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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, 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.

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For more information about hiring our spaces and catering options, please contact the Venue Hire 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

Hire the Arnolfini meeting room today for small groups to host functions, meetings or rehearsals in this beautiful minimalist venue on the Bristol harbourside.
Light Studio

Light Studio

Hire our Light Studio today and host a rehearsal, function or studio space with beautiful panoramic views of Bristol's harbourside.
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, film 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.
New Year / New Vision

New Year / New Vision

With a whole year ahead in which to make a memorable impact for your company or organisation, Arnolfini offers you a unique collection of venue spaces in which to create that wow factor.