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Bristol Choral Society: Messiah

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A person conducts a choir as they perform in a cathedral.

Come and treat yourself to an evening of pure indulgence and nostalgia, with the melodies of Handel’s wonderful and best known work.

Christmas would not be the same without Messiah, and Bristol Choral Society is delighted to be back for their first concert in the newly refurbished Beacon Hall.

Conducted by Hilary Campbell and accompanied by the Bristol Ensemble.

Presented by Bristol Choral Society

U25s: £5 incl. booking fee

Format: Reserved seating

All Ages: (Under 16s accompanied by an adult)


Performance Times

Doors: 18:45
Start: 19:30
Interval: 20:30-20:50
Finish: 21:45

All timings are approximate and subject to change


Bristol Choral Society
Bristol Ensemble
Hilary Campbell

Liam Dunachie Organ
Katie Threthewey Soprano
Nancy Cole Mezzo-Soprano
James Robinson Tenor
Thomas Lowen Bass


About Beacon Hall

Our new flagship venue at Bristol Beacon

The venue

Beacon Hall

at Bristol Beacon

Getting to the venue

Location: Beacon 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 in:

  • row S in the centre of the rear Stalls (10 spaces)
  • row Z in the left and right wings at the back of Lower Tier (4 spaces, 2 on each side),
  • rows G/H on the left only at the back of Upper Tier (2 spaces)

Assistance Dogs

Assistance dogs and emotional support animals are allowed in the performance space. Seats in row F 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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