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Colston Hall

Colston Hall Colston Street, Bristol BS1 5AR, England
+44 117 922 3686
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Good facilities

Came to watch Paramore. It was (I think) the hottest day of the year so far. We were standing for... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
JM900912
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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Russell Brand

We saw Russell Brand live and his performance was good and had us in stitches. The theatre is old... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Tazcat74
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Colston Hall Colston Street, Bristol BS1 5AR, England
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Came to watch Paramore. It was (I think) the hottest day of the year so far. We were standing for over 2.5 hours and it actually wasn't unbearably hot inside. There are toilets located in the main entrance and also some on the other floors....More

Thank JM900912
Colston H, Customer Service at Colston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Hello Thank you for your feedback, glad to hear you enjoyed the concert.

Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We saw Russell Brand live and his performance was good and had us in stitches. The theatre is old and showing it's age. The evening was very hot and the air conditioning seemed to be non existent as audience struggled with the heat. The chairs...More

Thank Tazcat74
Colston H, Customer Service at Colston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Hello Thank you for your feedback and we are sorry you found the building to be shabby and hot. We are currently raising funds to do a complete transformation of the old building which we hope will commence in June 2018. This will include replacing...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017

Came here with friends for the 'pop up ball mania' an adults only ball pit party, it only cost us £8 each and we all had a great laugh. It was well organised and easy to find within the building. I will be keeping an...More

Thank Joanne B
Colston H, Customer Service at Colston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Hello Glad you and your friends had a good time in the ball pit.

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Came here for ball mania it was insane! We should of got food after it though rather than before. But overall an awesome night

Thank Best198909
Colston H, Customer Service at Colston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hello Glad you enjoyed Ball Mania and had an awesome night.

Reviewed 15 June 2017

I really like visiting Colston Hall for a show. We have visited here for a number of years and as this venue has two concert halls, we have seen shows in both halls. I have never been disappointed by the acoustics and have never had...More

Thank Jayno76
Colston H, Customer Service at Colston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Hello Thank you for your feedback, we are very happy to read that you enjoy seeing concerts at our venue. We will be replacing the seating when we complete phase II of our redevelopment which will commence in 2018 and we hope that this will...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We have been security reviewers and testers for many many years primarily to ensure everyone's safety and security recently we visited the colston hall and without any doubt it has the worst security we have ever seen. We spent virtually an entire day walking around...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Sat in the centre front balcony area - super sound quality from the band and support. Reasonable bar prices. Overall a great gig venue.

Thank Al R
Colston H, Customer Service at Colston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Hello thank you for your feedback, glad you enjoyed the concert.

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Great performance - But Venue overpriced Poor facilities (not enough staff on bar and too few toilets) Seats uncomfortable - Poor ventilation Fire exit door curtain was left open for the last thirty minutes of the show allowing light from corridor into the hall (poor...More

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Colston H, Customer Service at Colston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Hello Thank you for your feedback, we are glad that you enjoyed the concert but are very disappointed to read your comments regarding the venue. All your comments have been passed onto the front of house team and the general manager. We are very sorry...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

We have seen several shows here and not experienced any real issues but last nights show with Anastasia was a different story. We were sat in the rear balcony and not only was the heat almost unbearable on such a hot evening ( where was...More

Thank Carolanne W
Colston H, Customer Service at Colston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Hello Thank you for your feedback we are very sorry to read your comments. At present we do not have any air conditioning in the hall but a ventilation system, which works on the principle of bringing in air from outside and removing the stale...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

As usual, we had a lovely time at Colston Hall - this time to hear the amazing Imelda May. It's a great venue overall. Only quibbles are: plastic glasses for drinks, slightly uncomfortable chairs in the theatre (and not enough in the bar area) and...More

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Colston H, Customer Service at Colston Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Hello Thank you for your feedback we are glad that you enjoyed the show but sorry to read your comments regarding the venue. We will be replacing the seating as part of our redevelopment program next year. Unfortunately our license does not allow glass into...More

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jackie s S S
14 September 2017|
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Response from alanholt59 | Reviewed this property |
Interesting question I would go for the stalls 3 or 4 rows back to obtain a good view for a child. Have been in front row of circle for music performers.
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Mike G
19 April 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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katpage
11 April 2016|
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Response from JimB34 | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, it's not too far but a taxi is advisable in poor weather - although traffic can be bad.
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