The 343 is part of a national initiative launched by Music Venue Trust to prevent the closure of hundreds of independent music venues.
Our venue faces closure because as well as cancelling all concerts and fundraising events, our studio members are currently unable to utilise their spaces. Being predominantly freelance artists and musicians facing massive cancellations of work, our members and volunteers will not be able to afford to keep The 343 open by themselves.
Your donations will be used to allow us to pay our rent, and be able to reopen in the future. As well as to cover the running costs of our online radio station, and to be able to reschedule cancelled events as livestreams, while still honouring the artists' fees.
If we hit our target, and we can prevent the closure of our venue, everything above the amount we need will be donated to the Music Venue Trust GMV Crisis Fund to protect other venues just like ours, right across the country.