Arts Council England Announce Renewal of Supporting Grassroots Live Music Fund for 2020/21

L-R: Mark Davyd (MVT), Claire Mera-Nelson (Arts Council England), Darren Henley (Arts Council England), Beverley Whitrick (MVT). Photo Credit: Jannica Honey Arts Council England Announce Renewal of Supporting Grassroots Live Music Fund for 2020/21 Music Venue Trust are delighted to share the news that Arts Council England will be [...]

2020-01-30T17:04:39+01:00January 30th, 2020|

London’s Iconic 100 Club Saved

  London's Iconic 100 Club Saved Westminster Council announce 100% Business Rates Relief securing the future of the legendary Grassroots Music Venue Westminster Council has today acted to secure the long-term future of London’s legendary 100 Club with an announcement that the venue will be offered 100% Business Rate [...]

2020-01-29T22:50:41+01:00January 29th, 2020|

Government Slashes Business Rates For Grassroots Music Venues

  Government Slashes Business Rates For Grassroots Music Venues Hundreds of music venues across England and Wales celebrating as Music Venue Trust secures 50% rate reduction The live music circuit is celebrating today as the Government announced details of a 50% reduction in Business Rates for small and medium [...]

2020-01-26T13:59:28+01:00January 26th, 2020|

End of Year Round-Up

Scotland Agent of Change becomes law in Scotland Provisions in the Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 come into force on 20 Dec 2019, making Scotland the first UK country where Grassroots Music Venues are protected from new developments by law. This means developers MUST now consider the potential impact [...]

2019-12-19T12:15:08+01:00December 18th, 2019|

Paper Dress Vintage Receives Arts Council England Fund

  Paper Dress Vintage Receives Arts Council England Fund London venue latest recipient of funding from Supporting Grassroots Live Music Fund Hackney’s Paper Dress Vintage is the latest successful applicant to Arts Council England’s Supporting Grassroots Live Music Fund. The leading Grassroots Music Venue has received a substantial grant [...]

2019-11-19T11:47:50+01:00November 19th, 2019|

A Manifesto for Grassroots Music Venues 2019

  A Manifesto for Grassroots Music Venues 2019 The UK's Grassroots Music Venues are a goldmine of British and international talent worth billions of pounds in future revenue, tourism, copyright and performance royalties. But they are vastly undervalued, underfunded and ignored. The UK deserves and needs a world-class Grassroots [...]

2019-11-07T12:08:29+01:00November 11th, 2019|

Venues Day 2019 SOLD OUT

  Venues Day 2019 Sold Out Music Venue Trust’s annual national networking event, Venues Day, has once again sold out. The 2019 edition takes place on Wednesday 9 October at Islington Assembly Hall, London and will welcome 550 delegates, including 200 venue representatives from across the UK. Venues Day [...]

2019-10-02T14:12:12+01:00October 2nd, 2019|
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