We provide a progressive a programme of arts and cultural events, social activities and projects, giving people space to come together, create, connect, learn, share and celebrate.

Based in the Trinity Centre, this much-loved historic landmark is a cultural hub for East Bristol and one of the city's few remaining independent live-music venues, used by over 60,000 people each year. To find out more, head over to What We Do to find out more, sign up to our fortnightly newsletter, or take a look at our online Archive.

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Currently we have the following regular creative groups meeting in our space:

Bristol Samba

Mondays 6pm-10pm - samba drumming and dancing.  The weekly drop-in cost is £6 (£5 concessions).

If you are interested in joining the drumming band please email: [email protected]

7.30 - 8.30pm Dance Beginners
8.45 - 10.00pm Dance Improvers

Dancers pay in 8 week blocks of £40 (£30 concessions).

For more information call Evie Gkatzioufa on 07774 111463 or email: [email protected]

Ilu Axe

Wednesdays 7pm-10pm, Samba-Reggae drums & dance

Ilu Axe has three groups or learning and performance levels, Beginner, Intermediate and Stage Group, with people moving from one level to the next as and when the pieces taught in the particular level (both the music and the choreography) reach the required standard.

So if you’d like to get involved, please email [email protected]

Gentle Dance

Mondays 12 pm - 2 pm - Dance sessions for over 50s

Learn a few new moves and have some fun! Led by dance tutor, Barry Shields, the sessions are friendly and relaxed on a large dance floor. From club style social dancing to ballroom, Latin and music across the decades. Everyone is welcome, no partner is needed and open to absolute beginners. Just turn up!

Suggested donation £3 which helps to cover the dance tutor. Please note this class doesn't run on Bank Holiday Mondays. 

Accepting Macmillan Taster Tokens! Find out how you can access this activity for free by calling the Macmillan Prevention and Re-enablement team on 0117 353 3042

Gerry's Attic Dance Company

Mondays 5.45-7.15pm and Fridays 12-2pm - Senior Dance Company

If you love dancing, used to dance when you were younger, have always wanted to dance, or are drawn to performance, this company is for you! The focus will be on developing and expanding movement and dance skills, exploring different aspects of movement, and creating a dance performance based on members' ideas and experiences.

Two weekly session run 

  • Mondays, 5.45pm - 7.15pm - Fyfe Hall
  • Fridays, 12pm - 2pm - Main Hall

Cost £3 per person, per session. The company is led by Julia Thorneycroft.

Trinity Community Arts, Trinity Centre, Trinity Road, Bristol BS2 0NW

For more information visit our website here.