Bristol Advent’ures

BID Lead

Bringing #BristolTogether at Christmas with 24 building projections.

Project Type
Promoting Success, Welcome & Feel
December 2020

This #BristolTogether initiative, Bristol Advent’ures, was a festive arts project that lit up a new building each evening from the 1st to 24th December 2020 with a selection of the jolliest and iconic Christmas lyrics. Locations were selected across the city centre from Park Street to Cabot Circus, taking in City Hall to Broadmead, featuring some of Bristol’s most iconic buildings.

We encouraged people to support local businesses over the festive period as well as reminding them to be respectful and protective of each other and those working in city centre businesses. The project was designed to still be enjoyed whilst the city was in Tier 3, bringing a much-needed lift to the city centre and visitors, residents and workers.

The illuminated messages created a trail of 24 iconic locations throughout the city centre, with each message reappearing on that building every evening until the 28th December.

Over 100 businesses came together to make this happen for our city, including lighting and production company, SLX, who kindly supplied all of the kit. We are really pleased to have been able to provide opportunities for lighting technicians who have lost work in theatres and productions due to the pandemic.

#BristolTogether #BristolADVENTures

Never seen the city look so gorgeously festive, and a large part of the credit goes to @BristolBID for its brilliant #BristolAdventures project.