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

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Discover what's on in London 2018 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2018 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £95  37% 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 £81  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 £43  37% 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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Alternative Pubs nearest The Old Parr's Head

The best pubs near London The Old Parr's Head.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Nightlife near The Old Parr's Head

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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 Twilight Zone
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th December 2017 to 27th January 2018
The Old Parr's Head, Almeida Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
Magic, science fiction and fantasy collide in Anne Washburn's stage adaptation of stories from the cult TV series written by Rod Serling, Charles Beaumont and Richard ...More
 
 
 
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East
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th January to 3rd February 2018 - Various Times
The Old Parr's Head, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
Steven Berkoff's darkly comic tale based on growing up in the East End of London. Contains frequent strong language....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Now On
London Art Fair
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 17th to 21st Jan 2018
The Old Parr's Head, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
Now in its 30th year, the London Art Fair at the Business Design Centre shows no signs of losing its cutting edge. Whether you're buying or ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Old Parr's Head

Near The Old Parr's Head
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Sights and Attractions near The Old Parr's Head

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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Shopping near The Old Parr's Head

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Restaurants near The Old Parr's Head

What are the best dining options near The Old Parr's Head London?
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 17 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Leisure near The Old Parr's Head

The Old Parr's Head gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 6 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Sleepyhead
Theatre | Until 4th February 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 1 minute walk from The Old Parr's Head

Michael Fowkes's sleepy tale about Dad, who longs for his baby to go to sleep so he can too....More

Angel Comedy Pro Night
Comedy | On 19th January 2018 

Angel Comedy Club 5 minutes walk from The Old Parr's Head

A night of top stand-up from familiar faces on the comedy circuit. Line-up TBA....More

Yasmine Hugonnet
Theatre | Until 20th January 2018 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 14 minutes walk from The Old Parr's Head

A slow-burn performance that sees the Swiss choreographer shifting between postures and movements referenced in historic paintings, ancient sculptures, marionettes ...More

Criminal
Comedy | On 19th January 2018 

Kings Place 18 minutes walk from The Old Parr's Head

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The Ragging Of Time
Concerts | On 19th January 2018 

Kings Place 18 minutes walk from The Old Parr's Head

Simon H Fell leads a quintet to celebrate 100 years of jazz history in a dizzying musical kaleidoscope that spirals ...More

Lawrence Power And Simon Crawford-Philips
Concerts | On 19th January 2018 

Kings Place 18 minutes walk from The Old Parr's Head

The viola-player and the pianist perform works by Shostakovich, Mark-Antony Turnage, Falla, Berlioz and Prokofiev....More

A Night Of Albino
Concerts | On 19th January 2018 

The Harrison 23 minutes walk from The Old Parr's Head

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Tidy Up
Tidy Up
Theatre | From 16th February 

Southbank Centre

A work by the charming Peutetre Theatre company about chaos and order for children....More

 
Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Queen Of Hoxton

Head to the cosy Moroccan WigWam sitting atop The Queen of Hoxton this Valentine's Day for Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust. Celebrating feminine wit and desire, the ...More

The Potato Puppet Playground
The Potato Puppet Playground
Kids Events | From 17th February 

The CentrE17

The humble potato becomes the root of spud-related ...More

 
Valentine's DIY Porn Workshop
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Book Club

Things are getting raunchy at The Book Club this Valentine's Day with the DIY Porn Workshop. For those who have always wanted to create a naughty home movie ...More

The CentrE17
Entertainment 

CentrE17 is a vibrant performance venue in Walthamstow, run by the community, for the community....More

Little Mochi Man
Little Mochi Man
Theatre | On 3rd February 

Half Moon Young People's Theatre

Mixing modern and traditional Japanese forms of storytelling and inspired by the traditions of Shogatsu ...More

 
Mischief And Mysteries In Moomin Valley
Mischief And Mysteries In Moomin Valley
Theatre | From 10th February 

Southbank Centre

A storytelling experience complete with puppetry, original music ...More

 
Social Bingo Academy
Social Bingo Academy
Sporting Events | On 27th January 

180 Arlington Road

Having already pioneered bingo for young people with Rebel Bingo, the same team now present ...More

 
Facebook Gallery of Groups
Facebook Gallery of Groups
Exhibitions | From 8th February 

The gallery@oxo

This February, Facebook presents its first real-world exhibition, ...More

 
Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2018
Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2018
Dance | On 25th February 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

The Russian Ballet Icons Gala is an annual, ...More

 
Chivaree Circus & Upstage Creative: Becoming Shades
Dance | From 24th January 

The Vaults, Arch 233

The contemporary circus troupe Chivaree Circus brings together live music, aerial acrobatics, fire, dance and mime, in a re-imagining of the classic myth of Persephone. After a sell-out ...More

The Coach Makers Arms
The Coach Makers Arms
Dining 

The Coach Makers Arms from Cubitt House combines a bar, first floor dining room, and ...More

 
The Gunmakers
The Gunmakers
Drinking 

An historic 19th Century public house in Clerkenwell taken over by the people who brought ...More

 
Harringay Arms
Harringay Arms
Drinking 

Embracing its traditional charms the pub's owners, brothers Ben and Anthony, have breathed new life ...More

 
Wildflower
Wildflower
Dining 

Set within south London creative hub Peckham Levels, Wildflower is an informal vegetarian and vegan ...More

 
The Spread Eagle
The Spread Eagle
Dining 

One of London's oldest pubs, The Spread Eagle in Homerton focuses on premium liquor, fine ...More

 
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
Entertainment 

Bringing the fantasies of many '90s children and ...More

 
Real Ale, Maida Vale
Real Ale, Maida Vale
Shopping 

Real Ale is a craft beer and natural wine specialist on Formosa Street, Little Venice....More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
Kettner's Townhouse
Kettner's Townhouse
Hotels 

Lovingly restored by Soho House, Kettner's reopened after a two year refurbishment in January 2018....More

 
Jidori
Jidori
Dining 

The team behind Jidori, the much-loved yakitori restaurant in Dalston comes to Covent Garden and ...More

 
August in London 2018
Article 

Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
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A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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