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LOCAL VENUES IN BRISTOL AND SURROUNDING DISTRICT Venue Location Facilities Contact details Tel no.

(+ name if available) The Pierian Centre 27 Portland Square St Pauls Bristol BS2 8SA The Unitarian Chapel Brunswick Square St Pauls Bristol BS2 8PE Restored Georgian Square Adjacent Broadmead Bottom of M32 A large hall that can be booked for events/training etc. The hall is large enough to accommodate up to 100 people. £13 per hour; £50 per half day and Janine Woodward 0117 9166488 £90 per full day (with a £50 janine@ethicalproperty.c returnable deposit). Meeting rooms 2- 60 0117 9244512


Barrow Castle Rush Hill Bath BS2 2QR

Set in 37 acres with 4 acres of gardens , 3 miles from Bath, 12 miles from Bristol

18 pax in a circle; + break out room. . £100 per day .Run own course at weekends. Evenings by arrangement. Mostly looking for midweek day time biz. Catering by self or neighbour.
5 meeting rooms plus syndicates Ballroom can seat 500 theatre style Typical Room Hire: 12-20 dels: from £85 - £150 full day 80 dels £330 - £175 half day Digital projector

Judy Ryde 01225 444911 uk

BAWA 589 Southmead Road Filton Bristol BS34 7RG Emmaus House Clifton Hill Clifton Bristol BS8 1BN Engineers House The Promenade

Modern Building in sports ground Near M4/M5 Plenty of free car parking 18th century building set in Award winning 1 ½ acre gardens Car parking for 7 on first come basis. Remainder on street – can be busy! Graceful historic building – well equipped and totally

0117 9873244 Kim

4 meeting rooms £110 to £200 R/hire. Max 70 theatre style, 30 open square, 40 classroom. Own restaurant. Accommodation for residential courses Many rooms available Room hire 1/2 day £100 up to 2

0117 907 9950 www.emmaushouse.o

Martyn Bowen 0117 906 4824

Clifton Down BS8 3NB

geared to conferences and training

20, Full day £170 3 day £450 k to download brochure Bristol City Council 0117 925 0505 0117 922 4380 fax E: eate B Bond

Limited on site Day del with finger buffet parking. Street £27.50 parking but allow time! T/C and Bisc £1.50 The Create Centre Smeaton Road Bristol BS1 6XN By Cumberland Basin Bristol City Council’s Environment Centre –
Parking limited. Public transport encouraged. Long Ashton Park and Ride buses from centre. Ferry stop Nova Scotia 4 rooms 1 fixed theatre auditorium 70 pax. Mon – Fri 9-5pm Charge for bookings outs=side these hours R/hire £123 £65.50 - ½ day 1x30- u-shaped £123/ £65.50 2x12-15 u-shaped £113 / £60.50 T/C £2.00 per head. No Catering. Organise your own Full a/v equipment.. Home to 20 voluntary groups; environment and sustainability

Bristol Conference Centre The Wylands Lower High Street Bristol BS11 0DA

Shirehampton Traditional building with free car parking. All rooms spacious with natural light 4 minutes drive J 18

10 rooms max 50 pax theatre style; 20-24 board/u-shaped £32 D. Del rate incl Coffee x2, Lunch, tea + cake. Flip ct OHP

0117 982 2266


M5 Bristol Indoor Bowls Club South Liberty Lane Bedminster Bristol Bristol Lawn Tennis and Squash Club Redland Green BS6 7HF Redland: in own grounds near Redland Station. Quiet location Ample free parking Near University and BBC Destination Bristol Venue find service controlled by Bristol City Council Cribbs Business Centre 53 Queen Square Bristol BS1 4LH Tourism partnership for Bristol and S Glouc. Produce “Conference Bristol” venue guide and provide free phone and on line booking for accomm. And venue find service and advice 16 rooms set in 182 acres Grade 2 listed. Own catering, so can do anything. Max 80 theatre/32 boardroom. 4 0117 946 2200 Main Bar takes 80 Room hire £150 (£75 half day) Back bar up to 20 - £70 and £35 01179 731139 Own parking Room takes up to 100 Catering www.bristolindoorbowl s.com0117 9633460

Cribbs Causeway

0117 950 1777 Tina : Director

Meetings Monday –Friday, bigger events only at W/e, Can do evenings. Room hire c.£300. T/c £1.60 Lunch £7.25 incl fresh fruit, cake, O Juice Malcolm X Centre 141 City Road St Pauls Bristol BS2 8YH CEED Ujima House 97- 107 Wilder Street St Pauls Bristol BS2 8QU Community Centre for St Pauls, St Werburgh’s. St Agnes Montpelier area Malcolm x Hall 250 theatre style From £19 per hour voluntary groups £25 per hour stat/private Commercial bkgs: from £930, incl security. Centre for Employment 3 meeting rooms – small 10, and Enterprise Med 40-100, Large 150. Development (Improving economic wellbeing of currently disadvantaged in labour market and business, esp. those from minority ethnic groups) Fully equipped Full disabled access 0117 942 9555 click ceed services click conference facilities 0117 955 4497


CIrcomedia St Pauls Church Portland Sq Bristol BS2 8SJ

Adjacent to Pierian Centre Restored 18th Century church now an arts centre, sprung dance floor.

The church is available for corporate functions, private parties, exhibitions, weddings, meetings etc. On-site catering facilities and dedicated staff who will ensure your event goes smoothly. A unique and very special place for the performing arts & conferencing. Community Centre with a several rooms, incl IT suite Kitchen available, tea and coffee by arrangement. Outside caterers From £13.50 per hour commercial. Voluntary ratges available

0117 924 7615

St Werburghs Community Centre

St Werburghs Horley Road Bristol

0117 955 1351

Easton Community Centre

Kilburn St Bristol, BS5 6AW

3 rooms: 9.3mx4.3m, 12.5x8m and 8.5x6 m Room hire per 3 hours session £60 for the largest. In house tea and coffee. Caterers for 6

Contact Michael Debenham 0117 954 1409

the rest. Evenings and weekends by arrangement. Staffed by volunteers at the moment.


Southville Community Centre Beauley Road Southville BS3 1QG

Southville 1 mile city centre Small car park, plus street parking Good bus routes Please car share if possible!

Variety of rooms from 5 to 150 Fully equipped On site catering Rates for community and voluntary. Commercial from £67 ½ day to £159 full day From £27 per person half day del rate £42 day del rate

0117 923 1039 www.southvillecentre. Social Enterprise Community and conference centre. Comprehensive web site www.meetingvenues. 0808 100 180

Meeting Venues MWB Business Exchange Castlemead Lower Castle Stree BS1 3AG Bristol University Venues: University Conference Office The Hawthorns Woodland Road BRISTOL BS8 1UQ

City Centre Close M32 NCP adjacent

Numerous University Buildings across the city See separate list for details

Over 170 meeting rooms available year round. Up to 2000 bedrooms rooms outside term time

0117 903 5190 Lisa Hudnot,Conference Office Manager
Covers all university venues except Goldney


and Burwalls who run their own

Lam Rima

12 Victoria Place, Bedminster BS3 3BP

4 therapy rooms £44 for whole day ½ day from £22 Hall takes up to 20 £62 pd £87 pd at weekends Generally busy, though some availability. Worth a call at the last minute for cancellations.

0117 923 1138 Jessica i/c bookings. Margaret takes messages

Relaxation Centre 9 All Saints Avenue Clifton Bristol BS8 2JG

Meditation Room 29’x17’ Some availability for 3 hour sessions mid week £11 per hour Most availability Fridays, and some weekends Evening &w/e rate £ hour

Shobah is in charge of bookings 0117 970 6616 www.relaxationcentre.

St Pauls Family Learning Centre 94 Grosvenor Road St Paul’s, Bristol BS2 8XJ.

Valerie Robinson i/c bookings

Approx 12 meeting rooms 15 to 50 pax (theatre style) Room hire from £10 - £25 per hour. Open ‘til 9pm weekdays Sat 9.30 – 5.00 Sun 9.30-3.00 9

Tel 0117 914 5470 Fax 0117 914 5472

Café available during week. W/e not sure!


Kings Weston House Kings Weston Lane Kings Weston Bristol BS11 OUR

Georgian Mansion 9 rooms boardroom 12 to House set in 28 acres of theatre 200. Marquee space park land Daily room hire Breakfast Grade 1 listed bldg. room 14 u-shaped £300 (£150 Free parking and comp. ½ day) transfer to airport, Oak Room is larger £550 full stations and centre day (£275 ½ day) ½ mile J18 M5, 6 miles city centre Coroners Court held every month, so can’t do bookings which require consecutive dates which conflict with this Large room seats 200

0117 9382299 www.kingswestonhous

Rose Green Centre

Home of Bristol West Indian Cricket Club, with facilities for local community. Occupying a converted 18th century warehouse next to the Arnolfini. NCP and pay and display street parking.

0117 951 5569

Architecture Centre Narrow Quay Bristol

1 room seats Boardroom 20 theatre 35/40 £150 whole day: £85 ½ day £100 for lunch time: Additional charge for evening. Use caterers. Organic, fair trade local etc. Also Gallery: Theatre style 65 pax more for stand up 11

Lottie 0117 922 1540 www.architecturecent

reception £200 room hire evening. Day lets depend on exhibitions See web sit for all info YHA Youth Hostel Assn 14 Narrow Quay Bristol BS1 4QA On waterfront between 1 room up to 50 theatre style Arnolfini and Jurys Hotel £77.50 per session (am, pm and eve) £6250 for charities. Includes Equip hire. On site café Buffet £8 t/c £2 Data projector £40 YH accomm Avon Valley railway at Bitton Bitton Station Bath Road Bitton, Bristol BS30 6HD Bitton, Near Keynsham, between Bristol and Bath £20.00 per head daily del. Rate,. Meet in a restored railway carriage “Martha!” Rates flexible depending on what and who! Have dining train, which can be used – railway ride including lunch! May take events on weekends depending on activity on trains! 0117 932 5538 www.avonvalleyrailwa Staffed by volunteers 0117 922 1659


Spike Island 133 Cumberland Road, Bristol, BS1 6UX

Long Term Commercial Letting One third of the total space within the building is let to commercial cultural industries. Units come up regularly and provide a variety of workshop and office space. Short One-Off Lets Other areas of the building are more suitable for shorter letting on a daily or hourly basis -

117 929 2266 admin@spikeisland.or

British Empire and Commonwealth Museum Clock Tower Yard, Temple Meads Bristol BS2 6QH City Academy Russell Town Avenue, Bristol BS5 9JH

Magnificent restored historic built by Isombard Kingdon Brunel as part of Temple Mead Station.

Message Left 5/10 Brunel Boardroom 22 / 60 theatre Passenger Shed 800 theatre

0117 925 4980 www.empiremuseaum

Parking available

Feilden Theatre seats 400 Other rooms available for conferences, weddings, religious events. All tastes catered for! 13

0117 954 2819 Donna Snook www.cityacademybrist

Sports Centre includes dance studio BRAVE The Coach House 2 Upper York Street Bristol BS2 8QN Childrens Scrap Store The Proving House Servier Street Bristol BS2 9LB The Ammerdown Centre Ammerdown Park Radstock BA35SW Ammerdown Centre cont. The Manor House, Bear 01453-873161 07976 – Hill, 711 644 Rodborough, Stroud, St Wherburg’s, just off M32 Free parking Located above Better Food Company Organic supermarket 01761 433709 Benedicte/Tessa administrator 1 meeting room, with integral kitchen area John Pendlington Funding and Development Officer 0117 914 3027 funding@childrensscra Referredby Elaine at Nutriheal Brunswick Square Enterprise agency supporting start up and expanding businesses Meeting room 40 theatre style from £60 half day Mon- Sat Office Units also available 0117 9445330

Lovely rural setting, clean bright rooms, helpful staff, flexible over payments, ethical and have a wonderful chef for catering who will pander to your every whim! 75 theatre style – 40 en suite The Manor House is a warm, welcoming family house, surrounded by trees, facing 14


e-mail: west over Selsley Hill with manorhouse.therapy@g beautiful sunset views, and good walks. There is good parking, and easy access by car, bus and train. Seating capacity in the Library for lectures can be up to 40. There are sofas for 14 – 16. There are 6 WC’s in total for speedy breaks.


The Open University Portwall Lane Bristol BS1 6ND

opposite St. Mary Redcliffe Church

3 rooms 50 theatre/26 bdrm £60 ½ day £120 full day 30 theatre/15 bdrm £45 / £90 12 theatre/10 bdrm £30/ £60 Tea coffee 50p. Use outside caterers if food needed.

0117 9299 641 Jane Sach deals with bookings

Clifton Pavilion Bristol Zoo

Bristol Zoo Gardens College Road, Clifton Bristol BS8 3HA

5 rooms 20 boardroom to 150 theatre. Fully catered Secure parking. 11 rooms from 132 boardroom to 500 theatre “Competitive” Contemporary meeting rooms and services offices 3 rooms 14 16

0117 923 8332

The Council House

College Green Bristol BS1 5TR

0117 922 4727

The Executive Centre Centre Gate, ColstonAvenue Bristol BS1 4TR

Bottom of Christmas Steps Central NCP nearby

0117 317 8090 cation.htm

boardroom to 150 theatre. Gloucestershire County The County Ground, Nevil Cricket Club Road 1.5 miles city centre Bishopston, Bristol BS7 9EJ NB Closed Aug 6th to Sept 10th 2007 for cricket international. Availability much easier out of season!! Institute of Directors IoD Hub (Next to Marriot City Centre) Castlemead Lower Castle Street Bristol BS1 3AG 9 rooms, 10 boardroom to 150 theatre. Contact Anne Pope – helpful! Don’t do half day room hire. Typical hire is £225 for day 15 pax plus coffee etc Free parking 8 rooms 10 boardroom to 75 theatre. Modern. Restaurant. 0117 917 5000 0117 910 8025


Lakewood Conference Centre

Rhodyate Blagdon Somerset BS 40 7YE

7 rooms State of art, spectacular views overlooking Blagdon Lake. Boardroom 8 to theatre 120 4 miles from airport, 17 from city centre

Angela Cary Brown Centre Manager 01761 463366

Springfield Meetings

Unit 11 Apex Court Almondsbury, M4/M5 interchange Bristol In Receivership May 07 BS32 4JT University of the West Coldharbour Lane of England Frenchay Bristol BS16 1QY Watershed Media Centre 1 Canons Road, Harbourside Bristol BS2 5TX

16 rooms 8 boardroom to 60 theatre Run by professional trainers Range of rooms up to 310 theatre style. Accomm outside term time 6 rooms incl 3 cinemas Boardroom 20 to theatre 200. Own restaurant/café

Gary Crouch 01454 610088 gary.crouch@springfield 0117 328 2292

0117 927 2082

The Orchard Street Business Centre Ltd Kings House, 14 Orchard St, Bristol, BS1 5EH


ON phone call back 5/10


100 Temple Street

Bristol BS1 6AG

Modern13 rooms state of art. 13 rooms 4 pax boardroom to 80 theatre. In house caterers Edwardian Building Modern technology incl. computer suite. 10 rooms up to 150 theatre style.

0117 905 4200 /4752

Armada House (nr Queen Square

Conference Centres Ltd Telephone Avenue Bristol BS1 4BQ

0117 915 2600 m

The Bristol Bristol Golf Club By J17 M5 - Cribbs Causeway Wesley College College Park Drive Henbury Road Bristol BS10 7QD

St Swithuns Park Blackhorse Hill BS10 7P 5 miles city centre 2 miles J 17 M5 Theological college with conference facilities Parking

6 rooms 10 boardroom to 150 theatre style.

01454 620000

9 rooms Boardroom 10 to 150 theatre style. In own grounds, offering individual approach £90- £250 per day Hourly rates available Accommodation Catering

0117 958 1127

Woodlands Golf and Country Club

Trench Lane Almonsbury Bristol BS32 4JZ

1 room 35 boardroom – 70 theatre 19

01454 618121

Free parking. 1.5 miles M4/M5 interchange. “Excellent value, homely” Woodspring Golf and Country Club Just off A38 near Kendleshire Golf Club 5 minutes J 1 M32 Yanley Lane Long Ashton Bristol BS 41 9LR Henfield Road Coalpit Heath Bristol BS36 2UY 3 miles airport 4 miles city centre. 2 rooms, 12 boardroom, 100 theatre 4 rooms Boardroom 10 to Theatre 150 £100 to £300 room hire Tel: 0117 956 7007 01275 394 378

Ashton Gate Stadium Ashton Gate Ltd Bristol BS3 2EJ

Home of Bristol City Up to 700 dinner. Meeting Football Club, the South rooms, including traditional West’s leading sports boardroom and leisure venue Free car parking Cumberland basin

Marc Trought Conference and banqueting Sales Manager (Lindley Catering run the events)

Direct: 0117 963 404 Main: 0117 963 0630 uk

Ramada Plaza Hotel Redcliffe Way Bristol BS1 6NJ

10 meeting rooms. From £30 day del offer until Sept 07 20

01179 260041

Ramada Grange Hotel Bristol Marriott Royal Novotel Victoria Street BS1 6HY Mecure Holland House Hotel City Inn Temple Way Bristol, BS1 6BF On Redcliffe Hill to the side of St Mary Redcliffe church t Range of meeting rooms 200+ bedrooms Excellent restaurant One room divides into 2. Busy during day, though often available in evenings. Room hire £400-600 day £75 evening depending on catering etc Physical and virtual spaces , including office and meeting rooms Many rooms for 1 - 150 Hourly rates from £3.45 to £26.52 21 0117 925 1001

The Hub King Street Bristol BS1 4DZ; Web:... The Terrace Barton Hill Settlement 43 Ducie Road Barton Hill Bristol BS5 0AX

2 doors from The Old Vic Theatre The Hub is an incubator for social innovation Barton Hill Settlement provides services, facilities, and community development to the communities of Barton

www.bartonhillsettleme nt. 0117 955 6971

Hill and surrounding areas of East Bristol. Leftbank Centre 128 Cheltenham Road Bristol BS6 5RW 2 rooms and lounge with restaurant bar underneath Capacity 50 and 25 Theatre style and 40 in the Lounge 0117 944 4433 Nick Martin

BPP Professional Education BPP House Grove Avenue Queen Square Bristol BS1 4QY

0-20 delegates £295 21-30 delegates £395 31+ delegates £495 all prices exc VAT, may be neg off peak Prices include available equipment, including audio visual. Catering can be arranged on request.

0117 929 1000

Goldbrick House. 69 Park Street Bristol BS1 5PB St Lukes Church

Café bar, restaurant and terrace

several flexible rooms, for meetings, presentations, networking £45 pp full day £25 half day 2 rosette restaurant Henderson Hall – up to 120 pax All 22

Jeni or Michele on 0117 9451950

0117 955 5947;

Barton Hill

rooms £15 per hr unless church or community grps. Then /£10 per
hour.No disabled access. Stanley Room –Up to 50 pax £10.00 per hour – disabled access and disabled toilet Lounge –up to 14 people –hire £5.00 per hour -disabled access and toilet

Rev.Debbie Frazer

Redwood Lodge Hotel Beggar Bush Lane Failand, Bristol, BS8 3TG

Over the Suspension Bridge. Car needed

Variety of 12 rooms, max 0870 609 6144 capacity 200 including raked d theatre/cinema 112 bedrooms Free parking 1000 Leisure centre, set in 16 acres