totterdown art trail banner 2023
totterdown art trail banner 2023

Welcome to the Totterdown Arts Trail

Join us for the Totterdown Arts Trail, Bristol’s longest running arts trail, now in its 23rd year! This free event is a unique opportunity to explore the vibrant arts scene in Totterdown, Bristol.

For one weekend in November, artists, makers, and creatives open up their homes and studios to showcase their work. Expect to see everything from paintings and sculptures to photography, textiles, and ceramics. Many artists will also be selling their work, so it’s a great chance to pick up some unique Christmas gifts.

Here are just a few of the things you can expect at the Totterdown Arts Trail:

  • Pop-up exhibitions in homes, studios, and galleries
  • Mulled wine and cider
  • Creative activities for the family
  • Live performances
  • Art for sale


We’re delighted with this year’s fun Arts Trail theme, ‘Let’s Doodle’.
A huge thank you to the talented Emily Ketteringham for our artwork! Find more of her work @e.ketteringham

Look out for Doodle Zones all across Totterdown with fun, interactive doodle activities during the Totterdown Arts Trail.
Doodle sheets will be available in our special partner venues as shown on the trail map. Tag your doodles on social media @totterdownarttrail #TATdoodle #letsdoodle or go bold and post your doodle art in your front room windows. We’ll be photographing the ones on display

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2023 Totterdown Arts Trail

The 2023 Arts Trail begins on Saturday 18th and finishes on Sunday 19th November. Times are 11am – 6pm

The Latest Artists to Join the Trail

Having a front page listing on the Arts Trail website is a great way to advertise your art. Missing? To be included on the front page of this website you need to have uploaded a featured image and completed your description.


Art Type
Foundland – Maria Mochnacz

Zone A, Wells Road/Firfield Street, Totterdown, Bristol


Maria Mochnacz, will be showing a small sample of her extensive archive of found objects, a collection that dates back over a period of decades.


Totterdown Methodist Church, 7 Bushy Park, Bristol, BS4 2EG


My name is Zoe Ifedayo Ademuyewo, I create pencil, ink, watercolour illustrations and silk screen prints. All inspired by a love of nature, animals and family.


Knowle Constitutional Club 162 Wells Road, Bristol, United Kingdom


Billy and Merny produce a range of vibrant prints, t shirts, bags, stickers, books and more.  Check out their colourful universe of silly artwork. 

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Totterdown Baptist Church, Wells Road


Based on the landscape in an impressionistic way, this artwork looks at the sky, sea and shoreline and where they come together.


The Shakespeare. 1 Henry Street


Live music, top nights, food and drink at the Shakey!


Totterdown Canteen 141 Wells Rd, Totterdown, Bristol


Family-run and independent canteen

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152 Wells Road, totterdown. Bristol


Boona Boona is an artisan coffee roasters in Bristol.


Bristol Upholstery Collective, 186 Wells Road


Vibrant abstract paintings in acrylic on canvas and paper


Basement Flat, 40 Stevens Crescent. Totterdown. Bristol


Louise Kelly Philips and Kris Lawless, show figurative artwork, with hot toddies and tasty vegan sausage rolls. Come get toasty.