Talent Development

We’re committed to securing the future of our music industry and preserving the UK’s talent pipeline by helping to develop the music professionals of the future.

Through our talent development programmes, young, emerging creatives are supported to develop their careers within a professional environment.

Emerging Artists

We’re proud to be a PRS Foundation Talent Development partner, and along with funding from Help Musicians UK and Arts Council England, we’re investing in the next generation of Bristol talent.

Find out more about our work with Emerging Artists


Multi-Track is our into-industry portal providing professional development opportunities for those involved in the city’s underground music scene to advance.

Find out more about Multi-Track

Young Companies in Residence

Our talent development programme gives world-class music education to young classical musicians and singers age 8-17 through the Bristol Youth Choir and Bristol Youth Orchestra.

Find out more about Young Companies in Residence

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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