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Colston Hall Bristol

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Colston Hall

About

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.

Audiences have been enjoying music here since 1867 and the building remains at the heart of cultural life in the city. Some of the world’s biggest music and comedy stars have performed on its stage, including The Beatles, David Bowie, Elton John, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong Motorhead and Bob Dylan.

In more recent years it has hosted music from the likes of Emile Sandé, George Ezra, Texas, Robert Plant and Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; comedy from Harry Hill, Jimmy Carr and Billy Connolly; as well as being a key player in many of Bristol’s wider events including the Bristol International Jazz & Blues Festival, Simple Things Festival, Slapstick Festival and Doors Open Day. 

Built in 2009, the imposing and iconic foyer has made Colston Hall 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, conferencing and education facilities, plus disabled access to all floors it offers a top quality experience to all visitors.
 

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Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users

Payment Methods

  • Special group rates - For classical concerts

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups
  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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Public Transport Directions

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TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    117
  • Very Good
    114
  • Average
    59
  • Poor
    39
  • Terrible
    20

Recent Reviews:

  • Gourmet190770
    Oakham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Rip off
    1 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 25th July 2017
    I booked tickets for the Magnetic Fields in September and paid extortionate booking fee and refund protection. The refund protection is a complete rip off and requires you to jump through pages of... Read full review
  • Neil C
    Southampton
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Appalling
    1 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 13th July 2017
    I haven't been yet and it looks like I won't be as they have moved the two seated shows I have booked to another standing venue - AT THE SAME PRICE!. You can't get through on the phone and they... Read full review
  • Kevin_S_B1066
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Thank goodness I knew the words
    2 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 5th July 2017
    Saw Steve Winwood and have to say the sound was shocking. The balance was poor - I don't want the drums kit dominating the evening and I'm glad I knew the lyrics cos I certainly couldn't hear 80% of... Read full review
Colston Street
Bristol
BS1 5AR

Tel: +44 (0)117 203 4040

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Awards

  • Visit England Tourism for All - Silver 2012
  • South West Tourism South West Tourism Access For All 2010/11 - Gold Award 2010

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* Please check events listings for performance times.

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