Opening the doors of Bristol's best buildings
Your keys to the city, Bristol Open Doors unlocks the doors to iconic spaces and best kept secrets this September.
For one weekend a year (14-16 September), Bristol Open Doors gives you the chance to experience Bristol’s places and spaces like never before. Get behind the scenes at 100+ fascinating buildings and join exclusive tours throughout the weekend – all for free.
What’s new in 2018?
This year experience the city afresh, with over 30 new venues and special experiences. There’s boat tours, immersive walking tours, private housing talks and much more.
As ever the festival welcomes the budding architect with a vast majority of venues hosting trails, treasure hunts and creative fun throughout the weekend – look out for the Fantastic for Families section in the programme for standout activities.
Website reveal & prebook information
The festival programme is officially revealed on this website . Of the 101 events programmed for this September, 30 require prebooking. The prebook ticketing is open through the website.