Trades Club needs your help to win

Patti Smith playing at the Trades Club, Hebden Bridge
Patti Smith playing at the Trades Club, Hebden Bridge

The Trades Club has issued a call to arms for people to vote for them in their quest to become the NME Small Venue of the Year.

The members run club on Holme Street has made the shortlist of the nationwide competition for three consecutive years and they are determined to finally win the crown.

Recently, the club has drawn in big names including Patti Smith, Ian McCullough, Martha Wainwright, Buzzcocks, the Fall and Joy Division’s Peter Hook

Trades Club Promotions Manager, Mal Campbell said: “No other club of our size has ever pulled off this hat trick so this we are determined to finally win it, but we need the help of everyone in Calder Valley plus all their friends to win.

“If every one of the thousands of people who have been to gigs or events voted for we would romp home but we really need people to take a few seconds to log on and vote.

“Last year’s winners ran a very effective online campaign to win and we are confident that local people will support us as they have always done.”

To cast your vote, visit