Stokes Croft has gained a reputation as Bristol’s cultural and artistic hub and taken on an identity of its own. Most businesses in Stokes Croft are independent and emphasise keeping things local and inclusive. Stokes Croft’s artistic atmosphere is characterised by its unique residents and, of course, its graffiti. Find out the top 10 things to do and see in this trendy neighbourhood in one of England’s, and the UK’s, most exciting cities.
Stokes Croft is best known for being a place to express art in all its forms, cinema being one of them. There are few better ways to escape reality than by delving into a good film. From cult classics to foreign films, Stokes Croft offers several spaces to watch independent art films. The Arts House Cinema is a space for just this, showcasing cinema screenings in their multi-purpose basement, along with live music, art exhibitions and more. In a similar vein, The Cube Microplex is a non-profit organisation that is organised as “a social art experiment existing in the form of a cinema and event venue”, and remains as one of the best cinemas in England. Unwind and get creative by watching an inspiring film at one of many venues in Stokes Croft.