Fabric announces January reopening with weekend of special events

Fabric will undergo strict new licensing conditions, including an over-19s policy and ID scanners at entry to the venue

Roisin O'Connor
Saturday 03 December 2016 11:54 GMT

Fabric has revealed details for its reopening events that will take place in 2017.

Last month the London club succeeded in winning back its licence and received permission to reopen after it was shut down by Islington Council in September over the drugs-related deaths of two teenagers at the venue.

The council claimed that "a culture of drugs" existed at the club that its management was unable to control.

It has since agreed that Fabric will undergo strict new licensing conditions, including an over-19s policy and ID scanners at entry to the venue.

It will now host a Fabric Friends & Family Reopening Weekend over three nights from 6-8 January next year.

Line-up details are as follows:

Friday 6 January


Fabriclive Friends & Family

Unannounced guests on the night

Saturday 7 January

11pm - 8am

Fabric Friends & Family

Craig Richards

Terry Francis

Plus unannounced guests on the night

Sunday 8 January

11pm - 5.30am


Jacob Husley

Peter Pixzel

Plus guests TBA

A statement from the club reads: "It's pretty much impossible for us to put a measure on just how much gratitude we are feeling right now to be able to announce our reopening proper. We've said it before and we will keep on saying it - you are all to thank for this.

"The credit for this is shared among hundreds of thousands of petition signers, letter writers, donors, T Shirt bearers, artists, party promoters and more than we can ever recount. A community of people from the world over who came together and continued the principle of unity that was central to the foundation of our culture - to save us.

"Now it's about what's ahead of us. We're looking ahead to filling our disco with our family of artists and club heads alike, with sound systems including our new Pioneer Pro Audio Room Two set up pushing our mesmeric high level sound. This is what it has always been about."

London mayor Sadiq Khan welcomed the reopening of the club last month, saying: "Fabric will reopen. Thanks to all who helped find a solution that protects the club's future and keeps clubbers safe."

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