The 1532 Performing Arts Centre opened in September 2016 providing state-of-the-art facilities for music, dance and drama at Bristol Grammar School. The name 1532 reflects the School's history, being the year that the School received its royal charter. 1532 has multiple spaces, all of which are available to hire.
A versatile auditorium with retractable seating for between 245-320 audience members which can accommodate a range of stage layouts. Top of the range sound equipment and an exclusively LED lighting rig provide a professional edge to any production.Hire the Theatre
This stunning recital hall has excellent acoustics and can seat 80-100 audience members, including on a balcony level. Attached to The Mackay is a recording studio and a band practice room.Hire The Mackay
With floor-to-ceiling windows offering a panoramic view over the School site, this large, sprung-floor studio provides an ideal space for dance rehearsals and lessons.Hire the Dance Studio
A generous space that can be blacked out completely and uses traditional lighting fixtures. This room is ideal for smaller, fringe-style performances and as a rehearsal space. There is a spacious foyer with a bar, which could be used as an art gallery.Hire the Drama Studio