Spaces are available at 164 Gloucester Road, a blend of an independent and art and craft shops. There are retail spaces on the the groundfloor and spaces suitable for workshops upstairs. All available on daily, weekly or monthly basis. For more details, get in touch with bearfan1 at gmail dot com

New Paper Shop

PAPER Arts is a new creative space in Broadmead. On the ground floor there's a space for people to test business ideas, run a shop or an event. The team are interested in finding out what people would like to use the space for. There is a rental charge of £125 per week as a one-off fee. For more, please email simone @ paperarts dot org dot uk 


On the side of the angels

The Side Chapel at St Thomas the Martyr is offering space to people interested in setting up a pop-up shop. This is unique historic venue on St Thomas Street in Bristol, with space available on a profit sharing basis. The space is 5.6 x 4.9 metres with another smaller space at the top of the entrance steps. If you are interested, please get in touch with tcctbristol@gmail.com and tell them we sent you.


The Elephant House

The Elephant House is a new space in Bedminster available on a short-term basis for a variety of activities. The team want the space to have a community feel and be used predominantly for local businesses, charity events, classes and workshops.

For more information see www.facebook.com/theelephanthousebristol


This Island

The Island have space for a pop-up shop in Room 8 on Nelson St, available to a guest artist as a gallery space. The price is £100 for a week or £50 for a weekend only. For more information email info@theislandbristol.com


Period of Grace

The team at the Period of Grace gallery on Park Street are looking to turn the space into a more community-led arts and crafts space of ever evolving micro shows and pop ups. To launch the project, which aims to showcase and strike up collaboration between local Bristol artists and crafters, the gallery will host a market filled with local art, craft, fashion, photography, print and food on the 1st and 2nd of June. Spaces are available so if you're interested please email parsons.ourvictor@yahoo.co.uk


Eat drink and more?

Eat Drink Bristol Fashion returns to Queen's Square on May 13th. But the team are also interested in showcasing artists, theatre and a greater variety of entertainment. For more see www.eatdrinkevents.co.uk

Llama time

Mamma Llama is returning to 40 Alfred Place on 20th June with a fine-dining 6 course taster menu of some of the most popular Peruvian dishes. For more info, see www.mammallama.co.uk


A night with the Flavour Smith

Flavour Smith are putting on a pop-up on the 4th, 5th & 6th of April at a secret medieval location in the heart of the city. The event is aiming to be a celebration of seasonal British cooking, fine wine and great company, including canapes, fizz and a 5 course dinner.

More more information see here.  


Queen Squared

In May 2013, Eat Drink Bristol Fashion is returning to Queen Square with 2 bars, a "casual dining cafe" and a formal restaurant run by one of the city’s leading restaurants each evening.


Mi Casa are running "cantina" at The Big Chill Bristol from the 1st of March. Kristjan and Alexis will begin a three month residency taking over the daily kitchen operation at the Big Chill Bar.
The menu is all about "the mighty US style sandwich" - salt beef, sauerkraut and more...


Belle and Grant

Belle and Grant are hosting their first pop-up dining experience at Cordial & Grace in Clifton on the 1st and 2nd March. The plan is to host a weekend there every month. For more information see here.


Mi Casa at Harts Bakery


Pop-up protagonists Mi Casa are running their first pop-up of 2013 at Harts Bakery's lovely new HQ under the arches of Temple Meads on February 2nd.

For more information see here.


'Real' planning?

Students from UWE have been delivering a pop-up planning workshop today at 1 Dean Street in Bedminster. This is part of the work being led by the Bedminster "Town Team", which Pop-Up Bristol is supporting.


Pig & Swig & Pop

Pig and Swig is a new pop-up dinner club focused on everything west country serving up at unique locations throughout Bristol. The launch date is set for 27th October so keep an eye out for more news...

Pig & Swig is the brainchild of Bristolian chef Kelly Sealey, who is currently the head tutor of The Cookery School at Bordeaux Quay.

For more please, see here.


Temporary Urban Farm

Seedlings are set to pop-up at a temporary urban farm on the Diesel Depot site in the Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone. Run by the Severn Project, the farm will produce 'carbon free' salad leaves as well as for aiming to create provides employment and training support for people recovering from drug and alcohol abuse. Expect to see poly-tunnels and soil laid on the site over the coming months. For more see here.


The Picton Pop-up

The Picton Pop-up, a Wednesday night "supper club" in Montpellier run by Tess and Lily was reviewed in Suitcase magazine. To read more, see
this link.


Paper Studios

Paper Studios is a new pop-up shop in the Galleries, aiming to support local artist and designers through a new publication - PAPER - and push collaboration between the creative industries. Paper Studios has low-cost studio space above the shop for artist/designers to rent, who can  exhibit and sell their work or service in the gallery downstairs.

For more information, please see Paper Studios' website here.


Sporting chance

Our friends at 3space have the old JJB Sports shop in Avon Meads available from time to time. It's 15,000 square foot of space which has recently been used by The Bristol Old Vic Theatre Company, among others.  For more information see here.


Spike Island Pop!

From 5 July until 15 August, Spike Island are presenting a series of one night pop-up exhibitions in a new temporary gallery. Each evening takes an "experimental, collaborative approach" to the temporary space going beyond the artists' studios. There's a bar at each event. For more see here.