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The Fleece

Closed Now: 7:30 PM - 4:00 AM
Open today: 7:30 PM - 4:00 AM
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Good Venue Music Venue

Visited the Fleece for a sold out show for the Depeche Mode tribute band Speak and Spell. Tickets... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tracy G
Andover, United Kingdom
Great venue

Went to see Hayseed Dixie. Sell out gig and the band are superb (my second time in 10 years). Busy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Graham H
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Independent live music venue situated in the heart of Bristol offering gigs and club nights 7 nights per week since 1982!
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12 St. Thomas Street, Bristol BS1 6JJ, England
+44 117 945 0996
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the Fleece for a sold out show for the Depeche Mode tribute band Speak and Spell. Tickets easily purchased on line. Quick efficient entry to the venue. Bar very reasonably priced. Sound system good. Plenty of ladies toilets which were clean. Only downside was...More

Thank Tracy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see Hayseed Dixie. Sell out gig and the band are superb (my second time in 10 years). Busy but good atmosphere with people dressing to suit the scene (hill-billy/redneck). All standing as far as I could tell. Don’t get stuck behind a pillar...More

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw KT Tunstall here last night. Amazing to see an artist of her calibre in such a small venue; great sound and lighting, bar staff worked well, can't fault it really.

Thank genghis15
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Been here a few times now. It’s a great venue for small, Tributes or up & coming bands. I saw Special Kinda Madness here who packed the place & put on a superb show. Great size stage & a tiled floor for dancing, good size...More

Thank Smurf-ed
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Fairly central venue, standing room only (except for a few bench seats at the very back) with probably the stickiest floor I've ever stuck to. The sound was pretty good at the back (Devon Allman Project). View is interrupted by the numerous pillars keeping the...More

Thank Nigel R
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Long time since I’ve been to The Fleece. Saw Lindi Ortega. Fine gig. But it reminded me his much I like this sort of venue. Small but well run. Good staff. Not pretending to be anything other than what it is. A fine little venue...More

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Saw 'A Foreigners Journey ' here. Fab venue with a great pub next door-The Seven Stars-where you can go for a drink before the doors open

Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Great venue to play. Good stage and venue in general. Shame it's all spoiled by the arrogant, condescending, rude, un-helpful and bad attitude ridden sound guy!

Thank robhodson
Chris S, Owner at The Fleece, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

We have several sound guys. Which gig was this?

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This is in my opinion one of the best live music venues in Bristol. Offering a selection of live acts night after night catering for many different tastes.

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

I went to the venue last night with two friends. The ticket was 5 pounds but the front girl said in so rude way that we have to pay more. Why? No reason given. We showed the price at event picture outside also at facebook,...More

Thank Alba G
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4 May 2018|
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Response from Chris S | Property representative |
Street parking is available immediately outside the venue and in the surrounding streets and is free from 6pm Mon-Sat and all day Sunday’s. There is plenty of parking available so you will never have to park more than a... More
14 September 2016|
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Response from Chris S | Property representative |
Travelodge in Mitchell Lane is literally 30 seconds away and very reasonably priced if you book far enough in advance
31 August 2015|
Response from Chris S | Property representative |
Hi. We have bands 7 nights per week. All gigs are listed on our website. We're not allowed to put the link here but just Google "Fleece Bristol" and it will come straight up