New Beacon Books

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76 Stroud Green Road, N4 3EN
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Mon to Sat 10:30 - 18:00 | Closed Bank Holidays, 1 May & 27 Dec

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New Beacon BooksFounded in 1966 as a publishing house, New Beacon Books was named after the 'The Beacon' magazine, a cultural publication from 1930s Trinidad which gives some indication of the specialist books stocked here. Since the beginning John La Rose set up the bookshop to provide an outlet for the culture, history and politics of Black Britain and Europe, the Caribbean, Africa, African America and Asia. Multi-ethnic children's books are also available at this well-known bookshop at Finsbury Park where just some of the 35,000 books available are displayed.

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Christmas Trees: The Christmas Forest, Finsbury Park
London > Shopping > Specialists
Finsbury Park North-West Gate, Junction of Upper Tollington Park and Endymion Road, N4 | 10 minutes from New Beacon Books
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47 The Broadway, N8 | 19 minutes from New Beacon Books
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Park Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Clifton Terrace, N4 | 4 minutes from New Beacon Books
The 2.2 million Park Theatre is situated two minutes' walk from Finsbury Park tube station and houses a two-tier 200 seat and a 90 seat theatre, ... More
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276 Holloway Road, N7 | 20 minutes from New Beacon Books
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Pleasance Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | 28 minutes from New Beacon Books
The Pleasance Theatre opened in 1995 and quickly became one of the best fringe venues in London. The building was a former timber store for the ... More
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West Reservoir Centre
London > Attractions > Activities
Stoke Newington West Reservoir, Green Lanes, N4 | 15 minutes from New Beacon Books
The purpose-built environmental education and watersports centre is a wonderfully tranquil place on the edge of the city. Based at a decommissioned reservoir in Stoke Newington, ... More
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Woodberry Wetlands
London > Attractions >
Main entrance New River Path via Lordship Road, 226 Lordship Road, N16 | 19 minutes from New Beacon Books
A reservoir in Manor House, Woodberry Wetlands, closed to the public for 180 years, was reopened in 2016 ... More
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London International Gallery of Children's Art
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Waterlow Park Centre, Dartmouth Park Hill, N19 | 27 minutes from New Beacon Books
This fascinating gallery displays exhibitions of children's art from every corner of the world, including artwork by local youngsters. Moving from their original home, a small ... More
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Lulu's Caribbean Cuisine
London > Restaurants > Caribbean restaurants
84 Stroud Green Road, N4 | Same location as New Beacon Books
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Petek Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
Stroud Green Road, Finsbury Park, N4 | Same location as New Beacon Books
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Season Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
53 Stroud Green Road, N4 | 1 minute from New Beacon Books
As our name suggests, with our choice of ingredients and style of cooking we like to follow the seasons. We like to use produce when it's ... More
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 2.2 miles from New Beacon Books
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Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique
London > Education > Evening Classes
Unit 207, Belgravia Workshop, 157-163 Marlborough Road, N19 | 11 minutes from New Beacon Books
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 23 minutes from New Beacon Books
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Rowans Tenpin Bowl
London > Leisure > Games
10 Stroud Green Road, N4 | 6 minutes from New Beacon Books
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Grenville Gardens Community Allotment Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Grenville Gardens, Grenville Road, N19 | 9 minutes from New Beacon Books
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Clissold Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Greenway Close, N4 | 20 minutes from New Beacon Books
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The Faltering Fullback
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Perth Road, N4 | 1 minute from New Beacon Books
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The Old Dairy
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
1-3 Crouch Hill, N4 | 6 minutes from New Beacon Books
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Swimmer at the Grafton Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Eburne Road, N7 | 14 minutes from New Beacon Books
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The Boogaloo
London > Nightlife > Bars
312 Archway Road, N6 | 30 minutes from New Beacon Books
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Dona
London > Nightlife > Bars
92 Stoke Newington High Street, Clapton, N16 | 32 minutes from New Beacon Books
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Ruby's Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
76 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 36 minutes from New Beacon Books
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Little Angel Theatre
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14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2.1 miles from New Beacon Books
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90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 2.4 miles from New Beacon Books
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