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

Keep Residence in The Milk Bar!

Keep Residence in The Milk Bar!

Support Residence’s bid to Bristol City Council to become lease holders of 11 St Nicholas Street! 11 St Nicholas Street (The Milk Bar) has been home to our artist-led community since 2009. We were originally housed here under Bristol City Council’s Capacity scheme, which supported artists with peppercorn rent deals on buildings that had been … Continue reading

Leo Burtin at Residence this week

Leo Burtin at Residence this week

We’ve got Leo Burtin here at Residence for a few days, to do some work on The Midnight Soup, a performance project he is currently developing with dramaturgical support from Mark Whitelaw & mentoring from Rajni Shah. The Midnight Soup is produced by Talk with LEAP as part of the Homemade series, with thanks to … Continue reading

Pop-Up Persia Dining – Sara Zaltash’s yummy fundraiser for Tuul – a durational trilogy

Pop-Up Persia Dining – Sara Zaltash’s yummy fundraiser for Tuul – a durational trilogy

Traditional persian recipes. Contemporary ingredients. Gorgeous dining experiences. Yum. Thursday 6th and Friday 7th November 7pm ******************** Autumn Menu Fresh naan Seasonal herbs, radishes and Persian feta * Courgette and Herb Fritters – special recipe, irresistable Strained yogurt with wild garlic – non-dairy alternatives available * Halim Bademjoon – grilled aubergine and whey dip Gridled … Continue reading

Compass Live Art Young Producers visit Residence

Earlier in October we welcomed Annie Lloyd and Peter Reed from Compass Live Art Festival to Residence. They’re running a brilliant sounding mentoring and training scheme for young producers, and so brought this group along with them to see what happens at Residence. There’s some lovely blog posts from the young producers here, reflecting on the … Continue reading