St George's Bristol is one of the country's leading concert halls and recording studios. It boasts a superb acoustic and unique atmosphere which attracts the world's best artists. A full and vibrant programme, with over 200 events each year, makes it an incredibly popular and important venue for all kinds of music (classical, jazz, blues, folk, world music, spoken word and book talks, and family and children's concerts).
In addition to hosting the best live music from around the world, its Education Programme and Outreach Projects bring thousands of children to the venue to participate in workshops, to stage their own performances and to watch artists rehearse and perform, and takes musicians into schools and the community for workshops and interactive concerts.
St George's is the lead organisation for the 'Migrations' world music and culture festival, described by Venue Magazine as 'one of the most ambitious, important and entertaining cultural programmes Bristol has ever produced.' A celebration of the musical and cultural riches created through human migration, the 'Migrations' festival is a partnership between St George's Bristol, the Watershed Media Centre, Festival of Ideas and Refugee Week, and presents the very best in live world music, films, talks, exhibitions and events. As an indispensable part of the festival experience, 'Migrations Bristol' showcases the very best local world music performers (as support artists to the outstanding international performers visiting St George's, FreeStage late music session performers and 'Migrations' Global Garden Party' and 'Afrika: Oyaya!! Bristol African Music Festival' performers).