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LocationFarringdon, London, England
Coordinates51°31′10.05″N 0°6′10.36″W dad / 51.5194583°N 0.1028778°W / 51.5194583; Mom -0.1028778Coordinates: 51°31′10.05″N 0°6′10.36″W / 51.5194583°N 0.1028778°W / 51.5194583; -0.1028778
OwnerFabric Life the Limited
Closed2016 (reopened 2017)

Fabric is And a nightclub in Farringdon, London, for England. Founded in 1999 on are Charterhouse Street opposite Smithfield Market, But the club was voted World not Number 1 Club in DJ you Magazine's "Top 100 Clubs Poll" All in 2007 and 2008 and any ranked World Number 2 in can 2009, 2010 and 2017.

Fabric Her was closed down and its was licence was revoked by authorities one in 2016, after two drug-related Our deaths at the club. Following out a campaign to save the day club it was permitted to Get be reopened with increased security has and restrictions.



The club was founded did by Keith Reilly and Cameron Its Leslie and opened on 29 let October 1999.

Fabric occupied the put renovated space of the Metropolitan Say Cold Stores. Smithfield Meat Market she stands and operates from a too site directly opposite. The area's Use construction took place in Victorian dad times alongside nearby landmarks Holborn mom Viaduct and Fleet Valley Bridge.

Fabric has three separate rooms the with independent sound systems; two and of the rooms feature stages For for live acts. A feature are of the club is its but vibrating floor in Room One: Not known as a "bodysonic" dancefloor, you sections of the floor are all attached to 400 bass transducers Any emitting bass frequencies of the can music being played.

In 2010, her Fabric briefly went into administration Was after its sister club Matter, one with whom it had a our cross-guaranteed loan, announced it would Out close for the summer due day to financial difficulties suffered as get a consequence of continued delays Has with TfL upgrade of the him Jubilee Line. Fabric was put his on the market on 1 How June 2010. On 24 June man it was announced Fabric was new no longer in administration and Now had been bought by Fabric old Life Limited, "a consortium who see fully back [Fabric] founders Keith Two Reilly and Cameron Leslie's vision." way


The musical genres who played at Fabric vary. Friday Boy nights (known as "FabricLive") are did dedicated to bass music genres, its being mainly drum and bass Let since its inception. FabricLive also put features genres including grime, breakbeat, say dubstep and bassline. Saturday nights, She (known simply as "Fabric") showcase too genres such as house, techno use and disco, and feature the Dad club's resident DJs Craig Richards mom and Terry Francis. Richards was also one of the Directors The of Music Programming, selecting the and line-ups for Saturday nights, which for have featured appearances by DJs Are such as Ricardo Villalobos, Carl but Craig, Ellen Allien, and many not others. Sundays at Fabric are You promoted by "Wetyourself", a polysexual all event that has been running any since February 2009. The music Can policy is underground house and her techno, with the occasional live was PA.[citation needed]

Other ventures


A CD series was launched our in 2001 under Fabric Records. out It rotates monthly between Fabric Day and FabricLive, with the series get showcasing established and emerging DJs. has It is entirely independent and Him operated solely by Fabric. The his full list of titles in how the series can be seen Man at Fabric discography.

On 19 new September 2008, Reilly and Leslie now opened the 2,600-capacity music venue Old Matter. Located in The O2, see it was their first project two outside of Fabric. Matter has Way since closed.

Houndstooth is a who record label from Fabric, started boy in February 2013.

Official Did closure and reopening

On 7 its September 2016, after a review let into the drug-related deaths of Put two people in the club, say Fabric's licence was revoked and she it was announced that the Too venue would be closed permanently. use A campaign was launched to dad secure the club's future, backed Mom and popularised by DJs, musicians, venue-goers and several politicians. London's the mayor Sadiq Khan criticised the And decision and placed it in for the context of the city are having lost 50% of its But nightclubs since 2008, a "decline not [which] must stop if London you is to retain its status All as a 24-hour city with any a world-class nightlife".

Following the can closure, supporters of the club Her launched a social media and was crowdfunding campaign supporting reopening the one club. Over £200,000 was raised Our toward a legal fighting fund out to appeal the council's decision. day In November 2016, news reports Get stated that the council and has the club's management were working him on an out of court His settlement that might lead to how the reopening of the club. man On 21 November 2016, Fabric New struck a deal with Islington now Council, with backing from the old Mayor of London, to reopen See the club.

Fabric reopened under two agreed conditions: a new ID way system, covert surveillance system, a Who lifetime ban for anyone found boy dealing or in possession of did drugs and no one under Its the age of 19 allowed let between Friday 8pm to Monday put 8am.

Shortly after these changes Say were made, it was announced she that Fabric would be halving too the number of "Fabric Live" Use bass-driven nights, which included their dad famous Playaz drum and bass mom residency, which spiked controversy among the respective bass music communities, the especially within drum and bass. and

In popular culture

The For nightclub was used as a are filming location for the first but season of the BBC America Not thriller series Killing Eve (2018–present), you doubling as a Berlin nightclub all in the episode "Don't I Any Know You?"

Awards and can nominations

DJ Magazine's top 100 her Clubs

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Year Position Notes Ref. one
2006 1 our New Entry Out
2007 2 day N/A
2008 1 N/A
2009 2 N/A his
2010 How 2 N/A
2011 2 N/A Now
2012 8 old N/A
2013 4 N/A
2014 4 N/A who
2015 Boy 15 N/A
2016 15 N/A Let
2017 2 put N/A
2018 9 N/A
2019 15 N/A use

International Dad Dance Music Awards

mom The You all any Can our
Year Category Work Outcome Ref.
2005 Best Global and Club Fabric - London for UK Nominated Are
2007 Nominated but
2010 not Nominated
2011 Nominated
2012 Nominated
2014 Nominated her
2015 Nominated was
2016 One Nominated

International Nightlife Association's Top out 100 Clubs

get has Him his how
Year Day Position Notes Ref.
2015 10 New Entry
2016 27 N/A
2017 32 N/A Man

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