Bristol is a vibrant city bursting with creativity. Why not shake up your traditional corporate meeting style by choosing a unique venue with a difference? Here’s a selection of venues with a view and ideal settings for getting your delegates’ creative minds working! 

M Shed Exterior

M Shed  

Located on Bristol’s harbourside, the M Shed is a brilliant museum which tells the story of the city of Bristol. Their event space is located on the top floor of the museum and has fantastic views over the harbourside. With the capacity for up to 220 theatre style and a wonderful roof terrace, it is perfect for a conference needing plenty of daylight and for summer evening receptions. They also offer the opportunity to hire out their studios which are ideal for workshops and team building days.

Bristol Old Vic Fosters Catering. Credit: Evoke Pictures Bristol Photographers

Credit: Evoke Pictures Bristol Photographers

Bristol Old Vic

The Bristol Old Vic is England’s oldest working theatre and has just undergone extensive refurbishments making it a fantastic venue for events and conferences. Coopers’ Hall is a Grade I listed event space boasting beautiful big windows and chandelier, seating up to 120 guests for dinner. Experience the heritage of the theatre whilst you’re there by immersing yourself in an interactive heritage tour.

 We the Curious  

We the Curious, has versatile event space with a terrace that looks the harbourside on one side and Bristol Cathedral on the other. Ideal for events, conferences and exhibitions for up to 460 guest’s theatre style. If you are looking for somewhere to give a presentation with a difference, take a trip into their planetarium and experience your meeting in a whole new way!  

Inside the Watershed corporate room


Overlooking the harbour, Watershed not only has great, light and airy event space for up to 120 guests but also has three purpose-built cinemas with seating for up to 200. These cinemas offer a programme of independent films throughout the year but can also be hired for private screenings. For an informal feel, you can also reserve their café/bar area for groups starting from 10 people.    

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

A night in the museum doesn’t just have to be something that you experience on TV. The Bristol Museum and Art Gallery can host drinks receptions for up to 400 guests along with dinners and conferences for up to 250 guests. The Wills Hall offers a beautiful backdrop for any event complete with sweeping staircases and chandeliers. You can even explore the exhibitions whilst you’re there!

Inside SS Great Britain's Eastern Hall

Brunel’s SS Great Britain

Brunel’s SS Great Britain is set in her original dockyard having been restored to her former glory. Events and conferences can take place both on and off the ship. The Great Eastern Hall located only a stone’s throw away from the ship has great facilities for meetings and conferences for up to 250 guests. Enjoy the opportunity to then dine in the first class dining saloon with marble pillars and gold details.


M Shed Events
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M Shed Bristol Harbourside
Bristol Old Vic Events
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Bristol Old Vic exterior

Opened in 1766, Bristol Old Vic is the country’s oldest continuously working theatre offering an historic venue, central location and flexible event spaces, ranging in capacity from 12 to 550.

We The Curious Conferencing
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We The Curious Conferencing

Set on Bristol’s historic Harbourside, We The Curious is one of the most prestigious corporate event venues in the South West.

Watershed Conferencing
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Watershed Exterior

Watershed is the ideal venue for any event. Established in 1982, they have many years experience of organising and running events.

Brunel's SS Great Britain
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Brunel's SS Great Britain

A multi award-winning venue for non-residential conferences, corporate and private events and weddings.