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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

SKINT Theatre Festival 2017 at The Island in Bristol
Fri 28th/04/2017
SKINT Theatre Festival 2017
Nightlife and live performance event, fusing Affordable (£4/show), Bite-Sized (15Min) theatre with jailhouse bar
Woven Presents: Dark Sky at The Island in Bristol
Fri 5th/05/2017
Woven Presents: Dark Sky tickets
The legendary electronic music duo are heading to Bristol as part of their new album launch
Musu ft. Orpheu The Wizard (5 hour set) at The Island in Bristol
Sat 6th/05/2017
Musu ft. Orpheu The Wizard (5 hour set) tickets
The Redlight Radio co-founder descends to the depths of The Island for Musu's 2nd excursion in the cells.
Odo w/ Peggy Gou at The Island in Bristol
Fri 2nd/06/2017
Odo w/ Peggy Gou tickets
Peggy Gou at the Island.
Orbital 003 at The Island in Bristol
Fri 16th/06/2017
Orbital 003 tickets
OneMind Live & Rider Shafique + Support

More Photos of The Island

The Island in Bristol 2017, photo 2
The Island in Bristol 2017, photo 3

Venue Details:

Nelson Street
0117 376 3457
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