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Room 212 is a shop and gallery selling Bristol art & craft by local artists including the owner, Sarah Thorp. Based on the popular Gloucester Road, Bristol.
Room 212 is an Aladdin’s Cave of Bristol art and creativity and has gained a reputation as the go-to place for original, interesting gifts and artwork. Based on the central part of Gloucester Road, Bristol known locally as Glos Rd Central http://glosrdcentral.co.uk, Room 212 is at the heart of a group of independently owned local shops and galleries. Regular themes tie in with the seasons or Bristol events inspiring artists to produce new and different work. A highlight is the North Bristol Art Trail at the end of November http://www.northbristolartists.org.uk and Room 212 acts as a permanent home for many artists appearing on this long established art trail.
We also curate exhibitions and hold events at new cafe bar Alchemy 198 If you would like to run a workshop, art class or other event at Alchemy then do get in touch firstname.lastname@example.org. We plan to run casual creative meet ups too. Feel free to bring your artistic projects to work on in this relaxed, artistic bar.
Room 212 is a finalist for the Bristol Life Awards 2019 in the Retailer category and owner Sarah Thorp was a judge for the awards in 2108. We were finalists in the Creative category in 2017 and also for The Small Awards in 2017 https://thesmallawards.uk/
Room 212 is part of Glos Rd Central, a lovely collection of shops on the mid section of Gloucester Road at the top of 'Pigsty Hill'. Gloucester Road is the longest street of independently owned businesses in Europe, including shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Room 212 runs free community events for Glos Rd Central traders such as Mayfest and the Christmas Street Party
Friendly local service specialising in high quality prints for artists, photographers & illustrators. Many Room 212 artists have their work printed with us and we offer them substantial discounts.