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
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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
The Save London Music Campaign is delighted to have been informed that our submission has been accepted by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport as part of their inquiry into Live Music. Submissions have also been accepted by several other campaigns we have links with (Click here for the full list). We are pleased to see that the Live Music Forum, Association of Independent Festivals and Music Venues Trust have also seen their submissions accepted. It is interesting to … read more