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Alt-JThe terrific Alt-J, the electro-indie band from Leeds, perform an intimate gig at The Garage as part of War Child BRITs Week, a series of charity gigs in the run up to the BRIT Awards. Tickets, which will be hard to come, are allocated by prize draw. You enter by making a £5 donation at www.britsweekwarchild.co.uk and to maximise the chance of winning, fans can enter as many times as they like. There will also be a limited number of tickets available to buy exclusively to O2 customers via PriorityTickets from 9am Wednesday 17th January. The band, a threesome of keyboardist Gus Unger-Hamilton, singer and guitarist Joe Newman, and drummer Thom Green, first burst onto the music scene with its Mercury Prize winning debut record, An Awesome Wave, and has been making waves ever since.

About The Garage

This gritty music venue in Islington is everything a music venue should be, with a low ceiling, great sound system, about six inches separating the band from the mosh pit, and a music policy that takes in all the best established and up-and-coming bands in the country. More about The Garage

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Holloway Road Tube Station
11 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Canonbury Overground Station
10 minutes walk
Car Parks

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Elia Mews Car Park
20 minutes walk
Macclesfield Road NCP
25 minutes walk

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London Calendar 2018

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2018. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £92† 40% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 14 minutes from Alt-J
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £73† 40% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 20 minutes from Alt-J
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £53† 26% off
Central Street, EC1V | 26 minutes from Alt-J
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
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Marc Cohn
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Thursday 19th and Friday 20th July 2018 - 7pm
Alt-J, Compton Terrace, N1 | 3 minutes from Alt-J
Grammy Award-winning folk-pop and rock singer-songwriter known for his soulful ballad Walking In Memphis....More
Ongoing
The Art Of Campari
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 4th July to 16th September 2018 - Various Times
Alt-J, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Alt-J
Exhibitions & Art, Design....More
Ongoing
Permanent Collection
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 13th January 2017 to 31st December 2018 - Various Times
Alt-J, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Alt-J
Paintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, Giorgio de Chirico, Amedeo Modigliani, Giorgio ...More
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Entertainment near Alt-J

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | Same location as Alt-J
This gritty music venue in Islington is everything a music venue should be, with a low ceiling, great sound system, about six inches separating the band ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Alt-J
A wonderful night out on London's thriving fringe scene can be had at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, which sits above the cosy, candlelit†pub that shares ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Alt-J
Opened in 1930, Islington Assembly Hall, the headquarters of the Borough of Islington, was extensively refurbished in 2010 by Islington Council to become a live music ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Alt-J

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Alt-J
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Alt-J
You'll find a spectacular collection of paintings and sculpture by 20th century Italian artists at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, with a core of ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from Alt-J
This innovative children's theatre provides a showcase for the art of puppetry. Founded by master puppeteer John Wilkes in the early 1960s, this small, unusual theatre ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 12 minutes from Alt-J
The immersive Enchanted Christmas House adventure for children aged between one and eight welcomes youngsters into a house of dressing up, biscuit decorating and theatre, ... More
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Shopping near Alt-J

The best shops and markets near Alt-J
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Alt-J
The seed for the Gill Wing Cookshop was sewn in early 1980s when Tim and Gill Wing started out by making ceramics and selling their wares ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
202 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Alt-J
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ooh-La-La!
London > Shopping >
147 Holloway Road, N7 | 6 minutes from Alt-J
Second-hand... More
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Firezza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
276 St Paul's Road, Islington, N1 | 2 minutes from Alt-J
Firezza offers upmarket Neapolitan pizza cooked in stone ovens, eat-in or take-away.... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trullo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
300-302 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Alt-J
A superb addition to the Islington eating scene is Trullo, a homely neighbourhood Italian in Highbury in the mould of the River Café (but thankfully not ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LeCoq
London > Restaurants >
292-294 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Alt-J
Sisters Ana and Sanja Morris have twenty years of restaurant experience between them: Sanja co-founded Salt Yard Group and Ana ... More
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Education near Alt-J

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 10 minutes from Alt-J
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 22 minutes from Alt-J
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 24 minutes from Alt-J
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
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Alt-J gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 16 minutes from Alt-J
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 20 minutes from Alt-J
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 20 minutes from Alt-J
A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ... More
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Pubs near Alt-J

The best pubs near London Alt-J.
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The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 4 minutes from Alt-J
A well-stocked games cupboard, good gastropub food, a couple of open fires for warming up on chilly evenings, a number of outdoor benches for chilling out ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 9 minutes from Alt-J
The Marquess Tavern opened May 2006 and has subsequently won a number of awards including Time Out Gastropub of the Year the very year it opened. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Alt-J
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ... More
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Nightlife near Alt-J

Alt-J clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Alt-J
The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks are expertly served by head bartender ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Alt-J
Let the train take you on an exotic night out without actually leaving Islington as you enter Hoxley & Porter, a bar and restaurant which has ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 12 minutes from Alt-J
Specialising in l ate night cocktails, long happy hours and disco dancing, Simmons bars have been popping up all over town ... More
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Alt-J.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 4 minutes from Alt-J
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from Alt-J
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 15 minutes from Alt-J
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More

The Garage events

The WeeksThe WeeksThe four-piece band from Mississippi plays its glam rock originals.2018-07-20T19:00:00+01002018-07-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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The Weeks
Alice MertonAlice MertonThe singer-songwriter, raised in Germany, Canada and England, won the Kulterell Prize For Acoustic Pop with her debut EP No Roots.2018-09-10T19:00:00+01002018-09-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Alice Merton
The SonicsThe SonicsGarage-rock outfit from Washington.2018-10-04T19:00:00+01002018-10-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
Category: event
The Sonics
Comedy at The GarageComedy at The GarageComedy, Stand-Up.2018-10-07T19:00:00+01002018-10-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Comedy at The Garage
CassiaCassiaThe alt pop band mixes warm tropical grooves with infectiously raw guitar melodies.2018-10-18T19:00:00+01002018-10-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Cassia
Nothing, NowhereNothing, NowhereJoe Mulherin from Massachusetts, who appears as Nothing, Nowhere, performs his own style of alternative and emo-flavoured hip hop.2018-10-24T19:00:00+01002018-10-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Nothing, Nowhere
Our GirlOur GirlThe three-piece from Brighton, comprising of Soph Nathan, Josh Tyler and Lauren Wilson play indie rock.2018-10-25T19:00:00+01002018-10-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Our Girl
Brix And The ExtricatedBrix And The ExtricatedThe five-piece outfit led by Brix Smith-Start and including Stephen Hanley, Paul Hanley, Steve Trafford and Jason Brown, all ex-members of The Fall, play classic material and original garage rock numbers.2018-10-26T19:00:00+01002018-10-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Brix And The Extricated
King No OneKing No OneIndie-rock four-piece hailing from York.2018-11-14T19:00:00+00002018-11-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
Category: event
King No One
LuceroLuceroThe country-punk outfit from America performs in support of its album Among The Ghosts.2018-12-07T19:00:00+00002018-12-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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An opportunity to check out the performer's new routine as he tests it out live on stage....More

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This summer, Rotunda Bar & Restaurant transforms its popular canal-side terrace into a tropical Rum Garden with chocolate orange rum ...More

 
Antonia Jimenez
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The Madrid-based guitarist performs Flamenco material....More

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