Angel Canal Festival  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 3RD SEPTEMBER 2017

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Angel Canal FestivalThe annual one-day Angel Canal Festival is based around the City Road Lock on the peaceful Regent's Canal in Islington and features all sorts of attractions and events for the whole family. Attractions include a children's fun fair, boat trips, regatta, live music, street theatre and a boat rally. With 80 stalls and gazebos arranged along the towpath, there's plenty to choose from - expect to find stalls selling anything from crafts, books, jewellery, food and drink. As well as local businesses, there are a variety of local and national charities on site to raise awareness for their respective causes and to provide entertainment. The festival will be opened, as it is each year, by the Major of Islington, who arrives by boat from the London Canal Museum and gives a welcome speech before starting the Bell-Boat Race in the City Road Basin. Summer may be winding down but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a family day out by the canal.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Old Street Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
2 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £58  41% off
Central Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
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
 
 
 
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  35% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 7 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
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 £84  33% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 9 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
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
 
 
 
 
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Chantal Joffe
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 11th April to 18th May 2019 - 10am-6pm
Angel Canal Festival, 16 Wharf Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
Large-scale canvases depicting the artist's family and friends plus self-portraits completed during 2018, divided between the gallery's two London spaces....More
 
 
 
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NS Harsha
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 11th April to 18th May 2019 - 10am-6pm
Angel Canal Festival, 16 Wharf Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
The renowned Indian artist contemplates modernisation, mass-production and consumer habits including the major installation Reclaiming The Inner Space....More
 
 
 
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Angel Comedy
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Saturday 20th April 2019 - 8pm-10pm
Angel Canal Festival, The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, N1 | 6 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
Guest acts take to the stage for a night of comedy at this flagship night....More
 
 
 
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Angel Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
Stand-up comedy every night of the week, with the programme ranging from new comedy talents to well-known TV stalwarts trying out new material. ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a welcome ... More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Miro
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16 Wharf Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 4 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
The Victoria Miro originally opened in Cork Street in London, W1, in 1985. The gallery moved to its present location in 16 Wharf Road, Islington, in ... More
 
 
 
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The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses that ... More
 
 
 
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Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 7 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
Launched in late 2010, the Angel Building in Islington transformed from an under-used early 1980s commercial block into an award-winning office space, reinvented by architects ... More
 
 
 
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Camden Passage
London > Shopping > Markets
Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
Hidden down a cobble-stoned Angel backstreet a whimsical collection of odds and ends have been gathered together on a selection of market stalls (not to be ... More
 
 
 
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The Wearer
London > Shopping > Jewellery
2 Charlton Place, N1 | 5 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
The Wearer is a small, independent jewellery shop that stocks products created by unique and emerging London-based designers. With a strong focus on quality ... More
 
 
 
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Jewel
London > Shopping > Jewellery
16 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
A showcase for two jewellery designers Lesley Vik Waddell and Kirt Holmes, this is a very pretty little shop and is filled with deliciously frivolous trinkets ... More
 
 
 
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Plaquemine Lock
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
139 Graham Street, N1 | 1 minute from Angel Canal Festival
Presented by Bocca Di Lupo founder Jacob Kenedy, Plaquemine Lock serves the best of New Orleanian cuisine. Specialities include oysters, boiled crawfish ... More
 
 
 
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Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
This pioneering organic pub has done a good job of going gastro without losing the atmosphere of a proper boozer. In part, this is due to ... More
 
 
 
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New Culture Revolution
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
42 Duncan Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 10 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 11 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 12 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 9 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 9 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 11 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
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Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
This pioneering organic pub has done a good job of going gastro without losing the atmosphere of a proper boozer. In part, this is due to ... More
 
 
 
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William IV
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
7 Shepherdess Walk, Hoxton, London N1 | 5 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
Off the beaten Old Street track, this surreal and spellbinding pub has obviously won a loyal following within months of opening. The friendly management are keen ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ... More
 
 
 
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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
If the Government want to encourage more of a European café culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ... More
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 8 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
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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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
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
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
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
 
 
 
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London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 10 minutes from Angel Canal Festival
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