We’re very proud to have four brilliant community venues hosting artists, makers and workshops throughout the BS4 Arts Trail weekend. All of these venues will be open from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June.
St Anne’s House is a creative community hub on St Anne’s road with artists studios, wellbeing classes and more. We have 16 artists and makers exhibiting their work there and there will be a bar serving hot and cold drinks, alcohol and food all weekend. Colourful Minds will be running free art collage workshop sessions each day and Kate Miller will be holding free Lego Relief printmaking drop-in workshops on both days too. There is lots of free parking on-site and it’s a short walk from one of our great food and drink hotspots, Lost & Grounded Brewery, where there will be live music, food and drink all weekend too.
Holymead Hub is a brilliant space alongside the Holymead Primary School on Rossall Road, available to hire for parties and workshops with a huge bright hall downstairs and two lovely upstairs studios. There will be 10 great makers and artists showcasing their work downstairs and a programme of wellbeing workshops – movement, pilates, kids yoga, massage, journalling and more – running throughout both days in the studios upstairs. The venue has toilet facilities and a fully accessible toilet too. The full programme of workshops will be released on the website nearer the time.
St Cuthbert’s Church Hall on Sandy Park Road is a lovely community space underneath the main church which is used for all sorts of sports and social events. There will be 10 great makers showcasing their work there and The Art Cart will be running drop in creative activities for families inspired by the birds and beasts of Brislington. You can enjoy food and drink at any of the many cafes along Sandy Park Road and pop into the These Two Hands shop where the arts trail idea originated, which is just opposite the church hall.
Last but not least, we have the brilliant community-run swimming pool Jubilee Pool in Knowle hosting local artists and makers. They will be selling hot and cold drinks and lots of delicious cakes, including gluten-free options. You can also collect the trail map from there and plan your trail journey while enjoying some treats. Why not visit them and then head for lunch at the award-winning Knowle pub just over the road before walking on to several more home venues in the area?