491 nightclubs have shut permanently in England in the past six years.
According to figures given to Radio 1 Newsbeat by UK Hospitality, a quarter of all clubs in the country have closed since 2015. Records indicate there were 1,694 clubs in England in 2015 and 1,203 in February this year.
Printworks has announced details of its reopening weekender, scheduled to take place in September.
Taking place from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th September, the “Redacted” reopening parties will see the London venue going “back to basics”. There will be no line-up announcements and no official filming or cameras allowed on the dancefloor. The idea, Printworks says, is to “focus firmly on the music for a pure celebration of club culture”.
The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) has issued a statement in response to a number of key London clubs missing out on funding as part of the latest wave of money to be shared out from the government's Culture Recovery Fund.
Human Traffic Live has been postponed.
Due to take place over three weeks between 22nd May and 13th June at London’s Printworks, the immersive Human Traffic Live experience has been postponed indefinitely, following the global outbreak of coronavirus, or COVID-19. The news follows Boris Johnson's announcement during Friday (20th) afternoon's address to the nation that all nightclubs must close with immediate effect, due to the spread of the virus.
The line-up for Trade's Human Traffic Live party has been announced.
The London club, which closed in 2008 after 18 years of parties, will return for a special one-off event at London's Printworks featuring Nicole Moudaber, Monika Kruse, Boris, and Pagano. The event, which will take place on May 24th, will form part of the LGBTQ+ club institution's 30th anniversary celebrations.