Sensory Symphony

The audio visual story of Colston Hall

From the masterful trumpeting of Miles Davis to the thundering riffs of Led Zeppelin and the full symphonic power of the world’s greatest orchestras, Colston Hall’s auditorium has witnessed the full range of human emotion.

Every note, every feeling and every heartbeat has resonated around its walls, and each has become part of the fabric of this great hall. The atmosphere rings with the stories of its history.

Now, to honour its past before the Hall undergoes its next great Transformation, snapshots of these moments spring into focus once more. In an immersive installation that uses the hall’s 1951 architecture as a grand canvas to tell its own colourful story, cinematic projection and lighting design from Limbic Cinema and a carefully curated soundtrack by Joe Acheson (Hidden Orchestra) combine in this twenty five minute experience that celebrates the life and times of Colston Hall, unveiling the tales of the past, as well as glimpsing ahead into its future.

This event takes place on the Colston Hall stage and is open to all ages.

Each performance lasts 25 minutes.

This event is free but booking your place is essential.

Access Information

If you are disabled or require assistance please contact Box Office before reserving your tickets.

Wheelchair users will be able to view the installation from the stage but places are limited. The performance is standing for 25 minutes, for more information please contact us.

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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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