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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.

Access Information

Find out how to join our Access Register, Access booking online, website accessibility and accessibility details around our core and partner venues.

How to book

Online booking for events or activities is available 24 hours. You can also book over the phone during our box office opening hours. Find out more in our FAQs below.

Opening Times

Bristol Beacon

Our venue on Trenchard Street is open:

Mon-Sat, 8:00-18:00

Sun, 10:00-16:00

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


Beacon Music Centre

Our creative learning centre in Southmead is open:

Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00

The centre is also open for activities and ensembles at the times advertised.


Box Office

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

Wed-Fri, 12:00-17:00

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

Email enquiries will be responded to within 3 working days.


Cafés and bars

Bristol Loaf is open:

Mon-Sat, 8:00-18:00

Sun 10:00-16:00

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


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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