The Basement Door: Finally we are coming back to LIVE gigs...

This Saturday:

The Basement Door is very excited to be holding BOTB Finals on 24 July 2021 at The Exchange, Twickenham! 


The Exchange is a Covid-secure venue. For the protection and well-being of all, we ask all attendees to please observe the following Covid-related measures:


Please take a lateral flow test before arriving, if possible, and do not enter with symptoms       (even if mild) or need to self-isolate for any reason.

Check-in with the QR codes provided, or manually with staff.

Remain seated in your seats during the event, only leaving your seat to use the facilities.

Maintain social distancing; avoid mingling with people other than the group with whom you arrived.

Wear a face covering at all times except when seated, unless exempt.

Wash hands beforehand and regularly; use hand sanitiser where provided.


Please read the safety and hygiene measures set out   here:

See our What's On page for details of band nights, acoustic nights and all the other stuff.

Training, work experience and gigs for young people aged 12 to 22!


Training is now active on our gig nights as practical training. This will enhance and speed up the training and certification process. We are so proud of the team of young people who come every week to set up run and pack down our events, they always have fun meet new people see new bands and experience a live working environment.


Looking to volunteer? See our contact page for more info.

AQA Unit Award certification for young people

"Our UK qualifications are highly valued by employers and universities around the world. They are taught mainly in schools and colleges and include GCSEs, AS and A-levels, the Extended Project Qualification, the AQA Baccalaureate, Tech-levels and Technical Awards." AQA Education


Ham Parade Market: 1st Saturday of each month


Are you a  solo artist or a band aged 13 to 19?

Do you want to play at one of our gigs? 

Contact us.

We provide backline, venue, sound techs and PA so you can just book in, turn up, sound check and play.


Most events are held on Fridays from 7.30 - 11pm.

Check the What's On page for upcoming events. 

We try to put on gigs every week for young people and also a variety of local events such as RAA Fireworks display, St Margarets Fair, St George's Day Parade in Whitton etc.

Check out the What's On page for upcoming gigs and our News page for local events.