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Workshops, meetings, corporate events, photography and filming.

Welcome to Floating Harbour Studios

MB Tempora is a converted 1905 steel dutch barge moored in an enviable secluded spot on the water in the heart of the city. Do you need an inspiring place to hold a meeting or brain storming session? Or are you looking for a venue to hold an event for up to 100 guests? Or perhaps you are looking for a photography studio or a somewhere for a private cinema screening? We have two unique and versatile spaces on board that are available for hire 7 days a week for a wide range of uses. Be inspired... welcome aboard!


Mon - Fri Sat / Sun
£90.00 1/2 day £ 1/2 day not applicable
£160 Full day £200+ poa Full day

Our upper deck bow room boasts a walnut floor, historic map decor, expansive river view windows, private deck entrance and a cosy seating area, this room is perfect for small functions and meetings.

For presentations take advantage of the bow ‘stage’ and comfortably seat up to 24. Our beautiful steel and reclaimed wood custom-made conference tables seat up to 14. Or we can take out all the furniture for you to hold a class or a workshop for up to 30.

PLEASE NOTE: Price for rental of space includes up to 8 people and one round of filter coffee per 1/2 day + unlimited teas and instant coffee. For numbers over 8 a £5 per person surcharge is added. If you need early access to the venue (Before 9 AM) there is a £20 per hour surcharge - with a minimum of 30 minutes.

private cinema screening



From £100


Mon - Fri Sat / Sun
£100 1/2 day £ 1/2 day not applicable
£200 Full day £300+ poa Full day

The Hold Studio is an impressive 90m² area below the deck that was once used as a workshop for Bristol’s ferry boats and still retains an industrial feel. It has a lighting rig, integrated sound system and projector.

The space is ideal for a wide range of corporate events including workshops, presentations, product launches, exhibitions and networking events. It can also be booked as a fully equipped film / photography studio

Please note we do not do private birthday parties. If you have a weekend evening event you would like to use either of our spaces for please email us with your requirements. There is a £5 a head surcharge for numbers over 15 in this space.

Larger events and evening events for either/ both spaces are quoted on an individual basis. Standard hours are between 9am and 6.00pm. Surcharges will apply outside of these hours.



Whether its a sandwich lunch for your meeting, a buffet for your away day or canapes for your product launch. We have it covered and
it’s all delicious!

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Floating Harbour Studios is committed to reducing its impact on the environment.

As well as boasting an independent eco-sanitation system, we collect and filter rainwater, use low energy heating and all our rooms are lit by low energy LED light bulbs. We use solar where we can and recycle 80% of our waste or use it as fuel for our wood burner.

We are continually striving to find ways to reduce our carbon footprint.