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Bristol Arts Centre memories

In the late sixties till about mid seventies, this was the sole Arts Centre in Bristol, and had to cope with both film and small-scale live performances, possibly even ballet. This was the era when you reverently went to see … Continue reading

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Stewart Lee

Stewart Lee interviewed by David Hopkinson after performing John Cage’s Indeterminacy at the Cube on Saturday 22 March 2014, with musical accompaniment by Steven Beresford and Tania Chen.

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Film at the Bristol Arts Centre – October to December 1968

My mate John’s parents were regular visitors to the Bristol Arts Centre – forerunner to the Cube – in the sixties. They kept a small collection of Bristol Arts Centre programmes from that time. There’s more to come, but here’s … Continue reading

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The belle Cube bell

Ore and Ingot took their Travelling Foundry and cast a bell in the garden on NYE 2013. Thanks to the Cube Orchestra we now know the bell rings out at F#. The bell now lives permanently in the bar, for all … Continue reading

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Balcony Coming Down

As part of the general refurbishment of the building, Barry took this dramatic picture of the old fire escape balcony in the Cube garden being removed.

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Critical Burns Night with the Cube Orchestra

On Saturday 25th January, the Cube Orchestra contributed a live musical accompaniment to Robert Burn’s epic poem Tam O’ Shanter read by Ralf Togneri.

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Cube Roots

(Article from VENUE MAGAZINE, 1999 – on our 1st birthday) “You’ve heard of BYO restaurants. Well, how about a BYOF cinema, as in Bring Your Own Film? Sounds crazy, but the Cube have already done it, to marvellous effect. And … Continue reading

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Fantasy Orchestra at Bristol Old Vic

The Fantasy Orchestra performed the music of Ennio Morricone to a fantastically receptive audience during the “Don’t Look Now” Cube Fundraiser in the Theatre Royal at the Bristol Old Vic on Friday 6th September.The acts were curated by Qu Junkctions. … Continue reading

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Heatsick

  Nice picture of the Heatsick in Cube Auditorium from his residency earlier this year.

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Cube in the Snow

Nice picture of a snowy Cube exterior and neon from John Bell of the Raiders who played at the Cube free gig on Saturday 19th Jan. Original image is at Raiders Jo’s Instagram Account. Hopefully it was slightly warmer inside …

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