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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
    118
  • Very Good
    115
  • Average
    60
  • Poor
    39
  • Terrible
    20

Recent Reviews:

  • Philip T
    Bath
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Michael McKintyre Excellent, Venue Not so Great
    3 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 2nd September 2017
    I have been to the Colston Hall on many occasions but saw Michael McIntyre on the Friday the hall was very, very hot almost causing people to faint and then to add to the issue the bar queue in the... Read full review
  • Sarah C
    Melksham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Michael McIntyre
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 28th August 2017
    Visited for the first time on a Friday to see Michael McIntyre. I was please try surprised at this venue it's not overly big. I like that the rear entrance is opposite Trenchard street car park... Read full review
  • Chiprafp
    Melksham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Michael Macintyre
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 27th August 2017
    First time we have been here and very much enjoyed the show. The venue was easy to get to and although very warm inside we had a good view of the stage. 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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