Venue Hire

Located in the centre of Bristol, Bristol Beacon is a contemporary and versatile venue available for hire that can add the wow factor to your event.

Whether you’re looking to host a conference, wedding, private party, reception or a meeting, we offer a range of spaces for hire and a bespoke personal service tailored to match your event expectations.

Enquire today

If you would like to hire Bristol Beacon for a private event please contact the commercial event team via the enquiry form below.


During our transformation phase, our architecturally unique and award-winning foyer space remains open to act as the perfect location for your event.

Each space is flexible for a wide range of layout options, incorporates excellent facilities that are fully accessible, and can be hired individually or together to cater for capacities ranging from 2 people to up to 1,200 people.

By choosing Bristol Beacon for your event, you are not only guaranteed a unique and memorable occasion, but are also helping to support the important work we do as a charity. The money received from every corporate booking is vital to help ensure we can continue to inspire new generations with music for many years to come.


From a festival to an exhibition, press launch or trade fair, Bristol Beacon’s Foyer has all the versatility, space and in-house expertise you need to make your big event a success.



Whether you’re planning to celebrate an anniversary, birthday or a leaving party, our flexible venue spaces can cater for small intimate occasions to large full building take-overs.

Impress your guests with a view across the city from our rooftop terrace, entertain them in our range of bar areas or ignite the dance floor with live music from our foyer stage. We have everything you need to make your special celebration one to remember.


Rooms and spaces for hire

Bristol Beacon offers two meeting rooms ideal for a meeting, training day or seminar. Both rooms are fitted with high definition plasma screens that can be linked straight to a laptop, and can facilitate sessions up to a capacity of 35.


Promoter spaces

Our foyer spaces can be transformed into a perfect small scale venue for promoters. Be it a film screening, a terrace party, spoken word & poetry night or live music performance on our foyer stage; our team can work with you to make your event happen.


Location and Access

Bristol Beacon is a fully accessible venue located in Bristol city centre. There are great transport links to Bristol and car parking immediately behind our venue.

For more location details, view our Visit Us page.

For full details on venue accessibility, view our Access page.

Get in touch

Interested in hiring one of our venue spaces? Our friendly events team will be happy to answer your query, arrange a viewing or give you a quote.


Welcome to
Bristol Beacon

On Wednesday 23 September 2020 Colston Hall changed its name to Bristol Beacon.

Our new name is just the first step, it is about more than the sign above our door. Click below to find out more about how we’re changing, watch our name announcement, and discover how we want everyone to share in the joy of live music.

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