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Losing the Milk Bar…

(image courtesy of ex-Hideaway guests and long term Residence friends Low Profile) Residence has now been given the sad news that we were not successful in our bid to take on the lease at our building in St Nicholas Street. Its disappointing news, but it is not devastating, we are undeterred! We have been blown … Continue reading

An Open Letter to Bristol

Dear Bristol City Council, Since 2009, Residence, a Community Interest Company supporting performing artists in Bristol, has made its home in 11 St Nicholas Street. Residence holds the license to the building under Bristol City Council’s Capacity scheme, a pioneering arrangement which recognised the potential for cultural regeneration that artists bring, allowing artists to make … Continue reading

Hideaway with Lucy Ellinson

We’re very pleased to announce our fourth weekend hideaway, a mini-residency program which has been supported by Bristol City Council with funding from the Creative Seed Fund. This year so far we have hosted Nigel Barratt and Louise Mari, Life of a Craphead, Neil Callaghan and Simone Kenyon, and tomorrow we will be welcoming Lucy … Continue reading