Leeds clubbers will have a new place to worship as of 30th September, with the launch of new venue, Church.
As we reported back in July's issue of DJ Mag, Church is new project of Back To Basics founder, Dave Beer, former New Order bassist and Factory Records and Haçienda owner, Peter Hook, and Aaron Mellor, the brains behind Digital Newcastle.
Located on Woodhouse Lane, the venue features a main club area, outdoor terrace, vicarage converted into a "fully creative space" (which will house the Back To Basics Music Academy) and 500-capacity chapel, which host club and live music events, offer food, and hold cooking classes in association with Get Baked, various street food vendors and also Zest, a local charity funded by Jamie Oliver’s Cooking School.
“English clubbing has become substandard with everywhere being the same,” says Beer. “There’s no individuality. This is going to be a safe space for all with no attention to detail spared. Once you’re through the hallowed doors, you’ll be somewhere otherworldly. Somewhere to express yourself and lose your inhibitions... Expect the unexpected. We are looking forward to giving something back. Come and do your thing, you know the dance. We love you”.
So far, line-ups for October through December include the likes of Paradise with Jamie Jones, wAFF and Richy Ahmed, several Back To Basics parties (such as Halloween, 25th Anniversary and Damian Lazarus), and Cave Rave with Santé and Sidney Charles.
Connect with Church on Facebook for more details and check out the current events schedule below.
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