Anson Rooms at University of Bristol Students' Union
About this space
One of Bristol’s best-loved venues, the Anson Rooms has played host to an impressive roster of high profile acts in its 50-year history, including David Bowie, The Smiths, Radiohead, Roni Size, Amy Winehouse and Ed Sheeran.
When it is not being used for gigs, the Anson Rooms can be used as a large, versatile, blank canvas space for private events. Whether it’s for a conference, wedding, exhibition or party, this is the perfect venue for you.
Cancellation fee payable to the venue depending on the notice period:
- 21+ days prior to the event Fee payable is 50% of total hire cost
- Less than 21 days prior to the event Fee payable is 100% of total hire cost
Catering and drinks
Music & sound equipment
Rules of the space
The Client is responsible for providing adequate insurance and liability cover for their event, including Public Liability insurance where appropriate.
The Union shall not in any circumstances be liable for damage to or loss of any property, vehicles, articles or things whatsoever placed or left upon the premises by the client or by any person attending the function, howsoever such loss or damage may be caused.
The Client will be liable for any damage, wilful or accidental, sustained by the buildings, floor, furniture or fittings, during the hiring. Any articles owned by the Union which are lost or go missing from the rooms during the period of hire will be invoiced to the Client.
Full details of the purpose of the hire, the speakers or performers and the expected attendees must be provided to the Union. The Union reserves the right to decline any application for hire.
The Client undertakes responsibility for control of their guests or invitees, and for all activities undertaken by them. The Client must be present throughout the period of hire.
If the premises are used for any other purpose than those stated in the confirmation of booking, or if any function becomes disorderly, or any disturbance, nuisance, indecent or unlawful or undesirable activity is allowed to occur, the Union may at its absolute discretion, immediately terminate the hiring. In the event of such termination, all fees and charges will be forfeited.
The Client is reminded of their responsibilities for the health, safety and welfare at work of its staff and contractors engaged to undertake activities on the premises.
If the premises are used for any other purpose than those stated in the confirmation of booking, or if any function becomes disorderly, or any disturbance, nuisance, indecent or unlawful or undesirable activity is allowed to occur, the Union may at its absolute discretion, immediately terminate the hiring and all fees and charges will be forfeited.