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Independent Venue Week 2016 (starring Sneaky Pete's)

We're just a few weeks away from Independent Venue Week 2016! We believe independent and grassroots venues are vital to nurturing not just artists that will go on to be huge, but also vital in providing a platform for a wide range of artistic projects and ventures not supported elsewhere.…

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Venue Spotlight: The RoadHouse, Birmingham

Picking up our semi-regular Venue Spotlight series, we're shining a light on Birmingham's renowned venue The RoadHouse. We spoke to venue owner Zoe Godber about the venue's past, future and Robert Plant's grandson... See full listings for The RoadHouse in Birmingham here. Vital stats The RoadHouse, Wharfside Leisure Complex Lifford…

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Venue Spotlight: True Blues Club

The True Blues Club is run from a venue in Newton le Willows by Graham and Steve, who book the bands, sell the tickets, market the shows and even compere - bringing a monthly taste of Blues to Merseyside. We spoke to Graham a little about how it all works…

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Venue Spotlight - The Old Fire Station, Oxford

Marketing Manager Alex Coke was our guide to The Old Fire Station - a former nightclub that now provides training and support for homeless people by day, and runs as an arts centre by night, hosting comedy, theatre, music and more. Take a trip through the venue's past, present and…

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Venue Spotlight: Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre, Taunton

Our latest Venue Spotlight falls on the Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre - an inspirational not-for-profit theatre managing to juggle plays, comedy, music, exhibitions, dance rehearsals and even TV broadcasts (The BBC's Question Time was broadcast from here not long ago). We had a chat with Sara Loveridge, Marketing and Events Officer,…