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£250k donation towards the restoration of Colston Hall’s unique organ

South West charitable organisation, the J & M Britton Charitable Trust, has announced a generous donation of £250,000 towards the restoration of Colston Hall’s historic organ, which is a key feature in the Hall’s ambitious transformation programme currently underway. This donation means that, from the re-opening of the concert venue, the organ will be called the Britton Organ. The ‘late Romantic’ organ is a remarkable feat of engineering, taking five…

Season 2, Ep. 9 – Stat Attack

Welcome to How To Build A Music Venue – the podcast series which has a backstage pass to the transformation of Colston Hall in Bristol. In this episode, we’re looking at the big and important numbers. Just how many baths could be filled by the concrete poured into the foundations? How many artists do we estimate we’ve had on stage in our 152 years? If you laid all the bricks…

Celebrating National Lottery 25 years

We’re celebrating National Lottery 25 and saying a big thank you to National Lottery players this week. Our major £48.8 million pound transformation is supported in part by National Lottery Heritage Fund and Arts Council England’s Lottery funding. This funding comes from the lottery tickets that you buy so, thanks to all of you, we’re able to transform the hall! How we’re saying #ThanksToYou Win the chance for you and…