About Us

Lucinda Brown

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

Technical Manager

Tom Watt joined us from Islington Academy, where he was the 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!

Kat King

Deputy Venue Business 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, to Assistant Venue Manager and Deputy Venue Business Manager, you’ll find Kat involved in all aspects of Islington Assembly Hall.

Bobby Kane

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 Nattrass

Venue Administrator

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.

Sam Burton

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.

 

Louie Staniland

Assistant Venue Manager – Marketing

Louie started out promoting club nights whilst at university in Plymouth. After graduating, Louie moved to London to join Electric Group, looking after the ticketing, marketing and administration for Electric Brixton, SWX, and NX. Louie joined the Islington Assembly Hall team in 2022 as Event Coordinator and has worked his way up to Assistant Venue Manager – Marketing.