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Legendary music venue - Come and be part of the legend and host your artists in one of the most iconic spaces and prominent venues in the South West

Young Fathers play Trinity, March 2018 (photo @ Domikia Scheibinger-Kunecka)

The Trinity Centre has hosted major musical events since 1976 and is recognised as the birthplace of 'the Bristol Sound'. Originally covenanted to the African-Caribbean Community Enterprise Group, the Trinity Centre has since been a multicultural community venue with a strong music presence, hosting cutting-edge shows - from local legends Massive Attack to international artists Public Enemy.

As many of Britain's key music venues are being swallowed up by large organisations, the Trinity Centre is one of the few remaining independent music venues in the UK, programming a calendar of music that is both affordable and relevant to the local and wider communities of Bristol.

Check out our hire rates or fill out on online booking enquiry form.


Trinity's L'Acoustics PA System is a favourite on sound specifications for national and international touring artists

We want to make sure that everyone has the opportunity to access high-quality arts and culture in Bristol. Prior to the installation, expensive PA hire costs restricted the abilities of local groups and promoters from staging events at the centre. Our L'Acoustics PA System installation means that we can better support diverse arts in the city.

  • Main Left/Right System - 6 KARAi Line Source Arrays aside Subs
  • Bellow Stage Subs - 8 SB18i Subwoofer Array

Contact: / 01179 351200 for more information

Click here to view the full specification document.

The Trinity Centre is used by the community for private parties, meetings and functions as well as public events. There are no restrictions as to who can book or use the facility and tiered hire rates are available to charities, voluntary groups and local residents to create more community activities.

Unless otherwise agreed in writing, a 50% deposit is required to confirm your booking, with the balance due by the date indicated on your invoice and prior to your event taking place. By making payment you are accepting our Terms and Conditions of hire.

"Some of the best gigs I've ever been to in Bristol have been at the Trinity and I would love that to continue. Great bands come and the performances can be really intimate. From local balkan folk music to Andrew Bird...wonderful" Amy, gig-goer, 2012

"With the Gorillaz playing a similar show last year, the Trinity would appear to be becoming the choice for bands that would otherwise be too big to play a city that still doesn't have an arena" Duran Duran rehearsal gig review, Bristol Evening Post, 2011