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Want to protest against Fabric’s closure? Here's what's in the works so far

By Amy Smith

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While we all wait to see how Fabric responds to Islington Council's decision to revoke their licence, there's no doubting the strength of public emotion. On what other day could Taylor Swift’s split with Tom Hiddleston get pushed aside for this overwhelming display of public mourning?  

People have already started planning protests against the closure. Hackney music venue Passing Clouds has organised a march through Dalston to save it from closure and protest against the state of London’s nightlife ending with a rally in Gillett Square. Rapper Dizraeli is already confirmed to headline the packed programme of musicians and speakers. 

A new Facebook page 'Protest Against Fabric's Closure' has popped up in the last few hours. The people behind it tell us they plan to organise a protest event so one to keep an eye on.

Here are some more of your plans to protest against the closure:

Why let the night tube take you to the (quite possibly closed) party when you can take the party to the night tube?

Mr Mitch called for people to fix wheels on their soundsystems and set up in Farringdon. Though his tweet has been widely reported Mr Mitch hasn’t actually provided any more details since:


UPDATE from Mr Mitch:


But it is a popular idea: 

While Mark Sinclair suggests bringing the rave to Nelson’s Column with a takeover of Trafalgar Square:

Or there’s always the most unintentionally topical textile workshop up in Manchester:

Here's how the nightlife community is reacting to the news on Twitter

And this is why being young in 2016 is now even more dull without Fabric


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