Vote for Woodlands as Best British venue

DO YOU enjoy gigs in the Woodlands Centre? Well, now is your chance to let the UK know by voting for it in the NME ‘Britain’s Best Small Venue’ competition.

The music mag has launched a search for the best venue with a capacity 500 and under in a new campaign to highlight the importance of such venues to bands and music scenes.

The voting for your best small venue is now open and you can cast your vote for the Woodlands Centre by logging onto

Voting closes on May 11, after which a short-list will be announced. A panel of artists and experts will then pick one overall winner which will be declared Britain’s Best Small Venue on June 14.

Let’s make it the Woodlands! Get voting now!