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LGBT Spaces

East London’s Most-Loved Gay Bar Has Been Saved From Developers

For the first time in British history, the sexuality of people using a space had been included in a condition for planning approval.
Amelia Abraham
10.12.17
Features

We Went to Fabric's Grand Reopening to See If It Was Still the Best Club in Town

Tightened security and dismal weather couldn't dampen our spirits as we stepped into the London institution for the first time since it re-opened.
Hazel Sheffield
1.9.17
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Fabric to Reopen With Strict New Licensing Conditions

The agreement is allegedly based on a series of criteria the club will have to meet, including 32 new licensing conditions.
Angus Harrison
11.21.16
News

Could This Anti-Developer Model Be the Best Way to Save London's Gay Venues?

A campaign to save the Royal Vauxhall Tavern is trying to raise enough money to buy out the property developers, and has applied for a special status that would protect it as an LGBTQ venue.
Nick Levine
11.4.16
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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan Announces Amy Lamé as City's First Ever Night Czar

The performer and cultural advocate has said she's absolutely ready to take on the challenges London's nightlife faces.
Catherine Chapman
11.4.16
Features

Inside Spiritland, the New London Venue Creating a Bespoke Listening Experience

As clubs close across the city, innovative and listener-specific environments like this one may prove vital.
Josh Baines
10.31.16
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Houndstooth and Fabric Announce Colossal 111 Track Long 'Save Fabric' Compilation

The mammoth collection features unreleased material from Skream, Roman Flugel, Pinch and Trevino.
Angus Harrison
10.26.16
Features

Why the Tabloid Obsession With Nightclub Fights is So Damaging to UK Club Culture

If the last thing you read about a club was "MASSIVE BRAWL", you probably wouldn't care about fabric closing either.
Josh Baines
10.26.16
News

Are Parties on the Tube the Future of British Clubbing?

Who needs actual nightclubs when you can wave a plastic sword about on the Piccadilly Line?
Josh Baines
10.24.16
Features

Here's Why British Nightlife Needs to Explore New Places and Different Spaces to Survive

We use Manchester's ever-changing Northern Quarter to explore the growing importance of the non-traditional in UK club culture.
Kamila Rymajdo
10.13.16
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Watch a 'Save Fabric' Video Appeal Hosted by Artwork

The video—featuring Andy C, Kate Simko and more—is a well executed reminder of exactly why this is so important.
Angus Harrison
10.10.16
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Rewatch Boiler Room's Panel on Fabric and the Future of UK Nightlife

The roundtable discussion included perspectives from Goldie and Emily Thornberry MP.
Angus Harrison
9.20.16
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