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Colston Hall

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Not bad at all!

Good venue for music or comedy. Sometimes it’s all seated here which isn’t favourite for me. Good... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Graham H
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Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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Great place for live entertainment - But will be even better after the next stage of refurb.

I've always loved visiting the Colston Hall, and over the years have seen some fantastic bands... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
AwrightDave
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Colston Hall is a venue for performances in Music or Comedy. It is quite a big venue with a balcony and a downstairs which when I went was standing. There are two entrances and there are restaurants and bars on the different levels too....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lulumillie02
Colston H, Customer Service at Colston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thank you for your comments it is nice to hear that our staff are friendly and helpful. The auditoria are currently closed as we have commenced our major transformation project, details can be found on our website. Once completed we will have better sound,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coliston hall is a live entertainment site. The back seat are really good for getting a good view and good leg room. Comedians, groups, singers have been coming here for years. No doubt the place for the IN people. Staff are friendly and welcoming. Very...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

lovely friendly atmosphere here,staff very friendly,very safety concious,was sadly on my own at venue but felt completely safe and brilliant and talented musician.Lovely bar downstairs and upstairs,would highly reccomend for any artist or event.very,very good.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank beckswitney
Colston H, Customer Service at Colston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Hello Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed the show and felt safe. Hopefully you will visit us again after we have completed our major transformation of the hall.

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Good venue for music or comedy. Sometimes it’s all seated here which isn’t favourite for me. Good sound, can be very loud for bands like Airbourne & Motörhead (both seen years ago). Views are ok wherever you are. The bar is outside of the auditorium...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Graham H
Colston H, Customer Service at Colston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Hello Thank you for your feedback, we are always happy to hear what our customers have to say. We have just commenced our £48.8 million pound transformation. Please come and visit us when we re-open in 2020.

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

The Annual Hoo-Ha! held in the Colston Hall is a must to put in your calendar for the family. Events run on all floors including dance off and competitions crafts theatre space explorer some all in the iconic setting of this stunning foyer. It is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JulieJosh
Colston H, Customer Service at Colston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Hello Glad you enjoyed this year's event and thank you for your feedback. It was certainly a full programme of great activities and very well attended. Let's hope we can make it even better next year.

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Great venue for events, seen lots of live music and comedy here over the years and never had an issue, good stages and viewing and good facilities for drink at the venue.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Thomas B
Colston H, Customer Service at Colston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Hello Thank you for your feedback, great to hear that you have enjoyed concerts and events at our venue. We have just commenced our £48.8 mil transformation project and we hope that all our facilities will be greatly improved upon completion.

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Visited for an evening Bryan Ferry concert. Good view, paid car parking nearby and a reasonable show ticket price. Cafe/restaurant is small and cramped, but choice of food/drink and quality seemed good. Lift doesn’t go to the top (high ticket price) seat level. I was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Colston H, Colston Hall at Colston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Hello Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry that you found our facilities not as you had hoped. We have just started our major transformation project of the hall and when we re-open the venue will be fully accessible. Once again thank you for...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Really enjoy visiting Colston Hall. They have a surprisingly high standard of performer hold concerts there considering there are other more modern venues in Bristol. Love the notion that its a charitable venue doing all it can to bring the arts and music to Bristol....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Gwyn L
Colston H, Customer Service at Colston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Hello Thank you for your feedback, we are always happy to hear from our customers. We have just closed the auditoria to commence our major transformation project, we will re-open in 2020 with much improved facilities.

Reviewed June 13, 2018

I've always loved visiting the Colston Hall, and over the years have seen some fantastic bands, shows and comedians in this lovely, cosy concert hall. The new(ish) entrance and foyer is very modern and in a good way, there always seems to be something going...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AwrightDave
Colston H, Customer Service at Colston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2018

Hello Thank you for your feedback, we are always happy to receive this from our customers. We are very much looking forward to the completion of our transformation project, which will include new seating and a cooling system which we hope will make it more...More

Reviewed May 27, 2018

Was a wonderful experience being able to see Joan Baez at the Colston Hall, full house, atmosphere amazing.Staff very helpful in given directions to seats

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Eileen S
Colston H, Customer Service at Colston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Hi So glad you enjoyed the concert and thank you for your feedback.

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Beths26320
December 15, 2017|
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Response from smistry | Reviewed this property |
Seated the whole way through . No standing no photography
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September 14, 2017|
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Response from Tazcat74 | Reviewed this property |
Hi in the top tier by the front of the balcony, they can stand up and watch
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Mike G
April 19, 2017|
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Response from Colston H | Property representative |
I would recommend any of the below, especially the Trenchard Street car park. You could also look at our website for the offers we have on hotels. If there is anything else you require help with you can call our box office... More
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