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Live Music with a but More
Live music for those who care about budding musicians
'The Luminaire' opened its doors on 1 March 2005. They were sick of the way bands and gig-goers were treated by promoters and venues.
Never understanding why things had to be confrontational, why sound engineers snapped at bands who requested basic things, why people who were supposed to love music were disrespectful to those who made it and those who came to listen.
In fact they still don't understand it, so you wont find any of that behaviour around here.
In February 2006, just eleven months after opening, Time Out magazine named The Luminaire as its Live Venue of The Year.
In March 2007, two years after opening, we won Music Week's UK Venue of The Year award.
So in conclusion, a class place to see a band and get a drink.
Art, Ethics and Chilled Music
Chilled music to enjoy, if you can find the door that is