Bristol Folk Festival is held in several different venues with varying access. We summarise venue accessibility below, but please check with us or the venue if you need any more info or have particular needs.

Wheelchair-users and those with special access needs, please email so that we can plan ahead and reserve spaces or seats, where possible, for carers.

The Friday Night concert at the Cathedral is seated. Main concerts are also seated at St George’s Bristol & Bristol Folk House.

Bristol Cathedral

College Green, Bristol BS1 5TJ

Level access is available to the Cathedral through the main porch. Access to the toilets from inside the Cathedral involves 12 shallow steps around a corner, otherwise there is level access around the outside of the building. For more information visit the Bristol Cathedral website.

St George’s Bristol

St George’s Bristol, Great George St, Bristol BS1 5RR

St George’s Bristol has good accessibility, with accessible toilets on each floor. Step-free access is through the Charlotte St entrance. It is a multi-level historic venue so please see the comprehensive ‘Accessibility’ page on the St George’s website.

Bristol Folk House

40a Park Street, Bristol, BS1 5JG

Bristol Folk House is on multiple levels connected with steps, and wheelchair access is difficult. For more information, see the ‘Venue Accessibility’ section on the Folk House Contact Us page.