Declan McKenna is playing a gig to help save his local community centre

Good ol' Deccers.
Former Dork cover star Declan McKenna is playing a show in support of his hometown community centre in Wormley, which is currently under threat of sale by the local council.

The last-minute, stripped-back set will take place on Thursday, 2nd November, with over half the ticket allocation reserved for the local community.

Speaking of the event, Declan says: “Seeing centres such as this neglected, under threat, and disappearing – as has happened locally at Wolsey Hall in my hometown of Cheshunt – is really saddening. What I want to see is the embracing of these local halls and venues for the community, which are run by and for local people.

“We need accessible community based projects now more than ever and what could be a chance to champion that locally, could very soon be replaced by flats. That’s why we’re playing this show, to try and encourage more local people to get excited about what our local towns can be, and ultimately for me to try and start really putting my talk into action in regards to community – by starting at home.”

Declan’s debut album, ‘What Do You Think About The Car?’ is out now. He’s touring the release right now, catch him at:


30 NORWICH Waterfront

31 SHEFFIELD Leadmill


01 BRISTOL Bierkeller Bristol


07 KEELE University SU

08 BELFAST Limelight 2

09 LIVERPOOL Arts Club

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