Great British Fair

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 26TH MAY 2013

ADDRESS
 
TELEPHONE
 
Dates:
26th May 2013
 
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

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

Further articles featuring Great British Fair on LondonTown.com

 
What to do in London Throughout 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Great British Fair

Near Great British Fair
Hilton Islington Hotel London London
Hilton Islington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £81  22% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Great British Fair
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
 
 
 
Citadines St Mark's London London
Citadines St Mark's London
London > Apartment > Apartment  from £64  33% off
300 City Road, EC1V | 8 minutes from Great British Fair
Located nearby to Sadler's Wells Theatre, St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London, Citadines St Mark's is a 4-star apartment hotel that aims to accommodate business ...More
 
 
 
Jurys Inn Islington Hotel London
Jurys Inn Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £67  34% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 9 minutes from Great British Fair
The decor when you walk into reception is fresh and modern and this first impression extends throughout the hotel to the bedrooms, bar and restaurant. It's ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Great British Fair

Near Great British Fair
Mr Burns London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Now On
Mr Burns
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th June to 19th July 2014
Almeida Theatre, Almeida Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Great British Fair
A well-loved episode of The Simpsons is recounted by a group of survivors in post-apocalyptic America, and is told over and over again, and as in ...More
 
 
 
Cody Chesnutt London
Today Only
Cody Chesnutt
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 23rd July 2014 - 7pm
Islington Town Hall, Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Great British Fair
The vocalist from Atlanta performs his R&B and neo-soul material....More
 
 
 
Edward Scissorhands London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edward Scissorhands
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 11th January 2015
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 11 minutes from Great British Fair
Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings Edward Scissorhands to Sadler's Wells this ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Great British Fair

Near Great British Fair
The Screen on the Green London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Great British Fair
One of the most striking cinema facades in the city (especially at night when it's all illuminated in startling red and white), the dinky Screen on ...More
 
 
 
The King's Head London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Great British Fair
London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan Crawford, ...More
 
 
 
The Little Angel Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Great British Fair
The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Great British Fair

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Great British Fair
The Little Angel Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Great British Fair
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
 
 
 
The Islington Metal Works London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, EC1V | 7 minutes from Great British Fair
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
 
 
 
Angel Building London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 9 minutes from Great British Fair
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Great British Fair

The best shops and markets near Great British Fair
Cass Art London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cass Art
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Great British Fair
The flagship store of this art mini-chain stocks something for everyone from the eager beginnner to the consumate expert - water colours, oils, drawing and much ...More
 
 
 
Cass Art Islington London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cass Art Islington
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, N1 | 1 minute from Great British Fair
Art shop in Islington that also hosts drawing events. ...More
 
 
 
Jewel London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jewel
London > Shopping > Jewellery
16 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Great British Fair
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Great British Fair

What are the best dining options near Great British Fair London?
Meat People London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Meat People
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
4-6 Essex Road, N1 | Same location as Great British Fair
Modern European Cuisine...More
 
 
 
Wenlock & Essex London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wenlock & Essex
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
18-26 Essex Road, N1 | Same location as Great British Fair
British Cuisine...More
 
 
 
Giraffe  London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Giraffe
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
29-31 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Great British Fair
The family friendly Giraffe restaurants really appeal to their target audience: kids. But that doesn't mean adults won't enjoy their bright colours ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Great British Fair

Near Great British Fair
LSO St Luke's London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 16 minutes from Great British Fair
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ...More
 
 
 
City Journalism London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 18 minutes from Great British Fair
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
 
 
 
London Wine Academy London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 19 minutes from Great British Fair
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Great British Fair

Great British Fair gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
London Fencing Club London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, EC1V | 15 minutes from Great British Fair
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
 
 
 
London Dance Academy London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 16 minutes from Great British Fair
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
 
 
 
Spa Fields Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, EC1R | 16 minutes from Great British Fair
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Great British Fair

The best pubs near London Great British Fair.
The Old Queen's Head London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Great British Fair
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
 
 
 
Duke of Cambridge London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Great British Fair
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
 
 
 
The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Great British Fair
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Great British Fair

Great British Fair clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Colebrookes London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Great British Fair
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
 
 
 
Hoxley & Porter London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Great British Fair
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
 
 
 
Anam London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Great British Fair
Retro-trendy, infectiously popular, and staunchly pioneering London's first Irish cocktail bar is a welcome addition to Islington's portfolio of drinking venues. A heady mix of curved ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Great British Fair

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Great British Fair.
Little Angel Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Great British Fair
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
 
 
 
Business Design Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Great British Fair
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
 
 
 
Union Chapel London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 9 minutes from Great British Fair
...More
 
 
 

The Old Queen's Head events

 
Peerless Featuring HejiraPeerless Featuring Hejira23rd July 2014Wednesday 23rd July 2014 Where:
The Old Queen's Head, 44  Essex Road      N1 8LN
Category: event
Today Only
Peerless Featuring Hejira
event > Music
DATES  Wednesday 23rd July 2014 - 7pm-11pm
VENUE  The Old Queen's Head 
Hot VoxHot VoxShowcase event for unsigned bands.23rd July 2014Wednesday 17th September 2014 Where:
The Old Queen's Head, 44  Essex Road      N1 8LN
Category: event
Ongoing
Hot Vox
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Rock
DATES  23rd July, 20th August and 17th September 2014 - 7.30pm-11pm
VENUE  The Old Queen's Head 
Showcase event for unsigned bands.
Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm BoysGordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm BoysHigh-energy roots folk and Americana band featuring award-winning fiddler and dancer Gordie MacKeeman.24th July 2014Thursday 24th July 2014 Where:
The Old Queen's Head, 44  Essex Road      N1 8LN
Category: event
On Soon
Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm Boys
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Thursday 24th July 2014 - 7.30pm-2.30am
VENUE  The Old Queen's Head 
High-energy roots folk and Americana band featuring award-winning fiddler and dancer Gordie MacKeeman.
SwimwearSwimwearShorebitch, Cat Lovers and Wolf Club join forces to play house and electronic music.24th July 2014Thursday 31st July 2014 Where:
The Old Queen's Head, 44  Essex Road      N1 8LN
Category: event
On Soon
Swimwear
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - House
DATES  Thursday 24th and Thursday 31st July 2014 - 8pm-2am
VENUE  The Old Queen's Head 
Shorebitch, Cat Lovers and Wolf Club join forces to play house and electronic music.
Best In ClassBest In ClassLocal and up and coming DJs and live acts perform pop and dance.24th July 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
The Old Queen's Head, 44  Essex Road      N1 8LN
Category: event
On Soon
Best In Class
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Pop
DATES  9th January to 25th September 2014 - 8pm-2am
VENUE  The Old Queen's Head 
Local and up and coming DJs and live acts perform pop and dance.
Reeps OneReeps OneBeatboxing by the London-based performer, Harry Yeff.25th July 2014Friday 25th July 2014 Where:
The Old Queen's Head, 44  Essex Road      N1 8LN
Category: event
On Soon
Reeps One
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Hip Hop
DATES  Friday 25th July 2014 - 8pm-2am
VENUE  The Old Queen's Head 
Beatboxing by the London-based performer, Harry Yeff.
Artful DodgerArtful Dodger26th July 2014Saturday 26th July 2014 Where:
The Old Queen's Head, 44  Essex Road      N1 8LN
Category: event
On Soon
Artful Dodger
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Garage
DATES  Saturday 26th July 2014 - 8pm-2am
VENUE  The Old Queen's Head 
Drinking, Dancing And DjsDrinking, Dancing And DjsResident DJs will soundtrack your night with a vibrant mix of hip-hop, house, disco and party classics.26th July 2014Saturday 27th September 2014 Where:
The Old Queen's Head, 44  Essex Road      N1 8LN
Category: event
On Soon
Drinking, Dancing And Djs
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Various
DATES  5th April to 27th September 2014 - 8pm-2am
VENUE  The Old Queen's Head 
Resident DJs will soundtrack your night with a vibrant mix of hip-hop, house, disco and party classics.
The Sunday SocialThe Sunday SocialResident DJs play a mix of indie, pop, house and electro.27th July 2014Sunday 28th September 2014 Where:
The Old Queen's Head, 44  Essex Road      N1 8LN
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The Sunday Social
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Indie | PRICING  Free  
DATES  6th April to 28th September 2014 - 12noon-12midnight
VENUE  The Old Queen's Head 
Resident DJs play a mix of indie, pop, house and electro.
Karousel Milk & Honey With Field Studies, Peluche And George WildingKarousel Milk & Honey With Field Studies, Peluche And George Wilding29th July 2014Tuesday 29th July 2014 Where:
The Old Queen's Head, 44  Essex Road      N1 8LN
Category: event
On Soon
Karousel Milk & Honey With Field Studies, Peluche And George Wilding
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Indie & Grunge
DATES  Tuesday 29th July 2014 - 8pm-11pm
VENUE  The Old Queen's Head 
 

Also in Essex Road

Our recommendations in the same street as Great British Fair

 
No.
Title
Category
 
 
 

Hotels Near

Great British Fair

 
 
Near Great British Fair All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near The Old Queen's Head

 
 
 
Hot Vox
Concerts | Until 17th September 2014 

The Old Queen's Head

Showcase event for unsigned bands....More

Wednesday at Barrio North
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd July 2014 

Barrio North 2 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head

Jimi Needles provides retro rare grooves, Motown, soul and old disco....More

A Real Fairy Story
Theatre | Until 27th July 2014 

The Little Angel Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head

Miss Amelia Buttersnap is an expert on fairies but she has never even seen one!...More

Mr Burns
Mr Burns
Theatre | Until 19th July 2014 

Almeida Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head

A well-loved episode of The Simpsons is recounted by a group of survivors in post-apocalyptic America, and is told over ...More

 
The Spanner Big Band
Concerts | Until 23rd July 2014 

'Round Midnight Jazz & Blues Bar 6 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head

...More

Cody Chesnutt
Concerts | On 23rd July 2014 

Islington Town Hall 7 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head

The vocalist from Atlanta performs his R&B and neo-soul material....More

Mock Tudor
Theatre | Until 24th July 2014 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head

A comedy in which Nic, Jess, Sophie and Sam are actors re-creating Henry VIII's weddings, feasts, jousts and river pageants....More

Mojito Madness
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th August 2014 

Anam 9 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head

Resident DJs play dance, house and R&B....More

 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near The Old Queen's Head

From cheap budget accommodation to luxury 5 star suites see our special offers for The Old Queen's Head hotels, including Jurys Inn Islington Hotel from 77% off.