Festival of Sound 2020 – CANCELLED

UWE Bristol Centre for Music presents

Due to the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus outbreak, we regret that this event has been cancelled.

All ticket holders are being contacted and refunds will be issued from the point of purchase.

We thank all customers for their ongoing patience and support during this time.

For more information, please visit our Coronavirus FAQs page.

UWE Bristol Centre for Music’s Festival of Sound takes over the Colston Hall for 2020!

Get ready for a whole day packed with stunning FREE live music including Jazz, Gospel, Hip hop, Blues and A Cappella, plus interactive music installations and exhibits including a DJing station and musical instrument zone to get inspired.

Don’t forget to buy a ticket for the Festival Finale evening concert where 100 musicians from UWE present music from 2001 Space Odyssey, The Wrong Trousers and The Blues Brothers, plus ELO’s Mr Blue Skies, big hits from Musical Theatre and many more, joined by brilliant singers from our partner schools.

Day time event

Start: 10:30
Finish: 15:30

This is a free un-ticketed event

Evening Event

Doors: 18:00
Start: 18:30
Finish: 20:00

Tickets are required for the evening event, please purchase via the button above.

Please note this is an unreserved seated event, seats are available at a first come first serve basis.

Festival of Sound is an annual music showcase of student and schools outreach music work to showcase the music of UWE students, staff and local school children who have participated in the CfM outreach programme.

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Welcome to
Bristol Beacon

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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