SAVE LIVE MUSIC IN LONDON
Roger Tichborne set up the #SaveLondonMusic campaign in response to the closure of six local music venues in Mill Hill and the closure of two well respected recording/rehearsal studios in Southgate. Now over 20 London Studios and venues have signed up as supporters of the growing campaign. The campaign has also received endorsements from several well known musicians including Lee Thompson of Madness...
- FACT: One quarter of all London Music Venues have shut in eight years.
- FACT: In Mill Hill, NW7, one small district of London 6 music venues have closed in 7 years.
- FACT: Half of all commercial recording studios in London have closed since 2000
This morning, Roger Tichborne, founder of The Save London Music Campaign, wrote an email to Danusia Brzeicka (Danusia.Brzezicka@barnet.gov.uk) the Council officer responsible for putting together the case for listing the Midland Hotel as an assett of communty value. We reproduce the letter below. If you have used the venue please email Danusia ASAP and letr her know why you are supporting the application. Please CC in the Save The Midland Campaign (firstname.lastname@example.org). The listing of the venue offers a degree … read more
The Save London Music Campaign is saddened to learn of a proposal to redevelop the Midland Hotel, one of the areas best loved pubs. This venue has a close association with our campaign, hosting our original launch party in February 2015 and our annual campaign Birthday party. The details of the plan are as follows (opens in a new window) 18/4961/FUL | Demolition of the former Midland Hotel and the construction of three buildings of five to eight storeys in height to accommodate … read more