Test Space

Bristol, United Kingdom


  • Test Space, Spike Island
  • 133 Cumberland Road
  • Bristol
  • England
  • BS1 6UX
  • United Kingdom

Opening times

12-5pm, Tuesdays to Sundays (during exhibitions) - ask at Spike Reception for access

Travel Information

Tube / Metro: The Bristol Ferry Boat Company provides services from various points around Bristol, running every 40 minutes. From the SS Great Britain stop, follow the above walking route to Spike Island.
Bus: The 506 service runs between Spike Island, Bristol Temple Meads and Broadmead/Cabot Circus.
Train: British Rail, Temple Meads, Bristol


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Test Space is a project space run and curated by Julian Claxton, Helen Grant and Mark Samsworth, within Spike Island, Bristol, showing both finished work and works in progress.

We also run ‘Test Space International’ where we work with international partners to stage new work overseas, so far including exhibitions and interventions in Berlin, Gran Canaria, and Sicily as part of Manifesta.

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