The College is a 6 acre campus in the heart of BS3 Bristol, dedicated to the community and the arts. Based in the grounds of the former City Of Bristol College, it is a vibrant, creative community learning space for people of all ages, backgrounds, cultures and beliefs. The College offers a wide variety of activities, classes, talks & events and provides a selection of workshops, classrooms and studio spaces. The College is an ArtSpace LifeSpace project in association with the Amanzi Foundation, the Homes & Communities Agency & Bristol City Council. We are located on Marksbury Road, Bedminister, BS3 Bristol in the former City Of Bristol College campus. For contact details and a google map please click here.
Key Personnel:
Paul Green
‘Back to Skool’ director/co-writer/performer
Netty Miles
‘Back to Skool’ production manager
Alex Harvest
‘Back to Skool’ producer/co-writer/performer

Our Partners @ The College…

ArtSpace LifeSpace
Artspace Lifespace  is an
artist led initiative that recycles
vacant, under-used & problem
properties into thriving active
creative resources.The College is an initiative of
ArtSpace LifeSpace.

ArtSpace LifeSpace works in partnership with building owners,
property developers and the local community to secure and re-use
interesting, unusual & often difficult spaces as vibrant multi-use art venues.

“As a company we have found Artspace Lifespace dedicated,
passionate and hard working.” – Darren Sheward – Urban Creation

The Homes & Communities Agency
The Homes and Communities Agency is the national housing and regeneration agency for England, with a capital investment budget of nearly £7bn.The HCA contributes to economic growth by helping communities to realise their aspirations for prosperity & to deliver high-quality housing that people can afford.
The HCA provides investment for new affordable housing and to improve existing social housing, as well as for regenerating land.

The Amanzi Foundation
The word Amanzi is used in many parts
of Africa especially by South Africa’s Xhosa
and Zulu people as a term for The Water
and like water, Amanzi aims to be
a vital source of life.We are a pioneer organisation in the field of
Education Through Arts and Culture (ETAC)
a unique combination of music, poetry,
movement and martial arts.

Amanzi are aiming to establish a Foundation for the You-th of Tomorrow
centre of excellence by transforming the two rooms above the Sports Hall
of  The College into innovative educational spaces, aimed at encouraging
community cohesion through participation in creative, health awareness
and cultural arts based projects.

“The work creates a sense of meditative calm, within which is a powerful alertness… the joining of visualisation, movement, body rhythm & music combine to give you a wonderful soul journey….” – Sara, Music Learning Live

Bristol City Council
Bristol City Council is the unitary authority responsible for all council services in Bristol, the seventh largest city in England.The council is proud of Bristol’s national and international achievements; it is one of only five cities to be recognised as a UK Centre of Cultural Excellence, it is a recognised Science City and the UK’s first official Cycling City. Bristol is also the only UK city to be a finalist for the European Union Green Capital award.