Situated within a short distance of the centre of Bristol, inside the University of Bristol Students’ Union building, Anson Rooms is an entertainment venue and conference area featuring a capacity of 1000 people. Anson Rooms was opened in the 1960s, and it has recently been completely renovated and refurnished. Throughout its existence, the venue has been regarded as one of the best places in Bristol for live music performances, as it has hosted the live gigs of musicians and bands like David Bowie, Radiohead
, Amy Winehouse or The Klaxons.
Due to its convenient location close to the centre of Bristol, Anson Rooms can easily be reached by train, bus or car.
By train and tube: Anson Rooms is a 13-minute walk from the Clifton Down train station.
By bus: Anson Rooms is right near the Students Union bus stops, which serve the bus routes 3C, 8 and 505. The Clifton Park (N-Bound) bus stop, which serves the bus routes 8 and 9, is also pretty close, within a 5-minute walking distance to the venue.
By car: Those who want to get to the Anson Rooms by car should know that the venue is in the vicinity of the A4/Portway main road, which follows the course of the River Avon.
International: Anson Rooms is just a 25-minute car ride from the Bristol Airport. Alternatively, international travellers could take the bus A1, which stops at the Airport Terminal.
The venue is within an 8-minute walking distance from the West End Car Park, which provides numerous car spots for Blue Badge Holders.
Access for people with special needs
Anson Rooms offers reliable amenities for people with special needs, such as elevators, accessible toilets, Infrared Hearing Loop, Personal Induction Loop or the possibility of installing a wheelchair platform. Additionally, access with guide dogs is permitted.