Tobacco Factory



Festival weekend: Sat 23 - Mon 25 July

Europe's largest Street Art and Graffiti Festival. Watch this space for more news on events happening around Tobacco Factory's Upfest hub over the weekend. Upfest artwork on display throughout the whole month of July in our Main Bar and The Snug.



Every Sunday, 10am - 2.30pm

With around 40 food & craft stalls, our thriving community market every Sunday features a fabulous range of local produce, prepared, harvested, cooked, baked, designed and made in the area.


Every Sunday, 8pm

Showcasing the region's finest musicians every week on our Cafe Bar stage.


Every 1st and 3rd Monday, 8pm

£5 per person / £4 student (NUS)

Please book directly with the Cafe/Bar manager as there are a limited number of places per evening. You'll need to bring your own drawing materials and paper/sketchbooks.

This event is in our Green Room.

For more info email:

Facebook / Blog

2nd Monday of every month, 8pm

If your New Years resolution was to do something worthwhile we are here to help make it happen. Join members of the Bristol Group of Amnesty International campaigning against human rights abuses by writing or signing letters focusing on a range of cases. Have a chat about various human rights issues and find out a bit more about Amnesty International.

Whether you have 5 minutes or half an hour, you can help to make a difference.

For further information contact Val on 07971 086511

Last Monday of every month (except December), 7.30pm

Explore, for free, the latest ideas in science and technology in a relaxed, informal atmosphere and are open to anyone with an interest in science and technology, subjects which have a profound impact on all of our everyday lives.

Cafe topics cover a broad range of cutting-edge scientific research and ideas from different disciplines. You don't need to be a scientist to enjoy the evening.


Last Tuesday of every month, 8pm

CineMe provides a platform for short and independent filmmakers to showcase their work.

Since being formed in 2008, CineMe has hosted several events and screenings including regular short film nights, independent and classic film screenings, Q&A sessions with media professionals and a movie quiz night.

First Tuesday of every month, 7.30-9pm

Join in with new games and drawing exercises for all levels of drawing.

A perfect way to make new friends or just get your head down and have a scribble.

All materials included.
£2/3 suggested donation.

Every Wednesday, 8pm

Hosted in The Snug, this is more than just a pub quiz and a snip at only £1 per person (max 6 to a team).

And if you canít make a Wednesday, then our chums over at Grain Barge have a Monday night quiz too!