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Bristol Beacon

Colston Street, Bristol. BS1 5AR • (0117) 203 4040
Bristol Beacon, Bristol
Bristol Beacon, Bristol

The Bristol Beacon (formerly known as the Colston Hall) is Bristol’s largest concert hall, presenting concerts and entertainment by major names in rock, pop, jazz, folk, world and classical music, stand up comedy and light entertainment, as well as local choirs, orchestras and schools.

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Audiences have been enjoying music here since 1867 (as the Colston Hall) and the building remains at the heart of cultural life in the city. The imposing and iconic foyer has made the Bristol Beacon an architecturally significant and striking addition to Bristol’s skyline and befits the many fantastic performers who play there. With a café bar, roof terrace plus disabled access to all floors they offer a top quality experience to all visitors.

The Bristol Beacon is run by Bristol Music Trust, a registered charity and is currently undergoing a major refurbishment.



No easily accessible wifi. No smoking.

Opening Times:

Colston Hall is currently undergoing a major refurbishment. See the website for performance times and ticket prices.


Advance booking recommended.


Located in the city centre off St Augustine’s Parade.

Getting There:

National Rail Bristol Temple Meads railway station: 20 minutes walk.


Parking available nearby - payment required.

Bristol Beacon, Colston Street, Bristol. BS1 5AR • (0117) 203 4040

Last Updated Monday 21 March 2022

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