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The Island in Bristol
BS1 2LE

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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

Our recent recommendations

Performances, livesets and industrial creations for the dark of mind; an exhibition of misfit culture at the revitalised art space in the Island. A performance exhibition focussing on the more opposite side of expression
A shadowy ‘headless’ collective (spanning physical and digital realms) take over the basement of the Island for an exploration of multisensory egodeath via sound, light and painted sculptures. Headless: Body 1 Exhibition
A shadowy ‘headless’ collective (spanning physical and digital realms) take over the basement of the Island for an exploration of multisensory egodeath via sound, light and painted sculptures. Exhibition opening of Headless: Body 1
Bonafide techstep legend Loxy brings his Metalheadz credentials to this hefty showcase of neurofunk / jungle / darkstep and the best in experimental dnb - not one for the faint-hearted Hospitality goers…. Jungle/DNB/Rave
Stepping away from Livity-esque minimalism, Two Shell's attention to detail remains front and center as the pair brandish some of the most refreshing UK breakbeat in years. The pranksters light-take on glimmering rave music is delightfully modern and without doubt this weekend's strongest dj booking. Join us at The Island with Two Shell, Monoke and Zaltsman!

The Island Tickets

Emotional Intelligence Presents: Alec Falconer at The Island in Bristol
Friday 27th May 2022
Emotional Intelligence Presents: Alec Falconer tickets
UK Legend Alec Falconer will be joining us at The Island for a big night of fun.

More Photos of The Island

The Island in Bristol 2022, photo 2
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Venue Details:

Nelson Street
Bristol
BS1 2LE
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0117 376 3457
info@theislandbristol.com
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