The Old Market Assembly

The jewel in the crown of Old Market


From the team behind The Canteen and No1 The Harbourside, comes the Old Market Assembly, easily their most grand and ambitious project to date. Assembly Nights at Old Market Assembly present an ever evolving range of amazing performers in the heart of Bristol. Celebrating great music with renowned artists, and our LGBT+ heritage with dazzling drag, cabaret and performance nights every weekend!

Live performances Friday & Saturday Nights from 10pm. Tickets prices vary. Available from Headfirst.


What's On At The Old Market Assembly

SCRiTCH Cabaret x Dragily Ever After Fundraiser at The Old Market Assembly
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open mic lgbtq+ drag spoken word cabaret
Unplugged at The Old Market Assembly
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open mic jam session singer-songwriter spoken word festival
The Old Market Assembly x Wiper and True at The Old Market Assembly
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High Fade + DJs at The Old Market Assembly
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disco disco house rock soul funk
Bristol Pride Ceilidh at The Old Market Assembly
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folk lgbtq+ lgbtq+ lgbtq+ festival
Suntou Susso Band + DJs at The Old Market Assembly
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contemporary jazz afrobeat world soul funk
Mellowmatic + DJs at The Old Market Assembly
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neo soul hip hop jazz soul funk

Get a feel for The Old Market Assembly

Our recent recommendations for The Old Market Assembly

Queer as F*ck acrobatic burlesque action packed with sass and sizzle. Grounded Circus call in the hots from Drag Race UK (Crystal) with mystical debauchery from Séayoncé, aeriel hoop freakery from Lola Latham, Hi-NRG DJ sets from Shade Cartel and more. The hottest cabaret club-night returns again with it's signature mix of circus, drag, and DJs.

Scintillating salsa, mamba and cha cha classics brought to life by an electrifying 8 piece band with the enchanting voice of Luisa Santiago - a true gift to Bristol’s latin dance scene! 8-piece super slick Latin big band based in Bristol

Craic upon craic with Slaughterhaus’ red-headed Irish queens Dee Ryder and Macha-Zu giving Riverdance a much needed drag makeover. With dizzying campfire anarcho-folk from Ninotchka + DJs til late. Your perfect St Patrick’s Day party is here!

Plaid? Yearning? High-camp tasche aesthetics? The pop culture cowboy revival might have reached its peak but they’ve always belonged to queer culture! Misscotheque offer up the perfect late-night ride into the sunset for women, trans and NB partiers, w/ Whitts, Holy C and Missco founders The Power Bottoms spinning disco, house and garage til the early hours. Lesbois and Cowbians themed afterparty for Lesbians and Cowboys (a very gay play).

Sell out warning! Queer as F*ck acrobatic burlesque action packed with sass and sizzle. Grounded Circus call in the hots from Drag Race UK (Belfast’s finest Jonbers Blonde) and high-ropes sensation Bunmi Odumosu for contortion, cabaret, hoops, bullwhips, DJs and more more more. The circus cabaret club-night returns with another all star cast