Gallery Space at The Island

About this space

The large, white-walled Gallery Space is flooded with natural light from the overhead windows. The centrally-located space comprises two spaces, the main gallery and a smaller room, which can be used as an extension of the gallery or a back of house area.

Whether it’s an exhibition, theatre, workshop, market, launch event, or rehearsal, we’re happy to chat about any ideas may you have.

There is a set of stairs leading to the Gallery space and we regret to inform you that the 1st-floor space areas are not accessible to wheelchair users.


Prices

Minimum booking duration: 2 hours
Monday
8:00 – 23:00
from £30–£200 hire fee
Per hour
8:00 – 23:00
from £30 hire fee per hour
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £200 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. All prices include VAT.
20% discount for charities and youth groups with a minimum 5-hour same-day booking.
Tuesday
8:00 – 23:00
from £30–£200 hire fee
Per hour
8:00 – 23:00
from £30 hire fee per hour
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £200 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. All prices include VAT.
20% discount for charities and youth groups with a minimum 5-hour same-day booking.
Wednesday
8:00 – 23:00
from £30–£200 hire fee
Per hour
8:00 – 23:00
from £30 hire fee per hour
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £200 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. All prices include VAT.
20% discount for charities and youth groups with a minimum 5-hour same-day booking.
Thursday
8:00 – 23:00
from £30–£200 hire fee
Per hour
8:00 – 23:00
from £30 hire fee per hour
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £200 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. All prices include VAT.
20% discount for charities and youth groups with a minimum 5-hour same-day booking.
Friday
8:00 – 23:00
from £30–£200 hire fee
Per hour
8:00 – 23:00
from £30 hire fee per hour
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £200 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. All prices include VAT.
20% discount for charities and youth groups with a minimum 5-hour same-day booking.
Saturday
8:00 – 23:00
from £30–£200 hire fee
Per hour
8:00 – 23:00
from £30 hire fee per hour
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £200 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. All prices include VAT.
20% discount for charities and youth groups with a minimum 5-hour same-day booking.
Sunday
8:00 – 23:00
from £30–£200 hire fee
Per hour
8:00 – 23:00
from £30 hire fee per hour
Per day
8:00 – 23:00
from £200 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 2:00. All prices include VAT.
20% discount for charities and youth groups with a minimum 5-hour same-day booking.

Capacity

Standing
up to 70
Theatre
up to 50

Cancellation policy

Standard 60 day with Grace Period

Cancellations within 24 hours after booking confirmation will receive a full refund. This excludes events starting within 48 hours.

Cancellations 60 days in advance will receive a full refund.

Cancellations 60 days to 30 days in advance will receive a 50% refund.

Cancellations for events starting within 30 days are non-refundable.


Catering and drinks

No in-house catering
External catering allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Projector
Natural light
Storage space
Free parking is available on-site (3 spaces)
Paid parking facilities available nearby
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Air conditioning
Accommodation 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

Age policy: Guests under 18 are not allowed after 23:00

- Outside catering is allowed
- Refreshments will need to be provided by your team

Late-night events:
- No smoking in the building
- Late-night events require a TENS license
- Events must be staffed and have security
- A full bar can be provided
(We can secure these on your behalf)


About The Island

We are a studio complex, arts facility, and events space, based in the Old Bridewell Police Station in Bristol city centre.

The Island is a part of Artspace Lifespace. The charity recycles vacant, underused, and problem properties into thriving creative resources. We host over 100 resident artists and boast a Circus Training Space, Dance Studio, artist studios, music studios, and a spacious art gallery.

In addition, our Basement area is situated in the former police cells, outdoor training yard, and motorbike car park, and has a very unique and industrial vibe.

The building is ideal for filming alleyway scenes, nightclub scenes, gallery scenes, and much more.


Other spaces and event packages at this venue

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Location