The Downs, Bristol


"Now in its fourth year, The Downs Bristol is a one day event that combines music, performance, art, good food and information sharing, creating a community who come together annually to dance, listen and build connections. With performances by artists who range from the established to the emerging, alongside talks and panel discussions from expert speakers, culinary offerings from independent, ethical traders and a lively children’s area. The Downs offers a myriad of opportunities for positivity, building awareness and musical discovery."
  • Creadble provider: NO
  • Creadble access: NO
  • Creadble employer: NO

Access Card Notes

Access Card Holders with '+1' symbol entitled to a free essential companion ticket.

Contact details

The Downs, Bristol Clifton Down, Stoke Rd, Bristol, South West, BS9 1FG
Phone: 0117 9411611

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
To register for access to the viewing platforms and lowered bar areas, please visit:

The Downs is a green-field site (Durdham) Downs, Clifton. It has limited tarmac paths on the peripheral entrances and exits, some of which involve mild inclines. While there are some sheltered areas (some stalls and marquees), it is mainly an open-air event.

Short Distances

Short distance
To register for the accessible parking, please visit:

Access To Toilets

Access To Toilets
To register for access to the accessible toilets, please visit:

Mobiloo is an onsite changing facility with toilet, hoist and changing table. N.B. Please bring your own sling if you wish to use the hoist.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs
We welcome assistance dogs on the site. There will be an area for toileting and drinking. Please let us know on your form if you are bringing one. The form can be found here:

Essential Companions

Essential Companions
To register for a free essential companion ticket, please visit:

Accessing Visual Information

Accessing Visual Information
If you require the Accessible Facilities Request Form ( in an alternative format please contact us.

Accessing Audible Information

Accessing Audible Information
There will be an induction loop at the Accessibility Box Office.

Please contact at least 3 months before your visit if you would like to book a BSL interpreter.

Other Notes

Other Notes
Strobe effects may be used at this event without an announcement prior to their use.

We have an onsite medical tent with trained first aiders from the British Red Cross.

We also have an Information and Welfare Area which can be used by our accessible ticket holders should they need a moment of calm.