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Angel Tube Station
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
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Macclesfield Road NCP
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  28% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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 £84  29% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 12 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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 £60  22% off
Central Street, EC1V | 17 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Parr's Head clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Old Parr's Head
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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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
If the Government want to encourage more of a European café culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ... More
 
 
 
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The Curious Adventures Of Pinocchio: Lyngo Theatre (Over 4s)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th Mar to 2nd Apr 2017 - Various Times
The Old Parr's Head, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 1 minute from The Old Parr's Head
The true story of Pinocchio as told by Patrick Lynch from Cbeebies....More
 
 
 
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Pricked Out
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Monday 27th March 2017 at 8.30pm & Wednesday 29th March 2017 at 3pm
The Old Parr's Head, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
Nicholas de Jongh's magic realist play delves into time past to pose questions about the one sensational love affair of William Shakespeare's life. Directed by Matthew ...More
 
 
 
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Hamlet
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th February to 8th April 2017
The Old Parr's Head, Almeida Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
After starring in Mary Stuart in late 2016, Juliet Stevenson returns to the Almeida stage this year to star in Hamlet, playing Gertrude. Sherlock and Spectre ...More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Old Parr's Head
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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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Old Parr's Head
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Old Parr's Head
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 | 3 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 6 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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 best shops and markets near The Old Parr's Head
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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 | 3 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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 | 4 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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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Pasha
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
301 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Old Parr's Head
North African cuisine. Booking advised on weekends. ... More
 
 
 
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Carluccio's
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
305-307 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Old Parr's Head
Carluccio's are springing up all over the place, from Bluewater to Brent Cross, spreading the gospel of good fresh superior Italian food. Each restaurant is also ... More
 
 
 
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La Petite Auberge
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
283 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Old Parr's Head
French Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Old Parr's Head

Near The Old Parr's Head
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 19 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 19 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 20 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 18 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 19 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 19 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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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Meeting venue hire near The Old Parr's Head

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Old Parr's Head.
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Old Parr's Head
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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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 6 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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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Ben Haenow
Concerts | On 29th March 2017 

Scala 24 minutes walk from The Old Parr's Head

The Croydon-born singer and X Factor winner in 2014, performs commercial soul and pop....More

English National Ballet - Pina Bausch, William Forsythe and Hans van Manen
English National Ballet - Pina Bausch, William Forsythe and Hans van Manen
Dance | Until 1st April 2017 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 1.37 miles from The Old Parr's Head

Not seen in the UK since 2008, English National Ballet is only the second ballet company in the world to ...More

 
Jesca Hoop
Concerts | On 29th March 2017 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from The Old Parr's Head

The Manchester-based singer-songwriter from California performs a selection of her unique folk, blues, jazz, pop and experimental material....More

Daoiri Farrell & The Damien O'Kane Trio
Dance | On 29th March 2017 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from The Old Parr's Head

A double headliner featuring the Northern Irish folk musician and folk pop ensemble....More

D Double E
Music | On 29th March 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from The Old Parr's Head

East London's grime master, known for collaborative work with Wiley, Skepta and Katy B....More

Elger Esser: Morgenland
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

Parasol Unit 1.73 miles from The Old Parr's Head

Photographic works taken in Lebanon, Egypt and Israel from 2004 to 2015 by the German artist....More

Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | Until 30th March 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 1.81 miles from The Old Parr's Head

A mixed bill with experienced acts trying new material and some acts trying stand up for the first time....More

Electric Wednesday
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th July 2017 

Club Aquarium 1.88 miles from The Old Parr's Head

Francesco Poggi, CASSIMM and a host of weekly guests spin house and techno all night long....More

Pricked Out
Theatre | Until 29th March 2017 

The King's Head 1.96 miles from The Old Parr's Head

Nicholas de Jongh's magic realist play delves into time past to pose questions about the one sensational love affair of ...More

Hamlet
Hamlet
Theatre | Until 8th April 2017 

Almeida Theatre 2.03 miles from The Old Parr's Head

After starring in Mary Stuart in late 2016, Juliet Stevenson returns to the Almeida stage this year to star in ...More

 

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