O2 Forum Kentish Town

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O2 Forum Kentish Town is an award-winning, major live entertainment venue in North London, boasting a capacity of 2,300. With a rich history and its grand architecture, O2 Forum is a beautiful example of one of the few remaining art deco cinemas in the capital and one of the best preserved original cinematic theatres.
A much-loved building, in the nineties it escaped threat of closure when loyal fans and celebrities, including Keith Richards, fought hard for the venue to remain open and it was listed as a heritage site in 1992.
In recent years, O2 Forum Kentish Town has witnessed some legendary performances including, Dave Grohl and Sound City players, Jack White, Rihanna, Bobby Womack, Justin Timberlake and KISS.

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Total: 2300

We operate our own guest list and box office from the venue entrance and provide staffing for this from 30 minutes before doors. We will happily deal with all your guest lists from our box office.

The Venue operates a 11pm curfew for most events, for further details please contact the General Manager, Eral Hassan: mail@o2forumkentishtown.co.uk

CMI operates the concession, please contact venue to discuss.

Security is provided and booked through the Venue, please contact the general manager for details, or to discuss any specific security requirements.

Local crew is provided and booked through the venue - costs are available on request. Please contact the technical manager to book.

4x Dressing Rooms (1 with shower)
1x Production office
Separate shower room for touring crew

A large dining area with an adjoining kitchen is available for catering use which is charged at £150 + vat. This is situated at the venue’s Front of House.

Included with the hire of the venue is a stepped Mojo-style barrier.

A secure car park is located at the back of the venue, accessed via Greenwood Place. There is parking space for 3 buses or equivalent.
There are also two 16A bus power points located at the rear of the car park. The car park is manned by a member of staff from load-in through to load-out on show days.
Parking Charges: Our car park is available for use on non show days at £150 + vat for 24hrs.

Load in of equipment is straight from the car park into the rear of the venue. There is a loading bay with a ramp straight to the stage, and a flat push through the corridor stage right into Front of House. Stage Size: 15.20m by 8.50m usable
After Show Charges: £200 + vat until midnight / £275 + vat until 1am / £375 + vat until 2am

Technical Specifications
For further Technical Specifications please contact our venue technical manager:
John Pinner

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Kentish Town’s O2 Forum boasts stunning art deco features and a standing capacity of 2,300, with seated options available. As a concert space, the venue has hosted shows from some of the biggest names in music and comedy, with flexible options available for private hire or as a rehearsal space ahead of tours and festivals.
Alongside its more traditional use, O2 Forum is also suitable for corporate events, conferences, award ceremonies, as a lecture theatre or for private parties.
O2 Forum’s impressive interior makes it a fitting location for a variety of shoots and it’s possible to hire the venue for filming or photographic purposes.
For more information or to make an enquiry – contact us

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O2 Forum Kentish Town
9-17 Highgate Road
Kentish Town
Tel: 020 3362 4110
Email: mail@o2forumkentishtown.co.uk
Web: academymusicgroup.com/o2forumkentishtown