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Almeida TheatreAlong with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 West End transfers in 12 years, and early booking for tickets became essential - by the time the reviews came out, the run was usually sold out. The stuccoed building, once the home of the Islington Literary and Scientific Society was redesigned in 2001-2 , making it an even comfier theatre.

 

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Angel Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

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

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £81  35% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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  23% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 11 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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 £58  38% off
Central Street, EC1V | 17 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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 Theatres nearest Almeida Theatre

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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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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Little Angel Studios
London > Entertainment > Theatres
1 Sebbon Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Almeida Theatre
Just a few minutes walk from the Little Angel Theatre on Dagmar Passage, Little Angel Studios offer three studio spaces ... More
 
 
 
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The Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Almeida Theatre
One of the most striking cinema facades in the city (especially at night when it's all illuminated in startling red and white), the ... More
 
 
 
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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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Angel Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Almeida Theatre
Stand-up comedy every night of the week, with the programme ranging from new comedy talents to well-known TV stalwarts trying out new material. ... More
 
 
 
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The Journey Home
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th April to 5th May 2019 - Various Times
Almeida Theatre, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 2 minutes from Almeida Theatre
Theatre, Children's Theatre....More
 
 
 
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Josefin Ohrn And The Liberation
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 26th April 2019 - 7pm
Almeida Theatre, Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Almeida Theatre
The ensemble from Sweden plays its original psychedelic indie and pop compositions....More
 
 
 
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Out Of This World
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th March - 5th May 2019
Almeida Theatre, 1 Sebbon Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Almeida Theatre
The Little Angel Theatre celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with a new immersive production suitable for children aged 7 to 11. Using ...More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Almeida Theatre
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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 | 4 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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 | 7 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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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Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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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Zoots
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
2 Haven Mews, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Almeida Theatre
Zoots is a home-service dry cleaning outfit, who collect personal and household ironing, laundry and dry cleaning, delivering them back to your door as good as ... More
 
 
 
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Radici
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
30 Almeida Street, N1 | 1 minute from Almeida Theatre
Celebrated chef Francesco Mazzei, chef patron of Sartoria in Mayfair, has teamed up with D&D London to create Radici, an authentic Italian ... More
 
 
 
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La Porchetta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
141 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Almeida Theatre
Pizza & Pasta ... More
 
 
 
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Le Mercury
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
140A Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Almeida Theatre
Mains for under £6 excellent value and a good atmosphere.... More
 
 
 
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 15 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 18 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 18 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 16 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 17 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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 | 17 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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 Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Almeida Theatre
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ... More
 
 
 
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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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 Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Almeida Theatre
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 Almeida Theatre
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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Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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 | 6 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 6 minutes from Almeida Theatre
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Josefin Ohrn And The Liberation
Concerts | On 26th April 2019 

Islington Assembly Hall 3 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

The ensemble from Sweden plays its original psychedelic indie and pop compositions....More

Out Of This World
Theatre | Until 5th May 2019 

Little Angel Studios 4 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

The Little Angel Theatre celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with a new immersive production suitable for ...More

Ryan Bingham
Concerts | On 26th April 2019 

Union Chapel 6 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

Grammy and Oscar-winning singer-songwriter from Texas....More

Light The Torch
Concerts | On 26th April 2019 

O2 Academy Islington 7 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

Los Angeles-based metalcore outfit comprising members of Killswitch Engage and All Shall Perish....More

The Fallen Women: Lex Enduction Hour 3
Music | On 26th April 2019 

The Lexington 12 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

The all-female tribute to The Fall with a karaoke twist....More

JV2 2019
Dance | Until 27th April 2019 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 14 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

Fourteen young dancers, hand-selected by Jasmin Vardimon, perform a triple bill comprising works created by David Lloyd and Maria Doulgeri ...More

Roots Dance Dignified
Concerts | On 26th April 2019 

Scala 18 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

Reggae tunes from Sir Coxsone Outernational Sound, Word, Sound & Power and Aba-Shanti-I....More

Double Bill: Ady Johnson (Trio) / Matt Owens (Duo)
Concerts | On 26th April 2019 

The Harrison 21 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

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