Spike Island

Join Associates

We are offering Spike Associates membership at a reduced rate between the 1st and 10th of April. During this time applicants will receive 12 months membership for the price of 11.  Offer only applies to one full year's membership.

Spike Associates membership includes the following:

  • Free admission to most of Spike Island’s talks and events
  • 24 hour access to shared working space, featuring: a comprehensive reference library including artists’ monographs, critical theory texts and art periodicals; active notice board for local, regional and national exhibitions, events and opportunities; and IT facilities such as wireless internet, scanning, printing and computers with word processing, graphics and video editing software
  • Regular studio visits with visiting artists, peer critiques and workshops
  • National and international group trips, with travel bursaries available
  • Support for independent creative projects

The Associates membership fee is £12 per month (£8 per month for Spike Island studio holders and Spike Design tenants). This charge is used to administer the programme, to support Associates events and to renew resources.

If you would like further information about Spike Associates or to arrange a visit to Spike Island, please contact the Associates coordinator.

Join Spike Associates

Please download and complete the Associates membership form (pdf) and return with £22 cash or cheque (the first month's membership and refundable swipe card deposit of £10) to Spike Associates, 133 Cumberland Road, Bristol BS1 6UX.

Spike Associates is a membership network of artists, writers, curators, designers and other creative practitioners.