A Pop-up Interactive Adventure in Bristol City Centre

A brand new experience is coming to Bristol City Centre this Spring

Come visit OTTOPIA, a world of creative play and interactive fun, presented by Bristol based OTTER Produces. OTTOPIA is a novel, black and white striped, family-friendly immersive experience that will enchant visitors of all ages and inspire curious minds. Sparks, the former M&S building now celebrated as a beacon of sustainability and arts, will host the remarkable venue.


// Sparks - 78 Broadmead, Bristol, BS1 3DS \\

OTTOPIA is located near the The HorseFair entrance of Sparks


Wednesday 27th March - Sunday 21st April 2024

Wednesday - Saturday 11am - 6pm /// Sunday 11am - 5pm
Easter Sunday (31st March) -- CLOSED
Mon - Tues (1st & 2nd April) -- OPEN


Advance time-slot tickets are available via Headfirst.

\\\ Adult (13 years +) - £7.50 ///
\\\ Child (Under 13 years) - £5.00 ///
\\\ Infant (Under 5 years) - Free ///
We recommend you purchase your tickets in advance to guarantee your entry and to gain a bonus extra challenge and chance for a prize! There will be also be availability on the door though so walk-ins are very welcome.

What is OTTOPIA?

OTTOPIA is not just an event; it's a black and white striped adventure, offering visitors a chance to step into a realm that blurs the lines between reality and imagination. The venue will be packed with stripes, side-quests, and interactive games, all curated to ensure an unforgettable experience for families and visitors of all ages. Hosted by the dynamic duo, Lutra Lutra, guests will be invited to explore this striped world, engage in playful activities, and immerse themselves in the interactive wonders of OTTOPIA.

A dazzling display around the OTTER letters


What can I expect?

We expect the experience to last up to 1 hour. All participants will receive an activity sheet upon entry to OTTOPIA, which will guide you through the experience. Within OTTOPIA itself, you will find a number of our unique, handmade OTTER games, amazing otter facts and dazzling black and white displays all around.

/// PLEASE NOTE - Due to high contrast black and white stripes and moving images, the OTTOPIA experience may not be suitable for individuals with photosensitive epilepsy. \\\

A surreal image of Lutra Lutra playing some portable Pelicase games

  • Our custom games in portable cases, Rubox and RETTO Recall will be available for all to play.
  • Naren Wilk's brilliant Love Matrix will also be on display, ready and waiting to transport you to another dimension.
  • Incredible optical illusions, dazzling black and white garden fauna and perfectly placed throne for ideal photo opportunities!
  • Take the Pup Quest, solving riddles and learning about the OTTERs of OTTOPIA as you train up to become an OTTER Pup yourself.
  • There will also be the Champion spOTTER Quest that will take you on a tour of Sparks itself, hunting down black and white striped British wildlife who have escaped OTTOPIA.
  • Interesting, fun facts about Otters and other British wildlife included in your activity sheets and throughout the installation and quests.


Lutra Lutra look forward to welcoming you to OTTOPIA very soon!