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.


MUSIC IS NOT NOISE Any future environmental noise regulation must safeguard the cultural rights to live music and artistic freedom. Music Venue Trust has been working with our partners across Europe with Live DMA to to collect and share recommendations aimed at local authorities on drafting good live music [...]

2019-07-04T14:08:09+01:00July 4th, 2019|

Music Venue Trust Latest News

  Music Venue Trust Lastest News Alongside the work we are doing at a United Kingdom level, Music Venue Trust is continuing to try to engage with all levels of regional and national work. We really hope to support this through a network of regional co-ordinators so that you [...]

2019-06-25T16:30:48+01:00June 26th, 2019|


MVT Patrons, BBC Broadcasters Sarah Gosling, Steve Lamacq and Abbie McCarthy Landmark celebration for Music Venue Trust This week Music Venue Trust celebrates its first 5 years as the charity which works to protect, secure and improve the UK’s Grassroots Music Venues. An event, titled 5/50/500 took place on [...]

2019-06-19T11:30:02+01:00June 19th, 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+01:00May 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+01:00March 19th, 2019|
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