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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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Into The ArkInto The ArkThe band that comprises Dane Lloyd and Taylor Jones from Blackwood, plays its indie-rock originals.2017-10-18T19:00:00+01002017-10-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Into The Ark
Church Of MiseryChurch Of MiseryThe Tokyo-based foursome performs its doom metal originals.2017-10-19T19:00:00+01002017-10-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Anti-Nowhere LeagueAnti-Nowhere LeagueThis 1980-formed group who originate from Tunbridge Wells, bring their hardcore punk originals to the stage.2017-10-20T19:00:00+01002017-10-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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LightyearLightyearThe ska-punk outfit celebrates its 20 year anniversary.2017-10-21T19:00:00+01002017-10-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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GonzoGonzoGuests and residents supply all the indie classics.2017-10-21T23:00:00+01002017-10-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Vallis AlpsVallis AlpsThe Canberra-originating pairing of David Ansari and Parissa Tosif, performs its electronic music originals.2017-10-24T19:00:00+01002017-10-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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MarmozetsMarmozetsTwo sets of siblings comprise this five-piece, Bingley-based band who perform alternative rock and post hardcore originals, with traces of punk and math-rock.2017-10-25T19:00:00+01002017-10-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Strangest ThingsStrangest ThingsAn immersive clubnight influenced by the Netflix TV series, Stranger Things, soundtracked strictly by vinyl records featured in and inspired by the show.2017-10-26T22:00:00+01002017-10-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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RalfyRalfyThe singer-songwriter plays indie pop.2017-10-27T18:30:00+01002017-10-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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HappynessHappynessThe South London trio perform songs from their album Weird Little Birthday.2017-10-27T19:00:00+01002017-10-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Holloway Road Tube Station
11 minutes walk
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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 £84† 42% 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 £91† 36% 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 £47† 37% 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

Nearest to The Garage
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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The Lexington
London > Entertainment > Live Music
96-98 Pentonville Road, Clerkenwell, London N1 | 21 minutes from The Garage
The Lexington is both a music venue and an English pub that thinks it's an American speakeasy. While this may sound like trying to please all ... 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Into The Ark
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Wednesday 18th October 2017 - 7pm
The Garage, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | Same location as The Garage
The band that comprises Dane Lloyd and Taylor Jones from Blackwood, plays its indie-rock originals....More
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Jay
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 17th to 28th October 2017 - Various Times
The Garage, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The Garage
The Lettuce Dream Theatre Company presents a lively comedy about pregnancy, relationships and Prozac Dreams written and directed by Eleonora Fusco....More
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Arte Povera
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 20th September to 17th December 2017 - Various Times
The Garage, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from The Garage
Fifty years after the first Arte Povera show, this exhibition looks at how it has informed the work of several British artists who graduated from art ...More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near 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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Shopping near The Garage

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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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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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 24 minutes from The Garage
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... 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 best pubs near London The Garage.
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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 14 minutes from The Garage
If the Government want to encourage more of a European cafť culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ... 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
... More
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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Contrary Girl
Comedy | Until 20th October 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Garage

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Nadine Shah
Concerts | On 19th October 2017 

Islington Assembly Hall 7 minutes walk from The Garage

Alt rock with hints of jazz from the singer-songwriter and musician, in support of her album Holiday Destination....More

Gabriel Moreno & The Quivering Poets - Album Launch
Concerts | On 19th October 2017 

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

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The Haggis Horns
Concerts | On 19th October 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 16 minutes walk from The Garage

The seven-piece outfit combines heavy breakbeat funk, hip hop, soul and Afrobeat with jazz....More

Wishbone Ash
Concerts | On 19th October 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 16 minutes walk from The Garage

Music from the veteran rock group including the much-loved classics The King Will Come, Throw Down The Sword and Blowin' ...More

Vicki Sargent And Georgie Morrell
Comedy | On 19th October 2017 

The Star Of Kings 20 minutes walk from The Garage

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

Christoph Richter & Denes Varjon
Concerts | On 19th October 2017 

Kings Place 22 minutes walk from The Garage

The cellist and pianist perform selected works by Schumann, including Adagio and Allegro, Op 70....More

John Hegley: Peace, Love And Potatoes
Exhibitions | On 19th October 2017 

Kings Place 22 minutes walk from The Garage

Keats, Daleks, soot, belief, osmosis poems....More

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The team behind Jamavar honour the men who use Mumbai's local railway to deliver home cooked meals across the city with this Maddox Street restaurant....More

Picasso
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The Playground Theatre

The refurbished London theatre opens with Terry d'Alfonso's biographical drama, which explores the professional triumphs and personal tribulations of the revered Spanish painter and sculptor. Peter Tate plays the title role, directed by Michael Hunt....More

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Stylist Live
Exhibitions | From 10th November 

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Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
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Miss Julie
Theatre | From 14th November 

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Exhibitions | From 30th November 

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A new exhibition at the Serpentine presents the work of British artist Rose Wylie, showcasing ...More

 
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Concerts | On 12th November 

SSE Arena, Wembley

In 2017, the MTV European Music Awards (EMAs) are to be held in London for the first time in 21 years. Coming to Wembley's SSE Arena in November, the awards will be hosted by Rita ...More

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