- Carling Academy Islington
The Carling Academy Islington is a music venue off
Upper Street, in the London Borough of Islington. It is run by the Academy Music Group. The main venue has a capacity of 800, and the adjacent Bar Academy holds 250. [http://www.islington-academy.co.uk/history.php "Venue History"] (official site) accessed 19 August 2008]
The venue, which forms part of the N1 Centre, was purpose built and opened in September 2002. The original occupant was the short lived Marquee N1, a music and dining venue backed by
David A. Stewartof Eurythmicsand club promoter Mark Fuller.
It re-opened in its current form in September 2003 and is the smallest of the three London venues within the Carling Academy Group.
* [http://www.islington-academy.co.uk Carling Academy Islington]
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