Venue Business Manager – Live Events and Operations
Lucinda has worked in live music for the past 20 years. Starting as Venue Manager at Newcastle University Students Union then moving on to Birmingham Academy, Islington Academy and more recently The Forum, Kentish Town. In between venue management roles, Lucinda was Group Marketing Manager for both the Academy Music Group and MAMA & Company. Her most recent position at MAMA was as Business Development Manager where she was responsible for managing the venue marketing team, venue promoters, supporting the Operations Director overseeing nine venues as well as managing partnered events.
Tom Watt joined us from Islington Academy, where he was Technical Manager for 11 years. In his time there, he worked on shows such as Kiss, Eminem & Def Leppard. He has toured with numerous bands as well as being the drummer in Wolf People. He is the first point of contact for all things tech!
Assistant Venue Manager
On deciding that the events scene was the right career path for her, Kat put in the hours to learn as much as she could about organising and running events. Starting in 2014 and building her way from Event Coordinator up to Assistant Venue Manager, you’ll find Kat involved in all aspects of Islington Assembly Hall.
Bars & Duty Manager
Bobby has run various bars, pubs and venues in and around Islington over the past 14 years. His love of live music and events saw him join the team in 2013 to duty manage the majority of shows and other events as they happen. With experience in venue management, live music, events and bars, Bobby has since been promoted and now manages a pool of 30 staff at the venue.
Alex left her native northeast England for the bright lights of London as a teenager. She has a wealth of experience working in nightclubs and shows, including on high-profile events such as Cannes Film Festival. Alex is a main point of contact for general enquiries and she takes care of some of the important behind-the-scenes and administrative duties that keep things in the venue running smoothly.
Assistant Bars & Duty Manager
After moving to London to study Music Management at university, Sam has been working in bars and venues in for the past five years. He joined us from The Garage in Highbury & Islington where he has worked for the last three years, working his way up from a cloakroom and box office assistant to Assistant Bars Manager.
He shares a keen interest in live music along with the rest of the team and will be at most events as one of our Duty Managers.
Event Coordinator – Marketing and Box Office
As a massive live music lover, Holly started working on the box office at Manchester Academy during her time at university, attending as many gigs as possible before moving in to a full-time role coordinating the four venues’ ticketing and marketing. From here, Holly moved back to London to join national concert promoter DHP Family’s team as Concert Promotions Coordinator, executing the regional marketing across their concerts, venues and metropolitan festival MIRRORS. Holly now joins the Islington Assembly Hall team as Event Coordinator.