Category Archives: Behind the scenes
Will wary gig goers be Suede by this post? Who knows!
Sorry about the Dad joke, I couldn’t help myself – Jani here 🙂 31 years ago, on 11 June 1992, if you’d taken a chance on an upcoming band, you’d have been up close and personal with a little band … Continue reading
A new way to ‘pay it forward’
Jani here! I’ve been spending an extra admin day this week setting up a new, super easy way for people to ‘pay forward‘ hot drinks for folks using our community pantry. For just £3, you can gift a hot drink … Continue reading
The pantry is free/pay as you feel – our bills are not!
Our community pantry and fridge are stocked up! This service costs us money to run – from collecting deliveries or paying a food waste charity to bring us supermarket surplus, to admin, bills and other running costs, these costs are … Continue reading
The Wheel of Kindness – paying it forward
Paying it forward – our wheel of kindness and what it means. We’re so pleased that our ‘Wheel on Kindness’ is now in regular use. Folks dropping in are either paying forward a hot drink or soup for somebody else, … Continue reading
Pantry opening time!
Sharing the simple joy of coffee – with everyone
There’s something beautifully normal, simple, and luxurious at the same time about an excellent cup of coffee. Better yet is the joy of sitting in an inspiring, welcoming space to sip it and pass the time of day. We believe … Continue reading
Baking trials for Valentine’s Season
It’s romance season again – well, for some folks anyway! For me it is an excuse to try making some new cupcakes and decorating them with hearts and such. Whist Nic was doing her usual magic creating vegan ‘cheeze’ and … Continue reading
How to get free live streams from our House to yours!
When the lockdowns were coming to an end and restrictions lifted, a lot of online shows and options to join live events online disappeared. Our audience let us know that they would really miss being able to join us from … Continue reading
5 ways to support small venues post Covid restrictions
Music Venues are still struggling – here are some ways you can help.
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Be Kind to Venue Owners Day – Bik’s thoughts on press packs
Bik is the person who books all our live music acts, promotes them and then does the sound engineering on the night (he is a man of many talents and quite tired). This time of year, we get a flurry … Continue reading