Stephenson Room at University of Bristol Students' Union

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Queens Road, 105, Bristol, BS8 1LN Show map
Clifton

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Restaurants are limited to takeaway only
Wedding are limited to 6 only
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About this space

The Stephenson Room is a multipurpose, open-plan room with lots of natural light, named after Bristol civil rights campaigner Paul Stephenson. It lends itself perfectly to away-days, breakout sessions, and large meetings and comes equipped with a built-in “plug and play” projector, screen, and speakers.


Capacity

Standing
up to 60
Dining
up to 40
Theatre
up to 60
Boardroom
up to 25
Cabaret
up to 40
U-Shaped
up to 25

Prices

Monday
8:00 – 23:00
from £200–£400 hire fee
Per session
8:00 – 23:00
from £200 hire fee
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £400 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 01:00. All prices include VAT.
The Balloon Bar (located on the ground floor of the Richmond Building) offers a catering service with menus that can be tailored to suit any event. We can also arrange packed lunches or Balloon Bar vouchers for delegates.

We also have links with a number of local suppliers to provide you with a range of options for everything from away-days to awards ceremonies.
Tuesday
8:00 – 23:00
from £200–£400 hire fee
Per session
8:00 – 23:00
from £200 hire fee
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £400 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 01:00. All prices include VAT.
The Balloon Bar (located on the ground floor of the Richmond Building) offers a catering service with menus that can be tailored to suit any event. We can also arrange packed lunches or Balloon Bar vouchers for delegates.

We also have links with a number of local suppliers to provide you with a range of options for everything from away-days to awards ceremonies.
Wednesday
8:00 – 23:00
from £200–£400 hire fee
Per session
8:00 – 23:00
from £200 hire fee
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £400 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 01:00. All prices include VAT.
The Balloon Bar (located on the ground floor of the Richmond Building) offers a catering service with menus that can be tailored to suit any event. We can also arrange packed lunches or Balloon Bar vouchers for delegates.

We also have links with a number of local suppliers to provide you with a range of options for everything from away-days to awards ceremonies.
Thursday
8:00 – 23:00
from £200–£400 hire fee
Per session
8:00 – 23:00
from £200 hire fee
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £400 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 01:00. All prices include VAT.
The Balloon Bar (located on the ground floor of the Richmond Building) offers a catering service with menus that can be tailored to suit any event. We can also arrange packed lunches or Balloon Bar vouchers for delegates.

We also have links with a number of local suppliers to provide you with a range of options for everything from away-days to awards ceremonies.
Friday
8:00 – 23:00
from £200–£400 hire fee
Per session
8:00 – 23:00
from £200 hire fee
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £400 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 01:00. All prices include VAT.
The Balloon Bar (located on the ground floor of the Richmond Building) offers a catering service with menus that can be tailored to suit any event. We can also arrange packed lunches or Balloon Bar vouchers for delegates.

We also have links with a number of local suppliers to provide you with a range of options for everything from away-days to awards ceremonies.
Saturday
8:00 – 23:00
from £200–£400 hire fee
Per session
8:00 – 23:00
from £200 hire fee
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £400 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 01:00. All prices include VAT.
The Balloon Bar (located on the ground floor of the Richmond Building) offers a catering service with menus that can be tailored to suit any event. We can also arrange packed lunches or Balloon Bar vouchers for delegates.

We also have links with a number of local suppliers to provide you with a range of options for everything from away-days to awards ceremonies.
Sunday
8:00 – 23:00
from £200–£400 hire fee
Per session
8:00 – 23:00
from £200 hire fee
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £400 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 01:00. All prices include VAT.
The Balloon Bar (located on the ground floor of the Richmond Building) offers a catering service with menus that can be tailored to suit any event. We can also arrange packed lunches or Balloon Bar vouchers for delegates.

We also have links with a number of local suppliers to provide you with a range of options for everything from away-days to awards ceremonies.

Cancellation policy

Custom

Guests may cancel their Booking until 21 days before the event start time and will receive a 50% refund (excluding Fees) of their Booking Price.

Cancellations submitted less than 21 days before the event start time are not refundable.


Catering and drinks

No in-house catering
External catering allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Air conditioning
Natural light
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Storage space
Accommodation available
Parking available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
PA system / music speakers available

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Allowed events

Promoted / ticketed events
Loud music / events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

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.


*** Unfortunately, we are no longer able to take any bookings for 2020. We are following guidance from the government and Public Health England for Higher Education Institutions. You can read more here: www.gov.uk/government/publications/higher-education-reopening-buildings-and-campuses

We are, however, still taking bookings for 2021 so please do fill in an enquiry form for 2021 here: https://bristolstudentsunion.typeform.com/to/WKc5wB ***

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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