Bristol’s Old Crown Courts
A Unique Bristol Venue for Hire


The Old Crown Courts is a spectacular Bristol venue and event space for hire, conveniently located in the heart of Bristol’s town centre.

With a unique chic look and flexible spaces, the venue is perfect for corporate events, product launches, brand experiences, parties and club nights.


A unique Bristol venue full of History.


A range of specialist event services for hire.


Flexible event spaces, perfect for a range of different events.

Venue History

Bristol’s Old Crown Courts were built at the height of Victorian England and opened in the 1870s.

The venue is an architectural award-winning building, now Grade II listed. The venue features grand marble pillars, oak panelled court rooms and stunning mosaics throughout.

The court house played a significant part in Bristol’s history and functioned as a magistrate’s court from the 1960s, until 1989 when it closed. The building’s architecture and history provides a unique aesthetic, making it a truly unique Bristol venue.

The venue remains a dynamic and vibrant building, suitable for for a variety different events.

Event Services

This fantastic Bristol venue is available as a clear dry hire space, or our preferred suppliers can provide you with a full range of in-house event services at very competitive prices.



Bristol’s Old Crown Courts is a fantastically versatile venue suitable for any event, from a seminar or conference to a club night.

With four Court Rooms of various sizes, entrance areas, grand waiting areas and an underground cell complex, this events venue offers an eclectic mix of old and new.

Event Capacity

Depending on the type of event that you wish to host, the capacity and areas you will require will vary. Seminars and conferences will use a different combination of event spaces compared to a live music event, for example.

This unique Bristol venue and can cater to any imagination. Please look through the photo gallery and fill out our enquiry form including a contact number so we can run through your requirements and arrange a site recce. 

Venue Location

Old Crown Courts
The Old Crown Courts
Silver Street
BS1 2AG 

Old Crown Courts

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