Plight of the Vault makes ITV news


20 Aug 20
by Nathon Jones

Trad Music Trust Chairperson Carmel Jones speaking to ITV News

On Friday 14th August, ITV News visited staff and members of the Board of Trustees of Trad Music Trust at the charity's Vault Arts Centre which opened in November 2019 but promptly had to close in March 2020 because of Covid-19. Their piece looks at the plight of venues in the South of Scotland.

We would like to say a huge thanks to reporter Bruce MacKenzie for their acknowledgement of the plight of small music venues in the South of Scotland and for their support in brining this to the public's attention.

You can watch the piece again, which aired on ITV on Monday 17th August, by clicking the button below.

Watch again on ITV News

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