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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.


Capacity

Standing
up to 1150
Dining
up to 270
Theatre
up to 500
Cabaret
up to 270

Prices

Monday
8:00 – 23:00
from £1200 hire fee
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £1200 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. All prices include VAT.
Tuesday
8:00 – 23:00
from £1200 hire fee
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £1200 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. All prices include VAT.
Wednesday
8:00 – 23:00
from £1200 hire fee
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £1200 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. All prices include VAT.
Thursday
8:00 – 23:00
from £1200 hire fee
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £1200 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. All prices include VAT.
Friday
8:00 – 23:00
from £1200 hire fee
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £1200 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. All prices include VAT.
Saturday
8:00 – 23:00
from £1200 hire fee
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £1200 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. All prices include VAT.
Sunday
8:00 – 23:00
from £1200 hire fee
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £1200 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 02:00. All prices include VAT.

Catering

In-house catering
Allows external catering
Approved caterers only
BYO alcohol allowed
Can provide alcohol
Kitchen facilities available
Can provide halal
Can provide kosher
Complimentary water
Extensive vegan menu
Extensive gluten-free menu
Complimentary tea and coffee
Buyout fee for external catering

Licences

Alcohol licence until 02:00

Wedding licence


Space features

Wi-Fi
Projector
Audiovisual (AV) equipment
Air conditioning
Disabled access
Parking available
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Natural light
Storage space
Accommodation available

Venue welcomes

Ticketed events
Loud music/events
Own music equipment /DJ

Situated in one of the most vibrant cities and best-known universities in the UK, Bristol SU offers a wide range of affordable spaces for a variety of event needs.

In 2015, the Bristol SU building reopened after a £30 million revamp and now offers a concert venue in the Anson Rooms, two theatres, exhibition space, two bars and a variety of multi-purpose activity rooms.

It is a unique facility within the city that offers a wide range of spaces to meet the needs of any event.


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Address and location