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Colston Hall @Colston_Hall Bristol, United Kingdom

Bristol's home of music ~ Entertaining Bristol since 1867 ~ Will reopen following c.£50m Transformation with a new name. #transformthehall

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@FPL_Liger Hi there. A new name is on its way. We originally were going to announce in spring but were delayed by c… @JeffSparkes Hi Jeff. We were due to announce in spring, but were delayed due to covid & final steps in the process… - Prolific singer-songwriter Grant-Lee Phillips comes to @folkhouse next March, armed with new music… friends @TrinityBristol & @CambJunction have a £3k commission available for D/deaf or Disabled artist(s) to cre…
Many thanks to @utopiumlighting for illuminating our Foyer so beautifully.We welcome today's news of much-needed emergency funds for the arts sector. Tonight we #LightitinRed to recognise… announced - @TheWhiteBuffalo will now play @o2academybris on 19 Apr 2021. TWB's live shows are always 🔥🔥🔥 so…
The @Bristol_Arts pilot season might have come to a close but there's still lots of great content #OnDemand, includ…
Happy carnival, @StPaulsCRNVL! 🎉 We're looking forward to the digital party later today, & thought we'd show you s…
📢It's nearly carnival time! 💃 YOU! Have you watched #BristolTakeover Pt.2 yet? Only 24 hrs left to watch & donate to our CrowdFunder for ar… much of the work we produce has live music at its 🧡, and over the years we've worked with Bristol's best music v…
Retweeted by Colston HallJust announced - improv-jazz innovators @MeltYrselfDown will now play their show at @JamJarBristol on 11 March 202…
And finally, seeing as everyone's in desperate need of a laugh... Eagle-eyed recipients of our e-news may have no… is my actual picture of @waynecoyne @theflaminglips riding a unicorn through the crowd @Colston_Hall. I can't…
Retweeted by Colston HallMisty rainbow (pics by me). 1 of my top 3 gigs ever. @fatherjohnmisty at the soon to be renamed @Colston_Hall in B…
Retweeted by Colston HallIf we're going to continue our #CHPresents programme as planned next year, we need Bristol's live music venues and… we’re raising our voices with artists, venues and promoters to save the UK live music industry. Our… @SamBonham @IntroRich @adrianutley @RachaelDadd @nicholsonheal @bridgesofficial @TheAllergiesUK @ruthroyallmusic
It’s the final week of the Bristol Arts Channel pilot! But don’t worry - we’re going out with a bang: art, talks, m…
Retweeted by Colston HallWatch a new short film released today revisiting the 50th anniversary of the @SSGreatBritain's extraordinary homeco… is going to be great tomorrow 👇
Unearthing a tantalising glimpse of the Elizabethan and Victorian eras:
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@car37Lon2cas Hi Albert. Operating under an interim name is complex & difficult in practice & instead of doing so w… this tour was filmed before the removal of the Colston Hall lettering on Mon 15 Jun 2020.It’s been a while since we’ve seen the inside of our historic walls. A lot has changed, & there’s been some unexpec…'ve been so proud to be a part of @Bristol_Arts this last month. It couldn't have been as successful as it has…
We were saddened to hear of the recent passing of Bristol-born Jazz musician Keith Tippett. Our Artistic Director T…
The #TakeFlightHub launches next week - a new creative development initiative for emerging writers of colour. See t… @V_and_A have created a brilliant online exhibition of @glastonbury Festival. Excellent thumb scrolling while w… absolutely loved Southern Avenue's set for the #BristolTakeover... especially their dog's special guest appearan…
For anyone missing the Friday feeling, here's @Javeon from the Bristol Takeover with a unique twist on a classic 🤘… @CalebParkin! We can't wait to hear the stories of our city you will weave with your words.👏 @Marcellab_55 @EllePlum Hi Ellie and Marcella. We understand the frustration around the timescales of renaming. We… strange new act has arrived at the fairground... From tonight, @BristolOldVic are streaming #TheGrinningMan for f…
HIPPO brought the funk to #BristolTakeover in an epic multi-camera performance 🎷. You can watch back their set + th…"The name really has to speak to many people on different levels, it’s a serious consideration reflecting on how la… @tomskipp Hi Tom, thanks, we have your email! We'll reply to discuss.Join creative collective CARGO Movement (which includes @PMStudioUK resident @LawrenceHoo) on Thursday eve for a sh…
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The divine @bethrowleymusic kicking off the second Bristol Takeover online 🙌 📺Watch the #BristolTakeover back her…’s still time to grab a bargain in the biggest ever #RWASecretPostcard Auction! There are 100 more artworks th…
Retweeted by Colston HallWowza! So much Bristol arts & culture to dive into over the next week via @Bristol_Arts - get diarising 👇 haunting soundtrack, a concert orchestra trapped in a dystopian nightmare? Sounds unmissable.
@CheltenhamTom @vortexjazz @StPaulsCRNVL @Bristol_Arts That's a really lovely suggestion Tom. We certainly hope the… is going to be great tomorrow night - if you loved @KateStapley's stunning candlelit performance in… @StevePierce69 It's not a 5 min job. Changing names is not a switch. It's a sensitive process that takes in-depth c… @StevePierce69 Hi. We are committed to changing. Operating under an interim name is complex & difficult in practice… you miss our simulcast of The Windrush Suite last night? Still a chance to catch this powerful work (and you de…
Join us live in 1hr to mark to occasion of #WindrushDay - we're simulcasting composer & arranger Renell Shaw's new… @CheltenhamTom @vortexjazz @StPaulsCRNVL @Bristol_Arts Hi Tom. We are committed to changing our name. We were due t… at 8pm we mark #WindrushDay with a live broadcast of Renell Shaw's Windrush Suite, inspired by 'the Windrus…'ve nearly recovered from the 12hr music marathon that was #BristolTakeover Pt.2! 🙏Thanks to all who tuned in &…
Tomorrow on @Bristol_Arts we celebrate the contributions of the 'Windrush Generation' to the cultural and social l…
So that was #BristolTakeover Pt. 2🙌 44 artists. 10 takeovers. £15k+ raised to #saveourvenues It's been a blast -… SET of #BristolTakeover Pt. 2! Who's still sofa dancing? A very special DJ set from the one and only Afroquo… on @Colston_Hall #BristolTakeover just in time for my local @oldebristol (live next door). Enjoying Suzuki.
Retweeted by Colston HallCan't wait for @TrinityBristol's Takeover w/ @Bellatrix_Music @LadyNade & @mcdizraeli 🙌 Thank you everyone who's d…'s loving the #BristolTakeover? We're into the last 1/3 of the stream now. 8 hrs down, 4 to go! Next up it's… HAVE A WINNER!👏🏆 We had to pick this one as our photo competition winner - a great photo, of a great gig, featu… @ThisisTwizzy for a great set! We're watching @ngaioanyia on #BristolTakeover. Next up, @RoughTrade takes… @SaskiaAlice @o2academybris That's a great pic!Just under an hour left of today's📸competition. Tag your favourite photos of past gigs in Bristol venues with… a wicked section of artists from around the West at today's #bristoltakeover... So happy to be part of this cr…
Retweeted by Colston HallWow - Bristol really loves #DoreenDoreen! Thanks so much guys for a feel good festival set. We're now into… these pics! Thanks for sharing!'ve hit 70% of our target - £14k! 🥳 🙏 to all who have donated so far - we've still got £6k to go until we hit ou… up we have a set from We All Live Together, a new collaborative effort born out of lockdown, and a piano set f… @AndyGait Ahh that's a lovely one, thanks Andy!Coming up next - @exchangebristol takes over with sets from @ToodlesBand @DOGEYED666 @sugarhorse666 #Immy and a ve…, memories! A great entry into our #BristolTakeover photo competition, thanks Jeremy. Post up your fave snaps fr…'ll be waiting! #RiverTown next year we hope 🤞 now for @Javeon, live on #BristolTakeover. Tune in and donate - 50% goes to artists, 50% to #SaveOurVenues:…! If you are lovin' the teaser from @therealmambazo get your tickets now for their May 2021 live tour! Imagi…
Retweeted by Colston HallAmazing sounds & moves from @therealmambazo on #BristolTakeover! We're watching the @stgeorgesbris Takeover. Lots… that was dreamy stuff from @seckoukeita 🎶 We've now got Hippo in the house... know how it is with all this tech stuff! Slight change and #HippoBristol up now for the @stgeorgesbris takeover… you #RiverTown! Now we have a takeover from our friends over at @stgeorgesbris. First up, beautiful kora sou… we've got @SoAveMusic and we've got a 🐶in the #BristolTakeover house 😍 Pledge if you're into this funky music… @jarroddickenson Thanks Jarrod and @Colston_Hall for a superb performance. Loved it. #BristolTakeover
Retweeted by Colston HallDon't forget our competition 📸 Post up your fave snaps of past gigs at Bristol venues involved in the… @jarroddickenson, that was swell👏👏👏 Now we're heading over to Nashville, Tennessee for @drewholcomb 🇺🇸 Inf…'re LIVE with #BristolTakeover Pt. 2, currently with the #RiverTown Takeover. Coming up: takeovers from… you @EllesBailey, that was great! 👏 Next up we have @jarroddickenson And the Crowdfunder is tipping £13k!… gorgeous was that set from @bethrowleymusic? Next we have @EllesBailey, stay tuned... #BristolTakeover here we go.... we are LIVE! Hi @IntroRich & @Sanbonham 👋 First up, the lovely @bethrowleymusic kicks off our… @stevebristoluk Hey Steve, yep full info here: Direct YouTube link here: minutes to go! Hope everyone's sitting comfortably? Donations are creeping up, thanks to everyone who's contrib… @EmmaisaChampion @michaelkiwanuka Wow that is a great snap!Thanks Emma for getting us off the mark with our #BristolTakeover photo competition 😍 Post up your fave snaps of g… @bristol247 Hi! It actually starts today at 1pm. Schedule here, and more info: @os_Gatos_Pretos @musicvenuetrust @PRSFoundation @ace_national Hi. We will announce our new name in autumn 2020. Re…'S #BristolTakeover DAY! Final checks before launch at 13:00... THANK YOU to everyone who's donated so far - let…
@MarkMNYC @musicvenuetrust @Bristol_Arts @LouisianaBris @TrinityBristol @FleeceBristol @theklabristol @marthas228 Hi Karen. Operating under an interim name is complex and difficult in practice. We are due to announce… on @Bristol_Arts we're marking Windrush day with a special live stream w/ @vortexjazz & @StPaulsCRNVL. Rene…🚨COMPETITION TIME🚨 We want to see your fave snaps of past gigs at Bristol venues involved in the #BristolTakeover!… is the Bristol Takeover! We're excited to be playing a set alongside @bethrowleymusic, @drewholcomb,…
Retweeted by Colston Hall🙌Yes! Great reccos Lexie. Donate what you can to the #BristolTakeover crowdfunder, 50% going to artists and 50% to… schedule for #BristolTakeover Pt. 2 is now LIVE! 🎉 Thanks to everyone who's donated so far, we're 60% to our… Janet Jackson moment turned self-promo, 2 new songs, new outfits, I'M EXCITED! I'll be hanging out in the live ch…
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