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Islington Assembly HallOpened in 1930, Islington Assembly Hall, the headquarters of the Borough of Islington, was extensively refurbished in 2010 by Islington Council to become a live music venue. The grade II listed building retains much of its art deco interior and original architectural detail, including its magnificent stage. The listed Victorian building also houses the local Registry Office and Ceremony Rooms, and is renowned for its grand facade and imposing marble staircase. The main hall holds up to 600 people standing for a concert or up to 230 in a theatre-style layout for conferences, film screenings, award ceremonies and civil ceremonies. The tiered balcony seats a further 200 guests and is used at the majority of concerts held here.

 

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Teenage FanclubTeenage FanclubThe legendary outfit formed in 1989 return to the stage to perform their original alternative rock and indie-pop sounds.2016-09-05T19:00:00+01002016-09-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Islington Assembly Hall,   Upper Street      N1 2UD
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Teenage Fanclub
SwansSwansThe American experimental rock group return to the stage ahead of the release of their new record, The Glowing Man.2016-10-13T19:00:00+01002016-10-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Islington Assembly Hall,   Upper Street      N1 2UD
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The TriffidsThe Triffids2016-10-21T19:00:00+01002016-10-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Islington Assembly Hall,   Upper Street      N1 2UD
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The Triffids
KhruangbinKhruangbinThe Texan trio performs psychedelic, electro funk with a hypnotic feel, influenced by Thai music of the 1960s.2016-10-25T19:00:00+01002016-10-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Islington Assembly Hall,   Upper Street      N1 2UD
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GabrielleGabrielleThe R&B and soul songstress returns to the stage to perform a selection of her biggest hits from her extensive back catalogue.2016-11-06T18:00:00+00002016-11-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Islington Assembly Hall,   Upper Street      N1 2UD
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Gabrielle
Okkervil RiverOkkervil RiverThe band hailing from Austin, Texas and formed in the 1990s return to the stage to perform material from their latest album, Away.2016-11-10T19:00:00+00002016-11-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Islington Assembly Hall,   Upper Street      N1 2UD
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Okkervil River
Turin BrakesTurin BrakesThe Balham-formed folk and indie rockers perform songs from their seventh studio album Lost Property.2016-12-09T19:00:00+00002016-12-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Islington Assembly Hall,   Upper Street      N1 2UD
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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  24% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 8 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
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 £69  39% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 14 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
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
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £59  28% off
Central Street, EC1V | 19 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Live Music nearest Islington Assembly Hall

Nearest to Islington Assembly Hall
Union Chapel
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Compton Terrace, N1 | 4 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
This Grade II listed building just south of Highbury Corner functions not only as a place of worship, it is also one of London's most unique ... More
 
 
 
Buffalo Bar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
259 Upper Street, Highbury Corner, N1 | 5 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
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Entertainment near Islington Assembly Hall

Near Islington Assembly Hall
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
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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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
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
 
 
 
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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
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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Richard III
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 7th June to 6th August 2016
Almeida Theatre, Almeida Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
Ralph Fiennes returns to the Almeida after 16 years to take the lead in the theatre's opening 2016/17 production, Richard III. Taking the title role, Fiennes ...More
 
 
 
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Noel Coward & Friends Live In Las Vegas
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Sunday 24th July 2016 at 8pm & Sunday 31st July 2016 at 3.30pm and 8pm
The King's Head, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
An affectionate tribute to Noel Coward, Ivor Novello and Gertrude Lawrence, that premiered at the Edinburgh Festival in 2015....More
 
 
 
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Stand Up Tempest
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th Jul & 18th Jul and 9th Aug to 11th Aug 2016 - Various Times
Hen & Chickens Theatre, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 6 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
Gowild Theatre presents an exploration of Prospero's story of revenge, magic and mystery as one man performs a host of comic characters, weaving Shakespeare's language with ...More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Islington Assembly Hall

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Islington Assembly Hall
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
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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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 4 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
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 Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 5 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
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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Shopping near Islington Assembly Hall

The best shops and markets near Islington Assembly Hall
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Islington Assembly Hall
This interior designer's delight opened in 1996, specialising in items that add a touch of city living chic to the home. Vintage and contemporary furniture and ... More
 
 
 
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Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
This design-orientated lifestyle store offers a wide range to choose from. From fashion, to homeware, to cosmetics, it's all here at Aria. Pick up a pastel-coloured ... More
 
 
 
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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
The seed for the Gill Wing Cookshop was sewn in early 1980s when Tim and Gill Wing started out by making ceramics and selling their wares ... More
 
 
 
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The Blue Legume
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
177 Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Islington Assembly Hall
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Fish & Chip Shop
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
189 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
Since opening in June 2013, The Fish & Chip Shop in Islington has been giving diners an upmarket, quality fish 'n chippie. Owned by former CEO ... More
 
 
 
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The Dolls House Islington
London > Restaurants >
181 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
Quentin Blake style drawings and trompe l'oeil wallpapers drawn on with monochrome marker pen set the tone at The Dolls House, the second such venture from ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Islington Assembly Hall

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Islington Student Support Section
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Islington Education Service, Laycock Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
Student support ... More
 
 
 
William Tyndale School
London > Education >
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
Islington primary school.... More
 
 
 
Centre for Homeopathic Education
London > Education > Medical Schools
First Floor, 243 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Islington Assembly Hall

Islington Assembly Hall gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Islington Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
142 B Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
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Islington Float Tank
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
239 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
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Yoga Base
London > Leisure > Fitness
255 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
Yoga ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Islington Assembly Hall

The best pubs near London Islington Assembly Hall.
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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
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 Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
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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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 6 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
The Marquess Tavern opened May 2006 and has subsequently won a number of awards including Time Out Gastropub of the Year the very year it opened. ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Islington Assembly Hall

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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Islington Assembly Hall
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
 
 
 
Lucky Voice Islington
London > Nightlife >
173-174 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Islington Assembly Hall
This second Lucky Voice venture on Upper Street comes after the success of the flagship private karaoke venue in Soho. The chain has done wonders in ... More
 
 
 
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
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 Islington Assembly Hall

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Islington Assembly Hall.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 3 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
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
 
 
 
Almeida Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Almeida Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Islington Assembly Hall
... More
 
 
 
 

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Vamos Cuba!
Vamos Cuba!
Dance | Until 21st August 2016 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 1.37 miles from Islington Assembly Hall

Set in the chaos of Havana airport, the acclaimed Cuban choreographer Nilda Guerra presents a show which mixed traditional and ...More

 
Radioactivity
Concerts | On 30th July 2016 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from Islington Assembly Hall

Four-piece punk rock outfit from USA featuring The Novice's Jeff Burke plus Jeff Burke, Mark Ryan, and Gregory Rutherford....More

Burn Down The Disco
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th July 2016 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Islington Assembly Hall

Indie, soul, synth, ska and rock'n'roll courtesy of guests and residents....More

Club De Fromage
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th August 2016 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Islington Assembly Hall

Residents and guests play rock and pop anthems from Lady Gaga, Queen, Take That and more....More

Frost
Music | On 30th July 2016 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Islington Assembly Hall

BAFTA-nominated and Ivor Novello award-winning songwriter Jem Godfrey's progressive rock four-piece....More

Richard III
Richard III
Theatre | Until 6th August 2016 

Almeida Theatre 2.03 miles from Islington Assembly Hall

Ralph Fiennes returns to the Almeida after 16 years to take the lead in the theatre's opening 2016/17 production, Richard ...More

 
Chameleons Vox
Concerts | On 30th July 2016 

The Garage 2.5 miles from Islington Assembly Hall

Bassist Mark Burgess collaborates with Yves Altana on drums and guitarists Neil Dwerryhouse and Chris Oliver on this latest incarnation ...More

 
 
 
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