Each of these venues have been open and supportive by letting us use their space. All have offered the free opportunity to put on talks, food and music. Good people, good places…
The whole Ragged University project set out to discover how we could use available infrastructure to develop open learning events via a community of people interested in lifelong learning.
Here you can see a few of the many examples of local places which were happy to support community events when we asked. All without money. Generally owners and managers of small businesses are warm and approachable when presented with a clear ask which is uncommercial. It only takes a conversation and you can create your own events in your area…
Click the red markers to locate the venues on the map. Click the More Details link to find out more about the individual venues we have used.
|Brassmonkey||14 Drummond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9TU, United Kingdom||A venue that loves cinema, with film posters adorning the walls and a cinema room in the back.|
|Palatine Bar||97 Stoke Newington Road, Shacklewell, Dalston, London, N16 8BX||Venue with a focus on great music and quality real ales brought in from micro brewerys Brodie’s of Leyton and Ha’penny of Ilford|
|The Blind Poet||32 West Nicolson St, Edinburgh, EH8 9DD||A hidden gem of a pub with regular events and jovial staff|
|The Castle Hotel||66 Oldham St, Manchester, M4 1LE||Some of the best beer in the best settings you can find a la Manchester|
|The Counting House||38 West Nicolson St, Edinburgh, EH8 9DD||A beautiful wood panelled function suite in the centre of town with its own bar|
|The Meadows Bar||42-44 Buccleuch St, Edinburgh, EH8 9LP, United Kingdom||Tucked in next to Edinburgh University, a pub spread across two floors. Now changed hands|
|The Pear Tree House||38 West Nicolson St, Edinburgh, EH8 9DD||A nice traditional pub in the centre of town with a large beer garden|
|TV21||10 Thomas St, Manchester M4 1DH||This is Manchester's modern myth themed watering hole with a bat-cave|