Why did we start venues4hire.org

Originally we wanted to work with community and village halls. Two of us had some experience with trying to help a village hall get some funding and start to improve its marketing. We realised that the hall needed money, and apart from grants it was all about getting more people to book the venue for longer and pay for it. We appreciated that the people running the venue were all volunteers and these seemed to come and go as often as he tides changed, (or so it seemed). So our idea was to ...
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Are we losing too many venues that encourage live music?

In a recent article published in the Guardian newspaper entitled "The slow death of music venues in cities " the question being asked is are too many music venues being lost? The article focuses on venues in large cities, but what about out of the cities? Does your area have a great venue that features live music? Or has the live music scene been closed down by bylaws, venues shutting down, or just a lack of interest in people going along to listen to up and coming bands? We would love to ...
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