Shout About London
About This Show
Have you ever been on a wicked night out in London and thought to yourself: who the hell came up with this? Are you lost in a huge city and somehow always behind on what’s going on? Maybe you’re searching for new friends and unique experiences. Or are you a young wannabe entrepreneur on the lookout for inspiration and motivation?
The founders of London centric events company Shout About London bring you a weekly Podcast introducing you to ‘the people to see, in the places to be, in this great city of ours’. Taking you behind the scenes with some of the capital’s most innovative minds, Shout About take you on a one-way trip into the beating heart of London.
Get to know the men and women responsible for your over-indulgence and entertainment. Find out what’s happening over the coming weeks and where you should be. Learn from the successes and failures of people you can relate to. No pre-set question and answers, just real people, engaged in genuine conversation.
Sure, London is the place to be, but only if you have a place to go..
Most Recent Episode
The growth of Swingers
1 day ago
Indoor crazy golf courses are no longer a novelty. They’ve popped up in Hackney, Stratford, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, Stokey, Battersea, even Canary Wharf. But who leads the market? And why? Swingers Co-founder, Matt Grech-Smith, joins Shout About to talk about their journey from a warehouse punt, to the peak of a burgeoning trend. Also, hear some exciting details on their new West London site, due to open March 2018. 00:30 Recap of last weeks episode 02:00 What happens in London last week 09:00 This weeks theme: Swingers 11:00 Introducing Matt from Swingers 12:18 Matts background and growing a student brand 15:04 How that lead to Crazy Golf and the original pop up 16:25 The Institute of Competitive Socialising 17:15 The first site and getting people there 20:30 Initial funding 22:07 The name 23:12 Becoming a permanent venue 25:30 The style of the venue 27:40 Biggest challenges 30:25 Successes 32:00 Getting the right staff 34:25 Costs times and dates 35:47 An in depth description of the new venue opening in March 2018 43:55 Who entertains the entertainers 46:55 Social Media for Swingers 48:10 Recap of Matt from Swingers 50:50 The Weekly Shout 56:34 The Weekly Thank You’s 57:00 Social Media You can reach the guests here Twitter:@SwingersLDN Instagram:@SwingersLDN Facebook:@SwingersLDN Web: www.swingersldn.com Venues mentioned: The Bedford Live Talent Banq Long Arm Brewery Shuffle Club Bull in a China Shop Ballie Ballerson Pug L’chateux Zap Space 100 Wardour Street Shuffle Club The Delaunay Hoppers Bob Bob Richard Bob Bob Exchange Mr Foggs Residence Christmas Carols in Trafalgar Square Christmas Canopy Market Mike end vintage store Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen Give us a Shout on #ShoutAbout Instagram: ShoutAboutLondon Facebook: ShoutAboutLDN Twitter: ShoutAboutLDN