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