Campaign News

Colston Hall, the Barbican and Sage Gateshead team up to make music more inclusive

Bristol Music Trust and our award-winning music education hub, Bristol Plays Music, is forming a partnership with the Barbican and Sage Gateshead to promote excellence, inclusion and accessibility in music education and the music industry. The partnership will focus on providing high quality music opportunities for young people who have fewer chances to take part in music education, including those with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND). Though the National…

Public asked to back campaign to Transform The Hall

To mark the launch of our campaign calling on the public to support the transformation of Colston Hall, new artist impressions and plans for the redevelopment of the building have been revealed. On Wednesday 8 November Bristol Music Trust, the registered charity that runs Colston Hall, officially launched the appeal asking the people of Bristol to help #transformthehall. The campaign offers individuals the chance to help secure the next 150…

Colston Hall awarded a further £5 million towards Transformation

West of England funding puts Colston Hall £5 million closer to our £48.8 million transformation target We’re delighted that we are one step closer to hitting our fundraising target with news that the West of England Combined Joint Committee agreed to commit £5 million towards the completion of our ambitious £48.8million transformation into a world-class concert hall. From June 2018 we will begin an ambitious transformation of our main auditorium…

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