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Make Space For Rising

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Rising Arts Agency are taking over Bristol Beacon on Thu 10 Feb and we want you to be a part of it. Join us to experience and celebrate young local talent and share in the joy of live performance in a warm and welcoming space.

There will be dance, poetry, live music and visual artists exhibiting their work throughout the space. You will also have several opportunities to interact with the space and leave your creative mark in the venue.

Featuring performances from the Rising Arts Agency community

Dance by Charles Tha Dancer

Poetry by Leeza Awojobi

Live music by Amber-Ruth Watson and SEPH Group (JANTE and Sambee)

Visual art by Stacey Olika, Zezima, Parys Gardener, Kiamaco, Lucy Turner, Abbi Bayliss and Jade Ayino.

As well as a late-night set from DJ Adibah.

First drink is free for the first 50 people to arrive!

This event forms part of #MakeSpaceForMusic, a campaign introducing Bristol Beacon’s re-brand which was developed in collaboration with Rising Arts Agency.

Presented by Bristol Beacon x Rising Arts Agency

Exhibition of visual art continues

Supported by PRS Foundation

Age: 14+ (Under 18s to be accompanied by an adult)

Doors: 19.30
Start Time: 20.00


Rising Arts Agency

Who We Are

Rising Arts Agency is a community of young creatives aged 16–30 mobilising others for radical social, political and cultural change.

We bring together everyone from young people at all stages of their careers to collaborating organisations to industry professionals excited to share knowledge and expertise.

We are strongest when we stand together.

More info

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📸 by Colin Moody

The venue

Bristol Beacon

Covid-19 Safety Measures

We’re committed to keeping you safe throughout your visit.

Please follow these safety measures when visiting Bristol Beacon.

Please do not attend this event if you have Coronavirus symptoms or have been asked to self-isolate.

Enjoy your visit safely

Strongly encouraged

  Wear a face covering at all times. Except when eating and drinking or if you are exempt.

  Take a PCR/Lateral flow test

  Get a vaccination

  Activate your COVID Pass with NHS App

  Follow one-way signage

  Card payment only, contactless preferred

  Respect other people’s personal space