Help The Hug & Pint survive the Corona Crisis

by The Hug and Pint in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Help The Hug & Pint survive the Corona Crisis
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On 24th March 2020 we successfully raised £12,061 with 417 supporters in 7 days

In light of the current situation regarding Coronavirus, The Hug and Pint needs YOUR help to survive the crisis - Please read! x

by The Hug and Pint in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Hi everyone,

The Hug and Pint needs your help.

In light of the current situation regarding COVID-19/Coronavirus, The Hug and Pint will close from Tuesday 17 March until further notice. 

As always, the safety and health of staff, customers, artists and all others is of the utmost importance. However, this incredibly difficult decision has not been made lightly, and our focus now needs to be on protecting the future of the venue and doing our best to ensure staff welfare.

Like so many other small, independent businesses, we now face an unpredictable and potentially very grave future and we need your help. 

Put simply: without support and action during these times, The Hug and Pint will NOT survive and its staff will be placed in a vulnerable financial position. 

With this in mind, we will set up a Hardship Fund for staff in order to support them while the venue is closed.

All funds raised on this page will be used to support staff financially while trying to safeguard and protect the future of the venue.

With any luck, we can soften the blow of the forthcoming challenges for our staff, and keep ourselves afloat long enough for there to be a business and jobs for staff to return to.

At this point, while we understand that so many others are facing similarly uncertain times, we are encouraging everyone in the community and beyond who is able to and and wants to play a part in safeguarding the future of The Hug, to please donate generously to this fund.

In return we will be offering Hug and Pint-related items and other incentives for larger donations, should you be able to help.

We appreciate your help and support in this unusual and unpredictable time, more than you’ll ever know. 

With any luck, we’ll see you at our place again soon enough! 

Until then, take care of each other, Much love to you all.

The Hug and Pint

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This project offers rewards in return for your donation. Please select a reward below.

£15 or more

Hug and Pint Mug

Enjoy tea or coffee out of one of our beloved Hug & Pint Mugs

£15 or more

Hug and Pint Tote Bag

Tote Bag with our beloved Hug & Pint Design

£20 or more

£20 Meal Voucher

To be used when business is open/ takeout

£20 or more

The Hug and Pint Recipe Book (digital copy)

Be taught the secrets of some of our favourite dishes from our award-winning chefs.

£30 or more

Hug and Pint T-Shirt

The perfect outfit to show your support of your favourite little venue x

£30 or more

12 of 120 claimed

Ticket to The Hug & Pint’s 5th Birthday Party

Ticket to our annual birthday party, hosted by Detour, with secret line-up - date TBC. Previous acts to have played our secret birthday lineups include Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit, Admiral Fallow, We Were Promised Jetpacks, BMX Bandits, Paws, Bossy Love, Be Charlotte, Free Love, Yummy Fur, Spook School and RM Hubbert and many more!

£30 or more

Print of old Hug & Pint Gig of your choice

Remember when Mitski, Big Thief or Jenny Hval played at the Hug & Pint? You can order a print of the original poster of ANY Hug & Pint show now on high quality, heavy weight paper. Just let us know which one!

£50 or more

12 of 100 claimed

The Hug and Pint Recipe Book (physical copy)

Be taught the secrets of some of our favourite dishes from our award-winning chefs.

£70 or more

Framed A3 print of Hug & Pint gig of your choice

Professionally framed, high quality A3 print on high quality, heavy duty paper, of any Hug & Pint show.

£100 or more

4 of 200 claimed

Hug & Pint Silver Ticket

Entry to 10 Hug and Pint Gigs for 1 year from when the venue re-opens.

£200 or more

3 of 100 claimed


Entry to every Hug and Pint Gig for 1 year from when the venue re-opens.

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