Visiting us

*COVID-19 UPDATE: 31 March 2021*

We are currently operating according to government guidance. Please get in touch with us at if you would like to book a reading room appointment. 

Please note that in line with the policy of Bristol University all visitors to site will be required to take two lateral flow tests, ideally leaving 3 days between the first and second test. Please speak to us about how to make arrangements this.

Please note that our exhibition spaces will remain closed until 17 May at the earliest.  
We will endeavour to continue to provide our remote enquiry service as usual although responses may take a little longer due to current restrictions. Please note that Theatre Collection staff are not currently able to undertake collection searches or provide new digital resources for researchers. If you are a student or researcher, please continue to contact us at to discuss your research needs and how we can help you within the current restrictions.  
We will update this provision in response to changes in government policy.


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Frequently asked questions

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How to find us

Our publicly accessible entrance is located on Park Row:

University of Bristol Theatre Collection
Faculty of Arts
Vandyck Building
21 Park Row

Opposite the Trenchard Street multi-storey car park

Our entrance is clearly signed, with blue railings outside. Please ring the buzzer for entry (the doors are automatic, so please do not push).

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Travel information

Find out how to get to the University.

The University of Bristol encourages all visitors to travel by a sustainable mode of transport when attending meetings or conferences.


Looking to stay overnight? Read more about where to stay.

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