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Arnolfini - est 1961

Arnolfini’s independent Bookshop is committed to showcasing the very best titles across all areas of Art and Culture, with dedicated sections on Art, Theory, Design, Film, Music, Fiction as well as a wonderful selection of Children’s titles. We carry over 100 magazines and periodicals on Art and Culture and also have a great range of Gifts, Cards, Stationary and exclusive Prints. 

Arnolfini is a registered charity and relies on the generous support of its funders, members and customers to continue its ambitious programme. By shopping at Arnolfini Bookshop you are directly supporting Arnolfini’s mission to bring transformative art to all.

Browsing is welcomed, be sure to check out out special line of title celebrating past, present and upcoming exhibitions.

Blue Light Workers and Students receive a 10% discount on showing a suitable ID.

The Online Shop represents only a small sample of our stock and so, if you can’t see what you are looking for, please get in touch and our Staff will be happy to help.

A colour photograph of a visitor in the Arnolfini Bookshop, looking through a selection of books on the shelf.

Opening Times

Tuesday to Sunday: 11am to 6pm

NHS/blue light workers and students receive a 10% discount on presentation of a valid ID card.

UWE students receive 10% discount on presentation of a valid ID card.

Contact Us

Have you got a book suggestion that you’d like to see on our shelves? Get in touch!


0117 917 2300