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PERFORMANCE | ON THE UP - SCRATCH NIGHT

PERFORMANCE | ON THE UP - SCRATCH NIGHT

Thursday 20 June 2019, 19:00 to 20:00

£10 Book

FLY! Festival of Black Women's Theatre | Enjoy the latest in fresh and exciting writing from a selection of Black women writers from around the country.
READING | WAR WOUNDS

READING | WAR WOUNDS

Thursday 20 June 2019, 20:15 to 21:10

£10 Book

FLY! Festival of Black Women's Theatre | Somali Women Speak share their moving, unforgettable avowal War Wounds - produced by Rissa Mohabir.
PERFORMANCE | WARNINGS

PERFORMANCE | WARNINGS

Thursday 20 June 2019, 21:00 to 22:00

£10 Book

FLY! Festival of Black Women's Theatre | War is constantly changing its methodology, its weapons, its strategies - but some things never change.
MUSIC | LENA WILLIKENS - ALL NIGHT LONG

MUSIC | LENA WILLIKENS - ALL NIGHT LONG

Friday 21 June 2019, 23:00 to 04:00

£10 + BF Book

Presented as part of Crack 100 #Crack100 | Amsterdam DJ and longtime Crack favourite Lena Willikens will play all night long.
PERFORMANCE | OCD

PERFORMANCE | OCD

Saturday 22 June 2019, 18:00 to 19:00

£10 Book

FLY! Festival of Black Women’s Theatre | In OCD, Liz takes us on a journey through her mind from childhood to the present day. Performing poetry, Liz shares insights on mental illness, isolation ...
PERFORMANCE | DISCOVERIES

PERFORMANCE | DISCOVERIES

Saturday 22 June 2019, 19:00 to 20:00

£10 Book

FLY! Festival of Black Women's Theatre | Script-in-hand performances of four striking short plays by newly discovered talented South Asian women writers presented by award winning Kali Theatre.
PERFORMANCE | PAIGE IN FULL

PERFORMANCE | PAIGE IN FULL

Saturday 22 June 2019, 20:30 to 21:30

£10 Book

FLY! Festival of Black Women’s Theatre | We welcome Paige Hernandez to Bristol to perform her outstanding one-woman show ‘Paige In Full.’ Energized and energizing, a show to be savoured and ...
PERFORMANCE | WHAT'S EATING OUR REALITY?

PERFORMANCE | WHAT'S EATING OUR REALITY?

Monday 24 June 2019 to Tuesday 25 June 2019, 13:00 to 22:00

£22+bf Book

FLY! Festival of Black Women's Theatre | What’s Eating Our Reality? is a three course meal with a difference. This intimate show explores the journey your food has taken from seed to field to table ...
TALK | ANDREW GRANT: GARDENS BY THE BAY

TALK | ANDREW GRANT: GARDENS BY THE BAY

Thursday 27 June 2019, 18:30 to 20:00

£12/£10 + BF Book

Presented by Architecture Centre | How do you place nature at the heart of a metropolis? Enter a futuristic world of natural serenity, visionary sustainable design and perpetual spring.
TALK | A CIVIC ROLE FOR ARTS ORGANISATIONS: RELEVANCE RISKS REWARDS

TALK | A CIVIC ROLE FOR ARTS ORGANISATIONS: RELEVANCE RISKS REWARDS

Friday 28 June 2019, 11:00 to 15:00

Free (Booking advised) Book

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation presents 'Art: A Catalyst for Radical Change', as part of UK wide conference series A Civic Role for Arts Organisations: Relevance Risks Rewards.
PERFORMANCE | I PAY HOMAGE

PERFORMANCE | I PAY HOMAGE

Friday 28 June 2019, 21:00 to 22:05

£10 Book

FLY! Festival of Black Women’s Theatre | A performance celebrating heritage and our belonging to the numerous generations which have gone before us, exploring how their legacies embellish the ...
WORKSHOP | EAST BRISTOL CONTEMPORARY SUMMER FIELD DAY

WORKSHOP | EAST BRISTOL CONTEMPORARY SUMMER FIELD DAY

Saturday 29 June 2019, 11:00 to 17:00

Various - see ticket details Book

East Bristol Contemporary presents a one off special Night School event called Field Day. Making the most of the summer sun and focusing on working outdoors!
WORKSHOP | OWNING THE NARRATIVE: POETRY WRITING WITH KOLEKA PUTUMA

WORKSHOP | OWNING THE NARRATIVE: POETRY WRITING WITH KOLEKA PUTUMA

Sunday 30 June 2019, 14:00 to 16:00

Free upon successful application Book

Presented as part of Africa Writes 2019 - Bristol | This workshop explores ideas and questions around narratives, their creation and consumption.
WORKSHOP | CONTEMPORARY ART IN THE CLASSROOM

WORKSHOP | CONTEMPORARY ART IN THE CLASSROOM

Tuesday 02 July 2019, 18:00 to 20:00

Free

A hands-on workshop and sharing evening for teachers from across Bristol. Join us for an exclusive look at Arnolfini’s plans for the next year, in particular our support and advocacy of art ...
Great Debate | How can we ensure our city centres thrive?

Great Debate | How can we ensure our city centres thrive?

Thursday 04 July 2019, 17:30 to 20:00

£20 standard/£10 for members Book

Hosted by Elena Marco, Head of Department Architecture and the Built Environment at UWE Bristol, our Great Debate brings together built environment professionals and future professionals to hear, ...
PHOTOGRAPHY | CARNIVAL POP UP

PHOTOGRAPHY | CARNIVAL POP UP

Tuesday 09 July 2019 to Sunday 11 August 2019, 11:00 to 18:00 , except Mondays

Free

Arnolfini, St Pauls Carnival, Martin Parr Foundation team up for a photo lab pop-up, celebrating Bristol's African-Caribbean communities.
COMEDY | BRISTOL PRIDE with Tom Allen and Zoe Lyons

COMEDY | BRISTOL PRIDE with Tom Allen and Zoe Lyons

Tuesday 09 July 2019, 19:00 to 22:00

SOLD OUT Book

One of the highlights of the Bristol Pride festival, a special night of laughter with amazing names making waves in the comedy circuit with Jayde Adams, Mawaan Rizwaan, Suzi Ruffell, Tom Allen and ...
FLUFFY LIBRARY OPENING | POP TEKTONISM – VULNERABLE FLUFFY MONSTERS

FLUFFY LIBRARY OPENING | POP TEKTONISM – VULNERABLE FLUFFY MONSTERS

Wednesday 10 July 2019, 18:00 to 21:00

Free (Booking advised) Book

Join artist Antigoni Tsagkaropoulou ("Fishwife") and invited collaborator Lykourgos Porfyris (POP Tektonism) for a performative audio-visual narration of fairy tales dealing with hybridity, ...
INSTALLATION | FLUFFY LIBRARY

INSTALLATION | FLUFFY LIBRARY

Thursday 11 July 2019 to Sunday 11 August 2019, 11:00 to 18:00

Free

Artist Antigoni Tsagkaropoulou's Fluffy Library is coming to Arnolfini, all the way from ATOPOS cvc in Athen - featuring Fluffy, an ageless, gender-fluid, snow-white sprawling beast.
PARTY | CARNIVAL POPUP LAUNCH EVENT - FREE ENTRY

PARTY | CARNIVAL POPUP LAUNCH EVENT - FREE ENTRY

Friday 12 July 2019, 18:00 to 21:00

Free - booking required Book

An epic opening party featuring live music, costumes and dancing
MUSIC | HOUSEWORK/FIELD MANEUVERS: INTERGALACTIC GARY + BRIAN NOT BRIAN

MUSIC | HOUSEWORK/FIELD MANEUVERS: INTERGALACTIC GARY + BRIAN NOT BRIAN

Saturday 13 July 2019 to Sunday 14 July 2019, 15:00 to 03:00

£10/£12/£14 Book

Presented by Housework/Field Maneuvers- A day and night party, bringing together Bristol's best and international DJs on our Harbourside.
BOOK LAUNCH | GENERATION SHARE

BOOK LAUNCH | GENERATION SHARE

Wednesday 17 July 2019, 18:00 to 20:00

Free

Arnolfini Bookshop is delighted to welcome Author Benita Matofska and Photographer Sophie Sheinwald for the Bristol launch of Generation Share .
FAMILY | AND THEY LIVED HAPPILY EVER AFTER...

FAMILY | AND THEY LIVED HAPPILY EVER AFTER...

Sunday 28 July 2019, 11:00 to 15:00

Free

Inspired by Fluffy Library, join us for this drop-in workshop with artist Megan Clark-Bagnall.
TALK | WEDF ANNIE WATKINS

TALK | WEDF ANNIE WATKINS

Wednesday 11 September 2019, 19:00 to 21:00

Tickets on sale 24.06.2019

Join The West of England Design Forum for an inspiring insight into the creative world of filmmaking.
PERFORMANCE | CIGDEM AYDEMIR - THE RIDE

PERFORMANCE | CIGDEM AYDEMIR - THE RIDE

Friday 11 October 2019 to Saturday 12 October 2019, 11:00 to 18:00

Tickets Coming Soon

IN BETWEEN TIME SUMMIT 2019 | Book a 20 minute slot to become a cast member in this one-on-one film performance in which you share a motorcycle ride through a contemporary Australian landscape.
PERFORMANCE | ERIN MARKEY - SINGLET

PERFORMANCE | ERIN MARKEY - SINGLET

Friday 11 October 2019 to Saturday 12 October 2019, 19:30 to 21:45

£13.50 / £15.00 + BF Book

IN BETWEEN TIME SUMMIT 2019 | Erin Markey performs SINGLET: Fighting for connection and the bonds of friendship.