Bristol Folk House

Space Type: Community Space

Total Capacity:


Suitable for:

  • Performance with an Audience
  • Rehearsal

Opening Hours

Term: 9.30 - 22.00 Out of Term: 9.30 - 15.30

Licenses Held:

Public Entertainment Licence. Licensed for sale of Alcohol

Booking Info

Costs & Terms of Hire:

Hourly Rate: 60 per hour (9am-5pm) Per Evening: £500 (includes service charge: 5pm-11pm ) Discounts are available for charities and block bookings and may be negotiable.

Contact Name:

Claire Duffy

Email Address:

[email protected]

Telephone Number:

0117 926 2987


The folk house is a centre that provides social and educational facilities for the people of Bristol. It is managed by a co-operative and runs courses and workshops and holds live music, poetry and fundraising events in its main hall. Smaller rooms can be rented as break-out space, but it is the main hall that is usually used for rehearsal. The main hall is light, has a temporary stage that is permanent and comes complete with a piano. There is a cafe bar that can also be hired. This space has been used for: auditions, rehearsal, workshops and classes.


  • Accessible Entrance:No/Unknown
  • Accessible Toilet: No/Unknown
  • Induction Loop Available: No/Unknown
  • Blue Badge Parking Available: No/Unknown

More Accessibility Information:

Not at the moment

Parking Details:

No but Trenchard Car park is nearby


  • Private Room
  • Café
  • Toilets


  • Height: 5m
  • Width: 10m
  • Length: 17m

Technical Info

Floor Description:


Physical description:

Hall. There is a room that can be used as a dressing room

Power Supply:


Power and Lighting Details:

Very little lighting facilities but there are a few lights over the stage

Sound Equipment:

There are sound facilities but if hirers want to use this they have to use the in house sound engineer

Details of Sound Spill:

The Folk House has to be cautious of sound and although holds live music events stipulates no rock bands

Blackout Details: