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Venue Spotlight: Portland House, Cardiff

This particular 'edition' of Venue Spotlight is an odd one - we've chosen a venue that has only put on a single gig. However, we were so impressed with Jack and the Portland House team's endeavours to take a Grade II listed banking hall built in the 20s and repurpose…

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Venue Spotlight: The Fishpond, Matlock Bath

This time around we're focusing our spotlight on Matlock Bath - home to The Fishpond, a bar/venue with its' own blog (we recommend a read, link at the bottom) and even its' own baker! They were also one of the first venues to use our Widgets - tools that…

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Venue Spotlight, Brooklyn Bowl London, Greenwich

This week we're back in the capital to shine a light on a relatively new venue that's unusual in several ways: It's a bowling alley. It's a venue inside another venue (it lives inside The O2). It holds just 800 people on show nights, yet has played host to some…

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Venue Spotlight: The Academy, Peterborough

This time in our Venue Spotlight series, we're shining a light on a new series of events that just started this year. The Sir Harry Smith Community College in Peterborough (where it lives) was established back in 1953, but the 'Live @ The Academy' series began just a few months ago.…

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Venue Spotlight: Frontier, Batley

The latest in our Venue Spotlight series brings us to Batley - where the Frontier club has undergone radical transformation whilst attracting an incredible list of huge and varied names over the years. Click here to see all listed events at the Frontier in Batley We spoke to Consultant General…