Great British Fair

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 26TH MAY 2013

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Dates:
 
OPENING TIMES
3pm-3am
 
PRICES
£5, free before 9pm
 

Nearby

 
 

Great British Fair at The Old Queen's Head. A public showing of the royal wedding combined with stalls offering food and produce from local companies.

 

About The Old Queen's Head

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 and it's been full ever since. With only a nominal cover charge on Fridays and Saturdays, it's a cracking compromise between a pub and a club, or a decent warm-up for the latter. More about The Old Queen's Head

LondonTown.com - Great British Fair Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
7 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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