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 & people that need a seat, 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. Seating is also available at the afternoon concerts at Trinity. The evening concerts at Trinity are standing, with specific areas allocated for wheelchair users, if you need a seat please contact

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.


Trinity Centre, Trinity Road, Bristol BS2 0NW

Trinity is a level accessible venue with a limited number of pay-and-display car parking spaces. For more information, see the ‘Accessibility’ page on the Trinity 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.