About us


We're what you make us - so get involved!

An everyone culture

Our mission is to empower communities through arts ensuring everyone has the opportunity to access, be part of and shape arts and culture in Bristol. We are based in The Trinity Centre, this much-loved, Grade II* Listed historic landmark is a cultural hub for the city, used by over 60,000 people annually.

What we do

We give people space to come together, to create, connect, learn and share. Through a progressive programme of events, activities and projects, empowering people and communities through arts, social and well-being activities:

  • Youth music: offering skills development to young people facing difficult and challenging circumstances  Community garden: engaging children and families, as well as adults experiencing mental health issues
  • Heritage projects: connecting the community through the history of the Trinity Centre and Old Market
  • Trinity Community Initiative: supporting groups and individuals with subsided space to deliver their own ideas
  • IGNiTE: enabling artists and communities to come together through our in-house performing arts programme
  • Renovation and Repair: ensuring the Trinity Centre can be used now and for future generations

Diverse arts for a diverse city

Head over to what we do to find out more about our projects and activities and the people, communities and groups we work with.

To find out more about the history of the Trinity Centre you can browse our online archive .

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You can support Trinity in many ways. From volunteering to becoming a member to gifting a donation.

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Trinity's goal is to become the UK's leading participatory arts centre

We aim to:

    to promote, maintain, and advance education through the presentation of creative and performing arts

    to advance the education of people of all ages in the creative and performing arts, information technology and life skills

    to preserve, protect and improve for the public benefit the Trinity Centre, formerly the Holy Trinity Church, and promote the heritage of this building

    to provide or assist in the provision of facilities in the interests of social welfare for recreation or other leisure time occupation of individuals who have need of such facilities by reason of their youth, age infirmity or disability, financial hardship or social circumstances with the object of improving their conditions of life

    to promote racial harmony by promoting equality of opportunity and good relations between persons of different racial and cultural identities and by encouraging the use of the Trinity Centre or other Trinity Arts Centre facilities for multicultural activities

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Our news

One step closer to protecting future
Historic England backs our campaign to raise the much needed funds to secure Trinity's future with an uplift grant in addition to previous support
A catch up with our construction intern
Trinity volunteer Lowie caught up with construction intern Davontay
Investigation reveals further costs to Trinity’s conservation
As experts reveal further cost estimation to damaged stonework, we need your help