This season, the bewitching Candlelight concerts will illuminate one of the UK’s largest and most culturally important cities. Bristol will be able to enjoy a number of concerts under candlelight with some of the best music of the last decades under the warm glow of candlelight. There’s something for everyone, from the music of legendary groups ABBA and Queen to the brilliant Hans Zimmer.
Bristol is famous for its eclectic architectural styles spanning five centuries. So, it can only be fitting for these tributes to take place in some of the city’s most enchanting landmarks, like the architecturally impressive Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, the Gothic Revival-style St. Mary Redcliffe Church and the historic Mount Without. With so many concerts to choose from, there’s something to suit every musical taste. All you have to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the show.
Featured Candlelight concerts
St Mary Redcliffe Church is opening its doors to the power of film scores with this spectacular tribute to Hans Zimmer. Some of the German composer’s best works are being reimagined by a talented string quartet. Music from Dunkirk, The Lion King, Wonder Woman, and more will be brought to life under the light of thousands of flickering candles this season. Discover the role music plays in cinema at this mesmerising performance.
A traditional evening inspired by festive carols awaits your arrival a St Mary Redcliffe Church this December. You and yours can get in the Christmas spirit while listening to a talented string quartet bring some of the the most treasured carols to life. “O Holy Night”, “Carol of the Bells”, “Away in a Manger”, and “Ding Dong! Merrily on High” are some of the uplifting and moving melodies being reimagined by candlelight.
T-Swizzle’s discography is full of country pop, pop, and synth-pop tracks that leave fans feeling uplifted and understood. Her insightful lyrics and catchy beats continue to capture the hearts of Swifties around the world. Listen to classical takes on “Lavender Haze”, “Blank Space”, “I Knew Were Trouble”, and more while discovering new sides to the singer-songwriter’s popular music.
All upcoming Candlelight concerts in Bristol
Candlelight has been met with countless 5-star reviews since arriving in Bristol. Guests have said that the evenings are “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience” and that “the performers were fantastic!”
“We absolutely loved it, it was magical. Location was great, ambiance was incredible, music was even better. Highly recommend!” – A Tribute to Queen
“Absolutely fantastic!!! A must see!!! Completely blew me away!”– A Tribute to Coldplay
“Amazing. Was moved to tears by how brilliant the string quartet was. Highly highly recommend ✨” – A Tribute to Adele
“Utterly incredible! The staff were all super helpful and friendly and the musicians were amazing. Would absolutely go again” – A Tribute to ABBA
“Very enjoyable. The venue was perfect for the music. Very talented musicians. All in all very good and would come again to a different theme.” – Hans Zimmer’s Best Works
Candlelight has wowed audiences all over the world with its take on classical music and signature sea of twinkling candles. They are the perfect experience to share with your loved ones, or they can offer an ideal 60-minute getaway from your everydayness. The combination of breathtaking locations while listening to some of the most amazing artists really can’t be beat.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.