Sparks Bristol

Visit Sparks Bristol, an innovative hub of sustainability, creativity and education in the heart of Bristol.

Sparks Bristol

Visit Sparks Bristol, an innovative hub of sustainability, creativity and education in the heart of Bristol.

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Sparks Bristol is an innovative hub of sustainability, creativity and education in the heart of Bristol, co-created by us, Global Goals Centre, and Bristol-based arts charity, Artspace Lifespace.


Why is Sparks needed?

The public-facing ground floor of Sparks Bristol is headed up by us, Global Goals Centre, and features a huge range of sustainable, ethical shops, exhibitions, installations and more, all designed to help people take easy, money-saving actions on climate, equality and wellbeing – the themes of the Sustainable Development Goals. And upstairs Artspace Lifespace brings you affordable studios, rehearsal and performance space, supporting Bristol’s creative community and educating young people on real-life issues such as the climate crisis and inequality.


What do we hope to achieve?

Sparks Bristol will be open at least until December 2023, and hopefully much longer! The unique combination of artist spaces, sustainable retail, education and reuse is a world-first pilot project that we hope can be replicated in more empty buildings in high streets across the UK. Sparks is also contributing to the following city-wide improvement initatives:


Who is behind the project?

Global Goals Centre and Artspace Lifespace created Sparks Bristol in collaboration with The Invisible Circus. This project is a partnership project and we would like to thank all our amazing partner organisations that are supporting the project with funding and pro-bono advice:


How can I be part of this project?

There are plenty of ways to get involved in Sparks Bristol. Whether you’re looking to partner with a department, volunteer your time, find a job or donate to the project, we welcome all support! 

Our Projects

GGC- Voices - Artist Group Photo

Voices: Art is Refuge

Celebrating the work and creative resilience of Bristol-based artists from the refugee and migrant community.

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Groundbreakers

An exciting competition across Bristol to inspire and equip young people to take action for climate and social justice.

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Threads Game

Our interactive game takes you on a journey that reveals the impact of fast fashion on people and planet.

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