Music Venue Trust Welcomes £2.2 Million Fund From Scottish Government For Grassroots Music Venues

  Music Venue Trust Welcomes £2.2 Million Fund From Scottish Government For Grassroots Music Venues Fund will stabilise venues in short term and prevent permanent closures Scottish Grassroots Music Venues will receive £2.2 million from Scottish Government to stabilise venues and prevent permanent closure. Announced today by Economy Secretary [...]

2020-07-10T14:33:46+01:00July 10th, 2020|

ANNOUNCEMENT: Grassroots Music Venues Receive Lifeline

  ANNOUNCEMENT: Grassroots Music Venues Receive Lifeline Britain’s globally renowned arts, culture and heritage industries will receive a world-leading £1.57 billion rescue package to help weather the impact of coronavirus, the government announced today. Thousands of organisations across a range of sectors including the performing arts and theatres, heritage, [...]

2020-07-06T10:06:52+01:00July 6th, 2020|

Venues Day 2020 Cancelled

  Venues Day 2020 Cancelled Following a Board Meeting this week (30 June), Music Venue Trust has sadly taken the decision to cancel Venues Day 2020. During these uncertain times we are in regular contact with members of the Music Venues Alliance and have, so far, held 13 online [...]

2020-07-03T13:17:37+01:00July 3rd, 2020|

Statement on ‘Project Speed’

Statement on 'Project Speed' Dear Prime Minister Today you have announced the intention to 'Build Build Build'. The announcement of Project Speed includes the statement that planning rules would be changed by September, to allow: Developers to “demolish and rebuild” vacant and redundant residential and commercial buildings if they are [...]

2020-07-01T09:06:35+01:00June 30th, 2020|

New Patrons Take Part in Save Our Scottish Venues

  New Patrons Take Part in Save Our Scottish Venues The strongest advocates for Grassroots Music Venues are the artists whose careers they help develop. In the week of the Save our Scottish Venues Festival, Music Venue Trust are proud to add 3 new Scottish artists to its existing [...]

2020-06-18T12:33:10+01:00June 18th, 2020|

#SaveOurScottishVenues Festival Announced. First Artists Revealed

#SaveOurScottishVenues Festival Announced. First Artists Revealed Music Venue Trust today announce the #SaveOurScottishVenues virtual festival. Taking place on Friday June 19th across 3 ‘stages’, and streamed on livefrom.events, the festival will feature recorded performances by Scottish musicians who have come together to support Scotland's vital Grassroots Music Venues who [...]

2020-06-15T12:50:31+01:00June 12th, 2020|

Music Beyond Mainstream Consortium Joins #saveourvenues Campaign

  Music Beyond Mainstream Consortium Joins #saveourvenues Campaign Archive Recording of John Grant & Royal Northern Sinfonia Orchestra live at Sage Gateshead, Made Available to Raise Funds for Grassroots Music Venues Music Beyond Mainstream, a consortium of larger UK regional concert halls collaborating to programme and produce tours, has [...]

2020-06-10T11:23:13+01:00June 10th, 2020|

#saveourvenues Campaign Sees 140 UK Music Venues Removed from ‘Critical’ List ………For Now

#saveourvenues Campaign Sees 140 UK Music Venues Removed from ‘Critical’ List ………For Now Music Venue Trust has announced that the #saveourvenues campaign launched three weeks ago today has now resulted in 140 grassroots music venues being removed from its ‘critical’ list. #saveourvenues, which has so far raised over £1.5m [...]

2020-05-19T15:21:56+01:00May 19th, 2020|

Crisis Fund Passes £1Million Mark

Crisis Fund Passes £1Million Mark The UK Music Industry has stepped up for #saveourvenues Campaign with six figure donations from Beggars Group, Amazon Music/The BPI & Mayor of London and substantial donations from several other music companies Following the launch of its #saveourvenues campaign earlier this week Music Venue [...]

2020-05-04T10:58:21+01:00May 4th, 2020|
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