group exhibition interested in bringing together different languages and mediums of contemporary art to discuss the concept of “inhabiting”. Every artist has proposed different stances to this concept. Through their work, they interrogate how to live in particular spaces, how to occupy public scenarios as well as depicts reflections on human and fictional beings. The exhibition reflects on these stances and their transits from intimate experiences to political, poetical, and social manifestations. OPENING EVENT: Friday…

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February 2019
£5

Bristol Breaking Hip Hop Jam

February 10 @ 3:45 pm - 6:30 pm
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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DJ Frick & IMA Crew couldn’t be more pleased to announce their first ever Hip Hop jam, alongside exhibition breaking battles. DJ Frick will be playing his selection of funky and groovy vinyls throughout the event, and IMA Crew are going to show you the origins of Hip Hop dance, breaking, and how breakers express themselves through their dance moves. £5 to enter For 15 years and over. Under 15s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Some songs contain…

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‘Reflect – A Ray of Hope’ Second Screening

February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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Sponsored by Bristol for Europe When Donald Trump was elected US President using an election promise to build a new and heavily fortified wall along the border with Mexico, Bristol-based artist Duncan McKellar and designer David Martin had an idea. One that became the audacious art installation ‘Reflect – A Ray of Hope’. The film follows the artists as they stage Reflect, spanning the US/Mexico border in January 2018. 100 people. One Kilometre. One Border. One Sun. The 30-minute film…

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Free

Ginger Beer 002: a second queer art exhibition

February 26 @ 11:00 am - February 28 @ 5:00 pm
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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The second instalment of the LGBTQIA+ exhibition celebrating local queer artists is returning to The Island's Gallery. Opening night will feature a performance from spoken word poet T.S IDIOT (Thomas Stockley) and a chance to be among the first to grab a copy of the art collective's new zine. Opening night: 6-10pm Wednesday & Thursday: 11am-5pm

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March 2019
Free

Not so Invisible Now

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us on the 3rd March to celebrate International Women's Day 2019 and the life of Jane Fortune, the founder of non-profit Advancing Women Artists who died in September 2018. We will be screening the 'Invisible Women' documentary, Emmy Award winner in the Cultural/Historical Program category in 2013, based on Jane Fortune’s book, Invisible Women: Forgotten Artists of Florence. This will be followed by a talk from Tina Gue about the inspiration for her photography exhibition - This is Us.…

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ALEATORY

March 6 @ 10:30 am - March 9 @ 4:00 pm
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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Around 60 creative students currently studying the pre-degree UAL Foundation Diploma in Art & Design at Weston College will showcase their multiple talents. ‘Aleatory’ is the unusual name of the exhibition, which is set to be held between March 5th and 9th. Join the students and staff for the Preview Night from 6 until 9pm on Tuesday March 5th. Weston College Visual Communication lecturer Kelly Metcalfe said: “Aleatory by definition is to rely on chance or an uncontrolled element in…

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Triplicity Presents: The Travelling Temple of Art

March 19 @ 1:00 pm - March 23 @ 10:00 pm
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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Welcome welcome!! To our most beautiful and unique collection and celebration of Visionary & Psychedelic Art 🙂 Round 2!!! Firstly a little about us: We are Triplicity Festival, a fully fantastic underground celebration of all things psychedelic. In our 6th year with a focus on high-grade production, epic vibes, creativity, love, art, music & so much more! The festival is a unique & beautiful gathering in the UK calendar. Steadily growing and evolving we've decided to share a slice of…

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