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A multi-purpose entertainment space with two music venues, capacities 180 and 620.

Contact: Stuart Ellerker 020 7631 8379 Website
229 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5PN
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What we're looking for

We are open to checking out your music, whatever the genre and seeing if we can do business. We tend to stick to music which is performed live - so do feel free to say hello.

About us

We're a multi-faceted entertainments venue with extensive technical capabilities, handling a wide range of events including: live music, gigs, club nights, private corporate events, fashion shows, student led events, gala dinners, plus other events like this.

In the past 7 years, we've established ourselves as one of London’s leading mid-sized live music venues. 229 falls under the umbrella of International Students House (ISH), providing social, welfare and accommodation facilities for British and overseas students, 365 days per year. Its aims are to promote social and cultural awareness and to facilitate the interaction of students with a view to enhancing international friendship.

How to get a gig

If you wish to apply to play one of our nights please send us the following:

  • A link to a live performance video
  • Links to your social media platforms
  • A short, concise biography of where you have played previously and your achievements to date

Send the above to Stuart Ellerker (Venue Booker) via 

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