The Info List - MAMA Group

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MAMA & COMPANY is a live music and lifestyle entertainment company which was founded in 2005 and owns and operates a number of live music venues and festivals in the United Kingdom.

The company's portfolio includes six London
venues and three regional venues: Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen , The Forum in Kentish Town , The Garage in Islington , The Institute in Birmingham, The Ritz in Manchester and The Arts Club in Liverpool. The venues range in capacities from 300 to 2,300.

In addition, MAMA operates festivals and events which include Lovebox (London), Wilderness (Oxfordshire), The Great Escape (Brighton), Somersault (North Devon), GlobalGathering (Stratford-upon-Avon), Godskitchen and Future Gods events.


On 11 June 2007, the company purchased the Hammersmith Apollo and The Forum . The same year, MAMA Group acquired Mean Fiddler Holdings Limited the company which owned The Jazz Café, The Garage, The Borderline and held a majority share in G-A-Y.

On 6 March 2008, the group acquired The Picture House, Edinburgh from Luminar Liquid Limited, a subsidiary of Luminar Group Holdings plc. On 1 April 2008 MAMA acquired The Ins