Festive After Hours

Festive After Hours

07 Dec 2023


RWA, Queen’s Road, Bristol BS8 1PX


From $8 to $12


07 Dec 2023

Select your tickets:

Full price: $12

Concession: $8

An Evening of Art, Music, and Festive Delights

Start the festive season in style at the RWA. See the gallery decorated for winter, try your hand at gift-wrapping, discover the exhibitions, and bring a friend to share an evening of art and festive fun.   

Event Details: 

  • Date: Thursday 7 December 2023
  • Time: 6.00 PM - 9:00 PM 
  • Venue: RWA  

What to expect: 
A complimentary drink on arrival, mood music and bar, plus all this to enjoy: 

Gift Wrapping with Amanda White: From tying the perfect ribbon bow to creative accessorizing with natural materials, practice the art of gift-wrapping with expert Amanda White.

Sign up for one of the two hour-long workshops. 
Starting at 18.15 or at 19.45. 20 spaces available per session, included in the price of your ticket on a first come, first served!
If you miss out on a booked place, drop into the Drawing School Studio to watch and pick up some tips. 

Click here to book a workshop

Music: Immerse yourself in the spirit of the season with incredible music and songs provided by members of The Fitzhardinge Consort.  

Festive Gifts: Discover arty gifts in the RWA shop and galleries. Find handmade jewellery and ceramics from talented local artists and makers, art books, cards and prints, and more. Treat your friends and family to a year’s unlimited entry to RWA exhibitions for just £15, with our Annual Art Pass. Or for a very special gift, purchase an original artwork from the Annual Open exhibition and other displays. Our friendly staff will be on hand to assist you.  

Mulled Wine and more: Enjoy a welcome drink, included in the price of your ticket. Alcoholic and soft options are available from the bar on the landing. 

Enjoy the Exhibitions 
Wander through our beautiful Grade II* listed building with a drink in hand and enjoy our exhibitions that are displayed across all three floors and comprising of a combined total of over 1,000 artworks, most of which are for sale!  
RWA 170 Annual Open Exhibition  
PRESS: Original Prints by Academicians 
Also Artists: A Staff Exhibition  

Spread the Word: 
Invite your friends, co-workers and loved ones to share in this memorable night of festive fun and celebration. After all, the more, the merrier! 



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