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Beacon Music Centre

A playful, inclusive space for everyone to build confidence, learn skills and express themselves through music.

Beacon Music Centre in Southmead is the base for our creative learning programme – a playful, inclusive space for everyone to build confidence, learn skills and celebrate togetherness through music.

Our team of professional tutors and music leaders help develop individual and collective talent and celebrate freedom of expression in all of its glorious forms.

Through lessons and group playing, we help everyone grow their passion for music.


Beacon Music Centre
35 Stanton Rd
BS10 5SJ

Phone: 0117 204 7140

Getting Here


  On foot

Beacon Music Centre is located on Stanton Road in Southmead, 1km from Southmead Hospital.


  Bicycle and e-scooter

Bicycle racks are available in Beacon Music Centre’s on-site car park by the main entrance.

Voi e-scooters are available for hop-on hop-off short-term rental across Bristol. There are designated e-scooter parking areas near Southmead Hospital. Please check the Voi app for the latest information.



The nearest bus stop is Pen Park Road. Beacon Music Centre is 200m from the bus stop.



Follow directions to Southmead Hospital from Gloucester Road then turn onto Pen Park Road to access Stanton Road.


Car parking

Beacon Music Centre has an on-site car park which is free to use for visitors.



Bristol Temple Meads is the nearest mainline train station. Other public transport connections are required to access Beacon Music Centre.

For information on train services visit National Rail Enquiries.

Plan your journey and receive the latest travel information with Travel West.

Opening Times

Beacon Music Centre

Our creative learning centre in Southmead is open:

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

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

General Enquiries

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.

Email enquiries will be responded to within 3 working days.





Toilets, including accessible toilets, can be found to the left of the main entrance of Beacon Music Centre.


Free wifi

Free wifi is available for all visitors to Beacon Music Centre. Please connect to ‘Bristol Beacon WiFi’.


Lost property

If you’ve lost an item while visiting Beacon Music Centre, please get in touch via our online contact form, by emailing or by phoning 0117 204 7140.


Accessible facilities

For information about facilities and resources for disabled visitors please see the Access page.

The transformation of Bristol Beacon is well under way, and we are looking forward to welcoming you back to experience the joy of live music in an exceptional new venue.

We’re totally transforming our performance spaces, building new bars and restaurants, and opening up the Victorian cellars for the first time to create a new music education centre.

Find out more about how we’re making a world-class space for music in Bristol.