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O2 Academy Bristol

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Bristol Academy O2

Experience events at the O2 Academy in Bristol. It's Bristol's largest live music venue. There's something for everyone, no matter what type of music you're into. 

The 02 Academy has been hosting quality live shows and the brightest new acts since 2001. It opened with a sell-out performance from Ocean Colour Scene. Over the years, the venue has provided plenty of memorable moments and iconic performances. 

Elbow, Kendrick Lamar, Foals, Arcade Fire, Amy Winehouse and Kings of Leon have all performed at O2 Academy Bristol over the years, and some of the biggest club names and DJs have played to sold-out crowds. Plus  Faithless, Ian Brown, Gorillaz, Annie Mac presents, One Nation, Bedlam and Sidewinder. 

In 2023 you can see the Goo Goo Dolls, Spiritbox, Pusha T, Gracie Abrams, Rival Sons, McFly, Scouting For Girls and Craig Charles Funk & Soul House Party.

O2 Academy Bristol Capacity

The versatile entertainment space can have up to 1,600 people in attendance. This can be for corporate events, club nights, private parties, festivals and gigs in Bristol. 

O2 Academy Bristol Reviews

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O2 Academy Bristol Tickets

Tickets are sold on Ticketmaster. The O2 Academy Bristol Box Office team can be contacted on 0117 927 9227. Search upcoming events:

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Bedrooms at Future Inn Bristol


near the O2 Academy

Future Inn Bristol is in the heart of the city centre, opposite the popular Cabot Circus shopping centre. With a range of bedrooms to choose from, ideal for solo travellers, families, couples or groups. All bedrooms are finished with authentic Canadian furniture, soft furnishings and a bath or shower room. Perks include free Wi-Fi, a complimentary robe and slippers in your room, plus parking for £9 per night. 

Make a Reservation

Book direct for the best rates guaranteed, with rooms from £67 per room per night.

Book your stay online, where we guarantee the best rate, or with our Reservations Team on 0117 304 1010 or email reservations.bristol@futureinns.co.uk.

Future Inn Rewards

For additional benefits, you can join the Future Inns hotel loyalty program. For every £1 you spend on accommodation, you earn 1 reward point. Plus, get double points when you dine in the restaurant. Points can then be used to upgrade your bedroom to a suite or a free night's stay. You also get a complimentary drink voucher to redeem when you dine in the restaurant (you'll also get double points, too!) and a member's discount rate. It's also completely free to join!

Getting to O2 Academy from Future Inn Bristol

The O2 Academy is a 7-minute drive or taxi ride from Future Inn Bristol. There's no dedicated O2 Academy Bristol Parking. There is limited street parking on Frogmore Street, where the venue is, or Trenchard Street multi-storey car park a street away. Alternatively, a bus can be caught, which will take between 13-16 minutes - several go in this direction, with all bus stops a very short walk from the hotel. It would take approximately 19 minutes to walk from the hotel or 7 minutes to cycle.

Dishes on the menu in Chophouse Restaurant

Bristol Restaurant

Chophouse Restaurant is ideal for fueling up before or after the event. The team serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, or an evening a-la-carte menu. All produce is local, and the food is homemade on-site. Our set menu offers 3 courses for £26 daily from 5pm. Under 5's always eat for free.

If you are staying in the hotel, room service is available 24/7. 

A large selection of drinks is also available, including popular local brands. Our local selection includes Buttcombe, Bristol Harvey Cream and Bristol Rum. An extensive gin and mixer menu and 2 for £16 cocktails

Reservations can be made on 0117 304 1010 or by emailing chophouse@futureinns.co.uk.  Alternatively, you can book online: 


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