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Mon 26 Aug 2024


BBC Young Composers Workshop

Bristol Beacon

Do you enjoy creating your own new music? Have you got musical ideas that you’d like to develop?

The BBC Young Composer workshops will offer you a chance to learn with professional music creators and composers to develop your own music. You will explore different ways of creating and writing down your music with professional musicians on hand to bring your sounds to life.

These workshops, facilitated by the BBC, are designed for all abilities and are for anyone who has made, or is interested in making, your own music. From beginners to the more advanced – we’d love to see you there.

Presented by BBC

Ages 12 – 18

Participation is free but places are limited and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

There will be opportunities to share any access requirements in the booking form.

The venue

Lantern Hall

at Bristol Beacon

Getting to the venue

Location: Lantern Hall is located within Bristol Beacon. Head to Level 1 and follow signs to find the auditorium.

Address: Bristol Beacon, Trenchard Street, Bristol, BS1 5AR


Bicycle racks can be found in front of the main entrance on Trenchard Street, Colston Street, and on the city centre promenade. Find your nearest cycle routes using Cycle Planner.

Car parking

Trenchard Street multi-storey car park is 200m away, directly behind Bristol Beacon.

  Bristol Clean Air Zone

Bristol Beacon is inside the Bristol Clean Air Zone. Check if your vehicle will be charged and how much you’ll have to pay.


Most bus services stop in and around the city centre promenade, 250m from Bristol Beacon.

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Spaces for wheelchair users are available within the first 10 rows on the flat floor of the Hall.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance dogs and emotional support animals are allowed in the performance space. Seats in rows AA-J on the flat floor are most suitable. If you prefer, you can leave your animal with a member of staff during the performance.

Hearing Facility

A Sennheiser MobileConnect assistive listening system is installed in the venue. Download the free App and use your own mobile device and headphones to listen to the performance. (Devices are available on request.)

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About Lantern Hall

Bristol’s home of dazzling new music

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