Festival Venues

Calverley Grounds

The home of Local & Live for 2019!

Tunbridge Wells Forum

Since 1993 an immense range of musicians, comedians, poets, artists, theatre and dance performers – from near and far – have been entertaining the intimate audiences of the independent music and arts venue The Forum in Tunbridge Wells – winner of the ‘NME Small Venue of the Year 2012’ award.

The Spa Hotel

Situated in 14 acres of picturesque grounds on the edge of Royal Tunbridge Wells, The Spa is a family run Hotel offering 70 well appointed and individually styled bedrooms. The hotel has a long established history within the town, and is named as such after the Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells.

The Local & Live stage on August Bank Holiday Monday will be in the grounds of the Hotel.

The Bedford

Local & Live is delighted to be working with The Bedford Pub in association with The Jay Harmer Foundation and The Acoustic Valium Project. See individual events for details.

An award-winning traditional pub next to Tunbridge Wells station.

Eleven  cask ales, local cider, premium spirits and wine.

Live music every Saturday evening and monthly on Sundays. The famous pub quiz is returning soon!

Open now: Vale Vault Wine & Cocktail Bar. Available for private hire and coming soon, cocktail masterclass parties. Enquire for more details!



Cassidy’s (Castle Street stage)

Sports Bar in the heart of the High Street.

Cassidy’s has been called ‘Cassidy’s’ for 17+ years.  Previously to this it was ‘Buffalo Bills’ and prior to that ‘The Village’ and many moons ago ‘The Streets of London.’

Enjoy all your favourite sports live on four screens including a large screen, with a large variety of beers from Carling to the smooth Guinness Porter.

The Royal Oak

Traditional pub in Tunbridge Wells. Warm, welcoming atmosphere! Come join us for a tipple some time!