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Thread #144213   Message #3333514
Posted By: Vic Smith
04-Apr-12 - 07:11 AM
Thread Name: EFDSS The Full English (Folk Archive)Lottery Grant
Subject: RE: EFDSS Receives big Lottery Grant
£585,400! - Bloody hell!

Having Alan James as the new chairman can't have hindered this decision.

More good news for EFDSS as Cecil Sharp House gets a high ranking in a "Time Out" poll of Top London Venues:-

The EFDSS website says of this:-
Time Out London has revealed its first annual list of London's Top 20 Live Music Venues, as voted for by Londoners on

Union Chapel in Islington topped the poll, followed closely by Cecil Sharp House in 2nd place. Thanks to everyone who voted!
Top 10 London Best Live Music Venue, as voted for by readers of Time Out

1.    Union Chapel

2.    Cecil Sharp House

3.    The Windmill

4.    The Lexington

5.    Brixton Academy

6.    Koko

7.    Royal Albert Hall

8.    The Vortex Jazz Club

9.    Roundhouse

10. Alexandra Palace

Tim Arthur, Editor-in-Chief of Time Out London, said, "The results of our Time Out London poll reveal just how diverse the capital's music scene is. Union Chapel is one of the most beautiful settings to enjoy live music in London and has a totally unique atmosphere. It's great to see Cecil Sharp House scoring so highly, riding on the wave of the folk music revival currently sweeping the country."

Tim Arthur?? Son of Dave? Can anyone confirm this?