If you’re lucky enough to have chosen Bristol as your university town you’re spoiled for choice with everything from art and culture to clubs and student meal deals. Best of all, PREMIER SUITES offers excellent student accommodation in Bristol, close to all of the attractions and things to do. Our spacious, comfortable suites are ideal for students who need space to relax, work, study and enjoy the city from the comfort of a home from home.
Art in Bristol
Students are usually young and creative and need art and inspiration to enjoy their studies. Enjoy a day of culture in the many museums around Bristol, discovering artists you never knew or marvelling at the masterpieces from renowned artists through the centuries. Bristol Museum & Art Gallery has collections of art, nature, and history on display in a beautiful building. Street art is notorious in Bristol too with some famous portraits and pieces on display without barriers. Join a street art tour and see some of the famous works from Banksy or Upfest murals. Theatre is another excellent way to connect with the culture of Bristol and with the Hippodrome, Tobacco factory and the Old Vic nearby you’ll have lots to choose from.
Activities for Students in Bristol
Activities are a great way to get to know your classmates and make friends at Uni. There are many things to do for student groups in Bristol You can go bowling, batting or play beer pong at Roxy Lane, just 10 minutes away from our serviced apartments in Bristol. They have 8 full-size bowling lanes, batting cages for baseball and tennis, shuffleboards, full-size pool tables, beer pong, ice-free curling, duck pin bowling, arcade games and a karaoke booth. Absolutely Karting has over 800m of exhilarating kart tracks to encourage friendly competition. Jungle Rumble has two 18-hole crazy golf courses and runs student deals all year. Airhop is the world’s biggest trampoline park, and they offer 20% off.
Clubbing in Bristol
Clubs are a rite of passage for students in Bristol and we’re not short of options, no matter what your taste. Lakota is one of Bristol’s most famous and longstanding clubs and has welcomed many famous faces over the years including Carl Cox, Calibre, Stormzy and more. Trinity Centre has been a part of Bristol nightlife for over 40 years and as well as club nights, they host a range of live music and community events. Thekla is the most iconic and best-loved venue in the city. It doesn’t get much more Bristol than a club on a boat! OMG is one of the city’s ‘most notorious gay venues’ and is the largest in Bristol’s LGBTQ+ scene. They all have student nights and drink specials at different times in during the week. Check their social media for more.
Students are usually on a budget and as a university town, many excellent restaurants, cafes and pubs offer money off for students. Three Brother Burgers close to the Unite Student halls have a great lunchtime deal of a classic burger or veggie option with fries for only £5. St Nick’s Market has all sorts of food traders with everything from main meals to tasty snacks, many of which are reasonably priced. There’s also a brilliant mix of independent retailers selling everything from handcrafted jewellery to chocolate and records. Enjoy a complimentary cocktail on a Friday in Revolution, a student hotspot; chat with one of our team for the code. PREMIER SUITES guests enjoy complimentary entry and a free drink in Lola Lo, a tiki club that’s very popular with Uni groups.
Alternative Shopping in Bristol
Every big city in the UK has the usual high street brand names. You’ll find these in Bristol Cabot Circus with brands like H&M, Monki, and Zara, perfect to grab a bargain. Uni is a great opportunity to show your individuality by shopping in more alternative places. The city is dotted with vintage and second-hand shops but Gloucester Road and Park Street are your best bets for a second-hand shopping spree. In Broadmead, you can sift through clothes dating from the 60s to the 00s at Beyond Retro, handpicked by their team of trend and vintage experts. If you’re sticking around for Christmas, the Christmas markets in Bristol are like no other.
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