London's Lost Music Venues: A Wistful Photographic Tour

London's Lost Music Venues: A Wistful Photographic Tour
Photo credit: Paul Talling.

It's always big news at Londonist HQ when a new book by Paul Talling's released. The urban explorer — and author of Derelict London — has a talent for getting behind the scenes, under the skin and generally all over the forgotten, abandoned or crumbling nooks and crannies of this city.

His new book, London's Lost Music Venues, takes on the city's smaller, beloved and gone-but-not-forgotten gig spaces. The book features photos, old adverts and tickets for smaller, club-sized venues: see a wistful sample below.

The Nashville Rooms - a Fulham institution

Wardour Street's Wag Club

The sticky-floored Limelight near Piccadilly Circus

Sir George Robey in Finsbury Park

Heavy metal haven — The Ruskin Arms in East Ham

Photo credit: Paul Talling.

Buy your copy of London's Lost Music Venues here.

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Last Updated 06 July 2020