Parties and celebrations

Celebrate your special occasion surrounded by thousands of years’ worth of history… and a glass of fizz in hand (of course!).

With grand staircases, romantic balconies and glass vaulted ceilings strung with chandeliers, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery offers the perfect place to celebrate with your friends, family and colleagues. Perfect for:

  • Birthday parties
  • Retirement celebrations
  • Engagement and anniversary parties
  • Bar and Bath Mitzvah’s
  • Charity events
  • Summer parties

We are happy to tailor you the perfect celebration package to match your requirements and budget, whether you are looking for an informal reception event, a formal ball or a party to remember!

Traditionally, our packages include the below – but we are happy to discuss your requirements if you have something different in mind.

Celebration package

  • Exclusive use of Wills and Winterstoke halls within Bristol Museum & Art Gallery (7pm – 1am)
  • Sparkling wine arrival reception*
  • Two course finger buffet menu
  • Bar facility
  • DJ and disco
  • Feature up-lighting in your choice of colour/s
  • Staffing and late night security

From £30 + VAT per person (£36 inc. vat per person)
Package prices subject to minimum numbers.
Supplement of £300 + VAT (£360 inc. vat) applies to weekend dates.

Twice as nice

How about an invite to make your summer and Christmas party twice as nice?

Ever noticed how the best things in life come in twos? Book both your summer and Christmas 2018 events at any of our beautifully unique Bristol venues and receive a £250 bar tab at each event to kick start the celebrations.

Contact our events team for more information and to reserve your event now!

Guide to room capacities

Room
Layout
Capacity guide
Floorplan
Winterstoke Hall (front hall) and Wills Hall (rear hall) Informal reception / party 400 Download floorplan

Sample menus

Summer Party Package Menu

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