The Station

Welcome back to The Station!

The Station is Bristol's Central Youth Hub. We are open to all young people and offer a place to relax, get advice and support, and explore your interests and talents.

The Station is a supportive and creative environment where you can express yourself freely. And for any problem, no matter how big or small, we're here to help.

Some of the top youth organisations in the South West are here under the same roof, giving you a wide choice of services and things to do. 

The Station is open Mon-Fri from 9am - 9pm and Sat from 9am-5pm.

Want to talk to someone before coming to The Station? Give us a ring or drop us a line:

Telephone: 0117 947 7948
Email: [email protected]

The Station is operating in accordance with government guidance to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

SUPPORT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

  • One to One Support in Bristol

    Get personal advice and one to one support. Our youth workers are here to help you. Read more

  • Wellbeing Support

    Do you need help with your mental health? Our wellbeing practitioners are here to help. Read more

  • The Station youth club nights

    This is your youth club: bring your own tunes, cook up a storm in the kitchen and make it buzz with energy and fun. Read more

CREATIVE PROGRAMME

  • Art & Design

    Interested in producing your own artwork? Experiment and play with techniques such as print making, 3D art and drawing.

    22nd Sept - 1st Dec
    5.30 - 7.30pm every Wednesday
    The Station, BS1 2AG
    13 - 19 year olds in the Central Bristol area
    Read more

  • Fashion | Creative Careers

    Want to work with a professional fashion designer and founder of a popular fashion brand based in Bristol?

    Work with Natty Peirson to learn key skills to create your own clothes through upcycling and express yourself through fashion & textiles.
    September 9th - 1st of October to run bi-weekly on a Thursday and Friday 11am - 4pm Read more

  • Support for emerging young artists | Creative Futures

    We believe every young artist should have the opportunity to get the support they need to achieve their professional aspirations. Our Creative Futures programme enables you to reach your potential, giving you the skills, networking opportunities, studio space and professional business support you need to turn your passion into your creative career. Read more

  • School workshops

    Our School workshops are part of a complementary education programme designed specifically for Key Stage 3 and 4 students at risk of becoming disengaged. Read more

  • Exhibitions

    Every month we showcase the work of brilliant young artists from the South West. We engage and support young artists from all backgrounds to make innovative new work, aiming to make the creative industries as representative as the society we live in. Read more

  • Help create Bristol's next Creative Enterprise Hub

    16-25 and interested in the creative enterprise industries? Help us regenerate the Old Magistrates Court into a professional hub for young people and the creative industries. Join the steering group now. Read more

CAREERS ADVICE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

  • One to one careers advice | West of England Works

    We'll give you one-to-one career support and job coaching advice to help you get into the education, employment or training you want. Read more

  • Step to Future

    Get the employability skills you need to find your next job, course or training opportunity. Book an appointment with a coach, over the phone or though video call. Read more

  • Careers workshops, events, networking & job opportunities

    Learn new skills, meet new people and take steps towards your future career. Our careers support is here to help you grow your confidence, dispel myths about various careers paths and build new skills for the future. Read more

PARTNERS

The Station hosts numerous charities which support our community, offering a variety of services and opportunities you can access.
  • Basement Studios

    Youth and music activities to develop new skills and make positive choices Read more

  • Boomsatsuma

    Training and education pathways from 16-year-old Level 3 Diplomas to Degree level. Read more

  • Brook

    Sexual health services and advice for young people under 20 Read more

  • Naos Therapy

    Therapeutic services and techniques, including art therapy, counselling and play therapy. Read more

  • Ujima Radio

    Bristol's community radio station, celebrating African and Caribbean cultures and promoting inclusion and diversity. Read more

  • The Bristol Cable

    Local cooperative newspaper focused on news, investigations and amplifying community voices. Read more

  • Paraorchestra

    The world's only large-scale ensemble of professional disabled and non-disabled musicians. Read more

REGULAR ACTIVITIES

Our spaces are flexible and versatile. Lots of organisations hire our venue for amazing regular activities, such as dance classes, choirs and creative courses. Check out some opportunities to get involved:

EVENTS

Our performance space and courtyard are the perfect flexible space for large scale events, conferences, theatre shows and creative innovations. Find out more about what's coming up:
  • Period drama, by Olga Kaleta

    Circus City presents an outdoor show about the rollercoaster of going nowhere. Combining autobiography, anxiety disorder, aerial rope and physical comedy, this absurd, beautiful and honest show challenges ideas of who we are and what we are meant to become.

    2nd Oct & 3rd Oct
    2pm & 4:30pm
    Read more

  • Panorama

    Sunset Techno party with DJs, custom sound system & lighting. As night falls the space will evolve, join them for a DIY party like no other.

    Friday 10th September
    Read more

  • Pride Comic Art Festival

    Bristol’s first Comic Art Festival that celebrates LGBTQA+ artists and writers.

    4th September, 10am - 5pm
    Free & Open to all Read more

STATION VENUE HIRE

  • Flexible spaces for daily and hourly hire

    Whether you're looking to host a conference, gig or workshop, we have a space for you. Hiring out space is easy, convenient and flexible to fit your needs. By hiring the Station, you are also supporting young people in Bristol. Read more

  • Office Space at The Station

    Generously sized corner office, with capacity for up to 12 people, equipped with small kitchenette and large storeroom. Read more