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Arnolfini - est 1961

East Bristol Contemporary presents a one off special Night School event called Field Day. Making the most of the summer sun and focusing on working outdoors!

‘Every week I have come away with passion, interest, and excitement’ ‘…was always accessible, non jargon heavy, and unpretentious’

Night School Term IV participant

Join artist Phil Root and Night School host Jack Lewdjaw in an exploration of Bristol, the Harbourside and Arnolfini through walks, workshops,1-2-1s, talks and discussions in a day of activities using Arnolfini as a base.

Exploring collaborative drawing, Phil’s work with the Grantchester Pottery and Caraboo Projects, and using the local environment to talk about art and experiment. 

Materials will be provided, but participants will be asked to bring a packed lunch with them.


Field day is open to anyone interested in contemporary art, or wishing to learn about how artists make work and use materials. you do not have to have undertaken previous terms of night school to take part in Field Day.

Field Day might have particular relevance for the following:

  • Artists who have been practicing for some time and are looking for new ideas,
  • Artists new to the south west and looking to meet other artists,
  • Foundation stage students looking to prepare additional work for University portfolios or to discuss at interview,
  • Sixth-form or FE students looking to apply to higher education art courses (undergraduate or foundation stage).


EARLY BIRD sign up by Midnight 1st of June
full price: £30
concessions: £25 (inc. students, unemployed, asylum seekers & existing ebc members)

full price £45
concessions £40 (inc. students, unemployed, asylum seekers & existing ebc members)