Campaign News

Public giving to Colston Hall transformation passes £250,000

As we prepare for our £48.8m redevelopment which will begin in June, the public fundraising campaign has already hit an impressive milestone after launching just 6 months ago. Hundreds of people have responded to the call to play their part in transforming the building into a world-class music venue, with so far £265,526 pledged by over 350 people who have contributed their own unique message and named a seat in…

£4.75m investment confirmed from The National Lottery

A £4.75million National Lottery grant has been awarded to Bristol Music Trust for the ambitious redevelopment of Colston Hall. Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, the grant, which is focussed on supporting the restoration of the Hall’s Grade II listed Lantern building, marks another huge step forward for the fundraising campaign for the extensive £48.8m transformation of the venue, due to reopen in 2020 as the leading arts…

Colston Hall joins Ticketing Without Barriers Coalition

Colston Hall has joined the Ticketing Without Barriers Coalition launched by Attitude Is Everything and have pledged to work to remove barriers to ticketing faced by Deaf and disabled people. The Coalition launched on Monday 9 April will enable members, including leading umbrella organisations, ticketing companies, venues and event companies, to exchange ideas, issues and solutions, and work towards a single, unified vision for what best practice means when it comes to facilitating…

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