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Arnolfini is a unique venue with an enviable position on Bristol’s Harbourside, yet close to the city centre. Incorporating art galleries, performance / music/ cinema venue, bookshop and café bar, Arnolfini is a dynamic and versatile location suitable for a variety of events. We offer flexibly priced packages for fully catered events, professional sound, lighting, projection and presentation facilities and box office support to help ensure your event is a success.

Download full hire prices and our Function Menu.

For more information, please contact the Events Team on 0117 917 2300 /  or fill out our online enquiry form.

Please be advised that Arnolfini's programme is curated on an invitation basis to third parties. It may not be possible therefore to hire Arnolfini for the purposes of promoting your own arts event to the public. Please email  with all hire requests.

Meeting Room

Meeting Room

This bright room overlooks the historic harbourside and benefits from wireless broadband and a pull down projection screen.
Light Studio

Light Studio

A large space with panoramic harbour views, ideal for larger meetings, launches, creative sessions and discussion groups.
Dark Studio

Dark Studio

A studio ideal for screenings, rehearsals and presentations, this room is equipped with a digital projector connected to DVD and VHS players and laptop point for presentations or screenings.
Auditorium

Auditorium

Incorporating a large cinema-quality screen and projection facilities, this space is ideal for conferences, large screenings and seminars.
Weddings & Civil Ceremonies

Weddings & Civil Ceremonies

Arnolfini’s beautiful harbourside location and historic significance makes it the perfect choice for a wedding with a difference.
Tuesday 27 September 2016

Galleries Closed

Shop 11am-6pm

Cafe 10am-6pm

Reading Room Closed