The ARC Show

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 21ST MAY 2013

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Dates:
19th May 2013 until 21st May 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
TBC | 2012 Show - 10am onwards
 
PRICES
Registration required
 

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The ARC ShowThe ARC Show is the capital's most prestigious lighting show, shining the spot light on the global architectural, retail and commercial lighting industry. Bringing together the entire spectrum of the lighting industry for two days of sourcing, networking and celebrating, The ARC Show is simply a must attend event for lighting professionals. Launched in 2006, the exhibition has started to focus increasingly on sustainable lighting, showcasing the next generation of energy efficient lighting and technologies, and the brightest products from the healthcare and education sectors. Each year the list of exhibitors gets more impressive and sees familiar names such as Alliance Lighting, Crescent Lighting and Helvar Ltd return year in year out. Held at the Business Design Centre, in the vibrant surroundings of Islington, the show confidently promises to set the trends for the future whilst establishing London as the most design important hub in the world.

Are you planning on getting there by train? The closest underground station is Angel on the Northern line. If you're looking for somewhere to stay nearby, we have a number on hotels nearby The ARC Show.

 

About Business Design Centre

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 City and two from The West End. It also perfectly combines architectural beauty with modern facilities, offering a huge space to host the most stylish of events. More about Business Design Centre

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LondonTown.com - The ARC Show Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
7 minutes walk
 
Skinner Street NCP
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring The ARC Show on LondonTown.com

 
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Hotels near The ARC Show

Near The ARC Show
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  24% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from The ARC Show
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 £59  28% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 5 minutes from The ARC Show
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
 
 
 
Citadines St Mark's London
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £64  35% off
300 City Road, EC1V | 9 minutes from The ARC Show
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
 
 
 
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Events near The ARC Show

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Planes 2: Fire & Rescue
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Thursday 18th December 2014 - 10am
Islington Vue, 36 Parkfield Street, Islington, N1 | 2 minutes from The ARC Show
During a flight with his mentor Skipper, Dusty Crophopper suffers a malfunction and learns that his gearbox is failing. Unfortunately, the model of his gearbox is ...More
 
 
 
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#SHUTDOWN Thursday
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 26th June to 18th December 2014
Anam, 3 Chapel Market, N1 | 4 minutes from The ARC Show
House, drum'n'bass, old skool and jungle from the residents....More
 
 
 
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Oliver!
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 12th to 18th Dec 2014
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, N1 | 12 minutes from The ARC Show
Uplifting musical based on Dickens's tale of an orphan at large in London's backstreets....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The ARC Show

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The ARC Show
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The ARC Show
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
 
 
 
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The ARC Show
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The ARC Show

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The ARC Show
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The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from The ARC Show
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 | 6 minutes from The ARC Show
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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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The ARC Show
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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Shopping near The ARC Show

The best shops and markets near The ARC Show
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Loop
London > Shopping > Specialists
15 Camden Passage, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The ARC Show
'Loop' is a gorgeous shop to do with all things knit. A huge selection of exquisite yarns from around the world as well as haberdashery, vintage ... More
 
 
 
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Paul A Young Fine Chocolates
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
33 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The ARC Show
Before he was a full-time chocolatier, Paul A Young was patissier for Marco Pierre White. The drama and perfectionism demanded by a Michelin-starred restaurant are both ... More
 
 
 
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Felix and Lilys
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
3 Camden Passage, Islington, London N18EA | 2 minutes from The ARC Show
This gorgeous baby boutique in Camden Passage, Islington, offers a stylish combination of everything a mother needs - or wants. Felix and Lily's predominantly stocks children ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The ARC Show

What are the best dining options near The ARC Show London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ask! Pizza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as The ARC Show
A good pizza chain. Serves tasty large Italian pizzas, pasta and salads in light spacious restaurants. A reliable and quick meal option.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sangria Spanish Tapas Bar
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
88 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The ARC Show
... More
 
 
 
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Starbucks
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
30 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The ARC Show
... More
 
 
 
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Education near The ARC Show

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 16 minutes from The ARC Show
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
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 17 minutes from The ARC Show
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
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 19 minutes from The ARC Show
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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Leisure near The ARC Show

The ARC Show gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, EC1R | 13 minutes from The ARC Show
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, N1C | 15 minutes from The ARC Show
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
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, EC1V | 16 minutes from The ARC Show
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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Pubs near The ARC Show

The best pubs near London The ARC Show.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The ARC Show
Modern British cuisine ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The ARC Show
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The ARC Show
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
 
 
 
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The ARC Show clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The ARC Show
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The ARC Show
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, N1 | 7 minutes from The ARC Show
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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Meeting venue hire near The ARC Show

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The ARC Show.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as The ARC Show
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The ARC Show
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
Sadler's Wells
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from The ARC Show
Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
 
 
 

Business Design Centre events

 
London Art FairLondon Art FairLondon Art FairNow in its 27th year, the London Art Fair at the Business Design Centre shows no signs of losing its cutting edge. There are two shows within the show: 'Art Projects' where Anna Colin curates 'Dialogues', showcasing contemporary art from across the globe; and 'Photo50', where Sheyi Bankale curates 50 contemporary photographs. At the front is 'The 21st January 2015Sunday 25th January 2015 Where:
Business Design Centre, 52  Upper Street      N1 0QH
Category: event
 
London Art Fair
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  21st to 25th Jan 2015
VENUE  Business Design Centre 
Now in its 27th year, the London Art Fair at the Business Design Centre shows no signs of losing its cutting edge. There are two shows within the show: 'Art Projects' where Anna Colin curates 'Dialogues', showcasing contemporary art from across the globe; and 'Photo50', where Sheyi Bankale curates 50 contemporary photographs. At the front is 'The ... More about this event
 
TECHX15TECHX1516th April 2015Friday 17th April 2015 Where:
Business Design Centre, 52  Upper Street      N1 0QH
Category: event
 
TECHX15
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Shows
DATES  Thursday 16th April 2015 at 9am-6pm & Friday 17th April 2015 at 9am-4pm
VENUE  Business Design Centre 
 

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Orchard Hill
Concerts | On 18th December 2014 

O2 Academy Islington 2 minutes walk from Business Design Centre

This five-piece band from the Oxfordshire and Swindon area performs its commercial pop-rock....More

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Comedy | Until 1st February 2015 

Camden Head 3 minutes walk from Business Design Centre

New act and material night featuring guest performers....More

OperaUpClose: La Boheme
Concerts | Until 4th January 2015 

The King's Head 4 minutes walk from Business Design Centre

An aspiring novelist falls for an immigrant cleaner in Robin Norton-Hale's retelling of Puccini's tragic tale....More

The Merchant Of Venice
Theatre | Until 14th February 2015 

Almeida Theatre 6 minutes walk from Business Design Centre

Ian McDiarmid features as Shylock, in the Royal Shakespeare Company's modern interpretation of the drama about money, race, religion and ...More

King Charles III
Theatre | Until 31st January 2015 

Almeida Theatre 6 minutes walk from Business Design Centre

Charles has to decide how to rule, following the death of the Queen and a lifetime of waiting. Mike Bartlett's ...More

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2015 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 6 minutes walk from Business Design Centre

Metal Rabbit presents Neil Bartlett's adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale of ghosts, greed and goodwill....More

Charming - A Farcical Fairy Tale
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2015 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 6 minutes walk from Business Design Centre

Four French princes, not quite of the charming type, bet to confirm that the first among them to marry will ...More

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Theatre | Until 1st February 2015 

The Little Angel Theatre 6 minutes walk from Business Design Centre

Little Angel Theatre presents a children's show inspired by the Lewis Carroll poem about a boy who ventures into the ...More

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Music | On 18th December 2014 

The Lexington 7 minutes walk from Business Design Centre

Some Weird Sin host their first Christmas special featuring The Parkinsons, The Hip Priests and Louise Distras. After the bands ...More

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Dance | Until 11th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 8 minutes walk from Business Design Centre

Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings ...More

 
 

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