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Bristol Family Arts Festival 2017

Bristol Family Arts Festival returns this October for a month long citywide celebration of creativity.  Mon 14 Aug 2017

Listen again: Rowan Hisayo Buchanan talks about her debut novel

Listen again to Rowan Hisayo Buchanan talking about her debut novel Harmless Like You at Spike Island Novel Writers Wed 02 Aug 2017

Spike Island summer reading

A shortlist of books we recommend you read this summer Wed 02 Aug 2017

Listen again: JJ Bola talks about his debut novel

Listen again to JJ Bola talking about his debut novel No Place to Call Home at Spike Island Novel Writers. Thu 13 Jul 2017

Spike Island becomes lead partner in audience study set to boost contemporary arts in the UK

A study to help contemporary arts organisations expand their audiences is being developed by researchers as part of a new project. Wed 28 Jun 2017

Spike Island summer 2017 brochure

Browse our summer 2017 programme Tue 27 Jun 2017

Spike Island remains in Arts Council England’s National Portfolio 2018-2022

Spike Island is delighted to announce that it will continue to be supported as part of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio for the years 2018-2022. Tue 27 Jun 2017

National Volunteers' Week 2017

National Volunteers' Week is a national celebration of the millions of people who volunteer at least once a year across the UK. Here at Spike Island we are supported by a fantastic team of volunteers who each make a significant contribution to the work we do. Wed 07 Jun 2017

Spike Island Open 2017 programme

Browse the online programme for Spike Island Open 2017 Wed 19 Apr 2017

Spike Island spring 2017 programme

Browse our spring 2017 programme Thu 23 Mar 2017

Video: Lubaina Himid, Naming The Money

Artist Lubaina Himid discusses her installation Naming the Money (2004) included her exhibition 'Navigation Charts' at Spike Island, Bristol. Fri 17 Mar 2017

Spike Island Winter 2017 programme

Browse our Winter 2017 programme Fri 23 Dec 2016

Spike Island Autumn programme 2016

Browse a digital version of our Autumn 2016 programme.  Fri 23 Sep 2016

Spike Island Autumn programme 2016

Browse a digital version of our Summer 2016 programme. Simply click to enlarge the brochure below and use the arrows to turn over a ... Fri 08 Jul 2016

Watch Patrick Staff's The Foundation on Vdrome

Vdrome screen Patrick Staff's The Foundation online until 14 May 2016 Fri 06 May 2016

Open Studios 2016 in pictures, tweets and videos

A selection of our favourite Open Studios posts shared online by visitors Tue 03 May 2016

Spike Island celebrates Heritage Lottery Fund grant for Artspace’s 40th Anniversary

Spike Island has received a Heritage Lottery Fund Sharing Heritage grant to celebrate the artists’ collective behind Spike Island. Fri 19 Feb 2016

Listen again: Dan Fox, Pretentiousness: Why it Matters

Dan Fox introduces his new book — a timely defence of pretentiousness as a necessity for innovation and diversity in our culture. Thu 18 Feb 2016

Listen again: Brian Catling, The Vorrh

Listen again to Brian Catling introducing his novel The Vorrh at Spike Island, as part of our Novel Writers series. Wed 17 Feb 2016

Bursaries for the creation of new moving image work

Spike Island and the Centre for Moving Image Research are offering artists based in the South West production bursaries of £1000 for the creation of new moving image work. Tue 16 Feb 2016

Alice Motard appointed Chief Curator of CAPC musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux

Alice Motard, Curator at Spike Island, has been appointed Chief Curator of CAPC musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux. Mon 15 Feb 2016

Spike Island secures Arts Council England Capital grant

Spike Island has been awarded an Arts Council England Capital grant for 2016/17. Thu 11 Feb 2016

Motion design studio SHOP produce the Superbowl backdrop

SHOP, a boutique motion design studio based in Spike Island, produced the visuals for Coldplay's half time set at the Super Bowl Mon 08 Feb 2016

Creative Employment Programme: Technical Assistant

We are currently recruiting for a Technical Assistant internship Wed 03 Feb 2016

Spike Island Winter 2016 programme

Browse a digital version of our Winter 2016 programme Mon 21 Dec 2015

Winter opening hours

Details of Spike Island's winter opening hours. Fri 04 Dec 2015

Spike Island Artist Editions at SUNDAY Art Fair

Visit us at the 6th edition of SUNDAY Art Fair from 14 to 18 October. We are presenting Spike Island artist editions and publications, alongside ... Thu 15 Oct 2015

BBC Radio Bristol at Spike Island exhibitions previews

Hear a tour we gave to BBC Radio Bristol inside Reto Pulfer and Patrick Staff's exhibitions. Thu 16 Jul 2015

Helen Sear, …the rest is smoke, representing Wales in Venice

Spike Film and Video are delighted to have worked with Ffotogallery on the AV design and installation for Helen Sear’s …the rest is smoke, Cymru yn Fenis/Wales in Venice at the 56th International Art Exhibition. Thu 07 May 2015

Announcing the artists chosen for the Film Open 2015

'The programme features some of the best works by emerging artists from across the country' Steven Cairns, ICA Associate Curator of Artists’ Film and Moving Image Wed 29 Apr 2015

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