Bristol Prize


Some sites showcasing Bristol’s vibrant cultural world.

Bristol Creatives

Artist-led networking and marketing site for all creative types in the Bristol area

Bristol Reads

Energetic site that promotes reading as creative inspiration, bonder of communities and teacher of history.

Compass Film Ltd

Ground-breaking not-for-profit community company, dedicated to opening up and broadening access to ignored areas of visual

Downstage Write

Lively, informative blog showcasing cultural activity, focusing on theatre, film and television in Bristol and the south west

Venue Magazine

Bristol & Bath’s essential weekly cultural and what’s on guide.

Encounters short film festival

Encounters short film festival, acknowledged internationally as one of the world’s most respected celebrations of short film.

Theatre Bristol

Theatre Bristol’s ambition is to make Bristol the nexus for theatre makers and audiences of new work.

Once- arts and ceremonies

Innovative organisation integrating artistic happenings into everyday activities.

Jamaica Street Artists

One of the largest artist led studios outside London representing a diverse collective of cutting edge fine artists, illustrators and filmmakers.

Bristol Festival

Annual event aiming to create an inclusive festival that inspires creativity and participation in the arts, as well as showcasing local talent.


Arnolfini is one of Europe’s leading centres for the contemporary arts, located on Bristol’s lively harbourside.

Bristol Street Art

Comprehensive and ever-growing catalogue of Bristol’s world-renowned street art.

The Cube Microplex Cinema

Unique cinema experience including live soundtracks, BYO films, burlesque and discussion groups.

St Pauls Carnival

Legendary annual carnival involving the whole community- schools, artists, musicians, poets and chefs.

Suit Yourself Magazine

Free quarterly magazine promoting, examining and  featuring Bristol’s music, theatre, art, fashion, adventure, gigs, clubs, cinema and environment.

Bristol Folk House

Adult education centre providing day-time and evening courses in a wide range of areas including creative writing, music, drama, pottery and dance. Also, hosts live music and art exhibitions.


Venue and bar based on a boat in Bristol’s city centre harbour area. Hosts a mixture of live music, club nights and other events.

Bristol Festival of Ideas

Internationally renowned annual festival which aims to stimulate people’s minds and passions with an inspiring programme of discussion and debate throughout the year.