Events at Colston Hall / The Lantern

THE COLSTON HALL

The Colston Hall opened to the public in 1867 and has not just been a part of the music scene but a significant landmark in the history of Bristol itself. Having survived two devastating fires, the hall has had quite a few aesthetic makeovers. The most recent has seen a complete overhaul of the main entrance, turning it into more of a multimedia centre. It now has a modern bar, big screen televisions showing some sporting fixtures, and a light and airy reception area with comfortable seating. The venue itself is constructed like a traditional music hall. At the front there is a huge stage which can be altered for different types of events (up until 2003 they used hold wrestling matches here). The rest is tiered with removable seats at the front for general admission shows and an extensive balcony. it has a maximum capacity of around 2000.

Acts that have played here include; Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, The Stones, David Bowie, Elton John, Thin Lizzy, Roxy Music, Bob Marley, Lou Reed, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra and Halle Orchestra. My personal favourite however was PJ & Duncan.
THE LANTERN

Situated in the oldest part of the building, The Lantern was built in 1873 and offers a programme of world, folk, jazz, acoustic and new classical music in a quirky and intimate space. In former times the venue was a theatre, and staged performances by Bristol Old Vic Theatre School alumni including Patrick Stewart and Daniel Day Lewis. The maximum capacity for this venue is 350 standing and 250 seated.

Address: Colston Hall, Colston Street, Bristol BS1 5AR * Click on the address to launch google maps.

THE FLAMING LIPS at Colston Hall / The Lantern Sun 13 August 2017 from 7.30

The Flaming Lips
Notes: u14s with an adult

HOLY F*CK at Colston Hall / The Lantern Tue 22 August 2017 from 8pm

HOLY F*CK
Notes: 16+

DANNY & THE CHAMPIONS OF THE WORLD at Colston Hall / The Lantern Mon 18 September 2017 from 7.30pm

DANNY & THE CHAMPIONS OF THE WORLD
Notes: 14+

MICAH P. HINSON AND THE HOLY STRANGERS at Colston Hall / The Lantern Sun 1 October 2017 from 07:30 pm

An MJR Group Presentation MICAH P. HINSON AND THE HOLY STRANGERS
Notes: 14+ Show

HAGGIS HORNS at Colston Hall / The Lantern Sat 14 October 2017 from 8pm

HAGGIS HORNS
Notes: 16+

ROSS + ALI at Colston Hall / The Lantern Wed 25 October 2017 from 7.30pm

ROSS + ALI
Notes: Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult over 18

PORTICO at Colston Hall / The Lantern Sat 28 October 2017 from 7.30pm

PORTICO
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