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The Island in Bristol

The Island Events & Tickets

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Forward-thinking arts and club venue in central Bristol.

About The Island in Bristol

While Bristol?s promoters have been using the underground space on Bridewell street for a few years now, it?s only since 2015 that The Old Police Cells became an official venue. Like the rest of The Island, The Cells venue is keen to continue supporting an eclectic variety of arts. As a Community Interest Company (CIC), it?s great to see an independent Bristol venue so dedicated to diversity and working with new Bristol artists.

As a club venue The Island excels, touting an industrial yet intimate feel found nowhere else. Having found favour with promoters like Room237 and TimeDance, the cells space has proven it?s worth amongst techno promoters - however dance music represents just a fraction of the venue?s programme. Experimental, noise and sound art musicians take advantage of The Island?s unusual acoustics while performance artists have split the space into multiple micro venues.

Occasionally large events combine the The Cells space with other parts of the Bridewell complex. The Station (The Old Fire Station), the Old Crown Courts and the courtyard space have all been used by enterprising promoters like Shapes and Simple Things.

Photograph credits: Sidz Photography, Khris Cowley for Here & Now

The Island Tickets

Two Faced presents: Mella Dee at The Island in Bristol
Thursday 31st May 2018
Two Faced presents: Mella Dee tickets
Our final dance before the summer with Mella Dee
Timedance - Swing Ting, Batu at The Island in Bristol
Saturday 2nd June 2018
Timedance - Swing Ting, Batu tickets
Timedance summer shell down! Samrai and Platt from Swing Ting join Batu in the Police Cells.
Soul Shake Presents: Folamour  at The Island in Bristol
Friday 8th June 2018
Soul Shake Presents: Folamour tickets
Folamour is coming to Bristol to join our residents for our second night in the slammer...

More Photos of The Island

The Island in Bristol 2018, photo 2
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Venue Details:

Nelson Street
0117 376 3457
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