The global COVID-19 pandemic has created a very uncertain landscape for millions of British small businesses, which is going to make it very challenging for businesses to survive. Together we can help them.
Crowdfunder are offering up their platform to allow all UK small businesses to pre-sell their meals, events, hotel bookings etc. for cash now on a promise to redeem these at a later date.
We are part of a national imitative launched by the music venue trust to prevent the closure of 100s of independent music venues. Please support our campaign.
We're extremely proud to be part of an organisation that helps to support UK Music Venues - as an independent grassroots music venue their guidance is invaluable, especially at this time!
Our UK venues face permanent closure because they are unable to generate enough income to cover even their reduced costs during this lockdown period. The majority of their income is raised by ticket sales and bar sales - both of which are at an all-time low or non-existent due to the forced closure of the venues.
They have made efforts to raise extra funds via online merchandise sales and we are so grateful that people are supporting venues by doing this.
Any money raised through this fundraiser over our target will be given to Music Venue Trust's nationwide pot to help save the UK's venues from closure.
Our half of your kind donations will be used to help cover the following immediate costs:
- Staff that we are unable to furlough who are desperately trying to keep the venue alive and kicking for the future
- Financial help for our freelance DJs/engineers/crew
- Rent that we are unable to get a holiday period from via our Landlord
- Essential running costs that are a legal/safety requirement
If we hit our target, it will be a massive help to protect other venues just like ours, right across the country.