The Lighthouse  

 
 
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190 New North Road, Islington, Canonbury Yard, London N1 7BJ
 
 
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The Lighthouse in Canonbury is the 5,000 square feet studio space run by creative agency ditto who run regular events including a monthly storytelling session and art exhibition evening. It features a diverse range of artists, icons, companies, collectives, personalities and raconteurs, who share the story of who they are and how they got there with a public audience, alongside a gallery exhibition.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Haggerston Overground Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £85  41% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 11 minutes from The Lighthouse
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
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  38% off
Central Street, EC1V | 14 minutes from The Lighthouse
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  34% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 16 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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Entertainment near The Lighthouse

Near The Lighthouse
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Lighthouse
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 Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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Droll
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Saturday 2nd September 2017 - 7pm-8pm
The Lighthouse, 2A Shepperton Road, Islington, N1 | 4 minutes from The Lighthouse
...More
 
 
 
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Stupid Sunday
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Sunday 3rd September 2017 - 7pm-9pm
The Lighthouse, 2A Shepperton Road, Islington, N1 | 4 minutes from The Lighthouse
Comedy, Musical....More
 
 
 
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The Unseen Hour
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Wednesday 6th September 2017 - 8pm-9pm
The Lighthouse, 2A Shepperton Road, Islington, N1 | 4 minutes from The Lighthouse
A new horror comedy podcast, performed every month at the theatre. All is not what it seems in these stories of the uncanny, recorded in front ...More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Lighthouse
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 7 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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Open School East
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The Rose Lipman Building, 43 De Beauvoir Road, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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Shopping near The Lighthouse

The best shops and markets near The Lighthouse
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A Furry World
London > Shopping > Pet Care
29a Sheperton Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Lighthouse
Despite their nauseating name, A Furry World offers a first-rate range of services for your pet. Advertised as a holistic pet care service where the emphasis ... More
 
 
 
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Cass Art Islington
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from The Lighthouse
Art shop in Islington that also hosts drawing events. ... More
 
 
 
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Cass Art
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Lighthouse
The flagship store of this art mini-chain stocks something for everyone from the eager beginnner to the consumate expert - water colours, oils, drawing and much ... More
 
 
 
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North Star
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
188-190 New North Road, Islington, London N1 | Same location as The Lighthouse
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Baring
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Baring Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Lighthouse
... More
 
 
 
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Tierra Peru
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
164 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Lighthouse
South American Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 17 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 18 minutes from The Lighthouse
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 19 minutes from The Lighthouse
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 Lighthouse gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 16 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 17 minutes from The Lighthouse
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 18 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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The best pubs near London The Lighthouse.
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The Baring
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Baring Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Lighthouse
... More
 
 
 
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Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from The Lighthouse
This pioneering organic pub has done a good job of going gastro without losing the atmosphere of a proper boozer. In part, this is due to ... More
 
 
 
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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 8 minutes from The Lighthouse
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
 
 
 
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The Lighthouse clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 11 minutes from The Lighthouse
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Lighthouse.
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Lighthouse
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 | 12 minutes from The Lighthouse
... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 13 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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Happy
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The King's Head 10 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

Thom Sellwood's contemporary musical set against the London chemsex scene about a man who is trying to reconnect with the ...More

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Life Drawing & Painting Summer School
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Candid Arts Galleries 14 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

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LGBT+ Artists Programme Talking Genders
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Angel Underground Station 14 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

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Sisterbound
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Hen & Chickens Theatre 14 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

Mugshot Theatre present an episodic drama following Jen and Soph which explores the meaning of sisterhood....More

Moments
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Award-winning writer Julia Cranney presents the delicately moving story of two people with nothing in common who are suddenly drawn ...More

Perve
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Hen & Chickens Theatre 14 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

A provocative comedy by Sibling Productions which looks at our modern day obsession with all things sex. Adult content....More

Rat In A Box
Theatre | Until 26th August 2017 

The Courtyard Theatre 15 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

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