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You like music, we like music, our neighbours not so much! Help us soundproof our roof!
samantha dabb
United Kingdom
2 Team Members


You love music. We love music. Our neighbours...not so much. Help us soundproof the roof.

Iconic South Wales music venue Le Pub has been threatened with closure over noise complaints. 

Le Pub has been a live music venue for 22 years in the heart of Newport City Centre, bringing international bands into Wales for the first time, and supporting and nurturing local talent too. From the first ever Skindred gig, bringing hardcore punk band Trash Talk to the UK, and supporting Kids in Glass Houses from 100 capacity shows through to arena tours. Helping support the local music scene is important to us, as is providing a safe and fun place for friends to gather on the weekend. Voted NME’s best Small Venue in Wales last year, we host everything from hardcore gigs to comedy nights, charity fundraising events and vintage sales, support local business and sell a world class range of ales and spirits unrivaled in the city. 

Unfortunately, this might all change soon. Due to government legislation all complaints have to be investigated and a viable solution for local residents has to be found. As a city centre venue our only option is to minimise any sound pollution through insulation. We have already taken steps towards this goal by installing specialist glass and insulating our skylights. However it looks like this is not enough and we need help to further insulate the roof itself.

We are extremely disappointed in finding ourselves in the position where we are having to crowd fund to ensure our venue stays open. But this is where we are at: Le Pub will not remain open unless we are able to soundproof the building and we need to raise £10,000 to do so. We’re not expecting handouts, and have planned a range of rewards for every donation, as well as a series of events in celebrating everything that Le Pub stands for. From Le Pub branded glasses, cocktail masterclasses, and recording sessions, through to gigs and parties, there’s a range of rewards for everybody.

Visit our #savelepub blog, and submit your own stories of Le Pub

> > lepubisforlovers.tumblr.com < < 

And don't forget to sign the petition to change this legislation!

> > http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/65582 < <

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raised by 493 people in 2 months
101% funded
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£10,000 GBP goal
Flexible Funding This campaign has ended and will receive all funds raised.
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This campaign ended on October 4, 2014
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  • £10GBP
    Branded Le Pub Glass

    A conical pint glass featuring the Le Pub logo and our campaign slogan #savelepub

    58 out of 100 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • £11GBP
    Weekender Saturday Ticket

    A ticket to the Saturday of our Save Le Pub Weekender! Featuring Left Lane Cruiser and The Sick Livers.

    16 out of 25 claimed

    Weekender Sunday Ticket

    A ticket to the Sunday of our Save Le Pub Weekender! Featuring Paper Aeroplanes and Steven James Adams.

    25 out of 25 claimed
  • £15GBP
    Branded glass and ltd ed. beer

    £15 gets you a Le Pub branded glass and a bottle of one off #savelepub beer brewed by Tiny Rebel.

    91 out of 100 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014

    #savelepub t-shirt

    We are releasing a one off limited edition design t-shirt to support our campaign. It will probably feature a cat.

    100 out of 100 claimed
  • £15GBP
    Le Pub trucker cap!

    Get a black trucker hat cap with our logo on the front!

    19 out of 20 claimed
    Estimated delivery: October 2015

    Mclusky ticket only.

    A ticket for the Mclusky & Jarcrew gig on November 8th

    40 out of 40 claimed
  • £20GBP
    Le Pub crew neck sweatshirt

    A navy sweatshirt with white print featuring our famous cat design *Please bear in mind the design contains a naughty swear word

    15 out of 20 claimed
    Estimated delivery: October 2014
  • £25GBP
    Le Pub hoodie

    A black zip up hoodie with our famous cat design in white on the back. Please bear in mind there is a naughty swear word involved in the design!

    14 out of 20 claimed
    Estimated delivery: October 2014

    Mclusky ticket and screenprint

    A ticket for the Mclusky & Jarcrew gig on November 8th plus a very ltd edition screenprint of the poster.

    10 out of 10 claimed

    Mclusky ticket and t shirt

    A ticket for the Mclusky & Jarcrew show plus a one off t shirt designed especially for the show.

    10 out of 10 claimed
  • £27GBP
    A Weekend Pass!

    Grab a bargain and buy a ticket for all three nights of our Save Le Pub Weekender! Details of all the acts can be found at www.lepub.co.uk. It's going to be an amazing weekend and you should be there for all of it!

    3 out of 25 claimed
  • £40GBP
    A cocktail party!

    For £40 per person host a private party in Le Pub. We'll provide a small buffet and we'll teach you how to make (and drink) all of our specialist cocktails. Including the until now top secret Trevor Nelson!

    1 out of 50 claimed

    Mclusy bundle.

    A ticket for the Mclusky & Jarcrew gig on November 8th plus a ltd edition poster screenprint and a one off t shirt designed especially for the gig.

    10 out of 10 claimed

    A dedicated toilet cubicle!

    Donate £75 and we'll dedicate one of toilet cubicles to you! Your cubicle will be identifiable by a brass plaque on the door!

    4 out of 4 claimed
    Estimated delivery: September 2014

    A urinal of your own!

    We'll place a plaque of your name above one of the urinals in the mens toilets. Or name it after a friend!

    4 out of 4 claimed
    Estimated delivery: September 2014
  • £100GBP
    Free entry to gigs for a year!

    Pay for your gigs upfront and save money while helping us out! We'll require a passport photo and send you out a pass enabling you to attend all gigs free for 1 year. This will however exclude charity events.

    5 out of 25 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014

    Name and invent a cocktail!

    You can invent and name your very own Le Pub cocktail! We promise to sell it no matter how horrid you make it. We just can't promise people will buy it!

    2 out of 2 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • £350GBP
    A live video of your band

    For £300 we will record you playing live in Le Pub and edit, mix, master and produce a one track video for you to use to promote your band.

    1 out of 5 claimed
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