Graft

The Island, Nelson Street (and other Bristol locations), Bristol, BS1 2LE

Tel: +44(0)789 422 2939

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Graft (c) Peter Hall

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If you’re looking for a fun, creative and truly Bristol experience, how about a graffiti workshop? Graft’s workshops are led by professional artists and give you a unique insight into the history of Bristol graffiti, as well as the chance to learn or develop skills with spraycans, stencils and paint markers.

They cater for groups of all shapes and sizes, from families with children to hen and stag parties, teambuilding groups and schools.

No experience is necessary, and all materials are provided, including PPE. You will create two unique pieces of art to take away with you; a graffiti name board and a stencil canvas – both conveniently sized to fit in your suitcase if you’re travelling home!

Many of their workshops take place at The Island, a former police station where you can learn graffiti techniques in the cells!

Check out their websiteFacebook and Instagram, or get in touch for more details.

Traducción al español disponible.

“Just to let you know we all had a fantastic time on Saturday. The guys got really into it; the folklore, the community, the art… It was a very memorable experience, and the photos are still rolling in!” Simon, stag party.

"Rob is a brilliant graffiti artist and a fantastic teacher. The workshop was perfect – an introduction to Bristol's secret history, through graffiti, followed by a chance to learn some techniques and to get hands on and have a go with the spray cans. A really inspiring day!" Professor Alice Roberts.

“We’d like to thank you for the great workshop and tour that we had in Bristol. The students really loved it! 

They told us that they learned a lot about it and had a very good time during the workshop. Next time, when we visit Bristol, we will book a workshop again.” Mirjam, Merewade College, Netherlands.

“The kids have had a fantastic time, and I've enjoyed it too - I'm not sure what my expectations were of a graffiti workshop, but I know you have far surpassed them!” Howard Davies, Sea Mills Primary School

“Just wanted to say a huge thank you for Saturday!! Rob was very knowledgeable and good fun. He had a real passion for the subject which made it a delight for everyone in our group. When it came time to try our hand at some graffiti of our own Rob provided just the right amount of hand holding, ideas and advice such that we all came away with 2 pieces each that we were delighted with (despite our very differing artistic abilities!!). The event was very well organised right from our first contact with Graft through to the final goodbye with Rob. Can't recommend this experience highly enough.....!!!” Lisa Hulme – PHD Interactive, Teambuilding workshop

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Special Offers

  • Group Discounts

    The offer: Enjoy discounts for groups of 20+, why not try Graft for a party, team building activity or work social.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book email graftworkshop@hotmail.co.uk, mentioning you saw the offer on visitbristol.co.uk , or visit Graft’s website .

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Opening Times

Tours run throughout the year (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

* Every day except Christmas Day and Boxing Day, 9am-9pm

Further Information

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - Minimum age 8

Establishment Features

  • Equipment/clothing free of charge - They provide all equipment and materials
  • Fully qualified instructors
  • Welcome single sex groups, eg stag/hen parties

Key Features

  • Groups
  • In town/city centre
  • Stag and Hen Parties

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