The Lighthouse

 
 
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190 New North Road, Islington, Canonbury Yard, London N1 7BJ 
 
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  • Visitor Information

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.

 

LondonTown.com - The Lighthouse Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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London Events 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
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Hotels near The Lighthouse

Near The Lighthouse
Hilton London Islington Hotel London
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £83  40% 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
 
 
 
Citadines St Mark's London London
Citadines St Mark's London
London > Apartment > Apartment  from £64  42% off
300 City Road, EC1V | 12 minutes from The Lighthouse
Located nearby to Sadler's Wells Theatre, St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London, Citadines St Mark's is a 4-star apartment hotel that aims to accommodate business ...More
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel London
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £55  23% 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
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Lighthouse

Near The Lighthouse
The Little Angel Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The 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
 
 
 
The King's Head London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
The Screen on the Green London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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 dinky Screen on ...More
 
 
 
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Events near The Lighthouse

Near The Lighthouse
The Polar Express London
Now On
The Polar Express
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 26th Dec 2014 to 1st Jan 2015
The Screen on the Green, 83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Lighthouse
One snowy Christmas Eve, an eight-year-old boy lies awake in his bed waiting nervously for the sound of the bells on Santa's sleigh. At five minutes ...More
 
 
 
Love Shelter London
Ends Today
Love Shelter
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Sunday 28th December 2014 - 6pm-12midnight
The Russian Bar, 267 Kingsland Road, E2 | 12 minutes from The Lighthouse
Deep house and tribal beats courtesy of resident DJs Smokin Jo and Miguel Pelitero....More
 
 
 
The Rowan Martin Band London
Today Only
The Rowan Martin Band
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 28th December 2014 - 8pm-11pm
Charlie Wrights International Bar, 45 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, N1 | 14 minutes from The Lighthouse
The London-based singer-songwriter performs his original material accompanied by his musicians....More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Lighthouse

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Lighthouse
Open School East London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Open School East
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The Rose Lipman Building, 43 De Beauvoir Road, 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
 
 
 
The Little Angel Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Victoria Miro London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Miro
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16 Wharf Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Lighthouse
The Victoria Miro originally opened in Cork Street in London, W1, in 1985. The gallery moved to its present location in 16 Wharf Road, Islington, in ...More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Lighthouse

The best shops and markets near The Lighthouse
A Furry World London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Cass Art Islington London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cass Art Islington
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, N1 | 8 minutes from The Lighthouse
Art shop in Islington that also hosts drawing events. ...More
 
 
 
Cass Art London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Restaurants near The Lighthouse

What are the best dining options near The Lighthouse London?
North Star London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
North Star
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
188-190 New North Road, N1 | Same location as The Lighthouse
British Cuisine...More
 
 
 
The Baring London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Baring
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Baring Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Lighthouse
...More
 
 
 
Tierra Peru London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tierra Peru
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
164 Essex Road, N1 | 5 minutes from The Lighthouse
South American Cuisine...More
 
 
 
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Education near The Lighthouse

Near The Lighthouse
LSO St Luke's London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
City Journalism London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Connexions Careers Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Careers 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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Leisure near The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
London Fencing Club London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, 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
 
 
 
London Dance Academy London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, 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
 
 
 
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dalston Lane, E8 | 19 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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Pubs near The Lighthouse

The best pubs near London The Lighthouse.
The Baring London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Baring
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Baring Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Lighthouse
...More
 
 
 
Duke of Cambridge London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Marquess Tavern London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Nightlife near The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Colebrookes London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Hoxley & Porter London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, 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
 
 
 
Pisco Embassy London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, N1 | 11 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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Meeting venue hire near The Lighthouse

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Lighthouse.
Little Angel Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Union Chapel London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 12 minutes from The Lighthouse
...More
 
 
 
Business Design Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Billy The Kid - A Panto Western
Theatre | Until 10th January 2015 

Rosemary Branch Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

A fun, music-filled, entertaining festive show from Charles Court Opera, evoking the mayhem of the Wild West. With director John ...More

Jabberwocky
Theatre | Until 1st February 2015 

The Little Angel Theatre 9 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

Little Angel Theatre presents a children's show inspired by the Lewis Carroll poem about a boy who ventures into the ...More

Cindermouse: Little Angel Theatre
Cindermouse: Little Angel Theatre
Theatre | Until 1st February 2015 

The Little Angel Theatre 9 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

A host of colourful glove and rod puppet characters travel to the land of mice where hardworking little Cindermouse, the ...More

 
Angel Comedy
Comedy | Until 1st February 2015 

Camden Head 10 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

New act and material night featuring guest performers....More

Love Shelter
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th December 2014 

The Russian Bar 12 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

Deep house and tribal beats courtesy of resident DJs Smokin Jo and Miguel Pelitero....More

The Rowan Martin Band
Concerts | On 28th December 2014 

Charlie Wrights International Bar 14 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

The London-based singer-songwriter performs his original material accompanied by his musicians....More

Charming - A Farcical Fairy Tale
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2015 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 15 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

Four French princes, not quite of the charming type, bet to confirm that the first among them to marry will ...More

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2015 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 15 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

Metal Rabbit presents Neil Bartlett's adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale of ghosts, greed and goodwill....More

Christmas Past
Christmas Past
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Geffrye Museum 15 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

Each year the Geffrye Museum celebrates Christmas with a look at the way Christmas traditions have evolved over years at ...More

 
Ewan Bleach
Concerts | Until 28th December 2014 

The Nightjar Bar 15 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

The jazz multi-instrumentalist specialises in blues and jazz pieces from the 1920s and 1930s....More

 

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May in London 2013

Theatre is a hot ticket in May with the opening of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Simon Russell Beale ...More

 
Antigone
Antigone
Theatre | 14th February 2015 - 14th March 2015 

Theatre Royal Stratford East

Olivier and BAFTA Award-winning Roy Williams, the playwright behind Sucker Punch, puts a contemporary twist on Sophocles's Antigone in 2015. ...More

 
Straight No Chaser
Straight No Chaser
Concerts | On 28th January 2015 

Cadogan Hall

The American collective, Straight No Chaser, formed at Indiana University perform soulful pop tracks for one night only at Cadogan ...More

 
McBusted
Concerts | 4th April 2015 - 5th April 2015 

The O2 Arena

Making the most of their surprise success after forming in early 2014, super group McBusted perform two nights at the ...More

Oh What A Lovely War
Oh What A Lovely War
Theatre | 29th January 2015 - 7th February 2015 

Theatre Royal Stratford East

Built upon the songs that ordinary British soldiers sang during a war that killed 10 million in four years, this ...More

 
Frankie Goes To Hollywood: NYE at Maggie's
Frankie Goes To Hollywood: NYE at Maggie's
Seasonal | On 31st December 2014 

Maggie's

With the dress code '80s and awesome', Maggie's is hosting a Frankie Goes to Hollywood party this New Year's Eve. ...More

 
Sky Garden
Sky Garden
Opens 5th January 2015 

The free-to-access Sky Garden occupying the top three floors of Rafael Vinoly's 37 storey, 525ft 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the ...More

 
Cereal Killer Cafe
Cereal Killer Cafe
Opened 10th December 2014 

It's breakfast all day at the Cereal Killer Cafe where 100 cereals from all over the world can be customized ...More

 
Snaps & Rye
Snaps & Rye
Opened 30th November 2014 

Breakfast on homemade Danish pastries and enjoy traditional Danish rye bread for lunch at Snaps & Rye where meatballs and ...More

 
 
 
 
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