General Policies


Age restrictions for shows are event specific, below is a general guide but please check individual listings as to the specific age restriction of the event you are attending.

Gigs: Strictly Over 14s, Under 16s with adult (Photographic ID required to gain entry)
Clubs: Strictly Over 18s (Photographic ID required to gain entry. Valid ID accepted is a Valid Passport or a Valid Photocard Drivers License)
All customers are advised to bring proof of age to ensure entry

Accepted Proof of Age:
To prove you are between 14 and 17 years old:
*Passport (original or photocopy)
*Provisional driving licence Photocard
*National Insurance Card
*Birth certificate
*Citizen Card
*Photographic College ID

To prove you are aged 18 years or older in accordance with the Licensing Act 2003 for the purchase of alcohol; to gain entry to events with an age restriction of 18 years and older; or to prove age when accompanying a minor to an event
*Valid Passport
*Valid UK Photocard Driving License


The unauthorised use of cameras, video or any other form of recording equipment is strictly prohibited. 35mm and small digital cameras are permitted at most events but professional cameras with a detachable zoom lens are not. Please note IPads, electronic tablets and ‘selfie’ sticks are not permitted at events.  At certain events, the promoter may request a ban on all photography and signs to this effect will be displayed at all entrances. No professional type audio/visual or any digital recording equipment will be allowed into the venue.


Right of admission is reserved
A no re-admission policy is strictly enforced.
Ticket holders may be subject to search – any person found in possession of weapons or illegal substances of any description will be refused entry and/or the items seized will be logged and handed over to the Police.


Ticket holders consent to any filming and sound recordings as members of the audience.
Ticket holders may be subject to continuous sound levels which may cause potential damage to hearing.
Ticket holders may be exposed to strobe lights.
No bottles, cans, liquids, alcohol, food or chewing gum is to be brought into the venue.
No illegal substances or legal highs may be brought into or taken on the premises. Anyone caught in possession of illegal substances will be ejected from the premises and may be reported to the police.
No entry fees will be refunded following ejection or refused entry.
Please respect our neighbours and make as little noise as possible leaving on the venue
Only customers in possession of a valid ticket will be admitted into the venue. Lost, stolen or misplaced tickets will not be replaced.
Any person found throwing drinks in the venue will be removed from the premises without refund and may be liable for damages caused to equipment.
No smoking in the venue.
Downstairs is general admission standing.
Upstairs is general admission unreserved seating /rear standing.

PLEASE NOTE: Drinking on the street is prohibited in the Borough of Camden, any customer found in possession of alcohol will be refused entry to the venue and possibly detained for police action.
This is a challenge 25 venue. If you are lucky enough to look under 25 you will be asked to prove that you are over 18 when you buy alcohol.
If you are under 18 you are committing an offence if you attempt to buy alcohol.
O2 Forum Kentish Town adopts a neighbour friendly policy so please make as little noise as possible on leaving the venue and make full use of designated car parks and local transport. Please do not park on nearby residential streets.  If you are a resident and have something you would like to inform us of or comment about then please email us here.