Colston Hall Destroyed by Inferno Once Again

Narrowly escaping the relentless campaign of air raids all over Bristol during WWII, a fire started with a carelessly discarded cigarette once again took the hall away from the people of Bristol. Newspaper headline of “the organ crashing into a sea of flames” and many memories of that fateful night attest to the horrors of the hall’s destruction that was witnessed by many. An entry in the hall diary on February 5th simply states, “Hall destroyed by fire

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On Wednesday 23 September 2020 Colston Hall changed its name to Bristol Beacon.

Our new name is just the first step, it is about more than the sign above our door. Click below to find out more about how we’re changing, watch our name announcement, and discover how we want everyone to share in the joy of live music.

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