ECOWorld London offered us this great building and made it safe for the community, our volunteers turned it from an office into a vibrant community space & live music venue in three weeks! Have a look at the process & our great opening event! With gigs and events well under way come and find out more about our unique, welcoming, space in the heart of Woking Town Centre!Read More
Join us on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th October for the Opening Weekend in our brand new home in Woking.
We’ve a great line up of live music, spoken word, poetry, open mic sessions, workshops, talks, stalls and more. Entry is free (donations very welcome) and families welcome during the day. Come down, look around, meet the team and find out more about what we do. The possibilities are endless!
Saturday 14th October
|12.15pm||Global Grooves Foundation African Drumming Demonstrations|
|Sign up on the day if you want to be invovled!|
|2.30pm||Public Sound Check|
|Go behind the scenes and listen to the bands sound check before free gigs start at 4.15pm|
|4.15pm||Carola Baer and Dave Salisbury|
|6pm||The Velveteen Orkestra|
New press release
Planning permission has been granted for Phoenix Cultural Centre CIC’s new temporary home at 32 Goldsworth Road in Woking. Set to open its doors in Autumn 2023, 32 Goldsworth Road will be the centre’s home, with the Cultural Centre recently signing the lease for up to 3 years ahead of EcoWorld redeveloping the site.
The 2,000 sqm space, let on a peppercorn rent, is being refurbished by EcoWorld to make the space accessible and fit for purpose. The space will be an exciting new venue for the Woking community, housing the Fiery Bird Live Music venue which will host live entertainment for up to 250 people...Read More
Phoenix Cultural Centre Secures New Temporary Home at 32 Goldsworth Road
Phoenix Cultural Centre CIC is pleased to announce that it will be moving into a new temporary space at 32 Goldsworth Road in Woking. The space is set to open its doors in Summer 2023, with plans that it will be the centre’s home for at least the next 2 years ahead of EcoWorld redeveloping the site.The 2,000 sqm space, which will be let on a peppercorn rent, will be refurbished by EcoWorld to make the space accessible and fit for purpose. The space will be an exciting new venue for the Woking community, housing the Fiery Bird Live Music venue which will host live entertainment for up to 250 people.
Phoenix Cultural Centre CIC will also hire workspaces for social enterprise startups, and...Read More
Our monthly Sunday afternoon Fiery Bird Showcase continues at The Junction Coffee Shop, Woking
on Sunday 4th September 1pm – 4pm,
with live music from JK Jerome, Jess Tuthill and Marc Woosnam.
Woking’s JK Jerome Singer/songwriter with a love of lyrics and acoustic melodies. Once in a band called Sloes.
Jess Tuthill bringing her Ukulele travels to Woking. Mostly original songs and ditties but really whatever takes her fancy!
Marc Woosnam’s musical roots stem from the Seattle grunge scene and branch out to blues, rock, and folk to give him a unique sound in modern music.
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We won’t be opening for Open Mic night this Monday 18th July but we will be back on the 25th. Sorry for any disappointment but with the extreme heat warning ☀️ we thought it would be safer and more comfortable for everyone. We will look forward to welcoming you back on the 25th.Read More
Our Fiery Bird Showcases continue at The Junction Coffee Shop, Woking on Sunday 7th August from 1pm – 4pm, live music from The Velveteen Orkestra, Mili & Bertie and The Hedge Inspectors.
No stranger to our venues we welcome back The Velveteen Orkestra purveyors of quality alternative folk noir rock and roll. Always a treat.
Alternative pop duo Mili & Bertie are influenced by the likes of Crowded House and Starsailor, the pair bring an authentic and contemporary sound that is somewhat reminiscent of an older era of mainstream pop.
The Hedge Inspectors describe themselves as Acoustic noise makers, with original songs inspired by ‘true’ events
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Our monthly Sunday afternoon Fiery Bird Showcase continues at The Junction Coffee Shop, Woking on Sunday 3rd July 1pm – 4pm, with live music from Tu-Kay & Ryan, Moonlight Foxes and Will Samson.
Acoustic duo Tu-Kay & Ryan are passionate about making music with a positive message.
They are all about rich harmonies and creating a genuine connection with those who come to see them through the universal truths within their songs.
Will Samson is an alternative acoustic upbeat folk singer songwriter who is well known for his protest songs.
Will’s influences include Billy Bragg, Bob Dylan, Frank Turner, Gerry Cinnamon and Woody Guthrie to name a few.
Moonlight Foxes are an award-winning duo based on the Berkshire/Hampshire borders.
Fay Freemantle and Alan Lovegrove hav...
We’ve been getting lots of questions about the opening date of the permanent Phoenix Cultural Centre/Fiery Bird Live Music Venue.
Our current situation is that though we have all of the music equipment ready to put in from our last venue that we had to hand back last year, the new building is a shell.
We were offered a permanent building by Woking Borough Council in 2019 to be handed over with the work to make it accessible and with heat, light, water reconnected and toilets installed, we could then install all of the music equipment from the Fiery Bird we were already running and the transition from one to the other was planned to be immediate.
Subsequently as with many, Covid interrupted these plans and we were also advised that due to Covid the money to complete the works before...Read More
For the last few weeks we have been trundling our equipment across town and heading down to the Junction Coffee Shop for our Open Mic nights and it has been so wonderful to have old and new faces all together again at last.
We’ve had some wonderful performers come down every Monday at 7.30 until 10pm to listen or join us.
Acoustic set up – back line will be provided if required.
All abilities welcome in our traditional Phoenix/Fiery Bird atmosphere
Entry fee is by donation – whatever you can spare.
Whatever your style or level come join us to watch, listen or indeed to join in the fun.
Tea & coffee will be available.
Microphones will be sanitised after each performance.
To find the Junction Coffee Shop turn left out of the station (town side) and you’ll find it on the right! 18 High...