Council revoke license following drug death...

Birmingham City Council have revoked The Rainbow's license, forcing the venue to close.

The venue has sat at the hub of Birmingham's underground dance scene for some time, with an influence that extends across the country.

The tragic death of a young clubber in a drugs related incident forced Birmingham City Council to re-consider the venue's license, and following a hearing this has now been withdrawn.

Forced to shut their doors, the team at the Rainbow have 21 days to construct and submit an appeal, with support coming in from across the clubbing pantheon:

Fans have launched a petition to show their support – sign it HERE.

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