Latest Building Updates

Event cancellations and update from Bristol Beacon regarding Coronavirus

Although our venues may be silent for now, we are striving to keep music alive through this difficult time. Since March 2020 we’ve brought you online festivals and classic gigs for your listening pleasure, as well as raising awareness and money for Music Venues Trust and Bristol’s local artists and venues. We’ve also brought hundreds of hours of music tuition online through our Virtual Academy to keep Bristol’s children and…

Opening times during transformation

From Sun 10 Jun 2018 we closed the doors to our 1951 auditorium and Lantern venue and began work on our £48.8m project to transform the hall. During our transformation our iconic foyer will remain open and we will be continuing to present live music in venues across the city as part of our Colston Hall Presents programme. Our Box Office at Colston Hall will remain open, as will our…

Bristol Ticket Shop Closure

On Thursday 9 January 2020 we were saddened to hear the news that Bristol Ticket Shop will close. After 30 years running as a much-loved independent ticketing outlet for Bristol’s music scene, the company has announced it’s closure. We’re sorry to hear this news, and the effect it will have on the promoters, gig-goers and music community in the city. Bristol Ticket Shop Customers Colston Hall acts as a promoter in…

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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