St George's Bristol

St George's Bristol
Great George Street, Bristol, Avon, BS1 5RR
  • Telephone 0845 402 4001
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  • Website www.stgeorgesbristol.co.uk
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St George's Bristol

St George’s is a former church building and one of the country's leading concert halls. The programme featuress a wide range of musical genres including classical, jazz, blues, folk and world music as well as family concerts and talks.

Access is via Great George Street for the box office entrance and Charlotte Street for dedicated disabled access.

The venue is accessible by First Bus services 1, 8, 9 and 54. There are metered car parking spaces on Trenchard Street, Berkeley Place, College Street, Frog Lane and Millenium Square and bicycle racks at the Great George Street entrance.

Events at this venue

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Akala - Natives

From the first time he was stopped and searched as a child, to the day he realised his mother was white, to his first encounters with racist teachers race and class have shaped Akalas life and outlook. He now takes his own experiences and widens them out to look at the social, historical and political factors that have…

Fri 11 May

£10 / 0845 402 4001

Akala: Natives: Race And Class In The Ruins Of Empire

The MOBO award-winning musician, poet, activist and the founder of The Hip Hop Shakespeare Company in conversation with historian and author David Olusoga.

Fri 11 May

£10 / 0845 402 4001

  • 19:00

Andy Sheppard And Eivind Aaarset

The contemporary saxophonist and composer performs with the Norwegian guitarist.

Thu 3 May

£22–£24 / 0845 402 4001

  • 20:00

English Symphony Orchestra

Kenneth Woods conducts Elgar's Piano Quintet and Cello Concerto, plus David Matthews's Symphony No 9, featuring the cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason.

Wed 9 May

£5 / 0845 402 4001

Eric Bibb

Well-travelled musical hobo showing off his wide ranging influences from the Mississippi Delta blues through Europe to Africa.

Fri 4 May

£25 / 0845 402 4001

Glenn Tilbrook

Solo show from the former Squeeze frontman.

Wed 28 Nov

£20 / 0845 402 4001

  • 20:00

Gretchen Peters

Americana from the Nashville singer-songwriter.

Sat 2 Jun

£28.50–£31.50 / 0845 402 4001

Helen Pankhurst - Deeds Not Words

Despite huge progress since the suffragette campaigns and wave after wave of feminism, women are still fighting for equality. Why, at the present rate, will we have to wait in Britain until 2069 for the gender pay gap to disappear? Why, in 2015, did 11% of women lose their jobs due to pregnancy discrimination? Why…

Thu 10 May

£8 / 0845 402 4001

The High Kings

Celtic balladry from the winners of the Best Newcomer and Best Folk Act at the Ireland Music Awards.

Wed 14 Nov

£22 / 0845 402 4001

Jelena Makarova

The Russian-born Lithuanian pianist plays Beethoven's Sonata No 15 In D, Pastorale, Liszt's 6 Consolations, Debussy's La Cathedrale Engloutie and Schubert Impromptu No 4 In A Flat.

Thu 24 May

£8 / 0845 402 4001

  • 13:00

Joan As Policewoman

Aka dramatic violinist/vocalist Joan Wasser who has performed with Rufus Wainwright and Antony's Johnsons, and who named her act after the old Angie Dickinson TV show.

Wed 25 Apr

£22.40 / 0845 402 4001

Joseph Tong

The pianist performs Schumann's Fantasie In C and Sibelius's Valse Triste and Sonata In F.

Thu 10 May

£8 / 0845 402 4001

  • 13:00

Julian Perkins

The harpsichordist plays a selection of the finest Baroque music by Handel, D Scarlatti, JS Bach, Frescobaldi, Froberger and Rameau.

Thu 3 May

£8 / 0845 402 4001

  • 13:00

Karine Polwart

Contemporary folk songs from the award-winning singer-songwriter whose album Traces was shortlisted for the 2013 SAY award.

Thu 1 Nov

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0845 402 4001

Lamont Dozier

The legendary musician and record producer performs his upcoming album which features his Motown classics recorded in an unplugged format.

Mon 11 Jun

£32.45 / 0845 402 4001

Tue 19 Feb 2019

£32.45 / 0845 402 4001

Les Kapsbergirls

The group performs a selection of Court Songs.

Thu 17 May

£8 / 0845 402 4001

  • 13:00

Lisa Knapp

The London-born singer-songwriter, fiddle player and multi-instrumentalist plays her folk originals. With support from Dead Rat Orchestra.

Wed 30 May

£15–£18 / 0845 402 4001

  • 20:00

Liv-Marie Kodurand And Jan Rautio

The violinist and the pianist perform Franck's Violin Sonata In A and Saint-Saens's Violin Sonata No 1 In D Minor.

Thu 31 May

£8 / 0845 402 4001

  • 13:00

Mammal Hands

Experimental compositions from the acclaimed trio consisting of saxophonist Jordan Smart, pianist Nick Smart and drummer Jesse Barrett. With support from Eyebrow.

Thu 24 May

£18–£20 / 0845 402 4001

  • 20:00

Martin Speake/Ethan Iverson Quartet

The London-based saxophonist and composer fronts his contemporary jazz group with The Bad Plus's Ethan Iverson, plus bassist Fred Thomas and drummer James Maddren.

Thu 26 Apr

£18–£20 ( £5; Children £5 under 18s) / 0845 402 4001

  • 20:00

Martin Speake / Ethan Iverson Quintet

Martin Speake revives his decade long partnership with Ethan Iverson to play again. Featuring Fred Thomas on bass and James Maddren on drums.

Thu 26 Apr

£18–£20 / 0845 402 4001

  • 20:00

MiniBeats - Superstrings

What could be more summery that the sweet sounds of super strings? From the highest notes of the violins, to the darkly delicious tones of the viola and cello, explore the world of bows, bridges, frogs, spikes and GUTS – would you believe it! Intrigued? Join presenter Laura Tanner and marvellous musicians from the Bristol…

Sun 10 Jun

£6 / 0845 402 4001

Neil Hilborn

Neil Hilborn slams poetry, just what you'd expect from a College National Poetry Slam champion.

Mon 22 Oct

£17.60 / 0845 402 4001

Nouvelle Vague

The French cover band bring their bossa-nova spin on punk and post-punk tunes in support of their latest album, I Could Be Happy.

Tue 12 Jun

£31.35 / 0845 402 4001

Paul Lewis

The pianist performs Haydn's Sonata In C, Beethoven's Six Bagatelles, Brahms's Six Pieces and Haydn's Sonata In G.

Thu 21 Jun

£5–£32 / 0845 402 4001

  • 19:30

Solomon's Knot: JS Bach's Mass In B Minor

A unique performance of Bach's choral masterpiece.

Wed 23 May

£15–£35 / 0845 402 4001

  • 19:30

The Sons Of Pitches

Inventive pop covers, original numbers and improvised songs from the multi award-winning a cappella YouTube stars and winners of BBC Two's The Naked Choir..

Tue 2 Oct

£27 / 0845 402 4001

Tommy Emmanuel

Australian guitarist in concert.

Tue 22 May

£29.70 / 0845 402 4001

Wild Words - Vivaldi's Dream

Imagine a world where we no longer create Dreams and Music for ourselves… “Let us take the stress out of dreaming and choose from our wide selection of ‘Sweet Dreams and Musical Soundtracks’ where all your dreams come true!” Wild Words’ new, original family show propels us into a precarious world, where downloads…

Wed 30 May

£6 / 0845 402 4001

Woman to Woman

Judie Tzuke, Beverley Craven and Julia Fordham perform their hits and album tracks with a five-piece band.

Tue 27 Nov

£29.70–£36.18 / 0845 402 4001

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