Fabric launches fundraising campaign to help pay for appeal costs

Islington council revoked the Farringdon club’s license earlier this month

Fabric has launched a fundraising campaign to help pay for the legal costs of appealing Islington council’s decision to revoke its license.

The Farringdon club are looking raise £500,000 to fund an appeal after it was force to shut for good earlier this month following the drug-related deaths of two teenagers.

Islington council said that they decided to close the club because of “a culture of drugs exists at the club which management cannot control.”

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Following the ruling, Fabric announced that they would be appealing the closure.

“It will be an expensive battle, and after 6 weeks of being closed with no income we cannot fight this alone,” writes the club on its newly-launched platform. “So we’re asking for our fans, peers and the greater population to contribute to our campaign fund, to help us keep a small fabric team, the venue in hibernation and to prepare our legal campaign.”

At the time of writing the campaign has raised almost £40,000.

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