Provided you've not been living under a rock for the last few years, you'll be painfully aware of the fact that clubs are closing around the UK at an alarming rate, with over half the country's nightspots shutting down over the course of the past decade. It's a story that we're deeply familiar with here at THUMP and VICE, so we've decided to take a closer look at what happens when the spaces we once partied in have been locked off.
The result is a brand new documentary starring Clive Martin which drops this coming Monday. Exploring how and why illegal raves are more vital than ever to a landscape in which hedonism is becoming more and more restricted, Locked Off takes us deep into Welsh woods and the most eastern reaches of London to seek out the forests and warehouses which are offering the nation's youth a viable alternative.
Watch the trailer below:
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Locked Off arrives on VICE and THUMP on Monday 23rd of May.