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Leading textile and fashion designers from the East End have created new works in response to the fabrics of the 17th century silk weavers of Spitalfields for new exhibition Fabric of the City at The Cass, London Metropolitan University. Inspired by the legacy of the Huguenot weavers, many of whom settled in and around east London, it traces fashion history through to present day.

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 81 40% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 21 minutes from Fabric of the City
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 37% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 26 minutes from Fabric of the City
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
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 55 37% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 34 minutes from Fabric of the City
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
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Filthy's
London > Entertainment > Live Music
276 Holloway Road, N7 | 4 minutes from Fabric of the City
When Filthy McNasty's closed its doors in Clerkenwell many bemoaned its demise but now Ireland's favourite live music venue has dropped the McNasty and opened up ... More
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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 9 minutes from Fabric of the City
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
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Thousand Island
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 9 minutes from Fabric of the City
Thousand Island is a self-contained music venue and late night club where Upstairs at The Garage used to be, right next ... More
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 14 minutes from Fabric of the City
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
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 19 minutes from Fabric of the City
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
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 21 minutes from Fabric of the City
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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Ooh-La-La!
London > Shopping >
147 Holloway Road, N7 | 3 minutes from Fabric of the City
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Meek & Wild Fishmongers
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
13 Highbury Park, N5 | 10 minutes from Fabric of the City
The Highbury Barn shopping parade in north London is a foodie hot spot with La Fromagerie, a good butcher, and Meek and Wild, a top-quality fishmonger ... More
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La Fromagerie
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
30 Highbury Park, N5 | 11 minutes from Fabric of the City
Consistently recognised and awarded for being a very special place to indulge your cheese addiction, La Fromagerie is one of the best cheese shops in London ... More
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Westerns Laundry
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
34 Drayton Park, N5 | 2 minutes from Fabric of the City
Following the success of Primeur , which got a Bib Gourmand in 2017, Jeremie Cometto-Lingenheim and David Gingell open their second ... More
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Zia Lucia
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
157 Holloway Road, N7 | 3 minutes from Fabric of the City
You get a choice of four Italian 48-hour slow fermented doughs at Zia Lucia , a rather special pizza place in Islington inspired and ... More
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Tbilisi
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
91 Holloway Road, Holloway, N7 | 6 minutes from Fabric of the City
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 2 minutes from Fabric of the City
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
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Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique
London > Education > Evening Classes
Unit 207, Belgravia Workshop, 157-163 Marlborough Road, N19 | 22 minutes from Fabric of the City
Only the French could come up with an art form so bizarrely fascinating. Mime is as relaxing as Tai Chi, as healthy as yoga, and as ... More
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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 23 minutes from Fabric of the City
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... More
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Rowans Tenpin Bowl
London > Leisure > Games
10 Stroud Green Road, N4 | 18 minutes from Fabric of the City
If you fancy showing off your Ten-Pin Bowling skills, slip on those special shoes and slide on down to Rowans Bowl in the heart of Finsbury ... More
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Caroline Pick Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
131 Brecknock Road, N19 | 21 minutes from Fabric of the City
Yoga from within from one of the UK's foremost practitioners. Caroline Pick uses yoga to exercise the body as an extension of the mind, and her ... More
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 21 minutes from Fabric of the City
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
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The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 8 minutes from Fabric of the City
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
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Swimmer at the Grafton Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Eburne Road, N7 | 13 minutes from Fabric of the City
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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 15 minutes from Fabric of the City
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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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 15 minutes from Fabric of the City
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
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Two Tribes KX
London > Nightlife > Bars
Tileyard Studios, Tileyard Road, N7 | 16 minutes from Fabric of the City
Two Tribes KX, a brewhouse and taproom in King's Cross, unites craft beer, cutting-edge music and street food in Tileyard Studios, ... More
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 17 minutes from Fabric of the City
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
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 13 minutes from Fabric of the City
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 19 minutes from Fabric of the City
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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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 22 minutes from Fabric of the City
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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