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Brunswick Club

We’ve moved into a new home in Bristol with two other artist-led collectives: We’ve taken over the legendary Brunswick Club, a former Working Mans’ Club, in St Pauls with its skittle alleys, dance hall, bars and lounges. Brunswick Club is now home to Bristol Experimental & Expanded Film (BEEF), Residence, CHAMP and Thorny along with … Continue reading

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

Return to The Island

Return to The Island

Residence is pleased to announce our arrival in a new, albeit temporary, home: CID Studios at The Island. We have a lovely office here without which we would have been really stuck so thanks to Dina from ArtspaceLifespace for making it all happen. If you want to find out more about all the great stuff … Continue reading

A Decade With Mars – Kids!

A Decade With Mars – Kids!

Residence artists Ella Good & Nicki Kent are in Hull this week, at the beginning of a tour to launch A Decade With Mars. It’s a long term community project about space, time, and the future. In each city they visit, they’ll be launching a weather balloon with a camera attached, to publicly launch the … Continue reading

SOLO Contemporary Performance Forum: OPEN CALL

CALLING ALL SOLO PERFORMANCE MAKERS SOLO is a South West based solo performance forum coordinated by Misri Dey and Ria Hartley, which has been set up for regional, national and international solo devisor/performers to develop, show or simply work in a non-isolated environment. It consists of dialogues, laboratories, platforms and residencies. SOLO seeks to create … Continue reading