About Music Venue Trust

Music Venue Trust is a charity created in January 2014 that exists to protect, secure & develop UK Grassroots Live Music Venues.

Grassroots Music Venue Funding

Arts Council England announce £1.5million funding for GMVs BEFORE YOU DO ANYTHING: READ THIS AND THE 10 POINTS BELOW   Please click here to download the guidance notes for the £1.5 million ring-fenced funding announced on Friday for Grassroots Live Music. The fund is open for bids between £1,000 [...]

2019-05-14T12:27:12+00:00May 14th, 2019|

Funding Breakthrough For Grassroots Music Venues

Photo by Jannica Honey   Funding Breakthrough For Grassroots Music Venues Good News for artists, audiences and venues across the UK     Music Venue Trust, the charity created to protect, secure and improve UK Grassroots Music Venues, is celebrating a significant step forward today. At an event co-hosted [...]

2019-05-14T12:52:15+00:00May 10th, 2019|

DCMS Live Music Inquiry Report Released Today

DCMS Live Music Inquiry Report Released Today   Damian Collins MP, Chair of the DCMS Committee “Urgent action is needed if the live music industry is to continue to make a significant contribution to both the economy and cultural life of the country. We also look to the [...]

2019-03-25T11:03:17+00:00March 19th, 2019|

Fightback: Grassroots Promoter Scheme – One Year On

Fightback: Grassroots Promoter Scheme - One Year On   A year after its launch, Music Venue Trust is making a call out for new partners and sponsors to take forward its successful Fightback: Grassroots Promoter initiative. The programme helps young women take their first steps into promoting live music, [...]

2019-03-25T11:05:06+00:00March 11th, 2019|

Venue Champions Needed To Help Protect Grassroots Music Venues

Venue Champions Needed To Help Protect Grassroots Music Venues Music Venue Trust is seeking the assistance of music fans across the UK in conducting its annual survey of Grassroots Music Venues. A key part of building evidence to support the Pipeline Investment Fund, MVT’s major investment initiative with music industry [...]

2019-03-15T18:02:44+00:00February 18th, 2019|

Our Growing Silence – Independent Film Release

Our Growing Silence Produced and Directed by Billy Abbott. Bristol Live Music Census reported that live music generated £123 million for the local Bristol economy in 2015, yet 50% of venues felt threatened by development, noise or planning issues. In Plymouth popular music venues including the Cooperage, White Rabbit, and [...]

2019-03-25T11:06:59+00:00February 13th, 2019|
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