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Part of the 'Free Reed' Installation

The Voice Of The Organ workshop

with Eric Tyson

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A black and white illustration of the inside of an ear.

Have you ever wondered how an organ works? Come and discover how pipes speak with Eric Tyson, Secretary of the Bristol and District Organists’ Association.

This hands-on demonstration and talk is part of the project ‘Free Reed’ by Savinder Bual.

Illustration by Elena Guardia Monnet

Part of the Free Reed project

Commissioned by Bristol Beacon
Supported using public funding by Arts Council England

Located in the Lower Ground Floor of Bridgehouse

Start time: 18:00

The venue


at Bristol Beacon

Our foyer space located within Bristol Beacon where we host events, performances and conferences.

Getting to the venue

Location: Bridgehouse is located within Bristol Beacon 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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Bridgehouse has level access from street level with lifts to all levels. For unallocated seated performances, seats can easily be removed to accommodate wheelchairs.

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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