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Arnolfini’s gallery spaces are currently occupied by a series of Bristol-affiliated artists, musicians and collectives working with forms of performance across dance, music, live art and installation. The residencies are closed but the work in progress events are open to visitors. Please contact Arnolfini box office in advance on 0117 917 2300 /  to book a place to see the work in progress. 

Cafe bar and bookshop are open as usual.  The next installation will be Siobhan Davies.

Today Friday 18 April 2014

Poetry Festival: Count Me In!

Poetry Festival: Count Me In!

Friday 18 April 2014, 19:30

£8/£6 Concs Book

Eyes Down for a full house! Will it be your lucky night?

More forthcoming events

Poetry Festival: Simon Armitage

Poetry Festival: Simon Armitage

Saturday 19 April 2014, 20:00

£12 / £10 concs Book

By popular demand Bristol Spring Poetry Festival is proud to present the most original poetic voice in the UK.
Family Storytelling:  Cowy Cow & Where's Walrus

Family Storytelling: Cowy Cow & Where's Walrus

Tuesday 22 April 2014, 10:30 to 11:15

Arnolfini has so many stories, so where best to hold a regular story telling morning than our building, every Tuesday.
Siobhan Davies Dance: Table of Contents

Siobhan Davies Dance: Table of Contents

Wednesday 23 April 2014 to Sunday 27 April 2014, 11:00 to 18:00

Table of Contents is a live performance and installation co-created by Siobhan Davies, Andrea Buckley, Helka Kaski, Rachel Krische, Charlie Morrissey and Matthias Sperling, each using dance and their ...
Siobhan Davies: In Conversation

Siobhan Davies: In Conversation

Wednesday 23 April 2014, 18:30 to 20:00

£6/£4 concs Book

Alongside the installation Table of Contents, Siobhan Davies will discuss her past, present and future work with collaborator and neuroscientist Jonathan Cole.
All This Can Happen

All This Can Happen

Thursday 24 April 2014, 20:00 to 22:00

£6/£4 concs Book

Siobhan Davies' debut film, made in collaboration with David Hinton, explores the minutiae of movement. Part of the Table of Contents events programme.
Family Film Screening

Family Film Screening

Saturday 26 April 2014, 11:00 to 13:00

Free

As part of our family programme of events, join us for a special film screening just for families. Each screening will introduce you to a different theme or idea taken from our exhibitions or events.
We Are Family: Siobhan Davies Dance

We Are Family: Siobhan Davies Dance

Saturday 26 April 2014, 13:00 to 17:00

Free

Join our learning team on the last Saturday of every month to explore Arnolfini’s exhibitions and events through exciting and engaging activities for families to do together
Making it Visible: a panel discussion on liveness, process and history when exhibiting dance

Making it Visible: a panel discussion on liveness, process and history when exhibiting dance

Saturday 26 April 2014, 14:00 to 15:30

Alongside Siobhan Davies Dance's Table of Contents, we have invited a number of speakers to reflect on issues around archiving and re-presenting dance.
Bristol Art Weekender

Bristol Art Weekender

Friday 02 May 2014 to Monday 05 May 2014, 09:00 to 18:00

Free

Four days celebrating art across the city from Friday 2 - Monday 5 May 2014.
Between Hello and Goodbye: the Secret World of Sarah Records

Between Hello and Goodbye: the Secret World of Sarah Records

Friday 02 May 2014 to Monday 05 May 2014, 11:00 to 18:00

Concert: £18/£16 Exhibition: Free Book

Over the bank holiday weekend, a programme of concerts, exhibition, film and activities celebrate the legacy of Sarah Records.
Bristol Biennial presents I’M STAYING

Bristol Biennial presents I’M STAYING

Saturday 03 May 2014 to Sunday 31 August 2014, 11:00 to 23:00

Free

I’M STAYING is a new public artwork by Shaun C Badham - a large-scale neon sign overlooking the harbourside.
Shaun C Badham Artist Talk

Shaun C Badham Artist Talk

Sunday 04 May 2014, 16:00 to 17:00

Free

Join artist Shaun C Badham, who will present I'M STAYING at Arnolfini as part of the Bristol Biennial.
Young People's Festival of Ideas - The Army wants you, but do you want it?

Young People's Festival of Ideas - The Army wants you, but do you want it?

Wednesday 07 May 2014, 19:00 to 20:30

£6.50/Free to under 25's Book

With mass unemployment of 18-25 year olds, joining the Armed Forces is becoming an attractive job opportunity and a way of getting further training. But would you consider joining up?
The Self-Sufficient City: Genius or Folly?

The Self-Sufficient City: Genius or Folly?

Saturday 10 May 2014, 14:00

£5 Book

Should Bristol strive for greater self-sufficiency in food supply, or are we stronger as part of a global food network? Can a local currency help to drive change towards a sustainable future?
Ben Watt - Romany and Tom: Piecing Together My Parents’ Lives

Ben Watt - Romany and Tom: Piecing Together My Parents’ Lives

Saturday 10 May 2014, 16:30

£7/£6 Book

Ben Watt (Everything But The Girl) has written a funny and moving memoir chronicling his parents’ lives.
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