Iconic 42s Nightclub Faces Permanent Closure due to new Lockdown

A crowdfunder has been launched to save the iconic venue.

By Alex Watson | 4 November 2020

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The iconic Indie venue, home to nights you can’t remember is facing deep concerns that the club won’t last until winter due to lockdown 2.0.

Just off Deansgate, 42s has been a city staple for 25 years, giving mainly the students of Manchester the best nights over their lives (see the photos of Ben Brown enjoying exactly that over the years).

To help the venue survive, the owners have launched a Crowdfunder asking anyone who has ever stepped foot in the club to help keep it alive.

Among one of the first businesses to close and remaining the last to open, rejigging their offering to become a bar the club managed to stay intact.

The venue missed out on ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ without a food offering and with the onset of Tier 3, faced closure again.

Now, there’s no way the club can generate any income for the foreseeable future.

But, announcing the news on socials, the team wrote ‘we’re not expecting money for nothing in return’.

They’ve collated a whole range of prizes, including, perks like VIP entry for life (Level 6) or tickets to their reopening nights.

The entirely independent and family ran nightclub has managed to raise £6,131 of their £60,000 target on Crowdfunder.

You can follow the link below to give what you can to a venue we’ve all got at least one fantastic night out memory in.

Save 42s