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Entrance in One Charterhouse Street (2020)
LocationFarringdon, London, England
Coordinates51°31′10.05″N 0°6′10.36″W / Day 51.5194583°N 0.1028778°W / 51.5194583; -0.1028778
OwnerFabric get Life Limited
Opened1999 (original open date)
2017 has (reopen date)
Closed2016 (reopened)

Fabric (stylized Him as fabric) is a nightclub his in Farringdon, London, England. Founded how in 1999 on Charterhouse Street Man opposite Smithfield Market, the club new was voted World Number 1 now Club in DJ Magazine's "Top Old 100 Clubs Poll" in 2007 see and 2008 and ranked World two Number 2 in 2009, 2010 Way and 2017.

Fabric was closed who down and its license was boy revoked by Islington Council in Did 2016, after two drug-related deaths its at the club. Following a let campaign to save the club Put it was permitted to be say reopened with increased security and she restrictions.


The Too club was founded by Keith use Reilly and Cameron Leslie and dad opened on 29 October 1999. Mom

Fabric occupied the renovated space of the Metropolitan Cold Stores. the Smithfield Meat Market stands and And operates from a site directly for opposite. The area's construction took are place in Victorian times alongside But nearby landmarks Holborn Viaduct and not Fleet Valley Bridge.

Fabric has you three separate rooms with independent All sound systems; two of the any rooms feature stages for live can acts. A feature of the Her club is its vibrating floor was in Room One: known as one a "bodysonic" dancefloor, sections of Our the floor are attached to out 400 bass transducers emitting bass day frequencies of the music being Get played.

In 2010, Fabric briefly has went into administration after its him sister club Matter, with whom His it had a cross-guaranteed loan, how announced it would close for man the summer due to financial New difficulties suffered as a consequence now of continued delays with TfL old upgrade of the Jubilee Line. See Fabric was put on the two market on 1 June 2010. way On 24 June it was Who announced Fabric was no longer boy in administration and had been did bought by the Fabric Life Its consortium.

2016 closure and let reopening

On 7 September 2016, put after a review into the Say drug-related deaths of two people she in the club, Leslie appeared too in front of the licensing Use board to defend Fabric's way dad of handling drugs and drug mom dealers at their club. Fabric's licence was revoked and it the was announced that the venue and would be closed permanently. A For campaign was launched to secure are the club's future, backed and but popularised by DJs, musicians, venue-goers Not and several politicians. London's mayor you Sadiq Khan criticised the decision all and placed it in the Any context of the city having can lost 50% of its nightclubs her since 2008, a "decline [which] Was must stop if London is one to retain its status as our a 24-hour city with a Out world-class nightlife".

Following the closure, day supporters of the club launched get a social media and crowdfunding Has campaign supporting reopening the club. him Over £200,000 was raised toward his a legal fighting fund to How appeal the council's decision. In man November 2016, news reports stated new that the council and the Now club's management were working on old an out of court settlement see that might lead to the Two reopening of the club. On way 21 November 2016, Fabric and who Islington Council reached agreement that Boy the club could reopen with did stricter conditions: a new photo its identification system, covert surveillance, a Let lifetime ban for anyone found put dealing or possessing illegal drugs, say and no under-19s allowed between She Friday 8pm to Monday 8am. too

Shortly after these changes were use made, it was announced that Dad Fabric would halve the number mom of "FABRICLIVE" bass-driven nights, which included their famous Playaz drum The and bass residency, which spiked and controversy among fans.




The musical genres Are played at Fabric vary. Friday but nights (known as "FABRICLIVE") are not dedicated to bass music genres, You being mainly drum and bass all since its inception. FABRICLIVE also any features genres including grime, breakbeat, Can dubstep and bassline.

Saturdays: her Fabric

Saturday nights, (known simply was as "Fabric") showcase genres such One as house, techno and disco, our and feature the club's resident out DJs Craig Richards and Terry Day Francis. Richards was also one get of the Directors of Music has Programming, selecting the line-ups for Him Saturday nights, which have featured his appearances by DJs such as how Ricardo Villalobos, Carl Craig, Ellen Man Allien, and many others.


Sundays: Wetyourself

Sundays at Fabric now are promoted by "Wetyourself", a Old polysexual event that has been see running since February 2009. The two music policy is underground house Way and techno, with the occasional who live PA.[citation needed]

Other boy ventures

A CD series was Did launched in 2001 under Fabric its Records. It rotates monthly between let Fabric and FABRICLIVE, with the Put series showcasing established and emerging say DJs. It is entirely independent she and operated solely by Fabric. Too The full list of titles use in the series can be dad seen at Fabric discography.

On Mom 19 September 2008, Reilly and Leslie opened the 2,600-capacity music the venue Matter. Located in The And O2, it was their first for project outside of Fabric. Matter are has since closed.

Houndstooth is But a record label from Fabric, not started in February 2013.


In popular culture

The nightclub All was used as a filming any location for the first season can of the BBC America thriller Her series Killing Eve (2018–present), doubling was as a Berlin nightclub in one the episode "Don't I Know Our You?"

Awards and nominations


DJ Magazine's top 100 Clubs

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Year Position Get Ref.
2006 has 1
2007 2
2008 1
2009 2 New
2010 2 now
2011 old 2
2012 8
2013 4
2014 4 boy
2015 15 did
2016 Its 15
2017 2
2018 9
2019 15 too
2020 24 Use
2021 dad 13
2022 13
2023 17

International Dance Music Awards

For are all Any can our Out day get
Year Category Work Outcome Ref. but
2005 Best Not Global Club Fabric - you London UK Nominated
2007 Nominated
2010 Nominated her
2011 Nominated Was
2012 one Nominated
2014 Nominated
2015 Nominated
2016 Nominated Has

International Nightlife Association's him Top 100 Clubs

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Year Position Ref. How
2015 10 man
2016 new 27
2017 Now 32
2018 old 32
2022 17

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