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Bristol Beacon receives £6.2m Capital Kickstart grant from Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

We are pleased to announce that Bristol Beacon has been awarded a £6.2m Capital Kickstart grant towards our transformation programme as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund. Bristol Beacon is one of seven organisations across the South West to be awarded funding, and the only one in Bristol; across the country we are one of 74 organisations receiving grants totalling £58.9 million today. The Capital Kickstart grants programme…

A look inside Bristol Beacon

** Photos updated 16 December 2020 ** In the last couple of months we’ve been able to step back onto the building site of Bristol Beacon for the first time, and it’s changed quite a lot. During the pandemic Willmott Dixon, the construction team responsible for the transformation, have been working hard to overcome the challenges presented by a 153 year old building. Huge structural changes have been taking place…

Watch renaming announcement of Bristol’s concert hall

WATCH SIGNED VIDEO On Wednesday 23 September 2020 Colston Hall changed its name to Bristol Beacon. Watch the live stream of our announcement with Chief Executive Louise Mitchell and Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees. The new name is a symbol of hope and community. A focal point for music in the city. A gathering space, illuminating the way ahead. A place of welcome, warmth and light. An open invitation to…

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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