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The GarageThis gritty music venue in Islington is everything a music venue should be, with a low ceiling, great sound system, about six inches separating the band from the mosh pit, and a music policy that takes in all the best established and up-and-coming bands in the country. Since it opened in 1993, The Garage has been a stopping off point for many bands including The Killers, Mumford & Sons and Suede. Other acts who have passed through these doors include Radiohead, Green Day, Muse, Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand, Temples, Jagwar Ma, Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Oasis, among others. In 2017 it was taken on by the same owners as Oslo in Hackney and got a refresh which included an all-day cafe and bar on the ground floor and Thousand Island, an intimate performance space upstairs, in addition to the main 600-capacity space for live concerts and club nights.

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The Dodge BrothersThe Dodge BrothersAmericana of all kinds, blues and skiffle are mixed in to make the original material played by this Southampton-based quartet that includes film critic Mark Kermode.2018-09-21T19:00:00+01002018-09-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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With ConfidenceWith ConfidenceThe Australian trio brings its pop-punk originals to the UK's stages.2018-09-22T19:00:00+01002018-09-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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OshunOshunThe duo of Thandiwe and Niambi Sala from Washington, DC play hip hop and soul.2018-09-23T19:00:00+01002018-09-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Everything EverythingEverything EverythingIndie-rock band from Manchester that formed in late 2007, performing its original songs.2018-09-26T19:00:00+01002018-09-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Stoned JesusStoned JesusThe trio from Kiev, Ukraine, performs its mixed brew of doom metal and stoner rock.2018-09-28T19:00:00+01002018-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Yaaba FunkYaaba FunkThe band from London plays its own style of Afrofunk. Support from Nelson & Friends.2018-09-29T20:00:00+01002018-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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HappysadHappysadThe quintet from Poland, formed in 2001, performs its self-penned melodic rock songs.2018-09-30T18:00:00+01002018-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Yung GravyYung GravyThe American group performs hip hop.2018-10-02T19:00:00+01002018-10-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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The SonicsThe SonicsGarage-rock outfit from Washington.2018-10-04T19:00:00+01002018-10-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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The Sonics
ElderElderThis USA-based quartet performs a melange of psychedelic and progressive rock in its self-penned material.2018-10-05T19:00:00+01002018-10-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Holloway Road Tube Station
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Railway Stations

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Canonbury Overground Station
10 minutes walk
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Elia Mews Car Park
20 minutes walk
Macclesfield Road NCP
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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £92† 29% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 14 minutes from The Garage
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 £73† 34% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 20 minutes from The Garage
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 £38† 38% off
Central Street, EC1V | 26 minutes from The Garage
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 The Garage

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thousand Island
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 1 minute from The Garage
Thousand Island is a self-contained music venue and late night club where Upstairs at The Garage used to be, right next ... More
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Garage
Opened 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 ... More
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Filthy's
London > Entertainment > Live Music
276 Holloway Road, N7 | 12 minutes from The Garage
When Filthy McNasty's closed its doors in Clerkenwell many bemoaned its demise but now Ireland's favourite live music venue has dropped the McNasty and opened up ... More
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Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The Garage
A wonderful night out on London's thriving fringe scene can be had at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, which sits above the cosy, candlelit†pub that shares ... More
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Garage
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 | 10 minutes from The Garage
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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I Will Miss You When You're Gone
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 18th to 29th September 2018 - Various Times
The Garage, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The Garage
Starbound presents a dark comedy about grief, isolation, connection, and mental health, by Canadian playwright, Jessica Moss....More
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Joke For Scope
London > Events > Comedy †Dates: Thursday 20th September 2018 - 7.30pm
The Garage, Compton Terrace, N1 | 3 minutes from The Garage
Russell Howard, Richard Herring, Stuart Mitchell, Sindhu Vee, Chris McCausland and Rosie Jones raise funds and awareness for the disability equality charity Scope....More
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The Plastic Other
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Thursday 20th September 2018 - 7.30pm
The Garage, 207 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from The Garage
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from The Garage
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 Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Garage
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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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 12 minutes from The Garage
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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The best shops and markets near The Garage
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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Garage
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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Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
202 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Garage
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
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Ooh-La-La!
London > Shopping >
147 Holloway Road, N7 | 6 minutes from The Garage
Second-hand... More
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Firezza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
276 St Paul's Road, Islington, N1 | 2 minutes from The Garage
Firezza offers upmarket Neapolitan pizza cooked in stone ovens, eat-in or take-away.... More
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Trullo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
300-302 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The Garage
A superb addition to the Islington eating scene is Trullo, a homely neighbourhood Italian in Highbury in the mould of the River Café (but thankfully not ... More
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LeCoq
London > Restaurants >
292-294 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The Garage
Sisters Ana and Sanja Morris have twenty years of restaurant experience between them: Sanja co-founded Salt Yard Group and Ana ... More
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 10 minutes from The Garage
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 21 minutes from The Garage
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... More
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 22 minutes from The Garage
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
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The Garage gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 16 minutes from The Garage
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 20 minutes from The Garage
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
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Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 20 minutes from The Garage
A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ... More
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The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 4 minutes from The Garage
A well-stocked games cupboard, good gastropub food, a couple of open fires for warming up on chilly evenings, a number of outdoor benches for chilling out ... More
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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 9 minutes from The Garage
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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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Garage
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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The Garage clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Garage
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
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Garage
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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Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 12 minutes from The Garage
Specialising in l ate night cocktails, long happy hours and disco dancing, Simmons bars have been popping up all over town ... More
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Garage.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 4 minutes from The Garage
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Garage
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
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 15 minutes from The Garage
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

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I Will Miss You When You're Gone
Theatre | Until 29th September 2018 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Garage

Starbound presents a dark comedy about grief, isolation, connection, and mental health, by Canadian playwright, Jessica Moss....More

Joke For Scope
Comedy | On 20th September 2018 

Union Chapel 3 minutes walk from The Garage

Russell Howard, Richard Herring, Stuart Mitchell, Sindhu Vee, Chris McCausland and Rosie Jones raise funds and awareness for the disability ...More

The Plastic Other
Concerts | On 20th September 2018 

Hope & Anchor 4 minutes walk from The Garage

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Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 5 minutes walk from The Garage

Paintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, ...More

Dance Nation
Theatre | Until 6th October 2018 

Almeida Theatre 10 minutes walk from The Garage

Bijan Sheibani directs the UK premiere staging of Clare Barron's explosive drama about youthful ambition and the exquisite pain of ...More

The Everywhere Bear
Theatre | Until 11th November 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 10 minutes walk from The Garage

Theatre, Children's Theatre....More

High Ridin'
Theatre | Until 22nd September 2018 

The King's Head 12 minutes walk from The Garage

James Hogan's romantic comedy of two very different men - a teenager travelling north to find a new job and ...More

Son Of Town Hall
Concerts | On 20th September 2018 

The Old Queen's Head 14 minutes walk from The Garage

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Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 20th September 2018 

Angel Comedy Club 15 minutes walk from The Garage

A night for first-timers and experienced acts to try out new material and receive supportive criticism from the audience....More

Build A Rocket
Theatre | Until 23rd September 2018 

Pleasance Theatre 15 minutes walk from The Garage

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