Venue Spotlight: The Garage, London

This week, we find out more about London's The Garage. We spoke to General Manager, Adam Popple, who tells us all about the importance of grassroots music venues, safeguarding their future, and their run-in with the Krays. Venue details: The Garage, 20-22 Highbury Corner, London, N5 1RD Established: 1993 Capacity:…

Venue Spotlight: Gwdihw, Cardiff

This week, we find out more about Cardiff's GwdihĊµ (the Welsh word for 'owl' and pronounced 'Good-ee-hoo'), renowned for their cosy yet raucous atmosphere, diverse events programme and colourful exterior! We spoke to Events Manager, Daniel O'Reilly, tells us all about one of Cardiff's best loved live music venues, and…

Venue Spotlight: The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

This week, we find out more about The Bongo Club in Edinburgh. We spoke to Marketing Manager, Andrew Richardson, who tells us all about life in Edinburgh's legendary Cowgate, working with the ever-impressive Jah Wobble, and how they support arts at grassroots level. Venue details: The Bongo Club, 66 Cowgate,…

Venue Spotlight: Chorley Little Theatre

In our latest peek into the UK's best live entertainment spots, we spoke with Chorley Little Theatre's Chairman, Ian Robinson, who tells us all about the venue's origins, tracking down John Bishop, and how proud they are as a volunteer-driven community theatre. Vital stats Chorley Little Theatre, Dole Lane, Chorley,…

Venue Spotlight: Richmond Theatre

We spoke to Theatre Director, Brendan Riding, who tells us all about the rich history of the building, the new production of Vulcan 7, and how the venue is as close to Neverland as you can get. See full listings for Richmond Theatre here >> Vital stats Richmond Theatre, The Green,…