Multi-functional BS2 venue

A “multi-dimensional creative playground”, 395 is a gallery, workshop and studio space doubling as a 180 capacity events venue, situated alongside the Jam Jar in the Old Malt House.

What's On At 395

Keyhole Exhibition: Mushrooms as Medicine Day 1 at 395
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spoken word talks workshops & classes family event food & drink
EVTV at 395
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electronic breakbeat hip hop rap
Wedge Fund w/ Al The Beat Maker at 395
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synthpop alternative rock indie rock experimental
Chrysalis Launch Party at 395
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open mic family event food & drink
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open mic hip hop underground hip hop old school hip hop rap

Get a feel for 395

Our recent recommendations for 395

Higher Focus’ gritty rooftop miscreants CMPND combine gutter-bass production with dense pass-the-mic lyricism - easily Brighton’s finest alt-rap three-piece. Don’t swerve FFO: Def Jux, billy woods, Coops, VerbZ, Jehst, Ocean Wisdom. CMPND ARE BACK IN BRISTOL !

A Lyrafest special for all the speculative sci-fi poetry-loving queers out there. Prepare to enter your worst dystopian nightmares and best utopian dreams through the words and vision of trans revolutionary Chuck SJ, “shouty sober horror poet” Sam J Grudgings, Shiiku Community’s Iman Sultan West and more. An evening exploring queer futures with an array of guest poets, hosted by Aish Humphreys & Sam J Grudgings.

Fashion! Food! Fire-throwing? Femme Fatale’s not gonna be like any day party you’ve ever been to. With Boomtown cabaret-rave antics from Pyratrix Circus, drag fashion walks from the likes of Trash Alien and Balter-approved hardtek from Lady Lox. Festival rotters assemble! Alternative Femme Artist gathering and fundraiser

Bristol’s unruly riddim king OH91 serving ice cold eski vibes, Pulse X killers and DMZ dread for the grime-heads in the 395 basement. Basically the best doing it in town right now; file next to Sector 7, Pearly Whites and Bandulu. The biggest Grime, Garage and 4x4 night you have seen in Bristol!

Cute Cartel continues their run of PWYC trauma-busting workshops at Bristol's freshest creative space - 395 studio. Leading a kick-ass supportive network of survivors through a DIY merch masterclass ft. screenprinting, lino and the usual teddy bear mutilation. The Pink Powerhouse CUTE CARTEL is back at 395 to raise funds to curate spaces to unite the sl;)gs.