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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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Jake Hill & Josh AJake Hill & Josh AThe US-based pair bring their latest rhymes to the UK's stages.2019-01-24T19:00:00+00002019-01-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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F**ked UpF**ked UpThe Toronto-based outfit plays experimental hardcore from the most recent studio album, Dose Your Dreams.2019-01-25T19:00:00+00002019-01-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Marigold SpitfireMarigold Spitfire2019-01-26T18:30:00+00002019-01-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Rudeboy: The Neville Staple BandRudeboy: The Neville Staple BandThe 'original rude boy' made his name in the 1980s first as frontman with two-tone ska band The Specials and then with Fun Boy Three. With support from Roddy Radiation And The Skabilly Rebels, The Beat Goes Bang and ska DJs till late.2019-01-26T20:00:00+00002019-01-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Rudeboy: The Neville Staple Band
Willie WatsonWillie WatsonAmericana musician and singer and founding member of Old Crow Medicine Show from New York.2019-01-28T19:00:00+00002019-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Willie Watson
Great XPectations: Jade Bird, Ten Tonnes, YonakaGreat XPectations: Jade Bird, Ten Tonnes, YonakaRadio X presents three rising alt rock stars of 2019.2019-01-29T19:00:00+00002019-01-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Great XPectations: Jade Bird, Ten Tonnes, Yonaka
Dilly DallyDilly DallyThis Toronto-originating quartet brings its version of rock music to the UK's stages.2019-01-30T19:00:00+00002019-01-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Dilly Dally
GracesGracesThe indie band combines ambient soundscapes, distorted guitars and pop sensibilities.2019-01-30T19:00:00+00002019-01-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Graces
....And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead....And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of DeadThe band originates from Austin, Texas and is based around the two main members Jason Reece and Conrad Keely. Their music style is hard-edged alternative rock.2019-02-01T19:00:00+00002019-02-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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....And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead
Natalie ShayNatalie ShayThe award-winning young artist from North London presents her Americana-influenced pop-rock originals.2019-02-02T18:30:00+00002019-02-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Natalie Shay

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Holloway Road Tube Station
11 minutes walk
Railway Stations

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Canonbury Overground Station
10 minutes walk
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Car Parks

Elia Mews Car Park
20 minutes walk
Macclesfield Road NCP
25 minutes walk

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £89† 26% 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† 37% 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 £52† 25% 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
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
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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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
Little Angel Studios
London > Entertainment > Theatres
1 Sebbon Street, N1 | 8 minutes from The Garage
Just a few minutes walk from the Little Angel Theatre on Dagmar Passage, Little Angel Studios offer three studio spaces ... 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
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London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Thursday 24th January 2019 at 7pm & Friday 25th January 2019 at 6.30pm
The Garage, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | Same location as The Garage
The US-based pair bring their latest rhymes to the UK's stages....More
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F**ked Up
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Friday 25th January 2019 - 7pm-10pm
The Garage, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | Same location as The Garage
The Toronto-based outfit plays experimental hardcore from the most recent studio album, Dose Your Dreams....More
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Learn The Art Of Pyrography
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 7th February, 13th March and 11th April 2019 - 7pm-9.30pm
The Garage, 181 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Garage
Exhibitions & Art, Crafts....More
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Sights and Attractions near The Garage

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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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Nightlife near The Garage

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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
... 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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The Tragedy Of King Richard The Second
Theatre | Until 2nd February 2019 

Almeida Theatre 10 minutes walk from The Garage

Simon Russell Beale plays King Richard II in a visceral new production about the limits of power, directed by Joe ...More

Outlying Islands
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The King's Head 12 minutes walk from The Garage

Award-winning company Atticist returns to the King's Head Theatre with the first London revival of David Greig's drama about ornithologists ...More

Barry Ferns & Friends
Comedy | On 22nd January 2019 

Angel Comedy Club 15 minutes walk from The Garage

MC Barry Ferns invites favourite comics to perform longer sets....More

In Lipstick
Theatre | Until 27th January 2019 

Pleasance Theatre 15 minutes walk from The Garage

Anne Jenkins's savage comedy explores the fractured life of the modern city through the stories of two damaged young women ...More

Rhys James: Work In Progress
Comedy | On 22nd January 2019 

Pleasance Theatre 15 minutes walk from The Garage

Technical virtuosity and word-play from the still-young stand-up, whose subject is often his own privileged life....More

Tez Ilyas: Work-In-Progress
Comedy | On 22nd January 2019 

Pleasance Theatre 15 minutes walk from The Garage

The breakout comedy star, as seen on Man Like Mobeen, Mock the Week and The Last Leg, tries out new ...More

Gio Spano
Concerts | On 22nd January 2019 

O2 Academy Islington 16 minutes walk from The Garage

The rocker and X-Factor contestant comes to the live stage with his band....More

The Comedy Grotto
Comedy | On 22nd January 2019 

The Star Of Kings 20 minutes walk from The Garage

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

Journeys Drawn: Illustration From The Refugee Crisis
Exhibitions | Until 23rd January 2019 

House of Illustration 22 minutes walk from The Garage

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Grace Regan's all-vegan curry house specialises in meat-free versions of Indian classics....More

 
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