O2 Academy Islington saw AMG's venue estate in London reach four incredible spaces. Since opening in September 2003, the intimate venue has welcomed some of today's biggest international artists to the smaller stage, including American hip-hop legend, Eminem. AMG's venue assets in the Capital covers the perfect range of sites to facilitate any event from the 250 capacity O2 Academy 2 Islington, the 800 capacity O2 Academy Islington, 2,000 capacity O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire to the 4,921 capacity O2 Academy Brixton, assuring promoters that AMG can present bands at all levels of success, genre, vibe and orientation to music lovers in London.
Disabled Access Tickets:
Please contact the venue on 020 7288 4410 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss arrangements and organise your companion ticket should one be required.
Once you have been in contact with the venue you will be sent an email confirmation that should be printed off and brought with you when you attend the event.
You can also contact the box office through text relay by 18002 020 7288 4410 should this be required.
Companion / Carer Ticket
This venue offers one free companion ticket. This can be booked by contacting the venue directly. These can be limited in availability so please ensure you contact the venue as soon as possible to arrange.
Companion / carer ticket holders should be able to meet the needs and assist the person they are accompanying in the event of an emergency.
Braille information sheets are available on request please call 020 7288 4410 or email email@example.com
Arriving at the Venue
We recommend arriving at the venue 10 - 15 minutes prior to the doors opening. The door time will be stated on the tickets or confirmations. Please try to arrive at the venue no later than 60 minutes after the doors open.
On arrival please go to the relevant box office for your event, if your event is in O2 Academy Islington, the entrance is on the ground floor of the N1 Shopping Centre opposite the pedestrian car park entrance. For O2 Academy 2 Islington, the entrance is on the first floor opposite Vue Cinema, next door to Yo Sushi restaurant.
Accessible Area & Facilities
The area at O2 Academy Islington is created on a show by show basis and is either located facing the right hand of the stage or in the mezzanine area. Both can be accessed via a lift. The area can accommodate a total of two wheelchairs with 7 seats.
The area at O2 Academy 2 Islington is created on a show by show basis and will be subject to the requirements of the customers.
There are 2 accessible toilets in O2 Academy Islington and 1 in O2 Academy 2 Islington; neither requires a radar key.
The bars adjacent to the disabled areas do not have lowered sections. Both areas are manned by security who are happy to assist should the need arise.
Please be aware that the box office doesn't have an induction loop fitted.
Both box offices are at an accessible height for wheelchair users.
The merchandise area for Academy 2 is accessible when in use. The merchandise area for the main room can be accessed by the N1 Centre lift. Please inform security if you would like to purchase merchandise and they will assist.
Events will use strobes effect lighting on most shows signs are displayed as such, on shows with a higher than usual amount / level of this effect extra signage is displayed.
Transport & Other Local Information
The nearest tube station is Angel which is situated on the Northern Line which is not an accessible station.
The closest accessible station is King's Cross St. Pancras, which is served by a number of underground and overground services. Kings Cross to Angel is then served by Bus numbers 476, 73 & 30.
Buses from Kings Cross depart from stop E and arrive at Bus Stop X or Y on Upper Street which are approximately 85m from the entrance of O2 Academy Islington.
There is an accessible ramp from the bus stops to pavement level on Upper Street or steps (12).
The N1 Shopping Centre has a customer car park, which has a number of disabled parking spaces. The car park is served by a lift which serves both O2 Academy Islington (Ground Floor) and O2 Academy 2 Islington (First Floor)
Details of nearby accessible hotels, bars and restaurants can be found on: www.directenquiries.com