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Sat 24 Feb 2024


Simple Things Festival 2024

Bristol Beacon

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Blue and white swirls in square frames are projected onto a dark ceiling showing a Simple Things Festival logo

Simple Things Festival returns to Bristol on 24 February 2024, with an all-day, all-night multi-venue celebration of forward-facing music.

Celebrating its 10th edition, returning after a 4-year hiatus, the multi-venue city festival – organised by Crack Magazine, Team Love and Bristol Beacon – will offer a full day and night programme spanning music, art and technology.

Once again Bristol Beacon is the central hub for the day event with performances across all our venue spaces and, in true Simple Things style, feature a huge breadth of musical expression. Previous festival acts include: Kano, Avalon Emerson, Savages, Helena Hauff, SOPHIE, Fontaines D.C., Idles, Death Grips, Omar Souleyman, Mogwai, Skepta & JME, Danny L Harle, Lee Scratch Perry, Squarepusher, Ben UFO, ABRA, and Kelly Lee Owens.

Presented by Simple Things Festival

Created by Crack Magazine, Team Love and Bristol Beacon

Performances in all venue spaces including Beacon Hall, Lantern Hall, Bridgehouse and Cellars



Pre-sale Tickets available via main festival site from Fri 31 Mar 2023

The venue

Bristol Beacon

Getting to the venue

Location: Bristol Beacon is located in the city centre with entrances on Colston Street and Trenchard Street.

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 50m 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.


The city centre bus stop is 250m from Bristol Beacon where most bus services stop.

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Bristol Beacon foyer has level access from street level with lifts to all levels and areas.

Assistance Dogs

Registered assistance dogs and emotional support animals are allowed in the venue.

Hearing Facility

There is an induction loop at the box office. You can use this by adjusting your hearing aid to the ‘T’ setting. There is no hearing loop facility for the foyer stage.

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