Cafe OTO  

 
 
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18-22 Ashwin Street, E8 3DL
 
 
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Cafe - Mon to Fri 9.30am-5.30pm, Sat & Sun 10.30am-5.30pm, reopens 8pm for concerts
 

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Cafe OTOCafe Oto is a vibrant live music venue with the atmosphere of a student union cafe which puts on avant garde music from the Dalston scene. Housed in the old Reeves Artists' Colour Paint Factory - the three storey building was established in 1868 - Cafe Oto includes a large cafe/performance space where you can get lunch, tea and alcoholic drinks with an evening programme of creative new music almost seven nights a week.

 

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Caroline KraabelCaroline KraabelThe London-based saxophonist-composer, accompanied by John Edwards, double bass, Maggie Nicols, voice and taps, Mark Sanders, percussion and the pre-recorded voice of Robert Wyatt perform her work Last, plus an improvised set.2017-12-11T19:30:00+00002017-12-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
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Caroline Kraabel
John Butcher, Angharad Davies, Matt Davis, Dominic Lash And Dimitra Lazaridou-ChatzigogaJohn Butcher, Angharad Davies, Matt Davis, Dominic Lash And Dimitra Lazaridou-ChatzigogaThe saxophonist leads the experimental ensemble with its original material.2017-12-12T19:30:00+00002017-12-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
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John Butcher, Angharad Davies, Matt Davis, Dominic Lash And Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga
Cru ServersCru ServersThe electronic duo serve up experimental sounds supported by London improve group Pataphysical in a performance curated by the 12th Isle label.2017-12-13T19:30:00+00002017-12-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
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Cru Servers
The Transcendence OrchestraThe Transcendence OrchestraThe pairing of Anthony Child and Daniel Bean performs its experimental electronica originals. Support from Jo Johnson.2017-12-14T19:30:00+00002017-12-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
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The Transcendence Orchestra
Leslie Deere, Sharon Gal And Paul Watson, Aine O'Dwyer, Steve Beresford And Crystabel RileyLeslie Deere, Sharon Gal And Paul Watson, Aine O'Dwyer, Steve Beresford And Crystabel RileyCafe Oro's experimental solo-duo-trio format takes to the main space with an eclectic selection of noise artists.2017-12-15T19:30:00+00002017-12-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
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Leslie Deere, Sharon Gal And Paul Watson, Aine O'Dwyer, Steve Beresford And Crystabel Riley
BougeBougeFive highly physical musicians come together to explore their group dynamics in memory of Johannes Bauer. The artists are: Isabelle Duthoit, Luc Ex, Hannah Marshall, Phil Minton and Lauren Kinsella.2017-12-17T19:30:00+00002017-12-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
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Bouge
Goodiepal & PalsGoodiepal & PalsControversial Danish-Faroese musician Parl Kristian Bjorn Vester leads his band of experimental musicians in a performance to raise money for stranded refugees.2017-12-20T19:30:00+00002017-12-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
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Goodiepal & Pals
Jessica SligterJessica SligterOslo and Berlin-based singer and producer Sligter performs cross-genre experimental music. Support comes from London-based electro-experimental duo BirdWorld - aka Gregor Riddell and Adam Teixeira.2017-12-21T19:00:00+00002017-12-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
Category: event
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Jessica Sligter
NkisiNkisiThe Belgium-raised member of the African diaspora works with musicians from the Continent, samples of Central and West African club tracks and her own compositions to explore the visible and invisible binary structures of society. With support from Afrodeutsche and Tribe Of Colin.2017-12-22T19:30:00+00002017-12-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
Category: event
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Nkisi
Elektrick LycanthropeElektrick LycanthropeLive music, readings and discussion on the theme of werewolves, with contributions from black metal inspired duo Meltaot, Earth guitarist Dylan Carlson, dancer Holly Carlson, cartoonist SavX and interdisciplinary artist Sharon Gal.2018-01-09T19:30:00+00002018-01-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
Category: event
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Elektrick Lycanthrope
 

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2 minutes walk
 
 
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30 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 26 minutes from Cafe OTO
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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £111  23% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 27 minutes from Cafe OTO
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275 Old Street, EC1V | 28 minutes from Cafe OTO
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
 
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Servant Jazz Quarters
London > Entertainment > Live Music
10a Bradbury Street, N16 | 3 minutes from Cafe OTO
Despite the name, Servant Jazz Quarters is not strictly a jazz club. Instead you'll find music from many genres at this Dalston music venue which supports ... More
 
 
 
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 24 minutes from Cafe OTO
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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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 24 minutes from Cafe OTO
This 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 ... More
 
 
 
 
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Near Cafe OTO
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Arcola Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, E8 | Same location as Cafe OTO
This renowned community theatre is at the heart of Hackney and Dalston's flourishing arts scene, and one of the best places in London to see new ... More
 
 
 
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Rio Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
107 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 3 minutes from Cafe OTO
In 1905, Clara Ludski decided that the new "electric pictures" were the wave of the future, hired an architect, and had her auctioneers' workshop converted into ... More
 
 
 
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The Vortex Jazz Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
11 Gillett Square, N16 | 3 minutes from Cafe OTO
Though The Vortex has lost a little of its ramshackle charm in the relocation from Stoke Newington to Dalston, it remains the epitome of an underground ... More
 
 
 
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Caroline Kraabel
London > Events > Music  Dates: Monday 11th December 2017 - 7.30pm
Cafe OTO, 18-22 Ashwin Street, E8 | Same location as Cafe OTO
The London-based saxophonist-composer, accompanied by John Edwards, double bass, Maggie Nicols, voice and taps, Mark Sanders, percussion and the pre-recorded voice of Robert Wyatt perform her ...More
 
 
 
Now On
OperaUpClose: Eugene Onegin
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 22nd November to 23rd December 2017 - Various Times
Cafe OTO, 24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, E8 | Same location as Cafe OTO
Lucy Bradley directs the Olivier Award-winning company in a new English version of Tchaikovsky's sweeping coming-of-age opera....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
The Spyglass Project Presents Dancing In Dalston
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 9th and 11th to 15th Dec 2017 - Various Times
Cafe OTO, 578 Kingsland Road, E8 | 2 minutes from Cafe OTO
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Gillett Square
London > Attractions >
Gillett Square, N16 | 3 minutes from Cafe OTO
On the western flank of Gillett Square in Dalston, East London, stands The Dalston Culture House which houses the world famous Vortex Jazz Club on its ... More
 
 
 
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Open School East
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The Rose Lipman Building, 43 De Beauvoir Road, Islington, London N1 | 12 minutes from Cafe OTO
Open School East opens in September 2013. Open School East is an art school and communal space, commissioned and funded by the Barbican and Create London ... More
 
 
 
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Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
69 Shakespeare Walk, N16 | 13 minutes from Cafe OTO
A free to use, open access playground in Stoke Newington, Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground gives children aged 6 to 15 access to indoor and outdoor activities ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Cafe OTO

The best shops and markets near Cafe OTO
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Prick
London > Shopping >
492 Kingsland Road, E8 | 5 minutes from Cafe OTO
Prick, London's first boutique dedicated to cacti and other succulents, is the brainchild of Gynelle Leon, an award-winning photographer with a career in forensic science, finance ... More
 
 
 
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The Peanut Vendor
London > Shopping > House and Garden
133 Newington Green Road, N1 | 11 minutes from Cafe OTO
The Peanut Vendors are Barny and Becky who scour bric-a-brac stalls, markets and auctions so you don't have to. Stylish furniture and accessories for the home ... More
 
 
 
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Mint Vintage
London > Shopping > Clothing
71-73 Stoke Newington High Street, Covent Garden, London N16 | 16 minutes from Cafe OTO
Mint Vintage specialises in men's and ladies clothing from seventies sheepskin to hidden vintage gems. No musty second hand cast-offs here. Instead you get an extensive ... More
 
 
 
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Shanghai
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
41 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 1 minute from Cafe OTO
Shanghai occupies the listed premises of a former East End pie and mash shop built when Queen Victoria was on the throne and the atmospheric old ... More
 
 
 
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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
148 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 3 minutes from Cafe OTO
... More
 
 
 
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Somine Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
131 Kingsland High Street, Dalston, E8 | 3 minutes from Cafe OTO
... More
 
 
 
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Education near Cafe OTO

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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 1 minute from Cafe OTO
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 27 minutes from Cafe OTO
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 31 minutes from Cafe OTO
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dalston Lane, E8 | 1 minute from Cafe OTO
Prior to the creation of the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, which first opened in July 2010, the land was a derelict site where an old railway ... More
 
 
 
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 10 minutes from Cafe OTO
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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London Fields Lido
London > Leisure > Activities
London Fields, Westside, E8 | 13 minutes from Cafe OTO
London's only Olympic sized heated outdoor swimming pool, the luxurious London Fields Lido was re-opened amid much excitement in October 2006 after almost 20 years of ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Cafe OTO.
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Barden's Boudoir
London > Nightlife > Pubs
38-44 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 6 minutes from Cafe OTO
A late licence, DJ decks, P.A., stage for live bands, two bars and friendly bar staff selling bottled drinks and beers on tap plus an extensive ... More
 
 
 
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Prince George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Parkholme Road, E8 | 6 minutes from Cafe OTO
The gentrification of Dalston means that the Prince George is now less of an old man's backstreet local and more of a skinny-jeans-and-ironic-haircut establishment filled with ... More
 
 
 
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The Alma
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
59 Newington Green Road, N1 | 11 minutes from Cafe OTO
Movie themed pub in Islington offering Popcorn, Craft Beer (Bottled and Draft), fine wine, a very long list of Bourbon whiskeys, Thai Grill, Pop up Sunday ... More
 
 
 
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Dalston Roof Park
London > Nightlife > Bars
18 Ashwin Street, E8 | Same location as Cafe OTO
On the roof of The Print House, a former factory for catalogues, crayons and pencils, sits Dalston Roof Park, an urban oasis four floors up over ... More
 
 
 
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The Nest
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Stoke Newington Road, Dalston, N16 | 6 minutes from Cafe OTO
Opened in 2010, The Nest has become one of London's top clubbing experiences, showcasing the best new dance music talent from around ... More
 
 
 
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Prince George
London > Nightlife >
40 Parkholme Road, E8 | 6 minutes from Cafe OTO
The gentrification of Dalston means that the Prince George is now less of an old man's backstreet local and more of a skinny-jeans-and-ironic-haircut establishment filled with ... More
 
 
 
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 23 minutes from Cafe OTO
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 23 minutes from Cafe OTO
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 25 minutes from Cafe OTO
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OperaUpClose: Eugene Onegin
Concerts | Until 23rd December 2017 

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Lucy Bradley directs the Olivier Award-winning company in a new English version of Tchaikovsky's sweeping coming-of-age opera....More

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Exhibitions | Until 15th December 2017 

The Junction Rooms 2 minutes walk from Cafe Oto

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Pop-Up Screens Cinema in the Snow
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Seasonal | Until 24th December 2017 

Hackney Showroom 12 minutes walk from Cafe Oto

Pop Up Screens returns to the Hackney Showroom for a winter residency this year, transforming the former print works into ...More

 
Cinderella at Hackney Empire
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Theatre | Until 31st December 2017 

Hackney Empire 16 minutes walk from Cafe Oto

This Christmas, Harlem meets Hackney in the classic rags to riches tale of Cinderella.West End performer Aisha Jawando (most recently ...More

 

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