Live music and events space in BS8


Operated by the University of Bristol as part of its Students' Union, Anson Rooms has been home to cutting-edge live music, comedy and theatre in Bristol since its opening back in the 1960s.


Having hosted some huge names over the years, from the likes of David Bowie and The Smiths to DMA's and Kurt Vile more recently, Anson Rooms is firmly established as one of Bristol's best-loved and most intimate live venues.

Inside Anson Rooms.

Located on Queens Road in Clifton, the venue also plays a part in the annual Bristol International Jazz & Blues Festival, hosting an array of world-renowned artists as part of the festival's diverse and forward-thinking programming.


Anson Rooms underwent extensive refurbishment work in 2013, and it currently has space for a capacity crowd of 1200. Alongside its busy live music schedule, the venue hosts everything from live comedy to local theatre, varsity sports, talks and more.


Head to the Anson Rooms website or find them on Facebook for news and updates.



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