The Trades Club is a socialist members club and music venue in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.
Built in 1923 as a joint enterprise by half a dozen local trade unions & brought back to life in 1982.
‘Venues like the Trades Club make for one of the greatest small scenes we’ve got’ NME
‘The hippest venue in the North’ The Guardian
Loudon Wainwright III | Kristin Hersh | Slaves | Joan As Police Woman | Steve Mason | Teleman | Dub Pistols | Kiran Leonard | Damien Dempsey | The Beat | Ben Watt Band with Bernard Butler | Martha Tilston | The James Taylor Quartet | Jeffrey Lewis | Teddy Thompson and more..
Recent guests include
Patti Smith | Mark Lanegan | Teenage Fanclub | Laura Marling | Ezra Furman | The Fall | Edwyn Collins | Killing Joke | The Unthanks | Marc Almond | Frank Turner | St Etienne | I Am Kloot | Thurston Moore | The Go! Team | Beth Orton | Tess Parks & Anton Newcombe | Lee Scratch Perry | Fat White Family | Donovan | Mick Head | Martha Wainwright | British Sea Power | Julian Cope | CocoRosie | Buzzcocks | Sleaford Mods | Ian McCulloch | Badly Drawn Boy | Temples | Heaven 17 | Public Service Broadcasting | Blanck Mass | George Ezra | TOY | Peter Hook & The Light | Ron Sexsmith | Cherry Ghost | British Sea Power | The Wedding Present | Robyn Hitchcock | Palma Violets | Rae Morris | Peter Perrett | The Magic Numbers | Laetitia Sadier | Jane Weaver | Wolfgang Flür [Kraftwerk] | Reverend & The Makers | Nic Jones | Hookworms | Seth Lakeman | Villagers | The Staves | Bill Ryder-Jones | Camera Obscura | WIRE | Josh T Pearson | This Is The Kit | Andrew Weatherall | Terry Hall | Mr Scruff | Loop | Jim Jones Revue | Moon Duo | King Creosote | Stornoway | James Lavelle | Villagers | Wilko Johnson | The High Llamas | Jeffrey Lewis | The Handsome Family | Tracey Thorn | Ed Harcourt | Tunng | Blossoms | John Bramwell | Damo Suzuki | Jimi Goodwin | Clinic | Jon Ronson | Cerys Matthews | The Silver Seas | Steve Tilston | Africa Express | Smoke Fairies | Dead Meadow | Turin Brakes | Colin Blunstone | Kevin Rowland | Glenn Tilbrook | ERC Feat Maxine Peake | Stereo MCs | Sonic Boom | Viv Albertine | Scritti Politti | The Wytches | The Pretty Things | Art Brut | Lloyd Cole | System 7 | The Strypes | Robyn Hitchcock | Mark Thomas | Sonic Boom | Mike Watt | Luke Haines | Andy Kershaw | Jah Wobble & Keith Levene | Malcolm Middleton | Don Letts | Martin Carthy | Mike Joyce | M O N E Y | Jim White | Jerry Dammers | Laetitia Sadier | The Orb | Adam Buxton | Chuck Prophet | C Duncan | Laura Veirs | The Voyeurs | Ren Harvieu | Inspiral Carpets | Fairport Convention | Barry Adamson | BC Camplight | Richard Dawson