Team

It takes a lot of amazing people to run Scotland’s biggest nightclub, from HQ staff and club management to DJ’s, bartenders, sound and light technicians, glass collectors and cleaners.

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LIANNE

General Manager

✉ lianne@hfents.com

Bio:

I have worked with the company for 8 years. Started off as bar staff in the Tunnel Nightclub and worked up to management. I transferred to The Garage 5 years ago and continued to expand my experience and currently am the General Manager of the venue. Most of my experience has come through working for Hold Fast.

Favourite Music:

I enjoy many styles of music but do love a good 80’s playlist especially on a night out.

Top Destinations:

I enjoy seeing new places and love trying different types of food. Thailand was a beautiful place that I visited not long ago and my next trip will be to Las Vegas and Miami and will hopefully be seeing the Grand Canyon by helicopter when visiting.

IAIN

General Manager

✉ iain@hfents.com

Bio:

I’ve been with The Garage for 5 years, working my way up to GM. Before that I managed other venues and I used to DJ for quite a few years. I also have a degree in music business!

Favourite Music:

I like everything from Neil Young to ABBA but really I’m just a big emo kid at heart.

Top Destinations:

USA every bloody time.

EUAN

Assistant General Manager 

✉ euan@hfents.com

Bio:

I have worked in The Garage since I was 18. For the past 2 years, I’ve been an assistant manager at The Garage. Before that, I worked my way up on the bar.

Favourite Music:

I will listen to pretty much anything except from heavy metal/screaming bands don’t quite understand that style of music.

Top Destinations:

I would love to go to Australia and Dubai to go skydiving. If I had the chance I would like to go travelling at some point later on in life to visit as many places as possible.

KELLY

Trainee Assistant General Manager 

✉ kelly@hfents.com

Bio:

I was recently promoted to assistant trainee manager. Previously front of house manager, previously facilities co-ordinator, chargehand cleaner and chargehand glass collector. Been here for over 10 years so gradually worked my way up and have had a hand nearly all aspects of club. Previous degree in Fashion Business. Recently achieved Diploma in Egyptology, and I’m now studying a Masters’ degree in Ancient Cultures.

Favourite Music:

Wide range in music; classical-Beethoven, ska/punk- Less Than Jake, bit of rock/metal- Faith No More and Iron Maiden.

Top Destinations:

Never been on holiday but would love to go to Italy!

KELMAN

PR & Marketing Manager

✉ kelman@hfents.com

Bio:

I’ve worked with hold fast for four years now. Prior to that I was studying English at university of Strathclyde where I got a wee piece of paper that says I know things and stuff about dots and dashes. I also ran external club nights across the town (Flying Duck and the Record Factory) before becoming a part of the joyous oddballs at The Garage.

Favourite Music:

Indie with a wee slice of pop punk and techno dunked nicely in house.

Top Destinations:

Berlin and Brooklyn are a tie.

LESLEY

Graphic Designer

✉ lesley@hfents.com

Bio:

I left school when I was 16 to study beauty therapy at college. After quickly realising that wasn’t the subject for me, I went on to study interactive media. I have been pursuing a career in graphic design for 5+ years.

Favourite Music:

Classic rock, 60’s folk & Lana Del Ray

Top Destinations:

Visit Hobbiton (I’m a bit obsessed with Lord of the Rings).

HAYLEY

Digital Media Manager

✉ hayley@hfents.com

Bio:

I grew up on the east coast of the Scottish borders and moved up to Glasgow to study media and communication. I fell in love with the city and have been here since. I have been working for the company for almost 2 years, starting out as a PR supervisor. I love exploring in my free time, but equally enjoy cosying up in bed with a good film!

Favourite Music:

Everything that isn’t too screamy!

Top Destinations:

I love Rome. I also want to go to see the Northern Lights and go to New York City for New Year.