Latest Building Updates

Event cancellations and update from Bristol Beacon regarding Coronavirus

Following the Government announcements on Monday 22 February 2021 we’re pleased that the steps outlined will allow us to cautiously plan for the return of live music. On this page you’ll find our most recent updates to the status of Bristol Beacon events and Bristol Plays Music activity, how we’re supporting our musical community, and what you can do to help us. In 2020 we kept the music alive with…

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…

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…

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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