We believe in the power of music to inspire, teach and transform lives.
From Beacon Music Centre, our creative learning base in Southmead, and branching out into schools, communities and partner venues across the city, we aim to create playful, inclusive spaces for everyone to build confidence, learn skills and express themselves through music.
Working with professional tutors, practitioners and artists, our creative learning programmes offer everyone the opportunity to progress their passion for music – from tuition and groups for young people and schools, to support for emerging and established music creatives and to collaborative projects with Bristol’s diverse communities.
As Bristol’s music education hub, we provide award-winning tuition from early years to age 18 and safe spaces to be creative and make music. This includes individual instrument and singing tuition, as well as the opportunity to join groups, choirs and ensembles.
We support access through bursaries and instrument hire, ensuring every young person has the opportunity to progress their passion for music. Start your musical journey with us today.
The difference music makes
We believe in creating and nurturing life-long relationships and coming together to share musical experiences.
Read our impact report to find out why what we do matters and how we positively impact Bristol communities through the joy of music.
We invite all members of Bristol’s communities to share, celebrate and participate in creative projects, performances, workshops, networks and social meet-ups.
Our comprehensive programmes work in collaboration with Bristol’s diverse communities to ensure music is at the heart of our city.
Throughout lockdown I relied on music and the doorstep performance I received made my year. Thank you Bristol Beacon!
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