This year the Arnolfini plays host to the CSCT Conference, a hub for contemporary art and creativity.
Arnolfini is located in the centre of Bristol on Narrow Quay, between the harbourside and Prince Street.
16 Narrow Quay
From the south, cross the swing bridge from Prince Street. From the north or centre of the city, walk along the quayside leaving the centre.
Look out for Bristol Legible City blue signposts which should direct you to Arnolfini from all directions.
Arnolfini is a 15 minute walk from Bristol Temple Meads railway station. A taxi rank can be found outside the station.
Most city centre bus services stop within walking distance of Arnolfini. The nearest stops are at The Centre and Queen Square.
Marlborough Street Bus Station is 15 mins walk away.
For more information on trains call +44(0)845 748 4950 For more information on buses call +44(0)117 955 3231 or +44(0)870 608 2608
Once you reach the centre of Bristol, you can reach Arnolfini by following the brown tourism signs.
Take M32 (exit 19 from M4) to the end of the motorway. At main traffic lights turn right towards city centre. At large roundabout, take 1st exit onto Haymarket (leads into Rupert St). Keep to the left and go through three sets of lights. You will come to the centre. Keep in the left lane and filter left onto Baldwin Street. Take 2nd right onto Queen Charlotte Street then 1st left. At river turn right ( onto a cobbled street). At the end take the 2nd exit off the mini roundabout onto The Grove. There is a long stay car park on your left. Other parking options are listed below. Arnolfini is opposite you at the end of The Grove. The main entrance to Arnolfini faces the water.
Long stay car park on The Grove, off Prince Street. Good evening rates.
NCP multi-storey car park next door to Jury’s Hotel on Prince Street, close to Arnolfini, but expensive.
Short stay car park at the old Industrial Museum on the other side of the swingbridge. From The Grove, turn left at lights and take first right after the bridge.
Metered street parking is available on Wapping Wharf and at Queens Square.
Bristol Ferry Boats offer timetabled ferries every 40 minutes from Prince Street Bridge. Please see their timetable or visit their website for more information.
Number 07 Boats run timetabled ferries around Bristol harbourside. You can find a timetable on their website Download the Harbourside Map