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Sharing the joy of music together

Bristol Beacon is a place of welcome warmth and light.

We invite music makers, music lovers and music explorers of every kind to enjoy our spaces at Bristol Beacon, as well as Beacon Music Centre – our creative learning base in Southmead.

When you visit us you can expect a friendly welcome. From meeting friends for coffee in our café, to joining us for music lessons and live performances, we help make space for you to experience the joy of music.

Our Venues

Moor Mother performs to a packed crowd at Exchange

Partner Venues

Working with our partners, we seek out the best of Bristol’s live music spaces to out on a diverse programme. From intimate corners to open arenas, we put the music wherever it sings.

Opening Times

Bristol Beacon

Our venue on Trenchard Street is open:

Mon-Fri, 8:00-18:00

Sat & Sun, closed

Bristol Beacon is also open for events in Bridgehouse at the times advertised.


Beacon Music Centre

Our creative learning centre in Southmead:

Open for pre-booked lessons and activities Monday-Sunday.

For general enquiries, please contact us via telephone or email.

Beacon Music Centre office staff are available to meet in-person by appointment only. Should you wish to meet with a member of Beacon Music Centre staff, please arrange via telephone or email.

Box Office

Our in-person box office and phone lines are open:

Tue-Fri, 10:00-17:00

Email enquiries will be responded to within 3 working days.

Online booking is available 24 hours. If we experience any issues with our box office systems, we will post updates on Twitter.

Cafés and bars

Bristol Loaf is open:

Mon-Fri, 8:00-16:00

Our café and bars will be open for all Bristol Beacon events at the times advertised.

Bristol Loaf is currently closed on weekends until further notice.


Frequently Asked Questions

If you can’t find the information you need, take a look at our frequently asked questions or feel free to get in touch by phone, email or online enquiry form.

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